Taj Cape Town

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Indoor pool, sun loungers
Terrace/Patio
Terrace/Patio
42-inch flat-screen TV with satellite channels, DVD player, iPod dock

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 sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
1 Wale Street, corner St Georges Mall, Cape Town, Western Cape, 8001

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.)16 min drive

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About this area

Cape Town

Located in Cape Town, Taj Cape Town is in the city center and near the boardwalk. Castle of Good Hope and Table Mountain are notable landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Camps Bay Beach and Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens. Traveling with kids? Make time for Two Oceans Aquarium, or check out an event or a game at Cape Town Stadium. Discover the area's water adventures with water skiing and parasailing nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with ecotours and hiking/biking trails.

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

Restaurants

  • Bombay Brasserie — 1 min walk
  • Mint Restaurant — 1 min walk
  • Rcaffe — 2 min walk
  • Cafe Mozart — 2 min walk
  • Addis in Cape — 3 min walk

Getting around

  • Woodstock Station - 3 min drive
  • Cape Town Station - 9 min walk
  • Cape Town Intl. Airport (CPT) - 16 min drive

About this property

Taj Cape Town

Family-friendly Cape Town hotel in Cape Town City Centre, near Kloof 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 snack bar/deli, and a sauna are onsite. 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 like Egyptian cotton sheets and pillow menus.
Taj Cape Town offers 176 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, 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 phones. Additionally, rooms include minibars and complimentary bottled water. Housekeeping is provided daily.

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 program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, 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

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks available
Hand sanitizer 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 transportation

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

Food and drink

  • 2 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/café
  • Free daily reception
  • Room service available
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

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

Family friendly

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

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Ballroom
  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • 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/bellhop
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Hindi
  • Xhosa
  • Zulu

Business services

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

Outdoors

  • Outdoor furniture
  • Pool sun loungers
  • 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
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room
  • Turkish bath/hammam

Accessibility

  • If you have 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 comforter
  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Pillow menu
  • Premium bedding
  • Select Comfort bed

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 42-inch flat-screen TV
  • DVD player
  • iPod dock
  • MP3 dock
  • Pay movies
  • 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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Policies

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

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 cribs (infant beds)

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at 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 transportation 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 organization.

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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Overall score and ratings

4.7

Exceptional

Rating 5 - Excellent. 759 out of 986 reviews
5 - Excellent 77%
Rating 4 - Good. 172 out of 986 reviews
4 - Good 17%
Rating 3 - Okay. 27 out of 986 reviews
3 - Okay 3%
Rating 2 - Poor. 14 out of 986 reviews
2 - Poor 1%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 14 out of 986 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.8/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

4.7/5

Amenities

4.7/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
the area is not secure, high risk of bring robbed when walking close-by the hotel
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Excellent hotel, lovely staff just need to sharpen up catering service
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Fantastic swimming pool with heated water and 24/7 availability, excellent dry sauna.
Stayed 6 nights in Nov 2021

4/5 Good

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2021

5/5 Excellent

Business traveler
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very centrally located, easy access with top very kind staff. Lobby is good for chatting and meeting. very good wine list at the bar. Delicious breakfastThere is a cigar room for smokers. the standard rooms are lovey and spacious. if you want the view to the mountain or the city be sure to ask for the tower rooms otherwise you will be disappointed.
Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2021