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The Grand Daddy
38 Long Street (Cape Town) 8001

The Grand Daddy
The Grand Daddy offers 4-star rooms, suites and luxury, roof-top caravans in Cape Town city centre. It is located on the popular Long Street, a 15-minute walk from the V&A Waterfront. Wi-Fi is free. The elegant accommodation at The Grand Daddy includes a flat-screen TV and air conditioning. Guests can also enjoy the unique experience of staying in individually designed caravans that share a common roof-top patio area. Thirty Ate restaurant serves fresh dishes inspired by the Mediterranean cuisine, while the Daddy Cool Bar and the Sky Bar offer a variety of cocktails and local wines. The friendly staff creates an inviting atmosphere for guests, provides 24-hour assistance and can offer tips on what to do and see in the area. The rooftop Pink Flamingo Outdoor Cinema hosts film premiers every Monday. The Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) is 1 km away from The Grand Daddy.
Score from 142 reviews
Superb 8.7/10
Rooms: 33   calendar  (Search)
Address: 38 Long Street, Cape Town 8001  map (Map)

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Sight-seeing. location. rooms and decor. relaxation / sports facilities would be a bonus. bar too noisy.

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The Grand Daddy Room information

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Penthouse Trailer
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ZAR 1410.00
The roof-top Airstream Penthouse Park is a collection of vintage trailers. Each is individually named and decorated: Afro Funk, Dorothy, Ballad of John & Yoko, Love of Lace, Goldilocks & the 3 Bears and Pleasantville. The well-insulated trailers are enclosed by a tidy garden complete with mailboxes, and include air conditioning, hot and cold running water, and flushing toilets and showers. Communal areas include a tented sky bar with generous couches and heaters, and the Pink Flamingo Cinema. The trailers are connected by a series of timber walkways and indigenous gardens.

Room Facilities:
Toilet, Telephone, Slippers, Shower, Seating Area, Satellite TV, Minibar, Ironing Facilities, Iron, Heating, Hairdryer, Bathroom Amenities, Bathroom, Air Conditioning

Sugar Daddy Suite
[Room Information]
ZAR 2000.00
Featuring a French-style balcony overlooking Long Street, this luxurious open-plan suite comes with a lounge area. Its spacious en-suite is fitted with separate bath and shower.

Room Facilities:
Work Desk, Toilet, Telephone, Shower, Seating Area, Satellite TV, Safety Deposit Box, Minibar, Ironing Facilities, Iron, Heating, Hairdryer, Extra Long Beds (> 2 metres), Bathroom Amenities, Bathroom, Bathrobe, Bath, Balcony, Air Conditioning

Superior Room
[Room Information]
ZAR 1410.00
This spacious room includes 1 king or 2 twin beds.

Room Facilities:
Work Desk, Toilet, Telephone, Satellite TV, Safety Deposit Box, Minibar, Ironing Facilities, Iron, Heating, Hairdryer, Extra Long Beds (> 2 metres), Bathroom Amenities, Bathroom, Bathrobe, Bath or Shower, Air Conditioning

Amenities at The Grand Daddy

Shuttle Service (surcharge), Shuttle Service (free), Shuttle Service, Car Rental, Airport Shuttle (surcharge), Airport Shuttle
Wi-Fi/Wireless LAN, Internet Services, Free Wi-Fi Internet Access
Pools and wellness
Non-Smoking Rooms, Heating, Family Rooms, Elevator, Airconditioning
WiFi everywhere, Private parking, Parking
Front-desk/reception area services
Tour Desk, Safety Deposit Box, Luggage Storage, Concierge Service, 24-Hour Front Desk
Food & Drink
Room Service, Restaurant (à la carte), Restaurant, Packed Lunches, Breakfast in the Room, Breakfast details, Bar
Entertainment and children services
Babysitting/Child Services
Common areas
Communal lounge/TV room
Cleaning services
Laundry, Ironing Service, Dry Cleaning
Business facilities
Meeting/Banquet Facilities, Fax/Photocopying, Business Centre
Movie nights

Food & Drink

The M Café opens daily for breakfast, lunch and casual dining and is a favourite with the locals. Enjoy a meal at the hotel restaurant or opt for a drink at the M Bar & Lounge, where you can relax in red leather chairs while listening to subtle background music.

Hotel information details

Long Street's historic The Grand Daddy has been reinvented into a 25-room boutique hotel. The Grand Daddy, which has seen stylistic changes throughout the decades, has adopted a plush new contemporary interior. The Grand Daddy also features the Veranda restaurant, M Cafe and an upmarket bar: the M-Bar & Lounge.

Important information to guests

Please note that the rooftop Pink Flamingo Outdoor Cinema is weather dependent. Please note that the property has no parking on site but hotel guests can park at a nearby parkade, one block away. Dear Visitor, this region is currently experiencing drought conditions. Please be aware that certain properties are subject to comply with local water usage restrictions.

Information about the area

The Grand Daddy is the perfect base from which to explore Cape Town and the area’s endless touring options and beaches. Located in famous Long Street, the hotel is close to Green Market Square, as well as award-winning restaurants, theatres, nightclubs, bars, shopping centres, championship golf courses and other sporting facilities.

For the nature-lover, hiking trails, whale and bird watching spots and adventure activities such as shark-diving and paragliding are minutes away.

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Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, The Grand Daddy offers accommodation in Cape Town, 800 metres from Long Street. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. All rooms have a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. Certain rooms have a seating area where you can relax. Rooms are equipped with a private bathroom. Extras include free toiletries and a hair dryer. There is a 24-hour front desk at the property. The hotel also offers car hire. V&A Waterfront is 2 km from The Grand Daddy, while Sea Point Pavilion Swimming is 3.3 km from the property. The nearest airport is Cape Town International Airport, 17 km from the property.

Room information details

This hotel offers a selection of accommodation types from hotel rooms to roof top airstream trailers.

Travelling information

From the airport: *Exit the airport and continue for approx 3 km, *Merge into the N2 Highway, *Follow N2 Stad / City Sign, *After approx 18 km move into lane with Strand Street Sign, *Proceed up Strand Street for 1/2 km, *Then turn left into Long Street, *The Hotel is 100 meters further on the right (corner Long and Castle Street).

The Grand Daddy Policies

14:00 -
- 11:00
Accepted CreditCards at Hotel
The hotel reserves the right to preauthorise credit cards prior to arrival.
American Express, Visa, MasterCard, Maestro, MasterCard
Cancellation Policy
If cancelled up to 2 days before date of arrival, the first night will be charged.
If cancelled later or in case of no-show, the total price of the reservation will be charged.
Children and Extra Bed Policy
All children are welcome.
All children under 2 years stay free of charge for cots.
Up to two children from 2 to 12 years are charged 50 % of the room stay per night when using existing bedding.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
Maximum capacity of babycots in a room is 1.
Deposit Policy
25 percent of the total amount will be charged on the day of booking and is refundable.
75 percent of the total amount will be charged on the day of arrival and is non-refundable.
VAT and city/tourist taxes
14 % VAT is included.
Service charge is not applicable.
1 % city/tourist tax per person per night is included.
Wi-fi is available in the entire hotel and charges are applicable.
Meal Plan
Buffet breakfast costs ZAR 85 per person per night.
Private parking is possible on site (reservation is needed) and costs ZAR 50 per day.
Pets are not allowed.

Terms and Conditions

We never charge your credit card when you make a reservation - you will pay for your stay at the hotel. Our reservation service is free of charge, without any administration fees. Cancellation is also free of charge unless it is clearly stated. We take the privacy of your personal data very seriously. All your personal data is encrypted and processed securely. More information can be found in our terms and conditions and privacy statement.

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