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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Thanks for that nice experience. It is a beatiful scenery and we enjoyed the silence of the nature. Next time we will make our booking earlier to catch one of the big trailer. We stayed at birdie and it is really a small one.

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Hout Bay
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at Old Mac Daddy for a weekend and we were so relaxed by the time we went home! It is so quiet and peaceful, the perfect place to switch off. The staff members are all very friendly and helpful and the accommodation is really something special. We will definitely stay there again.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was amazing. 10/10 would recommend. The people and the place were amazing and were always willing to help and more importantly, have a laugh. I also liked that our privacy was respected. The views are amazing

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EbenOdendaal, General Manager at Old Mac Daddy, responded to this review

Hi Anne, Wow, thanks for your awesome review regarding your recent stay at Old Mac Daddy. We so happy you found Old Mac and it's staff amazing. The views overlooking the beautiful Elgin Valley is truly wonderful. We hope to welcome you back soon to experience even more we have to offer. Kind Regards Eben Odendaal & The Old Mac...

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice! Beautiful setting! Love the themes ! Beautiful time away from the city and yet so close... trailer was very cute you can just add new pillows in the Bee they very old... pool was dirty and no towels.. the rest was stunning!

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EbenOdendaal, General Manager at Old Mac Daddy, responded to this review

Hi Charlotte, Thank you for taking the time to write us your review regarding your recent stay at Old Mac Daddy. We are happy to hear you found the setting beautiful and you loved the themes of the trailers. We do want to apologize for any inconvenience that may have been caused regarding the pool towels and I can promise...

South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stumbled upon this little gem in my own country by accident, just to find out that OMD already existed for about 6 years! I brought an overseas friend of mine with me and we were both in awe!! In future I will refer all foreign friends and SA friends to visit OMD with an overnight stay. Your service and...

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1Thank B6334AVjeanh
EbenOdendaal, General Manager at Old Mac Daddy, responded to this review

Hi Jean, Wow, thanks for your awesome review regarding your recent stay at Old Mac Daddy. We are so happy to hear you had an fantastic time with us and that you enjoyed every moment in Elgin Valley. We hope to welcome you back soon to Old Mac to enjoy even more we have to offer. Kind Regards Eben Odendaal...

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic weekend away with friends, will definitely be back in the near future. Loved the accommodation and enjoyed the stand up paddle boarding. The staff were friendly and very helpful, can recommend this for a lovely weekend away.

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EbenOdendaal, General Manager at Old Mac Daddy, responded to this review

Hi Inge, Thanks for your great review regarding your recent stay at Old Mac Daddy. We are glad you had an fantastic weekend with your friends in Elgin Valley and that you enjoyed the SUP on offer at Daddy's Beach & Bar. We look forward to welcome you back soon to Old Mac. Kind Regards Eben Odendaal & The Old...

Durbanville
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything was brilliant. Fantastic food, rooms are really awesome. Service was great. Beach bar was really nice. Be aware of walking up some stairs to the various rooms, but its well worth it as the rooms are great.

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EbenOdendaal, General Manager at Old Mac Daddy, responded to this review

Hi Frikkie, Thank you very much for taking the time to write us such a awesome review regarding your recent stay at Old Mac Daddy. We are so happy to hear you found everything brilliant and that you enjoyed your time with us. We look forward to welcome you back soon to Old Mac Daddy. Kind Regard Eben Odendaal &...

Cape May Court House, New Jersey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Trailers are gorgeous we reserved 4 of them, unfortunately due to weather we couldn't enjoy the beach bar , please note the service at reception is great - the restaurant was very disappointing, to few staff, not great service

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EbenOdendaal, General Manager at Old Mac Daddy, responded to this review

Hi Natalie, Thank you very much for taking the time to give us your feedback regarding your recent stay at Old Mac Daddy. So sad to hear the weather did not play along on your visit to experience our Daddy's Beach & Bar with activities. I would like to apologize for any inconvenience that may have been caused with your...

Stellenbosch
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything was just perfect, the food was delicious, the staff were so friendly and helpful, the surroundings are beautiful, the accommodation is so unique - we couldn't fault them on anything! Worth every cent!

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EbenOdendaal, General Manager at Old Mac Daddy, responded to this review

Hi Wanda, Thank you for your awesome review regarding your recent stay at Old Mac Daddy. We are happy to hear our staff was friendly and helpful and that you found the surroundings of Old Mac beautiful and the accommodation unique. We hope to welcome you back soon to Elgin Valley. Kind Regards Eben Odendaal & The Old Mac Team!...

Durban
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My son and I had a wonderful time at Macdaddys....will definitely be back and this time for a longer stay. The location is beautiful and there are so many activities on offer you will always have something interesting to do!

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EbenOdendaal, General Manager at Old Mac Daddy, responded to this review

Hi Delphi, Thank you very much for your great review regarding your recent visit to Old Mac Daddy with your son. With the beautiful location of Old Mac in Elgin Valley we are happy to hear you had a wonderful time and would like to visit again for a longer stay. Kind Regards Eben Odendaal & The Old Mac Team!...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Part wholesome caravan park, part designer farm lodge, Old Mac Daddy Trailer Hotel is a new chapter in adventure, escapism and pure relaxation. Set on the pine-whispering slopes of a beautiful corner of the Elgin Valley, Old Mac Daddy is a collection of vintage Airstream Trailer Suites, each designed by an artist, designer or creative living and working in Cape Town. Fully catered and serviced; Old Mac Daddy offers trailer units with themed bedrooms and earth-friendly living spaces. A big designer barn is the communal area where all meals are served. Visit the Grolsch bar or take a dip in the swimming pool, explore the area or just relax. TRAILER SUITES Old Mac Daddy consists of ten trailer suites, two lake-side units and a family farm house - Daddy’s Villa. Each of our trailer suites is a world of its own. The Airstreams themselves have been transformed into bespoke bedrooms; each with its own theme, style and feeling from the magical to the quirky and a whole range of delicate and wonderful things in between. All but the lakeside suites, have additional living areas and decks, which allow for light-filled lounging (or use it as a kids bedroom) and time out. An en-suite bathroom with shower adds luxury to the experience making it a camping holiday like no other. Heated in winter, cooled in summer and cleverly insulated throughout, you will be sleeping way past the first cock-a-doodle-doo! THE BARN, RESTAURANT AND GROLSCH BARThis barn is more of an off-piste designer ski-lodge (without the snow, of course) boasting dramatic agrarian vistas and a vibe that says poolside in summer, fireside in winter. The indoor-outdoor Barn is where guests can enjoy healthy, wholesome meals, and treats throughout the day. Chef Siya Mnguni and restaurateur Gordon Manuel have composed a kitchen vision that centres around fresh, local ingredients and big appetites. Grolsch, the premium Dutch beer behind the sleek, magnetic Airstream, is also the creative force behind the world-class bar at the heart of the park. The large 13-metre bar makes a bold statement with its size and striking finishes. One of only a few to offer Grolsch draught, the bar is fitted with a stainless steel tap imported from Europe. Old Mac Daddy welcomes small people with an indoor-outdoor play area and a daily kiddies meal. Parents must take heed however that a pool and natural, unfenced lakes are a part of this landscape and children should be watched at all times. CONFERENCING & CELEBRATIONSA brilliant venue for conferences, meetings, pow-wows, retreats, celebrations and weddings – Old Mac Daddy can be rented entirely for functions or partially for meetings. A boardroom/conference area is located on the property (seats 20). Wireless broadband is available for those needing to get some work done. WHO IS IT FOR?Old Mac Daddy is for anyone who needs a break from the city. Anyone who wants to breathe fresh air, have apple juice run down their chin and swim in the farm dam and spend star-shot nights melting marshmallows over the fire. It’s for anyone who loves to take brisk walks in winter and then curl up in front of a cosy fire. Old Mac Daddy is for everyone. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Old Mac Daddy

Address: 112 Valley Road | Grabouw, 7160, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District
Price Range: $96 - $244 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Old Mac Daddy 2*
Number of rooms: 15
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