Mount Nelson

5* out of 5 stars

The Mount Nelson is a wonderfully colourful hotel in the centre of Cape Town that ensures that you enjoy the best of what this soulful city has to offer. The hotel is situated on the edge of downtown Cape Town and is right in the shadow cast by mighty Table Mountain.

The hotel boasts two heated outdoor swimming pools that are perfect for relaxing. The Cottage Pool offers guests a brilliant poolside service during the summer and offers a range of light bites and drinks. There is also a boutique found on-site that sells a variety of beautiful trinkets that will make for perfect momentos or gifts to bring back with you.

Rooms at Mount Nelson are sumptuously furnished with everything you need to enjoy a comfortable stay. Marble bathrooms, iPod docks and widescreen televisions are just some of the amenities that can be enjoyed in each accommodation. From your room step into the lavish Librisa Spa where highly trained experts are on hand to provide you with blissful massages and revitalising facials.

Dining at Mount Nelson is an absolute joy with a range of delicious food on offer. Planet Restaurant is a stylish eatery that serves gastronomic wonders made from only the freshest, locally sourced ingredients. The Oasis Bistro meanwhile serves Mediterranean masterpieces such as duck confit and steak tartare. For wonderful cocktails, the Planet Bar is always ready to supply you with vibrant drinks made with premium spirits. 

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Accommodation

Deluxe 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. Each has an en-suite with separate shower and bath.

Junior Suite

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.

Superior Room



Perfect for both leisure and business travellers, most of the spacious Superior Rooms offer views of the hotel gardens or Table Mountain. Interconnecting rooms are available on request. Each room has a mini-lounge area, writing desk and lavishly equipped en-suite.

Deluxe Junior Suite

Bright Deluxe Junior Suites are found in the Main Building and Green Park wings. They include an inviting open-plan sitting area, and most have balconies.

Studio Suite

Studio Suites enjoy an open plan design, featuring a bedroom and lounge area. Each boasts a luxurious marble bathroom, while some also include a balcony.

One Bedroom Suite

These suites feature spacious bedrooms and a large separate, open-plan lounge. Many offer an inviting balcony, while some also benefit from a personal wet bar.

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Food & Drink

Lord Nelson Restaurant

Take your seat on a first-class chair that once belonged to the iconic Union-Castle Line ships. Gaze up at the ornate pressed ceiling, elegant botanical tapestries and the shimmering crystal chandelier before you sink back in time to an era of old-world romance.

The Lord Nelson Restaurant has hosted a galaxy of stars since it first opened in 1899. Today, you’ll find our celebrated menus are vibrant and avant-garde. Chef Rudi Liebenberg and his team serve an array of timeless classics with an irresistible contemporary twist.

Oasis Bistro

From duck confit and steak tartare to Cape Malay curry, let award-winning Chef Rudi Liebenberg escort you on a gastronomic adventure. ‪Fresh and vibrant, this sun-splashed terrace is the perfect place to dine and enjoy a refreshing cocktail in the summer.‬‬ ‪In the bright dining room we welcome guests and visitors alike to sample the delicious breakfasts all year round.

Planet Bar

Cool, chic, yet timelessly elegant, Planet Bar buzzes year round with well-heeled Capetonians sipping sundowner cocktails or pre-dinner champagne. The bar’s stylish celestial décor, quirky touches and comfy couches create a relaxing ambience. Whether you’re people watching from the terrace in the summer or curling up by the fire with a glass of red in the winter, this is the place to be. Planet Bar offers an extensive cocktail menu, a wide selection of champagnes and wines, and an assortment of light canapés.