Ellerman House - Luxury accommodation in Bantry Bay in Cape Town, South Africa
Bantry Bay
Cape Town
South Africa
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This superb luxury "home from home" boutique hotel is the quintessential location for discerning guests accustomed to the finer pleasures of life. The true splendour of Ellerman House rests in faithful preservation of its historical architecture, combined with discreet hospitality and efficient service reflecting the ambience experienced only in the comfort and familiarity of home. 

Unsurpassed, sweeping views from Bantry Bay across the Atlantic Ocean to Robben Island are a privileged pleasure from the private balconies and the unrivalled lawned terraces surrounding the large, heated swimming pool.

Ellerman House - Luxury Hotel in Cape Town, South Africa
To delight in the tranquil ambience of Ellerman House is to experience discreet hospitality, all embracing service and excellent cuisine. Exquisite meals created by acclaimed international chefs are displayed to perfection on china, silver and crystal. Ellerman House has two of the finest collections of South African original art and vintage wines - each individually selected to enhance our guest's experience.

Character, Courtesy, Calm, Charm and Cuisine - signatures of Relais & Chateaux, Ellerman House is one of only two Relais & Chateaux hotels in Cape Town and one of only 14 purple shield hotels in the world.

Ellerman House is an idyllic location for Weddings and Honeymoons - linger over an evening aperitif on the terrace under the deep blue starry night of the Southern Hemisphere and listen to the romance of the Atlantic, while savouring seafood cuisine and local vintage extraordinaire.

The jewel of Cape Town, Ellerman House is one of the finest boutique hotels in the world, in the finest of locations. Ellerman House is an historical landmark situated on quite the most spectacular site on Kloof Road in the premier Cape Town suburb of Bantry Bay. Bantry Bay is wind free and with panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean. Guests can experience breathtaking year round sunsets.

It is within walking distance of the famous Clifton Beach, ten minutes from the centre of Cape Town and the bustling Waterfront and a mere 45 minutes from the heart of the winelands. It is the perfect springboard from which to discover the Cape's many and varied attractions - sun-drenched beaches, word class restaurants, majestic Table Mountain, spectacular scenic drives, golf courses, the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, and some of the special places that only Capetonians know.

At Ellerman House, guests can relax in the many gracious living rooms that flow onto sweeping verandas and patios. One on the finest collections of original South African art adorn the walls of the hotel and guests are encouraged to linger awhile to appreciate South Africa's finest artworks.

The large heated swimming pool is set amid unrivalled lawned terraces with tall palm trees and provides one of the most perfect and unique vantage points imaginable. The sweeping views from Bantry Bay across the Atlantic Ocean to Robben Island are unsurpassed and characterise Ellerman House as one of the great luxury hotels in Southern Africa.
In the bar, guests can savour a drink surrounded by Table Mountain granite blending with skilled stone masonry, sumptous leather and rich woods. Boasting four fully stocked cellars of South African vintage wines, guests can select from over 17 000 bottles!

The fully equipped gym and sauna add to the luxury and convenience of Ellerman House. What better way to tone the body surrounded by Ellerman House's unsurpassed views of the Atlantic Ocean.
Relax in the stately library and browse the collection of old, rare and new volumes from the Owners' own library collections. Computing equipment is provided to download e-mails and for internet usage.

The Ellerman Spa, with its colour therapy steam bath, sauna, infinity pool and sumptuous treatments takes pampering to new heights - and discerning guests can experience it as if it were in their own home.

Ellerman House has 11 bedrooms, each of them decorated individually. Original art from the hotel's extensive private collection hang on the walls while complimentary whisky and sherry is decanted into beautiful cut glass decanters.

Photographs of previous residents of Ellerman House - when it was still a private home - are mounted in silver frames and lend an air of continuity and history to each room. It is these welcoming home-away-from-home touches that contribute to the integrity of the service offered to guests.

Of course, modern conveniences such as under floor heating, air conditioning, satellite television, heated towel rails, luxurious toiletries, Internet connections and other technological treats are mandatory, allowing guests to indulge in the pleasure of sheer relaxation.

Conveniently located close to:
  • the world-renowned Table Mountain & famous Clifton beaches
  • the Cableway
  • Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
  • a few kilometres from Cape Town CBD
  • nearby to top-class golf courses & Health & Racquet Club - a compendium of sports & recreations are accessible to you.
  • Cape Point
  • Mountain trails and coastal walks along exquisite beaches
  • Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens
Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town, South Africa
View from Table Top Mountain, South Africa
  • historic Robben Island
  • Fun and Sports
  • Hang-gliding
  • Mountain biking
  • Scuba-diving
  • Windsurfing
  • Boating
  • Cape Winelands
  • Vibrant nightlife
  • Luxurious dining
  • Historical museums
  • Finest theatre and music
  • Superior shopping centres
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Relais and Chateaux member
Ellerman House

180 Kloof Road
Bantry Bay
Cape Town 
South Africa

Graded 5 star accommodation by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa

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