The Hotel and Amenities

Set in the vibrant heart of Cape Town, this luxury hotel and spa offers easy access to all that's happening in this dynamic city. Enjoying a superb location at the foot of Table Mountain, and just a short stroll from downtown, the resort offers the perfect combination of leafy tranquility and contemporary buzz. Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel has long been regarded as one of the city’s top five star hotels. Whether dining on exotic Cape cuisine, soaking up the sun on any of the stunning beaches nearby or getting ready to stroll down fashionable Kloof Street, guests have the ideal central base from which to discover this exhilarating city. Explore the nearby Company Gardens or dine on Bree Street.

The hotel offers two heated outdoor swimming pools - one is family-friendly and one available for use by adults 16 years and up. A complete fitness center, full-service spa, boutique and hair salon are available on site. The Mount Nelson Hotel offers an array of fine dining choices. The glittering Planet Restaurant and Planet Bar are chic, contemporary spaces in which to enjoy out-of-this-world dishes and cocktails. Looking for a unique dining experience? The Chef's Table is a custom-designed, interactive culinary experience featuring Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel’s finest cuisine and wines. Take your seat in an alcove of the hotel kitchen, complete with an oversized mirror affording a perfect view of the chefs at work. Watch the experts as they prepare specific dishes. Take the opportunity to discuss the recipes with them and talk about the inspiration behind each flavor combination.Menus are designed on the day according to Executive Chef Rudi Liebenberg choice of fresh seasonal and local ingredients. The Oasis Bistro serves breakfast and buffet lunches in the bright dining room, and the Mount Nelson is, of course, famous for its formal High Tea (pre-booking).

The Rooms & Suites

Deluxe Rooms combine understated charm with modern luxury. Each features a spacious sitting area, a walk-in closet, writing desk, king or twin beds and an en suite marble bathroom with separate tub and shower. Views of Cape Town from the Deluxe Rooms will certainly impress. Most rooms offer a balcony. From the elegant Junior to the magnificent Presidential, the luxury hotel suites offer an indulgent sanctuary. As some of the finest Cape Town accommodation, exquisitely furnished suites offer the perfect base from which to explore the vibrant city. Sumptuous king-sized beds and en-suite bathrooms with a separate shower and bath complete the experience.

A row of restored historic cottages, adjacent to the secluded pool, make up the Garden Cottage Suites. Each sits behind a scented rose garden, enclosed by a picket fence, ensuring a haven of peace and privacy.These magnificently furnished suites each boast an inviting entrance hall, a large lounge with fireplace and a dining room. Each benefits from either its own private terrace or a balcony with inspiring views of Table Mountain and Signal Hill.


The Nellie & Nelson Activity Centre is colourful hive of activity, this centre for children aged 3 to 12 offers a range of educational games and toys, big-screen TV, blackboard wall, Nintendo Wii, beanbags and child-friendly furniture. Organised activities, from group games to storytelling, take place throughout the day. The Teens’ Lounge is the ideal place for young adults aged 12 to 18 to meet and have fun. Contemporary furniture, Xbox 360 games, a Nintendo Wii, a computer and big-screen TV provide a great entertainment space.

The Mount Nelson also offers family-friendly dining with high-chairs and kids' menus, child-size bathrobes and slippers, milk and cookie service at bedtime, child-friendly toiletries, children's books and games for use, and babysitting through Kidz@heart, a highly recommended company that matches the perfect childminder to each child.



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