Taj Cape Town

Situated in one of the most historic areas of Cape Town, close to St George’s Mall and the Company Gardens, Taj Cape Town is synonymous with service and style. There are 176 sumptuous, spacious guestrooms at this luxury hotel, suffused with an old-world elegance yet superbly equipped with every modern convenience available. Taj Club Rooms even feature dedicated butler service.

Facilities at this five-star hotel include 24-hour room service, a fitness centre, indoor heated pool, sauna, steam room and expansive wellness spa, which draws inspiration from age-old Indian healing techniques. Dining options are equally diverse; guests can choose from Indian fine dining at the handsome brasserie to cocktails and snacks at the casual, chic bar. There are also two lounges – one designed for morning coffees and afternoon teas, the other for nightcaps.

Should you wish to explore Cape Town, the city’s shops, restaurants and iconic V & A waterfront are all just a short stroll or complimentary shuttle ride away. Tours can also be arranged to a nearby township, to a local Cape Malay cooking school, to notorious Robben Island, to Cape Point or the scenic winelands just outside of town.

Location

How to get to Taj Cape Town

Located on Wale Street, Taj Cape Town is approximately 20km or 20 minutes’ drive from Cape Town International Airport.

Activities at Taj Cape Town

  • Cape Town city tour
  • Cape Township visit
  • Cape Point visit
  • Cape Malay cooking school
  • Robben Island excursion

*Some activities are available at extra cost.

Taj Cape Town Highlights

  • A luxury hotel which combines old-world service and modern convenience
  • Set in one of the most historic precincts of Cape Town
  • Steps from the city’s shops, restaurants and historic V & A waterfront
  • With five-star facilities ranging from a day spa to indoor pool
  • Delightful onsite dining and drinking options

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Cape Town Accommodation

Below are some of our preferred hotels and accommodations in Cape Town. Please contact us to tailor accommodation options to suit the style of your trip and your budget.

Taj Cape Town

Situated in one of the most historic areas of Cape Town, Taj Cape Town is synonymous with the highest standards of service and style.

The Commodore Hotel

Located at the popular Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, The Commodore Hotel accommodates guests in 234 elegantly furnished rooms and suites with views of the harbour and Tale Mountain.

The Portswood Hotel

Experience Cape Town’s rich history at the Portswood, whose lobby and restaurant are built around a 300-year old well and cells that held prisoners en-route to Robben Island.

The Silo

Towering over Cape Town's vibrant V&A Waterfront, The Silo is a celebration of cutting edge architecture, contemporary art and modern luxury.

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South Africa Overview

Why travel to South Africa: Described as “a world in one country” South Africa is more than just a safari destination. The wildlife of Kruger and the many private reserves throughout the country are complemented by South Africa’s fascinating history and diverse cultures, the beautiful coastline and majestic landscapes of the Cape.

When is the best time to view animals in South Africa? Gameviewing is best during the dry season (May-Oct); however the summer months are good for general touring and sightseeing.

What is the culture of South Africa? Many different cultures including Zulu, Swazi, Xhosa, Indian, Cape Malay and European. A unique cuisine, as well as distinct music and dance. Elegant Cape Dutch architecture.

What is the climate in South Africa? The inland plateau has a temperate climate (17°-30°C), whilst the coast is subtropical and more humid (22°-30°C). The seasons are the same as Australia, however most of the rain falls in summer. Winters are dry and sunny, but nights can be very cold. The Western Cape is the exception, with a “Mediterranean” climate – cool, wet winters and warm dry summers (17°-24°C).

What can I combine South Africa with?South Africa is easily combined with neighbouring Botswana, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Mozambique, Zambia or the nearby tropical island of Mauritius. Johannesburg is a very popular gateway to most of southern and eastern Africa.

How to get to South Africa?Many major airlines including South African Airways, Qantas, Etihad, Emirates, Kenya Airways, Qatar, Singapore Airways and British Airways fly into Johannesburg. There are also many regional airlines such as Air Botswana, and domestic carriers that service local cities such as Cape Town and the Kruger National Park area.

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