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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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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There are many hotels to choose from in Cape Town, so they need to have something special to set them apart. Put simply, the Mount Nelson is my favourite hotel there, both for business - and now for holidays. We were really looked after during our three day stay in Cape Town. A special thanks to 'V'. It really is... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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24 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A very sloppy Belmond Christmas lunch. No concierge to open your car door. Filthy red carpet leading to the ballroom and the ballroom itself was really run down. Has management ever looked at the pillars, old paint and dirty. Took 10 minutes to be seated by the hostess Michelle. As my daughter said it was like being at a Christmas... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had the famous Mount Nelson high tea in their tranquil garden, a perfect setting for enjoying my lotus tea, cucumber sandwiches and array of cakes (which I had to have more of). Friendly staff and a classic setting. Also book into the spa for a massage and a bit of sauna, a great escape from the city bustle.

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Jedburgh, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
22 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Belmond Mount Nelson is an old colonial style hotel which very much lives up to it's longstanding reputation. It is situated close to the centre of downtown Cape Town and is within easy walking distance. The accommodation is of a very high standard and the staff are all particularly helpful. Thinking about the old colonial style one might think... More 

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Camberley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My wife and I are retired and we like the finer things in life and the Mount Nelson Hotel in Cape Town is one of those finer things we have been able to enjoy at least once in each of the last 10 years or so. We stay for anything from a week to three weeks at a time and... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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72 reviews 72 reviews
22 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A visit to the hotel is like stepping back in time to colonial elegance. Beautiful grounds, furnishings and atmosphere. The staff are accommodating and it is perfect for a stay, an event or a visit for a few hours. A much-loved institution and I can highly recommend it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent the first night of our honeymoon here and it was amazing. The hotel upgraded us to a room with a balcony and a mountain view. We sat on the balcony and had a wonderful bottle of champagne. We ordered dinner to the room and it was as delicious as if it was in the restaurant. Everything was spotless... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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41 hotel reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Truly traditional experience. Booking essential. Start off with choice of teas. ( champagne option) followed with savoury sandwiches, wraps and bites, more if you wish ( more tea also) follow this with scones, butter jam and cream (not clotted though). Then you have an unlimited self service selection from a beautiful cake buffet. Don't eat lunch if you are going... More 

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Lugano
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm regular at the hotel and am always impressed by the efficiency and friendliness of the staff. The hotel is always calm no matter how many guests are there. An ideal location for business as well as pleasure.

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Bath, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

107 years ago on 12th June 1907 my paternal grandparents held their wedding reception at the Mount Nelson Hotel in Cape Town. So on my first ever visit to that lovely city a couple of weeks ago I stayed at the Mount Nelson for old time's sake - and was enchanted. I couldn't fault it for what it is, an... More 

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

What a lovely story, thank you for sharing it with us, it must have been quite emotional for you. And of course we are delighted that you were "enchanted" with your stay. 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
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
#2 Spa Hotel in Cape Town Central
#8 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#9 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
#13 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central

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