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Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel
Ranked #10 of 106 Hotels in Cape Town Central
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Lingfield
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Reviewed December 4, 2012

Its definitely best hotel in SA we stayed in. Perfect check in with glass of wine, lovely room, awesome pool and perfect service! And even the sink falling out on my partner legs on our bathroom did not get us out of the mood!!!!:)

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Reviewed December 3, 2012 via mobile

We didn't stay in the hotel so this review is only for the very-well-known tea service, recommended around Cape Town as one of the bests that you can find.
I am not dying for the tea, but I have to say that th different options I found here, the kind staff, all the different options which came along with the tea (free buffet with zillions of dishes) made me enjoy every second that I spent there. The gardens were also beautiful and everything for a very affordable price
I recommend you to make a reservation first and wear clothes accordingly.

  • Stayed December 2012
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Bristol
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed December 3, 2012

We spent an unforgettable four nights at this wonderful hotel. We were upgraded on arrival to a classic suite which was just the icing on the cake. The staff were very friendly and helpful, we had two excellent meals at the hotel and at my wife's insistence the famous afternoon tea which lived up to its reputation. We will be saving up for another visit!

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed November 30, 2012

Great rooms, service, food and atmosphere. Would definitely stay here again! Byron, the concierge, was a huge help. Booked us a tour to Cape of Good Hope, etc. for a reasonable price. Also the hotel allows you to use their shuttle car when available. The hotel is also a stop for the Hop On and Off Bus, so that's quite convenient.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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Reviewed November 26, 2012

The Mount Nelson Hotel is probably the best hotel I have ever stayed in. The setting of the hotel is beautiful, the rooms are gorgeous, the gardens and pool area are immaculate and the food and service is first class. The hotel staff simply couldn't to enough for you and are incredibly friendly. I would highly recommend this hotel.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
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London
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Reviewed November 26, 2012

We stayed at the Mount Nelson for six nights in November and were delighted to find, when we checked in, that we had been upgraded. Our room was enormous and beautifully decorated! The room was very quiet and the sleep quality, excellent.

The hotel is in a great location, within walking distance of Long Street, Kloof street, the city centre and even the V & A. For those who don't want to walk too far, the hotel provides a courtesy car to take you to and from the V & A Waterfront, Camps Bay and the Cable Cars (Table Mountain).

The staff were very friendly, helpful and nothing was too much effort - as you would expect from a 5-star hotel. We ate at the Planet restaurant on our first evening, which was really good - the springbok was delicious! We also partook in a spot of afternoon tea, which I highly recommend.

We will absolutely be staying here the next time we are in Cape Town. Thank you to all the staff at the Mount nelson for a wonderful, luxurious stay!

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed November 26, 2012

This property is perfect in every sense of the word - magnificent gardens, restaurants, accommodation - the villas are very comfortable and spacious, beautifully decorated, the bathroom amenities fabulous, rooms and grounds are quiet, no traffic noise, yet in the centre of town, great food, high tea fabulous. Lounges and verandas so welcoming and a pleasure to spend an entire morning either reading or chatting. Did not want to leave the grounds at all, even though some of the best of Cape Town is within walking distance. Overall, a gracious and elegant property, and I wish I lived there.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled on business
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Additional Information about Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel

Property: Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel
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
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
#3 Spa Hotel in Cape Town Central
#3 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#9 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
#10 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 198
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel is a timeless and authentic resort hotel located in the heart of Cape Town. With a unique legacy of service excellence based on authentic Cape hospitality, the hotel remains a destination of choice. The hotel's convenient location makes it easy for guests to explore the city centre and its surrounds, and some of South Africa's best beaches. The garden estate setting is an urban sanctuary, complete with two heated swimming pools, rolling lawns, a palm lined avenue and secluded Rose gardens which lend themselves to romance. The abundance of secure wide open space makes families feel at home and encourages children to run free and explore. Several distinctive accommodation wings offer a variety of 198 individually decorated, elegantly appointed rooms and suites. No two rooms are exactly the same, and each annexe offers unique views, mood and style. Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel has played host to countless weddings and milestone celebrations. The glamorous and contemporary Planet Bar and Restaurant offers guests a true South African gastronomic dinner experience, and the newly refurbished Oasis Bistro offers guests a Mediterranean inspired al fresco breakfast and lunch menu overlooking the family pool and gardens. A daily Afternoon Tea served in the hotel lounge is a signature and not to be missed experience. Extending the emphasis on pleasure is Librisa Spa - a destination day spa boasting eight oversized treatment and shower rooms, separate manicure and pedicure rooms, and a sun-splashed conservatory. Treatments are based on the healing power of touch and incorporate products containing local ingredients. ... more   less 
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