I spent 15 nights at the Taj Cape Town Property during my Christmas holidays and had a delightful stay - rooms were clean, staff exemplary, and food very good. But upon leaving the property with my Taj Inner Circle membership number firmly attached to the final bill of thousands of Hong Kong dollars, I have been told that the Taj loyalty club that I am not entitled to earning 15 days worth of points (Silver status) because I booked the reservation online with a well established company and not directly through Taj. Shame, Shame!! Every airline honours their membership points no matter where one books, and every hotel I stay in does the same. Is Taj that cheap? To not honour monies spent at their establishment?? Ridiculous and really insulting. Sorry Taj Cape Town, I shall not return to your hotel even though the stay was a great one. I shall spend my hard earned money elsewhere where my loyalty is appreciated. Perhaps someone might re-look at this absurd policy...
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Taj Cape Town welcomes guests to the vibrant heart of the one of the world's most scenic and desirable cities, Cape Town. The hotel is a combination of rich history and elegant contemporary architectures. Originally home of the South African Reserve Bank and Temple Chambers and later the Board of Executors (BOE), it successfully combines the heritage of the old with the luxury of the new - a 100 years in history! This luxury hotel is perfectly located in the centre of historic Cape Town at the entrance of the famous pedestrian precinct, St George's Mall. It's prime location ensures a blend of fascinating history, exotic culture, soulful art, lively entertainment and delectable cuisine. - Within walking distance to most tourist attractions, monuments, museums, shopping, restaurants, markets and nightlife. Adding to this grand yet welcoming atmosphere are the two dining experiences, the Indian fine dine specialty restaurant, Bombay Brasserie and Mint, a relaxed all-day dining restaurant. Both are warm and welcoming and serve outstanding cuisine. Alongside this you'll find wonderful Champagne and tapas bar known as The Twankey Bar which is exceedingly popular with both locals and guests alike. Rooms are located in both the heritage buildings and the contemporary tower wing, but all continue to seamlessly merge history and modernity. Luxury Rooms have spectacular city or breathtaking mountain views overlooking the famous Table Mountain and the Taj Club Rooms and suites offer all the benefits of the executive Club Lounge including butler service, evening canapes, cocktails and private breakfast. One and Two Bedroom Suites are also available, perfect for the discerning traveller or for families. The award winning Jiva Grande Spa is one of its kind in Africa with unique and authentic wellness treatments and experiences. Also on offer is complimentary use of all wet areas, heated pool, and a high tech gymnasium. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Taj Cape Town Hotel Cape Town Central