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Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 23 July 2015

The Mount Nelson is a beautiful hotel with olde world charm. The gardens are impeccable and very inviting to sit out in the late afternoons and just relax. The service at the hotel is always professional and attentive. Just love it here.

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

Thank you very much for your lovely review of our hotel and we do agree with you that to sit and relax in our magnificent gardens is a rare treat.

Brisbane
Reviewed 17 July 2015

This is a lovely hotel that is well positioned in Cape Town. Our room was quite large with a good bathroom, The room looked out to Table Mountain with a magnificent view at sunset from the balcony. Meals in the Planet Restaurant were excellent as was breakfast in the poolside breakfast restaurant. It was an outside walk for breakfast from...

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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 also think that we are located in an excellent position from which to discover Cape Town. And the views from the rooms are indeed fabulous. Please do accept our apologies for the tardiness in replacing your coffee cups - we have copied our Housekeeping department on this review and we are sure...

Neuchatel, Switzerland
Reviewed 14 July 2015

We travel all over the world and the Belmond Mount Nelson is probably the best hotel we every stayed in, the whole experience was excellent from start to finish. We will definitely return in the near future.

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

What can we say but thank you so very much for writing in your review that we are probably one of the best hotels you have ever stayed in. We are beaming with delight. And we too look forward t o your next visit.

Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

Firstly, I just want to say the staff and service at this hotel is impeccable. Very impressed. Our room was also very nice but a little outdated. I felt there could have been a bit more in terms of room amenities. The room was twice the price of similar 5 star hotels nearby but didn't have the small touches you'd...

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

Thank you so much for your review and we are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us although we would like to hear from you what additional amenities and services you would have liked to have had in your room. Perhaps you would be happy to send me your contact details to gabrielle.palmer@belmond.com.

New York City, New York
Reviewed 12 July 2015

I stayed at Belmond for almost a week when I was travelling for work in Cape Town. It was a beautiful hotel, very well kept, staff were friendly and kind (in a genuine way). The meals were above average for a buffet style. You got to see a lot of its historical artifacts, maybe sometimes too much so in a...

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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 particularly happy that you found our staff to be friendly and kind in a genuine way.

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 12 July 2015

We loved our recent stay at this hotel. We felt pampered and special. I traveled to cape town alone with an 11 year old and the hotel provided child size slippers, robe and toys for her. We both felt like princesses in our deluxe room. The staff attended to our every need and want. Definitely would like to visit again...

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

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are delighted that you and your 11 year old daughter felt pampered like princesses!

Lloret de Mar, Spain
Reviewed 12 July 2015

I have stayed in this hotel several times on business. Is not only its refined colonial architecture and the exisite treatment to its guests, is all the atmosphere that envelops the stay at the highest level and get to revive times that seems that no longer existed. The staff is dedicated heart and soul to make the stay memorable, professional,...

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

What a lovely review, and in particular to mention our staff's dedication to making your stay memorable. Thank you so much.

Reviewed 10 July 2015 via mobile

Stayed for a week with my family and it was fabulous! My wife and I had a suite and our teenage boys shared a room down the hall. Beautiful property, afternoon tea and great views. It's been a while since we were there but the Cesar salad in their resturant was magnificent. The crotons were made fresh and toasted in...

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

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are delighted that you and your family enjoyed your stay with us so much, and we do agree that is indeed one of the better places to be stay in order to explore and discover the city.

Bamberg
Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

The Mount Nelson is a gem among the Cape Town hotels. Flawless service, excellent cuisine and a touch of the colonial times create an excellent atmosphere of style and tranquility. Don't miss the high tea! IMHO best of breed in CT

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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 - we love being called a "gem" : )

New Delhi
Reviewed 1 July 2015

You are in the city but will never know it once you are in this hotel. Super service. A fantastic team at the reception and rooms that take you back in time and remind you of what luxury can be. The restaurants are good and the gardens are the kind you would want to walk through if not laze in....

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

Thank you so much for your fabulous review. We are glowing with delight from your compliments about our service, our gardens and our location, and of course the fact that you say it is one of the nicest hotels you have ever stayed in. Thank you again.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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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  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public 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: $541 - $912 (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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