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4.8 out of 5

"We were booked into another hotel for one night by another tour company having travelled to Cape Town by cruise on the QM2. The hotel we had been book ... " More

By Alsudi on Mon 03 Feb 2014

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Hotel Description

The spacious rooms at Taj Cape Town get high marks from our customers. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Long Street. Enjoy features like free breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and free valet parking. Built in 2010, this 5-star hotel has 176 rooms over 17 floors. All rooms offer free WiFi and Select Comfort beds.

  • Air-conditioned rooms with Select Comfort beds, iPod docking stations and 24-hour room service
  • Free full breakfast served daily
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Free valet parking and self-parking
  • Enjoy a bite to eat at Bombay Brasserie, a fine-dining restaurant that serves Indian cuisine
  • Take a swim in the indoor pool or soak in the spa tub
  • Indulge with hot stone massages, body treatments or aromatherapy at Jiva Grande Spa at Taj
  • Services include babysitting, a kids' club and dry cleaning/laundry
  • On-site recreation includes a 24-hour health club, a steam room and a sauna
  • Guests have really good things to say about the accommodation, from the spaciousness and cleanliness to the overall comfort and nice bathrooms
  • Steps from Long Street and Greenmarket Square
  • Free shopping centre, beach and local-area shuttle service

Superior Room, 1 King Bed (Interior Room)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
£88* Per night/room 1 Mar - 2 Mar

Tower Wing, Luxury Room, 2 Single Beds, Mountain View

Bed Count 2 Single Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Presidential Suite, 2 Bedrooms, Mountain View (2 Bedrooms)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Luxury Room, 1 King Bed, City View (Heritage Wing)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Taj Club, Room, 1 King Bed, City View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Tower Wing, Luxury Room, 1 King Bed, City View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Taj Cape Town ratings based on 9 verified reviews

Review Summary
4.8 out of 5 5.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 5.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 5.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Taj Cape Town

Everyone (6) Couples (2) Business (1)
5 out of 5

Posted by on 28 Apr 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

2 May 2019 by TAJ

Dear Guest, Thank you for the great review of our hotel! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again very soon. Sincerely, Mark Wernich General Manager

5 out of 5

A World Apart

We were booked into another hotel for one night by another tour company having travelled to Cape Town by cruise on the QM2. The hotel we had been booked into was "the pits". We decided to extend our holiday and made a new booking online in this hotel. The hotels were a World apart. Beautiful building, pleasant, attentive and courteous staff who couldn't have been more helpful. Breakfast was a feast and included in the price. Shuttle bus to waterfront and Table Mountain every hour. This was our first stay in a TAJ hotel. Next time it will be our first choice.

Posted by on 3 Feb 2014

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 19 Feb 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

20 Feb 2020 by TAJ

Dear Guest, Thank you for the great review of our hotel! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again very soon. Sincerely, Mark Wernich General Manager

5 out of 5
Kaunis hotelli, ystävällinen ja palvelunyönteinen henkilökunta. Samoin vastaanottovirkailiat ja biccolopojat. Todella laadukas ruoka. Siistit tilat. Täys kynppi

Posted by on 3 Feb 2020

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4 Feb 2020 by TAJ

Dear Guest, Thank you for the great review of our hotel! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again very soon. Sincerely, Mark Wernich General Manager

4 out of 5

Posted by on 24 Apr 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

24 Apr 2019 by TAJ

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. We hope to welcome you back to our hotel very soon! Sincerely, Mark Wernich General Manager

5 out of 5
Service attentionné. Service de valet pour la voiture. Situation centrale. Chambre très spacieuse et moderne.

Posted by on 29 Mar 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

3 Apr 2019 by TAJ

Dear Guest, Thank you for the great review of our hotel! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again very soon. Sincerely, Mark Wernich General Manager

5 out of 5

Posted by on 23 Jan 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

23 Jan 2019 by TAJ

Dear Guest, Thank you for the great review of our hotel! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again very soon. Sincerely, Mark Wernich General Manager

5 out of 5

Täydellinen!

Henkilökunta tekee kaikkensa vieraiden viihtyvyyden eteen. Erinomaiset, siistit ja toimivat huoneet. Mainiot ravintolapalvelut. Mahtava aamiainen. Kallis mutta joka ropon arvoinen. Menemme ehdottomasti uudestaan.

Posted by on 22 Dec 2014

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4 out of 5

excellent hotel

excellent hotel qui est tres bien situé. Idéal pour visiter Cape Town deux ou trois jours. Un peu cher.

Posted by on 16 Jan 2014

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Property Features

Taj Cape Town offers its guests a full-service spa, an indoor pool, and a 24-hour health club. There are 2 restaurants on site, as well as a coffee shop/cafΘ and a nearby snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is served daily, and guests can also enjoy a free nightly manager's reception. A computer station is on site, and both WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. A 24-hour business centre and a limo/town car service are available. Event space at this hotel measures 11200 square feet (1041 square metres) and includes conference centres. A hot tub, a sauna, and a terrace are also featured at the luxury Taj Cape Town. You'll have access to the outdoor pool at a partner property. An area shuttle within 10 km and A beach shuttle are free. Self parking and valet parking are free. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 5-star Cape Town hotel.

  • 176 guestrooms or units
  • 17 levels
  • 2 dining venues
  • 11200 sq ft of conference space
  • 1041 sq. m of conference space
  • Built in 2010
  • Full breakfast (free)
  • Bar or lounge
  • Manager's reception (free)
  • Coffee shop
  • Deli
  • Kid's club (surcharge)
  • Supervised kids' activities (surcharge)
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Towels for the beach
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Business centre (24 hours)
  • Conference centre
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • On-site shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Lift
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Indoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Free area shuttle
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • DVD player

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Free self parking , Free valet parking , Free parking nearby

Transport

  • Airport: Cape Town (CPT-Cape Town Intl.) (19.4 km / 12 mi)
  • Train station: Cape Town Station (0.7 km / 0.4 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free area shuttle within 10 km, beach shuttle, and shopping centre shuttle; airport shuttle, train station pick-up, and cruise terminal shuttle
  • Parking: Free valet parking and self parking

Room Amenities

Taj Cape Town offers 176 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with iPod docking stations and MP3 docking stations. Select Comfort beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. 42-inch Flat-screen televisions come with premium satellite channels, DVD players and pay-per-view films. Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower with a rainfall showerhead, bathrobes, slippers and designer toiletries. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers and telephones. Additionally, rooms include minibars and laptop-compatible safes. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis.

  • Select Comfort beds
  • Minibar
  • iPod dock
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • Films for purchase
  • DVD player
  • Egyptian cotton linens
  • Separate shower and tub
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Cots (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Hairdryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Climate control
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

Guests are served a free full breakfast on weekdays from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM and at the weekend from 6:30 AM to 11:00 AM. The hotel hosts a free manager's reception daily.

Bombay Brasserie – This fine-dining restaurant specialises in Indian cuisine and only serves dinner.

Mint Restaurant – This restaurant specialises in international cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available. Open daily.

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

Lobby Lounge – This café specialises 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 Activities

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.

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

Spa Services

Jiva Grande Spa at Taj has 9 treatment rooms, including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, Swedish massages and facials. 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
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Sauna in spa
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Steam room in spa
  • Minimum age to access spa is 16
  • Reflexology
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 2:00 AM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available upon request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Airport transport is offered on request 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for ZAR 1400.
  • Free cots (infant beds)!

Pets

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit 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 guest room reservation.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation.

  • One child stays free
  • Only service animals are allowed
  • Debit cards

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 750 per vehicle (one way)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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

You should know

  • Taj Cape Town offers transfers from the cruise terminal, airport, and train station (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation 24 hours prior to arrival with your arrival details.
  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in EarthCheck, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

National Rating

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

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