Surrounded by beautifully landscaped gardens, the Mount Nelson Hotel – affectionately known to locals as the Nellie – offers a wide array of different room types, ranging from comfortable Classic Rooms to historical Garden Cottages and plush Presidential Suites. All Mount Nelson Hotel rooms are equipped with en-suite bathrooms and a choice of either king size double or twin beds. The Mount Nelson Hotel offers old warm charm in a modern city setting.
A highlight of the Mount Nelson Hotel’s daily calendar is the colonial tradition of High Tea. A sumptuous spread of cakes, scones, sandwiches, cheese platters, quiches and petit-fours
High Tea is served daily between 2.30 and 5.30 pm, accompanied by steaming pots of speciality tea and fragrant premium coffee. Breakfasts and lunches are served at the poolside Oasis Restaurant. The Planet Restaurant at the Mount Nelson Hotel offers a delectable selection of dinner dishes, prepared in the nouveau cuisine style with an emphasis on local specialities such as rock lobster (crayfish), ostrich and Karoo lamb.
Located just minutes from the city centre, the hotel is brilliantly positioned for exploring Cape Town’s vibrant hub. It’s an easy stroll from the Mount Nelson Hotel to trendy Long Street, with its myriad of tempting shops, bistros, bars and night clubs, and just a short taxi trip to the V&A Waterfront, the city’s premier retail and entertainment destination. There are beautiful beaches that line the Atlantic coastline, an easy taxi ride away.
The Mount Nelson Hotel itself also has a wide array of venues and facilities to keep guests entertained: two heated swimming pools, tennis courts, a fitness centre, yoga classes and a luxurious day spa. A full range of pampering treatments is on offer at the Mount Nelson Hotel to nurture the body and soothe the soul.
Children are also well-catered for at The Mount Nelson Hotel, with an activity centre catering for kids under 12 and a Teen’s Lounge.
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