The Mount Nelson Hotel by Orient-Express is the most iconic luxury hotel in Cape Town situated within a sprawling lush garden estate in the heart of the
city’s vibrant cultural centre and close to the bustling V&A Waterfront and some of Cape Town’s best beaches.
The Hotel boasts six individual accommodation wings, each with its own unique character, private gardens and facilities. The 201 spacious rooms & suites are individually decorated and feature the latest in 21st century conveniences.
The 45 Luxury Rooms vary in size and are located in The Main Hotel, Green Park and Taunton House. Interconnecting rooms are available on request in The Main Hotel and Green Park.
The 99 Superior Rooms have a choice of twin or king sized beds. Guests can comfortably be entertained in a mini-lounge area and a writing desk, complete with stationery, is ideal for catching up on correspondence.
The hotel has two purpose built fully accessible Luxury Rooms.The bathrooms have been adapted with wider bathroom doors, a low sink & bath with handrails and open cupboards for easy access. The shower, with a movable showerhead, has been left open, with a chair for convenience.
The 19 Junior Suites comprise of a bedroom with a larger lounge area than our rooms. Some of the Junior Suites offer a separate lounge whilst others offer an open plan lounging area.Equipped with a separate shower, bath, basin and lavatory. Bathroom amenities include a range of exclusive L'Occitane soap, body lotion, shampoo, conditioner and shower gel.
Executive Suites are grander and more distinctive than the Junior Suites, offering spacious open-plan lounges and dining areas.With the option of twin or king-size beds and views of either Table Mountain or a courtyard fountain, all have private balconies with garden furniture. Selected suites also offer a kitchenette / wet bar with small microwave, hot plate, sink and general kitchen utensils. These Executive Suites are ideal for families travelling with small children.
The 19 Deluxe Suites offer twin or king-size beds with a seperate bedroom, living and dining area, a private courtyard and a balcony overlooking a picturesque courtyard with fountain. A kitchenette / wet bar is provided with small microwave, washbasin and general kitchen utensils in selected suites.All the suites offer luxurious marble bathrooms with
walk-in dressing rooms.
The 10 Luxury Suites are all very spacious and have spectacular views of the garden, pool or Table Mountain. A guest cloakroom is provided and selected suites also have a wet bar with small microwave, hot plate, sink and general kitchen utensils.
Garden Cottage Suites: In 1990 a row of eight restored historic cottages ocated alongside Mount Nelson Hotel’s Sydenham Terrace pathway, adjacent to the secluded Garden Cottage pool, were converted into elegantly appointed Garden Cottage Suites. A few steps away from the main hotel building and reception area, each cottage is situated behind a tranquil heaven-scented rose garden and enclosed by a quaint picket fence – ensuring privacy, peace and quiet.
Take in the striking Table Mountain backdrop, fresh air and sunshine as you make your way up the garden path towards your cottage. A shady veranda is the perfect spot to breakfast.
Each cottage is individually decorated and elegantly appointed with the likes of toile wallpaper, Venetian mirrors, comfortable oversize couches, four poster beds and glamorous marble bathrooms. Special touches include mini-libraries, fully-equipped wet bars and fresh flowers. The ideal hideaway for honeymooners and couples, the Garden Cottages offer guests the opportunity to enjoy the best aspects of Mount Nelson Hotel from the privacy of their very own luxurious home-away-from-home.
the luxurious Penthouse encompasses a stylish marbled entrance hall, guest toilet and cloakroom, a large lounge leading onto a private balcony with stunning views of Table Mountain, a private dining-room and master bedroom with en-suite bathroom. The room also has a wet bar facility, complete with a microwave, stove, washbasin and general kitchen utensils. Graham Viney's theme of soft hues and silky luxurious fabrics are evident throughout the suite; using white, cream and grey as the main colours, which take their cue from the hand painted panels of framed scenic wallpaper.
The 1930’s light fittings have exquisite baccarat crystal drops and the desk is the original Louis-style desk from the hotel’s lounge when it first opened in 1899. Mercury glass bedside lamps and a Venetian mirror complete the romantic and decadently lavish interior.