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Let's Mount Nelson Together

An oasis of calm within Cape Town’s beating heart

Uncover the soul of South Africa at this vibrant hideaway with a star-studded history

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At Mount Nelson the cooler months are unseasonably inviting with strolls in gardens adorned with winter foliage, cozy cocktails by the fire and menus to warm the heart.

From June to the end of August our newly released winter menus are brimming with much-loved classics and new creations from Executive Chef, Rudi Liebenberg.

It may be getting colder in Cape Town but you’ll always find a warm welcome at The Nellie.

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A Cape Town Legend

As you step through the grand entrance installed to welcome the Prince of Wales in 1925, history unfolds before you. Stroll gardens John Lennon once frequented to meditate. Hear how a young Winston Churchill deemed it a "most excellent establishment". Sit at Nelson Mandela's favourite table. To stay here is to be part of something special.

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The Spa

Sensory journeys inspired by nature

Librisa Spa

Librisa Spa

Balance for body and soul

Elegant Victorian buildings enclose a sauna, plunge pool and eight sumptuous treatment rooms. Relax and rebalance with natural botanical treatments from skin specialists Africology, Thalgo and Sothys—you’re in expert hands.

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