Mount Nelson Hotel

Mount Nelson Hotel, Cape Town opened in 1899,so its safe to say its the grand old hotel of Cape Town,built in the Victorian style.

Its set just outside of the City Center of Cape Town,Its located at the foot of the Table Mountain with easy access to all the main activities around Cape Town

Mount Nelson Hotel, Cape Town

Cape Town Location:   Below Table Mountain, Cape Town

Best time to visit:  Cape Town has a Mediterranean climate with advantages all year

Approximate per night rate :   About $525 per night, lower in low  season

Cape Town Hotel/Area activities:

Wine Tasting,Culinary,Walks,Small Towns,Beach,Scenic,Golf,Spa,Cultural

 A visit to  Cape Town is incomplete without afternoon Tea at the Mount Nelson Hotel.Its the traditional tea with grandeur, and of course lots of good tasty treats.

The Mount Nelson Tea has been specially blended from six different teas: Darjeeling, Kenya, Assam, Keemun, Yunnan, Ceylon, and the rose petals from the Mount Nelson garden. Dress: smart casual

Mount Nelson Hotel, Cape Town


Chef’s Table
A novel experience at the Mount Nelson is The Chef’s Table which is a specially-designed, interactive culinary experience.

Sated at an oak table in an alcove of the hotel kitchen,which has an oversized mirror affording a perfect view of the chefs at work, you are able to observe the chefs at work, and are also able to discuss the recipes with them.

Rooms & Suites

The Mount Nelson hotel has  209 rooms and suites.

For that special that occasion,try the splendid Presidential Suite,which has a marble entrance hall and private balcony.

For couples and honeymooners,the Garden Cottage Suites is best suited.This has been converted from a row of historic homes,and provide the perfect hideaway.You are guaranteed great views of Table Mountain, to the Gardens of the nearby city center.

All the rooms and suites at the Mount Nelson Hotel are  individually furnished, and come in a variety different shapes and sizes.

Each room has the following

High-speed internet access
Television with satellite channels
DVD player
100% cotton linen
Goose-down duvets
Non-allergenic foam pillows
Individually controlled air-conditioning units
Writing desk
In-room digital safe

Some selected rooms have tea and coffee making facilities.

A complimentary transfer is available within a 10 km radius of the hotel between 9 am and 9 pm daily.

Junior Suite Above

For guests requiring larger accommodations with more space, the  Junior Suites offer a bedroom with

  • a larger open-plan or separate lounge area.
  • The  Junior Suites offer  views of either Table Mountain,the hotel gardens or the  landscaped courtyard.
  • All  of the Junior Suites have an en-suite bathroom with a separate shower and bath.

Mount Nelson Hotel, Cape Town

Disabled Accessible Suites

The Mount Nelson Hotel hotel offers two specific purpose-built fully accessible Junior Suites.

The bathrooms have much wider doors, with  a low sink,and special bath with handrails and open cupboard.

The shower has a movable shower head,it has open access and a chair.

Deluxe Junior Suite

Light and airy, the Deluxe Junior Suites comprise a large  bedroom and a smaller compact separate lounge.

All of them have a en-suite bathroom with a separate shower and bath,and offer a variety of Table Mountain, garden or courtyard views.

Superior One Bedroom Suite

These suites have spacious open-plan lounges with dining areas,there own private balconies,complete with luxurious marble bathrooms with walk-in dressing rooms.

Some, not all of the  suites,have a kitchenette/wet bar with small microwave,hotplate, sink and general kitchen utensils.

Deluxe Suites

The Deluxe Suites offer:

  • a separate bedroom,
  • living and dining area,
  • a private courtyard
  • a balcony.
  • luxurious marble bathrooms with walk-in dressing rooms,
  • and some of them have a kitchenette/wet bar.

Garden Cottage Suites

A row of eight restored, historic cottages,close to the secluded pool, make up the Garden Cottage Suites.

Each cottage sits behind a scented rose garden,enclosed by a picket fence,your own private piece of peace and quite.

They are decorated with

  •  toile wallpaper,
  • Venetian mirrors
  • oversized couches,
  • four-poster beds
  • marble bathrooms.
  • separate living and dining areas,
  • wet bars, mini-libraries and enclosed patios.

Presidential Suite

The luxurious Presidential Suite consists of

  • a stylish marbled entrance hall,
  • a private dining room,
  • master bedroom with en-suite bathroom
  • a large lounge leading onto a balcony with magnificant views of Table Mountain.
  • There is also a wet bar, with a microwave, stove, sink and kitchen utensils.

The Presidential Suite features 1930s light fittings,with baccarat crystal drops and an original Louis-style desk dating from when the hotel first opened in 1899.

Mount Nelson Hotel, Cape Town