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Salisbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 February 2016

First time At Ellerman House but not the last We were a very small wedding party "Sacre bleu " as they said in la belle France The place is absolutely amazing The food and the service are outstanding,every detail or every requiring are made to make your stay more enjoyable and those little work going on in the area didn't...

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

Dear Laage C Thank you for writing the lovely review about Ellerman House. We are delighted to hear you had such a good day and we are honoured to have been able to host your wedding party and make the day unforgettable. It was a pleasure hosting you and we hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards Ella Cuyler...

Wainscott, New York
Reviewed 28 January 2016

Ellerman House is the only place where to stay in Cape Town. It is a vestige of an era past when hotels were beautifully decorated with extraordinary artwork hanging on the walls. What makes Ellerman House so outstanding, nevertheless, is not the dutifully maintained Cape Edwardian house built in 1906, nor the uninterrupted panoramic ocean views – it is the...

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

Dear SiKinsella Thank you so much for the kind words and taking the time to write the review about your recent stay. We are delighted to hear you experienced everything that Ellerman House has to offer guests, especially a wine pairing with Melusi. We will be sure to pass your compliments to Antonio, Andre and Vanessa and look forward to...

Cape Town
Reviewed 23 January 2016

We stayed at Ellerman House again this year as we had such a wonderful time last year. We were e mailed a month before our visit this year explaining that there was some building work going on to the house in front of Ellerman and therefore out of courtesy letting us know there may be some noise issues etc. I...

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

Dear Colin B Thank you so much for the kind review and taking the time to comment on your recent stay and the current construction of the neighbour property. We are always delighted to hear guests enjoying the service we offer and could not be happier when reading your review. Unfortunately the construction id out of our hands but, as...

CA
Reviewed 7 January 2016

We were at another hotel in CT and not happy at all, moved to Ellerman for 2 nights, it was wonderful. Incredible staff, location, rooms, service. Everything was perfect. Looking forward to a return visit.

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

Dear richard c Thank you for taking the time to write the review of your recent stay at Ellerman House. We are delighted to hear you had such a great experience and we look forward to welcoming you back to your new home away from home soon. Kind regards Ella Cuyler General Manager Ellerman House

Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

This is indeed one of the best experiences I have ever had around the world. Attention to detail is amazing featuring the best art, homely decoration uniquely complimented with the art of wine and cuisine. Service level is top with staff everywhere to make the stay unforgettable. A real must 5 star visit to enjoy the full package whilst having...

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

Dear Hilgon v Thank you so much for taking the time to write the review of your recent stay at Ellerman House. We are delighted you experienced all our offerings including the cuisine art and wine. We are proud of the service we offer and we hope to welcome you back to Ellerman House for the ocean views and South...

Reviewed 22 December 2015

Ellerman House is unlike any other hotel in the city - it truly feels as if you are stepping into a home away from home, and a very lovely home at that! Faultless location, style, and service. The art collection is superb and a spa a wonderful spot for a post-long flight massage. Make sure to do a wine pairing...

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

Dear Lallie F We are delighted to hear you had such a great stay with us at Ellerman House and would like to thank you for taking the time to write the review. Our Spa certainly is one of our proudest offerings and it is always good to know our guests enjoy the hospitality and service offered. We will pass...

Cape Town
Reviewed 14 December 2015

We have heard a lot about Ellerman House, but finally experiencing this very unique hotel personally made us completely speechless. The team is so special and heartily, the food is amazing and the view is overwhelming. We also love the location as you can perfectly combine shopping and visiting all the galeries in the city center with quality time in...

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

Dear 77guests Thank you so much for the kind review after your recent stay at Ellerman House. We are delighted to hear you had such a great experience, loved our cuisine and had a chance to experience our art collection with the iPad tour. Your compliments will definitely be forwarded to our chef, spa therapists and the managers and we...

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 10 December 2015

Maybe the finest hotel we have ever stayed in. The service, staff to guest ratio, food, wine selections and our guest room were "over the top". Wonderful location overlooking Bantry Bay and Cape Town with magnificent grounds equaled the perfect end to our visit to Africa.

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

Dear ShoeWizard We are delighted by your lovely feedback and would like to thank you for taking the time to review Ellerman House after your recent stay. We are very proud of all our offerings and will be sure to pass your comments to our staff members. We hope to welcome you back to Ellerman House on your next visit...

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 25 November 2015 via mobile

In Capetown, there is a well kept secret named Ellerman House only aesthete share between them. This is maybe the highest intimate property I've been lucky to discover with outstanding service and a sensational panorama which will leave you an incredible memory for lifetime. Divinely located in the elegant hills of Bantry Bay. We can't expect a better position in...

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

Dear RCBLHKG Thank you so much for taking the time to write this lovely review on your recent visit to Ellerman House. We are proud to offer the different experiences to our guests, from wine, art and cuisine to the beautiful location. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed every aspect of your visit from the site inspection to...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 November 2015

The title says it all - this place is simply like no other. We stayed for 5 nights at the end of an African tour and it was heavenly. A beautiful home-feel hotel in the upmarket Bantry Bay area. It offers superb views and a 6* service. The house itself is stunning, beautiful decor with an impressive art collection. We...

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Dear Foard83 We are delighted with your review and would like to thank you for taking the time to write about your wonderful stay. We are proud to name Ellerman House a “Home away from Home” and are happy to hear that you felt right at home. We will definitely inform the staff of your positive feedback on the service...

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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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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Airport Transportation
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  • Concierge
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • 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: €583 - €1,597 (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, South Africa
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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“The House Rooms all have great views of the Bay and from what we could see all looked amazing.”
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“stairs to climb to our suite but it was worth it....incredible views and fabulous suite. Ask for the Ellerman Suite.”
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