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Ellerman House in Cape Town

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Ellerman House, for the most exclusive Bantry Bay retreat for discerning luxury travellers seeking complete exclusivity in Cape Town with spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean against the backdrop of Lion's Head, look no further than the Ellerman House.

The renown beaches of Clifton’s are within walking distance, while major attractions such as Table Mountain, Camps Bay and V&A Waterfront are 10 minutes away by car from the Ellerman House.
Originally a private residence, this historic Cape Edwardian-style mansion features shaded verandas and terraced indigenous gardens overlooking the ocean along with individually design modern rooms and suites with the best views in Cape Town. Guest privacy is a top priority and the hospitality team prides itself on individualising every aspect of the experience and tailor-making excursions.

The Luxurious Ellerman House boasts an extensive South African art collection including original works from the turn of the last century to modern contemporary art. The Ellerman House also offers the best in South African wines with a fine selection of over 7,500 wines.

What makes the Hotel Ellerman House & Spa unique?

  • The most exclusive boutique hotel in Cape Town with spectacular views.
  • Great location in Bantry Bay, close the city's top beaches.
  • 13 individually decorated suites & 2 ultra-modern villas.
  • An extensive South African art & wine collection.
  • Ellerman House Spa with breathtaking views & modern facilities.
  • Specially tailored tour excursions including helicopter tours.
  • Complimentary arrival transfers from airport/dock/train station.
  • Laundry Included & fully stocked minibar.
  • Daily sunset cocktails, canapés & 24hr guest pantry.


  • Ellerman House in Cape Town
  • Ellerman House in Cape Town
  • Ellerman House in Cape Town
  • Ellerman House in Cape Town
  • Ellerman House in Cape Town
  • Ellerman House in Cape Town
  • Ellerman House in Cape Town
  • Ellerman House in Cape Town


  • Bed & Breakfast
  • South Africa

Classic House room - Warm and intimate space, featuring a dazzling chandelier & floor-to-ceiling mirror. (323 square feet)
Superior House Room - Sun-filled & inviting with touches of leather, wood and linen, &large bay windows with exceptional views of the coastline. (323 square feet)
Deluxe Spa Room -  Adjacent to the Ellerman House Spa, decorated in natural colours and textures with a shared timber deck with an infinity pool and ocean views. (398 square feet)
Deluxe House Rooms - Spacious rooms decorated in an ocean palate, opens up onto private balconies – ideal for sun-downers and al fresco dining. (474 square feet).
Ellerman House Suite - Large ocean-view suites with separate lounge, dining area & private balcony. (1103 square feet)

Ellerman House Suite

In contrast to the old-world elegance of Ellerman House, two luxury villas add a glamorous, contemporary edge to the hotel’s classic style and refined ambience. Designed with the discerning luxury traveller in mind and perfectly suited to families or friends with spacious entertainment and relaxation areas and private infinity pools.
*Villa One may be booked either as a three-bedroom villa or as a five-bedroom villa.

Ellerman House Villa ONE -
Above the Ellerman House Spa. Multi storey 3-bedroom villa (with option of an additional two bedrooms on spa level). Spacious, contemporary architectural design. Includes private lounge, entertainment room, dining room, kitchen, library, study, elevator and private deck and pool. ( 7492 square feet)
Ellerman House Villa TWO - Built above the Ellerman House Wine Gallery. Multi storey, spacious, ultra-modern 3-bedroom villa. Includes private deck & pool, cinema and open-plan living & dining and kitchen. ( 4650 square feet)

Ellerman House Villa TWO

Check-in time is 13h00
Check-out time is 11h00


The Ellerman House Spa
The Ellerman House Spa is an opportunity to experience true relaxation and well-being while rejuvenating body and mind.
The facilities include:

  • Two single treatment rooms
  • One double treatment room
  • Sensation shower
  • Sauna
  • Steam room.

Drawing on healing and beauty techniques from around the globe, guests can choose from traditional Japanese body work, LaStone therapy, Bellabaci, aroma-therapy, Swedish, deep tissue, Reiki and lymph drainage.
The signature two-hour Ellerman House Ritual includes a body scrub and cleanse, body wrap, massage and rehydration treatment.
The Spa can arrange for the kitchen to balance food intake with treatments, adding a healthy routine to your stay.

Secluded in the lush gardens near the pool, Ellerman House offers a fully equipped gym with state-of-the-art equipment, sauna and change rooms.
Enjoy an energising workout while taking in a signature view of the Atlantic.
‘Technogym Excite’ equipment includes free weights and benches, treadmill, stationary bicycle, elliptical trainer, medicine balls and exercise mats.

The Ellerman House's lap pool is solar heated to a temperature between 19 and 24 degrees Celsius, perfect for guests who enjoy a swim as part of their workout. Or soak up the sun's rays and relax beside the pool in our loungers.

A spiral staircase leads down to the Ellerman House Bar, serving beer, wine, fine spirits and gourmet cocktails. Catch up on news and entertainment on a large flat-screen TV or indulge in the select Cuban and Dominican cigars available.

An area for relaxation. Admire artworks by South African master JH Pierneef while enjoy a cup of coffee with the morning paper or a signature cocktail.

A collection of fiction and nonfiction titles, plus magazines from around the world available at the Ellerman House Library. Enjoy an after-dinner drink by the fireplace.
For convenience, a nearby computer and printer is available for complimentary guest use.

Guest Pantry
The Guest Pantry is your guilty pleasure.
Fresh, homemade treats are prepared daily, a perfect for a light snack between meals, or grabbing supplies before heading out for the day.

Art Collection
Ellerman House has a significant collection of original South African art, displayed throughout the property, representing the huge social & cultural shift that South African art has made from the 19th century to present.
The collection includes pioneering work from the 1930s generation of artists, such as JH Pierneef, Maggie Laubser & Irma Stern.

Wine Gallery
Journey into the history of South African wine through an interactive multi-media wine library. Private wine tastings are tailored to guests preferences, while an exclusive wine App for iPad provides tasting notes for the remarkable 7500 wine collection.   A separate Champagne cellar is stocked exclusively with Dom Pérignon vintages.

A creative collaboration between a team of South Africans, including
architect Michael Dennett, sculptor Angus Taylor and industrial designer
Brian Steinhobel, the Wine Gallery marries sculptural shapes and the raw
beauty of natural materials with cutting-edge technology and contemporary

Ellerman House Wine Gallery


Rates quoted per person sharing per night

Ellerman House
Boutique Hotel (5+ Star)

IN ZAR Per Person Sharing Per Night
Peak Season
01 Dec - 29 Feb'16
High Season
01 Mar - 30 Apr'16
01 Oct - 30 Nov'16
Low Season
01 May - 30 Sep'15
Rooms & Suites
Classic House Room R4,500 R4,250 R3,500
Superior House Room R5,750 R5,500 R4,500
Deluxe Spa Room R6,750 R6,500 R5,500
Deluxe House Room R8,750 R8,500 R7,000
Ellerman House Suite R11,250 R11,000 R9,000
Luxury Villas
Ellerman House Villa One
3 bedroom option
Per Villa
Per Villa
Per Villa
Ellerman House Villa Two
3 bedroom option
Per Villa
Per Villa
Per Villa
Ellerman House Villa One
5 bedroom option
Per Villa
Per Villa
Per Villa
  • Return private transfers from Airport & locations within 15km of hotel
  • Fully inclusive breakfast
  • Laundry packed in tissue paper
  • All beverages inclusive of spirits and beer
  • Fully stocked in-room bar with luxury brands
  • Guest pantry (24 hour) with selection of snacks & in-between meal options
  • Daily sunset cocktails & canapés
  • Access to Ellerman House Spa & Fitness Center
  • Wireless Internet access
  • 24-hour monitored security & private parking
  • Individual attention from Senior Managers


  • Lunch and dinner
  • Wines and Champagne
  • Invited guest’ meals and drinks

Child Policy: Children over 14 years of age are welcome at Ellerman House & Villa Two, and children of all ages are welcome at Villa One.

Prices are subject to change due to airfare increases, currency exchange, fluctuations and any  unforeseen circumstances, without prior notice.

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