One of Cape Town’s finest hotels, Ellerman House is a sophisticated boutique hotel with spectacular Atlantic views, excellent facilities and top notch service. Originally an Edwardian Mansion, Ellerman House now stands on the cliffs of Bantry Bay as a beacon of luxury and elegance. Traditional in style but modern in approach, the personalised service and attention to detail stands out. A fine art collection, wine cellar, fine dining and beautiful grounds complete this five star experience.
For those looking for a quiet and sophisticated haven away from the crowds of the Waterfront, Ellerman House offers the ideal urban retreat with easy access to all Cape Town’s attractions. Lion’s Head towers above the hotel, which enjoys magnificent ocean views. Ellerman is walking distance from Clifton beach and Camps Bay, while the waterfront, city bowl, Kirstenbosch gardens, Table Mountain cable car and Constantia are all a short drive away. It is ideally located for those looking to explore Cape Town from a peaceful base. The staff here are truly impressive in their friendly and professional manner, thoughtfully assisting all aspects of your stay in Cape Town to ensure you make the most of your time here. Tailormade excursions can be arranged by the hotel.
Ellerman House has just 13 rooms – all elegantly appointed with spacious en-suite bathrooms are a haven for relaxation and include satellite TV, air conditioning, wireless internet, heated floors, and a complimentary minibar. Two deluxe spa rooms opening onto their own private deck and sparkling pool and each having their own private chef, ideal for accommodating families, now contribute to the sophisticated ambience that is tangible at this unique address. The Deluxe house room has exclusive use of its own private terrace. Children are only accommodated in the private villas.
Classically styled gourmet meals are the pride of Ellerman House’s experienced chefs and locally sourced fresh and seasonal ingredients encapsulate Cape cuisine at its best. Wine tasting adventures vie with sunset cocktails on the terrace for the best hotel experience and delectable breakfast menus satisfy even the most sophisticated food lover. Delicious snack packs are provided for hikers wanting to explore the scenic surrounds.
For those looking to exercise between gourmet meals, a well -equipped gym facility is based on the premises. A tranquil spa lies in lush gardens and fulfils its promises of relaxation, rejuvenation and restoration with a range of luxurious products and staff that expertly introduce guests to renowned treatments from around the globe such as traditional Japanese body work, Bellabaci and aromatherapy to name but a few.
Even those with only a passing interest in art can’t fail to be impressed by the collection here. The Ellerman House Contemporary Art Gallery is a main feature of this outstanding establishment with its limitless collection of privately – owned contemporary artworks. Ellerman House also boasts its own extensive wine gallery cellar showcasing South Africa’s 350-year old heritage of winemaking and an impressive 7500-strong collection of South African wines from the Western Cape’s world-renowned wine regions, many of them enhanced by coveted vintages bought on auction. An interactive multi-media wine library, champagne cellar – stocking rare vintages of Dom Perignon – as well as a Brandy Tasting lounge form an integral part of the gallery itself.
Enhance your Ellerman House luxury stay by embarking on a unique ‘diamond safari’ to the mineral-rich west coast of South Africa with Ellerman House and in conjunction with Benguela Diamonds – a unique place of origin for some of the most exquisite and valuable existing diamonds.
Access to all of Cape Town’s main attractions is facilitated by Ellerman House’s perfect location. Feel very welcome as you explore this phenomenal residence and all it has to offer its discerning guests.
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