At the foot of the iconic Table Mountain in Cape Town is the peaceful pink 5-Star paradise known as the Mount Nelson Hotel.
Painted pink to commemorate the peace of 1918 ending World War I, the hotel boasts some of the finest hotels and suites in Cape Town. The deluxe and superior rooms include two twins or a king bed and a luxurious marble bathroom. The spacious junior and studio suites upgrade the standard rooms with the addition of a sitting room. There are also one-bedroom suites with a balcony. The Presidential Suite comes with its own entrance hall, bedroom, dining room, lounge, and balcony with loungers.
Opened in 1899, this famous hotel is rich in the history of Cape Town. Not only was the hotel once headquarters for the British army during the South African War, it has played host to such notable guests as Sir Winston Churchill, Queen Elizabeth II, Nelson Mandela, the Dalai Lama, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and John Lennon and more. With a Mediterranean climate, rugged mountains, considerable coastline, inland valleys, coastal plains, and semi-desert fringes Cape Town is comparable to southern California. The outdoor adventurist can enjoy a range of activities from lounging on one of the many world-class beaches, to exploring Table Mountain where the eighty-seven-year-old cableway provides panoramic views of the Mother City. Dolphin and whale watching are also popular tourist attractions as well as cage diving with great white sharks for the more daring.