This iconic city centre hotel is all about originality, convenience & fun. The Grand Daddy has been operating for over 120 years and is a proudly South African hotel illustrating the amazing heritage of this country.
These rooms are chic, smooth and have a twist at the end, just like the Mother City herself. The luxury rooms can accommodate families with children, whilst the superior rooms are subtle, stylish and shimmering making it perfect for two people who want to share the experience of the Grand Daddy Hotel. The standard rooms have windows onto the inner courtyard & have no windows facing outwards onto the road.
Beach House Interiors are the masterminds behind the internationally recognised hotel as each room is peppered with clever local touches and boast tasteful décor.
Each luxury & superior room boasts a king-sized bed which can be converted into twins with snug blankets adding texture to the cool cotton linen, making the rooms ready for any surprises the Cape storms might have in store.
The Grand Daddy Suite
This suite is your getaway from the world and the perfect space to indulge. This 60 square meter suite boasts a king-sized bed which is comprised of two three-quarter mattresses. It can also be converted into a twin suite with two single beds. With an outside garden patio, separate lounge and marble bathrooms this suite is the epitome of luxury. The living room allows for the option of two children sharing on a pull-out sofa or sleeper couch.
The Sugar Daddy Suite
This room is your private corner of luxury with a king-sized bed which can be converted into two single beds for a twin room option. The room has an open-plan lounge area, marble bathrooms, private Juliet balconies which overlook the famous Long Street. This all comes together to give you all the comfort one could ask for.
Rooftop Trailer Park Experience
There’s nothing ordinary about a rooftop trailer park in the middle of the city, but then again, there’s nothing ordinary about the Grand Daddy.
The vintage elevator of the Grand Daddy Hotel leads to the ultimate rooftop destination where one can soak up the alluring outline of the Table Mountain as reflected in the polished aluminium trailers.
There are seven authentic Airstream trailers that all boast their own individual décor theme & collectively reflect a “South African road trip”. By drawing inspiration from in and around Mzansi, these trailers give guests a chance to experience various parts of the country in a unique and different way.
Each Airstream trailer features:
• A queen-size bed
• Wet room with a shower & WC
THIRTY ATE at The Grand Daddy
This top-quality eatery offers an exceptional, convenient & diverse dining experience including breakfast, lunch, & dinner, cocktails, wine, coffees & desserts as well as the option of exclusive bookings for private events & functions.
The menu showcases classic city favourites from prawns to burgers & gourmet sandwiches, whilst also boasting an exclusively South African Gin menu, milkshakes, smoothies and a variety of craft beers. Thirty Ate offers a quality wine list to complement all dishes and a welcoming, relaxed & vibrant environment in which to soak up the city atmosphere.
For guests who are staying on the bed & breakfast rate, Thirty Ate offers an extensive menu
of breakfast dishes, selected coffees, teas & juices which are all included in your stay.
The Thirty Ate Eatery Food Truck
The Thirty Ate Eatery Food Truck can be found on the Castle Street side of The Grand Daddy Hotel. Here you can grab your favourite coffee or snack on-the-go at great prices and speedy service.
Bars at Grand Daddy
Daddy Cool Bar
This bar is fit for a king & queen as it is complete with white leather, shiny surfaces, bling and quirky golden treasures, the Daddy Cool Bar is a scene of sparkling celebration. The corridor to Daddy Cool is flanked by digital art and a photographic gallery, in which Cape Town’s top contributors showcase the beauty and culture of Africa’s creative mecca.
The Daddy Cool Bar area boasts a full bar set-up, plasma screens, main lounge area and a separate area more commonly known as The Versace Lounge, which can be used on its own, or as a VIP area.
The Daddy Cool bar is currently only available for exclusive functions and private parties.
The sky bar is perfectly positioned on a rooftop in the Mother City and surrounded by Seven vintage Airstream trailers. Perched in this surreal playscape, your effervescent, thirst-quenching champagne, cocktails or cold beers will be served while you’re surrounded by Cape Town’s skyline. The Sky Bar is open daily from noon to 8.30pm. Please note, it is a weather-dependent venue so please call in advance to make sure that it is open.
Located on the hotel’s 1st floor, The Venue features an enclosed balcony with the best Long Street views. the mirrored mosaic bar & flexible furnishings making this area a blank canvas for exclusive cocktail parties, private dinners, presentations, corporate meetings, product launches & exhibitions.
On the first Thursday of every month, it’s customary to explore art galleries & cultural attractions in selected central Cape Town locations of which The Grand Daddy has become a part of this. The Grand Daddy is home a revolving art exhibition featuring works from:
• Fine artists
• Fashion & graphic designers
About Cape Town
Cape Town is a port city on South Africa’s southwest coast
, on a peninsula beneath the imposing Table Mountain. Slowly rotating cable cars climb to the mountain’s flat top, from which there are sweeping views of the city, the busy harbor and boats heading for Robben Island, the notorious prison that once held Nelson Mandela
, which is now a living museum.
A stay at the Grand Daddy Hotel puts you right in the heart of the Mother City. It’s the perfect starting point for exploring Cape Town’s many nearby attractions, either on foot or within a short drive.
Nearby attractions include :
• Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
• Robben Island
• Table Mountain
• Art galleries
• Nature and nearby parks
• Iziko Museum