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“Friendly staff, central location”
Review of Grand Daddy Hotel

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Grand Daddy Hotel
Ranked #63 of 110 Hotels in Cape Town Central
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 5 July 2014

Excellent location, as 5 minutes up the road is all the late night hangouts on Long Street. Grown up hotel, as most the others closer to the going out places are hostels. Friendly staff on reception, though breakfast staff need to be a bit more attentive to all guests. Breakfast lovely though. Wi-fi good in rooms, with lovely modern spacious rooms. Roof top bar with airstreams great, bar service need to be better though.

  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Nick P, General Manager at Grand Daddy Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2015

Dear budgetfussy

Thanks for taking the time to give us feedback on the hotel. I am so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. We have looked into the Breakfast setup and employed a breakfast supervisor that has made a big difference with the service over the busy times.

I do hope that we will be able to welcome you back to the hotel

Kind Regards
Nick

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Reviewed 29 June 2014 via mobile

Best two weeks ever! Compared to the 5 star hotel I also visited in Cape Town, this hotel definitely came out on top, with its larger bed and bathroom that are not only comfortable but also very well equipped. Step out of the Hotel and you immediately feel the fibrant city inviting you to explore it! The restaurant serves a really good pasta! Best part? All the staff of this hotel are really helpful and friendly.

Stayed: June 2014, travelled with friends
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Nick P, General Manager at Grand Daddy Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2015

Dear Jéan-Pierre E

Thank you for the feedback of the hotel. I am so glad that you enjoyed your stay and that we exceeded your expectations. The staff at the Grand Daddy are helpful and friendly. We have emphasised this and am glad to hear that are training is being put into practice

I hope that you are able to visit us soon and we look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel

Kind Regards
Nick

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Reviewed 27 June 2014 via mobile

One of the "mod" new breed of hotels. Nice touch of the old and the new. Comfortable rooms and acceptable service. Certainly worth the visit while in Cape Town. Enjoy the bustle of the city while just a short drive to the sea

Stayed: June 2014, travelled with friends
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Nick P, General Manager at Grand Daddy Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2015

Dear Michael S

I am so glad that you enjoyed our stay at the Grand Daddy Hotel. We have recently refurbished our airstream trailers and redesigned the themes and layout. If you are in Cape Town you must pop in to see the new design.

We look forward to welcoming you back the the Grand Daddy Hotel

Kind Regards
Nick

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Reviewed 27 June 2014

We just stayed in the Grand Daddy for 3 nights - what a great hotel! It is on Long Street, so centrally located.
Thank you Bryony and staff for a lovely, comfortable stay. Love the room decor! What a pleasure to enjoy a clean bathroom! The staff are friendly and helpful and Bryony very hands-on.
Great value for money!
The Grand Daddy will definitely see me again next trip to Cape Town.

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled on business
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Nick P, General Manager at Grand Daddy Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2015

Dear 27lizzy

I am so glad you enjoyed your stay at the Grand Daddy. Bryony has left the hotel and I have taken over the reins from her. We recently completed our refurbishment of the airstream trailers on the rooftop and I hope that you will pop in when next you are in Cape Town

Looking forward to welcoming you back to the hotel

Kind Regards
Nick

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Reviewed 27 June 2014

Although this was a business trip, it was a unique experience for us. From the moment we stopped it was just 5* service to the end. Most enjoyable stay in a long time. Will definately go there again and recommend this unique Hotel to anyone.

Stayed: January 2014, travelled on business
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Nick P, General Manager at Grand Daddy Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2015

Dear CathrineVanStraten

Thanks for taking the time to give your feedback on the hotel. I have taken over the running of the hotel and ensuring that all the comments are replied to. I am sire glad you enjoyed your stay at the hotel and you must pop in when next you are in Cape Town. We have recently completed our refurbishment of the rooftop and the airstream trailers now have all new themes.

Kind Regards
Nick

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Reviewed 27 June 2014

If you young in spirit and mind this is the perfect hotel, centrally located with easy Access to the City and night life, great service, and excellent staff.

I go there at least 7 times a year and have enjoyed every stay.

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled on business
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Nick P, General Manager at Grand Daddy Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2015

Dear Normanparkin

Thank you for your feedback about the hotel. I have taken over the running of the Grand Daddy and making sure that all the comments are responded too. I am so glad you enjoyed your stay at the hotel. We have completed the refurbishment of the rooftop and have new themes for all the airstream trailers. You must pop in to see them, when next you are in Cape Town

Warm Regards
Nick

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Reviewed 18 June 2014

please dont let the professional photos fool you. its a old property with dated lift and cramped room. it feels like a hostel . the rooms were so small that after putting down the luggage hardly any place was left to move aorund.

The only saving grace if the hotel is the Location. That is it.

please note: i stayed for a very short tym and dint see the rooftop trailer and the bar so cant comment on those.

  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled on business
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Nick P, General Manager at Grand Daddy Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2015

Dear kshitiz007

Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback on the hotel. I am sorry that you did not enjoy your stay. I have taken over the running of the hotel and ensuring that all the feedback in reviewed and replied to. We refurbished the rooftop last year, and redesigned all the airstream trailers and re-themed each one with a roadtrip destination in South Africa. If you are in Cape Town again, please pop in to see what we have done and I will be delighted to show you around.

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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
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
#40 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#48 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
#56 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
Price Range: £102 - £208 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Daddy Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 33
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 
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