Operator: Belmond Hotels
No. of Keys / Area: 209 keys
Completed: 2007 (refurbishments ongoing)
Type of Project: Refurbishment & Additions to Existing Hotel
The luxurious Mount Nelson Hotel is one of South Africa’s most famous hotels, synonymous with Cape hospitality since 1899. It is set in glorious park-like gardens on a historic site at the foot of Table Mountain, in the heart of Cape Town.
The hotel boasts six individual accommodation wings, each with its own unique character, private gardens and facilities. The 209 spacious rooms and suites, with garden or mountain views, are individually furnished and decorated and feature the latest in 21st century conveniences.
The various projects that we undertook required us to intervene in many aspects of the hotel’s upkeep, from the refurbishment of bedrooms to bringing the many public areas back to life. Due to the historical nature of the building, each project had to be undertaken sensitively in order to allow hotel operation during construction, and provide the hotel with modern facilities without spoiling the gracious feeling of the original hotel.
Over the years the hotel has acquired historically sensitive buildings on the surrounding properties and we were tasked to incorporate them into the hotel precinct. Facilities include gourmet restaurants and a Boutique Spa.
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