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Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$618*
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New York City, New York
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I spent a week here and enjoyed my stay. We had a nice bedroom with high ceilings, large bathtub. The room has a mini-bar, cable TV, AC and large closets. Roomservice was fast - we ordered and got our food in about 20 minutes or less. We went to the SPA and had a really relaxing and nice deep tissue...

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gabrielle_palmer, Public Relations Manager at Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted that you loved your massage at Librisa Spa as well as the swimming pool and the gym, and we do agree that the hotel is so conveniently located close to Table Mountain and to a variety of shops.

Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Many people believe you can only use the Planet restaurant if you are staying at the Mount Nelson, not true. Make the booking via your own hotel or simply call them, you will not be disappointed. The food is great, the staff take you back in time and treat you like your are special. The price is reasonable, dress for...

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gabrielle_palmer, Public Relations Manager at Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a lovely review of your dinner in Planet Restaurant. We do agree that is it a special experience that you cannot find easily elsewhere.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A truely wonderful place to stay downtown Cape Town beneath the Table Mountain. We loved the atmosphere and the friendly hotel personell. Lovely people. Without question the grand dame of Cape Towns hotels.

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gabrielle_palmer, Public Relations Manager at Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your short but very sweet review of your stay with us.

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Picked up from Cape Town Airport by a prearranged meet and greet by a knowledgeable member of staff from Mount Nelson (MN) and whisked very quickly and safely to MN. Check in was quick and we were escorted to our room for our four night stay by the receptionist.The luggage followed quickly and we settled in to our spacious, comfortable...

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gabrielle_palmer, Public Relations Manager at Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel, responded to this review

Such a beautiful review, we are all beaming with delight. Thank you for your compliments on the cuisine and on our staff - we love the fact that you found them professional, welcoming and relaxed, and that you enjoyed many interesting conversations with them.

Joinville, SC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing! The room is very nice, with safe, slippers, robe, bath tube, amenities with good qualities, wonderful view. The staff are friendly and very professional. Trust the tea time, it's delicious! The hotel had pool, a spa and parking.

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gabrielle_palmer, Public Relations Manager at Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review and we are also delighted that you found our staff to be so friendly and professional.

Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I went for the afternoon tea. It was absolutely fantastic. Although pricey, it was worth it. The amount that you can eat and drink (tea) is great. You do get full quick and the 2 hours go past very fast. Great staff!

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gabrielle_palmer, Public Relations Manager at Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a lovely review of our Afternoon Tea.

Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a week at the hotel as part of an award from my company,Thomson Reuters and the experience was unique and wonderful. The staff knowing exactly what to do to in order to keep us overwhelmed with attention without invading our privacy. We felt the long and rich history of the hotel by walking along the gardens, enjoying the...

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gabrielle_palmer, Public Relations Manager at Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the lovely review and your recommendations to your friends, and we do totally agree with you that having a resident tennis coach, especially one of such a high calibre as Barkie McKrea, is a fabulous little perk for our tennis-playing guests.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am just wrapping up 3 nights at the Belmond Mount Nelson and can't say enough about how lovely my visit has been. As a solo traveler, I'm never entirely sure how hotel staff is going to react - will they be wary and standoffish or welcoming and friendly? From Katie at breakfast telling me about her granddaughters to Lisa...

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gabrielle_palmer, Public Relations Manager at Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel, responded to this review

What a wonderful review, thank you so much for your lovely comments about our staff, your room, the massage at Librisa Spa and your dinner in Planet Restaurant - we are delighted that you had such a wonderful stay with us and we do hope to see you again.

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an amazing journey back in time to good old fashioned traditional values and service. I would highly recommend the Mount Nelson's afternoon high tea with a stunning array of delicious cakes and eats. The Mount Nelson Spa is also a decadent way to pass the time.

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gabrielle_palmer, Public Relations Manager at Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your "world class" review of our hotel, our Afternoon Tea and the Librisa Spa.

Highland Park, Illinois
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely gorgeous hotel conveniently located. We had a room over looking the very beautiful pool. No problem with noise whatsoever. The beds were super comfortable and we loved the pretty shopping bag hanging in our closet. The concierge was very helpful in making dining reservations for us and suggesting restaurants. The best breakfast buffet we had in South Africa!

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gabrielle_palmer, Public Relations Manager at Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a lovely review. We do agree that our location is super convenient. Thank you also for your compliments on your room, the pool, the beds, the shopping bag, the concierge service and the Best Breakfast in South Africa.

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Oasis Bistro
Oasis Bistro
Cuisines: European, French
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel is a timeless and authentic resort hotel located in the heart of Cape Town. With a unique legacy of service excellence based on authentic Cape hospitality, the hotel remains a destination of choice. The hotel's convenient location makes it easy for guests to explore the city centre and its surrounds, and some of South Africa's best beaches. The garden estate setting is an urban sanctuary, complete with two heated swimming pools, rolling lawns, a palm lined avenue and secluded Rose gardens which lend themselves to romance. The abundance of secure wide open space makes families feel at home and encourages children to run free and explore. Several distinctive accommodation wings offer a variety of 198 individually decorated, elegantly appointed rooms and suites. No two rooms are exactly the same, and each annexe offers unique views, mood and style. Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel has played host to countless weddings and milestone celebrations. The glamorous and contemporary Planet Bar and Restaurant offers guests a true South African gastronomic dinner experience, and the newly refurbished Oasis Bistro offers guests a Mediterranean inspired al fresco breakfast and lunch menu overlooking the family pool and gardens. A daily Afternoon Tea served in the hotel lounge is a signature and not to be missed experience. Extending the emphasis on pleasure is Librisa Spa - a destination day spa boasting eight oversized treatment and shower rooms, separate manicure and pedicure rooms, and a sun-splashed conservatory. Treatments are based on the healing power of touch and incorporate products containing local ingredients. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel

Address: 76 Orange Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central > City Bowl
Price Range: $537 - $1,097 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 198
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Also Known As:
Mount Nelson Cape Town
Hotel Mount Nelson
Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel Cape Town, South Africa
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
#3 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#3 Spa Hotel in Cape Town Central
#9 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
#10 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
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“Best tea in the world”
larazet, 30 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room facing Table Mountain”
tonyam26, 28 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Interconnecting 408/9 are large, out of the way and have great views.”
mysaddlebags, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“A walk in the gardens and high tea is recommended”
owenjullies, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I stayed in a one bedroom suite. I would choose a room on a higher floor for a better view next time”
maryams, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
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