South African Hotels

Taj Hotel Cape Town

1 Wale St
Cape Town City Centre
Cape Town
Hotel Type

The Taj hotel in Cape Town is on a pedestrian street which runs the length of the city. The hotel is in a hundred-year-old sandstone building that encloses the modern glass tower which is home to modern hotel rooms and suites with all amenities you have come to expect from the Taj hotel group. The new tower of the rises dramatically from this skyline of the heritage buildings. 

The rooms offer views of the Cape Town cityscape and the nearby company gardens with the towering Table Mountain in the distance. They provide the ultimate in opulence and luxury. The suites in the new tower section of the hotel feature glass facades and balconies with endless views. Each one opulently decorated with opulence and offers modern amenities for guests to enjoy.

The spa offers a variety of traditional Indian and Western treatments in a haven of peace and tranquillity and draws its procedures from ancient Indian therapies.

  • Spa treatment rooms
  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Fully equipped Techno gym
  • Separate male & female sauna, and vitality pool

The taj offers excellent dining venues for guests who can enjoy stunning Indian cuisine, traditional South African fare or a range of international dishes. The Indian-inspired Masala Kraft restaurant offers Indian food in the historic section of the hotel.

The Taj is in an excellent location making it easy for guest to visit the city and take in many of the tourist sites in around the hotel. The service and amenities and that of a five-star hotel with a warm and welcoming complement of staff.

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Balconies
  • Ensuite / Private bathroom
  • Fresh Flowers
  • Heater in Room
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Mini bar
  • Radio
  • Safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone


Bombay Brasserie

Welcome to Indian, a haven for good Indian dishes all day. The Bombay Brasserie is a must for any wanting the tastes of India. The last seating for children is at 6:35 pm.


The restaurant serves both local & international dishes. The restaurant offers excellent views over the bustling pedestrian street below. The restaurant is informal and would be best described as casual dining.

The Cigar Lounge

The Cocktail Bar & Cigar Lounge is a great place to start the evening with a pre-dinner drink. The bar has a wide selection of cigars, whiskey and cognacs.

The Twankey Champagne & Oyster Bar

Where Champagne flows and Oyster are guzzled to the sound of a jazz band, a piece of paradise.

Spa Facilities

Within the Taj Cape Town, guests can enjoy some guest recreation facilities including:

  • Modern gym
  • Heated indoor pool
  • Treatments and therapies rooms

The spas approach health from the long Indian traditions of wellbeing. The resort looks after the mind, spirit & body. The spa experience is offered by experts, using all natural products.

Nearby attractions
  • The Bo-Kaap Museum
  • The District Six Museum
  • The Houses of Parliament
  • Iziko Slave Lodge Museum
  • Cape Town Holocaust Museum
  • Castle of Good Hope
  • Koopmans-De Wet House
  • St George’s Cathedral
  • Die Groote Kerk
  • Iziko South African Museum
  • Planetarium
  • Iziko National Gallery
Fitness Centre
  • Large, fully equipped fitness centre with Technogym equipment
  • Personal trainers available
  • Heated indoor swimming pool
  • Male and female saunas

The hotel has a heated indoor swimming pool.

Conference Venues

The Bank Hall with is big bronze doors is able to do a host of events:

  • 400 cocktail party
  • 200 banquet dinner
  • 300 Cinema seating
  • 180 School room style

Taj Venues:

  • The first floor of the Boe is conference room with lots natural light measuring 100 square meters
  • The Cathedral Room measures 65 square meters and overlooks Wale Street  and its great for 36 people
  • The Board Room measures 45 square meters
  • The Founders Room measures 70 square meters and has preserved as has been since late 1810
  • Parliament Room measures 55 square meters in size and overlooks looks the Houses of Parliament
  • Adderley Room measures 35 square meters in size and overlooks the Ou Kerk
  • Whale Room measures 20 square meters and it is great for small dinner of 10

Business Center Amenities

  • A private office
  • Courier services
  • Fax facilities
  • Full secretarial services
  • International news
  • Photocopying facilities

Meeting Services Amenities

  • 24-hour secretarial services
  • Audio-visual equipment
  • Business center
  • Conference concierge
  • Complimentary car service to Financial District (based on availability)
  • Digital camera
  • Entertainment
  • High-speed internet access
  • Professional Audio/Visual department
  • Security services
  • Shipping and receiving services
  • Technology Butler
  • Telepresence Room
  • Translation services/multilingual staff

  • Boardroom Facilities
  • Business Centre
  • Conference venue
  • Gym
  • Hotel Bar
  • Lounge
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wellness centre

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
General Services
  • 24 - hour reception service
  • 24 Hour room service
  • Airport transfers
  • Babysitting
  • Butler service
  • Concierge services
  • Doctor on call
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Health & Fitness Centre
  • Internet connection
  • Laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Massage treatments
  • Porters
  • Valet parking
  • Voicemail
  • Wake-up call
  • Wellness & Beauty treatments

Available Rooms

Superior Room

Luxury City View Heritage Wing

Tower Rooms & Suites are in the Tower Wing, they all have clean, modern finishes. They all have glass windows that are from the floor to the ceiling and private balconies. A walk-in closet area completes the exquisite Tower Rooms and Suites experience.

Room features:

  • Private balcony
  • Deep,  over-sized-bathtub
  • Dual-headed walk-in shower
  • Vanity
  • TV, radio or iPod and Molton Brown bathroom amenities
  • Walk-in closet
  • The room size is: 42m²
  • City views

Luxury City View Tower Wing

Luxury King Mountain Heritage

Tower Rooms & Suites are in the Tower Wing, they all have clean, modern finishes. They all have glass windows that are from the floor to the ceiling and private balconies. A walk-in closet area completes the exquisite Tower Rooms and Suites experience.

Room features:

  • Private balcony
  • Deep over-sized-bathtub
  • Dual-headed walk-in shower
  • Vanity
  • TV, radio or iPod and Molton Brown bathroom amenities
  • Walk-in closet

Luxury Mountain View Tower

Luxury Mountain View Twin Heritage

Luxury Mountain View Twin Tower Wing

Taj Club

The 2nd floor is dedicated to the Taj Club rooms, which consists of 14 rooms. Guests of the club have exclusive use of the club lounge, covering 142m², with seating for up to 26 guests.

Room features:

  • One-way luxury airport transfer
  • Private in-room check in
  • Club reception
  • Welcome drinks, evening canapés and cocktails
  • Private breakfast in The Club Lounge
  • Daily international newspapers
  • Dedicated butler service throughout your stay
  • Two-hour use of a boardroom once during your stay

One Bedroom Suite Heritage Wing

One Bedroom Suite Tower Wing

The 1 Bedroom Tower Suite is 68m². It has a large bathroom with a deep bathtub, his and hers shower & vanities.

Two bedroom Suite

The two Bedroom Tower Suite is 67m². It has a large bathroom with a deep oversized-bathtub, his & hers shower & vanities.

Presidential Suite

The Presidential Suite is located on the 2 top floors of the hotel and covers an are of over 200m² with great views of Table Mountain. The Presidential Suite is fit for a head of state, and the decor is of the highest quality.

Room features:

  • 2 Spacious bedrooms
  • Lounge with views of Table Mountain
  • A formal dining room
  • Dedicated pantry
  • Spa treatment room
  • Steam room
  • Personal exercise room
  • Generous study area

Taj Hotel Cape Town Specials

The specials listed below will automatically be offered to you when proceeding through the booking process.

Enjoy a luxurious 4 night stay at the 5-star Taj Hotel, Cape Town and enjoy a free night by only paying for 3 nights.

This amazing offer is valid until 30 September 2018 and 1 April - 30 September 2019.

Included in the rate:

  • Breakfast

Excluded from the rate:

  • Items of a personal nature

Terms and Conditions:

  • Valid 1 April - 30 September 2018 and 1 April - 30 September 2019
  • only valid for a stay of 4 nights or more
  • not combinable with any other special offers or rates
  • subject to availability - block out dates may apply
  • Book and stay for three nights and get a fourth night for free.
  • Not combinable with other special offers - Not applicable to rollaway beds / extra persons charges

Discounted rates for South African Residents at the Taj Cape Town.

Included in the rate:

  • Breakfast

Excluded from the rate:

  • Items of a personal nature

Terms and Conditions:

  • Applicable to South African Residents only. Proof of Residence (ID book / card) may be requested. 2
  • A minimum length of stay of two nights apply.
  • **** Not combinable with any other special offers or value-adds *****.
  • Subject to availability; block out dates may apply
  • Valid 4 January - 24 December 2019 (not valid 4 - 8 February 2019)



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This hotel is surrounded by significant historic buildings, nice views, unparalleled luxury and superb service which I can say was wonderful.

I totally loved the finest cocktails and limited edition cigars. My stay was truely worthwhile and I will definately be visiting the hotel in the near future.

Ray Barnes - Los Angeles / US







Taj Hotel Cape Town offers an airport transfer service. To receive a quote or make an airport transfer booking, please click the button below.

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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -33.924325

Longitude: 18.419866


Driving directions to the Taj Hotel from the Cape Town airport
20 km / about 20 mins

1. Head south-east toward Drop Off Rte 401 m
2. Continue straight onto Ring 151 m
3. Slight right to stay on Ring 93 m
4. Slight left to stay on Ring 401 m
5. Continue onto Airport Approach Rd 1.5 km
6. Continue onto Settlers Way 551 m
7. Take the ramp onto Settlers Way the N2 10.4 km
8. Take the exit onto N2 4.2 km
9. Exit onto Eastern Blvd 551 m
10. Continue onto Strand St 801 m
11. Turn left at Burg St 451 m
12. Take the 3rd left onto Wale St
Destination will be on the left 111 m

Taj Hotel
Wale Street, Cape Town 8001, Western Cape, South Africa

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The hotel provides car valet service with secure, covered parking.

Star Rating

4 Star

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