As one of the few inner-city sanctuaries, TAJ Cape Town is the ideal spot if you want to experience the best on offer in the city. Think walking distance from important museums, the iconic Company’s Gardens, and some of the country’s top restaurants.
Their Urban Getaway promotion is a great way to experience all on offer at the heritage hotel at a special rate.
A STYLISH STAYCATION WITH UNDERSTATED GLAMOUR
Epic city scenery and Table Mountain views aside, TAJ Cape Town amps up the glamour factor with world-class luxury and continues to catch the attention of leisure and business travellers who love to mix things up. Their Urban Getaway offer is the ideal date night escape or solo adventure if you’re in need of some retreat and rejuvenation. Explore the hustle and lively energy of the CBD during the day, and retreat into elegance after dark.
This winter promotion runs until 30 September and includes a one-night stay in a Luxury room and a welcome drink.
If you’re in need of in-room relaxation, then the private walk-out balcony and oversized bathtub will keep you content. A breakfast buffet with all the works including savoury Indian dishes is served from 7am to 10am.
When: Valid until 1 September 2023
Cost: R3850 for a double Luxury Room. Offer includes a complimentary welcome drink, Full English breakfast, R500 meal credit to be enjoyed in any of the restaurants, a 20% discount on Jiva Spa treatments, and FREE overnight parking. Book here
DINE AT THE HOTEL’S UNIQUE CONCEPT EATERIES
TAJ hotel is home to two of Cape Town CBD’s underrated restaurant gems. The Urban Getaway offer covers an R500 meal credit to be enjoyed in any of the hotel eateries. Bombay Brasserie is long regarded as a culinary journey into fine North Indian cuisine with a dash of authentic Cape Town flair and flavour. Here the mood is romantic and cosy with moody lighting and sophisticated service. Firm favourites on the menu include Baingan Bharta which is clay oven smoked Aubergine and Tikka Masala and the Charred Tikka with fenugreek, onion and tomato sauce.
For a more contemporary approach to dining in a bistro setting, Mint Restaurant and Wood-Fired Grill come highly recommended.
Make Mint your go-to for easy all-day dining while dinner amps up the factor. Expect a selection of steaks and seafood, and other cuts cooked just right. The outdoor terrace space is also a great excuse to unwind with late afternoon cocktails.
When: Dinner, 6pm to 10:30pm | Bar area, 4pm to 10.30pm. Book here
WINTER PAMPERING AT JIVA SPA
Come in from the cold at the hotel’s signature wellness spa, Jiva Spa. The classy lifestyle associated with boutique hotels and the cultural heritage of Indian royalty is woven into the very fabric of the space. Switch off with a host of pampering treatments offered daily by expert therapists.
Hotel guests can take advantage of the fantastic opportunity to experience Jiva Spa’s sauna and heated swimming pool. Staying over during the week? All Urban Getaway bookings can enjoy a special 20% discount on treatments available at the spa including the Midweek Pampering Package. Advance booking is absolutely essential.
When: Daily, from 8am to 8pm. Book here
TRY A GUIDED WHISKY TASTING WITH THE SOMMELIER
Let the resident whisky sommelier Andrew Chirauka guide you through the history and tasting notes of the hotel’s rare collection of special import whiskies. The tasting experience at the Whisky Lounge in TAJ Lobby is both educational and immensely sensory in an intimate setting.
There are three food-and-whiskey pairings on offer including the Irish Whiskey Tasting Bushmills Original, Silkie and Sexton paired with chocolate truffles (R395pp), the Scottish Whisky Tasting Glenkinchie, Glenfiddich and Caolila paired with mini desserts (R395pp), and Around the World with five whiskies (Three Ships, Paul John, Jack Rye, Jameson Select, and Nikka) matched with savoury canapés (R695pp). Dress code is smart casual.
When: Daily, from 11am to 2pm. Book here
Where: Taj Cape Town, 1 Wale St, corner St Georges Mall, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town