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76 Orange Street, Cape Town


Tel +27 21 483 1000

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  • Feed the squirrels peanuts in the Company Gardens and watch them run and play.

  • See real Dinosaur skeletons and listen to sounds of whales and dolphins at the South African Museum.

  • Look at the stars twinkle and travel through outer space at the Planetarium.


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Cape Town's Luxury Hotel

Hop off at Stop 15, a shared stop with the Blue Mini Peninsula Tour and part of the free Yellow Downtown Tour on the Red City Tour to explore the Mount Nelson Hotel, Cape Town’s most famous luxury hotel near the Company Gardens. Set at the foot of Table Mountain, the Mount Nelson Hotel is perfectly positioned for guests to experience the historic city centre during any type of Cape Town weather.

› Sleep at the hotel that so many renowned guests have slept in before you
› Absorb the serenity of the hotel’s flourishing garden
› Live in complete and utter luxury while taking pleasure in the most perfect views

The Mount Nelson Hotel, with its unique sense of style, is an urban sanctuary with a romantic heritage on a lush garden estate. This luxurious and gracious hotel has hosted H G Wells, Lady Jenny Churchill, Rudyard Kipling, Agatha Christie and Edward, Prince of Wales to name a few. The hotel has 201 individually furnished and beautifully appointed single and double rooms and suites, overlooking the garden and some beautiful sights of Cape Town.

Mount Nelson Service

› Book in at the Mount Nelson Hotel and they’ll take care of all your accommodation needs in Cape Town
› Make use of their staff who share a commitment to unparalleled service excellence, providing you with Cape Town maps, Cape Town weather forecasts and other such information for your convenience
› Receive full access to all the hotel facilities

The Mount Nelson Hotel is famous for being one of the few city hotels in Cape Town to offer a wide range of leisure facilities – from sport and fitness, to relaxation, health and beauty.

The hotel boasts two heated swimming pools within the hotel’s lush garden setting. There are also two magnificent all weather flood-lit tennis courts for you and your family to play a game on. And if you enjoy a workout, the hotel’s well-equipped fitness centre will cater to your every need. For avid and aspiring golfers there are seven world-class golf courses available, located within 20 minutes of the hotel.

Or if rest and relaxation is more your style, pop into the on-site hair salon or spoil yourself at the spa.

High Tea at the Mount Nelson

› Relax at the High Tea Restaurant at the Mount Nelson
› Take a stroll through the Cape Town Gardens
› Visit the National Art Gallery

No visit to Cape Town is complete without experiencing Mount Nelson Hotel’s legendary Afternoon Tea. Voted ‘Best High Tea in the World’ by Conde Nast Europe and voted “Best Tea in the World” by the UK Sunday Times. Complement your tea with a cucumber sandwich, scone or dessert.

Located just a short stroll from the hotel lies the Company Gardens and the "Museum Mile", a pedestrian avenue that is home to some of South Africa's finest museums, historical monuments and art galleries including The South African Art National Gallery. So be sure to grab a Cape Town map and begin exploring!

So 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.

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