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Taj Cape Town

1 Wale Street, 8001 Cape Town, Western Cape

+27 218 192 000

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based on 1,710 reviews

About Taj Cape Town, Cape Town

Value for money

Taj Cape Town is located in Cape Town and is close to local landmarks, including Parliament of South Africa, Company Gardens and Cape Town City Hall. It also provides an indoor pool, free Wi-Fi and a sauna. This luxury hotel offers a number of amenities, such as a 24-hour reception, a free shuttle service and babysitting/child services. In addition, the multilingual staff are on hand to offer assistance. The hotel also features a well-equipped gym. There are 166 rooms at Taj Cape Town, each providing all the necessities to ensure a comfortable stay. With a selection of international dishes, Taj Cape Town Hotel's on-site restaurant offers a variety of satisfying meals for guests to sample. In the evening, guests can enjoy a drink in the in-house bar. A selection of dining options can also be found nearby. Cape Town Railway Station is within a half an hour walk of Taj Cape Town, and for those travelling by car there is free public parking nearby. It is a short walk from Mutual Building and is situated next to Long Street.

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Standard Rooms - Water view


$3,371 totalZenhotels.com
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Superior Rooms - River view


$183 totalAgoda.com
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Luxury Rooms - Water view


$120 totalAgoda.com
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Double Rooms - Panoramic view


$138 totalFINDHOTEL
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King Rooms - Harbor view


$108 totalBooking.com
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Other Rooms - Courtyard view


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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Indoor pool
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee machine
  • Coffee shop
  • Valet parking

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • First-aid kit
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Business center
  • Car rental
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Shoeshine
  • Room service
  • Tour desk
  • Key card access
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24hr front desk
  • Conference rooms
  • Wedding services
  • Ticket service
  • Safety deposit box


  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Coffee shop
  • Minibar
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Coffee machine


  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Trash cans

Pool and spa

  • Heated pool
  • Spa
  • Hot tub
  • Indoor pool
  • Steam room
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Massage
  • Sauna

Accessibility and suitability

  • Multi-lingual staff
  • No smoking
  • Pets not allowed
  • Designated smoking area
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Accessible by elevator


  • Family rooms
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Storage available
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted


  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service
  • Pants press
  • Iron and ironing board

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Shops (on site)
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Golf
  • Beauty salon

Parking and transportation

  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free parking
  • Shuttle service
  • Valet parking

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Pay-per-view channels
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • TV


  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Spa bath
  • Toilet paper


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Beach towels
  • Grill
  • Balcony


  • Computer use available
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Laptop safe
  • Desk


  • Socket near the bed
  • Alarm clock
  • Wardrobe or closet

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care
  • Kids meals
  • Kid-friendly buffet


  • Fitness center

Places of interest near Taj Cape Town

Attractions in Cape Town, South Africa curated by momondo

Taj Cape Town location: 1 Wale Street, 8001 Cape Town, Western Cape


National Library of South Africa0.1 mi
Camps Bay Beach3.0 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

Shakespeare's Restaurant14.4 mi

Taj Cape Town Reviews

ExcellentBased on 1710 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Wonderful hotel with fantastic staff. (in 204 reviews)
  • Delightful room with fantastic view. (in 105 reviews)
  • "Exceptionally clean Comfortable Great breakfast, beautiful restaurant." (in 104 reviews)
Cons -
  • Nothing much to dislike. (in 23 reviews)
  • "Very, very poor lounge service, not worthy to pay for it." (in 7 reviews)
  • Front desk staff sloppy and slow check out spoiled the experience fir me. (in 6 reviews)

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Taj Cape Town room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 2:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • Taj Cape Town is typically below the average price of 5 star hotels in Cape Town. On average, you can expect to pay $300 per night in Cape Town. Taj Cape Town typically costs $122 per night, which is $178 cheaper than the Cape Town average.

  • Taj Cape Town is 11.1 mi away from Cape Town Intl. You can typically expect your drive time from Taj Cape Town to Cape Town Intl to be 33min. It might be worth looking up traffic trends near your hotel if you are worried about saving time.

  • Taj Cape Town has parking available on site for customers of the hotel. With that in mind, the most efficient way to not only get from Cape Town Intl to the hotel, but also around Cape Town during your stay may be renting a car. Car rentals in Cape Town are on average $18/day. Another more common option is to just take a taxi or rideshare service from the airport to Taj Cape Town. The nearest airport to the hotel is Cape Town Intl.

  • Yes, Taj Cape Town does have a restaurant where you can sit down to eat or take food to go. There are also many other quality food options in Cape Town for those looking for something different. Guests staying at Taj Cape Town are welcomed by hotel staff to order room service directly from the kitchen to their room.

  • Yes, Taj Cape Town has a pool that customers can use. Typically, hotel pools have restrictions based on the time of day so be sure to speak to the front desk before using the pool.

  • The city center nearest to Taj Cape Town is Cape Town, which is 1.4 mi away from the hotel’s front door. There, you can find National Library of South Africa, which is a popular sight in the area.

  • You can reach the main line at +27 218 192 000.

  • Yes, Taj Cape Town has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • There is a hotel gym accessible to guests staying at Taj Cape Town. Most hotel gyms are not 24-hours, so be sure to ask the front desk for gym hours and availability.

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