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Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel

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Welcome to Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel, in Cape Town’s buzzing heart. We invite you to relax in our iconic pink buildings, airy rooms and dreamy gardens. Enjoy imaginative local cuisine, nourishing spa treatments and eye-catching artworks. Captivating visitors since 1899, Cape Town’s iconic resort hotel is a tranquil hideaway just moments from the city’s buzzing heart. Our 198 individually designed rooms and suites and a host of fabulous facilities appeal equally to romantic couples, families or adventurous groups. Stroll through our expansive gardens, take a tree tour or browse the outdoor sculpture exhibition. Discover the hotel’s history, art and culture on self-guided tours. Enjoy imaginative cuisine in our restaurants and soothing bliss at the spa. Just beyond our gates lies the pulsating city, with stunning beaches and historic hotspots moments away. Forever watching over the hotel is Table Mountain, another wondrous Cape Town landmark.
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We stayed at the Belmond Mount Nelson for a couple of nights on our trip to Capetown. It was an excellent experience - everything one can hope to expect from a city 5 star experience. The campus is beautiful, the hotel is set in the...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

To conclude our South African adventure, we couldn’t have chosen better than the renowned Mount Nelson Hotel. While large in size, you don’t feel like a number here. On arrival, the head porter was very welcoming and accommodating. After packing for a safari adventure, not...More

Thank Almaca90
Response from gabrielle_palmer, Public Relations Manager at Belmond Mount Nelson HotelResponded 4 days ago

We are blown away by your review. We are so delighted that you had such a truly memorable experience at our hotel. Thank you so much for taking the time to detail all the aspects that you enjoyed so much such as the porters, the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Many great, old hotels eventually become simply old hotels. That observation does not apply to the Belmond Mount Nelson in Cape Town, South Africa. My fiancée and I spent four nights there in late September 2018 and were totally charmed. Our room was beautiful, immaculately...More

Thank dandrews143
Response from gabrielle_palmer, Public Relations Manager at Belmond Mount Nelson HotelResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review. It means such a lot to everyone here that you were so charmed by the hotel. Thank you for your compliments on the Chef's Table and Lord Nelson Restaurant as well as for remembering the staff that...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an incredible hotel with all that you would expect from a five star facility. Everything was flawless. The weakness of the Rand allows us from the US and the EU to live like royalty. Don't miss this opportunity!

Thank BobinDenver
Response from gabrielle_palmer, Public Relations Manager at Belmond Mount Nelson HotelResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for your glowing review of your stay with us. We do hope you will visit us again.

Reviewed 1 week ago

This venue is beautiful . Rooms lovely. Nice size and the gardens were a real treat. The front of house to the cleaning crew all lovely and cant do enough for you. The spinning front door is very small and you can feel a bit...More

Thank SunSeekerwithkids
Response from gabrielle_palmer, Public Relations Manager at Belmond Mount Nelson HotelResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted that you found the property to be so beautiful and the staff so friendly and helpful. We have taken note of your comments on the slow service at the terrace and have shared it with the...More

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Response from LouisePheiffer | Property representative |
Hello, Yes we do have a fully supervised kids club for children from the age of 3, Warm regards Louise
24 June 2018|
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Hello, Yes we do have a fully supervised kids club at the hotel suitable for children from 3, Warm regards Louise
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Both pools are full and heated which was a first as every other hotel we stayed in had small unheated pools! The two pools are fabulous but I loved the pool set on the beautiful gardens opposite the breakfast:/lunch... More
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"We have a room facing the pool with a small balcony. Very quiet and bright."
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"All rooms are great but one with a balcony is lovely"
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"The view of the pool is lovely, so I'd request a room on that side of the hotel."
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"Ask for a room with a balcony."
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US$268 - US$819 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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