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Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel

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Welcome to Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel, in Cape Town’s buzzing heart. We invite you to relax in our iconic pink buildings, airy rooms and dreamy gardens. Enjoy imaginative local cuisine, nourishing spa treatments and eye-catching artworks. Captivating visitors since 1899, Cape Town’s iconic resort hotel is a tranquil hideaway just moments from the city’s buzzing heart. Our 198 individually designed rooms and suites and a host of fabulous facilities appeal equally to romantic couples, families or adventurous groups. Stroll through our expansive gardens, take a tree tour or browse the outdoor sculpture exhibition. Discover the hotel’s history, art and culture on self-guided tours. Enjoy imaginative cuisine in our restaurants and soothing bliss at the spa. Just beyond our gates lies the pulsating city, with stunning beaches and historic hotspots moments away. Forever watching over the hotel is Table Mountain, another wondrous Cape Town landmark.
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Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Bar/Lounge
Spa
Adult pool
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
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Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Shuttle Bus Service
Tennis Court
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Accessible rooms
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During our stay, the reception area was being refurbished, so we were not able to enjoy the hotel during 100 % normal conditions. However, the staff was extremely helpful and service minded. The rooms were spacious and well equipped. Dinner was nice, but a bit on the
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This is well worth including in your plans for visiting Cape Town. You park in their car park, but can explore the area a little either before or after the meal. Food is buffet-style, extensive and plentiful. Nice atmosphere - jazz good. Zukiswa, our waitress, was very helpful -
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My wife, step-daughter and her friend had occasion to high tea at the Mount Nelson. What a truly and utterly decadent occasion with treats and pleasures the entire afternoon was. The quality, finishes, food, drinks and service are immaculate!
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Spacious and beautiful junior suite. The most incredible garden which also surrounds the pool. There is full speed on the colonial style which surrounds you with calmness and peace of quiet. Impeccable breakfast and service. High noon tea was lovely and so was dinner at the
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My wife and I stayed at this beautiful colonial style hotel during an AHI travel excursion to South Africa and were most impressed with every amenity in the resort - the service was first class, the meals were excellent, our room was luxurious. This is one of the most beautiful
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Hello, Yes we do have a fully supervised kids club for children from the age of 3, Warm regards Louise
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Hello, Yes we do have a fully supervised kids club at the hotel suitable for children from 3, Warm regards Louise
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Both pools are full and heated which was a first as every other hotel we stayed in had small unheated pools! The two pools are fabulous but I loved the pool set on the beautiful gardens opposite the breakfast:/lunch terrace. Enjoy Mount Nelson - it is the best hotel in Cape Town by a mile
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Dear nono h, Our rates work on a 'best available rate' system, thus the rates are determined by quite a few factors (your date of stay, duration etc) but if you log onto our website and insert your dates, the rates do show up. Alternatively email our reservations department with your inquiry, and we can advise you on the availability and rate offers over your requested dates. Apologies for any inconvenience this has caused you. Warm regards Louise
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"Our room faced the street but I don't think the location is all that important."
"my room overlooked the roof and left much to be desired..."
"All rooms have individual character. Junior Suites and suites are more spacious"
"We have a room facing the pool with a small balcony. Very quiet and bright."
"All rooms are great but one with a balcony is lovely"
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PRICE RANGE
US$299 - US$1,069 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
mount nelson cape townhotel mount nelson
LOCATION
South AfricaWestern CapeCape TownCape Town CentralCity Bowl
NUMBER OF ROOMS
198
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