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Grand Daddy Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   38 Long Street, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and my partner stayed at the Grand Daddy Hotel in Cape Town for my birthday last month. It was an absolute pleasure. The room was very modern and clean with an amazing comfy bed! I really have no complaints and would go back in a heartbeat. The location is perfect for those wanting to be in the hustle and... More

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Roodepoort, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We flew down from Jhb to see the trailer park on the roof. Actually closed for renovations, but was not mentioned anywhere on the website. Situated in a very "clubby" area: definitely not the place to stay for older travellers! Room cleaning service was seriously falling short of expectations

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Cape Town, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was very surprised with the quality of both the rooms and food for a 1 star. Was such a great weekend with super friendly staff! I would recommend it, if you like to be in the busy buzzle of Long Street. We also got warned about noise levels as they were having a 21st there the Friday night, but... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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12 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stressed over finding a venue for our Daughter's 21st party which had to be held in Cape Town. 21st Birthday parties are epic events and selecting the right venue is everything. Achieving this remotely from Johannesburg was impossible. Be-Confident Event planners came to the rescue and showed our daughter this venue - Daddy Cool Bar and the adjoining 2... More

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Frankfurt, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed at Grand Daddy's over New Year's (5 nights) and moved twice (room-trailer-room) as they were fully booked. Could have been annoying, but worked swiftly thanks to the staff. Rooms could do with a little refurbishing here and there, but are generally very fine. Breakfast was tasty with a range of warm and could foods. Staff was very attentive... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Excellent location, as 5 minutes up the road is all the late night hangouts on Long Street. Grown up hotel, as most the others closer to the going out places are hostels. Friendly staff on reception, though breakfast staff need to be a bit more attentive to all guests. Breakfast lovely though. Wi-fi good in rooms, with lovely modern spacious... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Best two weeks ever! Compared to the 5 star hotel I also visited in Cape Town, this hotel definitely came out on top, with its larger bed and bathroom that are not only comfortable but also very well equipped. Step out of the Hotel and you immediately feel the fibrant city inviting you to explore it! The restaurant serves a... More

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6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

One of the "mod" new breed of hotels. Nice touch of the old and the new. Comfortable rooms and acceptable service. Certainly worth the visit while in Cape Town. Enjoy the bustle of the city while just a short drive to the sea

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We just stayed in the Grand Daddy for 3 nights - what a great hotel! It is on Long Street, so centrally located. Thank you Bryony and staff for a lovely, comfortable stay. Love the room decor! What a pleasure to enjoy a clean bathroom! The staff are friendly and helpful and Bryony very hands-on. Great value for money! The... More

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Hartbeespoort, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Although this was a business trip, it was a unique experience for us. From the moment we stopped it was just 5* service to the end. Most enjoyable stay in a long time. Will definately go there again and recommend this unique Hotel to anyone.

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Address: 38 Long Street, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Daddy Hotel 4*
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#56 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
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The Grand Daddy is a luxury four-star city hotel with an effervescent, creative soul. Generous, warm and welcoming; The Grand Daddy’s passion is for people. The Grand Daddy’s big talking point is its ‘penthouse’ trailer park, where a collection of vintage Airstream caravans nestle beneath the backdrop of Table Mountain. Each of the 7 two-sleeper trailer suites have been conceptualized and designed by local artists and makes for an accommodation destination like no other. ... more   less 
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