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Old Macdaddy

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Part caravan park, part designer farm lodge – this little hotel is certain to please if you are looking for a wholesome spot to unwind. Set on the pine-whispering slopes of a beautiful corner of the Elgin Valley, Old Mac Daddy offers trailer units with artist-themed bedrooms and uber-contemporary living spaces. The space also allows for comfortable glamping style tented options and 2 self-catering units for larger extended families or groups of friends. Old Mac Daddy was the winner of the KFM Best of the Cape Awards in the best hotel category.

It gained popularity for its distinctive accommodation offerings, which include vintage Airstream trailers, Self Catering Villas and Tented Camps set within a beautiful natural landscape.
The airstream trailers are described as quirky and awesome. A sleek collection of 12 themed vintage Airstream Trailer Suites, each uniquely designed by some of Cape Town’s top artists and designers. The self catering villas were designed to be very unique and are better suited for bigger groups or families, Old Mac Daddys offers 2 unique Villa options. Daddy's Villa is a beautiful wooden villa perched on the hill that can sleep up to 6 in 3 rooms.

Old Mac Daddy offers 3 tented camps each with their unique charm that guarantees unrivalled outdoor fun. Daddy’s Hideaway Luxury Tent is tucked away in the mountain better suited for those wanting to get away from the main hub. Daddy’s Den and Big Daddy’s Den will give you a real feel of camping but with all the much-needed city luxuries.

The Old Mac Daddy also offers a great food establishment in the form of The Barn. The Barn Restaurant is where you will be enjoying plenty of wholesome and delicious food during your stay. The kitchen vision centers around fare that’s fresh, free range and organic (where possible), catering for the whole family including vegans and children. The restaurant is open daily from 8AM to 10PM and day visitors are welcome too.

If you are looking for a ‘No work, All Play Day’; Ideal for year ends and team away days; the onsite Adventure gurus, Daddys Adventures; have put together a range of fun activities to get work teams to move, create, compete and expand their ways from their usual office days. They offer relaxed but effective team building activities that are highly enjoyable and are meant to boost team morale.

Take a virtual walk around Old Mac Daddy, view accommodation, view communal areas and activities with an amazing Virtual Tour available on the website.

Time: Open 24 hours

Venue address: Elgin Valley Rd Elgin, 7160

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Wheelchair accessibility: Unknown


Tel: +27 (21) 844 0241