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Cape Town’s most famous hotel, the Mount Nelson, is an urban sanctuary set in beautiful manicured gardens on the lower slopes of Table Mountain, offering an oasis of stylish sophistication, privacy and tranquillity.

The 144 luxurious rooms and 57 suites offer garden or mountain facing views and the excellent leisure facilities at the hotel include two heated swimming pools, two floodlit tennis courts, a gymnasium with personal trainers, a golf practice net, a signature boutique gift shop and internet access throughout the hotel. The extensive grounds also make the hotel a haven for young families. The luxurious spa offers a host of luxurious treatments, with 8 treatment rooms, steam bath, Finnish sauna and plunge pool.

The hotel offers two restaurants with the Planet Restaurant & Bar combining fine dining with live music each evening and menus taking you on a gastronomic journey featuring the freshest local ingredients.. Overlooking the beautiful gardens and swimming pool, the Oasis Restaurant offers the perfect venue for fresh and vibrant al-fresco dining offering a selection of Mediterranean-inspired dishes and local classics.

The hotel is also famous for its decadent Afternoon Tea served daily in the elegant lounge, while champagne and cocktails are sipped by night in the stylish Planet Bar which spills out onto a magnificent garden terrace, allowing guests to take full advantage of the beautiful African night sky.

Located just a short stroll from the historic city centre and within close proximity to the V&A Waterfront, the hotel also offers easy, close access to Cape Town’s best beaches and is situated just 20 minutes from Cape Town International Airport. Chauffeur driven vehicles can be arranged on request and complimentary return shuttles are offered to the Waterfront.

Key Facts

  • 144 room and 57 Suites
  • Two restaurants and a bar plus the famous afternoon tea which is served in the lounge on the terrace or around the garden fountain
  • Two outdoor heated pools – The Oasis Pool, is one of the largest heated pools in South Africa and is perfect for families, whilst the Cottage Garden Pool is reserved for over 16’s only
  • Fitness Centre with state of the art equipment
  • Luxury Librisa Spa with 8 treatment rooms, steam bath, Finnish Sauna and plunge pool
  • The Nellie and Nelson activity centre specially designed for children aged 3-12 years. Toys, storytelling, face paining, organized activities and much more
  • Teens Lounge for young adults aged 12-18 years equipped with Xbox, Wii, TV & computer screen

Price Guide

GBP £xxx per person per night based on a Luxury Room (based on Low Season)


    Guests at The Mount Nelson enjoy the following complimentary services:-

  • Use of the sauna, steam room, sensation shower and heated plunge pools at the Librisa Spa
  • Chauffeur drive in a luxury C-Class Mercedes Benz within a 10km radius of the hotel – including places like Table Mountain, Greenmarket Square, the V&A Waterfront, Greenpoint, Seapoint and Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens.
  • Free internet access in guest rooms and the Business Centre.
  • Use of the ten day rooms for early arrivals and late departures. Day rooms have beds, showers and satellite TV’s.

Room Types

  • Superior Rooms
  • Deluxe Rooms
  • Junior Suites
  • Deluxe Junior Suites
  • Superior One-Bedroom Suites
  • Classic Suites
  • Deluxe Suites
  • Presidential Suite

Children’s Policy

Children of all ages are welcome.

Would Suit

Located at the foot of Table Mountain this luxury hotel is an ideal choice for those wanting to absorb themselves in the vibrancy of Cape Town. The hotel also lends itself to families with children of all ages.

Recommended length of stay

We would suggest a minimum stay of 4 nights in Cape Town.




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