Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel


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.

Enjoying a superb location at the foot of Table Mountain, and just a short stroll from downtown, the resort offers the perfect combination of leafy tranquility and contemporary buzz.

Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel has long been regarded as one of the city’s top five star hotels. Whether dining on exotic Cape cuisine, soaking up the sun on any of the stunning beaches nearby or getting ready to stroll down fashionable Kloof Street, guests have the ideal central base from which to discover this exhilarating city.


THE ROOMS (Three Categories)


Step into a peaceful haven, just moments away from the vibrant city.

Deluxe Rooms combine understated charm with modern luxury.  Each features a spacious sitting area, perfect to unwind in.

deluxe_room10.jpgroom_deluxe_room12 .jpgDeluxe room_suite_bathroom.jpgCape Town views are sure to ignite your imagination.  Most rooms offer a balcony, while all enjoy a large en-suite bathroom with separate shower and bath.


  • King-sized or twin beds
  • Elegant marble bathrooms
  • Writing desk
  • Size: from 30 m2 / 322 ft2


  • Luxury toiletries
  • Widescreen LCD TV with DVD player
  • iPod dock
  • Wireless internet



From the elegant Junior to the magnificent Presidential, the luxury hotel suites offer an
indulgent sanctuary.


As some of the finest Cape Town accommodation, exquisitely furnished suites offer the perfect base from which to explore the vibrant city. Sumptuous king-sized beds and en-suite bathrooms with a separate shower and bath complete the experience.

Junior Suites
For guests requiring more spacious accommodation, Junior Suites offer a bedroom with an open-plan lounge area.  Some benefit from an inviting balcony, letting you savour the Cape Town vistas.

Accessible Suites
The hotel offers two purpose-built, fully accessible Junior Suites. The bathrooms have wider doors, a low sink, a bath with handrails and open cupboards for easy access. The shower, with a movable showerhead, has open access and a chair.  These rooms offer views over the picturesque fountain courtyard.

Deluxe Junior Suites 
Light and airy, open plan Deluxe Junior Suites include a spacious bedroom and inviting lounge area.  Large windows let the outside in, with charming views a standard.

Studio Suites 
Bright Studio Suites enjoy an open plan design, featuring a spacious bedroom and lounge area.  Each studio suite is appointed with a luxurious marble bathroom, while select suites also offer a kitchenette and wet bar.

One Bedroom Suites

These suites feature spacious bedrooms and a large separate lounge area, plus a private balcony with stunning views.  Some also benefit from a personal kitchenette and wet bar.

Deluxe One Bedroom Suites

Deluxe One Bedroom Suites offer grand living at its finest. Each boasts an entrance hall, separate bedroom, large living area, a dining room and a guest cloakroom.  Each is luxuriously appointed, with enviable Cape Town vistas.  Some of these suites have a balcony or terrace and a kitchenette, while all feature marble bathrooms with a walk-in dressing room.

Presidential Suite

The luxurious Presidential Suite encompasses a stylish marbled entrance hall, a private dining room, master bedroom with en-suite bathroom. A large lounge leads onto a balcony with stunning vistas of the surrounding area.  There is also a wet bar, complete with a microwave, stove, sink and kitchen utensils.

Leading interior designer Graham Viney has decorated the Suite in soft hues and luxurious silk fabrics.  It features 1930s light fittings with baccarat crystal and an original desk dating from when the hotel opened in 1899.


  • King-sized or twin beds
  • Marble bathrooms with separate bath and shower
  • Spacious living areas
  • Size: from 40 m2 / 431 ft2


  • Luxury toiletries
  • Widescreen LCD TV with DVD player
  • iPod dock
  • Wireless internet




Discover a personal sanctuary at Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel, an icon amongst Cape Town luxury hotels.  A row of restored historic cottages, adjacent to the secluded pool, make up the Garden Cottage Suites.

A luxurious home away from home, our cottages are some of the finest holiday accommodation South Africa has to offer.  Each sits behind a scented rose garden, enclosed by a picket fence, ensuring a haven of peace and privacy.


Interiors boast wonderful design touches, such as toile wallpaper, Venetian mirrors and oversized couches. Further features include four-poster beds, a working fireplace and glamorous marble bathrooms.

They are an idyllic romantic hideaway for honeymooners or couples.

Deluxe Garden Suites
These magnificently furnished suites each boast an inviting entrance hall, a large lounge with fireplace and a dining room.  Each benefits from either its own private terrace or a balcony with inspiring views of Table Mountain and Signal Hill.


  • King-sized bed
  • Spacious living and dining areas
  • Marble bathrooms with separate bath and shower
  • Size: from 48 m2 / 517 ft2


  • Luxury toiletries
  • Widescreen LCD TV with DVD player
  • iPod dock
  • Wireless internet



The glittering Planet Restaurant and Planet Bar are chic, contemporary spaces in which to enjoy out-of-this-world dishes and cocktails.
Matching the décor are Chef Rudi Liebenberg’s heavenly menus, journeys of gastronomic discovery featuring the freshest local ingredients.


Offering sun-splashed lunches and an extensive breakfast buffet, restaurants in Cape Town rarely capture the essence of indulgence quite like Oasis Bistro.


The perfect spot for a hearty breakfast, let award-winning Chef Rudi Liebenberg escort you on a gastronomic adventure. ‪

Fresh and vibrant, this sun-splashed terrace is the perfect place to sit and enjoy a refreshing cocktail in the summer.‬‬ ‪

In the bright dining room we welcome guests and visitors alike to sample our delicious breakfasts all year round.


Embark on a journey of culinary discovery with a unique dining experience in the hotel’s kitchen.  The Chef’s Table is a custom-designed, interactive culinary experience featuring Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel’s finest cuisine and wines.

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Take your seat in an alcove of the hotel kitchen, complete with an oversized mirror affording a perfect view of the chefs at work.  Watch the experts as they prepare specific dishes. Take the opportunity to discuss the recipes with them and talk about the inspiration behind each flavour combination.

Menus are designed on the day according to Executive Chef Rudi Liebenberg choice of fresh seasonal and local ingredients.




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

Fitness Centre
The fitness centre is equipped with the latest cardiovascular and weight training equipment. A trainer is available for fitness assessments and programmes.  Personal training facilities are available to hotel guests and the public.  Professional tennis, golf and swimming coaches can be arranged on request.

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 authentic Zulu beadwork to hand stitched embroidery, all items are locally sourced.

The Nellie & Nelson Activity Centre
A colourful hive of activity, this centre for children aged 3 to 12 offers a range of educational games and toys, big-screen TV, blackboard wall, Nintendo Wii, beanbags and child-friendly furniture. Organised activities, from group games to storytelling, take place throughout the day.

Teens’ Lounge
The lounge is the ideal place for young adults aged 12 to 18 to meet and have fun. Contemporary furniture, Xbox 360 games, a Nintendo Wii, a computer and big-screen TV provide a great entertainment space.

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