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Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel
Top City Hotel

76 Orange Street, 8001 Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
+27 214 831 000


Overall guest ratings

9.1/10 Excellent
based on 293 reviews

Review highlights

  • 10.0
  • 10.0
  • 9.7
  • 9.5

Good to know

  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Nice building
  • Great menu
  • Pleasant hotel grounds


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    Set in a tranquil and lush garden estate, belmond mount nelson hotel is an urban sanctuary set at the foot of table mountain, a 20 minute walk to the city center and 20 minutes by car to cape town international airport. The hotel's central location provides convenient access to the national botanical gardens at kirstenbosch, table mountain cable car, the scenic fishing village of hout bay, ratanga junction theme park, cape point, robben island, craft markets, victoria & alfred waterfront, camps bay, clifton beaches and groot constantia, the oldest wine estate in the country. Belmond mount nelson hotel is an elegant oasis in a world where privacy is the new luxury and pleasure is all about peace and serenity. In addition to the main building, the hotel boasts six separate accommodation wings, each with its own unique character, private gardens and facilities. With so much diversity within the hotel, it's as if there are seven separate hotels from which to choose within the property, each with its own unique experience. For over 100 years, visiting members of royal families, international and local statesmen, celebrities and businessmen have preferred to stay at belmond mount nelson hotel, where they are assured of privacy, comfort and the highest level of care. Facilities and services at the hotel include two separate swimming pools, tennis courts, golf practice range, a full service spa, fitness centre, 24-hour business centre, two restaurants, seven meeting rooms, accessible public areas and guestrooms, complimentary wireless internet access in public areas and guestrooms plus 24-hour concierge and room service. The hotel's extensive gardens offer plenty of space in which to recreate or commune with nature. Each of the 57 suites and 144 bedrooms are individually furnished with luxurious bathrooms. All rooms and suites are equipped with individual climate controls, complimentary cabled and wireless high-speed internet access, large desk, 2-line phones, marble bathroom with separate bath and shower with rainforest shower head, ipod dock, widescreen lcd hi-definition cable tv, dvd player and lending library, movie channels, minibar, personal safe plus full english breakfast buffet daily. Luxurious bathrooms are furnished with toiletries, sewing kits, hair dryers, bathroom scales, shaver sockets and shaving mirrors. Views include a choice of the garden, table mountain or swimming pool on a request basis. Some rooms and suites offer private courtyards. Private balconies are also available on request.

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    • Complimentary breakfast
    • Fitness centre
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • A/V equipment hire
    • Business centre
    • Car hire
    • Child-friendly
    • Concierge service
    • Cribs available
    • Currency exchange on-site
    • Gift shop
    • Laundry facilities
    • Laundry service
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Room service
    • Game room
    • Spa
    • Child pool
    • Outdoor pool
    • No smoking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Beauty salon
    • Cable or satellite TV
    • Air-conditioned
    • 24 Hour Front Desk
    • Safe
    • Sauna
    • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
    • Babysitting/child care services (surcharge)
    • Continental breakfast
    • Free Internet
    • Pets not allowed
    • Free parking
    • Free long-term parking
    • Train station shuttle
    • Designated smoking area
    • Steam room
    • Storage available
    • Free valet parking
    • Wedding services
    • Outdoor tennis
    • Terrace/Patio
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    Guest reviews

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    Overall rating

    9.1 Excellent
    based on 293 reviews
    • 10.0 "Excellent value."
    • 10.0 "Incredible bar."
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
    • 9.5 "Excellent amenities."
      10.0 "100% found the grounds to be nice."
      8.7 "87% thought the building was wonderful."
    • 9.1 "Food is to die for."
      9.1 "91% loved the menu selection."

    Overall rating

    9.1 Excellent
    based on 249 reviews
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
    • 9.4 "Excellent amenities."
      10.0 "100% found the grounds to be nice."
      8.5 "85% thought the building was wonderful."
    • 9.0 "Food is to die for."
      8.8 "88% loved the menu selection."
    • 8.5 "Breakfast is good."
    • 8.4 "Great service."
      8.6 "86% found the staff to be very friendly."
      10.0 "100% thought the service was very professional."

    Overall rating

    9.3 Excellent
    based on 35 reviews
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
    • 9.0 "Excellent breakfast."
    • 8.8 "Great service."
    • 7.8 "Nice rooms."

    Overall rating

    9.3 Excellent
    based on 8 reviews
    • 7.5 "Nice rooms."
    Hotel type
    Luxury Hotel
    Guests recommend this as a luxury hotel.
    Family Hotel
    Guests think this is a family-friendly hotel.
    City Hotel
    Guests say it is the perfect hotel for a city trip.
    Good to know
    "Friendly atmosphere"
    "Nice building"
    "Great menu"
    "Pleasant hotel grounds"
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