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Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$596*
US$399*
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Bijilo, Gambia
Reviewed 7 November 2015

Fantastic hotel and great food. Its a bit costly but OK if you need that kind of hotel and old fashion glamour. Super bathroom to stay inside all day but cape town is too nice to sit in your Hotel.Everyday I had fresh flowers in the rooms and the service was immaculate !!

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

Thank you for your review on our "glamorous" hotel. We are pleased that despite your love of our bathrooms, you chose to go out and enjoy some Cape Town city life : )

Montpellier, France
Reviewed 3 November 2015

The Mount Nelson hotel in Cape Town is a true African jewel. Outstanding in all categories. I have been coming to this hotel annually for the past fifteen years and I would go nowhere else in Cape Town.

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

Thank you so much for your compliments and for your lovely review, and of course for your loyal support over the past fifteen years.

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 November 2015 via mobile

The hotel remains a firm favourite with overseas visitors and the well-heeled and in most ways lives up to and exceeds expectations. My second visit this year and the service from the gents who greet you on arrival to the serving staff remain top notch. The food is also outstanding and I was blown away by the food at an...

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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 pleased that you feel in most ways we exceed our guests' expectations. We have taken note of your comment on the bath plugs and signage. Perhaps you could mail us on gabrielle.palmer@belmond.com to let us know which signage was problematic. Many thanks

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 1 November 2015

I have nothing negative to say about this hotel. Even when we were given a room with an odor in it, we were promptly moved to a new room and upgraded to a suite with an awesome view of Table Mountain the next day. The breakfast buffet, which was included in our rate, was impeccable with a wealth of options...

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

Thank you so much for your glowing review and we are pleased that you think we are the obvious place to stay in Cape Town : )

Reviewed 1 November 2015

Beautiful hotel and grounds but what made our stay fantastic is the staff. Everyone without fail was friendly and very helpful. Special note to Byron the concierge who really can work magic and Margaret and Katie at the Oasis restaurent. Rooms were great- overlooking Table mountain and is the main building. This is a big hotel which manages to feel...

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

We are blown away by your lovely review and delighted that you found our staff to be the best part of your stay. We especially love your comment about being a big hotel but managing to feel like a small and intimate one. Thank you so much.

France
Reviewed 29 October 2015

We enjoyed a superb lunch as non-residents. We ordered cocktails, relaxed and enjoyed the beautiful manicured lawns. There was no rush on our part, therefore grateful to have not been rushed with a menu.

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

We are delighted that you enjoyed a long lazy languid lunch overlooking our beautiful gardens, and we do hope you will visit us again.

Mount Vernon, Washington
Reviewed 29 October 2015

I have stayed at many Belmond Hotels and this one is excellent. The Spa is also excellent. This is one of the oldest Hotels in Africa and worth the expense. The location is good, near many activities including the tram up Table Mountain.

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

Thank you so much for your very flattering compliments. And yes, we do agree that it is hard to beat our location for seeing the best of Cape Town.

England
Reviewed 20 October 2015

We have been travelling throughout South Africa for the last month and having wonderful copious amounts of food, we find ourselves finally relaxing in The Belmond Hotel in Cape-town and enjoying a delicious afternoon tea. We have stayed at the Queen Victoria previously and this hotel probably equalled its standards.

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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 so pleased that you are enjoying such a relaxing time at our hotel.

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 19 October 2015

I've always been curious about this venerated institution situated off but well hidden from the busy thoroughfare that takes one into the heart of the city. Finally though, I entered its white portals complete with faux Greek columns and drove up its long palm-lined avenue to see the pink confectionary of a building nestling in its lush gardens. Built in...

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a detailed review. We are delighted that you found your room to be spectacular and that you particularly enjoyed your al fresco breakfast and your dinner in Planet Restaurant. We have taken note of your comments on the sprucing up of some of the public spaces and we thank...

Bovingdon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 October 2015

I didn't have high tea here but I did have a great cup of Assam tea served in real china cup and saucer. The whole ceremony of brewing the leaves and pouring the tea took me back to Betty's Tea Rooms in Harrogate - a million miles away and a great deal colder!! Well worth the visit and only cost...

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Thank you for your lovely review and we are delighted that you were just so happy with your great cup of Assam tea.

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  • 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: French, European
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  • 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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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • 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
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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: $583 - $1,088 (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
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#1 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
#3 Spa Hotel in Cape Town Central
#3 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#9 Romantic Hotel in Cape Town Central
#10 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
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“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
“Have the High Tea!”
LuxuryEscapesSA, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
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