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TAJ Cape Town

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Explore the city right from our doorstep… Originally home to the South African Reserve Bank and Temple Chambers and, later, the Board of Executors (BoE), Taj Cape Town effortlessly combines the legacy of the old with the luxury of the new. Located in the centre of the old city, it boasts a strong sense of place and is within walking distance to some of South Africa’s foremost landmarks and attractions and an eclectic array of shops, galleries and restaurants. Spread across two heritage buildings, all 176 rooms have spectacular city views or overlook the iconic Table Mountain. Our Taj Club Rooms and Suites offer all the benefits of the executive Club Lounge like butler service, evening canapés and private breakfast, while the One and Two Bedroom Suites are perfect for the discerning traveller or for families. 
We offer an array of dining experiences, from Afternoon Tea in The Lobby Lounge to Bombay Brasserie, our fine dining Indian specialty restaurant, and Mint Restaurant for relaxed all-day dining. Rejuvenate your senses at our Jiva Grande Spa, the first of its kind in Africa. Indulge in unique and authentic treatments based on the ancient wisdom of the Indian philosophy of wellness or spend time at the fitness centre and heated indoor pool. Steeped in tradition, Taj Cape Town is more than just an hotel, it’s a place where service, sincerity and expertise combine to give you an experience unlike any other. 

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  • Where: 1 Wale St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Townh
  • Check In: 2pm
  • Check Out: 11am
  • Distance from airport: 18.2 kms
  • Transfer time from airport: 20 minutes
  • Official star rating: Five star
  • Local taxes: Included in our rates
  • Accessible Rooms: Subject to availability
  • WiFi: Complimentary for in-house guests
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Superior Interior Room
Approximate room size : 34 sqm
Maximum occupancy : 2 adults
Located in the historical Tower Wing, these rooms boast contemporary décor. Each Superior room has an oversized king bed, with a separate work area that’s ideal for business travellers. The expansive bathrooms offer both an oversized bath tub and beautiful walk-in marble shower, along with an array of high-end amenities.
Luxury Tower Room with City View
Approximate room size : 34-40 sqm
Maximum occupancy : 2 adults
There’s nothing like a view of the sparkling city lights by night. Tower Wing Luxury rooms have private walk-out balconies with floor-to-ceiling glass sliding doors. The rooms offer elegant design with oversized king or twin beds and convenient separate work areas. The beautiful bathrooms boast both bath tubs and marble walk-in showers with the very best in bathroom amenities.
Heritage One Bedroom Suites
Approximate room size : 65 sqm
Maximum occupancy : 2 adults
The one-bedroom suites in the Heritage Wing are spacious with high ceilings and large sash windows offering exceptional city or Table Mountain views. With stylish furnishings, every room comes with an extra-length king bed and convenient separate work area. The beautiful bathroom boasts Molten Brown amenities, a walk-in marble shower and an oversized bath tub.
Family 2 Bedroom Suite City View
Approximate room size : 99 sqm
Maximum occupancy : 2 adults 2 children
Ideal for families, the Tower Wing two-bedroom family suites have separate spacious living rooms and separate work areas. Each suite comes with a private walk-out balcony offering stunning city . There’s an extra-length king bed in the main bedroom and twin beds in the second bedroom. The expansive bathroom has a walk-in marble shower, oversized bath tub and Molten Brown amenities.
Presidential Suite
Approximate room size : 200 sqm
Maximum occupancy : 2 adults 2 children
Light-filled and marble-floored, the Presidential Suite is Taj Cape Town’s premier accommodation offering, spanning 194m2 across the 16th and 17th floors of the hotel. A wrap-around terrace provides uninterrupted views of Table Mountain and the city. There’s a fire-pit, plush seating and plenty of space for entertaining - like romantic dinners for two. The suite offers two bedrooms with separate entrances and interleading, lockable doors. The master bedroom boats luxurious linens and silks, with large mirrors and chandeliers. A generous lounge provides a restful haven, while a formal dining room creates an intimate gathering point. A study provides a peaceful place to work or read. Spa treatment, hammam steam, and a personal exercise room foster rejuvenation while the extensive bathroom offers a walk-in shower, long bath and floor-to ceiling views of Table Mountain. Guests have access to a 24-hour butler service, along with the exclusive Club Lounge, where a complimentary daily breakfast and evening canapé selection is served. Additionally, there’s complimentary WiFi, a private luxury transfer service to and from the airport, and much more.
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Bombay Brasserie
Frequently called the best Indian fine dining experience in Cape Town, the secret to Bombay Brasserie’s contemporary cuisine is its integrity. With 20 years of experience in some of the world’s foremost restaurants, French executive chef David Tilly oversees five Indian chefs who sometimes use up to 20 spices in one dish. Prizing authenticity and flavour, guests are treated to an enticing gastronomic journey, with refined, sophisticated cuisine. Located in the Board of Executors building, the experience is enhanced by the setting, with silken, peacock-adorned chairs; decorative chandeliers and soft lighting all adding to the romantic ambiance.
The Lobby Lounge
With its two grand entrances, the former banking hall of the old Reserve Bank is now the welcoming hotel Lobby. With its meticulously restored fluted marble columns and original chandeliers, The Lobby Lounge and is the perfect place to unwind with reviving cup of coffee or tea and a slice of heavenly cake.
Mint the Local Grill
Mint, which spills out into St George’s Mall from the cosy confines of Taj Cape Town, offers a host of all-day dining options for hotel guests and visitors, alike. The unpretentious dining room extends onto the Mall with a new Terrace, offering comfortable couch seating, suspended umbrellas and a modern bistro-inspired feel, making it the perfect spot for a guilt-free breakfast, lazy luncheon or fabulous dinner. The internationally-inspired menu created by Executive Chef David Tilly and his team, delivers an accessible, comfort food-driven offering that reflects the cosmopolitan nature of Taj Cape Town.
Resort Features
Fitness (without charges)
Outdoor freshwater pool 
Indoor heated pool 
Spa treatments (with charges)
Gym (without charges)
Babysitting services (with charges)
Currency exchange facilities
Airport shuttle (with charges)
Bicycle charges (with charges)