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The Taj Hotel

Cape Town, South Africa

The Taj Cape Town was originally home to the South African Reserve Bank and combines the old historical charm of the building with the new modern feel of a vibrant five-star hotel along with its elegant contemporary architecture.

It is Ideally located in the center of historic Cape Town at the entrance to the famous pedestrian precinct, St George's Mall. It is a great base for your time in Cape Town allowing you to explore the city with all its major attractions easily accessible.

There are 177 exquisite rooms offering you a blend of sophistication and unmatched comfort, all rooms are well designed and equipped to the level you would expect for a world leading hotel group.

The Taj Cape Town offers a variety of culinary experiences including an Indian specialty restaurant, a relaxed all-day dining restaurant and a champagne and seafood bar. For those wanting to relax after a day sightseeing the hotel offers a full Jiva Grande Spa and a fitness center.

The Taj Cape Town is perfectly placed to enjoy the city and unwind during your time in the mother city.

OUR RATING: First Class

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Tour ideas in Cape Town

Our itineraries are there to spark ideas for how you could include a stay at The Taj Hotel as part of your trip. Treat them simply as suggestions, because every aspect of the trip we create for you will be yours to define.

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    Alternative places to stay nearby

    Where possible, we like to offer a range of accommodation for each stop of your trip, chosen by our specialists as some of their favorite places to stay. To help you make the right choice, we give each property a rating based on its facilities and service, but we also look for hotels with distinct character or a location that can’t be bettered.

    Experiences while staying here

    The following activities are designed to give you the most authentic experiences of the area where you’re staying. We work with local guides, who use their knowledge and often a resident’s eye to show you the main sights and more out-of-the-way attractions. Our specialists can also suggest outdoor pursuits and activities, such as cooking classes, that will introduce you to the traditions of the area’s inhabitants.

    • A journey aboard The Blue Train
      The Blue Train with Table Mountain in the distance

      A journey aboard The Blue Train

      A journey aboard The Blue Train

      Following a historic route between Pretoria and Cape Town, The Blue Train is one of South Africa’s finest rail journeys. On board, you can experience fine dining, relax in your own private suite and take in mountain views from the Observation Car.

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    • Cape Town City Tour
      Cape Town

      Cape Town City Tour

      Cape Town City Tour

      No visit to Cape Town is complete without a tour of the "Mother City". Your tour will include visits to the Castle of Good Hope, the Parliament Buildings and Bo-Kaap, plus of course the iconic Table Mountain.

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    • Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens
      Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden, Cape Town, South Africa

      Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens

      Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens

      Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens occupy a large swathe of beautiful land on the lower slopes of Table Mountain. They house a huge collection of indigenous flora, such as heathery fynbos, flowering proteas and dramatically colored strelitzias.

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