Cool flicks, big Daddy style

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iol travel amrch 14 grand daddy INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPERS The 'Daddy', as it's affectionately known, is famous for its Airstream Rooftop Trailer Park, Pink Flamingo open-air cinema, and multi-genre live music. Photo: Michael Walker

The ‘Daddy’, as it’s affectionately known, is famous for its Airstream Rooftop Trailer Park, Pink Flamingo open-air cinema, and multi-genre live music – all novel adventures on the hotel’s roof overlooking the Mother City.

The Daddy likes to take things up a notch and this month is no exception. With a regular line-up of popular and classic films, the Pink Flamingo is a must experience.

This month’s screenings include: Good Will Hunting (March 19); and The Princess Bride (March 29). Part drive-In, part social event, set in the world’s only rooftop trailer park hotel, the Pink Flamingo celebrates the stars of the silver screen in a magical setting beneath the Cape’s clear night sky.

‘Flamigoers’ can choose from different ticket options. Stay ‘old school’ and for R60 per person you’ll enjoy the movie, a welcome drink, popcorn and a bag of old-fashioned sweets. Choose the Gourmet Foodie option for R150 per person sharing, and get stuck into a picnic basket filled with delectable delights.

To really travel in style, and not have far to roll into bed, why not book your very own designer-decorated, whimsically themed Airstream trailer for the night for just R600 per person sharing? Together with the film, a delicious picnic and refreshing welcome drink, this is a pyjama party to be remembered.

If you want your entertainment live, then get to one of the Live Music nights at the Daddy in March, also on the roof: Soul Housing Project 16th March and on March 30th, a jazz event to coincide with the Cape Town International Jazz Festival.

South Africa’s only rooftop cinema is also available for exclusive bookings and perfect for any special occasion.

For all reservations enquiries or more information on the Pink Flamingo or Live Music line-ups please contact the reservations team by telephone on +27 (0) 21 424 7247 or by email on [email protected] or visit the website on

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