Why you'll love it here...
- Choose from 13 individually styled rooms and two villas at this luxurious, intimate boutique hotel
- Soak up the glamorous beach lifestyle and enjoy panoramic Atlantic Ocean views from your private terrace
- Explore the centre of Cape Town just minutes away from the exclusive suburban hotel
- Savour exceptional wine paired with decadent cuisine where every plate is bursting with flavour and creativity
Ellerman House occupies an elevated position on the slopes of Lion's Head about Bantry Bay and overlooking Cape Town's striking coastline, the Atlantic Ocean and Robben Island. With just 13 individually-styled bedrooms, Ellerman House sets the benchmark in attentive service and refined living.
Ellerman House occupies an elevated position on the slopes of Lion's Head about Bantry Bay and overlooking Cape Town's striking coastline, the Atlantic Ocean and Robben Island. Once the summer residence of shipping magnate Sir John Ellerman and his wife Lady Esther, this gracious Cape Edwardian mansion with sumptuously appointed interiors, shaded veranda’s and tiered gardens was created for enjoyment of the finer things in life. Ellerman House boasts one of the finest private art collections in South Africa, being a home rather than a hotel means all of the rooms are different in size, shape and decor.
An ultra modern addition to Ellerman House is The Ellerman Villa & Spa. Standing stylishly alongside the historic home with its dazzling ocean vistas. The Ellerman Villa is a 'smart' house but the technology is not overwhelming and has been designed for ease of use. The architecture is reminiscent of the work of Frank Lloyd Wright, the great American architect. Its uncompromising angles, oblique outlooks and sheer glass allow maximum exposure the sea below and beyond. Comprising a spa on the ground floor, a living area on the second, open plan and flows outdoors to the endless horizon. With three bedrooms on the third and a further two spa rooms, the Ellerman Villa provides a home away from home for the modern traveller comfortable in a striking minimalist environment.
- Gym / Fitness Centre
- Spa / Wellness
1/12 - Ellerman House & Villa
2/12 - House Villa Two at Ellerman House & Villa
3/12 - Interior of Ellerman House & Villa
4/12 - Gardens at Ellerman House & Villa
5/12 - Restaurant at Ellerman House & Villa
6/12 - Private terrace at Ellerman House & Villa
7/12 - Bedroom at Ellerman House & Villa
8/12 - Bedroom at Ellerman House & Villa
9/12 - Bedroom at Ellerman House & Villa
10/12 - Wine Bar at Ellerman House & Villa
11/12 - Suite bedroom at Ellerman House & Villa
12/12 - Superior house room at Ellerman House & Villa
Total Rooms: 13
Classic House Room
Deluxe Spa Rooms: Ocean view with deck
Superior House Room: Ocean view
Deluxe House Rooms: Ocean view with terrace
Ellerman House Suites
- For an extra special holiday or if travelling with friends or extended family the Ellerman House Villa can be booked as a private villa including exclusive use of the spa.
- Take some time to discover the four fully stocked cellars of South African vintage wines; guests can select from over 7,500 bottles!
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