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Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   76 Orange Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa (City Bowl)
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Astana, Kazakhstan
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

I stayed at this hotel with a large group of London Business School MBA students and had a magnificent time. The room was spacious and very nicely decorated. The breakfast buffet was fantastic. Service was great. The hotel grounds were beautifully maintained. I am planning to bring here my family someday. Highly recommended. The afternoon tea is also amazing, try... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed 3nts at the Mount Nelson and had an absolutely amazing time. There is so much history and class to this hotel that we ran out of time to explore it all. The staff are friendly, room was stunning, breakfast absolutely sensational, and the bed is very comfortable. The hotel doesn't feel busy at all. It's all about peace... More

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Durban, South Africa
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I were celebrating our 25th wedding anniversary and decided to fly to CT and spoil ourselves at The Mount Nelson. First impressions are always important so from the time I picked up the phone and was put through to Elke to make a reservation I was sold. We spent 3 days here and never left. We were... More

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Benoni, South Africa
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Within the hustle and bustle of Cape Town - the one hotel that truly stands out is the Mount Nelson. The food is incredibly good and the service is unmatched anywhere in South Africa. The attention to detail is unsurpassed and any trip to Cape Town should include a stay at the 'Pink Lady'. Yes they are repainting at present... 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 lovely review and we echo your sentiments too - any trip to Cape Town should include a stay at the "Pink Lady" :-) More

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132 reviews 132 reviews
39 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have just moved on from the Mount Nelson, having spent 5 glorious days there. We last stayed there 11 years ago and had very fond memories and high expectations - which were exceeded on our return visit. Is it possible to be even more superb in every way? Apparently so! The grand old lady embraces you and any cares... More

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

We are delighted that we exceeded your (already very high) expectations during your recent five day visit. Especially pleased that you felt so well cared for, that you could totally kick back and relax in style and enjoy the warmth and hospitality of our staff, especially those who you recognise from over 11 years ago. Did you really cancel all... More

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

a lovely old hotel , really beautiful , we loved our room , very nicely decorated , top bathroom , the staff are the best , very helpful . has great views of table mountain , excellent food and breakfast , reccommended .

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

We are delighted that you loved your room, the views, the staff and the cuisine. Thank you so much for this lovely review. More

London, United Kingdom
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156 reviews 156 reviews
25 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This really needs to get four and a half stars but that's not possible so four it is. I had been looking forward to staying here for a long time, I have a history with the hotel having 'lunched' here with parents and grandparents as a child, and, as a hotel in Cape Town, it is rather revered for its... More

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a detailed review, it is very much appreciated. We are over the moon that you found our spa to be one of the best you have ever encountered travelling the world. We have taken note of your comments on the breakfast service and the valet parking and we will... More

Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Didn't stay here but heard the afternoon tea was amazing from the red bus tour. OMG WOW the best afternoon tea in the world, Excellent teas lots of choice from around the world, amazing savouries, as much as you require a table of cakes of every kind finished off with delicious scones jam and cream. My partner has a wheat... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I spent four nights here while in Capetown on honeymoon. The Hotel is beautiful. The rooms are extremely well and tastefully decorated. The afternoon tea is a must! Beautiful cakes. The staff were wonderful. Extremely accommodating and very helpful. The courtesy cars were excellent-they had us well cared for and they made us feel very safe. If... More

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

We are delighted that you chose Belmond Mount Nelson for your honeymoon, and of course we heartily agree with your recommendation to book us above any Waterfront hotel - sorry Waterfront :-) but we do feel that we are located in the heart of the historical and cultural centre of the city, and we are so close to a wide... More

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45 reviews 45 reviews
17 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After staying at the exceptional Manolo I was worried to go to a big luxury hotel. And i was happily surprised. It is a big luxury hotel but the service is really kind and attentive. People try to do their best to make your stay perfect. Of course the rooms are not gigantic but very comfortable and our room at... More

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

Thank you for your lengthy review and we are so pleased that you were "happily surprised" that a bigger hotel could more than satisfy your needs. We always love it when guests have the time to notice details such as the artworks, the privacy that the choice of six accommodation wings can offer, our exceptional location, and the complimentary transfers... 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*
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Mount Nelson Cape Town
Hotel Mount Nelson
Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel Cape Town, South Africa

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