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Experience timeless indulgence in the shade of Table Mountain

Set in the vibrant heart of Cape Town, this luxury hotel and spa offers easy access to all that's happening in this dynamic city.

Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel has long been regarded as one of the city’s top five star hotels. It offers the perfect combination of leafy tranquility and contemporary buzz. Whether dining on exotic Cape cuisine, soaking up the sun on exploring the buzzing streets, your time here promises endless memories to cherish.

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At a glance

ACCOMMODATION 198 rooms and suites

DINING Restaurant, bar, chef's table, Oasis Bistro, afternoon tea, garden picnics, harvest table

FEATURES Librisa Spa, two pools, two tennis courts, children's centre, nine-acre garden, scheduled shuttle to the V&A Waterfront

ACTIVITIES Historic tours, winery and classic car excursions and yoga in our gardens

EVENTS Business centre and conference facilities

LOCATION 20km from Cape Town International Airport

A Visual Journey

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

The Children's Club

Family Friendly Features

The Children's Club

Our centre for children aged 4 to 12 offers a range of educational games and toys. Organised activities, from group games to storytelling, take place throughout the day.

Available to non-resident hotel guests at no extra charge when visiting Librisa Spa or any of our restaurants and bars.

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Accommodation & Activities

Family Friendly Features

Accommodation & Activities

Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel is an escape for the whole family. To help you relax with your little ones we offer in-room amenities including additional cots, laundry service, babysitting services, children's turn down amenities and other in-room children's amenities.

We can also arrange activities that will be popular with all ages. Stay within our walls and enjoy family-themed spa treatments on an interactive Chef's Table experience. Or head out to explode the nearby beaches or fascinating museums. Our concierge will be happy to help.

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Different. Better. Special.

Staying with us turns a trip to Cape Town into an unforgettably unique escape. Here are just some of the features that make us stand out from the crowd.

Swimming pools

There are two heated outdoor swimming pools, available exclusively for guests staying at the hotel.

The Oasis Pool, one of the largest heated pools in South Africa, is ideal for families. Poolside service available from October to April and a swimming coach can be arranged on request.

The Cottage Pool is located in a secluded spot and reserved for over-16s. Poolside service available from November to March.

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Hotel with Swimming Pool in Cape Town
Hotel with Swimming Pool in Cape Town

Swimming pools

There are two heated outdoor swimming pools, available exclusively for guests staying at the hotel.

The Oasis Pool, one of the largest heated pools in South Africa, is ideal for families. Poolside service available from October to April and a swimming coach can be arranged on request.

The Cottage Pool is located in a secluded spot and reserved for over-16s. Poolside service available from November to March.

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Hotel with gym in Cape Town

Fitness Centre

The fitness centre is equipped with the latest cardiovascular and weight training equipment. Personal training is available for both guests and visitors to conduct fitness assessments and make tailored programmes. You can also find balance with indoor and outdoor yoga and pilates.

Open from 7am–9pm

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Hotel with gym in Cape Town

Fitness Centre

The fitness centre is equipped with the latest cardiovascular and weight training equipment. Personal training is available for both guests and visitors to conduct fitness assessments and make tailored programmes. You can also find balance with indoor and outdoor yoga and pilates.

Open from 7am–9pm

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Tennis

There are two tennis courts, available exclusively for guests of Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel.

Resident pro tennis coach Barkie McKrea will teach you to improve your serve, volleys and all aspects of your game.

Barkie teaches all levels, from beginner to advanced players, solo or in groups. Equipment is available to hire from the hotel.

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VIVID Boutique

Whether you're looking for a memento of your travels or the perfect present, the VIVID Boutique has just what you're looking for.

Traditional artisan skills combine with contemporary design to present an eclectic collection. From exotic leather handbags and accessories to limited-edition beaded animal figurines, most items are locally sourced.

Visit our sister outlet at Librisa Spa for a full selection of quality resort wear including swimsuits, kaftans, linen shirts, hats and accessories.

Monday - Saturday: 9am - 6pm
Sundays & Public Holidays: Closed
* With the exception of Sunday, 05 May 2019 and Sunday, 12 May 2019 when we will be open 9am - 6pm.

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Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel
Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel

VIVID Boutique

Whether you're looking for a memento of your travels or the perfect present, the VIVID Boutique has just what you're looking for.

Traditional artisan skills combine with contemporary design to present an eclectic collection. From exotic leather handbags and accessories to limited-edition beaded animal figurines, most items are locally sourced.

Visit our sister outlet at Librisa Spa for a full selection of quality resort wear including swimsuits, kaftans, linen shirts, hats and accessories.

Monday - Saturday: 9am - 6pm
Sundays & Public Holidays: Closed
* With the exception of Sunday, 05 May 2019 and Sunday, 12 May 2019 when we will be open 9am - 6pm.

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Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel

Christoff Jewellery Boutique

Found beside the hotel reception, Christoff offers a finely curated selection of handmade and imported jewellery. Our collection includes 18ct gold, platinum, diamonds, coloured stones and locally produced pieces using beads, leather and silver. You can also browse a selection of Ardmore ceramics and bronze animal sculptures.

Our local artisans also offer an in-house jewellery remodelling service.

Open daily 9am – 8pm
Call: +27 21 483 1765
Email: anne@christoff.co.za

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Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel

Christoff Jewellery Boutique

Found beside the hotel reception, Christoff offers a finely curated selection of handmade and imported jewellery. Our collection includes 18ct gold, platinum, diamonds, coloured stones and locally produced pieces using beads, leather and silver. You can also browse a selection of Ardmore ceramics and bronze animal sculptures.

Our local artisans also offer an in-house jewellery remodelling service.

Open daily 9am – 8pm
Call: +27 21 483 1765
Email: anne@christoff.co.za

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Hair Salon

Natalie Hill Hair Design offers a wide range of services, from cutting and colouring to conditioning and styling.

Tuesdays to Fridays, 8:30am to 6:30pm. Saturdays 8:30am to 5:30pm. Sundays, Mondays and Public Holidays available on request.

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Hair Salon at Belmond Mount Nelson
Hair Salon at Belmond Mount Nelson

Hair Salon

Natalie Hill Hair Design offers a wide range of services, from cutting and colouring to conditioning and styling.

Tuesdays to Fridays, 8:30am to 6:30pm. Saturdays 8:30am to 5:30pm. Sundays, Mondays and Public Holidays available on request.

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