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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Great service, location is the best they go out of their way to make you number 1. You have a feeling of being safe, offer a guided tour of the city. The food is very good and the breakfast and brunches are serve out in the open.

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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

Brampton Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hospitality and service attention very good. Tme Hotel is very clean and comfortable with a good restaurant. Great central Cape Town location. With great transportation hotel service to move and visit other area of the City

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We arrived in the afternoon at Cape Town station. The reception was friendly and efficient to pick-up and transfer to Taj Cape Town. We only had one night stay with Taj. However all experiences were perfect for us except on thing. We had an high floor room which has a French window and balcony allowed as to enjoy the view...

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Tzaneen, Limpopo, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have travelled far and wide and have seldom experienced this level of customer service in any hotel. Friendly staff, wonderful food, comfortable and well stocked rooms and exceptionally clean. To the Taj Hotel staff - well done and keep it up. Shahrzad & Brett Hone

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just had a five-night and a one-night stay at the Taj with a short break between as we did some touring around Cape Province. The Taj is a top flight international hotel so high quality accommodation and service is to be expected. But I have to say that our stays exceeded expectations in several ways including: The friendliness...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Taj is located within a short walk of the Parliament building. The Company gardens are just around the corner. Restaurants and shops are located on the street alongside the hotel. The interior is luxurious and the staff welcoming. Free drinks were provided on arrival. My room on the 17th floor had a fantastic city view. The bed was comfortable...

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England
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved it here. The Taj staff have the best customer service and helped plan our whole time in Cape Town. They even offer a bus service around the town Rooms are beautiful and have everything you need. The choice of scented pillows was a lovely treat Thanks!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect location, ambience, excellent food and a saviour for vegetarians. 5 minutes from long street which has some delicious cafes and bars! We stayed here for 4 days and loved it so much that we never wanted to leave! They have a special Indian breakfast that took me straight back to my moms kitchen, they also made special vegetarian sushi...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This a review of Taj Restaurant and not of Taj Hotel Setting is good : a beautiful room nicely appointed ,good colours of the walls and overall very pleasant But Service is pompous and slow Food is average Prices are inappropriately high ,you can get a better food at much better value almost eveywhere

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • 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: €257 - €625 (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
#15 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
#19 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#22 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
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“Choose rooms with a balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles shahrzadhonek, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles mlx11, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“NA as this is a review of a restaurant and not of the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles josephdC1484TD, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“ask with a view to table mountain”
 of 5 bubbles cintiafarhat, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Cannot comment. Were in a standard room which was quiet, well soundproofed and had good block-out curtain and very adequate bathroom”
 of 5 bubbles 104williamf, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
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