The Taj Hotel in Wale Street, Cape Town, combines new and old as it blends modern architecture with elements of Cape Town's rich cultural and historical heritage. Luxurious elegance awaits the discerning guest who appreciates contemporary approaches to style and living.
Being situated within the very heart of the Mother City, as Cape Town is known, the 5-star Taj is within conveniently close
proximity to a plethora of expedient amenities and popular tourist attractions.
Within walking distance are some of most exciting sights, sounds, aromas and flavours of the Western Cape, while a short drive will transport guests to a wide array of attractions.
The accommodation combines world-class standards with warm hospitality. The Taj Hotel Cape Town is also home to several dining options, ensuring that guests are privy to choice and diversity during their stay.
The Taj Hotel Cape Town's luxurious accommodation comprises a total of 166 rooms, made up of Heritage Rooms and Suites, Tower Rooms and Suites, The Club and the exclusive Presidential Suite.
These rooms promise our esteemed guests a sanctuary from the bustling city living that defines our everyday lives.
Each room boasts stunning views of the iconic Table Mountain or the fascinating city bowl of this destination. In addition, air-conditioning, heating, mini bar, tea- and coffee-making facilities, safe, laptop charger, wireless Internet connectivity, LCD television (plus interactive multi-lingual Internet Protocol TV) with satellite, three telephones per room, radio with alarm clock, iPod docking station, iPod charger, oversized bath, dual-head separate shower, international plug sockets and a workstation with laptop and TV interface allowances combine to ensure that every whim of the guest is indulged. In addition, Tower Suites have balconies.
Heritage Rooms and Suites - These rooms cover two buildings, both historically resonant and characterised by high ceilings, big rooms and sizeable windows. Chic style and modern amenities converge in the Heritage Rooms and Suites.
Tower Rooms and Suites - These modern rooms have made extensive use of glass to showcase the gorgeous views of Table Mountain and the city bowl. The walk-out balconies only add to the feeling that visitors can step out of their luxurious suites and into the heart of the Mother City.
The Taj Hotel Club Rooms - These 13 rooms combine to make up the Taj Club, taking up the entire second floor of the hotel. Guests of these rooms enjoy private use of the Club Lounge, which can accommodate up to 25 people. There are several services and amenities available only to these guests.
The Presidential Suite - This is a double-storey suite on the 15th and 16th floors of The Taj Hotel Cape Town Hotel. The elevated position guarantees breath-taking views of the mountains and surrounds, while the absolute comfort, convenience and pampering of the guest is of paramount importance to the staff members.
Facilities and Services
Because of its situation within the heart of the city and the CBD, the Taj Cape Town is ideal for recreational and corporate travellers. Its facilities and services reflect this multi-faceted target.
The Jiva Grande Spa and an ample fitness centre are designed to ensure that guests are able to maintain their health- and fitness regime while sightseeing or conducting important business matters.
The business facilities are well-equipped and include secretarial services. The banqueting rooms are ideal for functions, seminars, launches and celebrations. The meeting rooms boast stunning views from large windows, creating an air of peace and sophistication.
The Taj Cape Town Hotel staff members are multi-lingual, putting guests at ease and ensuring that their requirements are met.
Additional services include free transfers to the city and Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, valet, undercover parking, room service, babysitting services, a concierge, in-house florist, high-tech security systems, in-house retail outlets and a doctor on call.
Spa & Recreation
Cape Town is known the world over as a desirable destination. It offers an array of visitors an equally diverse choice of things to do and see during their time in South Africa. As such, guests of this luxury hotel will never be short of recommended itinerary items. The hotel is close to many shops, boutiques, salons, galleries, restaurants, night clubs, markets, bars, clubs, pubs, coffee bars and so on.
Some recommended 'must-sees' (more information on which can be obtained from concierge) include the Bo-Kaap Museum, District Six Museum, Cape Town Holocaust Museum, Castle of Good Hope, St George's Cathedral, the Planetarium and Iziko National Gallery.
The Jiva Grande Spa is in place to ensure that guests are pampered, relaxed and reinvigorated in body and mind. The outfitted gym includes a heated pool.
At Taj Cape Town, we understand that each visitor has his or her own unique needs and preferences. These are important to us and we strive to create an atmosphere in which personal desires may be satisfied as much as possible. For this reason, a variety of eateries are on offer, each with their own menu and atmosphere. These are:
Bombay Brasserie - An Indian delight that boasts fresh, traditional ingredients for an authentically Asian experience.
Mint - A relaxed restaurant that offers tasty meals throughout the day. Fresh ideas and even fresher ingredients are fused together into a diverse and trendy menu.
The Cigar Lounge - relax with cocktails and cigars after a long day spent sightseeing and exploring Cape Town. Pre-dinner drinks or comforting nightcaps are ideally enjoyed in these warm and inviting surrounds.
The Twankey - For a truly glam experience, spend an evening in the company of fine champagnes and seafood dishes, immersed in an air of elegance and jazz music.
Business Centre and Banquet Halls
The business centres and banqueting areas have been equipped to handle groups of up to 100 delegates or guests in style and efficiency. These venues are great for meetings, launches, training or seminars. Facilities are modern and the views are spectacular.
Location and Attractions
Cape Town is known the world over for its tremendous natural, cultural and historical value. It is constantly abuzz with vibrancy, fun, excitement, intrigue and history, all immersed in a modern ambience of adventure.
Traditional tourist attractions include Table Mountain and the cable car, Clifton Beaches, Camps Bay, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, The Company Gardens, Greenmarket Square, the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Robben Island and the many wine estates in and around the city.