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Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly Cape Town hotel in Cape Town City Centre, walk to Greenmarket Square

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This family-friendly Cape Town hotel is located on the Strip, just steps from St. George's Cathedral and Greenmarket Square. South African National Gallery and Castle of Good Hope are also within 15 minutes.

Hotel Features

Along with 3 restaurants, this hotel has a full-service spa and an indoor pool. Free WiFi in public areas is provided, as well as free valet parking, a free area shuttle, and a free beach shuttle. Additionally, 2 bars/lounges, a 24-hour health club, and a 24-hour fitness center are onsite.

Room Amenities

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 appreciate thoughtful touches like pillow menus and bathrobes.

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 3 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 hotel's 2 bars/lounges. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast. A computer station is located on site and high-speed 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 24-hour fitness center, and a sauna. Guests can use the outdoor pool at a partner hotel. An area shuttle within 10 km, a beach shuttle, and a shopping center shuttle are complimentary for guests. Onsite self parking and valet parking are complimentary.

Taj Cape Town has designated areas for smoking.

  • 24-hour business center 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • 24-hour health club 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Free beach shuttle 
  • Beach towels 
  • Children's club (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Computer station 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 11200 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1041 
  • Cruise terminal shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Free parking nearby 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Meeting rooms 9 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Number of floors - 17 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 9 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • Picnic area 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Sauna 
  • Free shopping center shuttle 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Terrace 
  • Total number of rooms - 176 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Train station pickup (surcharge) 
  • Turkish bath/Hammam 
  • Wedding services 
  • Year Built 2010 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • DVD player  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Soundproofed rooms  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Free self parking, Free valet parking, Free parking nearby

Room Amenities

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

Where to Eat

A complimentary breakfast is offered.

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

Mint Restaurant - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. 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 breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available. 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, a sauna, a steam room, and a 24-hour fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

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

Spa Services

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


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

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

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child under 4 years old stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for ZAR 950.00 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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.

24-hour check-in


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • A 1 percent city/local tax will be charged
  • 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.
  • Fee for in-room high-speed Internet (wired): ZAR 0 per stay (rates may vary)
  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 750 per vehicle (roundtrip)
  • Rollaway bed fee: ZAR 950.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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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.

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.
  • Taj Cape Town is listed in the 2012 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay.
  • This property is affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) guests.
  • The property is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World.

National Rating

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

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