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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked the rooftop movie and a trailer for a one night stay and it was truly a fun night. The trailer stay came with breakfast, which was served in the downstairs restaurant and was excellent. Trailer was brlliant - it is a trailer though, so for a one night experience awesome, but wouldn't want to stay longer than that. It...

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Brenda38CT, General Manager at Grand Daddy Hotel, responded to this review

Dear fabulouslytripping, Thank you for your super review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your 'drive-in' experience on our rooftop. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. Regards, Brenda.

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The bar on the roof of the Grand Daddy Hotel is surely unique. Set amongst the Airstream Trailers which guests can book for overnight, and you would mingle with them where they sit in the bar area which is their communal lounge. They serve great cocktails and American light meals. Sometimes they have live music.

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Brenda38CT, General Manager at Grand Daddy Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Wouter d, Thank you for your review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your time on the rooftop. Regards, Brenda.

Sydney
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had conference then few days holiday in Cape Town and searched for somewhere a little less "beige" than your typical Hilton or Sheraton. The Grand Daddy was certainly it. The rooftop terrace where we stayed in the Gold Rush caravan was unique. Fun, luxurious (for a trailer!) and central. Fantastic staff who did everything they could to assist us, great...

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Brenda38CT, General Manager at Grand Daddy Hotel, responded to this review

Dear drdaveyt, Thank you for your review and for choosing the rooftop for your stay in Cape Town. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Regards, Brenda

London
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We literally just stumbled over this amazing place. We were in Long St looking for somewhere to have a drink and spotted this place - not knowing that it would be the hidden gem of Cape Town. It is a hotel wih a twist. This revamped 19th Centuary Cape Dutch Building has lots of lovely restored features inside but up...

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Brenda38CT, General Manager at Grand Daddy Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Girardina, Thank you for your super review, we sincerely hope to see you at the Grand Daddy again soon. Regards, Brenda.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The rooms are so awesome would really tell all my friends to come. Amazing views and vibes. Food is very good. Being on the roof for movies is just an all time favorite. This alone is an amazing experience.

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Brenda38CT, General Manager at Grand Daddy Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Stefni V, Thank you for your super review, we are looking forward to welcoming you again soon to the Grand Daddy! Regards, Brenda.

Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 14 February 2017

such a speciel hotel, with campers and a bar on the rooftop in the center of town. only 200 meters from the tourist office ad hop on- hop off buses and lots of Places to eat. If you want they can also offer you more traditones rooms.

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Brenda38CT, General Manager at Grand Daddy Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Conelius, Thank you for your review, and for choosing the Grand Daddy for your stay. We hope to welcome you again soon. Regards, Brenda.

Chichester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 February 2017

The. Quality. And. Service was the best in the whole of my 70days in Africa The food was well presented and cooked to perfection. So much so I had to eat there today too and it was equally as good WELL DONE

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Brenda38CT, General Manager at Grand Daddy Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Bacchus631222, Thank you for your review. We are so pleased you chose our lovely Thirty Ate Eatery to enjoy your lunch. Our chef Dion was delighted to receive your feedback, and we hope to see you again soon! Regards, Brenda.

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Stayed 2 nights at the Grand Daddy Hotel. The location on Long Street is very good and not at the crazy section. A walk down long street a couple blocks will turn into a party type atmosphere. Rooms Stayed in one of the airstream trailers for the first night.(beach house) Good experience at least for a night. The trailer itself...

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Dear Thetriphunters, Thank you for a super review! We are looking forward to welcoming you back to the Grand Daddy soon. Regards, Brenda.

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 3 February 2017

We originally came to the Grand Daddy Hotel for a 3-night stay. Loved Cape Town so much we extended it another week. Great location, nice breakfast, and the hotel staff make you feel like family! The rooftop bar makes an amazing mojito! All around a great hotel in Cape Town!

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Brenda38CT, General Manager at Grand Daddy Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Natalie M, Thank you for your super review, and for choosing to stay at the Grand Daddy. We loved having you at the hotel and hopefully we will see you again soon. Regards, Brenda.

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 2 February 2017

We arrived at Grand Daddy and made our way to the roof top, the staff are friendly and accommodating. Got given our picnic baskets for the open air theater which was screening The Notebook. The food was fresh and delicious. More than enough, we were concerned there wouldn't be enough. Wraps, cheese and biscuits, dips, popcorn, brownies and salads. They...

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Dear LauraMay22, Thank you for your review, we are looking forward to seeing you again soon! Regards, Brenda.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Grand Daddy is a luxury four-star city hotel with an effervescent, creative soul. Generous, warm and welcoming; The Grand Daddy’s passion is for people. The Grand Daddy’s big talking point is its ‘penthouse’ trailer park, where a collection of vintage Airstream caravans nestle beneath the backdrop of Table Mountain. Each of the 7 two-sleeper trailer suites have been conceptualized and designed by local artists and makes for an accommodation destination like no other. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grand Daddy Hotel

Address: 38 Long Street | Western Cape, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central > City Bowl
Price Range: $184 - $349 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Daddy Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 33
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Grand Daddy Hotel Cape Town, South Africa
Hotel Style:
#40 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#49 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
#52 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
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“Best. Food in cape. Town”
 of 5 bubbles Bacchus631222, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Try the caravan overnight with air con and a cocktail bar ensuite!”
 of 5 bubbles Fi0naE2014, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“make sure to confirm your room has a window.”
 of 5 bubbles trendytravller, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Poor experience, poor value for money.”
 of 5 bubbles marcoL7042GU, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Trailers are fun - Karoo has internal shower”
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 of 5 bubbles TimManchester, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
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