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Ellerman House

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Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

Every detail is thought of by the Ellerman House. All staff are truly exceptional and treat guests with kindness, care, and professionalism. Everything about Ellerman is absolutely fantastic from check-in to departure - a true joy to stay at such a magnificent property.More

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Thank stevemeersman
Response from EllermanHouseCPT, General Manager at Ellerman HouseResponded 14 September 2016

Dear Steve Meersman We love receiving reviews like these and we appreciate the time you took to write about your recent stay with us. We will be sure to pass your comments to all our staff and we hope to welcome you back to your...More

Reviewed 8 September 2016

It once was the mansion of mr. John Ellerman (1862-1933); the richest man of all times in Engeland. Now it is a small hotel with a magnificent view, with a whole lot of Southafrican painted art en sculptures (sure more than 100!), a wonderfull garden,...More

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Response from EllermanHouseCPT, General Manager at Ellerman HouseResponded 12 September 2016

Dear ediebro Thank you for the great feedback. We are delighted to hear that you had a pleasant stay with us and we appreciate the time you took to write the review. We are very proud of the art collection we have in the hotel...More

Reviewed 31 August 2016

Unfortunately we were only here for the breakfast and not a proper stay, but the chance to experience and visit this spectacular property was worth it! Incredible location in Bantry Bay and over-looking the Atlantic Ocean, breakfast was an unforgettable experience! The spread on offer...More

Thank JanineLiane
Response from EllermanHouseCPT, General Manager at Ellerman HouseResponded 2 September 2016

Dear Janine Thank you so much for writing such a lovely review after your short visit to Ellerman House. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the very beautiful and fresh breakfast that we have on offer on a daily basis. We hope to...More

Reviewed 28 August 2016

What a treat it was to stay at this beautifully run property in a perfect position in the Cape. We were fortunate to stay for 8 nights and were very sad to leave. The one thing that we did find strange was that, although the...More

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Response from EllermanHouseCPT, General Manager at Ellerman HouseResponded 5 September 2016

Dear Peter and Narelle Thank you for taking the time to rate us on TripAdvisor. I am happy to know that you enjoyed Ellerman House and thought it was a beautifully run property. As I normally go out of my way to meet all the...More

Reviewed 23 August 2016

The Ellerman House was beautiful online and even more spectacular in person. Not only is the property and it's view amazing but the staff, the room appointments, the FOOD but also the eclectic and delightful distinguished art collection hanging throughout the property. Lastly, unfortunately, I...More

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Response from EllermanHouseCPT, General Manager at Ellerman HouseResponded 24 August 2016

Dear Susan We are delighted to hear you had such a good stay with us and loved everything we have to offer, especially the art collection and our cuisine. We will be sure to pass your compliments to all our staff and we look forward...More

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Pool
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Room Service
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Breakfast included
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Concierge
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Shuttle Bus Service
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Air Conditioning
Minibar
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Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
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Price range
USD 733 - USD 2,102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Bantry Bay
#1 Spa Hotel in Bantry Bay
#2 Luxury Hotel in Bantry Bay
#2 Romantic Hotel in Bantry Bay
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 733 - USD 2,102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Bantry Bay
#1 Spa Hotel in Bantry Bay
#2 Luxury Hotel in Bantry Bay
#2 Romantic Hotel in Bantry Bay
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Ashpreet K
21 August 2017|
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Response from Karen A | Reviewed this property |
House. The service is second to none. There is a pantry that you can get a wide assortment of food from anytime. When we were at the pool, the staff brought by snacks and drinks. It is a wonderful place to stay.
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Becky M
6 August 2016|
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Response from EllermanHouseCPT | Property representative |
Dear Becky Our Villa One is the only villa where we welcome children of all ages and is perfect for families travelling together. We have an outstanding Concierge service who can arrange tours and outings such as the Two... More
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Becky M
6 August 2016|
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Response from Sim0ne50 | Reviewed this property |
I would not recommend this hotel for children it is adults only.
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"Perhaps get the spa room w pool if you can afford it"
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"Make sure you get the room you ask for."
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"View over the bay is super--we had room 2. Rooms that do not face the water probably do not show anything..."
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"My room overlooked the ocean, which I believe is true of most rooms."
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