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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 Mount Nelson, A Belmond Hotel, Cape Town is a tranquil oasis in the bustling city center. 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 Mount Nelson's accommodations 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 Lord Nelson Restaurant and Bar or enjoy lunch at the Chef's Table, offering fine cuisine and wines. Oasis Bistro serves local and Mediterranean-inspired cuisine.

Explore the city’s highlights, including Table Mountain and Robben Island. The multilingual concierge staff is happy to take care of your requests.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

Mount Nelson, A Belmond Hotel, Cape Town has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Jun 26, 2007
Hotel chain/brand: Belmond Hotels

Currency Exchange: Need local currency? This property has currency exchange on site.

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.3)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Buffet

Free parking available at the hotel


Availability

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Room Type
Sleeps
 
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4 reasons to choose Mount Nelson, A Belmond Hotel, Cape Town

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Closest beach
  • Broken Bath Beach

    8.3 Very good beach
    1.8 miles from property
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few hours
  • Hi, I just want to clarify, booking.com is showing the deluxe room as having two single beds and a double, is this correct?
    Good Morning! Our Deluxe Rooms have a combination of either two single beds or one king bed.
    Answered on October 5, 2021
4 Restaurants On Site

    Lord Nelson Restaurant

    Food: Mediterranean, Seafood, Steakhouse, Local

    Oasis Bistro

    Food: Mediterranean, Local, International

    Afternoon Tea and Lounge

    Food: British, Mediterranean, Local

    Chefs Table

    Food: Mediterranean, Local, International, South African

Amenities of Mount Nelson, A Belmond Hotel, Cape Town
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Activities
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Tennis equipment
  • Kids' club
  • Snorkeling Off-site Additional charge
  • Horseback riding Off-site Additional charge
  • Diving Off-site Additional charge
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Canoeing Off-site Additional charge
  • Playground
  • Game room
  • Fishing Off-site Additional charge
  • Tennis court
Food & Drink
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Secure parking
Transportation
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Indoor play area
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Babysitting/Child services Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Business center
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Shuttle service
  • Shuttle service (free)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Hair/Beauty salon
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Bathroom emergency cord
  • Lowered sink
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool bar
  • Heated pool
Spa
  • Locker rooms
  • Personal trainer
  • Fitness classes
  • Yoga classes
  • Fitness
  • Full-body massage Additional charge
  • Head massage Additional charge
  • Couples' massage Additional charge
  • Foot massage Additional charge
  • Neck massage Additional charge
  • Back massage Additional charge
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Foot bath
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Steam room
  • Spa facilities
  • Body treatments
  • Hairstyling
  • Hair coloring
  • Haircut
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Hair treatments
  • Waxing services
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty services
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa Additional charge
  • Fitness center
  • Sauna
Languages Spoken
  • Afrikaans
  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Xhosa
  • Zulu

House rules Mount Nelson, A Belmond Hotel, Cape Town takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 3:00 PM

Check-out

Until 11:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
Free
3 - 12 years
Extra bed by request
ZAR 780 per child, per night
13+ years
Extra bed by request
ZAR 1,580 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card Diners Club American Express Mount Nelson, A Belmond Hotel, Cape Town accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

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

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

As a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has temporarily suspended its shuttle services.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

FAQs about Mount Nelson, A Belmond Hotel, Cape Town

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Mount Nelson, A Belmond Hotel, Cape Town by:

    • Car 25min
    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 25min

  • Mount Nelson, A Belmond Hotel, Cape Town has 4 restaurants:

    • Lord Nelson Restaurant
    • Oasis Bistro
    • Chefs Table
    • Afternoon Tea and Lounge

  • The prices at Mount Nelson, A Belmond Hotel, Cape Town may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at Mount Nelson, A Belmond Hotel, Cape Town is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Mount Nelson, A Belmond Hotel, Cape Town offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Fitness center
    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Playground
    • Game room
    • Snorkeling
    • Diving
    • Tennis court
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Kids' club
    • Horseback riding
    • Swimming pool
    • Tennis equipment
    • Personal trainer
    • Beauty services
    • Walking tours
    • Facial treatments
    • Locker rooms
    • Waxing services
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Hair treatments
    • Manicure
    • Pedicure
    • Haircut
    • Hair coloring
    • Hairstyling
    • Body treatments
    • Spa facilities
    • Steam room
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
    • Foot bath
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Back massage
    • Neck massage
    • Foot massage
    • Couples' massage
    • Head massage
    • Full-body massage
    • Fitness
    • Yoga classes
    • Fitness classes

  • Mount Nelson, A Belmond Hotel, Cape Town is 3,100 feet from the center of Cape Town.

  • Guests staying at Mount Nelson, A Belmond Hotel, Cape Town can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.4).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Buffet

  • Room options at Mount Nelson, A Belmond Hotel, Cape Town include:

    • Double
    • Triple
    • Suite