Set in a tranquil and lush garden estate, belmond mount nelson hotel is an urban sanctuary set at the foot of table mountain, a 20 minute walk to the city center and 20 minutes by car to cape town international airport. The hotel's central location provides convenient access to the national botanical gardens at kirstenbosch, table mountain cable car, the scenic fishing village of hout bay, ratanga junction theme park, cape point, robben island, craft markets, victoria & alfred waterfront, camps bay, clifton beaches and groot constantia, the oldest wine estate in the country. Belmond mount nelson hotel is an elegant oasis in a world where privacy is the new luxury and pleasure is all about peace and serenity. In addition to the main building, the hotel boasts six separate accommodation wings, each with its own unique character, private gardens and facilities. With so much diversity within the hotel, it's as if there are seven separate hotels from which to choose within the property, each with its own unique experience. For over 100 years, visiting members of royal families, international and local statesmen, celebrities and businessmen have preferred to stay at belmond mount nelson hotel, where they are assured of privacy, comfort and the highest level of care. Facilities and services at the hotel include two separate swimming pools, tennis courts, golf practice range, a full service spa, fitness centre, 24-hour business centre, two restaurants, seven meeting rooms, accessible public areas and guestrooms, complimentary wireless internet access in public areas and guestrooms plus 24-hour concierge and room service. The hotel's extensive gardens offer plenty of space in which to recreate or commune with nature. Each of the 57 suites and 144 bedrooms are individually furnished with luxurious bathrooms. All rooms and suites are equipped with individual climate controls, complimentary cabled and wireless high-speed internet access, large desk, 2-line phones, marble bathroom with separate bath and shower with rainforest shower head, ipod dock, widescreen lcd hi-definition cable tv, dvd player and lending library, movie channels, minibar, personal safe plus full english breakfast buffet daily. Luxurious bathrooms are furnished with toiletries, sewing kits, hair dryers, bathroom scales, shaver sockets and shaving mirrors. Views include a choice of the garden, table mountain or swimming pool on a request basis. Some rooms and suites offer private courtyards. Private balconies are also available on request.