Cape Town

Mount Nelson, A Belmond Hotel

‘Combination of tranquillity and luxury’

Situated in the heart of Cape Town, the Belmond Mount Nelson hotel offers the perfect combination of tranquillity and contemporary buzz. The hotel boasts 209 stylish and comfortable rooms and suites each with first class amenities and breath-taking views of Table Mountain and the Waterfront Harbour. There is a choice of restaurants and bars to enjoy and wide range of leisure activities including swimming pools and tennis courts. Families are welcome at the Belmond Mount Nelson hotel and they have an array of activities and entertainment for children of all ages including organised activities, latest games consoles and a big screen TV.

In Our Opinion

'The Picnic service is a great way to enjoy high quality food while exploring the grounds of the hotel.'


Head out into the beautiful surroundings with a picnic, made by the kitchen with only the freshest ingredients, sourced locally. Available on selected days.

Planet Bar

The cool, chic and elegant Planet Bar is the perfect meeting place for guests to enjoy a selection of cocktails, wines and Champagne curling up by the fire or looking out from the terrace. The bar is open on selected days from noon.

Afternoon Tea and Lounge

Offering a selection of sandwiches and cakes along with tea and coffee, afternoon tea at the Mount Nelson is served in the lounge, on the terrace and around the garden fountain; perfect for socialising and relaxing. Lunch and dinner is also available in the same space. The afternoon tea is served in two seatings.


  • Swimming pools
  • Tennis courts
  • Fitness centre
  • Yoga studio
  • Hair salon
  • Librisa Spa
  • Children's Club


  • Wi-Fi
  • Turndown service

Librisa Spa
The Librisa spa is one of Cape Town’s leading day spas and offers relaxation in tranquil surroundings. Visitors can enjoy a wide range of face and body treatments and massages, as well as relaxing in the Finnish sauna, steam bath and plunge pool.

The Mount Nelson hotel is very welcoming to families and offers an array of activities and entertainment for children of all ages and is in close proximity of all the family attractions including two oceans aquarium, bird watching, swimming with penguins and the cool running’s toboggan track.

• Two Oceans Aquarium
• Swimming with penguins
• World of Birds Wildlife Sanctuary an Monkey Park
• Cool Runnings Toboggan Track
• Art Jamming

The Nellie & Nelson Activity Centre
• Educational games and toys
• Big screen TV
• Blackboard wall
• Nintendo Wii
• Beanbags
• Organised activities including group games and storytelling

Teens Lounge
• Nintendo Wii
• Xbox 360
• Big screen TV
The Nellie & Nelson Activity Centre and The Teens Lounge are both open Monday to Friday 14:30-17:30, Saturday & Sunday 10:00-18:00 (closed 13:00-14:00 for lunch)


The Belmond Mount Nelson hotel is perfectly situated in the heart of Cape Town and only a 20 minute drive from Cape Town International Airport. Surrounded by an array of sites and attractions including Table Mountain, Victoria and Albert Waterfront and Museum Mile, this beautiful hotel is in the perfect location for tourists who like to explore.

• Located in the heart of Cape Town
• Victoria & Albert Waterfront (15 minute drive)
• Cape Town International Airport (20 minutes)

Nearby Attractions
• Cape Town Winelands
• Cape Point (1 hour drive)
• Table Mountain (10 minutes)
• Museum Mile – Home to South Africa’s best museums, art galleries and monuments