The Mount Nelson Hotel

One of Cape Town's most iconic hotels with views of Table Mountain, the Mount Nelson Hotel is nestled in a garden estate of tall palms and flowering trees – an oasis of elegance in the historic heart of the city.

The Mount Nelson offers 209 spacious rooms and suites, all beautifully appointed with their own personality. Each includes king-sized or twin beds, a widescreen LCD TV with DVD player, an iPod dock and wireless internet. There are two excellent restaurants to choose from as well as the famous Mount Nelson afternoon tea, served in the lounge every day. The hotel's facilities include two heated swimming pools, two floodlit tennis courts, the Librisa Spa, a yoga studio and a fully equipped gym. Add to these, nine acres of landscaped gardens and a children's and teens' activity centre.

Getting There

The V&A Waterfront is just 15 minutes away by car and the Airport is 20 min away. Transfers to attractions in the Cape Town area can easily be arranged from the hotel.


The hotel is a short stroll away from the vibrant areas of Kloof and Long Streets, renowned for their bustling markets, restaurants and bars. It is within an easy drive distance of the city's major attractions like Table Mountain and the Waterfront.

Read what our previous clients thought of The Mount Nelson Hotel

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Just an amazing place, we absolutely loved it! Beautiful setting, great facilities, wonderful staff and friendly, welcoming atmosphere. We will definitely be back! Everything we had hoped and more.

02/03/2015 Read full trip review

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Andrew Hovell

The final accomodation was excellent, the problem was the Mount Nelson had messed up with the original accomodation.

06/01/2012 Read full trip review

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