Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel

Iconic luxury property in the heart of Cape Town

Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel

Mount Nelson, A Belmond Hotel, is one of the most iconic hotels on the African continent.

An established favourite of South Africa family holidays, this grand old hotel has been welcoming happy guests through its gates for over 100 years, and has played host to many notable names; including John Lennon, Leonard di Caprio and even Sir Winston Churchill.

Nestled in shady, palm-lined gardens, Table Mountain provides a picture-postcard backdrop to the hotel’s pink, art deco facade. The location is in the heart of Cape Town but feels like an oasis of calm, away from the city bustle.

Accommodation is provided in a selection of 198 rooms and suites, all of which have been individually designed and are spread across seven different wings. Family suites and interconnecting rooms are light and spacious, providing a luxurious base to lay the head after a long journey or a day of exploring the Cape.

When not out enjoying the many sights of this spectacular cityscape, guests can enjoy an array of in-house activities, including painting classes, tennis coaching and yoga classes. Parents and couples can enjoy a gin and tonic whilst the children play in the heated pool. Or, for a real treat, check out the Librisa Spa for a range of African-inspired restorative treatments.

Plan your stay
Coral Tree luxury rating

Number of rooms

198 rooms and suites


Cape Town

Child Policy

All ages welcome

Why we love it

"An iconic, grand old hotel, complemented by modern service and luxury. A fine base from which to enjoy the delights of Cape Town."


Mike, Coral Tree founder

Key Highlights & Amenities
  • Iconic hotel that has hosted famous guests throughout the 20th and 21st century
  • Stylish, luxury rooms and suites across seven wings and a variety of categories
  • Tons of family-friendly activities, such as painting class, tennis courts, and kid’s yoga
  • Heated swimming pools
  • Stunning views of Table Mountain
  • Centrally located - an ideal base from which to explore Cape Town
Talk to us about your next big adventure.
Call: +44 (0) 1242 908 720  or   Request a quote
Talk to us about your next big adventure.
Call: +44 (0) 1242 908 720  or   Request a quote
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