Ellerman House allows guests to experience intimate luxury at its finest. Located in the premier Cape Town suburb of Bantry Bay and perched on the slopes of Lion’s Head Mountain, this faithfully-preserved historical Edwardian mansion offers guests discreet glamour, splendid isolation, magnificent views and exceptional hospitality. The hotel also boasts one of the finest and most representative collections of South African original art, as well as an impressive collection of vintage wines.
Consisting of 13 bedrooms and 2 three-bedroom villas, which have all been individually composed to create an aura of luxury, fantasy and pure indulgence. Private balconies offer sweeping views across the Atlantic Ocean and the surrounding gardens.
Why we like it here
Ellerman House is nestled upon the majestic slopes of Lion’s Head and is within walking distance of the spectacular Clifton and Camps Bay beaches. Its exclusive location offers guests privacy and tranquillity, while still remaining fairly close to the city centre and the popular Victoria & Alfred Waterfront.
Ellerman House provides service like no other. They will cater for your every need.
With the spectacular views, your eyes will take in stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean as it crashes against the rocks.
The exceptional food, prepared by a skilled chef, the dinner menu is locally-sourced and changes every day. Guests also have access to a 24-hour snack pantry, which is filled with snacks, cold drinks, and fresh homemade treats that are made daily.
Ellerman House has an exceptional spa that specialises in cutting-edge massage techniques and anti-ageing beauty rituals that draw on the wisdom and restorative, healing techniques of different cultures from around the world.
Things to be aware of
Although Ellerman House has magnificent sea views, there are a few rooms that do not, these being the spa rooms and the accommodation labelled as “classic rooms”.
Ellerman House is situated in a residential area and as such there aren’t any restaurants or cafés in the neighbourhood.