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Daddy Long Legs Boutique Hotel

134 Long St, Cape Town Central 8010, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Burlington, Iowa
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel is conveniently located, but a lot less costly than the V&A area. It wouldn't be for everyone. The room is small and the bathroom door was see-through. Wasn't a big issue for us since we're brothers, but I could see that being a problem for a lot of people. The staff was really good about helping us with... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Prior to my arrival, I received several warnings to be careful/vigalint in this area however once I arrived, there was no issue. I loved this buzzing part of town. The accommodation here is very basic but really nicely styled. No frills but none were necessary as it was merely a base for exploring Cape Town. I enjoyed a few drinks... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The hotel is nicely located on Long Street, perfect to just stumble straight from the bars to bed. It is perfect if you want budget but can't do backpackers. I paid £50 ($80) for a clean spacious double room. The staff were all very friendly and helpful.

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Bellville, South Africa
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Saw the lovely pictures on the website and though - what a funcky hotel......mmmmm, talk about looks can be deceving...... old building in busy/noicy part of Cape Town. No parking for your car. No TV in room. No kettle in room. No barfridge in room. No bath in bedroom. No windows in room - well, tiny tiny windows at top... More 

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Jason R, General Manager at Daddy Long Legs Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Y2Travel Thanks for sharing with us, we rely on all the constructive criticism and guests personal experiences to better our Hotel and allow us to offer guests a great experience when staying with us. I do apologize in advance for what seems to have been an unsatisfactory stay with us. Our Building is indeed an old building, we are... More 

Paris, France
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31 reviews 31 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Of course this is not a Multinational owned & standardized Hotel, as you may know, each room is decorated by a local artist & the feeling to actually sleep inside someone's art creation is very inspiring... For our first encounter with South Africa, just after the plane, Long street was perfect; music shop, restaurants & bars, with a Louisiana kinda... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Got off to a bad start with this place and it just kept getting worse. I have no idea how it can possibly have won the 'Trip Advisor' prize. After booking two rooms online I called to ask about parking, and was told that they didn't have any rooms for us. It was booked through 'Booking.com' so I was told... More 

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Milan, Italy
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Where to start? The staff is completely unkind, they just watched us while we were carrying our huge baggage up the stairs, without any help (and we were two little girls). In addition to this, our room was without any window, the towels and linens were dirty and looked old. The rooms are very noisy, you can hear the steps... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I had no idea where we were staying when my partner booked our accommodation and was pleasantly surprised by this artistic space. The art in the reception area had my attention from the moment we arrived and we got a sneak peak at three of the available rooms to make our choice. Freshly Ground was our selection for the night... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

With two kids, 3 & 5 years old, our choice was almost perfect for us. I think most of the parents would complain about the laud music from downstairs bar, yet the kids were getting deadly tired during the day to hear it. :) And while they were sleeping, we set in our balcony as a couple, enjoying African vine... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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177 reviews 177 reviews
43 hotel reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I visited again - this time know what not to expect (as per my previous review). Going there with this in mind was a much better experience. We stayed in the emergency room which probably is one of the better options to stay in. Surrounded by mirrors and red walls; on the street. So you can opt to open the... More 

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