Overview of Ellerman House

Located on the mountainside, overlooking Bantry Bay, Ellerman House is an elegant villa offering exceptional service and exquisite accommodation. The Herbert Baker-styled mansion has been fully restored and lavishly decorated with South African art to create an opulent retreat, ideal for the discerning traveller.

Ideally located for an exploration of Cape Town, Ellerman House is close to Table Mountain, the excellent beaches of Clifton and Camps Bay, and only a few minutes drive from the city centre and V&A Waterfront.

The concierge desk is available to arrange a host of excursions and experiences, including trips to the nearby Cape Winelands and Cape Point Nature Reserve. Alternatively, relax on a lounger beside the swimming pool as you enjoy the remarkable view and exceptional service.

Rates

Competitive rates for unforgettable experiences
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Date Board Price
01/05/2024 - 30/09/2024 Bed & Breakfast $440
01/10/2024 - 30/11/2024 Bed & Breakfast $495
01/12/2024 - 28/02/2025 Bed & Breakfast $605
01/03/2025 - 30/04/2025 Bed & Breakfast $580
01/05/2025 - 30/09/2025 Bed & Breakfast $525
01/10/2025 - 30/11/2025 Bed & Breakfast $580

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Highlights & Activities

What's on offer whilst on this itinerary?
  • Situated in exclusive Bantry Bay
  • Cape Town's first boutique hotel to go green
  • Renowned for its impeccable service
  • A historical mansion with classic architecture
  • A regular on Conde Nast’s Gold List
  • Africa's largest private art collection
  • Fantastic cuisine & wines
Beach activities

Beach activities

Day tours

Day tours

Sundowners

Sundowners

Rooms at Ellerman House

Unwind and relax, in your own private luxury
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    Superior House Room

    Ellerman House offers 11 Luxury Rooms that have been tastefully decorated with the finest fabrics and furnishings. Rooms feature a stylish en suite bathroom, original South African art, flat-screen satellite TV, under-floor heating, air conditioning, wireless internet connection, a complimentary room bar and gorgeous views of the Atlantic Ocean.

    Other room types:

    For something extremely exclusive, check into either of the two private and luxurious villas. Ellerman Villa provides the ultimate in luxurious comfort with a sun-drenched pool deck, panoramic ocean views, and a personal butler, chef and staff. The villas consist of three or five spacious bedrooms, and have a separate TV lounge, dining room, and a study.

    General Facilities

    Browse the Ellerman House Art Collection, offering guests the opportunity to view an extensive collection of works from modern South African artists including William Kentridge and Irma Stern.

    Indulge in a sundowner or after-dinner nightcap in the Ellerman House Bar – decorated with rich leather, wood, and skilled stone masonry hewn from raw Table Mountain granite. The stately library features a wonderful collection of old, rare and antique literature, as well as newer novels for you to get lost in. Ellerman House offers a fully-equipped gym and a spa with three pampering treatment rooms, a large sauna, and a large infinity pool.

    Art Gallery

    Art Gallery

    Computer facilities

    Computer facilities

    Gym

    Gym

    Laundry service

    Laundry service

    Library

    Library

    Restaurant

    Restaurant

    Secure parking

    Secure parking

    Spa

    Spa

    Swimming pool

    Swimming pool

    Wi-Fi available

    Wi-Fi available

    Dining

    Dining at Ellerman House is nothing short of sublime; the flexible menu is modelled on refined simplicity and innovation to produce mouth-watering delights, paired with delicious South African wines.

    The international chefs aim to ensure that every meal is an unforgettable culinary experience.

    Expert Opinion

    We know because we go
    Mariam Ngoyi

    Mariam Ngoyi

    Africa Safari Expert

    This hotel combines great food and wine, and rooms offering sea views with spectacular art pieces and personalised touches. Definitely perfect for those looking for the ultimate in rest and relaxation.

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    Traveller Reviews

    • CL

      Ellerman House – Wonderful. The service was amazing. Everyone was so attentive and aware of your schedule and your every needs.

      Cindy Lee
    • SP

      It was even better than I expected. The level of service was second to none. We really enjoyed our ocean-view room and spent many hours sitting on the balcony looking at the sea.

      Suzanne Pak
    • SP

      It was even better than I expected. The level of service was second to none. We really enjoyed our ocean-view room and spent many hours sitting on the balcony looking at the sea.

      Suzanne Pak