The Mount Nelson Hotel

The Mount Nelson Hotel is a landmark in Cape Town, with a history dating back to 1899. Over the years its reputation has grown, attracting all types of well-known names.

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The famous Pink Lady – the Mount Nelson Hotel – is a landmark in Cape Town, with a history dating back to 1899. Over the years its reputation has only grown, attracting all types of well-known names, including Winston Churchill, who called it “a most excellent and well-appointed establishment”, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and celebrities like Lenny Kravitz, the Dalai Lama, Tiger Woods and Oprah Winfrey.

With the magnificent Table Mountain in the background and sprawling manicured lawns in the foreground, the Nelly, as it is also affectionately known, is the perfect place for discerning travellers to stay while in the Mother City and is central to the city’s popular sights.

There are a variety of suites, cottages and rooms to stay in that offer a luxurious and peaceful escape from the city. The Planet Restaurant and Bar on the grounds is popular among locals and visitors alike, serving top-class dishes, cocktails and wines in a lavish, futuristic-styled setting. The Mount Nelson is well-known for its high tea so be sure to usher your taste buds to the long table of treats during your stay.

Enjoy down time in the Librisa Spa, which offers eight spacious treatment rooms in three late-Victorian buildings, and relax in the Finnish sauna or steam bath. Life is so good here you’ll think your name is Marie Antoinette… Train in the gym or do laps in the pool or head out to explore the city right at your doorstep.