Ellerman House Luxury Hotel in Bantry Bay

Ellerman House Luxury Hotel

Hotel at 180 Kloof Road, Bantry Bay, 8001, Atlantic Seaboard, Cape Town, South Africa. Show on Map

About Ellerman House Luxury Hotel

The jewel of Cape Town, Ellerman House is a landmark in the premier Cape Town suburb of Bantry Bay. Unsurpassed, sweeping views from Bantry Bay across the Atlantic Ocean to Robben Island is a privileged pleasure from the private balconies. The unrivalled lawned terraces surrounding the large, heated swimming pool characterise Ellerman House as one of the great luxury hotels in South Africa.

Ellerman House Luxury Hotel

This superb luxury "home from home" hotel is the quintessential location for discerning guests accustomed to the finer pleasures of life. Exquisite meals created by acclaimed chefs are displayed to perfection on china, silver and crystal. Ellerman House has two of the finest collections of South African original art and vintage wines - each individually selected to enhance our guest's experience.


At Ellerman House in Bantry Bay, guests can relax in the many living rooms that flow onto sweeping verandas and patios. One on the finest collections of original South African art adorn the walls of the hotel and guests are encouraged to linger awhile to appreciate South Africa's finest artworks.

The large heated swimming pool is set amid unrivalled lawned terraces with tall palm trees and provides one of the most perfect and unique vantage points imaginable. In the bar, guests can savour a drink surrounded by Table Mountain granite blending with skilled stone masonry, sumptuous leather and rich woods. Boasting four fully stocked cellars of South African vintage wines, guests can select from over 17 000 bottles!

The fully equipped gym and sauna add to the luxury and convenience of Ellerman House. What better way to tone the body surrounded by Ellerman House's breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean. Relax in the stately library and browse the collection of old, rare and new volumes from the Owners' own library collections. Computing equipment is provided to download e-mails and for Internet usage.

Guest Rooms:

Ellerman House offers luxurious accommodation in Bantry Bay with all deluxe bedrooms and luxury suites, designer furnished and individually decorated. Sharing or single, the room rate is the same and is inclusive of breakfast, drinks (excluding wine and champagne), luxury airport transfers, valet facilities and ad hoc secretarial services. Children over 14 are welcome at Ellerman House.

Cape Town Weddings:

Ellerman House is an idyllic and beautifully romantic venue for intimate weddings. Surround your wedding ceremony on the lawned terrace, with breathtaking natural beauty and allow our chefs to create a wedding menu of your choice. Ellerman House can be reserved exclusively for private wedding parties with all arrangements catered for. Small intimate weddings of 6 - 8 guests can be hosted on the lawned terrace with the reception taking place in the private wing of the restaurant. Larger weddings (10 - 20 guests) can only be accommodated if the entire hotel is booked.

Ellerman House Villa & Spa

Slick modernity coupled with incredibly comfortable design principles is the ethos behind the newly created Villa & Spa at Ellerman House. Situated in the gardens of the world-renowned Ellerman House, the 'twelfth room' of the hotel was fashioned to offer a contemporary edge to the classic original, without compromising on the philosophy of service excellence. It even has its own butler to cater to guests' every whim.

A polished teak deck leads to the Spa with its contrasting pale oak floors and dark wood inlays. The Spa has two bedrooms that can be used either by residents using the Spa, or reserved for sole use by those staying in The Villa, offering five bedrooms in all.

A lift, like a modern gilded cage, connects all levels of the house. A curved staircase, the rail bound in leather, follows the lift while soaring, bronzed bamboo delivers a natural art form to complement the space. The living area is open plan and flows outdoors. The massive glass windows peel back completely, opening up the lounge, dining room and study to the magnificent views of the ocean.

A separate entertainment room, with flat screen plasma television, DVDs and CDs downloaded into the house's main server, leads into a hi tech stainless steel kitchen, fully stocked with delicacies from the best gourmet food shops in the city. At the top of the house, level with the tree tops, are three luxurious bedrooms each with a glamorous, Hollywood-style bathroom created with acres of Travertine marble, infinity mirrors, some of them etched with ethereal designs, and of course, top of the range beauty products.

The main bedroom, with a king-size bed, is decorated in a symphony in aqua and cool creams, and is defined by a bathroom that opens out on to the sea as if someone were on the deck of a boat. The second bedroom, known as the lilac room, is also dominated by a king-size bed, and has a striking Bali-style bathroom. The third bedroom, on the side of the house, looks on to the Twelve Apostles Mountains and has two single beds, both draped in plush burgundy and pale gold.

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Air-conditioning
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Beach towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • DVD player
  • Hairdryer
  • International plug point(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Mini- / courtesy bar
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Private pool
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Telephone (direct dial)
  • Television (with satellite)
  • Underfloor heating

On Site

  • Air-conditioning
  • Business facilities
  • Complimentary newspapers
  • Concierge
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Foreign exchange desk
  • Garden(s)
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Gym / fitness centre
  • Health spa
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (off street)
  • Reception (24 hours)
  • Safe deposit box (reception)
  • Security (guard)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool
  • Wake up calls

Food & Drink

  • Bar (fully licenced)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee
  • Restaurant / dining room
  • Room service


  • Free Wi-Fi


  • Airport transfers
  • Other transfers available
  • Tour assistance

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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -33.929108332666665
Longitude: 18.37790555488889

Closest airport(s)
Cape Town International - 23km

Children policy
Children 14 and older are welcome. Ellerman Villa One welcome children of all ages.

Check-in/out times
Check-in from 13h00
Check-out by 11h00

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