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Iconic Belmond Stays

Whether it is South Africa, South America, Cape Town or Rio, read more about Belmond hotels and their luxury stays to appeal to travellers who want the service and view.

From the lush tropics of South America to the beating heart of South Africa, each luxurious Belmond property has a fascinating story to tell. Here are our top 3 most iconic Belmond stays.

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Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel, Cape Town

At the foot of Table Mountain, Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel offers an oasis of calm in Cape Town’s beating heart. This exquisitely restored colonial hotel claims a star-studded history, with the likes of Winston Churchill, John Lennon and Nelson Mandela making an appearance on the list of guests who have stayed here. Feel the magic of a bygone era on our Essence of Southern Africa Journey and become part of something rather special as you step through the imposing entrance into a world of grandeur.


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Belmond Hotel das Cataratas, Iguazu Falls

Surrounded by lush tropical rainforest, the pastel-pink hideaway that is Belmond Hotel das Cataratas, offers total seclusion while giving guests exclusive access to Iguacu Falls National Park. Each of the rooms has been lavishly decorated and features plush furnishings as well as elegant marble bathrooms. Listen to the sounds of the jungle as you soak in the hotel’s pool, stroll the orchid-filled gardens and sip cocktails while the sun goes down. There is no better base than this for experiencing the wonder of Iguazu Falls and the Best of South America.

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Belmond Copacabana Palace, Rio de Janeiro

An art deco masterpiece, Belmond Copacabana Palace boasts a Brazilian beachfront location like no other. Since its doors opened in 1923 on the world’s most iconic beach, this landmark hotel has been a favourite of the rich and the famous. Each room is unique and features antique furniture, French textiles and original artworks. Grab a lounge chair by the pool and kick back with a cocktail or check out the Copacabana Palace Spa for the ultimate wellbeing experience.