Located on the edge of downtown Cape Town, and close to Table Mountain, Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel puts guests at the heart of the action.

Vibrant and cosmopolitan, Cape Town is blessed with a richly diverse array of attractions and cultural activities. 

A short stroll away are the vibrant areas of Kloof and Long Streets, renowned for their bustling markets, restaurants and bars. Also close by is the Museum Mile, a pedestrian avenue home to South Africa’s best museums, art galleries and monuments. 

The V&A Waterfront is just 15 minutes away by car. It can be reached via a complimentary shuttle service, available at scheduled times from the hotel reception.

Getting Here

Cape Town International is located approximately 20 minutes from Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel and the city's downtown area. Taxis are readily available at both ends of the journey.

Airport and station transfers

VehicleMaximum number of passengersOne wayRound trip
Mercedes E Class3R600R1,100
Mercedes S Class3R750R1,400

Travel within Cape Town

Car rental
This can be arranged prior to arrival or at the Concierge Desk when you check in. 

Train travel  
Cape Town railway station is 3km from the hotel. Transfers are available to the station for the Blue Train and Rovos Rail connections.


Take a closer look at the hotel and its beautiful surroundings.

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