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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Just returned from all to short a stay at Ellerman House , whilst this hotel is not cheap and some would say its maybe expensive but you know what its just a great place to stay .Nothing is too much trouble , the location is fabulous with the rooms looking out too sea ,Robbin Island just in front of you... More 

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Thank YoxallTraveller
EllermanHouseCPT, General Manager at Ellerman House, responded to this review

Dear YoxallTraveller Even though your stay was short we are delighted to hear you enjoyed it and had a bit of time to relax with us and enjoy our offerings. Cape Town is such a beautiful city and we are happy that we can show our guests the best of Cape Town and South Africa. We hope to welcome you... More 

Hong Kong, China
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187 reviews
177 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 326 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Ellerman House, perched high above Bantry Bay, is the very best place where to stay in Cape Town. This is also one of the finest and most exclusive hotel in the world, absolutely discreet and where each guest is treated as a royalty. Here, you will be protected from everything which can disturb your privacy. Calm, elegance, outstanding service and... More 

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

Dear RCBLHKG Wow! Thank you so very much for this detailed review after your return stay at your home-away-from-home in Cape Town. Reviews like these are a delight to read and we will share it with all our staff at Ellerman House. Some of our proudest offerings are our cuisine, art and wine and we are honoured that you took... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Sorry about the late review. My husband and I stayed for 3 nights back in February and enjoyed every minute of it. From checking in to checking out we encountered nothing short of perfection. The atmosphere of Ellerman House is amazing, so tranquil - just the place to chill after spending almost a month touring the Garden Route. We had... More 

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

Dear Elizabeth We are delighted to read of your stay with us in February and that you enjoyed all we have to offer our guests. We take pride in our service and cuisine and to read a review like this puts a big smile on our faces. We will be sure to pass your compliments to our chauffeur, staff and... More 

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Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Even for the most discerning traveler ELLERMAN HOUSE never fails to exceed every expectation. The very finest in accommodations, in a stunning location overlooking the coastline, looked after by a warm, engaged, highly professional team. Is there a sixth star? — Dr Scott Thompson & Mr Jimmy Díaz

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

Dear Dr Thompson and Mr Díaz We love reading reviews like these and would like to thank you for taking the time to write about your recent stay with us. We are honoured that you would rate us six stars and we hope to welcome you back in the near future to your new home away from home. Kind regards... More 

West Warwick, Rhode Island
1 review
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.

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

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 home-away-from-home in the near future. Kind regards Ella Cuyler Ellerman House More 

Cape Town
1 review
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, excellent food, pleasant and great service and close tot he citycentre. It's price is expensive... More 

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

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 and we are honoured to shared it with our guests. Hopefully we will be able... More 

Somerset West, Western Cape, South Africa
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111 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
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 was beautifully presented (almost looked too good to eat... almost!) The Eggs Royal was delicious... More 

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

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 welcome you back soon for a night’s stay and will be sure to have the... More 

Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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 rest of the staff were faultless and extremely friendly and helpful, at no time did... More 

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

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 guests on arrival and as far as possible greet them at breakfast, it is sad... More 

Cape Town
1 review
Reviewed 22 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 have no suggestions for improvement. This experience, from our perspective, was perfection.

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

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 to welcoming you back at Ellerman House soon. Kind regards Ella Cuyler Ellerman House More 

Brooklyn, NY
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169 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We have had the pleasure of staying at a number of Relais & Chateau properties throughout the world. I can safely say Ellerman house is the finest we have seen. A truly special property with outstanding staff and wonderful amenities. Highly recommended!!!

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

Dear bigonion We are thrilled to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your resent stay with us and thank you so much for taking the time to write the lovely review. We are all very proud of this property and are over the moon with the wonderful news that you would rate us amongst the best of Relais & Chateaux around... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • 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: RM2,556 - RM7,589 (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 Romantic Hotel in Bantry Bay
#2 Luxury 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.”
 of 5 bubbles AilsaF972, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles potrero71, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“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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“One of the deluxe rooms with terrace”
 of 5 bubbles RCBLHKG, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
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