Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel

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  • Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel
  • Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel
  • Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel
  • Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel
  • Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel
  • Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel
  • Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel
  • Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel
  • Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel
  • Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel
  • Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel

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, Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel offers the perfect combination of leafy tranquility and contemporary buzz.

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.

Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel is an iconic property that encapsulates the true spirit of Orient-Express. Its romantic heritage recalls the days of great ocean liners and high tea on the veranda, while its contemporary dining scene adds a lively buzz. Besides two swimming pools and tennis courts, there's a yoga studio with personalized classes, massage at handsome Librisi Spa, seven top-notch golf courses within 30 minutes.

Hotelrooms: 201


Room service

WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge

Packed lunches

Car hire

Shuttle service (free)

Airport shuttle (surcharge)

Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed)

24-hour front desk

Currency exchange

Tour desk

Luggage storage

Concierge service


Dry cleaning

Ironing service


Daily maid service

Meeting/banquet facilities

Business centre


Barber/beauty shop

Gift shop

Wake-up service

Outdoor pool



Tennis court


Fitness center

Spa and wellness center



Dining with the stars is guaranteed at Cape Town’s most stylish restaurant. Crystal balls grace the entrance and the décor includes a galaxy-themed carpet, planetary chandelier and twinkling ceilings. 

Matching the décor are Chef Rudi Liebenberg’s heavenly menus, journeys of gastronomic discovery featuring the freshest local ingredients.

Open: Monday–Saturday, 6:30–10:30pm.


Celebration Table with Veuve Clicquot

Take your seat at the private Cellar Table, specially decorated for two. The gentle glow of candlelight sets the scene for a romantic dinner, complete with a bottle of Veuve Clicquot Rosé and two dozen roses.

Priced at R2950. Reservations are essential.



Cool, chic, yet timelessly elegant, Planet Bar buzzes year round with well-heeled Capetonians sipping sundowner cocktails or pre-dinner champagne. 

The bar’s stylish celestial décor, quirky touches and comfy couches create a relaxing ambience. Whether you’re people watching from the terrace in the summer or curling up by the fire with a glass of red in the winter, this is the place to be. 

Planet Bar offers an extensive cocktail menu, a wide selection of champagnes and wines, and an assortment of light canapés.


Chef's Table

The Chef’s Table is a custom-designed, interactive culinary experience featuring Mount Nelson’s finest cuisine and wines.

You are seated at an oak table in an alcove of the hotel kitchen, complete with an oversized mirror affording a perfect view of the chefs at work. You are able to watch the chefs prepare specific dishes and to discuss the recipe and the inspiration behind them. 

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

Lunch: Every Friday from noon till 3pm, priced at R500 per person including wine pairings 
Maximum four guests per table.

Dinner: 6:30pm, priced at  R795 per person or R995 including wine pairings  
Caters for six to 10 people.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 500

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. A resort fee is included in the total price displayed.

76 Orange Street, Cape Town, 8001 South Africa

Tel: +27 21 483 1000


Mount Nelson Hotel is in the heart of Cape Town, walking distance from South African Jewish Museum and South African Museum and Planetarium. This 5-star hotel is within close proximity of Cape Town Medi Clinic and Parliament of South Africa.


Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or attraction, and may not reflect actual travel distance. 

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometre.

South African Jewish Museum - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi 
South African Museum and Planetarium - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi 
South African National Gallery - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi 
Company Gardens - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi 
Cape Town Medi Clinic - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi 
Parliament of South Africa - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi 
Houses of Parliament - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi 
Cape Town Museum - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi 
South Africa Library - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi 
St. George's Cathedral - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi 
Slave Lodge - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi 
Groote Kerk - 1 km / 0.6 mi 
District Six Museum - 1 km / 0.6 mi 
Bo Kaap Museum - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi 
Old Town House - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi 

The preferred airport for Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel is Cape Town (CPT-Cape Town Intl.) - 17.5 km / 10.9 mi.


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