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Mount Nelson Hotel

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

At the foot of Table Mountain is an inviting hotel, painted pink for peace in 1918. Within, the magic of a bygone era awaits. Delight in exquisitely restored interiors with quirky modern touches. Capture the light with a painting masterclass or unwind and indulge at the Librisa Spa. We guarantee an unforgettable stay.
 
Please be advised that Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel is currently closed. We are making preparations for our reopening and expect operations to resume this summer. Please continue to check our website or contact reservations.mnh@belmond.com for availability and details on our flexible booking policy. 
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Your Place, Our Afternoon Tea

Earthy pecan nut tart, mini eclairs with chocolate fondant, creamy coffee opera cake with an almond crunch… yearn no longer for our legendary afternoon tea.

Book a contact-free delivery to your door to savour our exquisite afternoon tea at home. Specially prepared by our chefs, Rudi Liebenberg and Craig Hibbert, each at-home kit includes a selection of sweet and savoury treats complemented by two aromatic loose leaf teas.

We’ll also make a meal donation to the Ekstreem Kwizeen Soup Kitchen for every afternoon tea ordered.

Priced at R340 per person, plus R45 delivery fee. To order contact us at restaurantreservations.mnh@belmond.com.

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Accommodation

Accommodation

Restored colonial grandeur with an irresistibly modern twist: after the buzz of Cape Town, our airy sanctuaries beckon.

Sip coffee from cosy seating. Admire vibrant native artwork. Settle among local weavings and comfy leather furniture. Unwind on sun-spotted balconies and breathe South Africa in.

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Rooms

Rooms

South Africa can be experienced in authentic style at Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel, Cape Town. Each unique room boasts a sense of understated style.

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Suites

Suites

Our exquisite suites offer the perfect base from which to explore the city. Each is individually designed, and can be found across the hotel’s seven wings.

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Garden Cottage Suites

Garden Cottage Suites

An idyllic romantic hideaway for honeymooners or couples, each Garden Cottage Suite sits behind a scented rose garden, enclosed by a picket fence. Interiors boast toile wallpaper, Venetian mirrors and oversized couches.

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    Within Our Walls

    From our famous pink walls to the butterflies fluttering through our enchanting gardens, every detail will take your breath away.

    The History

    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

    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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