The Mount Nelson, South Africa

from price £167 pp / per night
Prices based in a Superior Room including breakfast
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Overview


Occupying a breathtaking site on the lower slopes of Table Mountain and set in lush park-like gardens, the historic Mount Nelson is one of Cape Town's established landmarks, reflecting classic luxury, elegance and tradition. The 'Nellie' provides gracious Cape hospitality, quiet sophistication and style. Choices of restaurants serve elegant or casual alfresco meals and traditional Afternoon Tea in the Lounge. Leisure facilities include two swimming pools in the beautiful and spacious gardens, tennis and shuttle transfers for shopping. The Mount Nelson Hotel?s sparkling new Librisa Spa has become one of Cape Town?s leading day spas. Welcome to the Mount Nelson Hotel!


Superior Rooms are spacious and elegant – ideal for both leisure and business travellers. Guests can comfortably be entertained in a mini-lounge area and a writing desk, complete with stationery, is ideal for catching up on correspondence. 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-size beds. Superior Rooms are situated in The Oasis Wing, The Main Hotel and in Green Park.
Amenities:
Interconnecting Room
Sitting-area
Luxury Rooms have an understated old-world charm, complemented by modern luxury for the discerning traveller. They are larger in size than Superior Rooms, with more spacious sitting areas and en-suite bathrooms. Luxury Rooms also offer a choice of twin or king-size beds with a view choice of the magnificent gardens, Table Mountain or a balcony overlooking a tinkling fountain courtyard. As with the Superior Rooms, guests can comfortably be entertained in a mini-lounge area, writing desk, complete with stationery, is ideal for catching up on correspondence. 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. Luxury Rooms are located in The Main Hotel, Green Park and Taunton House.
Amenities:
Interconnecting Room
Sitting-area
For guests requiring more spacious accommodation, the Junior Suites comprise a bedroom with a larger lounge area than Superior Rooms. Some of the Junior Suites offer a separate lounge whilst others feature an open plan lounging area. Junior Suites offer an option of twin or king-size beds with views of either the beautifully landscaped gardens or Table Mountain. Junior Suites are situated in The Main Hotel (offering separate lounge areas), Green Park, Helmsley and Hof Villa.
Amenities:
CD Player
DVD Player
Interconnecting Room
Sitting-area
Executive Suites are grander and more distinctive than the Junior Suites, offering spacious open-plan lounges and dining areas. With the option of twin or king-size beds and views of either Table Mountain or a courtyard fountain, all have private balconies with garden furniture. All the suites feature newly renovated, luxurious marble bathrooms with walk-in dressing rooms. Selected suites also offer a kitchenette/wet bar with small microwave, hot plate, sink and general kitchen utensils. These Executive Suites are ideal for families travelling with small children. Executive Suites are situated in Helmsley and Taunton House. The 9 Executive Suites vary in size, ranging from 70/85 sq m., depending on location.
Amenities:
Balcony/Terrace
CD Player
Dining area
DVD Player
Sitting-area
Deluxe Suites are larger than Executive Suites, with a separate living and dining area. The Deluxe Suites offer twin or king-size beds with a private courtyard and a balcony overlooking a picturesque courtyard with fountain or a private garden overlooking one of the swimming pools. All the suites offer luxurious marble bathrooms with walk-in dressing rooms. A kitchenette/wet bar is provided with small microwave, washbasin and general kitchen utensils in selected suites. Deluxe Suites are located in Helmsley, Hof Villa, Taunton House and the Garden Cottages. The 19 Deluxe Suites vary in size, ranging from 75/138 sq m., depending on location.
Amenities:
Balcony/Terrace
CD Player
Dining area
DVD Player
Separate Living Room
Located in the main hotel, these rooms combine classic charm with modern luxury. They are larger than Superior Rooms, with spacious sitting areas, and most offer a view of the gardens, swimming pool or Table Mountain, or have a balcony overlooking the fountain courtyard.
Amenities:
iPod Docking Station
WIFI
These suites feature spacious open-plan lounges and dining areas, private balconies and luxurious marble bathrooms with walk-in dressing rooms. Selected suites also offer a kitchenette/wet bar with small microwave, hotplate, sink and general kitchen utensils, making them perfect for families with small children. 

Amenities:
DVD Player
Television
These suites feature a spacious bedroom with a separate lounge area. Some have balconies from where you can enjoy breakfast al fresco or an evening cocktail.
Amenities:
DVD Player
WIFI

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Activities & Facilities


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Disabled Facilities
Gym
Hair Salon
Internet Access
Laundry Service
Spa
Weddings

The Lounge

Voted 'Best Tea in the World' by Michael Winner (author and UK Sunday Times columnist), and 'Best Tea' by Brian Berkman (Cape Town travel and food critic) Afternoon Tea at the Mount Nelson Hotel includes traditional afternoon tea favourites such as pastrami sandwiches, smoked salmon and cucumber sandwiches, tasty South African cheeses and biscuits, quiche and savoury pies, not forgetting the ever popular scones with strawberry jam and a grand assortment of tea cakes . A wide variety of teas including Rooibos, Lapsang Souchong, Earl Grey, Darjeeling, Orange & Cinnamon, Green tea & Mint, and Jasmine Green accompanies these taste sensations. Tea can be enjoyed in the lounge, out on the terrace or in the beautiful gardens.

Planet Champagne Bar

Voted 'Best Bar' by Cape Town food critic and travel writer, Brian Berkman; Planet, is Cape Town's hot spot where fashionable Capetonians and international visitors gather to sip Champagne and exotic cocktails. A full-service bar and cocktail menu is offered, with a wide selection of Champagnes and wines available by the glass and an assortment of delicious light meals. Described as 'ultra slinky and cool with a touch of colonial elegance exactly to the taste of Carrie Bradshaw from Sex and the City', it should come as no surprise that many of the world's who's who have been found at Planet. Open from 5:00 pm. until late every evening, except Fridays when the bar opens at 3:00 pm.

Librisa Spa

The Librisa Spa at the Mount Nelson Hotel offers a world class holistic spa experience where the trilogy of mind, body and spirit is nurtured, and where one can retreat to a quiet space of natural beauty, self discovery and rejuvenation. Librisa Spa offers an inspiring range of luxury treatments that include skin care and body care pampering. The signature treatment is the Vine Secret Vintage Experience, a beautiful fusion of three core therapies, embracing the powerful anti oxidant and healing properties taken straight from the vine. Spa facilities include a steam room, plunge pools and a sauna which are integral elements to the hydrotherapeutic treatments, purifying the skin, soothing aching muscles and boosting circulation.

The Gymnasium

The Mount Nelson Hotel's high-tech gymnasium is fully equipped with state-of-the-art cardiovascular and weight training, as well as spin bikes and a punching bag. Two personal trainers are available throughout the day for fitness assessments as well as training routines. The gym is fully air-conditioned and has a television and hi-fi to keep guests motivated and entertained during their workout. The gym is open daily from 7:00 am to 9:00 pm.

The Cape Colony Restaurant

The Cape Colony Restaurant combines fine dining with impeccable service amid an elegant interior, with live music each evening. The menu features contemporary South African food with an interesting Asian influence, while the wine list was recently awarded the Diners Club Award of Excellence.

The Oasis Restaurant

Overlooking the picturesque gardens and swimming pool, the Oasis Restaurant offers a simple and contemporary take on alfresco dining, with daily menus incorporating the Cape's best local and seasonal produce in a relaxed, stylish and tranquil setting.

Sunday Jazz Brunch

Ease into the day with a complimentary glass of sparkling wine or freshly squeezed orange juice followed by a sumptuous brunch selection while listening to the light sounds of Cape Town jazz trio.


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