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Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel

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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
5 Star Hotel
Welcome to Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel, in Cape Town’s buzzing heart. We invite you to relax in our iconic pink buildings, airy rooms and dreamy gardens. Enjoy imaginative local cuisine, nourishing spa treatments and eye-catching artworks. Captivating visitors since 1899, Cape Town’s...
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76 Orange Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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17.9 km to Cape Town Intl Airport
97 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
2.8 km from Table Mountain
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

For those of you traveling to Africa for your honeymoon: You could not pick a more romantic hotel than the Mount Nelson. It’s conveniently located, the staff is unbelievably accommodating and the rooms are excellent. We didn’t have the pleasure of eating at the hotel...More

Thank James K
Response from gabrielle_palmer, Public Relations Manager at Belmond Mount Nelson HotelResponded yesterday

Ah, how delighted we are that you enjoyed such a romantic honeymoon at our hotel and your appreciation of all our small touches makes us beam with pride. Thank you so much for this review.

Reviewed 5 days ago

This is hands down one of the best hotels in South Africa and certainly the best in Cape Town! The hotel grounds are for royalty. The bubblegum color is extremely charming and pleasant to look at. The service was second to none, from the main...More

Thank Akkkk
Response from gabrielle_palmer, Public Relations Manager at Belmond Mount Nelson HotelResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for your glowing review, we are absolutely delighted to receive such superlative compliments.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Celebrated birthday high tea at this glorious hotel in the shade of table mountain. Very grand and memorable. Definitely a bucket list tick off event. For foreigners it would not be costly. To be treated in style with butlers etc. made the occasion even more...More

Thank jnnj2016
Response from gabrielle_palmer, Public Relations Manager at Belmond Mount Nelson HotelResponded 1 week ago

We are delighted that you were treated in such style at our hotel, thank you so much for your review and your compliments.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family (2 rooms) stayed for 5 days in early June 2018. Everything, from the initial reception to check-out, was totally professional. Service was attentive. Staff knew our names. The is the one hotel in Cape Town you have to stay in to truly experience...More

Thank John B
Response from gabrielle_palmer, Public Relations Manager at Belmond Mount Nelson HotelResponded 1 week ago

How happy we were to read this glowing review of your five day stay with us and we will be sure to pass on your compliments to all our staff as well as Henry Dike, our pianist. Thank you so much.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at 'The Nellie' 20th-26th June 2018. Although we had enjoyed visiting before and partaking of high tea (so 'high', in fact, that you won't need to eat any more that day!), this was our first stay as guests. We were welcomed with open arms...More

Thank pjv21
Response from gabrielle_palmer, Public Relations Manager at Belmond Mount Nelson HotelResponded 1 week ago

We are beaming with delight at your warm and wonderful review of our hotel, our staff, our location - we are so proud that we helped you to feel so "specially special". We do hope you will return, soon.

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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Business Centre with Internet Access
Room Service
Wheelchair Access
Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Babysitting
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Tennis Court
Heated pool
Adult pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$373 - US$916 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
#2 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#4 Spa Hotel in Cape Town Central
#9 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
#11 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$373 - US$916 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
#2 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#4 Spa Hotel in Cape Town Central
#9 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
#11 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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nel22Sydney
24 June 2018|
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Response from LouisePheiffer | Property representative |
Hello, Yes we do have a fully supervised kids club for children from the age of 3, Warm regards Louise
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nel22Sydney
24 June 2018|
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Response from LouisePheiffer | Property representative |
Hello, Yes we do have a fully supervised kids club at the hotel suitable for children from 3, Warm regards Louise
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Patricia F
7 March 2018|
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Response from travellerno9 | Reviewed this property |
Both pools are full and heated which was a first as every other hotel we stayed in had small unheated pools! The two pools are fabulous but I loved the pool set on the beautiful gardens opposite the breakfast:/lunch... More
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"The studio suite 507 is spectacular."
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"The mountain view is breathtaking"
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