Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel

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A world apart from the rest of the city, sitting in three hectares of gardens, the sugar-pink-painted ‘Nellie’ is a colonial charmer with its chintz decor and doormen in pith helmets. Rooms sport elegant silver and moss-green decorations. Facilities include a large pool, tennis courts, a luxurious spa and several restaurants.

It’s great for families since it pushes the boat out for the little ones, with kid-sized robes and bedtime cookies and milk. Even if you don't stay here, drop by for afternoon tea – it's a Cape Town institution.

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Nestled on a lush garden estate in the heart of the city, this luxurious hotel is an icon of Cape Town and committed to excellent 5-star quality and service. Just a stone’s throw from Company Gardens, the Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel is a tranquil oasis in the bustling city centre. Enjoy the hotel’s famous afternoon tea on the terrace or have a swim in one of the pools. Extensive wellness facilities, including a tennis court, ensure a truly memorable stay. Each of the Belmond Mount Nelson's accommodation wings has its own character, with private gardens and facilities. Order in room service and take in the elegance of your room. Marble bathrooms and specially designed furniture make each unit an exclusive retreat after a long day. Guests can dine at the contemporary Planet Restaurant and Bar or enjoy lunch at the interactive Chef's Table, offering fine cuisine and wines. Oasis Bistro serves local and Mediterranean-inspired cuisine. The hotel offers a complimentary shuttle transfer to the V&A Waterfront and the scheduled times are available at the reception. Explore the city’s highlights, including Table Mountain and Robben Island. The multilingual concierge staff is happy to take care of your requests.

Important information

The hotel will contact you to complete a credit authorisation form in order to proceed with deposit payments as stipulated in the deposit policy.


  • Terrace
  • Currency exchange
  • Packed lunches
  • Kid meals
  • Heated pool
  • Pool bar
  • Gift shop
  • Fishing
  • Free parking
  • Garden
  • Wifi
  • Sun terrace
  • Babysitting/child services
  • Barber/beauty shop
  • Tour or class about local culture
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Snack bar
  • Bridal suite
  • Family rooms
  • Children's playground
  • Cycling
  • Tennis court
  • Walking tours
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Designated smoking area
  • 24-hour security
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Smoke alarms
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Snorkelling
  • Cctv outside property
  • Tour desk
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Books, dvds, music for children
  • Horse riding
  • Internet services
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Children television networks
  • Canoeing
  • Shuttle service (free)
  • Indoor play area
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Diving
  • Kids' club
  • Cctv in common areas
  • Games room
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Swimming pool
  • Wifi available in all areas
  • Airport shuttle
  • On-site parking
  • Outdoor pool (all year)
  • Ticket service
  • Hiking
  • Parking

Food and drink

  • Bar
  • Restaurant


  • Business centre
  • Room service
  • Shoeshine
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Car hire
  • Ironing service
  • Luggage storage
  • Vip room facilities
  • Laundry
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge service
  • Dry cleaning


  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Outdoor pool
  • Massage
  • Sauna
  • Fitness centre


  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Newspapers
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Air conditioning
  • Safety deposit box
  • Lift


  • Valet parking


  • Free WiFi available