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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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... More 

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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 More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed here whilst attending a friend's wedding in South Africa. The property and location is great. My room was on the 16th floor which was awesome as i had a superb view of the Table Mountain. The rooms are very good. The in-room dining and generally food during the wedding was very good too! What's lacking is the service... More 

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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 so that the same does not recur. 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 More 

Geneva, Switzerland
1 review
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We liked the Hotel and the room. Location is fantastic! At the front desk, the personnel was charmful,and at disposal to help. Room service was more than bad.At the dinning room, it seems as if after 4 nights( we were 10 nights), we were not anymore so wellcome..... It was as if it was "normal" to have us there........too much... More 

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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 have conveyed to our team to ensure that the same does not recur. 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 More 

Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel is beautiful. From the outside it has historical charm, from the inside it is opulent. It is located in the heart of downtown right across the street from the beautiful garden path. It is close proximity to the vibrant waterfront. The rooms were beautifully decorated. The staff were very friendly and extremely knowledgeable. We were able to book... More 

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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 More 

London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

At the end of a long trip that had me on three continents and four countries in six days, I had low expectations with the Taj and was pleasantly surprised. The hotel is in the old colonial part of the Cape Town CBD, round the corner from the backpacking haven that is Long Street. So depending on your perspective, it's... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I can't really fault this hotel. We have a lovely big room, very comfortable bed and an excellent bathroom with great shower and bath. The staff are extremely helpful and friendly. There is a terrific choice of food at breakfast. Actually, having said I can't fault it, there is one little criticism - the standard internet is so slow as... More 

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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 More 

Lilongwe, Malawi
1 review
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is where hospitality has its meaning, Taj Hotel in Cape Town is a home away from home. Make no mistake to choose other hotels than Taj. The Taj gives a beautiful view of the famous Table Mountain.

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Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time out to share your positive 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 More 

1 review
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Well located hotel in downtown Capetown. Free shuttle to waterfront. The breakfast buffet was very nice and was a great way to start the day. Free valet parking. Wonderful staff, overall a very pleasant stay.

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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 More 

Kassel
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73 reviews
53 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Taj is located in the city centre of Cape Town, just beside the Company Gardens. We had sweeping views of table mountain and Lion´s Head from our room and even the bathroom. We returned to the Taj after an excellent experience last year and we were not disappointed. The service is superb and highly welcoming from the front-door through... More 

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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 More 

King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice room & a very nice hotel, but the service at breakfast & dinner was a bit hit & miss. Staff sometimes forgot you were there and didn't always take in what you had actually ordered. Other than that we had a very enjoyable stay.

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Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time out to share your feedback which we will certainly convey to our team so that the same does not recur. 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 More 

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Spa
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  • Free Parking
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  • Free Breakfast
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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: $357 - $1,202 (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
#17 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
#19 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#22 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
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“Request for a room on the 10th floor or above for great views of the Table Mountain”
 of 5 bubbles Pareet_Shah, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a higher floor we were originally blocked by a building”
 of 5 bubbles denwar2016, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a higher up room to actually see Table Mountain”
 of 5 bubbles 852AlisonT, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had a room in the original building. It was fabulous. Rooms in the more modern extension, however, have balconies”
 of 5 bubbles duckydiamond02, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Hotel is central with good food”
 of 5 bubbles Nikki_Swingburn, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
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