Ellerman House is one of the most discreet hotels in Cape Town and it is little wonder that celebrities such as Pavarotti have chosen to reside here in the past. Ellerman House is located in Cape Town, on Kloof Road, set back from Bantry Bay seafront.
Once home to shipping magnate Sir John Ellerman, this elegant Sir Herbert Baker style mansion has been restored to its 20th century splendour. It provides sumptuous accommodation combined with every modern convenience.
This superb 5 star "luxury home from home" boutique hotel is the quintessential location for discerning guests accustomed to the finer pleasures of life. The true splendor of Ellerman House rests in faithful preservation of its historical architecture, combined with discreet hospitality and efficient service reflecting the ambience experienced only in the comfort and familiarity of home.
Unsurpassed, sweeping views from Bantry Bay across the Atlantic Ocean to Robben Island are a privileged pleasure from the private balconies and the unrivalled lawned terraces surrounding the large, heated swimming pool.
Ellerman House consists of 11 elegant rooms and Ellerman Villa, including the fabulous Ellerman Suite and East Wing Suite, which have been individually crafted to provide a fabric of fantasy and luxury. These, together with the gracious living rooms and sweeping verandas and patios, boast unsurpassed views of the shoreline and bay below provide the perfect Cape Town accommodation. Rooms are decorated with bright, bold designs and artworks, creating a place of relaxation, inspiration, beauty and comfort.
To delight in the tranquil ambience of Ellerman House is to experience discreet hospitality, all embracing service and excellent cuisine. Exquisite meals are created by acclaimed international chefs displayed to perfection on china, silver and crystal. This hotel in Cape Town has 2 of the finest collections of South African original art and vintage wines - each individually selected to enhance a guest's experience.
Ellerman House is an idyllic location for Weddings and Honeymoons - linger over an evening aperitif on the terrace under the deep blue starry night of the Southern Hemisphere and listen to the romance of the Atlantic, while savouring seafood cuisine and local vintage extraordinaire.
At Ellerman House, guests can relax in the many gracious 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 4 fully stocked cellars of South African vintage wines, guests can select from over 17 000 bottles! In the Library you'll find a room of warm, sunny disposition, a wide reading selection and a comfortable armchair, waiting to be enjoyed at your leisure.
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 unsurpassed views of the Atlantic Ocean. The Ellerman Spa is located in the cutting edge Ellerman Villa and offers a wide variety of professional treatments, ranging from scrubs, wraps, massages, facials and the indulgent 'float on air' treatment.
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.