Grand Daddy Hotel - Cape Town

38 Long Street, Po Box 12449, Cape Town, South Africa, 8001  show map
 4 stars
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Grand Daddy Hotel - Cape Town

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking
 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Spa and relaxation

Reflex massage

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge area

 Meeting facilities

Conference room

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

Overview

Set in the heart of Cape Town, this elegant hotel features 33 rooms and offers loungers, a veranda and a rooftop terrace. The hotel was opened in 1874 in a 4-story original building and renovated in 2008.

This hotel is located in a green area, 2.0 km from V&A Waterfront, Table Mountain and The Heart of Cape Town Museum. Grand Daddy Hotel is within about 10 minutes' walk of the center of Cape Town.

Shopping centers and markets are within easy reach of the hotel.

Grand Daddy Hotel lies within 20 minutes’ drive to Cape Town International airport.

Rooms

Soundproof rooms feature coffee/tea makers, a laptop-size safe, a balcony, ironing facilities and climate control. All bathrooms come with a hairdryer, a shower and dressing gowns.

Eat & Drink

A breakfast is served in the café. The hotel features an 24-hour restaurant serving local cuisine. Guests can savor cocktails and wines in the music bar. Guests can dine in Mr Pickwick's and Savoy Cabbage located within a 5-minute walk of the property.

Services

The hotel offers car and limousine rental services on site.

Relax

On-site facilities for children include babysitting and cribs.

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

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Indoor parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Coffee shop
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator

Services

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

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Paid breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant with air conditioning
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge area
  • Cafe

Meeting facilities

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

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Leisure/TV room
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Balcony
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
  • Blackout curtains

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 12 may stay at the price of ZAR 450 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

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Hotel Address:

38 Long Street, Po Box 12449, Cape Town, South Africa, 8001

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City Center
  • Cape Town
    600 m
Airports
Train Stations
  • Cape Town
    500 m
  • Esplanade
    2.4 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

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Size: 20 m²
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      Size: 25 m²
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          How to reach hotel

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

          38 Long Street, Po Box 12449, Cape Town, South Africa, 8001

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Cape Town
            600 m
          Airports
          Train Stations
          • Cape Town
            500 m
          • Esplanade
            2.4 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

          Grand Daddy Location

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          What's nearby

          Tourist attractions

          • Cape Town Parliament - 600 m
          • Grand Parade - 800 m

          Popular areas

          • City Center - 500 m

          Places of interest

          • Malay Quarter - 300 m
          • MyCiTi Station Adderley Street - 300 m
          • MyCiTi Station Thibault - 400 m
          • MyCiTi Station Civic Centre - 500 m
          • South African National Gallery - 900 m
          • MyCiti Bus Stop Foreshore - 900 m

          Convention centers

          • Long Street - 800 m
          • CTICC - 800 m

          Shopping areas

          • Cape Quarter - 600 m
          • Castle of Good Hope - 900 m

          Monuments and Landmarks

          • Greenmarket Square - 100 m
          • Parliament - 600 m

          Museums

          • Iziko - Slave Lodge Museum - 100 m
          • Boo-Kaap Museum - 300 m
          • Bo-Kaap Museum - 500 m
          • The Company's Garden - 600 m
          • District Six Museum - 700 m
          • The South African Museum and planetarium - 900 m
          • Castle of Good Hope - 900 m
          • South African Museum And Planetarium - 900 m

          Parks

          • Company's Gardens - 600 m
          • The Company Gardens - 700 m

          Theaters

          • Fugard Theatre - 700 m
          • Artscape Theatre - 900 m

          Business areas

          • Cape Quarter - 600 m

          Golf courses and Country clubs

          • Grand Parade Square - 800 m

          Public parking

          • Christiaan Barnard Hospital - 200 m

          Local attractions

          • Signal Hill - 1.6 km
            Cape Town CentralSouth Africa
          • Cape Town Stadium (Green Point Stadium) - 2.1 km
            Vlei Road, Cape Town Central
          • Iziko South African Museum and Planetarium - 3.4 km
            Between Government Avenue and Queen Victoria Street, Cape Town Central
          • Cape Town Diamond Museum - 1.6 km
            1st Floor, The Clock Tower, Cape Town Central
          • Lion's Head - 2.7 km
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          Near the hotel

          • Gold of Africa Museum - 200 m
            96 Strand Street, Cape Town Central
          • Bo-kaap - 250 m
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          • Khayelitsha Township - 250 m
            Cape Town CentralSouth Africa
          • St. George's Cathedral - 440 m
            5 Wale Street, Cape Town Central
          • Bloubergstrand Beach - 250 m
            Cape Town CentralSouth Africa
          • Kommetjie - 250 m
            Cape Town CentralSouth Africa
          • Groote Kerk - 390 m
            43 Adderley St., Cape Town Central

          Restaurants nearby

          • Mr Pickwick's - 10 m

            Address: 158 Long Street

            67% likes this, based on 61 reviews

          • Fork - 180 m

            Address: 84 Long Street
            Phone: 021 424 6334

            71% likes this, based on 452 reviews

          • Savoy Cabbage - 220 m

            Address: 101 Hout Street
            Phone: 0214242626

            72% likes this, based on 451 reviews
            Cuisine: Contemporary, International, African
            Price Range: GBP 17 - GBP 33

          • Roberto's - 40 m

            Address: 44 Long Street
            Phone: 021 424 1195

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

          • L' Aperitivo - 100 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
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          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 13 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 Hotel - Cape Town Cape Town location
          Show big map »

          Hotel Address:

          38 Long Street, Po Box 12449, Cape Town, South Africa, 8001

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Cape Town
            600 m
          Airports
          Train Stations
          • Cape Town
            500 m
          • Esplanade
            2.4 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