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Newest reviews for The Grand Daddy

  • Nicholas
      Italy
    June 22, 2014

    Friendly, useful and attentive staff, good location.

    No work out facilities

    7.5

  • Lindsay
      South Africa
    June 3, 2014

    The taxi that was organized for us charged us double and did not have the meter running, we only realized/ thought it was odd when our ride back from another company cost us half the price with the meter running!

    7.5

  • James
      United Arab Emirates
    May 4, 2014

    Not much! We originally booked one of the trailers on the roof and within 20secs of being in it requested a real room. I was all up for something different but these were awful. If youre 4ft and like dirty, cramped, noisy and neglected rooms then the trailers are for you!

    Staff lack of enthusism Cleanliness Awful view Filthy kitchen Internet connection was dire Zero atmosphere, due to lack of customers It doesn’t know what it is, maybe a new management would help and focus on the basics. There are SO many hotels & B&Bs in Cape Town that are so much better. Just putting this down to a lesson learned and don’t trust hotel websites.

    3.8

  • Jacqui
      United Kingdom
    March 26, 2014

    When we complained the duty manager was understanding and helpful. Good location and within easy walking distance to the V and A waterfront and Kloof Street.

    We booked this hotel as we liked the idea of the Sky Bar. Unfortunately on arrival we were told we couldn't use it due to a private function. The first floor bar was accessible but was very poorly laid out as though it was undergoing renovation. We had breakfast in the adjoining restaurant and had to wait almost an hour despite being very few customers. We chose to check out after one night and have our second nights stay refunded. Really not worth what we paid when £100 can go a very long way even in Cape Town.

    5.8

  • Anonymous
      Germany
    March 20, 2014

    Very helpful and friendly staff. Great hotel to experience Cape Town!

    Internet was sometimes little slow.

    8.8

  • Thomas
      United Arab Emirates
    March 4, 2014

    The friendly staff

    9.2

  • Anonymous
      United Kingdom
    February 22, 2014

    The whole experience

    10

  • Kathryn
      United Kingdom
    February 21, 2014

    We stayed in the airstream trailer park which was great for a novelty hotel experience. The Goldilocks room was fun. Great, cheap cocktails at the rooftop bar. Everything in the caravan worked well including the shower and even the aircon, during a heatwave - it was one of the coldest rooms we've stayed in. Would stay next time but probably in a normal room just for more space (my husband is tall!).

    Bed was a very small double, but we knew ahead of time and were prepared. It was a comfy bed and I still had a great sleep. Wifi allocation as 1GB not 10MB as it said, however after the first go it refused to connect on my phone and always asked for the password constantly on my laptop which was very annoying.

    9.6

  • Glenda
      Namibia
    February 18, 2014

    Loved the trailer park. Moontide is lovely and spacious. Breakfast was good.

    Moontide needs a little attention, it is looking a little tatty.

    8.3

  • Sarika
      Sri Lanka
    February 18, 2014

    The fact that it was quite central.Bell boys were very helpful. Staff at restaurant were nice.

    Staff at reception were very unfriendly, a female in particular, who tried to charge us for phone calls which we had not made! Although they say wi-fi available, it only works outside the rooms. Rooms are small and bathrooms are very basic. Music from roof top bar is very loud and can be heard in the rooms. Also no parking which makes it quite difficult if you have a vehicle. Not fun to walk 2 blocks down to public car park.

    5.8

  • Colin
      France
    February 15, 2014

    the location is in the centre of all the action on Long Street and close to Greenmarket Square. Trendy decor.

    7.9

  • Gishanka
      Sri Lanka
    January 25, 2014

    Convenient central location. Decent sizes rooms and bathrooms. Free Wifi facilities. Great attention to detail throughout the hotel and facilities. Excellent cocktails at rooftop bar

    AC didn't work properly. Most staff were very friendly and efficient. One female receptionist wasn't. Breakfast was average. Rooftop bar small

    6.7

  • Christoph
      Austria
    January 22, 2014

    stylish, cool, clean, very nice crew, reasonable prices, perfect location

    W-lan is a little bit slow

    9.6

  • Bernhard
      Norway
    January 4, 2014

    We booked one of the caravans on the roof. It is a cool concept, but unfortunately the caravan was shabby and worn down inside. Not the way to do it. But professional staff gave us a regular room and we had a very comfortable stay.

    Struggling with internet. Management had to reset it several times.

    10

  • Andrew
      South Africa
    December 16, 2013

    We stayed in the John and Yoko caravan and although the pics of the caravan on the website are taken showing it to be larger than what it was, we found ourselves giggling through the experience. A fun thing to do :)

    The Idea is great - this hotel could be Funky and fun and maybe it was some time back -but it is tired and sorely lacking in management.

    6.7

  • Anonymous
      Netherlands
    December 2, 2013

    caravans on the rooftop, super cool!!

    a bit noisy

    8.8

  • Mosidi
      South Africa
    November 28, 2013

    The hotel is in a central location, perfect to explore the cbd.

    The rooms are tiny considering the amount paid. The breakfast options could be improved.

    7.1

  • Albert
      South Africa
    July 7, 2013

    Uniqueness of the hotel Feel like family Dance evenings

    9.6

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