Mount Nelson, Cape Town, South Africa
Opened in 1899, this grand pink-and-white heritage hotel is a much-loved Cape Town landmark. Characterful bars and restaurants are complemented by calmly elegant bedrooms, all framed in mature gardens with two pools. Unwind with a luxurious treatment in the Librisa spa or relax in the Finnish sauna.
Rooms available from £706.72 per night
Your expert reviewer
The hotel is close to the designer stores and trendy eateries of Kloof Street in the historic centre. Originally a private estate, the main hotel building was added in 1899.
Walk east to discover Company's Garden, St George's Cathedral and the District Six Museum.
By plane: London Heathrow to Cape Town takes 12 hours, after which, it's a 20-minute drive to the hotel. Free on-site parking available. Book flights to Cape Town.
CHARACTER & STYLE
The hotel is full of history and character - its exterior was painted pink and white to celebrate the end of the First World War. Be sure to ask to see the colonial-era Sherwood Room and Churchill Writing Room. There are contemporary features, with nearly half of guests staying on business.
Facilities include two heated outdoor pools and a 24-hour gym. There are tennis and padel courts with lessons available from a pro coach. You'll also find a spa, hair salon, business centre and boutiques.
- Swimming pool
- Kids' club
- Free parking
- Free Wi-Fi
The rooms and suites can be found in several buildings. Superior and Deluxe rooms are classic in style - some have a balcony. Marble bathrooms have double vanity sinks and Charlotte Rhys toiletries.
Room types: Superior, Deluxe, Junior Suite, Studio Suite, One-bedroom Suite, Deluxe Suite, Honeysuckle Suite, Presidential Suite, Garden Cottage Suite
Key amenities: ensuite bathroom with toiletries, bathrobes and slippers, TV, air conditioning, free Wi-Fi
FOOD & DRINK
Breakfast is a lavish buffet served in Oasis - and is included in the rate. If you're looking for a cosy spot to enjoy a fine glass of South African wine, head to the Planet Bar. We recommend the tangy lamb curry with sambals and poppadoms.
Oasis: bistro restaurant, open daily. Buffet breakfast served 6:30-10:30am (pool service 9am-6pm).
The Red Room: Asian cuisine, small plates and set menu. Open Mon-Sat, 6-9:30pm.
Planet Bar: terrace bar, open daily from 12pm.
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