South African Hotels
Address
1 Wale St
Cape Town City Centre
Cape Town
8000
Rating
Hotel Type
City, Business, Spa, Conference, Leisure

The Taj hotel is in Cape Town city centre, within a 3 min walk to some historical sites, restaurants and bars. Situated on a pedestrian street which runs the length of the city. The hotel is in a hundred-year-old sandstone building. The new tower of the rises dramatically from this skyline of the heritage buildings.

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

Health & Beauty

The Jiva Spa offers a variety of traditional Indian and Western treatments in a haven of peace and tranquillity. The exclusive Jiva Grande draws its treatments from ancient Indian therapies.

They offer various signature treatments, holistic therapies, body scrubs, and wraps. The six organically designed treatment areas with contemporary finishes will provide the perfect ambience to unwind and discover a sense of serenity. They use their products, which are carefully made using natural herbs and oils. A well-equipped gym and indoor heated pool next to Jiva.

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

Dining

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

The Grill Restaurant offers an outside terrace area where guests can enjoy innovative South African dishes or more international meals. The Oyster Bar pairs fresh seafood with a selection of wines and live music. They have a stunning in-house cocktail and cigar bar.

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

Restaurants

Bombay Brasserie

Welcome to Indian, a haven for good Indian dishes all day. The Bombay Brasserie at the Taj is a must for any wanting the tastes of India. The last seating for children is at 6:30 pm.

Mint

The restaurant serves both local & international dishes. The restaurant offers great 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 at Taj 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

The Twankey at the Taj is where Champagne flows and Oyster are guzzled to the sound of a jazz band, a piece of paradise.

The Spa

Within the hotel, guests can enjoy a number of 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 spa 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
Swimming

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

  • Bar
  • Boardroom Facilities
  • Business Centre
  • Conference venue
  • Gym
  • 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
  • Voice mail
  • Wake-up call
  • Wellness & Beauty treatments

Available Rooms

Luxury (City View)

Tower Rooms & Suites are in the Tower Wing, they all have clean modern finishes. They all have floor to ceiling glass windows 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 (Mountain View)

Tower Rooms & Suites are in the Tower Wing, they all have clean modern finishes. They all have floor to ceiling glass windows 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

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

1 Bedroom Suite

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

2 bedroom Suite - Family room

The 2 Bedroom Tower Suite is 67m². It has a large bathroom with a deep oversized-bathtub, his & hers shower & vanities.

Presidential Suite - 2 bedroom

The Presidential Suite is located on the 2 top floors of the hotel and cover an are of over 200m² with great views of Table Mountain. The Presidential Suite is fit for a head of state and the decor are 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
  • Large study

Taj Cape Town Specials

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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.

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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -33.924325

Longitude: 18.419866

Directions

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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Parking

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

Star Rating

4 Star

Awards

  • UK Conde Nast Traveller 2010 Hot List
  • US Travel + Leisure It List of Best 2010 Hotels
  • Elite Traveller 101 Best Hotel Suites
  • Sunday Times Travel Magazine UK, 100 Best Hotels in the World
  • Les Nouvelles Esthetiques Spa Awards, Best Unique Spa Concept in South Africa
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