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Washington DC
Reviewed 17 September 2015

We were lucky enough to stay at the Ellerman House during our 18 day South African adventure and I cannot say enough wonderful things about it. It is so warm and comfortable. Everyone is incredibly welcoming and you begin to feel like family. The food is superb and we ended up having dinner there on two nights. Sitting out on...

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EllermanCapeTown, General Manager at Ellerman House, responded to this review

Dear Laura Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review of your recent stay at Ellerman House. We are delighted that you included our property in your 18 day trip to South Africa. It was a real pleasure to spoil you on your birthday and I am glad that you enjoyed our much lived...

Heidelberg, Germany
Reviewed 16 September 2015

At this spectacular place you will be perfectly pampered as well as serviced. All the rooms are diffrent so no one stays even in a similar room and that makes you feel very special. The garden and the gallery ist outstanding and you have a great view from everywhere. It is not a loud place anjd the staff do a...

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EllermanCapeTown, General Manager at Ellerman House, responded to this review

Dear Gringasworld We appreciate the time you have taken to write this review of Ellerman House after your recent stay and we are delighted to know you enjoyed our Gallery and garden. Our goal is to make guests feel truly at home and enjoy the different guest areas like our library and lounge. We hope to welcome you back to...

Cape Town
Reviewed 11 August 2015

I travel abroad rather often and as such, rarely tend to explore the fabulous hotels on my very own doorstep. I decided to do just that last month when I stayed at the iconic Ellerman House. From the minute we were greeted warmly at the entrance by the smiling valet, to the time we waved good-bye after check out, our...

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EllermanCapeTown, General Manager at Ellerman House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write the lovely review of your recent stay at Ellerman House and the recent refurbishments of the ‘old dame’. Our Deluxe House Rooms are a very popular category and we are always very pleased to receive such good feedback on the room and the amenities we offer guests. We will pass your comments...

Reviewed 11 August 2015

This property is very exclusive and all the staff go out of their way to be of service but it feels too rehearsed and not genuine. The setting is amazing and not easily duplicated but unfortunately some areas need 'a coat of paint'. Privacy is always respected accept when I came back from breakfast there was already a staff member...

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EllermanCapeTown, General Manager at Ellerman House, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review of our property and the staff. Thank you also for the feedback on areas where we didn’t do so well. It is very important to know where and when we need to sharpen the pencil in order to make sure that all guests have a pleasant experience during their stay with us. Kind regards...

Old Greenwich, Connecticut
Reviewed 4 August 2015

There was nothing to fault everything was done to perfection. The staff are extremely attentive. Probably one of worlds best hotels. We will definitely return. We were traveling with young children so we stayed in villa 1. The chef prepared us the most amazing meals each day, tough place to leave.

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EllermanCapeTown, General Manager at Ellerman House, responded to this review

Dear Travelsam70 Thank you so much for the lovely review of Ellerman House during your resent stay in our Villa One. We are proud of the service we offer to all our guests and we are delighted to know that you enjoyed the cuisine and service. We look forward to welcoming you back to Ellerman House in the near future....

Reviewed 30 July 2015

Outstanding personalized service. Excellent small boutique hotel. Restaurant is also very very good with an excellent wine list of South African wines. When we return to Cape Town this is where we will stay.

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EllermanCapeTown, General Manager at Ellerman House, responded to this review

Dear Marc D Thank you for the lovely review of your recent stay at Ellerman House. We are glad that you enjoyed our food and the extensive South African wine collection. We are always very happy to hear that our guests enjoyed all we have to offer. We hope to welcome you back to your new home away from home...

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 21 July 2015

If one has the opportunity to visit Ellerman House , do yourself a favor and stay a few nights WOW !! A very special and exceptional place to stay with great service where nothing is out of reach. I was very impressed with the art gallery and wine cellars.

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EllermanCapeTown, General Manager at Ellerman House, responded to this review

Dear Steve We are delighted to hear you had such a special stay at Ellerman House recently and we would like to thank you for taking the time to write the lovely review. We hope to welcome you back to Ellerman House soon. Kind regards Ella Cuyler General Manage Ellerman House

Oslo, Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

This is probably one of the absolute best hotels I have ever been in and will probably be that for a long time. The service is simply perfect and the food, wine and venue complete the great experience. Well worth a visit.

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EllermanCapeTown, General Manager at Ellerman House, responded to this review

Dear Christoffer T Thank you for taking the time to write the lovely review after your stay at Ellerman House. We are always happy to hear our guests had a good time and that they enjoyed the hospitality, cuisine and wine. We hope to welcome you back to your new home away from home soon. Kind regards Ella Cuyler General...

Cape Town
Reviewed 15 July 2015

My husband and I spent the most incredible night at Ellerman House and it really blew us both away. By far the most romantic place we've ever stayed in. From the front office staff to the wait staff - they couldn't have made us feel more welcome if they tried. Knowing its the most expensive property in Cape Town (for...

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EllermanCapeTown, General Manager at Ellerman House, responded to this review

Dear CapeTownKirby Thank you so much for your kind words. We are always happy to hear our guests feel welcome when visiting their new home away from home in Cape Town. We are very proud of our Ellerman House Suites and it is rewarding to receive such good feedback about our service and setting. We hope to welcome you back...

Reviewed 25 June 2015 via mobile

Overlooking the Spectacular Bantry Bay, Ellerman House is simply the best and most exclusive address in Cape Town. Here the Edwardian architecture of the main house constrasts with the ultra modern villas 1 and 2 but what they have in common is an impressive art collection, gourmet cuisine and gracious service . Why 5 stars???? Simple: this is an unique...

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EllermanCapeTown, General Manager at Ellerman House, responded to this review

Dear DavidMDC Thank you so much for the lovely review and we are thrilled that we could welcome you back to your home away from home. We are very proud of the property and services we offer and we love to share these with our guests. It is very rewarding when guests feel right at home and enjoy their time...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ellerman House commands spectacular views over the Atlantic Ocean. Professional and charming staff plus a remarkable art & wine collection leave guests breathless. Consisting of 9 bedrooms and 2 suites in the House, and the neighboring contemporary Villa and Spa, the property embodies the best in South African hospitality in true Relais & Chateaux style. Ellerman House is the place to stay in Africa’s fair Cape. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ellerman House

Address: 180 Kloof Road | Cape Town, Bantry Bay 8001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Bantry Bay
Price Range: $821 - $2,286 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Ellerman House 5*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Ellerman House Hotel Bantry Bay
Ellerman Hotel Cape Town
Ellerman House Bantry Bay, Cape Town
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
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