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Room type What's included Nightly price per room Book
Luxury Room, 1 King Bed, Mountain View (Heritage Wing)
Room with view
431 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Other room types
Tower 1 Bed Suite City View King Bed
Room with view
700 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Suite, 2 Bedrooms, City View, Tower
Room with view
1,066 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 5 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Luxury Room, 2 Twin Beds, Mountain View (Heritage Wing)
Room with view
431 square feet
2 Twin Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Tower Wing, Luxury Room, 2 Twin Beds, City View, Tower
Room with view
431 square feet
2 Twin Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Presidential Suite, 2 Bedrooms, City View
Room with view
2,153 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 5 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Taj Club, Room, 1 King Bed, City View
Room with view
484 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Luxury Room, 1 King Bed, City View (Heritage Wing)
Room with view
431 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Tower Wing, Luxury Room, 1 King Bed, City View, Tower
Room with view
431 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Heritage 1 Bed Suite City View
Room with view
861 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Tower Wing, Luxury Room, 1 King Bed, Mountain View, Tower
Room with view
431 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Superior Room, 1 King Bed
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Get an overview of this hotel
Family-friendly Cape Town hotel in Cape Town City Centre, walk to Greenmarket Square

Expedia Insiders Select™ Winner 2015

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free valet parking
Free self parking
Free wired high-speed Internet
Indoor pool

Location

This family-friendly Cape Town hotel is located on the Strip, just steps from St. Georges Mall and Greenmarket Square. South African National Gallery and Castle of Good Hope are also within 15 minutes. Cape Town Station is 9 minutes by foot.

Hotel Features

This hotel features 2 restaurants, a full-service spa, and an indoor pool. Free buffet breakfast is provided, as well as free WiFi in public areas, free valet parking, and a free area shuttle. Other amenities include 2 bars/lounges, a 24-hour health club, and a coffee shop/café.

Room Amenities

All 176 soundproofed rooms provide free WiFi, free wired Internet, and Select Comfort beds. Comforts include Egyptian cotton sheets and pillow menus, and guests will also appreciate thoughtful touches like bathrobes and slippers.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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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 2 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 the hotel's 2 bars/lounges. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning as well as a complimentary manager's reception. A computer station is located on site and 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 property. An area shuttle within 10 km and a beach shuttle are complimentary for guests. Complimentary self parking and valet parking are available on site.

Taj Cape Town has designated areas for smoking.

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

Family Friendly Amenities

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

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

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

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Xhosa
  • Zulu
  • Afrikaans
  • Hindi

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 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.

  • Free newspaper
  • Air conditioning
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets
  • Minibar
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Phone
  • Turndown service
  • Free bottled water
  • Pillow menu
  • Private bathroom
  • Sleep Number by Select Comfort mattress
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Satellite TV service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Premium TV channels
  • HDTV
  • Free WiFi
  • Free wired Internet
  • DVD player
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Premium bedding
  • Slippers
  • MP3 docking station
  • Pay movies
  • iPod docking station
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Day bed
  • Down comforter

Where to Eat

A complimentary hot/cold buffet breakfast is served each morning between 7 AM and 10:30 AM. A complimentary manager's reception is offered each day.

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

Mint Restaurant - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. 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 lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). 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.

  • Water skiing 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 facials, body wraps, body scrubs, and body treatments. 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
  • 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 at check-out when you book your room.

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

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 on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Due to drought conditions, water restrictions may apply at this property until further notice. For more details, please contact the property using the number provided on the booking confirmation email.

Airport transportation is offered on request 24 hours a day. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child 4 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for ZAR 950.0 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

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

A cash deposit or credit 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 guestroom reservation.

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • 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.

  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 750 per vehicle (one way)
  • Rollaway bed fee: ZAR 950.0 per night

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

Hotel Names

  • 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.

  • 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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