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Situated alongside a lake, Old Mac Daddy offers quirky accommodation in a variety of holiday homes and refurbished vintage trailers. There is also an outdoor swimming pool, a guest lounge and a restaurant and bar. Free WiFi access is available.

The trailers each feature a unique, themed interior designed by a local artist. They also come with air conditioning, heating and a seating area. The holiday homes are decorated with soft, muted furnishings and an open-plan lounge and dining area. They include a well-equipped kitchen.

The restaurant, Brinny Breezes, offers home-made meals for breakfast and lunch, as well as a seasonal dinner menu.

Guests can relax by the pool or go fishing at the lake. Bikes are available for rent, and a children's playground can also be found on site. Activities such as aqua zorbing, archery and team building events can also be arranged.

Old Mac Daddy is located Elgin, 9.3 miles from the town of Grabouw. Gordon's Bay is 35 minutes' drive away and Cape Town International Airport can be reached in 1 hour by car.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

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Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.3)

Breakfast info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, American, Buffet

Free parking available on-site

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Sleeps Accommodation Type Price
Max adults: 6
Daddy's Villa
  • Bedroom 1: 1 large double bed
  • Bedroom 2: 1 double bed
  • Bedroom 3: 2 single beds
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Max adults: 2
Family Trailer
  • 2 single beds and
  • 1 double bed
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Max adults: 2
Deluxe Trailer
  • 1 double bed
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Max adults: 6
Three-Bedroom Villa
  • Bedroom 1: 1 large double bed
  • Bedroom 2: 1 double bed
  • Bedroom 3: 1 double bed
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Max adults: 2
Double Room with Mountain View
  • 2 single beds
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  • 2 double beds
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Max adults: 2
Double Room with Extra Bed
  • 2 bunk beds and
  • 1 large double bed
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4 reasons to choose Old Mac Daddy

  • Prices you can't beat!
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  • The staff speak English

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About Old Mac Daddy

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  • Hi, I would like to book a trailer for one evening, 30th Dec to 31st Dec. Does the unit have a shower?

    All our units have showers, only one airstream have a bath.


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    Asked about: Deluxe Trailer • Answered on 10 November 2020
  • Is there a shuttle available to get to the closest beach nearby? What are the other transportation options?

    We do offer shuttle service on request.


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    Answered on 9 September 2019
  • Is your private beach next to the property or do I need to use a means of transportation to go there?

    close to property, no need for transport


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    Answered on 9 September 2019
  • Could we have a c/van room with a bath.... may we choose a theme

    It depends on availability


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    Asked about: Deluxe Trailer • Answered on 4 October 2020
  • How many adults per chalet

    Hi, we also have family trailers which an sleep a family of four as they have a lounge section attached to the trailer with two sleeper couches. Thanks.


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    Answered on 30 June 2021
  • Can we visit during the day ? Not sleep over

    We welcome day visitors, please give us a call before coming as some days we are closed for the public


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    Answered on 10 November 2020
  • Metalmorphasis available for above mentioned?

    Please let us know which dates you are interested in, so we can check availability for Metamorphosis.


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    Asked about: Deluxe Trailer • Answered on 26 October 2019
  • Can you accommodate 2 adults plus 4 kids??

    Yes we can additional cost


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    Answered on 4 October 2020
  • Can we just come for one day? If so what is the enterier fee

    We do offer one night stays during the week, unfortunately we have a strict 2 night stay policy over weekends that includes both Friday and Saturday nights stay.


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    Answered on 10 November 2020
  • Hi There are many different pics. Can you specifyehich theme is available in the category for the trailler option.

    Please contact our reservations team directly in order to find out themes trailer availability on specific dates.


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    Asked about: Family Trailer • Answered on 24 February 2020
  • How can I get to the closest beach from the property?

    We have our own private man made beach, but closest beach are Kleinmond & Hermanus 35min drive


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    Answered on 9 September 2019
  • are small dogs allowed and is there Wifi in daddiey villa

    unfortunately no pets are allowed we do have free Wi Fi around the property.


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    Asked about: Daddy's Villa • Answered on 18 June 2021
  • Hello. I would like to book a trailer for the 24th of Jan 2022 for 1 night. Any available ones to choose from?

    Good day - we do still have availability for the date in question. You are most welcome to contact our reservations team once you have made the booking in order to discuss the units available. Tel: 021 844 0241


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    Answered on 3 November 2021
  • Hi would like to book but my 16yr old wants to stay with us not separately. What do you have after the 10th.

    Hi, If you book a family airstream your 16 year old will be made a bed in the lounge attachments. Family units can accommodate 2 adults and 2 children. Additional Cost for children at R250 per child per night (bed and breakfast)


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    Asked about: Double Room with Extra Bed • Answered on 30 January 2021
  • Morning, We are a family with two boys 18 and 13. What do you suggest for us. Sunday to Tuesday this week.

    our family trailers can accommodate 2 adults and 2 kids. Additional Cost for Children at R250 per child per night.


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    Answered on 30 January 2021
  • Morning, We are a family with two boys 18 and 13. What do you suggest for us. Sunday to Tuesday this week.

    Hi You are welcome to book a family trailer, unit can accommodate 2 adults and 2 children. Children at additional cost of R250 per child per night.


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    Answered on 30 January 2021
Property surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
Excellent location - show map
What's nearby
  • South Hill Wines
    0.4 miles
  • Charles Fox Cap Classique Wine Estate
    2.3 miles
  • Howhoek Nature Reserve
    2.4 miles
  • Iona Winery
    3.9 miles
  • Paul Cluver Wines
    4.6 miles
  • Cape Bay Wines
    5.1 miles
  • Beaumont Wines
    5.1 miles
  • Mt Hebron Nature Reserve
    5.4 miles
  • Arabella Golf Course
    5.6 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Southhill Guesthouse & Restuarant
    1.9 miles
  • Restaurant Hickory Shack Restuarant
    6.2 miles
  • Cafe/bar Peregrine Farm Stall
    6.2 miles
  • Restaurant Houw Hoek Inn & Hotel
    9.3 miles
Top attractions
  • Kleinmond Golf Course
    8.4 miles
  • Arabella Country Estate
    10.1 miles
  • Ataraxia Mountain Vineyards
    11.6 miles
  • La Vierge Winery
    12.1 miles
Natural beauty
  • Mountain Hottentots Holland Nature Reserve
    18.6 miles
  • Sea/ocean Kleinmond
    24.9 miles
  • Sea/ocean Gordons Bay
    24.9 miles
Public transport
  • Train Botrivier Railway Station
    5 miles
Closest airports
  • Cape Town International Airport
    34.9 miles
How to get to Old Mac Daddy from Cape Town International Airport
    Car
    Free parking is available.
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1 restaurant on site

    Brinny Breezes

    Cuisine: International

    Open for: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner

Facilities of Old Mac Daddy
Outdoors
  • Private beach area
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Activities
  • Archery Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Kids' club
  • Water sport facilities on site Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Library
  • Table tennis
  • Children's playground
  • Fishing Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Bottle of water Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid meals Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
Reception services
  • Tour desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Kids' outdoor play equipment
  • Indoor play area
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Babysitting/child services Additional charge
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
Wellness
  • Spa/wellness packages
  • Spa facilities
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa and wellness centre Additional charge
Languages spoken
  • Afrikaans
  • English
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House rules Old Mac Daddy takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

14:00 - 21:00

Check-out

08:00 - 10:00

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 18 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 1 year
Cot upon request
Free
Extra bed upon request
ZAR 250 per child, per night
2 - 15 years
Extra bed upon request
ZAR 250 per child, per night
16+ years
Extra bed upon request
ZAR 350 per person, per night

Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the room you choose. Please check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Old Mac Daddy accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that requests for specifically themed trailers are not guaranteed and subject to availability.

Dear Visitor, this region is currently experiencing drought conditions. Please be aware that certain properties are subject to comply with local water usage restrictions.

FAQs about Old Mac Daddy

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Yes, Old Mac Daddy is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Old Mac Daddy (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Parking
    • Free parking

  • Old Mac Daddy has 1 restaurant:

    • Brinny Breezes

  • Guests staying at Old Mac Daddy can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.4).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • American
    • Buffet

  • Room options at Old Mac Daddy include:

    • Villa
    • Double

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Old Mac Daddy by:

    • Car 1h

  • The prices at Old Mac Daddy may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Old Mac Daddy offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Spa and wellness centre
    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Children's playground
    • Library
    • Table tennis
    • Fishing
    • Kids' club
    • Water sport facilities on site
    • Spa/wellness packages
    • Spa facilities
    • Archery
    • Beach
    • Bike tours
    • Private beach area

  • Old Mac Daddy is 4.3 miles from the centre of Botrivier.

  • Check-in at Old Mac Daddy is from 14:00, and check-out is until 10:00.