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Get the celebrity treatment with world-class service at Ellerman House

Located in Bantry Bay, perched on the slopes of Lion’s Head lies the elegant mansion Ellerman House. Featuring panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean, it boasts a lush garden, outdoor swimming pool and offers a complimentary airport shuttle. Individually decorated rooms with classic furnishings come with a balcony or terrace. Each room is equipped with a satellite TV, safe and tea-and-coffee-making facilities. Ellerman House restaurant serves breakfast daily and offers a variety of cuisines with the influence of Cape Malay spices and fresh organic fruit and vegetables. Guests can enjoy a glass of wine at the bar. The spa features a sauna, steam room and a selection of treatments available upon request. Facilities include a fitness centre, wine cellar and art gallery. Free WiFi is available. V&A Waterfront is within 6 km, Camps Bay is a 5 minutes’ drive and Table Mountain is a 10-minute drive away.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

Distance in property description is calculated using © OpenStreetMap

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.9)

Breakfast info

Continental, Full English/Irish

Free private parking available at the hotel


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Availability

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Room type
Number of guests
 
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
3 extra-large double beds
Bedroom 1:
1 extra-large double bed
Bedroom 2:
1 extra-large double bed
Bedroom 3:
2 single beds
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Property practices

This property has told us they implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.9
Facilities
9.7
Cleanliness
10
Comfort
9.9
Value for money
9.0
Location
9.9
Free WiFi
10
High score for Cape Town
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  • Andrew
    South Africa South Africa
    From booking to arrival and the time during your stay, Ellerman house staff make everything special and work hard to ensure you not only have a great stay with them, but also enjoy the many attractions around Cape Town. Nothing is too much trouble...
  • Cheila
    Mozambique Mozambique
    Exceptional experience! The hotel looks like a castle, with so much art in it, manager told me they are the biggest private art collectors in Africa. Location is outstanding, interrupted views over the ocean and the amazing Cape Town’s sunset....
  • Claire
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    A fabulous haven of peace post a long work trip ..

Hotel surroundings

Restaurants
1 restaurant on site

  • Restaurant #1
    • Cuisine
      Seafood • Local • South African
    • Ambiance
      Traditional
    • Dietary options
      Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Facilities of Ellerman House
Great facilities! Review score, 9.7

Most popular facilities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport shuttle (free)
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Fitness centre
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
Bathroom
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Bath
  • Shower
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • BBQ facilities
    Additional charge
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
Activities
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Live sport events (broadcast)
  • Live music/performance
  • Themed dinner nights
    Additional charge
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Evening entertainment
  • Table tennis
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Cable channels
  • CD player
  • DVD player
  • Telephone
  • TV
  • Pay-per-view channels
Food & Drink
  • Fruits
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Transport
  • Public transport tickets
    Additional charge
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Indoor play area
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Babysitting/child services
    Additional charge
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Trouser press
  • Ironing service
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Adult only
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Allergy-free room
  • Heating
  • Car hire
  • Packed lunches
  • Lift
  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Open all year
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
Wellness
  • Personal trainer
  • Fitness classes
  • Yoga classes
  • Fitness
  • Full body massage
  • Hand massage
  • Head massage
  • Couples massage
  • Foot massage
  • Neck massage
  • Back massage
  • Spa/wellness packages
  • Steam room
  • Spa facilities
  • Body wrap
  • Body scrub
  • Body treatments
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Waxing services
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty Services
  • Sun umbrellas
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Massage
    Additional charge
  • Spa and wellness centre
    Additional charge
  • Fitness centre
  • Sauna
Languages spoken
  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Xhosa

House rules
Ellerman House takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in
From 14:00
You'll need to let the property know in advance what time you'll arrive.
Check-out
Until 11:00
Cancellation/ prepayment
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required option.
Children and beds

Child policies

Children older than 12 years are welcome.

Children 18 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

12+ years
Extra bed upon request
ZAR 2,500 per person, per night

Prices for extra beds are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

There are no cots available at this property.

All extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction
There is no age requirement for check-in
Pets
Pets are not allowed.
Accepted payment methods
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The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

Please inform Ellerman House in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

Dear Visitor, this region is currently experiencing drought conditions. Please be aware that certain properties are subject to comply with local water usage restrictions.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), please ensure that you are only booking this property following the local government guidelines of the destination, including but not limited to the purpose of travel, and maximum allowed group size.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

FAQs about Ellerman House

  • Ellerman House is 2.4 miles from the centre of Cape Town. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Ellerman House has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant #1

  • Ellerman House offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Spa and wellness centre
    • Fitness centre
    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Table tennis
    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Evening entertainment
    • Themed dinner nights
    • Personal trainer
    • Live sport events (broadcast)
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Bicycle rental
    • Live music/performance
    • Beauty Services
    • Swimming Pool
    • Facial treatments
    • Waxing services
    • Manicure
    • Pedicure
    • Body treatments
    • Body scrub
    • Body wrap
    • Spa facilities
    • Steam room
    • Spa/wellness packages
    • Back massage
    • Neck massage
    • Foot massage
    • Couples massage
    • Head massage
    • Hand massage
    • Full body massage
    • Fitness
    • Yoga classes
    • Fitness classes

  • Check-in at Ellerman House is from 14:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • The prices at Ellerman House may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • The nearest beach is just 550 yards from Ellerman House. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Guests staying at Ellerman House can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 10.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish

  • Room options at Ellerman House include:

    • Double
    • Apartment
    • Suite