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Grand Daddy Hotel

38 Long Street | Western Cape, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa
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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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Campinas, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2012

Really enjoyed the rooftop trailer accommodations and the rooftop bar. Super cool place! I didn't partially like the location, as it seemed a bit seedy after hours - a la Long Street in general. Also, it seemed overpriced for what it was, by about 25-50%. If you are looking for a cool place to stay in Cape Town, and hang... More 

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Bryony S, General Manager at Grand Daddy Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this review about your stay at the Grand Daddy Hotel, we really appreciate all feedback. We are delighted you found the hotel a great place to hang out; this is what we ultimately want – our guests to have a great time without having to travel anywhere to do so!! Long Street... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012

We stayed three nights in a suite with our to kids. The suite was very nice nd well decorated. The hotel is well located and the staff is always smiling. The breakfast is very good. We had a very pleasan time at the Grand Daddy hotel. Veronique & Geoffroy France

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Bryony S, General Manager at Grand Daddy Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Veronique & Geoffroy, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your stay at the Grand Daddy Hotel. We really enjoyed having you and your family stay with us and hope to see you again when you next visit Cape Town! More 

Halifax, Nova Scotia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

The Grand Daddy is definitely unique, located in the heart of Long Street, and a great place to stay if you are looking for something different. We stayed in one of the suites which was very comfy and well furnished. The restaurant was good with excellent service and I can't say enough about the outstanding concierge service. Ask for Taleeb... More 

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Bryony S, General Manager at Grand Daddy Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your stay at the Grand Daddy Hotel. We were delighted to read that you found the service in L’Apero and from the concierge excellent and look forward to welcoming you back again in the near future. More 

Gothenburg
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2012

We stayed here for two nights and it was a nice stay. Rooms were clean. The staff were very friendly. We asked them about good restaurants and they adviced us about two really good ones. It was valentine's day but despite of this they got us a booking at one of them and even called my cell phone to inform... More 

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SergioDreyer, General Manager at Grand Daddy Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review and I am so glad to hear that our staff went that extra mile to ensure you enjoyed your Valentine's Day. We look forward to seeing you in Cape Town again in the future. More 

Windhoek, Namibia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2012

I stayed a couple of nights both in the rooms and the trailer. The rooms are comfy and with all the amenities you'd require. The hotel nicely combines a funky feel for modern Cape Town with the charm of the city centre. If you choose the trailers stay for one or at a push two nights. It is quite cramped... More 

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Amanda V, Manager at Grand Daddy Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay in both our Airstream Trailers and regular rooms. I do agree with you that 1 or 2 nights in a Trailer is perfect for the experience and then we also recommend moving to a normal room for that little extra space. I am sorry to... More 

Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2012

From the lobby with the classic lift to the trailers on the roof, this is one unique experience. The location is great as a walk down the street gets you to the street market with lots of restaurants and cafes. The hotel itself has a restaurant that serves hot breakfast, lunch and dinner (closed on Sunday evening) and a bar... More 

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Kissimmee, Florida
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24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2012

Great Hotel..I stayed for 3 nights at this hotel, rooms are modern and nice, with room safes, the Flat screen Tv had lot of american shows and good british soccer live from the UK. and Top gear. There was breakfast which is included, very nice its mixture of Cooked breakfast and contintail breakast, tHe staf are very helful.. The hotel... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2012

We stayed in the Pleasentville Airstream for one night...extremely hipster. If I had an ironic T-Shirt and painted-on jeans, I would have been right at home (although we did not, and still had a great time). The rooftop trailer park was very unique. We hung out on our "patio" and had sundowners with our neighbors. The trailer itself was very... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

I enjoyed the different experience in the trailer park on the rooftop. It was more noisy than being in the hotel and I was grateful that the air conditioner worked during the warm day and the heater worked when it was colder at night. The shower was tricky for me to use being a 6'4" tall person but the trailer... More 

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East London, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2012

Stayed a night, and wish we had stayed longer. An amazing and unique hotel experience. Highly recommended. Has the city bustle about it, you can feel the pulse of cape town running through this trendy and stylish gaunt. Stayed in the Sugar Daddy Suity. Awesome!

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