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Located in Cape Town City Centre, Taj Cape Town is adjacent to Greenmarket Square and within a 15-minute walk of popular sights like South African National Gallery. This 176-room, 5-star hotel has 3 restaurants along with conveniences like a full-service spa and an indoor pool. Centrally located in Cape Town, the hotel is also a short walk from Castle of Good Hope and Cape Town International Convention Centre.

Dining

Free breakfast is included with your stay. There are multiple options for onsite dining with 3 restaurants, including Bombay Brasserie, which specializes in Indian cuisine. Savor a meal from the privacy of your room with 24-hour room service, or get a pick-me-up at the coffee shop/café.

Rooms

Taj Cape Town's 176 soundproofed rooms provide iPod docks, minibars, and free newspapers. Guests can expect 42-inch flat-screen TVs with satellite channels and DVD players, along with free WiFi and wired Internet. Bathrooms offer rainfall showers, hair dryers, and designer toiletries, and Select Comfort beds with Egyptian cotton sheets and pillow menus ensure a restful night. Free bottled water, laptop-compatible safes, and phones are other standard amenities.

Property features

Taj Cape Town features a full-service spa, an indoor pool, and a 24-hour health club. Free valet and self parking are available—or if you're not driving, take the airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for ZAR 750 per vehicle one-way. Multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this luxury hotel include a spa tub, a sauna, and free WiFi in public areas.

Highlights

  • Walking distance to Greenmarket Square and South African National Gallery
  • Free breakfast
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Free valet and self parking

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, Taj Cape Town features an indoor pool and a 24-hour health club. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 3 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. The property also has a snack bar/deli. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of hotel's 2 bars/lounges. A complimentary breakfast is offered. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This 5-star property offers access to a 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and meeting rooms. Event facilities measuring 11200 square feet (1041 square meters) include a conference center. This luxury hotel also offers a spa tub, a sauna, and spa services. Guests can use the outdoor pool at a partner hotel. An area shuttle within 10 km and a beach shuttle are complimentary for guests. Onsite self parking and valet parking are complimentary.

Taj Cape Town has designated areas for smoking.

  • Conference space size (meters) - 1041 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Children's club (surcharge) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 176 
  • Number of floors - 17 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • 24-hour health club 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Cruise terminal shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Free shopping center shuttle 
  • Free beach shuttle 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Computer station 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Turkish bath/Hammam 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 9 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Terrace 
  • Picnic area 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free parking nearby 
  • Beach towels 
  • Train station pickup (surcharge) 
  • Conference center 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 9 
  • Year Built 2010 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 11200 
  • Sauna 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Soundproofed rooms  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • DVD player  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Parking

Free self parking, Free valet parking, Free parking nearby

Room Amenities

Taj Cape Town offers 176 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and MP3 docking stations. Select Comfort beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets, down comforters, and premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. 42-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium satellite channels, DVD players, and pay movies. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers with rainfall showerheads, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries.

This Cape Town hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms feature minibars and laptop-compatible safes. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include hypo-allergenic bedding.

  • Premium TV channels 
  • DVD player 
  • Pay movies 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • Slippers 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • HDTV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • MP3 docking station 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Soundproofed rooms 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Day bed 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Down comforter 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 
  • Pillow menu 
  • Sleep Number by Select Comfort mattress 

Where to Eat

A complimentary breakfast is offered.

Bombay Brasserie - This fine-dining restaurant specializes in Indian cuisine and serves dinner only. Open daily.

Mint Restaurant - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available. Open daily.

The Twankey Bar - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

In Room Dinning 24 Hours - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. A children's menu is available. Open 24 hours. Open daily.

Lobby Lounge - This cafe specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered. Open 24 hours. Open daily.

Late night fare is available from 24-hour room service.

Nearby Things to Do

An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a 24-hour health club and a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Boat tours nearby 

Spa Services

Jiva Grande Spa at Taj has 9 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include massages, facials, body wraps, and body scrubs. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub, a steam room, and Turkish bath/hammam.

The spa is open daily. Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Number of treatment rooms 9 
  • Steam room in spa 
  • Reflexology 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 16 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • A 1 percent city/local tax will be charged
  • 1 percent tourism fee will be charged
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for in-room high-speed Internet (wired): ZAR 0 per stay (rates may vary)
  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 750 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Rollaway bed fee: ZAR 950.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Cape Town Taj
  • Taj Cape Town
  • Taj Hotel Cape Town
  • Taj Cape Town Hotel Cape Town Central
  • Taj Cape Town South Africa

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the cruise terminal, airport, and train station (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. One child 4 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in EarthCheck, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.
  • Taj Cape Town is listed in the 2012 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay.
  • This property is affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) guests.

National Rating

Quality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.


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