Ligger på en lille plads i business-kvarteret nær havnen og det internationale kongress-center. Perfekt hvis man er på kongress, udmærkede café'er og restauranter på pladsen. Deres trådløse internetsystem virkede kun halvdelen af tiden, ret irriterende. Ikke gratis, gav lidt besvær med at få pass-word til at fungere.
Location, reception staff Breakfast takes long, Indian tea which should be available take longer than everything same for Indian menu not available immediately
Wonderful, friendly, helpful staff Dinner at the Mint restaurant was only ok
Initial impressions was one of apprehension as I had to ask to be helped. Otherwise the staff was very helpful and displayed a level of professionalism Nothing
Breakfast was excellent, and the staff is amazing, particularly the concierge. Bathrooms have windows to the bedrooms above the tub... why?
The service was great. Nice people....Good location. They have a free shuttle service for a 3km radius. The Rbg grill restaurant and the one one the roof had some great tasting food on the menu. We were in room 505. The toilet had a bad odour. Additionally, the A/C wasn't working on the first day but we didnt worry much because it was cold outside. They fixed the A/C on the second day but it again stopped working on the last night of our stay.
Close to conference centre, affordable off street parking, free internet, nice breakfast buffet, quiet room. One international power point provided. Some obvious missing features -- no iron in the rooms, no soap or moisturiser, and yet premium international prices for a Cape Town location. The internet required daily renewed login which was a little annoying. Twin-share room was rather small, only ~25 cm between the beds. Only one chair in the room. Only total two spare power points. Our water bottle kept disappearing and re-appearing depending on the day.
The hotel is 5 minutes from the conference site where our conference is held. This is what I like the most as walking in Cape Town is not extremely safe after dark. It is not close to many attractions but it was okay for me. Other than that, services and staffs are reasonable. I did not get a chance to stay at other hotels in Cape Town so I can't make a fair comparison.
The lights wouldn't and air conditioner wouldn't work even with the key card
Location is perfect for the full Cape Town experience and staff could not have been more helpful or friendly. Rooms are very comfortable and clean and hotel felt very safe. They also have a sister beach club at Camps Bay which is complimentary and a fantastic added bonus to an already superb hotel and holiday experience
Great service good breakfast Very minor but felt being charged £7.20 for 4 small waters at breakfast was not correct
excellent staff and rooms very good spa not really finished when we arrived. Pool small and not always useable due to wind. Did not get mountain view from all rooms as promised
Ambience, accessibility to the essential needs such as shopping, restaurants, None
I was given a room which was very small. Hardly any space to keep the luggage.There were problems in the bathroom.Wash basin was blocked, There was a leak.Only on last day of my stay I was given an another room
Sense of security Slow lifts.
Very nice hotel in City Bowl Breakfast for a child was extra ZAR 75 although he hardly ate anything.
it was good even though i thought , it was expensive. it was not made clear during booking that price goes up on weekdays breakfast was same everyday
efficient staff, excellent breakfast und dinner we booked 4 twin rooms not double rooms
Very friedly staff. The upgraded rooms are well appointed. City hotel, good for business. Excellent breakfast and room service
Great location, great service and free wi-fi througoht the hotel. Nothing.
location, service, food
The staff was very helpful. The breakfast was good. Service excellent. Good value for money. The WiFi in the room was down the entire time. Hotel did, however, make internet available in common room available. Bathroom satisfactory, but detail to cleaning would be helpful (grouting and shower areas).
Hotel has a modern decor and is clean. Breakfast is good and wifi worked well in the room. Price was reasonable for the quality. Bed was comfortable. The room was tiny but maybe I had a special price and got the small room. The room was prepay and I had to do a special credit card form (or wire transfer) to pay in advance.
Apartment with kitchen Everything nearby shuts down early, not the most inviting area to walk around after dark
We had a huge flat with an excellent view an the table mountain. Very well situated and good price ( we were there in august 2010).
Very comfortable with gym facilities The shower in the studio apartment W503 messes on the floor when taking a shower.
very comfortable child friendly had to use two lifts to get to breakfast
Rooms are beautiful with fantastic views. Gym access was great. WiFi was TERRIBLE!!!! If you need reliable internet access, this is not the place, the signal is poor, access is difficult and limited. If this was corrected, Madela Rhodes would be a superb hotel.
Superb quality accommodation in an ideal central location in Cape Town
Very convenient central location for sightseeing and shopping. Well equipped rooms - loads of space and comfortable furnishings. Good choice of places to eat nearby. Extremely helpful and courteous staff ... after check-out, we requested somewhere to store/re-pack luggage and to shower and change before a late evening flight, and we were kindly allowed this facility at no extra charge. Nothing.
Stunning building and proximity to many attractions in Cape Town, including Company Gardens, Parliament, St. George's Cathedral, Greenmarket Square, etc. Apartment-style is very suitable for family travel. En-suite bathrooms in each of the 2 bedrooms is very convenient and also private enough for the adults, as both were well separated. Guest Loo - what a luxury to have, and the hotel made no hassle of guests in the apartment with you. Staff were accommodating and kind. The state of cleanliness left much to be desired. You have all these great facilities, but when you travelling with small children, you do not want them rolling around on scuffed floors and dirty carpets, nor touching dirty chairs, etc. Throw-up from a previous stay was regurgitated by one of the many basins in the apartment, and never used again. That was disappointing. They do need some assistance with housekeeping, but I found that to be a problem in restaurants as well in Cape Town. Hope that it gets better. The facilities in this apartment do make up for the lack of attention to details, though.
Hotel was excellent,staff were very friendly an helpfull.Facillities were superb.Had a great time at the hotel
The friendly disposition of staff, especially Thembi and Zanele in restaurant. Mary from housekeeping none
Apartment hotel room was large and fully equipped for extended stays and had an excellent location close to eateries and clubs and added plus a great view of Table Mountain.
The location was very good and the rooms themselves were really nice. It felt like a spacious 1 bedroom/studio apartment and it was awesome to have a kitchen (although we intended to use it we didn't, the restaurants are great and affordable) The WIFI connection is very slow. This seems to be an issue in South Africa at times, but it was incredibly bad at times. It would take several minutes just to load e-mail. Also, there was no fitness center there. We were given cards to go to a local gym around the corner, we did that one day and then one of the security staff told me they had made a mistake and we weren't allowed. I asked other members at the front desk later, they had no idea of this policy change. In all, I was disappointed there was no fitness center there, felt a little misleading.
Stephanie - the check-in / front desk staff was very helpful in offering advice on activities to do, how to do it cheaply and the best means of getting around Cape Town. The rest of staff were also very helpful and friendly. The free breakfast was excellent quality and tasty. Location: close to the yellow bus stop on the hop on hop off tour which made it easy to get around Cape Town.
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.
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.
I liked the modern decor in the old building with the antique elevator, up to date modcoms, e.g. free internet via Apple computer. I also liked the originality of the themed Airstream trailers-I stayed in John & Yoko and enjoyed reading the books that were there etc. Food in The Cafe is good. A bit noisy in rooms above Daddy Cool..
Good location, nice breakfast bar, friendly staff, overall good value for money, would recommend it. The bar closed too early for City dwellers. 10.30 for last orders is not cosmopolitan.
Excellent location, walkable to most major attractions. Freindly staff no issues with early and late check in/out.
Staff extremely helpful with good house keeping service. very comfy bed. Room 203 (superior) needs good layer of fresh paint and the bathroom mould and insect treatment. Also mini bar has to be defrosted and checked regulary- you are greeted with iceberg and rust rings from cans. It seems that the drinks were there for long, long time. Maybe this is some sort of South African thing but it's very difficult to get stil water in mini bar.
It was memorable and quirky The service was bad and the caravan decor is a little crappy. It is falling apart and not worth the r1000
location relaxation / sports facilities would be a bonus
we enjoyed the stay in the trailers on the roof for two nights, just not the place to take kids. No privacy. parties till late. Targeted for age group 18- 25 years age group. very loud and hectic. But a great experience. the bed was too small in the afro punk trailer . No privacy on the roof ,not very secure with anyone and everyone walking around the trailers and trying to look inside. We did not feel very safe. No safe to lock valuables away. Not notified in advance of parties and shows on the roof.
The room (602) was absolutely beautiful with the most stunning view of Table Mountain. Staff were very helpful and pleasant. The garage parking included in the price, was much appreciated and an added bonus when you compare to other hotels parking situations. windows urgently need a wash (on a more regular basis at least) and the shower door did not work (room 602) - a fault from the installers - which the hotel staff should have picked up on a walk around when building was finished. road was very noisy.
The hotel is well decorated but dirty, hairs in the bath etc. The location is shocking, it's extremely noisy (Sunday night clubs go till after 4am). We left after 1 night as we had no sleep, and were very disappointed with the hotel and how our problems were dealt with. Everything
Nice room and nice service A little bit noisy : the windows are too thin to block all the noise from Long Street which is noisy street at night
Great view to Table mountain from the hotel room.What a way to wake up!A bit noisy from the street,but with earplugs,you won't notice.Restaurants,shops,museums etc in the neigbourhood.
Great location, great design, amazing rooms.....in other words: perfect! Breakfast is poor....you don't understand if the "breakfast included in room price" means continental breakfast or all inclusive, since the staff is handing a menu with prices.....another thing, we came to have breakfast an hour before the official breakfast end time and there was almost no food available....
Perfect Hotel, good location. Situated on a very loud street where security is an issue. Surroundings (aka streets) are not well maintained. Be careful at night.
Contemporary style and location right in the centre. Breakfast is just superb with a special for their yogourt and cooked plates. Staff utterly friendly and accomodating. Cleaning ladies very helpfull. Being located on Long St with Bars and Restos everywhere, it is pretty noisy at night. However on the 5th floor it gets fine. Otherwise room was beautiful and overall hotel is great.
Helpful staff Noise ++++++ - the hotel is located above a nightclub, surrounded by bars and opposite a backpackers on the only party street in capetown. Do not stay here unless you intend to party and be the last in bed each night a sunrise!
In trying to create a balance on all the above points, lack of sleep can lead to murder..... I loved every thing about the hotel, except the unassuming, hidden noise factor that takes over from 11pm -4am every day. Please sound proof the window area.
After having stayed at all category og hotels for 30 years; this is the most pleasant receprion staf ever. A bit noice from the street, bars and trafic. Hope some will be better after consruction work is finished
spacious rooms, good breakfast, free parking, free internet, modern interior
The room was absolutely wonderful. The upgrade I was given guarantees that I will stay again next time in Cape Town. The staff was so knowledgeable and friendly. The location cannot be beat. The parking is very difficult to find the first time. I must have circled around the block 5 times before finding it.
The room was very comfortable and well kept. The staff were outstanding: professional, very helpful, kind, and welcoming. I would come back just because of the staff. The breakfast was also wonderful. I was very frustrated with only getting 50MB of internet/day without paying more. I was unable to keep up with my business responsiblities because I kept running out of internet every day. I would have to leave the hotel and find some other place to complete my work.
Relaxing atmosphere. Security in building. Adequate self catering apparatus. Beautiful spacious apartment. Friendly staff at reception, dining room and rooms. Air conditioner in bedroom not working and was not fixed even after it was reported.
Friendly, helpful staff, Spacious apartments with adequare furnishings.
The welcome. The friendliness of the staff. Their prompt attention to anything needed. The location right between the town and the waterfront was excellent - and yet still reasonably quiet. Having a balcony meant you could sit out in the sunshine. The fresh coffee provided each day in my kitchen! Having a small apartment in a hotel provided the best of both worlds. The sofa & chair in my room where a bit hard to sit on for long - but then I wasn't in for long periods so it wasn't a problem for me. Would have been useful to have a microwave oven as well.
nothing, very poor, dirty drown water coming from the bath taps, sink and shower, the dish washer would only work with the cold water and did not clean anything. This is not the standard expected for a 4 star hotel and the cost paid per day should be to a lot higher standard of cleanliness, food menu selection, limited fresh fruit with the morning breakfast so if you are not first then you get nothing. Only the second day did we get one small bottle of water and and then nothing.
having breakfast watching tv and shopping
Size of room and facilities available. Location Inability to have an earlier check-in.
Large room with nice decoration. Good breakfast.
Large size rooms The pillows
very central location in a decent clean hotel at a fantastic price.
Staff very helpfull and pleasant. Rooms a little more ventilated.
The staff where nice
The people there were great enjoyed every bit of my stay
This hotel is not up to the general standard of most hotels in Cape Town. Service was very poor, the amenities did not work, the parking system for vehicles is highly problematic and essentially the hotel needs a major overhaul. The toliet was not working, The staff werfe rudhe
The situation of the hotel was very convenient as we were booked to travel to Johannesburg on the Shosholoza Meyl Premiere Class Train the next day. We needed to deliver our vehicle to the station very early in the morning.
great location within a ten minute walk to to the waterfront with many great restaurants. Rooms were smaller than expected, but adequate. Internet service was slow and some time "hit and miss". Food service at the pool side bar and restaurant were either very good or very bad depending on the service person attending to your requests. A shout out goes to Darron, wait person who was the best.
It was comfortable, well run and excellent location
We had a lovely stay and a super breakfast - we will visit again.
Staff were extremely friendly from the gentleman who greeted me at the front door to the desk clerks. The room was comfortable. Great location right on the square, walking distance to hop on/off tour bus and other locations, restaurant was fantastic and great value. looks like some renovations have been done but carpets in room were dingy and stained. Signage out front says "and" (if I recall correctly) and no where does "three cities" appear so we were unsure if it was our hotel until we asked- made it difficult for drivers to find
Great facilities, central location, very friendly staff. A Lots of beggars outside after dark, kind of a sketchy area, but OK if you are in a group.
The staff was wonderful. Cost was great. Location fantastic. Good breakfast options and transport options as well. Wifi here was terrible, though I found that to be true throughout South Africa. Also, the pub downstairs that offers room service....bad food options. Undercooked. Not enough. That was a bummer.
The restuarant Had to move rooms as what we booked was not wat we get. The price of a double is the same as single room cannot believe it
Excellent location, friendly staff who went out of their way to help. For the price I paid, brilliant
very close to city center and main sites. velue for money. very basic... the air condition makes loud noise.
The location was excellent - right on the square next to the bustling market and just around the corner from the busy Long Street.
Location is excellent, staff were excellent, friendly and helpful My room was on the 4th floor and next to a staff room of some kind that was very noisey
great location and nice large room loved having breakfast included each morning and shopping right outside of door within walking distance and great concierge for planning excursions reservaton was made for 6 days per hotel staff and not 5 days per booking .com but staff took care of it
Yes, the toilets were dirty and the sheets as well. Very disgusting, wouldnt recommend to stay here.