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Located 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 accommodations 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 center, 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 mi away and Table Mountain is 3.1 mi away. The Cape Town International Convention Center (CTICC) is 0.9 mi away from Taj Cape Town and Cape Town International Airport is within 12 mi away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip.

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

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

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.9)

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

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish


Availability

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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

4 reasons to choose Taj Cape Town

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

    8.6 Excellent beach
    1.8 miles from property
  • Mouille Point Beach

    8.4 Very good beach
    1.8 miles from property
  • Rocklands Beach

    8.4 Very good beach
    1.8 miles from property
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Hi, how far away is the parking?
    We offer valet service, which means we park and collect your car when requested.
    Answered on May 14, 2021
  • Do you currently offer room service from breakfast buffet?
    We do offer room service breakfast, additional charges might occur.
    Answered on November 7, 2020
  • does the rooms have slippers and bath robes? is it possible to pay at the property? thanks.
    Yes it does and payment will be taken upon arrival.
    Answered on May 14, 2021
  • Is there transfer from the airport? What is the cost?
    Good Day, Yes we do have transfer to fetch our guest from the Airport with our luxury car and the cost is R900
    Answered on May 17, 2021
  • Can we do a late check in as flight arrives at 9.25
    Dear Mr / Mrs, Kindly note we haev a 24 hour reception desk check in at 21h25 should be in order. Kind regards
    Answered on March 31, 2022
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Hotel area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Great location - show map
2 Restaurants On Site

    Bombay Brasserie

    Food: Indian, International

    Open for: Dinner

    The Mint Restaurant & Terrace

    Food: International

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Amenities of Taj Cape Town
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
Activities
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (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 available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs ZAR 120 per day.
  • Accessible parking
  • Parking garage
Front Desk Services
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Babysitting/Child services Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press Additional charge
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Business center 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
  • Safe
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Hair/Beauty salon
  • 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
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Heated pool
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
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa Additional charge
  • Fitness center
  • Sauna
Languages Spoken
  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Hindi
  • Xhosa
  • Zulu

House rules Taj Cape Town takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

6:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 13 and above are considered adults at this property.

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

Crib and extra bed policies

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

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's 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 the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

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

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

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

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

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to 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 the 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 of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo ID 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, Jun 16, 2019 until Fri, Aug 30, 2019

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

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

FAQs about Taj Cape Town

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

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

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

    • Spa
    • Fitness center
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Beauty services
    • Locker rooms
    • Happy hour
    • Walking tours
    • Facial treatments
    • Swimming pool
    • Waxing services
    • Manicure
    • Body treatments
    • Spa facilities
    • Steam room
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
    • Foot bath
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Back massage
    • Neck massage
    • Foot massage
    • Couples' massage
    • Head massage
    • Hand massage
    • Full-body massage
    • Massage chair
    • Fitness

  • Room options at Taj Cape Town include:

    • Double
    • Suite
    • Twin

  • Yes, there's 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, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at Taj Cape Town is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Taj Cape Town has 2 restaurants:

    • The Mint Restaurant & Terrace
    • Bombay Brasserie

  • Taj Cape Town is 150 feet from the center of Cape Town.

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