Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel
Cape Town, South Africa
The Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel is an elegant hotel with 198 rooms and suites and is situated within a sprawling lush garden estate in the heart of Cape Town. The hotel is fantastically located to explore the attractions in and around Cape Town.
At a Glance
Feast on their infamous afternoon tea
Walk directly from the hotel into Company Gardens, a beautiful botanical creation
Choose to have a picnic lunch in the extensive gardens
Dine in the Planet Restaurant for innovative cuisine
Very child friendly with a large pool and a children's club
Large garden perfect to relax in or for children to play
Have a relaxing massage or treatment in the Librisa Spa
Borrow one of their Cycology electric bikes to explore the city in style
Be sure to make time for the infamous afternoon tea...a feast fit for royals!Camilla Whitworth
One of favorite options for families right in the heart of Cape Town so we're not surprised it won the ''Upping the Ante'' award at the Tatler Travel Awards in December 2013.Camilla Whitworth
The most atmospheric hotel in Cape Town, this is the Grande Dame of the city. Breathtaking views of Table Mountain!!Scott Dunn team
If you're looking for a hotel in the heart of the city but with space to relax and enjoy yourself, swim, play tennis or just use the spa the Mount Nelson is a gem.Dominic Atterton
The Mount Nelson cheesecake is so delicious that the hotel’s own staff often give it as birthday presents!Anna Hearn
The hotel was painted pink after The Depression, a quirky idea by the owner to cheer up the residents of Cape Town – it has remained the same shade of pink ever since!Anna Hearn
Try a cup of the Mount Nelson’s very own tea blend made from six different teas and rose petals – and then buy some to take home!Anna Hearn
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Set in the heart of the city’s vibrant cultural center; at the foot of Table Mountain, close to the bustling V&A Waterfront and some of Cape Town’s best beaches, the Belmond Mount Nelson is one of the city's most iconic hotels. The hotel's selection of rooms and suites will suit any couple, group or family.
The Mount Nelson has a great selection of facilities for guests to enjoy: Wonderful mature gardens with large lawns and shady trees. Two swimming pools; the Oasis pool is one of the largest heated outdoor pools in South Africa and the Cottage pool, in a more secluded spot for over 16s only. The Mount Nelson is great for children. There is a dedicated, fully supervised Children's Club for the under 12s and a 'teen lounge', equipped with a large tv and video games for 12-18 year olds to meet and relax. The hotel has renowned sporting facilities including 2 flood-lit tennis courts, golf practise nets, fitness center and the tranquil Librisa Spa.
Each of Mount Nelson’s 198 rooms and suites has its own personality. All are beautifully appointed. There are suites ideally suited to families, with room for an extra bed; alternatively they also have some interconnecting rooms. The hotel has a secure and friendly atmosphere.
There are two excellent restaurants, the Planet Restaurant and Planet Bar and the Oasis Bistro, to choose from as well as the famous Mount Nelson afternoon tea, served in the lounge every day.
The Hotel boasts six individual accommodation wings, each with its own unique character, private gardens and facilities. The 198 spacious rooms & suites are individually decorated and feature the latest in 21st century conveniences.
|Deluxe Junior Suite|
|Superior One-bedroom Suite|
|Garden Cottage Suite|
The Mount Nelson Hotel has a fully supervised children's center available to residents and non-resident hotel guests at no extra charge when visiting the Librisa Spa or any of the restaurants and bars. The Nellie and Nelson center is dedicated to the under 12's and has indoor and outdoor space to enjoy, there is also a teens lounge for 12 - 18 year olds featuring XBox 360 games and DVDs which are all age appropriate.
Good facilities for children, complimentary day-use rooms for early arrivals and late departures, complimentary 24-hour internet access in the business center, complimentary chauffeur driven transfers within a 10km radius. There are two swimming pools (one being for adults only), two tennis courts, fitness center, on-site hair salon and the Librisa Spa to nurture mind, body and soul.
The Mount Nelson Hotel has excellent sporting facilities on site including two heated outdoor pools, two floodlit tennis courts, golf practice net, use of the Librisa Spa sauna, steam room and plunge pools.
The hotel is just 20 minutes from seven world class golf courses and the hotel staff are ready to help organize any number of tours or excursions in and around Cape Town.
Location & Directions
Cape Town, South Africa
Located on the edge of downtown Cape Town, and close to Table Mountain, Mount Nelson Hotel is at the heart of the action - a short stroll away from the vibrant areas of Kloof and Long Streets, renowned for their bustling markets, restaurants and bars.
When to go
Year-round destination. The summers are generally warm and dry, while winters tend to be wet and cool, the rains brought on by fierce north westerly gales. Neither season experiences extremes of temperature, thanks to prevailing winds. Summer (Nov-Mar) is the hottest with temperatures 20-40°C. Mid season (Apr, May, Sep, Oct) temps between 10-30°C. Winter (from June- Aug) is the low season with temps 0-25°C.