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Taj Cape Town
5 stars

Taj Cape Town

1 Wale Street, 8001 Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Cape Town, South Africa
See location+27 218 192 000
From
C$ 116
Cheapest

rate per night

8.9
Great
based on 2883 reviews
2,883 reviews
Room type
Provider
Nightly total
Superior Room
C$ 116
King room
C$ 166
Luxury Room
C$ 169

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About Taj Cape Town

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free

Taj Cape Town is located in the coastal area of the old city. The hotel is housed within two modernized heritage buildings, with a heated indoor pool, a gym and saunas. Overlooking the picturesque harbor, Table Mountain and Cape Point, it blends new elegance with historic charm.

Within the hotel, the award winning Jiva Grande Spa is one of its kind in Africa, offering authentic wellness treatments and experiences. A large variety of holistic treatments are offered with ceremonies and rituals for total relaxation.

The Taj Club rooms and suites offer benefits of the Club Lounge, such as butler service, evening canapés, and private breakfast. Suites boast elegant decor and most have a balcony. Luxury rooms have views overlooking famous Table Mountain or the city. Bedroom suites are available for business travelers or families. Rooms also offer marble bathrooms with luxurious rain showers and large tubs.

For dining options, guests can choose from authentic Indian food served at Bombay Brasserie, international cuisine at the 3-level Mint Restaurant, seafood at the oyster bar, or tapas dishes at Twankey Bar in the hotel.

Perfect for business or leisure travelers, Taj Cape Town has won many awards and is within walking distance of some of South Africa’s foremost landmarks, attractions, shops, and galleries. Its convenient location is only 10 miles away from Cape Town International Airport.

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Amenities at Taj Cape Town

  • Indoor pool
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Fitness centre
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Valet parking
  • Business centre

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Business centre
  • Car rental
  • Concierge service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Tour desk
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24hr front desk

Dining

  • Minibar
  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation

Pool and spa

  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Massage
  • Heated pool
  • Spa
  • Hot tub
  • Indoor pool
  • Sauna

Basics

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Eco tourism
  • Bicycle rental
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Golf
  • Beauty salon

Laundry

  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Pants press

Accessibility and suitability

  • Disabled Access
  • Elevator
  • No smoking
  • Designated smoking area

Bathroom

  • Bathtub
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care
  • Cribs available
  • Kids meals
  • Kid-friendly buffet

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Airport shuttle
  • Valet parking

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • DVD player

General

  • Family rooms
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Storage available

Outdoor

  • Terrace/Patio
  • Balcony

Workspace

  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping

Fitness

  • Fitness centre

Reviews of Taj Cape Town

8.9
Very good2,883 verified reviews
37.0Couples
19.2Solo
2.7Friends
11.3Families
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8Very good
Nagesh, Apr. 2017

Pros. Location, reception staff

Cons. Breakfast takes long, Indian tea which should be available take longer than everything same for Indian menu not available immediately

8.8Very good
Anonymous, Nov. 2015

Pros. 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

Cons. Nothing

10Wonderful
lpankau, Aug. 2015

Pros. Breakfast was excellent, and the staff is amazing, particularly the concierge.

Cons. Bathrooms have windows to the bedrooms above the tub... why?

10Wonderful
maureen, Dec. 2014

Pros. Wonderful, friendly, helpful staff

Cons. Dinner at the Mint restaurant was only ok

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What dining options are available at the hotel?

Guests can choose from authentic Indian food served at Bombay Brasserie, international cuisine at the 3-level Mint Restaurant, seafood at the oyster bar, or tapas dishes at Twankey Bar in the hotel.

What are the amenities offered in the Taj Club rooms and suites?

Taj Club rooms and suites offer benefits of the Club Lounge, such as butler service, evening canapés, and private breakfast. Suites boast elegant decor and most have a balcony.

What can guests expect at the Jiva Grande Spa?

The award winning Jiva Grande Spa offers authentic wellness treatments and experiences, with a large variety of holistic treatments, ceremonies, and rituals for total relaxation.

What are the nearby attractions and landmarks?

The hotel is within walking distance of some of South Africa’s foremost landmarks, attractions, shops, and galleries, including Greenmarket Square, District Six Museum, and the Castle of Good Hope.

What are the common concerns about the hotel's services?

Some guests have mentioned slow check-in process, noisy floors, and limited vegetarian options in the restaurant. Additionally, there were concerns about the availability of spa facilities during certain times of the year.

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They offer insights and recommendations from previous guests and hotel information to help future visitors enhance their stay at the hotel.

Book a Room with a View

Several guests mentioned that the views from the rooms were spectacular. Opting for a room with a balcony facing the fountain comes highly recommended.

Explore Nearby Landmarks

The hotel's location is within walking distance of several attractions, such as Greenmarket Square, District Six Museum, and the Castle of Good Hope, making it convenient for sightseeing.

Consider the Taj Club Rooms

Guests highlighted the benefits of the Club Lounge, including butler service, evening canapés, and private breakfast, making it a worthwhile upgrade for added luxury and convenience.

Indulge in Authentic Dining

Guests enjoyed the authentic Indian cuisine at Bombay Brasserie and the international dishes at the 3-level Mint Restaurant. Exploring the various dining options within the hotel is highly recommended.

Take Advantage of the Jiva Grande Spa

The award-winning spa offers a variety of holistic treatments and experiences, providing a sanctuary for relaxation and rejuvenation during your stay.

Check for Room Upgrades

Some guests mentioned being upgraded to suites, which enhanced their overall experience. Inquire about potential upgrades during the booking process for a chance to elevate your stay.

Be Mindful of Room Selection

While some rooms offer views of Table Mountain or the city, a few guests were disappointed with their room's view. It's advisable to communicate preferences clearly during the booking process.

Plan for High and Low Seasons

Considering the hotel's high season in February and low season in August can help in making informed decisions about the timing of your visit, taking into account factors such as crowd levels and pricing.

Utilize the Concierge Service

Guests appreciated the helpfulness of the concierge staff, particularly in arranging tours and providing local information. Engaging with the concierge can enhance your overall experience and exploration of the area.

Stay Mindful of Service Feedback

While many guests praised the staff, a few mentioned issues with lounge service and communication. Being mindful of potential service inconsistencies can help manage expectations during your stay.

Location

1 Wale Street, 8001 Cape Town, Western Cape

What's nearby

  • Greenmarket Square191 m
  • District Six Museum0.5 km
  • Bo Kaap Museum0.5 km
  • Castle of Good Hope0.8 km
  • Victoria & Alfred Waterfront1.9 km
  • Green Point Stadium2.4 km
  • Old Biscuit Mill3.5 km
  • Table Mountain4.4 km
  • Clifton Beaches4.5 km
  • Camps Bay Beach4.8 km
  • Newlands Stadium6.8 km
  • Newlands Cricket Ground7.1 km

Policies

Check-in/Check-out

Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 12:00 PM

Cancellation/prepayment

Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Essential information about Taj Cape Town

Low season

June

High season

March

Average price (weeknight)

C$ 281

Average price (weekend night)

C$ 150
Cheapest month to stay with an average 36% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 34% rise in price.
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When to book a room at Taj Cape Town

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Top tips for your stay at Taj Cape Town

  • If you’re after a cheap room at Taj Cape Town, then you should consider staying during the low season. The cheapest deals can generally be found in June and July.
  • Prices can also vary depending on which day of the week you stay. For the best room deals at Taj Cape Town, plan to stay on a Thursday or Friday. The most expensive day is usually Tuesday.
  • The cheapest price a room at Taj Cape Town was booked for on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was C$ 169, while the most expensive was C$ 169.
  • How long should you stay at Taj Cape Town? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 2 days.

FAQs when booking at Taj Cape Town

  • Where is Taj Cape Town located?

    Taj Cape Town is located at 1 Wale Street in City Centre, 2.2 km from the centre of Cape Town. Greenmarket Square is the closest landmark to Taj Cape Town.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Taj Cape Town?

    Check-in time is 3:00 PM and check-out time is 12:00 PM at Taj Cape Town.

  • Does Taj Cape Town offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Taj Cape Town offers free Wi-Fi.

  • How far is Taj Cape Town from the airport?

    Taj Cape Town is 17.6 km from Cape Town Intl.

  • Does Taj Cape Town have a pool?

    Yes, Taj Cape Town has a pool on-site.

  • How does KAYAK find such great Taj Cape Town hotel deals?

    KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at Taj Cape Town in Cape Town and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at Taj Cape Town and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for Taj Cape Town.

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