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Safety index

63 out of 100

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Safe area tag

Safe area

Business

Business

Eco-certified

Family

Family

Luxury

Luxury

Spa

Spa

Adventure sport

Adventure sport

Romantic

City

City

Mount Nelson, A Belmond Hotel, Cape Town

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9.5

Excellent (507 ratings)

Cape Town, South Africa - 

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140 m Kloof Street

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560 m Long Street

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1.26 km Greenmarket Square

Hotel Overview

Mount Nelson, A Belmond Hotel, Cape Town is a luxurious hotel renowned for its breathtaking location and impeccable service. Based on user reviews, this hotel offers an exquisite blend of elegance, comfort, and hospitality in the heart of Cape Town. Guests frequently praise its stunning setting, exceptional amenities, and the attentiveness of its staff. However, some aspects could be improved for an even more enjoyable stay.

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Hotel highlights

Bar

Food

Breakfast

  1. Stunning Location: Nestled at the foot of Table Mountain, the hotel offers breathtaking views and easy access to Cape Town's natural wonders.
  2. Exceptional Service: Staff members are highly praised for their professionalism, friendliness, and attention to detail.
  3. Luxurious Amenities: From the spa to the swimming pool, the hotel's facilities are top-notch, providing guests with an unforgettable experience.
  4. Gastronomic Delights: The on-site restaurants serve a variety of delicious cuisines, receiving high marks for both quality and ambiance.
  5. Comfortable and Elegant Accommodations: Rooms and suites are beautifully decorated, offering comfort, luxury, and panoramic views.
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Area for improvement

Bathroom

  1. High Prices: Many guests feel that the prices for rooms, services, and dining options are relatively high.
  2. Limited Parking: Available parking can be scarce, causing inconvenience for guests with vehicles.
  3. Noise Levels: Some visitors have reported that noise from nearby areas can occasionally be a problem, disturbing the peace.
  4. Occasional Maintenance Issues: A few guests have mentioned minor maintenance issues in their rooms that required attention.
  5. Reservation Challenges: There have been cases of booking and reservation mishaps that caused inconvenience for some guests.

Amenities

Babysitting

Babysitting

Extra beds/cribs

Game room

Tennis court

Pool

Breakfast included

Spa

Spa

Free WiFi

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RateScore

Total 507 Reviews

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RateScore is average rating from most popular providers

Blended Web Rating

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9.4

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9.6

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booking

225 Reviews

9.4 / 10

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expedia

282 Reviews

9.6 / 10

Reviews

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Words are aggregated from hotel reviews across the web and listed by the most mentions.

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Food

Breakfast

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Fitness

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Wellness

Restaurant

Spa

Business

Pool

Sleep

Nightlife

Family

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Accessibility

Parking

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Gym

Kitchen

Bar was mentioned 247 times

6% Negative86% Positive

Reviews based on Bar

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Dylan Malone5 months ago
5/5Google icon

Dined here for dinner in Oasis. Emily looked after us, her service was amazing. She was so attentive and friendly. We had a wonderful evening. Also the staff in Planet bar were fabulous for after dinner cocktails.

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Alice Wawrik7 months ago
5/5Google icon

Sim who works here gives the most incredible customer service, I worked in London at Claridge’s and the service and his thoughtfulness is of the highest level in hospitality. Of course the Planet bar, the drinks and the setting are outstanding but just had to leave a comment about how wonderful Sim has been. Thanks

Hotel Quality

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 198

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Number of floors 4

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Year Built 1899

WiFi Quality

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Ping, ms

Idle

8

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55

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55

Wifi Speed Is Good For

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web browsing

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HD online movies

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group video calls

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online streaming

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4K online movies

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online gaming

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Location Area Map

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What's nearby

Kloof Street

140 m

Long Street

560 m

Greenmarket Square

1.26 km

Table Mountain

3.5 km

Camps Bay Beach

5.5 km

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Getting around

Esplanade Station

3 km

Cape Town Station

3.5 km

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Airports Nearby

Cape Town Intl. Airport (CPT)

11 km

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Restaurants

Checkers

350 m

Yours Truly

210 m

Van Hunks

350 m

Rick’s Cafe Americain

280 m

Tiger's Milk

280 m

Street View

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Daytime safety

47 out of 100

Risky

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Nighttime safety

15 out of 100

Very Unsafe

Cape Town safety index

Safety

Crime

63

Overall Safety Index

Safe

An average rating of the six safety categories

63 out of 100

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Women safety

Safe

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Likelihood of inappropriate behavior against women.

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64

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Physical safety

Risky

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Likelihood of injury due to harmful intent.

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60

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Property safety

Very Unsafe

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Likelihood of theft.

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6

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Political safety

Safe

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Potential for infringement of political rights or political unrest.

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71

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LGBTQ safety

Safe

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Likelihood of harm or discrimination against LGBTQ persons or groups and level of caution required at location.

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76

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Medical safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of illness or disease, assessment of water and air quality, and access to reliable medical care.

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100

74

Overall Crime index

High

An average rating of the crime categories

74 out of 100

Property crime severity

High

77

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Mugging or robbery  74/100

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Car theft  65/100

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Car break-ins  75/100

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Home break-ins  69/100

Violent crime severity

High

80

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Physical attacks  66/100

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Racism or religion motivated attacks  53/100

Other crime severity

Extreme

84

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Insult or harassment in public  58/100

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Corruption or bribery  84/100

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Drug problem  76/100

Prices Around Property

Average Daily Costs Per Person

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Bottle of water 1.5L

$0.6 - $1.1

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Coffee

$1.2 - $2.4

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Beer 0.5L

$0.7 - $1.4

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Meal, inexpensive restaurant

$4.8 - $12.1

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Public transport, one-way ticket

$0.7 - $1.4

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Taxi 1km (normal tariff)

$0.5 - $1.2

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Meal for 2 people, mid-range restaurant, three-course

$24.2 - $58

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Bottle of mid-range wine

$2.4 - $7.2

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McMeal at McDonalds

$3.9 - $5.3

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Coke/Pepsi 0.33L

$0.6 - $1.2

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Public transport, monthly pass

$16.9 - $47.3

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Gasoline (1 liter)

$1.1 - $1.2

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Mobile phone monthly plan

$14.5 - $62.8

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Fitness club, monthly fee

$12.1 - $48.3

Weather In Cape Town

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Precipitation In Cape Town

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Air Quality

Moderate

PM2.516

PM1030

31

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Slight concern for sensitive groups. Most can continue outdoor activities.

Drinkable Water Quality

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Fair

Water may have some problems, not recommended for daily consumption.

Traffic around property

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Moderate

Traffic is moving at a steady pace, smooth driving without significant delays.

House Rules

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Check in after 15:00

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Check out until 11:00

Children welcome

No pets, service animals welcome

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