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Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel

5.0 of 5 76 Orange Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars NEW

Truly it's not one of the cheapest places in Cape Town but after staying at this lovely hotel regularly it is like coming home. The staff is lovely and very helpful and welcomes you with open arms every time you hit the lobby. Service is outstanding and the breakfast is amazing. The Nelly is an icon in Cape Town and... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Afternoon tea at the Mount Nelson is an essential must do in Cape Town, but book in advance, we went at the 1.30 slot so it was a late lunch, with savouries, sandwiches and the the sweet buffet. Choice of many teas and of course a glass of sparkling wine to start. Better than Fortnums in London and a third... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Mount Nelson Hotel is fantastic. The building itself and grounds are truly beautiful. The rooms are pristine and well furnished, the breakfast extremely comprehensive, the pool tidy and spacious enough for the number of guests. The hotel is extremely efficient at addressing any requests such as days out to cheetah santuaries and wine estates. Can't wait to go back... More 

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Denver, CO
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Old-world elegance and charm define this hotel. The English gardens are absolutely magnificent. The morning brunches and room service were outstanding; the pools are great and the location couldn't be better. We had an enormous, beautiful hotel room (which was the size of a small house) overlooking the adult lap pool.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Excellent location. Great Breakfast. Fantastic facilities and artwork. Tennis was very good here with Tennis Coach, Barkie McKrea. Only disappointment is that I forgot to take my iPad charger from my room (401), came back for it and it was never to be found... Too expensive a hotel for petty theft...

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60 reviews 60 reviews
25 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just returned from the most incredible five days at the iconic, Mount Nelson Hotel. This grand hotel is most definitely our favourite! The history of the hotel is evident the moment we entered the famous columned entrance and drove up the stunning palm flanked drive (The imposing entrance was built in honour of the state visit of the Prince of... More 

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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was our fourth and probably our last time at this hotel. Standards have definitely dropped since it has now become a "Belmond" hotel. Firstly the hotel forgot to book the car to meet us on arrival at the airport, but instead of owning up they just lied and said the traffic was heavy and that there had been an... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to the Mount Nelson with our daughter for the last 10 years. It is quite simply the best place to stay, not only in Cape Town, but anywhere we have stayed over the years. It is warm and welcoming and feels like home. We recommend it without hesitation to friends, and if you are coming to South... More 

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gabrielle_palmer, Public Relations Manager at Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel, responded to this review

We just love the fact that you feel like you are coming home whenever you come to stay with us and even more, we love your saying that you find us luxurious without being stuffy. Thank you. More 

Canterbury, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We attended an afternoon tea invitation, held by very close friends as a thank you for attending their daughter and sons wedding in Cape Town. The Hotel and its grounds were absolutely spectacular. The room where the tea party was being held was stunning. The service was five stars all the way. The cakes and savories were, out of this... More 

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gabrielle_palmer, Public Relations Manager at Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review of our Afternoon Tea and our hotel. We do want to let you know that all leftover food is gathered together, hygienically, and is taken to the Cape Town Multi Services Centre which provides much needed services for street children, youth and their families. More 

London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful stay at the Mount Nelson – the hotel is very luxurious in a traditional way - we were upgraded to a room with a balcony overlooking Table Mountain and the room was beautifully decorated and very comfortable. The level of service is exceptional – every member of staff knew our names, despite the fact that we were only there... More 

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gabrielle_palmer, Public Relations Manager at Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, and it means so much to us that you found our service to be exceptional and our location to be just perfect. We are also delighted that you loved the al fresco Oasis Bistro and the Mediterranean buffet lunch. We have also taken note of your comment about the slow service at tea... More 

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Address: 76 Orange Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central > City Bowl
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 198
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Also Known As:
Mount Nelson Cape Town
Hotel Mount Nelson
Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel Cape Town, South Africa
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#1 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
#2 Spa Hotel in Cape Town Central
#4 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#13 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
#13 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central

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