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 198 spacious rooms and suites, all beautifully appointed with their own personality. 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 center.
This property is affiliated with the International LGBTQ+ Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes members of the LGBTQ+ community.
- Historic (opened in 1899) and glamorous, with a host of loyal guests
- Affectionately called the Nellie, it is a class act with impeccable service
- Tranquil gardens, an oasis in the heart of the city
- Strolling distance to restaurants, bars and city sights
At a glance
- 198 Rooms & Suites
- All Ages
- Open All Year
- Family Rooms
"Meet South Africa's first tea sommelier at the famous Mount Nelson High Tea. Spend your afternoon enjoying sumptuous cakes, pastries and sandwiches while Craig guides you through 40 different tea varies."
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Take a journey through The Mount Nelson Hotel to get a flavor of its unique style and character, designed to enchant every guest.
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vacation to The Mount Nelson Hotel
The Mount Nelson was a very special property to kick off our honeymoon in, we were greeted with a beautiful welcome of MCC, a card and chocolates! The setting, at the foot of Table Mountain, is stunning and the staff were attentive but also considerate and the property itself is elegant and charmin…Read full review
vacation to The Mount Nelson Hotel
The final accomodation was excellent, the problem was the Mount Nelson had messed up with the original accomodation.Read full review
Honeymoon to The Mount Nelson Hotel
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.Read full review
Holiday to The Mount Nelson Hotel
Old school hotel with beautiful property.Read full review