Stop 15: Mount Nelson Hotel

Getting There

76 Orange Street, Cape Town

Contact Details

+27 (0)21 483 1000

Operating Hours

Stop Information

2 hours (recommended time to explore this stop)

Things to see and do at the Mount Nelson Hotel

  • Hop off at the Mount Nelson Hotel, with its unique sense of style, this 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
  • Attend a famous high tea at the restaurant at the Mount Nelson
  • Take a stroll through the nearby Company's Garden
  • Visit the National Art Gallery set on the "Museum Mile", a pedestrian avenue that is home to some of South Africa's finest museums, historical monuments and art galleries

How much time do I need?

Explore the Mount Nelson Hotel and Company's Garden for at least two hours. If you're attending high tea at the Mount Nelson, this may take up to three hours.

How much does it cost?

Learn more about the Mount Nelson Hotel's rates here. Entry to the Company's Garden is free of charge, be sure to have extra cash to buy peanuts from local vendors and feed the squirrels. Learn more about entry fees to the South African National Art Gallery here.