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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.

At a glance

ACCOMMODATION 198 rooms and suites

DINING Restaurant, bar, chef's table, Oasis Bistro and afternoon tea

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

ACTIVITIES Historic tours, painting classes, winery excursions and yoga on Table Mountain

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.

Water Conservation

Water Conservation

Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel is dedicated to encouraging responsible tourism through the conservation of natural resources and has long had various environmental initiatives in place, including those relating to water conservation.

We closely follow the latest advice from The Official Tourism, Trade & Investment Promotion Agency for Cape Town and the Western Cape.

Find out more about Belmond’s sustainability initiatives at Belmond Mount Nelson

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The Children's Club

Families & Pets

The Children's Club

Our centre for children aged 3 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

Families & Pets

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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Guide Dogs

Families & Pets

Guide Dogs

Certified guide dogs are allowed at Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel, unfortunately pets are not allowed.

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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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Signature Boutique

Whether you're looking for a memento of your travels or the perfect present, the Signature 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.

Monday–Saturday: 9am–6pm
Sundays and public holidays: Closed

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Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel
Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel

Signature Boutique

Whether you're looking for a memento of your travels or the perfect present, the Signature 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.

Monday–Saturday: 9am–6pm
Sundays and public holidays: Closed

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Hair Salon at Belmond Mount Nelson

Hair Salon

Marios Company offers a wide range of services, from cutting and colouring to conditioning and styling.

Monday–Saturday: 9am–4pm

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Hair Salon at Belmond Mount Nelson

Hair Salon

Marios Company offers a wide range of services, from cutting and colouring to conditioning and styling.

Monday–Saturday: 9am–4pm

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