Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel - Cape Town

ex. Mount Nelson Hotel by Orient-Express

76 Orange Street, Po Box 2608, Cape Town, South Africa, 8001  show map
 5 stars
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Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel - Cape Town

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Tennis court

Jogging track

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Reflex massage

Steam bath

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Continental breakfast

Editorial review:

This classic hotel is located near Cape Town's Table Mountain and serves great tea and cucumber sandwiches. It's a great respite from the busy life of the city. It has a great mix of luxury and history, and the rooms have a nice décor and the amenities are top-notch. The staff is extremely dedicated to making guests happy.

Overview

Belmond Mount Nelson is a 5-star hotel offering a luxurious accommodation not far from V&A Waterfront, Clifton Beach and Table Mountain National Park. Residing in a 4-story building, the hotel was opened in 1899 and renovated in 2012.

Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel is also located near Long Street and The Company's Garden. This tranquil venue is 2 km away from the center of Cape Town.

Set close to a harbour and palm trees, this hotel offers access to a scenic beach with outdoor chaise lounges and umbrellas.

The property enjoys major location within a 20-minute drive to Cape Town International airport.

Rooms

Offering a view over the garden, 198 rooms feature unique décor, Wi-Fi, individual climate control, an iron with ironing board, a mini-refrigerator and a private balcony along with en suite bathrooms. Some rooms come with a panoramic view of Table Mountain. Room facilities include a microwave, coffee/tea makers and utensils as well as hypo-allergenic pillows, a pillow-top mattress and down pillows.

Eat & Drink

Guests will enjoy fine meals in the al fresco restaurant serving vegetarian cuisine. Contemporary Planet bar is available on site. Nelson's Eye and Nonna Lina ristorante pizzeria are situated in a lively area, about 150 meters from the venue.

Services

The hotel offers a baggage storage, currency exchange and a souvenir shop along with a meeting room, a business center and printers for both business and leisure guests.

Relax

Offering a health club, a steam room and a treatment room as well as holistic therapy, steam baths and reflex massage, the hotel ensures a pleasant stay. Active travelers will appreciate a gym, fitness classes and a jogging track available on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

The hotel staff speaks English, German, French, Italian, Portuguese, Afrikaans.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   198.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid on-site parking
  • Handicap parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Children are welcome
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Souvenir shop
  • Currency exchange
  • Fireplace
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Exterior corridors
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Jogging track

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Welcome drink
  • Doctor on call
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Bank service
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant with air conditioning
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Picnic area/Tables

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/Child services
  • Children's play area
  • Children's pool
  • Game room
  • DVDs/Videos for children
  • Kids club

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Casino
  • Health club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Steam bath
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • Garden view
  • Mountain view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Connecting rooms
  • Living room
  • Dining room
  • Separate sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Rollaway beds
  • Chaise lounges
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Separate tub and shower
  • Steam shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Bathroom telephone

Kitchen facilities

  • Refrigerator

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow top mattress

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • DVD player
  • Hi-Fi
  • Direct dial telephone
  • International calls
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

76 Orange Street, Po Box 2608, Cape Town, South Africa, 8001

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City Center
  • Cape Town
    4600 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Cape Town
    1.0 mi
  • Woodstock
    2.0 mi
Restaurants
  • Nelson's Eye
    500 ft
  • Afternoon Tea at Mount Nelson Hotel
    600 ft
Beaches
  • St. James Beach
    5100 ft
  • Bloubergstrand Beach
    1.0 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    198

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Rooms and availability

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Studio Suite
Bed type: Double bed
Size: 650 sq. feet
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    One-Bedroom Suite
    Bed type: King-size bed or Twin beds or Double bed
    Size: 875 sq. feet
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    • Private bathroom
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    Standard 1 Bedroom Suite

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      Junior Suite
      Bed type: Double bed or 1 Single bed or King-size bed or Twin beds
      Size: 520 sq. feet
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        Superior Room
        Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds or King-size bed or Twin beds
        Size: 325 sq. feet
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          Deluxe Double Room
          Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds or Double bed or Twin beds
          Size: 540 sq. feet
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          TWIN DELUXE

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            Deluxe Studio Suite
            Bed type: Double bed or King-size bed or Twin beds
            Size: 800 sq. feet
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            Deluxe Studio Suite

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              Deluxe One-Bedroom Suite
              Bed type: Double bed or King-size bed or Twin beds
              Size: 1230 sq. feet
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              Deluxe 1 Bedroom Suite

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                Deluxe Junior Suite
                Bed type: Double bed or King-size bed or Twin beds
                Size: 585 sq. feet
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                Deluxe Junior Suite - Breakfast included

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                  Casita Suite
                  Bed type: King-size bed or Twin beds
                  Size: 550 sq. feet
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                    Bed type: Double bed
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                    Luxury Suite

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                      Luxury Junior Suite
                      Bed type: Double bed
                      Size: 485 sq. feet
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                        How to reach hotel

                        hotel Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel - Cape Town Cape Town location
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                        Hotel Address:

                        76 Orange Street, Po Box 2608, Cape Town, South Africa, 8001

                        Get directions
                        City Center
                        • Cape Town
                          4600 ft
                        Airports
                        Train Stations
                        • Cape Town
                          1.0 mi
                        • Woodstock
                          2.0 mi
                        Restaurants
                        • Nelson's Eye
                          500 ft
                        • Afternoon Tea at Mount Nelson Hotel
                          600 ft
                        Beaches
                        • St. James Beach
                          5100 ft
                        • Bloubergstrand Beach
                          1.0 mi
                        Hotel information
                        • Check-in:
                          from  3 pm
                        • Check-out:
                          until  11 am
                        • Year renovated:
                          2012
                        • Number of floors:
                          4
                        • Number of rooms:
                          198

                        Hotel Awards

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                        What's nearby

                        Tourist attractions

                        • Grand Parade - 2300 ft
                        • Cape Town Parliament - 2300 ft

                        Popular areas

                        • City Center - 4300 ft

                        Places of interest

                        • De Waal Park - 1700 ft
                        • South African National Gallery - 1700 ft
                        • Gardens Shopping Centre - 2000 ft
                        • MyCiTi Station Gardens - 2300 ft
                        • Malay Quarter - 3300 ft
                        • MyCiTi Station Adderley Street - 1.0 mi

                        Convention centers

                        • Long Street - 1700 ft

                        Monuments and Landmarks

                        • Parliament - 2300 ft
                        • Greenmarket Square - 4000 ft

                        Museums

                        • South African Museum And Planetarium - 1400 ft
                        • The South African Museum and planetarium - 1400 ft
                        • South African Jewish Museum - 1400 ft
                        • The Company's Garden - 2300 ft
                        • Boo-Kaap Museum - 3300 ft
                        • Bo-Kaap Museum - 3700 ft
                        • District Six Museum - 3700 ft
                        • Iziko - Slave Lodge Museum - 4300 ft
                        • Castle of Good Hope - 1.0 mi

                        Parks

                        • Company's Gardens - 2300 ft
                        • The Company Gardens - 2700 ft

                        Theaters

                        • Labia Theatre - 400 ft
                        • Fugard Theatre - 4000 ft

                        Golf courses and Country clubs

                        • Grand Parade Square - 2300 ft

                        Public parking

                        • Mediclinic Cape Town - 1400 ft
                        • Christiaan Barnard Hospital - 4000 ft

                        Local attractions

                        • Gold of Africa Museum - 5000 ft
                          96 Strand Street, Cape Town Central
                        • Lion's Head - 5300 ft
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                        • Bo-kaap - 1.0 mi
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                        • St. James Beach - 5100 ft
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                        • Bloubergstrand Beach - 1.0 mi
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                        Near the hotel

                        • Iziko South African National Gallery - 1900 ft
                          Government Ave., Cape Town Central
                        • District Six Museum - 3700 ft
                          25A Buitenkant Street, Cape Town Central
                        • Iziko Bo Kaap Museum - 3900 ft
                          71 Wale St., Cape Town Central
                        • St. George's Cathedral - 3300 ft
                          5 Wale Street, Cape Town Central
                        • Groote Kerk - 3600 ft
                          43 Adderley St., Cape Town Central

                        Restaurants nearby

                        • Nelson's Eye - 500 ft

                          Address: 9 Hof Street
                          Phone: +27-(0)21 4232601

                          72% likes this, based on 243 reviews
                          Price Range: USD 33 - USD 41

                        • Planet Restaurant - 900 ft

                          Address: 76 Orange Street
                          Phone: +27214831000

                          82% likes this, based on 301 reviews
                          Cuisine: Contemporary, British
                          Price Range: USD 40 - USD 50

                        • Mitico - 800 ft

                          Address: 71 Kloof Street
                          Phone: 0214222260

                          63% likes this, based on 84 reviews
                          Cuisine: Italian

                        • Afternoon Tea at Mount Nelson Hotel - 600 ft

                          Address: 76 Orange Street
                          Phone: 27-21 483-1000

                          79% likes this, based on 181 reviews

                        • Arnold's Restaurant - 900 ft

                          Address: 60 Kloof Street
                          Phone: +27 21 4244344

                          77% likes this, based on 205 reviews
                          Cuisine: Continental, African
                          Price Range: USD 7 - USD 14

                        Hotel information
                        • Check-in:
                          from  3 pm
                        • Check-out:
                          until  11 am
                        • Year renovated:
                          2012
                        • Number of floors:
                          4
                        • Number of rooms:
                          198

                        Hotel Awards

                        South AfricanHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedCape TownBelmond Mount Nelson Hotel

                        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                        Best Family Hotels in South Africa

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                        Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel Reviews

                        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel

                        Average guest rating

                        8.4out of 10
                        Superb
                        Based on 34 reviews

                        Rating by category:

                        Rooms
                        9.5
                        Value
                        7.5
                        Service
                        9.6
                        Location
                        9.0

                        Guest reviews

                        • Older travelers
                          10.0

                          We have stayed before and it never fails to impress. This time we were upgraded to a suite, which was spacious and luxurious. The staff are always friendly and helpful without being familiar, and you feel you can always ask for something without putting anyone out! The food in the Planet Restaurant was delicious, added to which the price was incredibly affordable. We love the fact that nearly every member of staff addressed us by name - a credit to those who train them and employ them. We will be back.

                          Not a complaint, just an observation. It would be pleasing to have a hospitality tray in teh room, for that early morning cuppa!

                        • Group of friends
                          6.2

                          No or poor Wifi connexion, which is anormal for kind of hotel when business trip. The fitness club is not well equiped

                        • Single
                          10.0

                          The colonial old world style. Clean and sumptuous Location Ease

                        How to reach hotel

                        hotel Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel - Cape Town Cape Town location
                        Show big map »

                        Hotel Address:

                        76 Orange Street, Po Box 2608, Cape Town, South Africa, 8001

                        Get directions
                        City Center
                        • Cape Town
                          4600 ft
                        Airports
                        Train Stations
                        • Cape Town
                          1.0 mi
                        • Woodstock
                          2.0 mi
                        Restaurants
                        • Nelson's Eye
                          500 ft
                        • Afternoon Tea at Mount Nelson Hotel
                          600 ft
                        Beaches
                        • St. James Beach
                          5100 ft
                        • Bloubergstrand Beach
                          1.0 mi
                        Hotel information
                        • Check-in:
                          from  3 pm
                        • Check-out:
                          until  11 am
                        • Year renovated:
                          2012
                        • Number of floors:
                          4
                        • Number of rooms:
                          198

                        Hotel Awards

                        South AfricanHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedCape TownBelmond Mount Nelson Hotel

                        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                        Best Family Hotels in South Africa

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