• City view
  • Garden
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Free parking
  • Bathtub
  • Air conditioning
  • 24-hour front desk

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. 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 9.3 for a two-person trip.

Distance in property description is calculated using © OpenStreetMap


Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
2 twin beds
and
1 king bed
2 twin beds
and
1 king bed
1 king bed
1 king bed
1 king bed
1 king bed
1 king bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 3

This property told us they’re making large investments and efforts toward sustainability by taking steps that can have environmental and social impact. We worked with experts including Travalyst and Sustainalize to create the Travel Sustainable program – making it easier for you to experience the world more sustainably.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.6
Facilities
9.4
Cleanliness
9.6
Comfort
9.7
Value for money
8.5
Location
9.4
Free WiFi
7.7
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Sarah
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    We will come back! Top of the line. We did not want to leave.
  • Dina
    United Arab EmiratesUnited Arab Emirates
    the staff were exceptional, so friendly so helpful
  • Margery
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The old world charm, and the sophisticated crowd. It’s up there with any hotel in the world.

Hotel area info

Restaurants
4 Restaurants On Site

  • Oasis Bistro
    • Cuisine
      Mediterranean • Local • International
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Brunch
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Traditional
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free
  • Afternoon Tea and Lounge
    • Cuisine
      British • Mediterranean • Local
    • Open for
      High tea
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Traditional
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free
  • Chefs Table
    • Cuisine
      Mediterranean • Local • International • South African
    • Open for
      Dinner
    • Ambience
      Modern
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free
  • The Lounge
    • Cuisine
      African • Chinese • British • Mediterranean • Middle Eastern • International
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Romantic
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Amenities of Mount Nelson, A Belmond Hotel, Cape Town
Great facilities! Review score, 9.4

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Airport shuttle (free)
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Spa
  • Fitness center
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
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
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Horseback riding
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Diving
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Cycling
    Off-site
  • Hiking
    Off-site
  • Canoeing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Playground
  • Game room
  • Fishing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Tennis court
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • iPod dock
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • CD player
  • DVD player
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Minibar
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Valet parking
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • 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
    Additional charge
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Hair/Beauty salon
  • Ironing facilities
  • 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!
  • Open all year
  • Heated pool
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Pool bar
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Spa
  • Personal trainer
  • Fitness classes
  • Yoga classes
  • Fitness
  • Full-body massage
  • Head massage
  • Couples' massage
  • Foot massage
  • Neck massage
  • Back massage
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • 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
  • 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

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

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 will be charged as 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 upon request
Free
3 - 12 years
Extra bed upon request
ZAR 780 per child, per night
13+ years
Extra bed upon request
ZAR 1,580 per person, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

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 Cash 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
Must-know information for guests at this property

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

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Mount Nelson, A Belmond Hotel, Cape Town of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests under the age of 18 can only check in with a parent or official guardian.

FAQs about Mount Nelson, A Belmond Hotel, Cape Town

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

  • 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.

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

    • Double
    • Triple
    • Suite

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

  • Mount Nelson, A Belmond Hotel, Cape Town is 3,100 feet from the center of Cape Town. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • 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
    • Fishing
    • Tennis court
    • Canoeing
    • Kids' club
    • Beauty services
    • Walking tours
    • Horseback riding
    • Personal trainer
    • Tennis equipment
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Facial treatments
    • Swimming pool
    • Waxing services
    • Hair treatments
    • Manicure
    • Pedicure
    • Haircut
    • Hair coloring
    • Hairstyling
    • Body treatments
    • Spa facilities
    • Steam room
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
    • 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 has 4 restaurants:

    • Chefs Table
    • Afternoon Tea and Lounge
    • The Lounge
    • Oasis Bistro