Cape Town International Airport
Located at the foot of Table Mountain is the inviting hotel of Mount Nelson which was painted pink for peace in 1918. The hotel perfectly illustrates the magic of a bygone era where guests can enjoy exquisitely restored interiors with quirky modern touches. Capture the light with a painting masterclass or unwind and indulge at the Librisa Spa. Guests staying at Mount Nelson are assured of a memorable stay.
Mount Nelson has been visited by the likes of Winston Churchill, John Lennon, Leonardo Di Caprio and Charlize Theron making it an all-star destination and has been welcoming guests for nearly 120 years.
The location is perfect, illustrating dramatic Table Mountain views coupled with the city’s pulsating attractions just beyond the stone-columned gates which were installed in 1925 to welcome the Prince of Wales.
The hotel has 198 stunning, individually designed rooms and suites to choose from, each offering different moods and views. Coupled tend to find a sense of secluded bliss in the garden cottage suites that are decorated with oversized couches, fireplaces and Venetian mirrors. Families feel at home in the spacious, light-filled suites or the interconnecting rooms.
There are an array of activities that will keep any guest at Mount Nelson entertained such as heated pools, the children’s club, painting classes, tennis coaching and yoga.
Explore the expansive grounds with a mix of perfectly manicured lawns, historic palms and fragrant rose gardens. Nourish the body and sound at Librisa Spa which features a range of holistic, African-inspired treatments. Indulged in Chef Rudi Liebenberg’s out-of-this-world cuisine at Planet Restaurant or book a seat at his coveted Chef’s Table for a truly interactive experience.
Mount Nelson is perfect for any occasion whether it is a wedding, birthday or anniversary, no event is too big or small and can always be celebrated in a sensational style.
Just beyond the gates lie the wonders of the city, ranging from luscious beaches and historic hotspots to vibrant wildlife and adventurous thrills.
These inviting, cosy rooms are perfect for single travellers or for accompanying children. Each boasts a plush king-size or twin bed with luxury linens plus a writing desk and a marble bathroom.
The Deluxe Rooms are located in the main building, the Oasis Wing and Green Park. Each room features a sitting area that is perfect for unwinding. Some rooms offer a balcony, while all enjoy an inviting marble en-suite bathroom.
For guests requiring more spacious accommodation, Junior Suites offer a bedroom with an open-plan sitting area. Located in the Main Building and Green Park areas of the hotel, some Junior Suites benefit from an inviting balcony.
Deluxe Junior Suite
The Deluxe Junior Suites boast spacious bedrooms and an inviting open-plan sitting area. There are large windows that let the outside in, while most have balconies where you can unwind.
Studio Suites enjoy an open plan design, featuring a spacious bedroom and lounge area. They are situated in the Green Park, Helmsley and Taunton House areas of the hotel. Each is appointed with a luxurious marble bathroom, while some also feature a balcony.
Deluxe Studio Suites
The Deluxe Studio Suites are perfect for families travelling with children, as the added space allows for a cot or extra bed if required.
One Bedroom Suites
These suites feature spacious bedrooms and a large separate, open-plan lounge area. Many offer an inviting balcony, while some also benefit from a personal wet bar.
Deluxe One Bedroom Suites
The Deluxe One Bedroom Suites offer a true taste of grand living. Each suite boasts a separate bedroom, large lounge and dining area with Nespresso coffee machines. Some have balconies or a guest cloakroom.
Garden Cottage Suites
A row of eight restored, historic cottages, adjacent to the secluded pool, make up the Garden Cottage Suites.
It is a luxurious home away from home, and each cottage sits behind a scented rose garden, enclosed by a picket fence, ensuring a haven of peace and privacy.
Deluxe Garden Cottages Suites
These magnificently furnished suites have an entrance hall, a large lounge with a fireplace and a dining room. The suite will either have its own private terrace or a balcony overlooking the pool and garden.
The luxurious Presidential Suite encompasses a stylish marbled entrance hall, a private dining room, a master bedroom with an en-suite bathroom and a large lounge leading onto a balcony with stunning views of Table Mountain. There is also a wet bar, complete with a microwave, stove, sink and kitchen utensils.
Cape Town is a colourful and vibrant city surrounded by dramatic mountains and sandy beaches. It is certainly one of the most beautiful cities in the world – presided over by one of the 7 Natural Wonders of The World – Table Mountain. The magic of Cape Town lies in the collision of natural wonder, diverse cultures, art, design and thriving food and wine scene.
Cape Malay, Dutch and British architecture sit side by side with cutting edge 21st-century loft apartments and slick skyscrapers. Sit a while in Cape Town and take in the buzz and bustle of flower sellers, buskers, food markets and Capetonians going about their daily lives.
The Best Things To Do In Cape Town
Table Mountain – take the Cable Car to the top and savour the dramatic views or, for the more energetic, hike up Table Mountain on one of the many designated routes.
Lion’s Head – a wonderful way to orientate yourself in the city is to hike to the top of Lion’s Head – it’s a moderate to strenuous 45 minute hike to the top and the views are certainly worth the effort.
Robben Island – visit the cell where Noble Prize Winner, Nelson Mandela spent 27 years in prison gaining remarkable insight into South Africa’s troubled past.
Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens – Kirstenbosch displays a wide variety of the unique plant life of the Cape known as fynbos. There are over 7,000 species in cultivation at Kirstenbosch, including many rare and threatened species. Kirstenbosch borders the Table Mountain National Park and merges seamlessly with the natural fynbos and forest of the mountain. Kirstenbosch lies in the heart of the Cape Floral Kingdom. In 2004 it was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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35 Superior Rooms
76 Deluxe Rooms
11 Junior Suites
17 Deluxe Junior Suites
5 Studio Suites
11 Deluxe Studio Suites
23 One Bedroom Suites
11 Deluxe One Bedroom Suites
6 Garden Cottage Suites
2 Deluxe Garden Cottage Suites
1 Presidential Suite
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Cape Town International Airport
5 minutes from Cape Town CBD
25 minutes from Cape Town International Airport
Mount Nelson, A Belmond Hotel, Cape Town, Orange Street, Gardens, Cape Town, South Africa
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