Belmond Mount Nelson

Cape Town, South Africa

About Belmond Mount Nelson

One of Cape Town’s iconic hotels and one of the most well-known hotels in South Africa, the Belmond Mount Nelson’s rich history, elegant flair and the incredible location in the heart of the city centre make it a firm favourite among locals and international guests alike.

A colossal estate, the Belmond Mount Nelson hotel beckons to its guests from a spectacular, palm tree studded driveway. A fusion of eras, the hotel exudes a timeless, vintage appeal. The exquisite decor and plethora of artifacts bare testament to the history and stories of yesteryear.

As well as beautifully decorated rooms and immaculately kept grounds, the Belmond Mount Nelson offers incredible communal areas including a number of bars, a piano lounge and a conservatory.

As the Belmond Mount Nelson is one of the top hotels in Cape Town, guest activities and entertainment abound. Along with two swimming pools to splash in, a hair salon, a fitness centre the Librisa Spa, a variety of dining options are on offer.

Children of all ages can be entertained at the Nellie & Nelson Activity Centre which offers a range of professionally supervised educational games and organised activities for children ages 3 to 12. There is also the Teens’ Lounge for those aged 12 to 18.

Why We Love Belmond Mount Nelson

  • Any time spent at this historic gem is time well spent! The sheer grandiosity of this luxury Cape Town hotel promises opulence and elegance at every turn.
  • Perfect for guests who enjoy exploring a city by foot, attractions such as Government Avenue, Company’s Garden, the National History Museum and more, are just a short walk away.
  • Ideal for families, the child and teen-friendly care facilities at the Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel are great for allowing parents to enjoy a bit of free time.

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Activities at Belmond Mount Nelson

  Librisa Spa

  Afternoon Tea

  Planet Restaurant & Bar

  Chef’s Table

  Oasis Bistro

Our Favourite Memories from Belmond Mount Nelson

  Over-indulging in the delectable Afternoon Tea spread.

 Wandering through the hotel’s incredible nine-acre garden.

  Learning about interesting cooking techniques at the Chef’s Table.

View of Table Mountain from the Belmond Mount Nelson
View of Table Mountain from the pool of the Belmond Mount Nelson
Presidential suite at the Grand entrance of the Belmond Mount Nelson
Grand entrance of the Belmond Mount Nelson
Breakfast for two at the Belmond Mount Nelson

Enjoy your stay at Belmond Mount Nelson

Thanks to it’s incredibly close proximity to the city, guests staying at the Belmond Mount Nelson have a range of exciting excursions at their disposal. For those who’d prefer to spend some time experiencing the hotel, the Belmond Mount Nelson has an array of great activities.

Belmond Mount Nelson Planet Restaurant Conservatory

Chef's Table

A special experience for foodies, the Chef’s Table is a custom-designed food extravaganza where guests can watch and interact with expert chefs as they prepare a specially designed menu.

Afternoon tea at the Belmond Mount Nelson

Afternoon Tea

Often heralded as the best in Cape Town, the Afternoon Tea at the Belmond Mount Nelson is truly an exquisite affair. Don’t forget to try the exclusive Mount Nelson tea blend and the traditional South African treat, ‘milk tart’.

Librisa Spa at the Belmond Mount Nelson

Librisa Spa

Indulge in one of the many rejuvenating treatments at the Librisa Spa. Once complete, enjoy leisure time spent in the Finnish sauna, steam bath or plunge pool, or, relax in the conservatory with a cup of delicious herbal tea.

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