Grand Daddy - Cape Town

38 Long Street, Cape Town, South Africa, 8001  show map
 4 stars
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Grand Daddy - Cape Town

Wi-Fi
Parking
Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Cafe

Coffee shop

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Exercise gym

Spa and relaxation

Massage

Overview

Grand Daddy Hotel is a 4-star property situated about 13 km from Robben Island. Since 1874 the hotel has been hosting guests in a 4-story Georgian building.

Grand Daddy Hotel lies in the heart of Cape Town. The property is in a 10-minute walk to Cape Town city center.

There are shopping places, such as a market and a mall nearby.

Cape Town International airport is situated within a 25-minute drive from Grand Daddy Hotel.

Rooms

Guests are offered soundproof guestrooms featuring wireless internet, TV with satellite channels, coffee/tea makers, a personal computer and an iron with ironing board along with Victorian décor. Staying at Grand Daddy Hotel guests can enjoy the garden. They also have private bathrooms with a shower, a hairdryer and free toiletries.

Eat & Drink

Guests can have breakfast in the restaurant every morning. Mr Pickwick's is about 50 meters away and serves contemporary and African specialties.

Services

There are a safe deposit box, a garage and a luggage storage available on the premises.

Relax

Grand Daddy Hotel also offers babysitting, high chairs and cots for guests staying with children.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Year renovated:   2008.  Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   33.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • No parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • No wheelchair access
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Coffee shop
  • Multilingual staff
  • Mobile phone network

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym
  • Diving
  • Sailing
  • Pedal boating
  • Basketball
  • Golf course
  • Squash
  • Aerobics

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Room service
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Limousine service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Full board
  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Buffet breakfast

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • High chairs
  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Massage
  • Library

Room view

  • Garden view
  • City view
  • Courtyard view

Room facilities

  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Connecting rooms
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Bathrobe
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Hi-Fi
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
  • Blackout curtains

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 12 years
Extra bed ZAR 450
There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Grand Daddy - Cape Town Cape Town location
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Hotel Address:

38 Long Street, Cape Town, South Africa, 8001

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City Center
  • Cape Town
    600 m
Airports
  • Cape Town International (CPT)
    17.7 km
Train Stations
  • Cape Town
    500 m
  • Esplanade
    2.4 km
Underground stations
  • Metropolitan Golf Club
    2.5 km
Restaurants
  • Mr Pickwick's
    10 m
  • Roberto's (cuisine: Central European)
    40 m
Beaches
  • Bloubergstrand Beach
    250 m
  • Kommetjie
    250 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    33

Rooms and availability

Grand Daddy photos Room
Park Rooftop Penthouse
Garden view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Slippers
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Cleaning products
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

The roof-top Airstream Penthouse Park is a collection of vintage trailers. Each is individually themed and decorated: City&Flights, Beach House, Winelands, Safari, Gold Rush, Bloomin Daisies and Karoo. 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.

Standard Double Room
Courtyard view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds or 1 Double bed

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Room Description:

This twin/double room features air conditioning and minibar

Standard Mobile Home
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons, 1 Single bed

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Room Description:

MOBILE HOME MOBIL HOME OHARA. BED & BREAKFAST. Standard rate

Penthouse
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Grand Daddy photos Room
Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Bathtub
    • Balcony
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Lounge area
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Cleaning products
  • Bedding:Extra long beds
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

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.

Standard Family Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons, 1 Single bed, 1 Double bed

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Room Description:

FAMILY ROOM STANDARD. BED & BREAKFAST. Standard rate

Superior Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

This spacious room includes 1 king or 2 twin beds.

Superior Penthouse
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Suite|Superior Penthouse, 1 Double Bed

Luxury Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 Single bed, 2 Single beds

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Room Description:

DOUBLE LUXURY. BED & BREAKFAST. Standard rate

Grand Daddy Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Cape Town Parliament600 m
  • Grand Parade800 m
  • Grand Parade Square800 m

Popular areas

  • City Center500 m
  • Long Street800 m

Places of interest

  • Malay Quarter300 m
  • MyCiTi Station Adderley Street300 m
  • MyCiTi Station Thibault400 m
  • MyCiTi Station Civic Centre500 m
  • South African National Gallery900 m
  • MyCiti Bus Stop Foreshore900 m

Convention centers

  • CTICC800 m

Shopping areas

  • Cape Quarter600 m
  • Cape Quarter600 m

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Greenmarket Square100 m
  • Parliament600 m

Museums

  • Iziko - Slave Lodge Museum100 m
  • Boo-Kaap Museum300 m
  • Bo-Kaap Museum500 m
  • District Six Museum700 m
  • The South African Museum and planetarium900 m
  • Castle of Good Hope900 m
  • South African Museum And Planetarium900 m
  • Castle of Good Hope900 m

Parks

  • The Company's Garden600 m
  • Company's Gardens600 m
  • The Company Gardens700 m

Theaters

  • Fugard Theatre700 m
  • Artscape Theatre900 m

Public parking

  • Christiaan Barnard Hospital200 m

Local attractions

  • Cape Town Diamond Museum1.6 km
    Level 1 The Clock Tower V&A Waterfront
  • V&A Market on the Wharf1.6 km
    Dock Road
  • Signal Hill 1.7 km
    Cape Town CentralSouth Africa
  • Shimansky Jewellers1.6 km
    Clock Tower, Waterfront, South Arm Road Level 1 The Clock Tower Waterfront
  • Scratch Patch1.6 km
    Dock Rd V & A Waterfront

Near the hotel

  • Iziko Koopmans-De Wet House90 m
    35 Strand Street
  • Cape Town Gateway Visitor Centre100 m
    Castle St & Burg St Cape Town City Centre
  • Gold of Africa Museum210 m
    96 Strand Street Martine Melck House
  • Signal Hill Winery 240 m
    100 Shortmarket street
  • Prins & Prins100 m
    66 Loop Street Corner 66 Loop & Hout Streets
  • Greenmarket Square190 m
    Cape Town CentralSouth Africa
  • Bloubergstrand Beach250 m
    Cape Town CentralSouth Africa

Restaurants nearby

  • Mr Pickwick's10 m

    Address: 158 Long Street

    67% likes this, based on 61 reviews

  • Fork180 m

    Address: 84 Long Street
    Phone: 021 424 6334

    71% likes this, based on 452 reviews

  • Savoy Cabbage220 m

    Address: 101 Hout Street
    Phone: 0214242626

    72% likes this, based on 451 reviews
    Cuisine: Contemporary, International, African
    Price Range: NZD 29 - NZD 56

  • Roberto's40 m

    Address: 44 Long Street
    Phone: 021 424 1195

    85% likes this, based on 85 reviews
    Cuisine: Central European

  • L' Aperitivo100 m

    Address: 70 Loop Street
    Phone: +27(0)21 4261001

    75% likes this, based on 27 reviews

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    33
Cities nearby
  • Camps Bay hotels - 5 km
  • Bantry Bay hotels - 4 km
  • Constantia hotels - 12 km
  • Goodwood hotels - 12 km
  • Llandudno hotels - 12 km
  • Hout Bay hotels - 14 km
  • Tokai hotels - 15 km
  • Bloubergstrand hotels - 15 km
  • Plattekloof hotels - 16 km
  • Oranjezicht hotels - 2 km

Grand Daddy Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Grand Daddy

Average guest rating

7.4out of 10
Very good
Based on 12 reviews

Rating by category:

Service
9.3
Value
6.0
Location
8.0
Rooms
10.0

Guest reviews

  • Single
    8.8

    The staff was friendly and service efficient. Food, great! Got an upgrade to a suit and could comfortly entertain family and friends.Central in town and close to all the hot spots. Thanx for a great stay.

  • Older travelers
    7.8

    The Grand Daddy is a "funky" hotel housed in one of Cape Town's beautiful old buildings right on the hip Long Street, that gives the choice of staying in a normal modern hotel room or for the more adventurous - a genuine but refurbished Airstream caravan on the hotel's roof. We did both, but decided to swap the caravan for a proper room after one night because we wanted a real bathroom and because there was a funny smell that probably came from undrained water stuck under the camper. Apart from the caravan village, the roof also has a nice outdoor bar and a space that alternates as music stage, dinner party space and outdoor cinema showing great old American b/w movies. Very nice! Pretty good restaurant on ground floor. Friendly confusion

    A little TLC wouldn't hurt to bring standard back to what it probably was when the hotel opened. Tiles in caravan bathroom looked a bit sad. Bad smell outside caravan. Glass door in room made terrible racket when swung open or shut. Wireless internet was extremely slow and a waste of money. Breakfast was not included in price and seemed to cost differently every day. Windows in Sugar Daddy Suite faced brick wall full of bird poop. Would have expected a view for that price.

  • Single
    8.2

    good and clean room and bathroom though the rooms are small. very courteous staff

    very limited tv channel selection

  • Couple
    10.0

    The atmosphere and the wonderful welcome and staff. Hotel with a difference...

How to reach hotel

hotel Grand Daddy - Cape Town Cape Town location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

38 Long Street, Cape Town, South Africa, 8001

Get directions
City Center
  • Cape Town
    600 m
Airports
  • Cape Town International (CPT)
    17.7 km
Train Stations
  • Cape Town
    500 m
  • Esplanade
    2.4 km
Underground stations
  • Metropolitan Golf Club
    2.5 km
Restaurants
  • Mr Pickwick's
    10 m
  • Roberto's (cuisine: Central European)
    40 m
Beaches
  • Bloubergstrand Beach
    250 m
  • Kommetjie
    250 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    33