Cape Nelson

18 Mount Nelson RoadCape Town8005South Africa
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About Cape Nelson

Located in Sea Point less than a mile from the beach, the Cape Nelson is a lovely guest house offering pleasant accommodations and amenities. The property is easily accessible to popular Cape Town points of interest including the V & A Waterfront.

There are four, bright and airy en-suite rooms and two suites featuring a kitchenette and sofa beds. All have complimentary tea and coffee, satellite television, free Wi-Fi, digital safes and hair dryers. Guests also enjoy access to the outdoor amenities from their rooms.

The Cape Nelson entices travellers to unwind with its shady garden and pool area, along with a secluded private patio. There are two designated off-street parking spaces as well.

Continental and a full English/Irish breakfast are served on the patio. Nearby restaurants serve everything from South African specialties to Italian and Greek.

A short drive away are Table Mountain and the Central Business District, while the Sea Point Promenade is within walking distance.


18 Mount Nelson Road, Cape Town, 8005, South Africa
Telephone: +27(21)4390288 | Fax: +27(21)4394477 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Airport shuttle
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Parking garage
  • Terrace
  • Towels at the pool / beach
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony / Patio
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Fan
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 10:00

Positive Reviews

Attentive and Accommodating

Friendly and helpful, the employees are extremely attentive and are glad to answer questions and make recommendations about things to do in Cape Town. Service is excellent with everyone demonstrating a willingness to help out and the owners behing warm and hospitable.

Great for Exploring

A central location makes it convenient to see all that Cape Town has to offer including the the V&A Waterfront and Table Mountain, shops and restaurants. People especially appreciate the short stroll from the property to the beach and Sea Point Promenade.

Tidy Rooms

Well kept accommodations are a plus of staying at this guest house. Nice, inviting layouts and organization add to the comfort of staying here.

Negative Reviews

A Bit Noisy

Lower level rooms are susceptible to noise from accommodations on the higher floors. Sometimes it is also possible to hear people walking around above. Also, the breakfast area can get loud for those staying close by.

Tight Quarters

There are a few rooms that a on the small side. These cosy accommodations make it a challenging to move around. Others have expressed disappointment in the size of the in-room television and the short beds.

No Staff in the Evening

There have been instances when people have reported that there is no staff available in the evening to provide assistance.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 13 reviews across the web
8.3 /10
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    8.2 /10
8.3 out of 10 based on 13 reviews