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Grand Daddy Hotel

38 Long Street | Western Cape, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa
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New York City, New York
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39 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Decent 3 star property. We just slept here, didn't get to spend more then 5 hours. The rooms were decent, small in size though. Staff was friendly. The lift cannot carry more then 4 persons, so half our group walked through stairs. They had packed us breakfast as we were leaving early for the airport, and it was nice.

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

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay on Trip Advisor. We are so glad you enjoyed your brief time with us but next time you must be sure to spend longer than a few hours! Kind Regards Bryony More 

Corfu, Greece
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13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014 via mobile

Fantastic place to start a trio in Cape Town, stayed in the Afro funk trailer for 3 nights, the main room and bed was very comfortable. Bathroom small and tired but the view of table mountain from the bed made up for that. The restaurant is excellent especially the mussels in cream and garlic. The restaurant manager is great fun... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay on Trip Advisor. We are so glad you enjoyed your time in our Airstream Trailer Park and your meal in L'Apero Restaurant! We are constantly trying to think of a way of including a pool in the limited space we have on the rooftop but in the meantime... More 

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

I went to Cape Town for a business trip to stay for 2 days, and Grand Daddy made my trip very pleasant! With a great location and nice ambiance, I felt very welcome to the city. And the breakfast was delicious to!

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

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your positive review. We really appreciate the feedback and are delighted you were made to feel so welcome in our beautiful city! We hope to welcome you back again in the near future. Kind regards Bryony More 

Strand, South Africa
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19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

I had wanted to stay at the Grand Daddy Hotel for years because judging from their website, the rooftop trailer park looked so good and I loved the idea of the different themes. My dear husband surprised me on Valentine's Day with a night at the hotel. I was so excited and surprised when we arrived, as this isn't not... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review on Trip Advisor about your stay in one of our Airstream Trailers. I am very glad we were able to communicate via email and rectify the situation to your satisfaction. I do also want to thank you again for your positive comments about the staff and also the cooked breakfast. That feedback in... More 

Hermanus, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Stayed at the Grand Daddy over the weekend of the 1st Feb. It was an awesome weekend spent and definitely a good spoil for my Mom, who had just celebrated her 49th Birthday. The staff was friendly and the check-in process was speedy. We enjoyed the central location, as everywhere we wanted to go was within walking distance. Rooms are... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review regarding your stay and the recommendation. We are delighted you and your mom had such a great stay especially on such a special occasion! We hope to see you both again in the near future. Kind regards Bryony More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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134 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

The Grand daddy is an institution in Cape Town. The rooms are fine nad the service is good. The best kept secret of this establishment is the trailer park. This is a cool and fun place to stay in. It gives you a totally different view of the city. The hotel is right in the middle of long street making... More 

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Nick P, General Manager at Grand Daddy Hotel, responded to this review

Dear SwaziQueen I have taken over the running of the hotel and so glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. We have refurbished the airstreams on the rooftop at the end of last year and even updated their themes. You will be glad to hear that we have just refurbished out lift so it is looking all new and spanky!... More 

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

We stayed in one of the rooms in the hotel and although our room was very comfortable, in general the hotel seems to need a coat of paint and a general upgrade. It was just looking a bit shabby for such an iconic place. The service we had in the restaurant was excellent - it seems a pity not to... More 

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Nick P, General Manager at Grand Daddy Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Shelly O I have taken over the running of the hotel and am glad to report that we have invested a refurbishment. The entire rooftop was closed for 3 months and we redid all the airstreams with new themes. We have done quiet a bit of maintenance this winter and the hotel is looking good. We are even planning... More 

Doha, Qatar
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

The sheer quirkiness of the venu is a great, we stayed in an Airstream caravan which was fun, but there was a down side. People can access the roof where the caravans are sited and we had one group actually open the door to our caravan to look inside! I did ask him where they were staying so that I... More 

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Nick P, General Manager at Grand Daddy Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Darryn B I have taken over the running of the hotel and am glad to report that we have invested a refurbishment. The entire rooftop was closed for 3 months and we redid all the airstreams with new themes. They all have wetrooms now, except one that has a separate but private ensuit. We have done quiet a bit... More 

Lilongwe, Malawi
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

I'd been excited to stay in the Airsteams on the roof of the Grand Daddy Hotel since years ago when I stayed at Daddy Long Legs (art boutique sister hotel on Long street.) However, immediately upon arrival we were shown the John and Yoko airsteam which was so small that the bathroom was outside next to the bar. We were... More 

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Nick P, General Manager at Grand Daddy Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Andrea I have taken over the running of the hotel and am glad to report that we have invested a refurbishment. The entire rooftop was closed for 3 months and we redid all the airstreams with new themes. We are even planning a refurbishment of the restaurant in the coming weeks. I do hope you are able to come... More 

Cape Town
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

This year we had one of our year end work functions held at the Grand Daddy Hotel. Positioned right in the heart of Cape Town - in the famous LONG Street - a trendy street for night life in Cape Town. The hotel is very old, traditional in it's interior.Cocktails were served on the roof top, together with canepes served... More 

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Nick P, General Manager at Grand Daddy Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Fiona I have taken over the running of the hotel and am glad to hear you had a great end of year function. I am happy to report that we have invested a refurbishment of the rooftop. The entire rooftop was closed for 3 months and we redid all the airstreams with new themes. We are even planning a... More 

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