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Mount Nelson Hotel

Cape Town, South Africa

Gold price level

Mango Opinion

Mt. Nelson is one of the most historic hotels in the city. It is located next to Company Gardens nearby to many of the best shopping and eating venues. While the service is still top notch, the hotel is showing its age. The high tea service, a Cape Town institution, draws folks in from all over.

Nestling in a garden estate of tall palms and flowering trees, Mount Nelson Hotel is an oasis of elegance at the vibrant city's heart. Painted pink for peace in 1918, within the magic of a bygone era awaits. Delight in exquisitely restored interiors with quirky modern touches. Capture the light with a painting masterclass or unwind and indulge at the Librisa Spa. We guarantee an unforgettable stay.

Accommodations include 85 suites and 124 bedrooms all with wi-fi, LCD TV, luxury toiletries, and comfy king beds. Other facilities include two heated outdoor swimming pools, the fitness center is equipped with the latest cardiovascular and weight training equipment, shopping boutique, and activity center for younger guests. Dining options include Lord Nelson Restaurant, Oasis Bistro, and the hotel’s famed afternoon tea.

Exciting days atop Table Mountain or exploring the wine lands can be offset by leisurely hours beside one of the hotel's pools, enjoying a picnic beneath the trees or taking tea on its beautiful veranda. Despite its resort-style atmosphere, the hotel is on Cape Town's contemporary beat, with lively cafes, boutiques, and restaurants just outside its doors.

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