Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel

The prestigious Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel nestles at the base of iconic Table Mountain, moments away from downtown Cape Town.

Painted a dainty pink, the prestigious Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel is moments away from the vibrant centre of Cape Town, nestled at the base of iconic Table Mountain. Offering the perfect mix of leafy serenity and urban spirit, this five-star hotel offers the perfect base to explore South Africa’s most picturesque city.

Behind the hotel’s lovely facade are 198 beautifully appointed rooms and suites, simple in decor yet undeniably luxurious. All have their own sitting areas, whilst others have a private balcony or garden. All guests at the Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel have access to two heated outdoor pools (seasonal), a fitness centre and hair salon. There are also dedicated activity centres for children and teenagers.      

Sample South Africa’s cosmopolitan flavours at the hotel’s timeless bar and restaurants, which offer extensive buffet breakfasts and old-fashioned afternoon tea. Alternatively, learn to cook Cape Malay cuisine on a half-day experience, or go wine tasting in the famous Cape Winelands. For a bit of local history, you can enjoy a city tour, visit Robben Island or a colourful township.


How to get to Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel

Cape Town International Airport is 20km or approximately 20 minutes to the Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel by car.

Activities at Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel

  • Cape Town city tour
  • Cape Township visit
  • Cape Point visit
  • Cape Malay cooking school
  • Robben Island excursion

*Some activities are available at extra cost.

Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel Highlights

  • A prestigious luxury hotel at the base of iconic Table Mountain
  • 198 beautifully appointed rooms and suites
  • Five-star facilities including two swimming pools, a gym and kids’ programs
  • A wealth of dining options onsite
  • The perfect base to explore Cape Town

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