The Hotel´s Prince of Wales archway, built in
1924, is synonymous with the Cape´s tradition of hospitality.
Set at the foot of our private, palm-fringed avenue, this famous landmark
stands as a welcome not only to the Mount Nelson Hotel, but to the
beautiful beaches, winelands and mountains of the Cape.
Just 20 minutes´ walk from the City centre, the Mount Nelson
is also perfectly located for visits to the National Botanical Gardens
at Kirstenbosch, the Table Mountain Cableway, the scenic fishing village
of Hout Bay and glorious Groot Constantia, the oldest wine estate
in the country. Our chefs are constantly inspired by the superb variety
of fish, fruit and wine from the abundant ocean, valleys and vineyards
of the Cape. Add the exotic touch of traditional Malay cuisine, with
its French, Dutch and Eastern influences, and experience the true
taste of the Cape. Enjoy the young, international style and inspired
cuisine of the Cape Colony or the tropical fruits which are a feature
of the buffet breakfasts at our Oasis Restaurant with its lavender-bordered
terrace overlooking the swimming pool and magnificent gardens. There
is dinner and dancing in the elgant Edwardian Grill Room,with a classic
a-la-carte menu and the most comprehensive wine list in the country.
The four perfectly restored sugar-pink cottages in Sydenham Terrace
offer serenity ans seclusion in surroundings of exceptional luxury.
Set apart from the hotel, in private gardens planted with lavender
and Iceberg roses, the cottages are fully air conditioned and have
compact individual mini-kitchens. Cottage guests enjoy full access
to all the hotel´s facilities including room serevice and private
catering. A swimming pool - with a superb Tabel Mountain backdrop
- has been built for the exclusive use of adults and Sydenham Terrace
For almost 100 years, visiting members of Royal families,
international and local statesmen, celebrities and businessmen have
preferred to stay at the Mount Nelson Hotel, where they are assured
of privacy, comfort and care. Each of our 28 suites and 131 bedrooms
are individually furnished and provided with fully-appointed private
bathrooms and air conditioning. In addition, each is equipped with
television, a refrigerator and international touch-dialling telephones.
The Mount Nelson Hotel is the venue of choice for
all major business and social events held in Cape Town. Our superb
audio-visual equipment and video-link facilities will accommodate
advanced presentations and launches. Moreover, our banqueting managers
and staff are specialists in their field and will consult and assist
in the planning of conferences, weddings, banquets and balls. We will
arrange entertainment, decor, beverages and flowers specific to your
needs and supply professional barmen for the occasion. Our highly
flexible menu options make provision for any special health, dietary
or religious requirements.