Taj Cape Town

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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

A&K Top Tip

Enjoy the freshest seafood Tapas with Champagne or Guinness in the opulent surroundings of the Twankey Bar.

Guest Testimonial

Joanne Swinton dealt with us and our holiday with endless good humour and patience. Her suggestions were perfect and we all had a magical time. She really knew her "stuff". She even organised a car and driver for our first full day in Dar es Salaam which was a kindness beyond any duty. She arranged for our unaccompanied children to be chaperoned through all the airports, and for my husband and me to be taken care of too.

- BM, Inverness



Taj Cape Town has been lovingly restored and developed as a 5 star luxury hotel and is a member of the Leading hotels of the World. With 176 rooms and suites the hotel offers a selection of 11 room types. These include a two-bedroomed Presidential Suite which is split-level or luxury Rooms which have either views of the magnificent Table Mountain or the vibrant city of Cape Town.

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.


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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.

Fly to

Cape Town/Johannesburg

flying time

11 hours 30 minutes/10 hours 30 minutes non-stop

time difference

GMT +2 hours

Visas

Not required for UK passport holders

Health Requirements

Yellow fever certificate if arriving or in transit for more than 12 hours from an endemic area.

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