Stayed here for 4 nights mid January. Expected 5 star facilities and service and were not disappointed. This truly is an amazing hotel with lovely gardens and pool area and beautifully furnished and maintained rooms. We could not single out any one person for praise as everyone there was so helpful and always smiling. We used the courtesy car for Table Mountain and The Waterfront and this was a bonus with the drivers, again, being so helpful. Breakfast was plentiful and varied and the croissants were my favourite. The only criticism would be that the already prepared food, e.g. scrambled eggs and bacon, were only just warm. Although this can often be a problem when large amounts of food are being kept warm over a low heat. However, if you were prepared to wait a couple of minutes, the chef would willingly make fresh omelettes, etc. If you really want to spoil yourself then there could not be a better choice and it really is a case of you get what you pay for! We will certainly stay there again on our next visit but for longer!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel is a timeless and authentic resort hotel located in the heart of Cape Town. With a unique legacy of service excellence based on authentic Cape hospitality, the hotel remains a destination of choice. The hotel's convenient location makes it easy for guests to explore the city centre and its surrounds, and some of South Africa's best beaches. The garden estate setting is an urban sanctuary, complete with two heated swimming pools, rolling lawns, a palm lined avenue and secluded Rose gardens which lend themselves to romance. The abundance of secure wide open space makes families feel at home and encourages children to run free and explore. Several distinctive accommodation wings offer a variety of 198 individually decorated, elegantly appointed rooms and suites. No two rooms are exactly the same, and each annexe offers unique views, mood and style. Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel has played host to countless weddings and milestone celebrations. The glamorous and contemporary Planet Bar and Restaurant offers guests a true South African gastronomic dinner experience, and the newly refurbished Oasis Bistro offers guests a Mediterranean inspired al fresco breakfast and lunch menu overlooking the family pool and gardens. A daily Afternoon Tea served in the hotel lounge is a signature and not to be missed experience. Extending the emphasis on pleasure is Librisa Spa - a destination day spa boasting eight oversized treatment and shower rooms, separate manicure and pedicure rooms, and a sun-splashed conservatory. Treatments are based on the healing power of touch and incorporate products containing local ingredients. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Mount Nelson Cape Town
- Hotel Mount Nelson
- Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel Cape Town, South Africa