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5-star luxury hotel in Cape Town (City Bowl) near Greenmarket Square

Location

Located in the city center of Cape Town, this luxury hotel is near the airport and steps from St. George's Cathedral, South Africa Library, and Greenmarket Square. Also nearby are South African National Gallery and Castle of Good Hope.

Hotel Features

In addition to 2 restaurants, Taj Cape Town features an indoor pool. Other amenities include a full-service spa and a bar/lounge.

Room Amenities

LCD televisions include premium digital channels. Guestrooms also feature deep soaking bathtubs, complimentary wireless Internet access, and complimentary high-speed (wired) Internet access.

Taj Cape Town

At your hotel

In addition to a full-service spa, Taj Cape Town features an indoor pool and a sauna. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. The property also has a snack bar/deli. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. 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 and a meeting room. This luxury hotel also offers a 24-hour fitness center, a steam room, and spa services. A complimentary area shuttle within 10 km is available for guests. Onsite self parking and valet parking are complimentary. A total renovation of this property was completed in August 2010.

Taj Cape Town has designated areas for smoking.

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Conference space size (meters) - 110
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Children's club
  • Coffee shop or café
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Total number of rooms - 176
  • Number of floors - 17
  • Bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee/tea in lobby
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Elevator/lift
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Full-service spa
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • Computer station
  • Luggage storage
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • One meeting room
  • Turkish bath/Hammam
  • ATM/banking
  • Laundry facilities
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free valet parking
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Year Built 2010
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)
  • Number of restaurants - 2
  • 24-hour business center
  • Free parking nearby
  • Free self parking
  • Conference center
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Sauna
  • Shopping on site
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3
  • Spa services on site
  • Steam room
  • Indoor pool
  • Television in lobby
  • Wedding services
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Stay connected

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

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

Park your car

Free self parking, Free valet parking, Free parking nearby

In your room

  • Premium TV channels
  • DVD player
  • Pay movies
  • Premium bedding
  • Phone
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Minibar
  • Complimentary bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Turndown service
  • Private bathroom
  • Designer toiletries
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Slippers
  • Bathrobes
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Desk
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • iPod docking station
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Digital TV service
  • HDTV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Washer/dryer
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Air conditioning
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • In-room massage available
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Climate control
  • Down comforter
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets
  • Pillow menu
  • Sleep Number by Select Comfort mattress
  • LCD TV
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)
  • Day bed
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Eat and drink

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 6:30 AM and 10 AM.

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

Mint Restaurant - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available.

The Twankey Bar - This tapas bar specializes in international cuisine and serves dinner and light fare. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Happy hour is offered.

In Room Dinning 24 Hours - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. A children's menu is available. Open 24 hours.

Lobby Lounge - This café serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open 24 hours.

Late night fare is available from 24-hour room service.

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Play

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool, 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
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
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Relax

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. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub, and Turkish bath/hammam.

Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Number of treatment rooms 9
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Sauna in spa
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Massages
  • Minimum age to access spa is 16
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
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Accessibility

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

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

The fine print for Taj Cape Town

When you arrive

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

When you leave

Check-out time is noon

How you can pay

Accepted at this hotel: JCB International, MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Diners Club

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.

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We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (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. Children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Awards & Affiliations

  • Taj Cape Town is listed in the 2010 Condé Nast Traveler Hot List.
  • 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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