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The oldest and most famous luxury hotel in Cape Town, ‘The Nellie’, as she is affectionately called by the locals, is the epitome of grandeur and age-old elegance. Located in perhaps the best location in Cape Town, just a short walk from fashionable Kloof Street, with boutique shops and buzzing bars & restaurants, The Mount Nelson is the ideal base from which to explore this magnificent city. Family friendly and a perfect honeymoon destination, The Nellie is an oasis of tranquility right underneath Table Mountain. Their exceptional staff will organize excursions, bike hire, dinner reservations, provide insider-knowledge maps of the city and will take care of you from the moment you walk in the door. Their exquisite high tea is also not to be missed!.

  • 24 HOUR SECURITY
  • FITNESS CENTRE
  • PERSONAL TRAINING FACILITIES
  • LABRISSA SPA
  • SIGNATURE BOUTIQUE
  • HEADQUARTERS HAIR SALON
  • 2 HEATED OUTDOOR SWIMMING POOLS
  • FREE WIFI
  • BABYSITTING & CHILDCARE FACILITIES, TEENS LOUNGE
  • FREE CAR PARKING
  • BAR
  • AIR CONDITIONING

Activities

Their exceptional staff will cater for your every need, arranging walking city tour maps, bicycle hire, township tours, hiking maps, wine tasting, city tours, African cultural experiences, culinary tours and much more. The hotel also provides professional sports coaching for this wanting to burn off some holiday energy.

Facilities

One could say there is no reason to leave the Mount Nelson as every facility you could wish for is provided (if Cape Town wasn’t such an amazing place to explore that is…). Enjoy signature spa pampering treatments in the Labrisa Spa, take a dip in a choice of swimming pools, enjoy the best High Tea in Cape Town, served in the restaurant. Dine on gourmet cuisine in the Planet Restaurant. There is a laundry service, 24 hour security, private parking, and exceptional staff to take care of your every need.

Rooms

Tasteful and lavishly decorated rooms range, each room has its own character. Guests have the option of the Superior Rooms, Delux Rooms, Junior Suites or the Delux Junior Suites. There are also Classic Suites, Superior 1-Bedroom Suites and Delux 1-Bedroom Suites. Garden Cottages with rose gardens and picket fences provide a secluded hide-away for honeymooners or those wanting more privacy.

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Testimonials

"trip exceeded our expectations"

Robin Maslin

Our travel agent was extremely knowledgeable, had great suggestions, and took into account our special travel requirements and preferences. It was wonderful working with her, and the trip exceeded our expectations!

"Simply amazing!"

Angela Amos

Oh Serengeti, you were so good to us! Big 5 plus so much more! Simply AMAZING! Ready for the next adventure! Thank you Africa&You for putting it together so perfectly!

"Probably the best getaway we've ever had"

Jane McCauley

I wanted to thank you again for your great work arranging our trip. It really could not have gone more smoothly -- absolutely no issues and everyone was wonderful. Probably the best getaway we've ever had.

"Passionate and dedicated"

Jolene du Plessis

An excellent tour operator who doesn't treat you like a number. Belinda takes the time to listen to all your concerns and interests and puts forward the best options for you. She is passionate about Africa Travel - that's what makes the difference!

"Amazing value without comprimising on quality"

Jane & Nick

From a safari in the Serengeti to tropical beaches, everything was perfect. No hassles, no stress, just an amazing holiday. Africa&You gives the best recommendations and incredible value without compromising on quality. We'll be coming back to you for sure!

" Our expectations were high and they were exceeded"

Corinne Leite

This travel agency planned the perfect trip for our party of 8, four adults and four teens. Our travel planner listened to what kind of experience we were looking for and delivered. Our expectations were high and they were exceeded by the experiences we had. It was the trip of a lifetime that will never be forgotten by all of 8 of us!

"Such an amazing experience"

Lucy Trafford

We had such an awesome time. Thank you so much for organizing for us!

"Amazing family holiday"

Andrew Proctor

Created a fantastic trip which felt personalized for me and my young family. Recommend Africa&You to anyone.

"Trip planning was effortless"

Sarah Langford

We had a fantastic trip to Zambia and South Africa. Africa&You made trip planning effortless. It was a nice touch to connect live with our agent to discuss what kind of trip we were hoping for and they opened our eyes to the many different parts of Southern Africa. We appreciated their quick response, their flexibility as we changed our itinerary a few times.

"Couldn't recommend better!"

Jono Durham

Amazing operator with exceptional service right from the beginning. I felt well taken care of and the lodge choice was exceptional. Couldn't recommend better!

"The experience of a lifetime"

Melanie Buren

I couldn't have been happier with the experience I had with Africa&You. Belinda was so helpful, and SO patient with me regarding all my worries regarding the upcoming trip. And the trip itself was unforgettable! Not only were the adventures I had more than I could've ever dreamed, but the organization (being picked up and taken to each destination on time and without a glitch) was extremely impressive.

"The perfect honeymoon"

Kate & Steve

I can't thank you enough for putting together the perfect honeymoon for us. You really paid attention to detail and met our every wish and much more! I couldn't have dreamt of a better 2 weeks. Thank you. We'll be back!

"An exceptional itinerary"

Darren Cooper

I can't give enough thanks for the trip that you organised for me at very short notice. You produced an exceptional itinerary that took in Cape Town, Safari and the winelands. We were blown away by the whole experience which was wholly due to the fantastic service you provided. We can't wait to return to South Africa with your assistance again.

"We will recommend your services.... "

Lyudmila Young

We are very grateful for your planing of the trip. We all found South Africa to be a beautiful country and will recommend your service to our families and friends. Thank you!

"Tailor-made vacation to perfection"

Eileen Cahill

From the very beginning, the team at Africa&You were extraordinarily helpful and kind, and both professional and friendly. Able to hone in on exactly the type of trip with the absolutely precise interests that I was hoping for. I have traveled the world, but they stand out as the warmest people I have had the pleasure of working with.

"Our trip was outstanding."

David Freeman

Our trip was outstanding. I enjoyed the level of support that our agent provided, all updates were communicated timely and the nice swag bag in Cape Town was a nice touch. All we were left with was enjoying the experience.

"Had the best vacation of my life!"

Andrew Berger

Amazing! Had the best vacation of my life... every accommodation was incredible, all my tours and groups were really really good and met the best people. I am really really pleased with how everything turned out!

"Amazing experiences in Africa that I will never forget!"

Stephanie Alexander

This safari travel company did such a fantastic job on planning this trip. It was a trip of luxury and amazing experiences I will never forget! Every place we stayed was beautiful, the transport was always right on time, and the activities were unforgettable. Rachel was always an email away to help us answer any questions or concerns we had before, during and after our trip.

"The perfect honeymoon..."

Jamie & Kate

Thank you so much for organising an incredible honeymoon for us Rachel. You were a superstar and planned everything perfectly.

"Everything was perfect and memorable"

Pat Hanlon

We completely enjoyed every recommendation. Everything was perfect and memorable. We've travelled a lot but this one may take the cake. You are wonderful people whom we are very happy to know and to work with.