Surrounded by lush gardens in the heart of Cape Town, the Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel exudes elegance, grace and old-world charm.
Lovingly known as ‘The Pink Lady,’ the award-winning Mount Nelson Hotel is the grande dame of Cape Town and has been delivering its famous blend of warm hospitality, elegant living, and outstanding service for over a century. Set in nine acres of beautifully landscaped gardens with Table Mountain as its backdrop, the ‘Nellie’ is within easy walking distance of many of Cape Town’s top attractions, yet is secluded enough to provide a tranquil retreat at the end of a busy day.
Families are most welcome at the Belmond Mount Nelson – the hotel’s expansive grounds are ideal for children to play in and there is a range of facilities and activities for kids to keep busy, as well as professional child-minding services.
Spend the day exploring the city and its surrounds – head up Table Mountain for an unforgettable cable car ride or take a trip to the Cape Winelands and Cape Point, which the hotel’s helpful staff will gladly help arrange. Enjoy a game of tennis or relax by the swimming pool with a refreshing drink as you take in the views and unwind in style.
- Luxurious urban sanctuary set in the heart of the city center
- Elegant accommodation with an old-world charm
- Sophisticated sundowners & fine dining at the Planet Bar & Restaurant
- Pampering treatments at the exclusive Librisa Spa
- World-renowned Afternoon High Tea
- Experience unsurpassed service excellence
The Mount Nelson offers guests an array of leisure facilities and activities to choose from. Two heated swimming pools ensure a swim throughout the year, enjoy a game of tennis on the floodlit tennis courts, head to the private gymnasium and yoga studio for a workout or practice your swing at the golf practice net.
If you prefer relaxation and rejuvenation, then a visit to the world-class Librisa Spa is the order of the day. Treat yourself to unique body treatments performed by professional therapists – try a deep tissue massage or a revitalizing seaweed wrap or for the ultimate relaxing experience.
Families with small children are fully catered for by the hotel, from the provision of cots and car seats to coloring books. The large garden is perfect for children to play in, a lifeguard is on duty at the swimming pool, and professional babysitting services are offered.
The Mount Nelson is ideally located within walking distance of many of the city’s main attractions, and a variety of tours and excursions can be arranged by the friendly hotel staff.
Dining at The Belmond Mount Nelson is a unique and exceptional experience – whether you are enjoying a light al fresco lunch by the swimming pool or selecting the finest freshly baked cakes and pastries from the dessert trolley during the hotel’s famous Afternoon High Tea.
Enjoy hearty breakfast buffets and al fresco lunches from the Oasis Restaurant as you relax on the sunlit terrace overlooking the gardens, however, make sure to save some space for the hotels piéce de resistance – Afternoon High Tea. An experience that food and travel writers have often described as one of the most decadent in the world, it simply cannot be missed!
As the sun sets, make your way to the Planet Champagne and Cocktail Bar, one of Cape Town’s hottest nightspots, where a fusion of fashionable people and European glamor mingle to create a stylish scene. Sip sophisticated cocktails before heading off to dinner at Planet Restaurant, the hotel’s superb fine dining venue, where you will be spoilt for choice from a diverse menu of classic and contemporary dishes, inspired by global trends. Professional sommeliers will assist you to choose the best vintage from the hotel’s vast cellars as the perfect accompaniment to your meal.