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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel is simply amazing. Staff are both accommodating and friendly. It is easy to walk to Castle of Good Hope and several other points of interest. We had dinner at Bombay Brasserie, they accommodated us, even though we did not have reservations. The food was delicious. If you are going to eat there, best to make a reservation. Great...

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

We booked for 1 night but ended up staying for 3, this hotel was that good. It is hard to find 5 star hotels in Africa that are truly of an international standard but the taj definitely is. We had a heritage building room which was very spacious, classically styled and comfortable. The breakfast buffet was superb with options to...

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TAJ C, General Manager at Taj Cape Town, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time out to share your feedback which we will certainly convey to our team. We look forward to welcoming you back to Taj Cape Town whenever you are in the city the next time. Kindest Regards, Sanjay Sood General Manager

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went to celebrate our anniversary and what an amazing weekend it was! the hotel was beautiful and we were upgraded to a suite because we were celebrating it was amazing! the food was fabulous, we loved the Indian food particularly and they were so patient with us in the restaurant explaining what everything was and making recommendations. We loved...

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have never stayed at Taj Cape Town but I sprained my ankle a few metres away from the hotel and went their to ask for some help. The staff warmly welcomed me and gave me some ice to put on my foot. I could stay there as long as needed for my foot to get a bit better. The...

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

I stayed 2 nights, and loved every minute! Great central location, easy to walk to attractions. Loved the Twankey bar! Great views from my room, and lovely tub and spacious bathroom! Not to mention wonderful service and a great breakfast buffet!

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

So we have always been great fans of the Taj Group and even though Taj Cape Town has had its controversies in the past we have remained loyal throughout the years and visit it at least once annually. In fact that it's the only hotel we stay at when in Cape Town. Yesterday however an incident occurred which has forever...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Our family (all adults) stayed at the Taj upon our arrival in Cape Town for the busy holiday season pre New Years and were left sorely disappointed with our stay in comparison with the Belmond Mount Nelson. We stayed in a Luxury Room with a city view that was a tad outdated but nothing that would have garnered a lower...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel was overall good. They had hot run out on Friday night through to early morning Saturday and they did not have a back up plan. The hotel manager offered their apology but this was hardly adequate as I was expected to have a cold bath after a long week and an early morning run. In addition their bath...

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The Netherlands
Reviewed 1 week ago

A fantastic hotel at a perfect location. From arrival till departure everything was more than ok! Very friendly staff, proper rooms, perfect breakfast. This was our 4th hotel experience in Cape Town. We will definitely come back to this hotel.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

For city hotel, the Taj is an average stay. We think it is an excellent location if you wish to stay in downtown Cape Town, lots of hipster style coffee shops near by. We were driving to most places and therefore didn't mind the 10 minute drive to V&A or Table Top Mountain. The service (concierge and porters) were excellent....

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Taj Cape Town welcomes guests to the vibrant heart of the one of the world's most scenic and desirable cities, Cape Town. The hotel is a combination of rich history and elegant contemporary architectures. Originally home of the South African Reserve Bank and Temple Chambers and later the Board of Executors (BOE), it successfully combines the heritage of the old with the luxury of the new - a 100 years in history! This luxury hotel is perfectly located in the centre of historic Cape Town at the entrance of the famous pedestrian precinct, St George's Mall. It's prime location ensures a blend of fascinating history, exotic culture, soulful art, lively entertainment and delectable cuisine. - Within walking distance to most tourist attractions, monuments, museums, shopping, restaurants, markets and nightlife. Adding to this grand yet welcoming atmosphere are the two dining experiences, the Indian fine dine specialty restaurant, Bombay Brasserie and Mint, a relaxed all-day dining restaurant. Both are warm and welcoming and serve outstanding cuisine. Alongside this you'll find wonderful Champagne and tapas bar known as The Twankey Bar which is exceedingly popular with both locals and guests alike. Rooms are located in both the heritage buildings and the contemporary tower wing, but all continue to seamlessly merge history and modernity. Luxury Rooms have spectacular city or breathtaking mountain views overlooking the famous Table Mountain and the Taj Club Rooms and suites offer all the benefits of the executive Club Lounge including butler service, evening canapes, cocktails and private breakfast. One and Two Bedroom Suites are also available, perfect for the discerning traveller or for families. The award winning Jiva Grande Spa is one of its kind in Africa with unique and authentic wellness treatments and experiences. Also on offer is complimentary use of all wet areas, heated pool, and a high tech gymnasium. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Taj Cape Town

Address: 1 Wale Street | corner St Georges Mall, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: $295 - $869 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Taj Cape Town 5*
Number of rooms: 176
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Also Known As:
Taj Cape Town Hotel Cape Town Central
Taj Cape Town South Africa
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
#6 Spa Hotel in Cape Town Central
#16 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
#19 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#22 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
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“The upgrade rooms offer a butler service which is wonderful if you can afford it!”
 of 5 bubbles sandrad472, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Don't go there. It's not a TAJ you know from other locations.”
 of 5 bubbles GabrielaMaj, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Upper floor with unparalleled views of table mountain.”
 of 5 bubbles 263renew, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Go for a moutain view as the hotel is in the city centre, a city view may be a building very close to your room.”
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 of 5 bubbles johannu905, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
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