Taj Hotel, Cape Town – Absolute Perfection

Taj, Cape Town - Luxury Twin Room
Taj, Cape Town - Luxury Twin Room
Taj, Cape Town - Luxury Twin Room


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Excellent service, Free valet parking, Excellent accommodation


Posted 08/01/2013 by


I had given up on expecting perfection from any South African hotel. The Taj in Cape Town has restored my faith and given me some hope.

We needed to check in a little earlier, so we phoned the hotel and spoke to Chris, he told us to come on over. Upon arrival, we were served a welcome drink – much appreciated on such a hot day.

Check-in was a breeze. Chris then showed us around the hotel – telling us about hotel facilities, the restaurants, high tea, etc.

Our room was on the 17th floor and being on the corner, we had stunning views of Table Mountain and Lions head and could see as far as the waterfront.

The room was large and spotless and the bed and pillows were incredibly comfortable. Bathroom was also large, which a spacious bath and lovely walk-in shower.

They offer complimentary water and we received a bowl of fruit and chocolate (lovely touch and appreciated)

We ordered some ice which was received within 5 minutes.

At 2pm they offer a High Tea in the lounge, which we decided to try. High tea was lovely. Nice selection, excellent quality and great service from Beverly.

For dinner, we decided to order from Room Service. We phoned and placed the order and were told it would arrive within 20 to 25 minutes. They certainly were on the ball – as it arrived after 23 minutes. Our meal rolled in on a cart which converts to a table. It was set up quickly and looked lovely. We thoroughly enjoyed our meal – the honey and butternut soup was absolutely delicious.

At 7pm we received our turn-down service. It was done quickly and quietly. They replenish your water, turn down the bed, replace towels, etc.

Nice, but what about a chocolate on the pillow?

We had a lovely sleep – the beds are incredibly comfortable.

Next morning we went down for breakfast which is in the MINT restaurant. Not a huge selection but still nice and very good quality food.

They offer a car valet service and parking is free – very nice service.

Checkout went very smoothly. Staff are incredible efficient at this hotel.

I’m still glowing from such an incredibly good stay. Can’t wait to return. Highly recommended!




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