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"This Cape Town stalwart opened her doors in 1899, and has been attracting loyal guests ever since. The hotel is a green oasis right in the centre of the city boasting English colonial décor - we recommend the East Wing of the hotel where the rooms are elegant and relaxing. Dine on exotic Cape cuisine, soak up the sun on any of the stunning beaches nearby, marvel at the majestic sight of Table Mountain, or stroll down fashionable Kloof Street – this is the ideal base from which to discover this exhilarating city."
Since opening its doors in 1899, the Mount Nelson Hotel has cemented a place in Cape Town’s history as a leader in hospitality and luxury. “The Pink Lady” (as she’s affectionately known for her signature pink exterior) has hosted the who’s who of politics, art, and culture. Winston Churchill, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Lenny Kravitz, Oprah Winfrey, and the Dalai Lama have all graced the halls, but whether you’re royalty, rock star, or anything in between, you’ll be treated to the superb location, exquisite design, and world-class hospitality that’s second to none.
The hotel sits in the vibrant heart of Cape Town, offering easy access to the city’s most dynamic spots. Dine on exotic Cape cuisine, soak up the sun on any of the stunning beaches nearby, marvel at the majestic sight of Table Mountain, or stroll down fashionable Kloof Street – this is the ideal base from which to discover this exhilarating city.
There are equally intriguing sights within the hotel walls. Each of the wings has its own character, with private gardens and facilities. Order in room service and relax in the peaceful haven of your room. Soak weary muscles in marble bathrooms that feel like a retreat at the end of a long day. Enjoy the hotel’s famous afternoon tea on the terrace or have a swim in one of the pools. The thoughtfully-curated design and activities at Mount Nelson Hotel ensure a truly memorable stay.