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Mount Nelson, A Belmond Hotel, Cape Town

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76 Orange Street Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001 South Africa
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#20 of 125 hotels in Cape Town Central
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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 iconic resort hotel is a tranquil hideaway just moments from the city’s buzzing heart. Our 198 individually designed rooms and suites and a host of fabulous facilities appeal equally to romantic couples, families or adventurous groups. Stroll through our expansive gardens, take a tree tour or browse the outdoor sculpture exhibition. Discover the hotel’s history, art and culture on self-guided tours. Enjoy imaginative cuisine in our restaurants and soothing bliss at the spa. Just beyond our gates lies the pulsating city, with stunning beaches and historic hotspots moments away. Forever watching over the hotel is Table Mountain, another wondrous Cape Town landmark.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Tennis court
Babysitting
Airport transportation
Parking
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Adult pool
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Fitness / spa locker rooms
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Poolside bar
Shuttle bus service
Taxi service
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Massage
Salon
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Butler service
Doorperson
24-hour check-in
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
Minibar
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
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Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
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Park View
Historic Hotel
Languages Spoken
English, Afrikaans
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ETIENNE VAN R wrote a review Apr 2021
George, South Africa75 contributions19 helpful votes
Mt Nelson is known for its exquisite lavish HIGH TEA!! I have been here many times to enjoy it!! IT HAS CHANGED!! Now its similar to the standard high tea that you find at most other places!! RUN OF THE MILL!! DONT BOTHER GOING!!
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
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Robbie Q wrote a review Apr 2021
Cape Town, South Africa3 contributions
Great experience exceptional service and attention to detail , it was really fantastic all round. Hotel location and setup makes you think your are really out of the city and the mountain backdrop is spectacular!!
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Date of stay: April 2021
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Raymond G wrote a review Apr 2021
Cape Town3 contributions
A very special experience which we thoroughly enjoyed.The room we had was excellent, with a view of Table Mountain, which is incredible. Although situated in a busy location ,once you enter the spectacular grounds you become immersed in another world with so much history all around you.
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Melanie G wrote a review Apr 2021
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Wonderful time away. Had a short weekend break to enjoy some quiet romantic time with my husband. Fantastic personalized service from arrival to departure. Food was excellent and beautifully presented. The selection of available Tea is extensive and interesting, served beautifully in clear glass pots, and is an experience in itself. Large comfortable and clean room and bed linen
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Gasnolar wrote a review Apr 2021
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The Mount Nelson stay was exceptional. Not only did they make COVID-19 protocols a breeze to manage, but nothing delayed or impacted their impeccable service and ability to go far and beyond! For a local, this experience will stay on in my memory as one of the best experiences in the world - far better than upmarket hotels in NYC, Switzerland, DC or in locations like Zanzibar!
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Response from Gabrielle Palmer Bolton, General Manager at Mount Nelson, A Belmond Hotel, Cape Town
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you so much for such a glowing review, we hope that this wonderful memory means that we might see you again soon ; )
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$203 - $524 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
mount nelson cape town, hotel mount nelson
LOCATION
South AfricaWestern CapeCape TownCape Town CentralCity Bowl
NUMBER OF ROOMS
198
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Frequently Asked Questions about Mount Nelson, A Belmond Hotel, Cape Town
Which popular attractions are close to Mount Nelson, A Belmond Hotel, Cape Town?
Nearby attractions include South African Jewish Museum (0.3 miles), Cape Town Holocaust & Genocide Centre (0.1 miles), and Iziko South African Museum and Planetarium (0.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Mount Nelson, A Belmond Hotel, Cape Town?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Mount Nelson, A Belmond Hotel, Cape Town?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Mount Nelson, A Belmond Hotel, Cape Town?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Mount Nelson, A Belmond Hotel, Cape Town?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Mount Nelson, A Belmond Hotel, Cape Town?
Conveniently located restaurants include Miller's Thumb, Thali, and Lord Nelson Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Mount Nelson, A Belmond Hotel, Cape Town?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness center, and locker rooms available in the fitness center during their stay.
Does Mount Nelson, A Belmond Hotel, Cape Town have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Mount Nelson, A Belmond Hotel, Cape Town offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Mount Nelson, A Belmond Hotel, Cape Town?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Mount Nelson, A Belmond Hotel, Cape Town offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Mount Nelson, A Belmond Hotel, Cape Town?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Afrikaans.