Daddy Long Legs Art Hotel Cape Town  3 stars

134 Long Street, Cape Town, South Africa, 8010  show mapSave
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Editorial review:

This unique spot has uniquely themed rooms, such as a karaoke room and a cartoon-decorated room. You don't really have a spot to put your bags, but it's interesting here. The apartments are chic and are located at 263 Long Street.


The comfortable Daddy Long Legs Art Hotel is a 3-star property set next to Cape Town Stadium (Green Point Stadium), Table Mountain and Cape Town Diamond Museum. Founded in 1909, the hotel underwent a complete renovation in 2006.

The hotel is ideally situated in a mountain area, close to mountains. Castle of Good Hope, St. George's Cathedral and Christiaan Barnard Hospital are 5 minutes away.

20 minutes' drive from Cape Town International airport and 10 minutes' walk to Cape Town train station.


Individually designed rooms feature a balcony, air conditioning, Wi-Fi, ironing facilities and TV. Guestrooms offer standard interior and wooden floor.


Guests can make use of dry cleaning, 24-hour reception and concierge service as well as a safe deposit box, parking and a designated smoking area.


Hotel high-speed internet access is available in public areas and is free of charge.

Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge.

Guest Parking

Private hotel parking is possible at a location nearby and the rate is ZAR 30 per day.

Year renovated   2006.  Number of rooms   13.

City Center Cape Town - 2300 ft
Airports Cape Town International (CPT) - 11.1 mi
Train Stations Cape Town - 2700 ft, Esplanade - 1.6 mi
Restaurants Rcaffe Coffee Shop (cuisine: Coffee Shop, Café) - 100 ft, The Five Flies Restaurant & Bars (cuisine: Contemporary) - 400 ft
Beaches Bloubergstrand Beach - 2200 ft, Kommetjie - 2200 ft
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  • Parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • Car rental
  • Concierge desk
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Tour desk
  • Designated smoking area
  • Hiking
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
Dining facilities
  • Bar/lounge
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Fax/photocopying
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Karaoke
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room safe
  • Dressing area
  • TV



from  2 pm


until  11 am

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

Pets are not allowed.

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Bed type: Double Bed
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    Daddy Long Legs Art Hotel LocationWhat's nearby

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    What's nearby

    Tourist attractions
    • Cape Town Parliament
      1000 ft
    • Long Street
      1400 ft
    • Grand Parade
      1400 ft
    • District Six Church
      4600 ft
    • Lion's Head
      1.8 mi
    Popular areas
    • City Center
      2000 ft
    • Green Point Common
      1.4 mi
    Places of interest
    • Malay Quarter
      400 ft
    • Signal Hill
      5000 ft
    • Open Top Bus Tour
      1.1 mi
    • Sea Point Pavillion & Swimming Pools
      1.9 mi
    Convention centers
    • Good Hope Centre
      4000 ft
    • CTICC
      4000 ft
    Sport related
    • Cape Town Stadium
      1.4 mi
    Shopping areas
    • Cape Quarter
      3000 ft
    • V&A Waterfront
      1.4 mi
    • Boo-Kaap Museum
      400 ft
    • Iziko - Slave Lodge Museum
      1000 ft
    • The South African Museum and planetarium
      2000 ft
    • District Six Museum
      2300 ft
    • Castle of Good Hope
      3300 ft
    • Company's Gardens
      1000 ft
    • The Company Gardens
      1400 ft
    Universities, Institutes
    • Cape University of Technology
      4600 ft
    Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos
    • Two Oceans Aquarium
      1.1 mi

    Local Attractions

    • Cape Town Diamond Museum
      1.2 mi
      1st Floor, The Clock Tower, Cape Town Central
    • Cape Town Stadium (Green Point Stadium)
      1.4 mi
      Vlei Road, Cape Town Central
    • Lion's Head
      1.4 mi
      Cape Town CentralSouth Africa
    • Table Mountain
      2.4 mi
      Cape Town Central 7848South Africa
    • Iziko South African Museum and Planetarium
      2.2 mi
      Between Government Avenue and Queen Victoria Street, Cape Town Central

    Near the hotel

    • St. George's Cathedral
      600 ft
      5 Wale Street, Cape Town Central
    • Groote Kerk
      1000 ft
      43 Adderley St., Cape Town Central
    • Iziko Bo Kaap Museum
      1200 ft
      71 Wale St., Cape Town Central
    • Iziko South African National Gallery
      1700 ft
      Government Ave., Cape Town Central
    • Gold of Africa Museum
      1800 ft
      96 Strand Street, Cape Town Central
    • Bloubergstrand Beach
      2200 ft
      Cape Town CentralSouth Africa
    • Bo-kaap
      2200 ft
      Cape Town CentralSouth Africa

    Restaurants Nearby

    • Rcaffe Coffee Shop

      83% likes this, based on 57 reviews
      Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Café

      100 ft
      138 Long Street

      Phone: 21 424 1124

    • The Five Flies Restaurant & Bars

      75% likes this, based on 235 reviews
      Cuisine: Contemporary
      Price Range: USD 6 - USD 11

      400 ft
      14-16 Keerom street

      Phone: +27 21 424 4442

    • Masala Dosa Aromatic Cuisine

      82% likes this, based on 83 reviews
      Cuisine: Indian

      300 ft
      167 Long Street

      Phone: +27 21 424 6772

    • Bukhara Restaurant

      68% likes this, based on 278 reviews
      Cuisine: Indian, Vegetarian, Barbecue, Halal
      Price Range: USD 12 - USD 82

      500 ft
      33 Church Street

      Phone: +27 21-424-0000

    • Mama Africa

      61% likes this, based on 397 reviews

      700 ft
      178 Long St

      Phone: 27 21 426 1017

    Daddy Long Legs Art Hotel Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Daddy Long Legs Art Hotel

    Average guest rating

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    Based on 16 reviews

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    Individual guest reviews

    • Single

      The unique style and friendliness of staff.

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    • Couple

      The staff was very nice and helpful, in addition to offering a welcome drink on the balcony facing Long St, they took our clothes to the dry-cleaner and stored it in their office for a week (while we were gone doing the Garden Route). They also changed our rooms so that we got to see a couple of the fab rooms in the hotel.

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    • Couple

      Flexibility of the staff, very friendly and helpfull.

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    • Couple

      WHat an awesome experience. Ubewr romantic- we had an awesome time!!

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    • Single

      Nothing , it is a poor atempt at creating trendy rooms which has failed miserable , bad lighting , cheap bathroom finishes , crap pillows , I could not open my window treatment it was a cloth just haning there , I actually felt ripped off this is not good value , I could not wait to get out the room was depressing , Hospitals are not fun places why would you want your room to look like one , please tell me anyone who actually looks forward to getting ill and going to Hospital , really this was pathetic

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    • Couple

      Very central location, cool decor in room, very reasonable price. Friendly staff too.

      Room was fairly small and we did not appreciate the see-through door in the ensuite bathroom! Hotel was quite noisy- not from outside/street but music was played downstairs early and could hear people on the stairs during the night.

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