Nestling at the foot of Table Mountain and set in nine acres of lush gardens, the Mount Nelson Hotel is one of Cape Town's most elegant hotels offering unparalleled tradition, history and luxury.

This is the 'Grand Old Lady" of accommodation in Cape Town and has accommodated royalty and VIPís from around the world.

For families traveling with kids, the Mount Nelson has a fantastic children's program and ensures your kids have a great holiday as well.
The hotel is situated at the top of the city gardens and is within walking distance of the city bowl. The airport is 30 minutes drive away and the cable car is 12 minutes. You can be in the waterfront within 5 minutes and on the beach in 15 minutes.

The Mount Nelson Hotel boasts six individual wings, separated from the Main Hotel, each with its own unique character, private gardens and facilities. The rooms are categorized as Superior Rooms, Luxury Rooms, Junior Suite, Executive Suites, Deluxe Suites, Luxury Suites.

All rooms have an en-suite bathroom which vary in size depending on the location of the room; equipped with shower, bath, basin and lavatory. The rooms have a choice of twin or king sized beds.
The suites in the garden are delightful and allow you peace and tranquility that only the Mount Nelson could offer.

Dining & Entertainment
Fine dining has long been a tradition at the Mount Nelson Hotel. Here you have a choice of dining experiences. The Cape Colony is renowned for its cuisine, prepared with an abundance of fresh local produce and tantalizing spices to surprise and delight the palate.

Mediterranean-style al fresco dining is offered in the Oasis Restaurant, and famous Afternoon Teas are served daily in the Lounge.

The stylish new Planet bar provides the perfect setting for sipping champagne and cocktails under the African night sky.

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Courses Nearby

  • Milnerton Golf Course
  • Rondebosch Golf Course
  • Mowbray Golf Course
  • Westlake Golf Course
  • Steenberg Golf Course

Sights and Activities

  • Table Mountain
  • Robben Island
  • Greenmarket Square
  • Company Gardens
  • Castle
  • City Centre
  • Clifton beaches


  • Tennis on two all weather hard tennis courts
  • Two heated pools
  • Golf practice net on site
  • Hi-Tech Gymnasium with personal trainers
  • Body Care Center and Hair Salon