About Taj Cape Town
Located in the former South African Reserve Bank and Temple Chambers, in the heart of Cape Town's historic district, the Taj Cape Town evokes a rich sense of culture while offering contemporary luxuries that attract a cosmopolitan clientele. The five-star hotel, making its debut in early 2010, comprises 166 guest rooms with sleek interiors and high-tech touches, and three distinct restaurants delight the most discerning of culinary connoisseurs.
The Jiva Grande Spa has an extensive menu of holistic treatments inspired by Indian healing knowledge; additional highlights in the 650-square-meter spa include separate men's and women's hammams, vitality pools, a full-service fitness center, and indoor pool. There are 460,000 square meters of meeting and event space, overlooking heritage sites such as St. George's Cathedral and the Provincial Legislature.
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Rooted in ancient Indian healing wisdom, the Jiva Grande Spa at Taj Cape Town offers guests an extensive menu inspired by Indian aromatherapy and Ayurvedic therapies. Select treatments, including bespoke holistic staples exclusive to Jiva Grande, utilize organic products derived from Indian herbs and essential oils. The signature Cape Fynbos ritual blends clays and herbs native to Cape Town with baobab oil, sea salts, and shea butter.
There are eight treatment suites in the 650-square-meter spa: two designated for beauty services such as facials and nailcare; one for Ayurvedic signature consultations; four single massage rooms; and one dual massage suite with a Jacuzzi tub. Separate men's and women's locker rooms with hammams, vitality pools, and shower facilities allow guests to relax in style.
Exercise-minded guests have access to the 200-square-meter fitness center, which sports Technogym equipment and an indoor swimming pool. Yoga and meditation sessions are held in reserved pavilions.
Complimentary and Alternative
Indian Head Massage
Facilities & Amenities
Fitness & Activities
Other Traditional Wellness Treatments
Enjoy a US$100 Spa Credit or a 60-Minute Spa Treatment per Person, per Stay
Mar 14, 2013 - Jul 31, 2013
Mar 14, 2013 - Jul 31, 2013
Enjoy a US$100 spa credit (or equivalent in local currency) OR relax with a one-hour spa treatment (per person, per stay), along with the excellence you expect at a Leading Hotel. All offers are subject to availability. Terms and conditions vary by participating property.
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Location & Hours
Taj Cape TownWale Street
Cape Town, 8001
Phone: +1 877 885 2513
- The Cape Town International Airport is approximately 20 minutes from the hotel.
- Minimum spa age: 16.
- Childcare services are available during the holiday seasons.
- Pets are not permitted on property.
- Cape Town's weather patterns are varied. Winters (May through September) are cool, with ample rainfall and high temperatures averaging 17° C (63° F). Dry, mild summers (November through March) experience high temps around 26° C (79° F).
Facilities & Amenities
Taj Cape Town is conveniently situated in the city's center, within close proximity to many major landmarks including the House of Parliament. The Castle of Good Hope and Cape Town Stadium, host of the 2010 FIFA World Cup, are popular attractions, as is the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, a major shopping and entertainment venue; the Port of Cape Town, located in Table Bay, is the city's most-visited tourist site. Cape Town is also known for its beautiful beaches.
History buffs can explore cosmopolitan interests such as the Company Gardens, St George's Cathedral, and the District Six Museum, while shoppers can browse the bookstores, bars, and restaurants lining Long Street. The Table Mountain Aerial Cableway is worth a visit for an unparalleled view of Cape Town.
Rooms & Dining
Taj Cape Town offers 166 guest rooms, 32 of them suites, overlooking majestic mountain views or cityscapes. Located in the historic buildings, Heritage Rooms foster an old-world feel, showcasing lofty ceilings and oversized windows. For a more contemporary vibe, guests can reserve newer Tower accommodations, appointed with thoughtful features like glass facades and private balconies. Those staying in the Taj Club Rooms have access to a private lounge. The Presidential Suite, the most opulent of accommodations, boasts a spa treatment room, hammam, gym, and wraparound terrace on its two floors. Amenities include minibars, coffee makers, electronic safes, and modern practicalities such as high-speed wireless Internet, LCD TVs, and iPod docking stations. Bathrooms boast large soaking tubs, walk-in showers with dual showerheads, and Molton Brown products.
Located on the ground floor of the former Reserve Bank, the elegant Bombay Brasserie offers fine dining in a sophisticated setting. Sleek interiors combine rich upholsteries and fabrics with ornate chandeliers and handsome woodwork. The restaurant serves an à la carte menu of Indian dishes, which diners can watch being prepared from the open kitchen. The resort's all-day dining restaurant, Mint, serves international and regional cuisine. The trilevel eatery invites guests to dine alfresco, overlooking St. George's Mall, or indoors, near the show kitchen or the floor-to-ceiling wine wall. Live music wafts through the air at the stylish Twankey Bar, which is known for its seafood specialties, oyster and champagne bar, and award-winning South African wines—as well as its Cape Town views.