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The Grand Old Dame of Cape Town is looking beautiful. This wonderful 5 star hotel with a charming colonial past mixed with upmarket contemporary feel. 

The Mount Nelson ooozes class sophistication, is steeped in history BUT she is far from stayed. 

Located at the foot of the Table Mountain, Mount Nelson Hotel dates back to the turn of the last century. A luxurious urban sanctuary set in beautiful gardens on the lower slopes of  Table Mountain. Beautiful gardens surround the property and its away from the noise of the city centre. Enjoying a superb location just a short stroll from downtown, Mount Nelson Hotel offers the perfect combination of leafy tranquility and contemporary buzz.

With her romantic heritage, unique sense of style, and a commitment to unparalleled service excellence, choosing to stay at the Mount Nelson is in our opinion an excellent choice.

Whether travelling for business or leisure in Cape Town, a family holiday, a honeymoon or a solo adventure, the Mount Nelson Hotel is an elegant oasis in a world where privacy is the new luxury and pleasure is all about peace and serenity.

Contact us for bookings
Tel: +27 (0) 21 794 1619
email: info@mycapetownstay.com

Mount Nelson Hotel

Fine dining has long been a tradition at Mount Nelson Hotel. With our wide choice of venues, each with its own individual style, we aim to bring you the very best cuisine in Cape Town.

The glittering Planet Restaurant is a chic, contemporary dining space in which to enjoy out-of-this-world dishes such as smoked crocodile and Namibian red crab, while the neighbouring Planet Bar offers a stylish setting for champagne and cocktails under the African night sky.

The famous Afternoon Tea is served daily in the lounge, on the terrace or around the garden fountain.

The Librisa Spa is one of Cape Town's leading day spas. Working with skincare companies Dermalogica and Africology, renowned for their commitment to natural ingredients, the spa uses only 100% chemical-free products.

Librisa's relaxing and rejuvenating signature treatments are designed to balance energy and imbue guests with a sense of wellbeing.

Weddings & Events
A stunning setting, graceful buildings and state-of-the-art facilities combine to make Mount Nelson perfect for a wide range of functions.

From major conferences to smaller board meetings and from wedding banquets to intimate cocktail parties, the Banqueting Department offers a “one-stop shop”. Service providers such as photographers, interior designers and event managers can be recommended.

Business Guests
The Mount Nelson offers six conference venues that can cater for any corporate function. Our Business Centre in the main hotel building offers a full range of services and facilities.


  • Banquet/Function Facilities
  • Bar(s)
  • Business Centre
  • Cafe/Coffee Shop
  • Car Parking
  • Conference Facilities
  • Elevator/Lift
  • Internet - Wireless
  • Internet available onsite
  • Laundry Service available
  • Mobile Phone Reception
  • Newspapers/ Magazines Available
  • Restaurant(s)
  • Spa facilities - indoor
  • Swimming Pool(s) - Outdoor
  • Wheelchair access


  • Arrival/departure point transfers (Extra charge)
  • Concierge/Travel booking and Confirmation
  • Daily Housekeeping
  • Doctor/Nurse on call
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Room Service
  • Security Guard (24 hrs)
  • Shuttle Service (i.e. to/from town centre - included in price)
  • Vehicle Hire/Car Rental can be arranged


  • Jogging/Walking
  • Massage
  • Tennis

Languages Spoken

  • English