Hotel Mount Nelson 5 Stars

  Orange Street, 76 - 8001 - Cape Town, South Africa View Map

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This is arguably the best hotel in Capetown with a history and tradition that cannot be equalled by any other hotel in Capetown. Its position in its own landscaped gardens guarantees tranquility in a bustling town and its reputation as one of the best hotels in Africa is thoroughly deserved. 16APR12-30SEP12: ROOMS ARE UNDER RENOVATION FLOOR BY FLOOR WITH SOME DISTURBANCE POSSIBLE. 20APR12-30SEP12: HOTEL RESTAURANT IS CLOSED.
The Mount Nelson which has often been called 'the best hotel in Africa' is situated close to the city centre in its own private and tranquil grounds away from the traffic or rush found in the centre of Capetown with views over the surrounding mountain areas.

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Hotel Details


In keeping with the rest of the hotel the lobby is traditional colonial in decor with a separate reception and concierge area both in dark wood. The walls are sand colour typical of traditional South African hotels. It also incorporates a large lounge area adorned with an abundance of antique furniture hanging glass chandeliers, local flora & fireplace.


The hotel boasts extensive grounds and the long palm tree laden driveway towards the hotel is testament to this. It is a pink coloured historical building dating back to 1899.


All the rooms are large and all are in very good condition as are the bathrooms, traditional in style with dark wood furnishings.


Situated on the ground floor & decorated with palm trees & dark columns, the restaurant is famed throughout Capetown as one of the best restaurants in the town and also in the whole country.

Hotel facilities

  •  Car Parking
  •  Non smoking rooms
  •  Air conditioning
  •  Fitness Center
  •  Lifts 4
  •  Disabled Facilities
  •  Boutique
  •  Tennis Court
  •  Restaurant
  •  Check-in at From 14:00
  •  Laundry Service
  •  Beauty Center
  •  Shuttle bus to/city center
  •  Minibus parking area
  •  Lightboard available
  •  Projector available
  •  Meeting room
  •  Baby sitting
  •  Shops
  •  Outdoor Swimmingpool
  •  Voltage 220
  •  Single rooms 16
  •  Twin rooms 132
  •  Double rooms 20

The Hotel Mount Nelson is perfect for who wants to travel by car. The accommodation is with air conditioning. The hotel is ideal for sports lovers. The Hotel Mount Nelson offers disabled facilities. The hotel is perfect for shopping lovers. The hotel is perfect for those who enjoy playing tennis. Guests can use the hotel's restaurant. The Hotel Mount Nelson offers a laundry service. The Hotel Mount Nelson offers wellness features. There is a mini-bus service to the city centre. Guests have access to an overhead projector to better support meetings, etc.. There is a projector available for the use in meetings. The hotel offers business facilities. The hotel is ideal for families with small children. The accommodation is suitable for those who love shopping. The hotel is suitable for sportsmen.

The hotel provides either its own car park or a nearby one with a special agreement; being not included in the room price, for a paid parking the payment have to be carried out directly on the spot.

Rooms facilities

  •  Television
  •  Direct Dial Telephone
  •  Mini Bar
  •  Hairdryer
  •  Alarm Clock
  •  Radio
  •  Movies

The Hotel Mount Nelson offers the use of a TV in the rooms. Accommodation has direct dial telephone in all rooms. The Hotel Mount Nelson offers a minibar service. The Hotel Mount Nelson rooms offers the use of an hairdryer. The hotel offers a wake up service for guests. The accommodation offers a radio service for its guests. The Hotel Mount Nelson offers a movie service.

 Public transport

  • Airport: CPT
  • Time to the Airport: 30 MIN
  • Railway Station: CAPE TOWN
  • Distance from the city center: 1 KM
  • Distance from the airport: 25 KM
  • Distance from Railway Station: 5 KM

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