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Grand Daddy Hotel

38 Long Street | Western Cape, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa
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Ranked #73 of 103 Hotels in Cape Town Central
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2012
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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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Gaborone, Botswana
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64 reviews 64 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2012

This is a great, fun hotel. You can't go wrong here if you want to hang out and party in Cape Town. The hotel is on Long Street, so the action is at your doorstep. The hotel also has a great party atmosphere, with a cool bar and a trailer park on the roof. When we stayed here, there was... More 

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2012

My husband and I stayed 5 nights in the Grand Daddy Suite (Room 205) and loved it! The hotel was beautiful--very hip vibe with local designers--in a central location. Pros: Clean, spacious rooms, fridge in the room, a/c, lovely free breakfasts with hot options like eggs, sausage, and mushrooms, great rooftop bar, helpful friendly staff who recommended a great wine... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2011

My friend and I stayed here for 4 nights during our visit to Cape Town. The staff were so awesome and helpful with everything. No complaints about anything whatsoever.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2011

My boyfriend and I spent a weekend here. We originally wanted to stay in a rooftop trailer but they were fully booked so we stayed in a superior room inside the hotel and I'm very glad we did. I think the trailers would be fun but the hotel definitely looked more comfortable and private as they had events on the... More 

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Cochrane, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2011

My partner and I are both travel agents and spent two nights to get a good experience of the hotel. The staff and front desk are very professional and extremely helpful in making reservations etc. The hotel is funky and vibey and definitely more suited to a young and holiday crowd. The bar and rooftop area is very cool and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2011

My boyfriend and I (29 and 31 from London) stayed here for 1 night at the end of the garden route. We were originally given the trailer van called “Love of Lace”. This was the PINK trailer. My boyfriend HATED it and if I am honest it looked a little tacky. We then asked if they had any other free... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2011

A friend of mine each got an Airstream trailer on the top of the roof. The trailers are small - not the kind of place you want to stretch out in for several days. But for a night or two, it's definitely worth it, especially if you appreciate a rooftop bar steps away from your room and gorgeous locals everywhere.... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2011

We stayed in the Afrofunk trailer on the roof... so much fun!! The menu was delicious, we ordered room service almost 3 times a day and when we got thirsty, we just had to step outside and visit the cosy roof top bar. Fabulous experience! Highly recommend it!

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Chico, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2011

We just returned (28 of us in our TBE group) from a nearly 3-week trip through South Africa, and our stay at the Grand Daddy Hotel in Cape Town was certainly memorable! We wanted to start the trip out with a bang - something fun and quirky. Overnighting in an American-designed and manufactured Airstream, shipped across the Atlantic ocean and... More 

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Winterthur, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2011

At the Grand Daddy they make you feel at home straight away. The staff is very friendly and helpful if you have any questions or desires and with Shane we met the daddy we never had! We stayed in a nice and clean regular room but next time we would move up to a stream liner. We very much enjoyed... More 

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