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Situated in the heart of Cape Town, Taj Cape Town is within walking distance of many tourist attractions and businesses. Hotel guests can enjoy free WiFi, access to the Jiva Grande Spa and a free shuttle to the V&A Waterfront daily.

Most rooms and suites have a balcony, while all of them are elegantly designed with classical furnishings. All air-conditioned accommodation has a flat-screen TV and the marble bathroom includes a rainshower and large bath tub.

The 3-level Mint restaurant serves guests a wide variety of international cuisines.

Guests can also enjoy complimentary access to the sauna, steam room and heated lap pool in the Jiva Grande Spa. There is a spacious fitness centre, fully equipped with Techno machines for working out.

The famous Long Street is only a 1-minute walk away from Taj Cape Town, while the V&A Waterfront is 1.9 miles away and Table Mountain is 3.1 miles away. The Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) is 0.9 miles away from Taj Cape Town and Cape Town International Airport is within 12.4 miles away.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip.

Taj Cape Town has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 30 Oct 2009.
Hotel chain/brand: The Indian Hotels Co Ltd

Currency exchange: Need local currency? This property offers currency exchange on site.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Continental, Full English/Irish


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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable programme, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
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4 reasons to choose Taj Cape Town

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speak English
Closest beaches
  • Three Anchor Bay Beach

    8.6 Fabulous beach
    1.8 miles from property
  • Mouille Point Beach

    8.3 Very good beach
    1.8 miles from property
  • Rocklands Beach

    8.4 Very good beach
    1.8 miles from property
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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What's nearby
  • Iziko Slave Lodge
    0.1 miles
  • National Library Of South Africa
    0.1 miles
  • St Georges Mall
    0.1 miles
  • Atlantic Art Gallery
    0.1 miles
  • Greenmarket Square
    0.1 miles
  • Palm Tree Mosque
    0.2 miles
  • Huguenot Chambers
    0.2 miles
  • Parliament
    0.2 miles
  • The Company's Garden
    0.2 miles
  • The African Portrait Art Gallery
    0.2 miles
Top attractions
  • V&A Waterfront
    1.5 miles
  • Table Mountain
    2 miles
  • Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
    4.4 miles
  • World of Birds
    7.2 miles
  • Groot Constantia
    7.3 miles
  • Chapman's Peak
    12.3 miles
Natural beauty
  • Mountain Table Mountain
    1.2 miles
  • Sea/ocean Camps Bay
    3.1 miles
Beaches in the neighbourhood
  • Three Anchor Bay Beach
    1.8 miles
  • Mouille Point Beach
    1.8 miles
  • Rocklands Beach
    1.8 miles
  • Milton Beach
    2 miles
  • Broken Bath Beach
    2 miles
Closest airports
  • Cape Town International Airport
    10.6 miles
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2 restaurants on site

    Bombay Brasserie

    Cuisine: Indian, International

    Open for: Dinner

    The Mint Restaurant & Terrace

    Cuisine: International

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Facilities of Taj Cape Town
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
Activities
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Golf course (within 3 km) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Fruits Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kid meals Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs ZAR 120 per day.
  • Accessible parking
  • Parking garage
Reception services
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Babysitting/child services Additional charge
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Trouser press Additional charge
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
  • Business centre Additional charge
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Car hire
  • Packed lunches
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Barber/beauty shop
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Indoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Heated pool
Wellness
  • Fitness/spa locker rooms
  • Fitness
  • Massage chair
  • Full body massage Additional charge
  • Hand massage Additional charge
  • Head massage Additional charge
  • Couples massage Additional charge
  • Foot massage Additional charge
  • Neck massage Additional charge
  • Back massage Additional charge
  • Spa/wellness packages
  • Foot bath
  • Spa lounge/relaxation area
  • Steam room
  • Spa facilities
  • Body treatments
  • Manicure
  • Waxing services
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty Services
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa and wellness centre Additional charge
  • Fitness centre
  • Sauna
Languages spoken
  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Hindi
  • Xhosa
  • Zulu
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House rules Taj Cape Town takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

14:00 - 20:00

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in

Check-out

06:00 - 11:00

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 13 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request
Free
12+ years
Extra bed upon request
ZAR 1,400 per person, per night

Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the room you choose. Please check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa JCB Diners Club American Express Taj Cape Town accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), please ensure that you are only booking this property following the local government guidelines of the destination, including but not limited to the purpose of travel, and maximum allowed group size.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary and other relevant information, during dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

As a result of Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has temporarily suspended its shuttle services.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Spa and gym facilities at this property are unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Dear Visitor, this region is currently experiencing drought conditions. Please be aware that certain properties are subject to comply with local water usage restrictions.

Please inform Taj Cape Town in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Restaurant is closed from Sun 16 Jun 2019 until Fri 30 Aug 2019

Restaurant is closed from Mon 07 Sept 2020 until Thu 31 Dec 2020

Restaurant is closed from Tue 27 Oct 2020 until Sun 31 Jan 2021

FAQs about Taj Cape Town

  • Taj Cape Town is 50 yards from the centre of Cape Town.

  • Check-in at Taj Cape Town is from 14:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Taj Cape Town offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Indoor pool
    • Spa and wellness centre
    • Fitness centre
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Spa facilities
    • Manicure
    • Couples massage
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Spa/wellness packages
    • Beauty Services
    • Full body massage
    • Fitness/spa locker rooms
    • Spa lounge/relaxation area
    • Waxing services
    • Head massage
    • Walking tours
    • Neck massage
    • Facial treatments
    • Fitness
    • Happy hour
    • Steam room
    • Body treatments
    • Indoor pool (all year)
    • Back massage
    • Massage chair
    • Foot bath
    • Hand massage
    • Foot massage

  • Guests staying at Taj Cape Town can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.7).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • À la carte

  • Taj Cape Town has 2 restaurants:

    • Bombay Brasserie
    • The Mint Restaurant & Terrace

  • Yes, there is a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Taj Cape Town on this page.

  • The prices at Taj Cape Town may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Room options at Taj Cape Town include:

    • Double
    • Suite
    • Twin

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Taj Cape Town by:

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 20min
    • Airport shuttle (public) 30min