Ellerman House

Ellerman House enjoys the finest views of the Atlantic, just 10 minutes away from the V&A Waterfront, in Bantry Bay. With individually designed bedrooms, a large Villa and relaxing spa, this intimate and romantic boutique hotel epitomizes the best in South African hospitality coupled with an art & wine collection which will leave you breathless. Ellerman House offers luxurious rooms and spacious suites with adjoining lounges, while Ellerman Villa offers a self-contained home of exceptional exclusivity and unrivalled privacy. The on property Spa invites pure indulgence, with sea views and ultra-modern facilities.  Ellerman House overlooks the Atlantic Ocean and Robben Island from a commanding position above Cape Town’s Bantry Bay. Created for the enjoyment of the finer things in life, this gracious Cape Edwardian mansion with shaded verandahs and tiered gardens, has beautifully appointed interiors and one of the finest private art collections in South Africa. It is world renowned for exceptional hospitality in true Relais & Chateaux style.

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Deluxe House Ocean View Room

Taking a cue from their breathtaking ocean backdrop, these spacious, sun-drenched bedrooms are a traveller’s paradise. Two sets of double doors open up to an exquisite private balcony, where a lush assortment of native South African plants adds to the seaside aroma. The sightlines beckon guests to enjoy sun-soaked afternoons, al fresco dinners, or evening drinks to cap the day’s adventure. A blend of ocean colours, textured finishes, and contemporary touches saturate the rooms. Antique chairs complement sleek marble-topped TV consoles which are a graceful pairing of past and present. The Deluxe House rooms are all en-suite, and include satellite TV, air conditioning, wireless internet, heated floors, and a complimentary minibar. The average room size is 44 square metres (474 square feet).

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Deluxe Spa Ocean View Room

Snugly adjacent to the Ellerman Spa, the Deluxe Spa rooms have a front row seat to the serene infinity pool, which overlooks the Atlantic Ocean. These charming rooms feature double sliding wooden doors that open to a shared balcony and deck, where guests sip drinks and relax on loungers while taking in a smorgasbord of Capetonian coastline. The rooms are bathed in tranquillity with a blend of natural colours and textures, warm beech-wood panelling and heavenly scents drifting in from the nearby spa. The Deluxe Spa Rooms are en-suite and include satellite TV, air conditioning, wireless internet, heated floors, and a complimentary minibar. The average room size is 37 square metres / 398 square feet.

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Ellerman House Ocean View Suite

The Ellerman House Suites are the epitome of elegance and comfort, with large rooms styled in a beautiful layering of colours, fabrics and textures. Dramatic sightlines set the mood from large sitting rooms that overlook an oceanfront balcony, accessible by French doors. Guests can entertain friends in the elegant dining area, relax in the lounge, or savour breathtaking views of the Atlantic on the private wraparound balcony. Throughout the rooms, prized paintings and sculptures by South African artists add to the stylish bravado. The Ellerman House Suites are en-suite and include satellite TV, air conditioning, wireless internet, heated floors, and a complimentary minibar. The average room size is 102.5 square metres (1103 square feet).

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Superior House Ocean View Room

Sun-filled and inviting, these bijou rooms feature the best ocean views. Guests love to sip coffee whilst gazing out of the large bay windows at the spectacular coastline below. Touches of leather, wood and linen set the mood, while a sleek TV console and an eye-catching assortment of art provide character. Nearby, two comfortable armchairs sit in a mini-lounge area. The Superior House Rooms are en-suite and include satellite TV, air conditioning, wireless internet, heated floors, and a complimentary minibar. The average room size is 30 square metres (323 square feet).

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Three Bedroom Ellerman Villa 1

Luxury has a new address. The Ellerman House Villa epitomizes lavish Capetonian living, affording guests an unmatched level of privacy and service. Standing independent of Ellerman House, this three-story Villa has three spacious bedrooms, an entertainment area with deck and pool, a TV lounge, dining room, study and fully equipped kitchen. The top-floor bedrooms are accessed either by lift or by stairs. Each has a spacious bathroom with infinity mirrors and luxury bath products. The main bedroom, with king-size bed, is decorated in aqua and cool creams, and is defined by a bathroom that opens out to incredible ocean views. The second bedroom, also with superb views of the ocean, is dominated by a king-size bed, and has a striking Bali-style bathroom. The third bedroom looks towards the Twelve Apostles mountain range and has two single beds. All rooms can be converted into king or twin beds. Ellerman House Villa can be booked in two separate ways: The entire five-bedroom Villa, including the two ground floor Spa rooms, plus a relaxation area with infinity pool and steam room. Or a three-bedroom option that includes the top two self-contained floors, sealed off internally to the Spa area on the lower floor with an access door.

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Three Bedroom Ellerman Villa 2

Ellerman House Villa Two is available on an exclusive-use basis only and is ideally suited to families or groups of friends. It includes 3 bedrooms with open-plan bathrooms and private terraces, spacious entertainment areas, outdoor living and an infinity pool, interactive designer kitchen, a cinema, and a study area. Gravity defying, ultra-modern architecture and breathtaking Atlantic Ocean views define this latest addition. Separate to Ellerman House yet on the same property, Villa Two offers all the benefits of being attached to one of the most exclusive small hotels in the world coupled with life’s ultimate luxuries – complete privacy and discreet personal service tailor-made to the individual. Designed with the discerning luxury traveler in mind, it epitomizes the glamorous beach lifestyle for which Cape Town has become world famous.

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Five Bedroom Ellerman Villa 1

Luxury has a new address. The Ellerman House Villa epitomizes lavish Capetonian living, affording guests an unmatched level of privacy and service. Standing independent of Ellerman House, this three-story Villa has five spacious bedrooms, an entertainment area with deck and pool, a TV lounge, dining room, study and fully equipped kitchen. The top-floor bedrooms are accessed either by lift or by stairs. Each has a spacious bathroom with infinity mirrors and luxury bath products. The main bedroom, with king-size bed, is decorated in aqua and cool creams, and is defined by a bathroom that opens out to incredible ocean views. The second bedroom, also with superb views of the ocean, is dominated by a king-size bed, and has a striking Bali-style bathroom. The third bedroom looks towards the Twelve Apostles mountain range and has two single beds. All rooms can be converted into king or twin beds. Ellerman House Villa can be booked in two separate ways: The entire five-bedroom Villa, including the two ground floor Spa rooms, plus a relaxation area with infinity pool and steam room. Or a three-bedroom option that includes the top two self-contained floors, sealed off internally to the Spa area on the lower floor with an access door.

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Ellerman House Restaurants

Ellerman House offers the pleasure of dining in a legendary setting with an ever-evolving and exciting menu. A small and dedicated team of chefs have created a kitchen in which innovation, talent and the very best ingredients combine to seduce the most sophisticated diners. The cuisine reflects the true spirit of Cape Town, allowing local flavours and traditions to mingle with exotic ingredients from afar. In true connoisseur style, the same expertise applies to the unique art collection, a true marriage of culture and culinary taste.

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Ellerman House Activities

Ellerman Spa, on the ground floor of Ellerman Villa, invites pure indulgence with infinity views and ultra-modern facilities including three treatment rooms, a colour therapy steam room, large sauna and unique infinity pool. A fully equipped gym secluded in the gardens near the swimming pool, beckons the energetic to experience Ellerman House's fitness facilities. With its state of the art equipment, sauna and change rooms, the gym overlooks the Atlantic Ocean.

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