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

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Outdoor dining area

Poolside snack bar

A la carte restaurant

Welcome drink

Dining room

Snack bar

Picnic area/ Tables

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Heated swimming pool

Private swimming pool

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

The 5-star Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel is conveniently set minutes away from the scenic beaches. Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel has been welcoming guests to its luxurious rooms since 1899.

Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel is 20 minutes' walk from the center of Cape Town. Such Cape Town sights as South African National Gallery, Parliament and Long Street are all within reach.

Guests will find a market and shops within minutes of the hotel.

Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel lies within 20 minutes’ drive to Cape Town International airport.

Rooms

The elegant hotel provides guests with 198 rooms including junior king suite, rose cottage suite and deluxe studio suite that offer a storage space, satellite television, a closet, a kitchenette and a lounge area. The guestrooms afford a panoramic view of the garden. They are outfitted with Colonial decor.

Eat & Drink

A fine selection of vegetarian dishes is served at the al fresco restaurant. The hotel invites guests to the Contemporary Planet bar to relax with a drink. Offering various dining options, Nelson's Eye and Mitico are about 5-minute walk away.

Services

Cars are available for rent on site.

Relax

Guests are pampered with an outdoor swimming pool, a sundeck and a courtyard as well as the on-site a health club, a spa lounge and a steam room. The property offers a gym, fitness classes and a jogging track to keep shape.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public 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

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Hairdresser
  • Beauty salon
  • Exterior corridors
  • Fireplace
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Jogging track

Services

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

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Snack bar
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Picnic area/ Tables

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Secretarial service
  • Projector
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

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

Leisure facilities

  • Private swimming pool
  • Heated swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Casino
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • Garden view
  • Mountain view

Room facilities

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

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Separate tub and shower
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Electric kettle

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow top mattress

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Hi-Fi
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • DVD player
  • International calls
  • Direct dial telephone
  • 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. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

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
Underground stations
  • Metropolitan Golf Club
    2.1 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

Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel photos Facilities Garden View
Classic Suite
Garden view
  • Room size:

    875 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds or 1 King-size bed, Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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Room Description:

Suite|Standard 1 Bedroom Suite - Breakfast included

Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel photos Room Hotel information
Junior Suite
Mountain view
  • Room size:

    485 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Wake up service
  • DVD player
  • Radio
Room Description:

Junior Suite|JUNIOR SUITE STANDARD

Junior King Suite
Garden view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

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Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel photos Room Hotel information
Superior Room
Garden view
  • Room size:

    325 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed, 2 Single beds or 1 King-size bed, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Wake up service
  • DVD player
  • Radio
Room Description:

Superior|Superior Room - Breakfast included

Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel photos Room Hotel information
Deluxe Room
Mountain view
  • Room size:

    540 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 2 Single beds or 1 King-size bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
  • DVD player
  • Radio
Room Description:

Deluxe|TWIN DELUXE

Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel photos Room
Deluxe Studio Suite
Mountain view
  • Room size:

    800 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 King-size bed, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Coffee machine
    • Bathtub
    • Balcony
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
  • DVD player
  • Radio
Room Description:

Suite|Deluxe Studio Suite

Deluxe Suite
  • Room size:

    1230 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds or 1 King-size bed, Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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Room Description:

Suite|Deluxe 1 Bedroom Suite - Breakfast included

Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel photos Room Hotel information
Deluxe Junior Suite
Mountain view
  • Room size:

    585 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 King-size bed, 1 Double bed, Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Coffee machine
    • Bathtub
    • Balcony
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
  • DVD player
  • Radio
Room Description:

Junior Suite|Deluxe Junior Suite - Breakfast included

Rose Cottage Suite
Garden view
  • Room size:

    550 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 King-size bed

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Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Grand Parade2300 ft
  • Grand Parade Square2300 ft
  • Cape Town Parliament2300 ft

Popular areas

  • Long Street1700 ft
  • City Center4300 ft

Places of interest

  • De Waal Park1700 ft
  • South African National Gallery1700 ft
  • Gardens Shopping Centre2000 ft
  • MyCiTi Station Gardens2300 ft
  • Malay Quarter3300 ft
  • MyCiTi Station Adderley Street1.0 mi

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Parliament2300 ft
  • Greenmarket Square4000 ft

Museums

  • South African Museum And Planetarium1400 ft
  • The South African Museum and planetarium1400 ft
  • South African Jewish Museum1400 ft
  • Boo-Kaap Museum3300 ft
  • Bo-Kaap Museum3700 ft
  • District Six Museum3700 ft
  • Iziko - Slave Lodge Museum4300 ft
  • Castle of Good Hope1.0 mi

Parks

  • Company's Gardens2300 ft
  • The Company's Garden2300 ft
  • The Company Gardens2700 ft

Theaters

  • Labia Theatre400 ft
  • Fugard Theatre4000 ft

Public parking

  • Mediclinic Cape Town1400 ft
  • Christiaan Barnard Hospital4000 ft

Local attractions

  • Gold of Africa Museum5000 ft
    96 Strand Street, Cape Town Central
  • Lion's Head5300 ft
    Cape Town CentralSouth Africa
  • Bo-kaap1.0 mi
    Cape Town CentralSouth Africa
  • St. James Beach5100 ft
    Cape Town CentralSouth Africa
  • Bloubergstrand Beach1.0 mi
    Cape Town CentralSouth Africa

Near the hotel

  • Iziko South African National Gallery1900 ft
    Government Ave., Cape Town Central
  • District Six Museum3700 ft
    25A Buitenkant Street, Cape Town Central
  • Iziko Bo Kaap Museum3900 ft
    71 Wale St., Cape Town Central
  • St. George's Cathedral3300 ft
    5 Wale Street, Cape Town Central
  • Groote Kerk3600 ft
    43 Adderley St., Cape Town Central

Restaurants nearby

  • Nelson's Eye500 ft

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

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

  • Planet Restaurant900 ft

    Address: 76 Orange Street
    Phone: +27214831000

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

  • Mitico800 ft

    Address: 71 Kloof Street
    Phone: 0214222260

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

  • Afternoon Tea at Mount Nelson Hotel600 ft

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

    79% likes this, based on 181 reviews

  • Arnold's Restaurant900 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

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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
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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
Underground stations
  • Metropolitan Golf Club
    2.1 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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