Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel
Cape Town's Belmond Mount Nelson is an urban sanctuary set in tranquil gardens on the lower slopes of Table Mountain in the heart of the historic city centre within close proximity to the V&A Waterfront, with easy, close access to Cape Town’s best beaches and other attractions.
The 144 luxurious rooms and 57 suites offer garden or mountain facing views and the excellent leisure facilities at the hotel include two heated swimming pools, two floodlit tennis courts, a gymnasium with personal trainers, a golf practice net, two gift shops and internet access throughout the hotel, with complimentary access for guests in the business centre. The extensive grounds, which provide an oasis of privacy and tranquillity for guests, also make the hotel a haven for young families. The luxurious new Librisa spa offers a host of luxurious treatments, with 10 treatment rooms, steam rooms, saunas and plunge pools.
The hotel offers two restaurants – the Cape Colony restaurant combines fine dining with live music each evening and the menu features contemporary Western and Asian fusion cuisine, while the wine list was recently awarded the Diners Club Award of Excellence. Overlooking the beautiful gardens and swimming pool, the Oasis restaurant offers the perfect venue for relaxed, health-focused alfresco dining. The hotel is also famous for its decadent Afternoon Tea served daily in the elegant lounge, while champagne and cocktails are sipped by night in the stylish Planet Bar which spills out onto a magnificent garden terrace, allowing guests to take full advantage of the beautiful African night sky.
Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel Fact File
November - February
11 hours 30 minutes to Cape Town or 11 hours to Johannesburg
British Airways fly direct from London Heathrow to Cape Town and Johannesburg. British Airways also offer an additional direct service from London Gatwick to Cape Town during the winter season (January to March). Virgin Atlantic and South African Airways
South African rand
+ 2 hours