Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel | Designer Travel

Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel, Orange Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Approx 30 minutes

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About Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel

The Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel enjoys a superb location at the foot of Table Mountain and is perfectly placed for those who wish to explore the attractions in and around Cape Town.

This iconic 5-star hotel has a fantastic selection of facilities, excellent restaurants and beautifully appointed accommodation; it’s a perfect oasis of calm where guests will enjoy first class attentive service and glorious surroundings.

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Getting out and about from the hotel is easy as the hotel provides a complimentary scheduled shuttle to the V&A waterfront. You’re right in the heart of Cape Town so well-placed to explore.

Back at the hotel, there are two swimming pools. The Oasis pool is one of the largest heated pools and South Africa and is ideal for families. Enjoy pool service from October to April. Over-16s will enjoy the Cottage Pool which is in a lovely secluded spot and has poolside service from November to March.

There’s also a boutique, a Fitness Centre, tennis courts, hair salon and the wonderful Librisa Spa where you can enjoy relaxing and rejuvenating signature treatments.

Families are very welcome and the hotel has a programme of activities to keep everyone entertained such as cricket, face painting, story telling, swimming and games. Babysitting can be booked on request. The Nellie & Nelson Activity Centre is perfect for children aged 3-12 – here they can enjoy educational games and toys plus there’s a TV, Wii and child friend furniture.

Teens are also catered for in the Teens’ Lounge – older children aged 12-18 can meet, play Xbox, Nintendo Wii or enjoy the TV or computer.

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Deluxe Rooms

Charming rooms located in the main hotel building. Each has a sitting area, walk-in closet, views of Cape Town (some rooms have a balcony), large en-suite bathroom with separate shower and bath, king size or twin beds, LCD TV and DVD player, iPod dock, Wi-Fi. 30 sq m.


A great range of suites are available at the hotel:

- Junior Suites: With bedroom and open-plan lounge

- Deluxe Junior Suites: Light and airy suites with a spacious bedroom and lounge area

- Studio Suites: Open-plan suites offering spacious accommodation. Some have a kitchenette and wet bar

- One Bedroom Suites: These have a bedroom, separate lounge area and balcony with stunning views

- Deluxe One Bedroom Suites: Grand accommodation with a separate bedroom, large living area, dining room and Cape Town vistas

- Presidential Suite: Stylish and luxurious, this is a most exclusive suite featuring various antique fittings.

Please ask us for more details about any of the above suites and we'll be happy to help.

Garden Cottage Suites

Enjoy a personal sanctuary in a Garden Cottage Suite. These are located adjacent to the secluded pool with each sitting behind a scented rose garden and enclosed by a picket fence. Features include a four poster bed, working fireplace and marble bathroom. 48 sq m.


Planet Restaurant & Bar: Chic and contemporary surroundings where you can enjoy gastronomic delights featuring fresh local ingredients and the drink of your choice.

Oasis Bistro: The perfect place for breakfast or lunch, the Oasis Bistro has a bright dining room and extensive terrace.

Chef’s Table: A unique dining experience in the heart of the hotel’s kitchen. Watch the chefs prepare delicious dishes and discuss recipes with them before dining on a perfectly prepared lunch or dinner.

Of course you must take Morning, Afternoon or Evening Tea at the Belmond Mount Nelson – it’s a great tradition where you can enjoy expertly blended tea, delicate finger sandwiches and delectable cakes and scones.