Taj Cape Town

Taj Cape Town


1 Wale Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

ExcellentBased on 2,045 reviews


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About Taj Cape Town

Strategically located in the heart of the city, this 5-star hotel makes for an ideal base in Cape Town. It offers complimentary Wi-Fi, a bar and is close to Long Street.

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Good to Know

To Downtown1.4 mi
Nearest airportCape Town Intl
Distance to airport11.1 mi


Check-in time2:00 PM
Check-out time11:00 AM
InternetWi-Fi available in all areas
PolicyPets not allowed
Payment & CancellationPolicies vary by room type and provider.
Front desk number+27 218 192 000

Amenities at Taj Cape Town

Top Features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly


  • Computer use available
  • ATM on-site
  • Family rooms
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Gift shop
  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Packed lunches
  • Shoeshine
  • Shops (on site)
  • Heated pool
  • Room service
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Hot tub
  • Indoor pool
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Kids meals
  • CCTV outside property
  • No smoking
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Hairdryer
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Air-conditioned
  • 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
  • Pants press
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Free parking
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • Coffee shop
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24hr front desk
  • Designated smoking area
  • Steam room
  • Storage available
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Increased accessibility
  • Beach towels
  • Safety deposit box
  • Grill
  • Elevator
  • Minibar
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Iron and ironing board
  • First-aid kit
  • Snack bar
  • Balcony
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Bathtub
  • Spa bath
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property
  • Sauna
  • Coffee machine
  • Valet parking
  • Desk
  • DVD player


  • Eco tourism
  • Bicycle rental
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Golf
  • Fitness center
  • Massage


  • Babysitting or child care
  • Business center
  • Car rental
  • Wake-up service
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Laundry service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Photocopier service
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Tour desk
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Spa
  • Beauty salon
  • 24-hour security
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shuttle service
  • Conference rooms
  • Wedding services
  • Ticket service

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Reviews for Taj Cape Town

GreatBased on 2,048 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • "Great staff, very neat and clean" (in 253 reviews)
  • Staff were excellent. (in 204 reviews)
  • Amazing Staff and Great Breakfast. (in 145 reviews)
Cons -
  • Nothing we didn't like (in 26 reviews)
  • "Very, very poor lounge service, not worthy to pay for it." (in 8 reviews)
  • The Bombay brasserie a must try. (in 7 reviews)

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10.0 Excellent
it was an amazing experience . loved it
7.6 Good
I booked a standard room and there was not a nice view, please mention in future ordering if there is such a limitation that can help me book a better room
9.7 Excellent
I also love my stays at the Taj. it is always a memorable experience.
10.0 Excellent
wonderful stay

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Where is Taj Cape Town

Most Popular Landmarks

The Company's Garden0.3 mi
South African National Gallery0.4 mi
Castle of Good Hope0.5 mi
Cape Quarter0.6 mi
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront1.2 mi
Green Point Market1.3 mi

Getting Around

Cape Town Train Station0.3 mi
Cape Town Cape Town, Wc0.3 mi
Cape Town Central Station0.5 mi
Cape Town Intercape Depot10.3 mi
Cape Town Durbanville15.0 mi
Cape Town Simon's Town18.6 mi

FAQs when booking at Taj Cape Town

How close is Taj Cape Town to the nearest airport, Cape Town Intl Airport?

With no traffic, the 11.1 mi drive between Taj Cape Town and Cape Town Intl Airport (the nearest airport) will generally only take about 0h 22m. If you’re staying in a metropolitan area, you may see your drive time increase due to busy roads.

What is the best way for guests to get from Cape Town Intl Airport to Taj Cape Town?

Taj Cape Town has parking for hotel guests so for most visitors spending time in Cape Town, renting a car for around $34/day may be the best option. This will give you the ability to get to and from Cape Town Intl Airport, and also give you the flexibility to get around the area. Rideshare apps and taxis remain a very common solution for Taj Cape Town guests. This is often the most cost-effective method of transportation when visiting Cape Town.

Is there a pool at Taj Cape Town?

Yes, Taj Cape Town has a pool for hotel guests. Generally, hotel pools have opening and closing times so be sure to speak to the front desk before using the pool.

How close is Taj Cape Town from the Cape Town city center?

Taj Cape Town is just 0.1 mi away from the center of City Centre, Cape Town. From Taj Cape Town you can easily get to other popular landmarks such as Newlands Cricket Ground.

What is the Taj Cape Town phone number?

For assistance regarding your reservation at Taj Cape Town please call +27 218 192 000.

Does Taj Cape Town have Wi-Fi available?

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

Is there a gym or fitness center at Taj Cape Town?

Yes, there is a fitness center open to guests staying at Taj Cape Town.

What is the check-out time at Taj Cape Town?

The standard check-out time at Taj Cape Town is 11:00 AM. Guests can usually check-in from 2:00 PM. Special arrangements may be available if discussed with the front desk.

How much does it cost to stay at Taj Cape Town, Cape Town?

Prices at Taj Cape Town will vary depending on when you plan to stay and what room type you require. The average nightly room price recently has been $519, though some users have found rates as low as $66. To see prices for your dates, enter them in the form above.

Is there a restaurant at Taj Cape Town?

Taj Cape Town does have a restaurant. If you’re more interested in drinking than eating, there’s a bar on-site too.

Does Taj Cape Town have a laundry service?

Yes, there is a hotel laundry service for guests at Taj Cape Town. Guests also have access to an iron and an ironing board during their stay - either in the room, or by asking the front desk.

How far is Taj Cape Town from South African National Gallery?

Taj Cape Town is a walkable distance (0.4 mi) from South African National Gallery, Cape Town.

Is Taj Cape Town close to Sea Point Pavilion?

The distance from Taj Cape Town to Sea Point Pavilion is 2.1 mi.