Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel

Timeless and authentic resort hotel in the heart of Cape Town

Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel

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.

Hotel Tip

All the locals make for great people-watching during afternoon tea. The Mount Nelson is tucked in a real neighborhood — poke around nearby shops and restaurants. –Eleanor Hardy Louisville, Kentucky

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Virtuoso Amenities   

For 2019:

  • Guaranteed Upgrade at time of booking, subject to availability
  • Buffet breakfast daily in restaurant for up to two in room guests (R100 tray charge applies to room service breakfast)
  • Private Afternoon tea OR Evening tea for two served once during stay
  • Free use of business center
  • Complimentary internet access for duration of stay
  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability

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By: Barbara

Reviewed on: 17 Jul 2017

We were upgraded to a cottage which was spacious and well appointed. The hotel staff was terrific, food and spa treatments also wonderful. Terrific location
Travel Advisor:  Valerie Ann Wilson
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Wonderful hotel in Cape Town

By: Sharon

Reviewed on: 30 Oct 2017

The Belmond is a wonderful hotel with beautifully appointed rooms, dining room and lounge. The high tea service is exquisite. Must stay there !
Travel Advisor:  Sandie Harman
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By: Kitty

Reviewed on: 12 Aug 2018

A great place to stay/ Staff very helpful in recommending places to eat and sites to see.
Travel Advisor:  Jennie Jensen
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Review of the Mt Nelson

By: John

Reviewed on: 20 Oct 2018

The Belmond Mt Nelson was a superb resort. One of the best where we have stayed in many years. The facility was first rate and the staff was very accommodating. We plan to return .
Travel Advisor:  Oscar Henrriquez
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