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2 outdoor pools, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
2 outdoor pools, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
2 outdoor pools, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
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Guest reviews

4.8/5 Exceptional
279 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Pool
Free WiFi
Breakfast included
Parking included
Air Conditioning
Spa

Map

Explore the area

Popular LocationKloof Street2 min walk
Popular LocationCompany's Garden12 min walk
Popular LocationSouth African Jewish Museum12 min walk
AirportCape Town (CPT-Cape Town Intl.)21 min drive

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  • Deluxe Room

    4.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 377 sq ft
    • Mountain view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed OR 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsDeluxe Room
  • Superior Room

    4.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 269 sq ft
    • Mountain view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed OR 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsSuperior Room
  • Deluxe Suite (Junior)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 484 sq ft
    • Mountain view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed OR 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsDeluxe Suite (Junior)
  • Deluxe Suite, 1 Bedroom (Studio)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 753 sq ft
    • Mountain view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Twin Beds OR 1 King Bed
    More detailsDeluxe Suite, 1 Bedroom (Studio)
  • Suite (Studio)

    Room amenities

    • 538 sq ft
    • Mountain view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed OR 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsSuite (Studio)
  • Suite, 1 Bedroom

    Room amenities

    • 592 sq ft
    • Mountain view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed OR 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsSuite, 1 Bedroom
  • Junior Suite

    4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 431 sq ft
    • Mountain view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 2 Twin Beds OR 1 King Bed
    More detailsJunior Suite
  • Deluxe Suite (Garden Cottage)

    Room amenities

    • 743 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsDeluxe Suite (Garden Cottage)
  • Deluxe Studio Suite

    Room amenities

    • 592 sq ft
    • Mountain view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed OR 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsDeluxe Studio Suite
  • Suite (Garden Cottage)

    Room amenities

    • 517 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsSuite (Garden Cottage)
  • Presidential Suite

    Room amenities

    • 1206 sq ft
    • Mountain view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsPresidential Suite

About this area

Cape Town

Located in Cape Town, Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel is in the entertainment district and near the airport. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Company's Garden and Table Mountain, while South African Jewish Museum and Iziko Social History Resource Centre are cultural highlights. Traveling with kids? Make time for Two Oceans Aquarium, or check out an event or a game at Cape Town Stadium. Discover the area's water adventures with parasailing and windsurfing nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with ecotours and hiking/biking trails.

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Map
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Kloof Street - 2 min walk
  • Company's Garden - 12 min walk
  • South African Jewish Museum - 12 min walk
  • Iziko Social History Resource Centre - 20 min walk
  • District Six Museum - 9 min drive

Getting around

  • Esplanade Station - 6 min drive
  • Cape Town Station - 9 min drive
  • Cape Town Intl. Airport (CPT) - 21 min drive

Restaurants

  • Lord Nelson Restaurant — 1 min walk
  • Oasis Bistro — 1 min walk

About this property

Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel

Family-friendly Cape Town hotel in Cape Town City Centre, walk to Kloof Street
Along with 2 outdoor pools, this hotel has a full-service spa and a restaurant. Free buffet breakfast is provided, as well as free WiFi in public areas, free valet parking, and a free shopping center shuttle. Additionally, a health club, a bar/lounge, and a poolside bar are onsite. All 198 rooms feature thoughtful touches like bathrobes and slippers, along with free WiFi and 24-hour room service. Other amenities available to guests include LCD TVs, minibars, and Egyptian cotton sheets.
Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel offers 198 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. LCD televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include bathrobes, slippers, designer toiletries, and hair dryers.

This Cape Town hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include irons/ironing boards.

2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with outdoor tennis courts and a health club. Other recreational amenities include a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Librisa Spa has 7 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, Swedish massages, and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy. The spa is equipped with a steam room.

The spa is open daily. Children under 6 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.

Awards and affiliations

  • Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel is listed in the 2018 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay.
  • This property is affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual (LGBTQIA) guests.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking
  • Free valet parking
  • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request
  • Free shopping center shuttle

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast available daily 6:30 AM–11:00 AM
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 poolside bar and 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • 2 outdoor pools
  • 2 outdoor tennis courts
  • Fitness center
  • Full-service spa
  • Playground
  • Private picnics
  • Sauna
  • Shopping
  • Steam room
  • Tennis

Family friendly

  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's books
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Free children's club
  • In-room child care (surcharge)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Playground
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Ballroom
  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Free grocery shopping service
  • Hair salon
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tennis lessons
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • French

Business services

  • 1 meeting room
  • Business center

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Terrace

Spa

  • 7 treatment rooms
  • Aromatherapy
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Detox wraps
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - prenatal
  • Massage - Swedish
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Spa open daily
  • Steam room

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Designated smoking areas
  • Romance packages available

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Linens
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • LCD TV
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Turndown service

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - 11:00 AM
Early check-in subject to availability
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 AM
Late check-out subject to availability

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request
Fees may apply; contact the property in advance to make arrangements

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for ZAR 1308

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 990 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: ZAR 990 (one-way)
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
Children under 6 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision

Property is also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel have a pool?
Yes, this property has 2 outdoor pools.
Is this property pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at this property?
Self parking and valet parking are free at this property.
What time is check-in at this property?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM–11:00 AM. A fee applies for early check-in (amount may vary, subject to availability). Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at this property?
Check-out is at 11:00 AM. Late check-out is available for a fee (amount may vary, subject to availability).
Does this property provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle. A fee of ZAR 990 per vehicle, one-way, applies.
Where is Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel located?
This family-friendly Cape Town hotel is located near the airport, within a 15-minute walk of Company's Garden and South African Jewish Museum. Greenmarket Square and Iziko Social History Resource Centre are also within 1 mi (2 km). Cape Town Station is 25 minutes by foot.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel

4.8
Exceptional
5 - Excellent
240
4 - Good
30
3 - Okay
6
2 - Mediocre
1
1 - Poor
2
4.9
Cleanliness
4.8
Service and Staff
4.9
Amenities
4.7
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Heated pool is actually very warm. Breakfast was amazing. The options and the quality. Enjoyed my balcony view. Some upgraded to the cottages which were very amazing.

Stayed 6 nights in Jul 2019

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

We returned to this hotel after an exceptional experience last year. It’s like an oasis in the middle of the City. We felt it had gone off a little this year. Reception and restaurant were still fantastic but pool service and afternoon tea service weren’t great

Stayed 4 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Superb all round!

Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

excellent service, accommodation and food. Very helpful staff

Stayed 4 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 3 nights in Jan 2020