Belmond – Mount Nelson Hotel

Belmond – Mount Nelson Hotel

Belmond – Mount Nelson Hotel

Cape Town, South Africa

Old world elegance meets contemporary charm at the Mount Nelson Hotel, unequivocally one of the most-loved hotels in South Africa’s Mother City of Cape Town. Expect nothing less than a five star experience at this retreat. Centrally located, the Mount Nelson sits in between the slopes of famed Table Mountain and the cosmopolitan city, making it an ideal base for daily explorations. 

The hotel has a rich history, and has played host to the likes of Winston Churchill, John Lennon and Nelson Mandela. Unwind in your selection of either a spacious room or suite, each featuring a king-sized bed and elegant marble bathrooms. In between your sightseeing adventures, indulge in truly mouth-watering menus, served in a variety of scenic locations in-and-around the hotel, and take advantage of the hotel’s other facilities such as a world-class spa, swimming pools, a tennis court, and children’s center.

Amenities and Activities:

ROOMS: 198 – with a variety of room, cottage and suite types 

BEST FOR: Honeymooners, couples and families


  • Cape Peninsula Tour
  • Marie Biologist Experience
  • Wild wine adventure
  • Guided Table Mountain hikes
  • Tennis lessons
  • Historical and garden tour
  • Fine dining  at The Red Room & Chef’s Table

Why We Love It:

There are so many things to list but we love the location (the hotel is situated on Kloof Street, Cape Town’s “museum mile”), as well as little highlights such as High Tea, where you will meet South Africa’s first Tea Sommelier.

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