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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 or 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

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 explore 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.

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.

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.

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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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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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