Ellerman House


Perched cliffside overlooking the sparkling Atlantic Ocean with mesmerizing views of Cape Town, Ellerman House celebrates the beauty of Cape Town and the best of South Africa. Spanning one-and-a-half private acres, Ellerman House is set amidst lush botanical gardens and boasts an unparalleled owner’s private art collection with over 1,000 works, as well as a pool, spa, and private wine collection. Architecturally, this luxurious retreat has safeguarded the character of the original 1906 Cape Edwardian Mansion with the classically styled main house (where you’ll find 13 unique rooms and suites) juxtaposed by two ultra-contemporary private villas. Celebrating the country’s renowned terroirs, the Ellerman House Wine Gallery houses a cellar filled with 7,500-bottle collection housed in contemporary corkscrew cellar, a Champagne Cellar, and Brandy Tasting Room or create your own gin with the Inverroche Gin Academy. And in terms of gastronomy in the spirit of Relais & Chateaux, al fresco dining delights guests with modern cuisine that reflects the bounty of the region. Guests can tour landscaped gardens featuring indigenous plant species, walk across generous private terraces and lawns with infinity water views or sink into its sublime resort spa for some R+R. While it may be challenging to leave the property, activities are endless from exploring Cape Town, triumphantly hiking Table Mountain, or exceptional experiences like diving for Benguela Diamonds or excursions to Antarctica. Service is the guiding star at Ellerman House, and its well-connected concierge is on hand to arrange all this and more upon request.


Housed in an original Cape Edwardian mansion with original details dating back to 1906, Ellerman House boasts 13 luxurious individually designed rooms and suites and two spacious ultra-contemporary villas set on one-and-a-half acres.


• Art Tours
• Concierge
• Daily Breakfast
• Drinks (except for wine and Champagne)
• Internet
• Laundry
• Local Musicians
• Local telephone calls
• Mini Bar
• Pantry
• Parking
• Private Chef for Villas
• Room Service
• Round-trip transfers
• Shoe Cleaning
• Snack Packs
• Sunset experience with cocktails and canapés
• Spa & Fitness Center
• Security


• Atlantic 4x4 Dune Experience
• Art in the Winelands Tour
• Benguela Diamond Safari
• Best of the Cape Tour: Excursions to Camps Bay & Champman’s Peak, Cape Point, Simon’s Town & Penguin Colony, and winery estates of Stellenbosch Region.
• City Centre and Bo-Kaap Walking Tour
• Click Foundation & Township Tour
• Excursions to Antarctica with White Desert Antarctica
• Exploring the Peninsula
• Family and Urban Table Mountain Tour Guided art-tour at Ellerman House Gallery
• Marine Safari
• Spa & Wellness Retreats
• Visits Zeitz MOCCAA and Zeitz & NORVAL
• Visits to wineries in Hemel-en-Aarde, Constantia, Stellenbosch & Franschhoek
• Wine tastings at Ellerman House Wine Gallery


Cape Town International Airport (CPT)

Ellerman House is located off Kloof road in Cape Town’s upscale residential neighborhood of Bantry Bay just ten minutes away from the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront. Guests can walk to Clifton and Camps beaches while the hotel’s Concierge can arrange complimentary transfers to the coastal City Centre within a 10-minute radius.

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