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Taj Cape Town

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Indoor pool, pool loungers
Terrace/patio
Terrace/patio
Flat-screen TV, DVD player, iPod docking station, pay-per-view films

Overview of Taj Cape Town

Taj Cape Town

5 out of 5

4.7/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Gym

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 48-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitiser provided

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationSouth Africa Library4 min walk
  • Popular LocationAfrica Centre7 min walk
  • Popular LocationCape Town City Hall8 min walk
  • AirportCape Town (CPT-Cape Town Intl.)22 min drive

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About this area

Cape Town

Located in Cape Town, Taj Cape Town is in the city centre and near the boardwalk. Long Street and Kloof Street are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Lions Head and Table Mountain. Travelling with kids? Make time for Two Oceans Aquarium, or head to an event or a match at Cape Town Stadium. Discover the area's water adventures with waterskiing and parasailing nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with hiking/biking trails and ecotours.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Long Street - 2 min walk
  • South Africa Library - 4 min walk
  • Africa Centre - 7 min walk
  • Cape Town City Hall - 8 min walk
  • South African National Gallery - 10 min walk

Getting around

  • Koeberg Station - 7 min drive
  • Cape Town Station - 9 min walk
  • Cape Town (CPT-Cape Town Intl.) - 22 min drive

Restaurants

  • Where to eat
  • Bombay Brasserie – Fine-dining restaurant with a bar offering Indian cuisine. Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily.
  • Mint Restaurant – Al fresco dining restaurant with a bar offering international cuisine. Serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner and light fare daily. Kids' menu available.
  • In Room Dinning 24 Hours – Restaurant offering international cuisine. Serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner and light fare daily. Open 24 hours. Kids' menu available.

About this property

Taj Cape Town

Family-friendly Cape Town hotel in Cape Town City Centre, walk to Long Street
This hotel features 2 restaurants, a full-service spa and an indoor pool. Free WiFi in public areas, a free beach shuttle and a free manager's reception are also provided. Additionally, a 24-hour health club, a bar/lounge and a coffee shop/café are on-site. All 176 soundproofed rooms provide free WiFi, free wired Internet and Select Comfort beds. Flat-screen TVs with satellite channels and DVD players provide a bit of entertainment, and guests will also find comforts such as Egyptian cotton sheets and pillow menus.
Taj Cape Town offers 176 forms of accommodation 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-per-view films. Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower with a rainfall showerhead, bathrobes, designer toiletries and complimentary toiletries.

This Cape Town hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, laptop-compatible safes and telephones. Additionally, rooms include minibars and complimentary bottles of water. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

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.

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.

Awards and 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.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 48 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks available
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and public transport

  • Covered self parking on site (ZAR 100 per day)
  • Limited on-site parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • 24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request
  • Local area shuttle (surcharge) up to 10 km
  • Train station pick-up shuttle (surcharge) from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
  • Train station shuttle on request
  • Cruise terminal shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free beach shuttle
  • Limo/town car service
  • Shopping centre shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • 2 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar
  • Free daily reception
  • Room service available
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • 24-hour fitness centre
  • Access to nearby outdoor pool
  • Full-service spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Sauna
  • Shopping
  • Hot tub
  • Steam room

Family friendly

  • Access to nearby outdoor pool
  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's club (surcharge)
  • DVD player
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Indoor pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Ballroom
  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Hindi
  • Xhosa
  • Zulu

Business services

  • 24-hour business centre
  • Computer station
  • Conference centre (11200 square feet of space)
  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • Outdoor furniture
  • Pool sunloungers
  • Terrace

Spa

  • 9 treatment rooms
  • Aromatherapy
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - Swedish
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Reflexology
  • Sauna
  • Spa open daily
  • Hot tub
  • Steam room
  • Turkish bath/hammam

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Beach towels
  • Designated smoking areas
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Down duvet
  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Pillow menu
  • Premium bedding
  • Select comfort bed

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 42-inch flat-screen TV
  • DVD player
  • iPod dock
  • MP3 dock
  • Films for purchase
  • Premium channels
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Phone
  • Soundproofing

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Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - 2:00 AM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
A late check-out fee will be charged

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from March 1 2021 to November 30 2021 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)
  • Shuttle services

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

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 400.00 per night.
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 750 per vehicle (one way)
  • Covered self-parking fee: ZAR 100 per day
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Rollaway bed fee: ZAR 400.00 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be 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
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit

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 property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
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
A car is not required for transport to and from this property
Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa

National rating

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

Property is also known as

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

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4.7
Exceptional
Rating 5 - Excellent. 766 out of 993 reviews
5 - Excellent 77%
Rating 4 - Good. 171 out of 993 reviews
4 - Good 17%
Rating 3 - Okay. 27 out of 993 reviews
3 - Okay 3%
Rating 2 - Poor. 15 out of 993 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 14 out of 993 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.8/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

4.7/5

Amenities

4.7/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 10 nights in May 2021

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Great location, friendly staff, large rooms
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Wonderful hotel with amazing staff
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2021