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Taj Cape Town
Why we like it
- A luxury five star hotel located in the heart of historic Cape Town
- The hotel was originally the home of the South African Reserve bank and Temple Chambers
- Three restaurants offering a variety of cuisine with live kitchens, phenomenal curries at Bombay Brassiere and fresh Oysters and the finest Champagne at The Twankey Bar
- Taj Cape Town has the only Jiva Spa in South Africa and a spacious fitness centre
- Excellent choice of hotel for guests wanting to be based in the city
Enjoy the freshest seafood Tapas with Champagne or Guinness in the opulent surroundings of the Twankey Bar.
Joanne Swinton's detailed knowledge of South Africa has been invaluable and her enthusiasm to respond to our needs is greatly appreciated.
- FJ, Perthshire
With the addition of new floors onto the original building Taj Cape Town also offers rooms with a walk-out balcony to enjoy the views of the wonderful city of Cape Town. Leisure facilities include an indoor swimming pool and fitness suite as well as the superb Jiva Grande Spa using the respected Asian and Indian techniques to balance body and mind. Taj Cape Town is the place to stay for travelers who wish to discover the charming city that is Cape Town in fine luxury and heritage.
Best time to be there
October to May is the best time to visit the Cape. Game viewing is better during the drier months of April to September. The wildflower season is generally from mid August to mid September. The whale watching season runs from June to November.
11 hours 30 minutes/10 hours 30 minutes non-stop
GMT +2 hours
Not required for UK passport holders
Yellow fever certificate if arriving or in transit for more than 12 hours from an endemic area.
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