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

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...

Sandton, South Africa
Reviewed 12 November 2015

My boyfriend and I booked a stay at Ellerman House for a weekend away. It was everything we'd hoped it would be - and more. From the beautifully appointed suites with their stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean, to the exquisite art on every wall, it was nothing short of a delight. Even more delightful was the fully stocked (and...

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

Dear AmyCA11 Thank you for taking the time to write the lovely review of your recent stay at Ellerman House. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed every aspect of your room and the hotel and we cannot wait to welcome you back for another weekend away. Kind regards Ella Cuyler General Manager Ellerman House

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 November 2015

I had doubts about this hotel for some reason ... maybe that I was arriving in the SA winter and this was overlooking the sea, away from the main V&A waterfront. I can safely admit now that I was well and truly wrong! The welcome I got to Ellerman house was fantastic - definitely what you need after a long...

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

Dear Eli M Thank you so much for the lovely review that certainly put a smile on our faces. We are very happy to hear you had such an amazing stay at Ellerman House and enjoyed the ocean view and all our other offerings. We will be sure to pass your compliments to our staff and we hope to welcome...

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 9 November 2015 via mobile

This was simply the best way to round off our honeymoon. A truly wonderful hotel, amazing setting and fantastic service. Everything about this place was beyond our expectation, we didn't want to leave! We would highly recommend and hope someday soon to be able to revisit.

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

Dear James M We are delighted to hear you had such a wonderful time during your stay at Ellerman House and thank you for spending the last few days of your honeymoon with us. We hope to welcome you back soon. Ella Cuyler General Manager Ellerman House

Sofia, Bulgaria
Reviewed 8 November 2015

Ellerman house is a hotel and not a hotel at all. It is a home - a place where you have your “own" house, butler, waiter and chef and everyone treats you like a family member. It is a wine cellar - you can find a fantastic collection of local and international wines, offered to you by the professional sommeliers....

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

Dear Stan040 Thank you for taking the time to write this kind review of your recent stay at Ellerman House. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed all our offerings including the Wine Gallery and Contemporary Art Gallery and we will be sure to pass your comments to our sommeliers and chefs. We hope to welcome you back to your...

Reviewed 3 November 2015

Stunning property and exceptional service. There wasn't one think that they could improve, We would definitely stay there again next time we're in Cape Town. The food was amazing too, you'd have to dine in there!

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

Dear Fahadmz Thank you for the kind words about your recent stay at Ellerman House and we are delighted to hear you had such a great time and enjoyed our cuisine. We hope to welcome you back to your new home away from home in the near future. Kind regards Ella Cuyler General Manager Ellerman House

San Clemente, California
Reviewed 23 October 2015

A beautiful boutique hotel located above a very scenic bay in Cape Town. A bit out of the way, requiring a 10 minutes car ride to most everywhere. The room was excellent, large windows overlooking the sea, and a lovely private balcony. While staffed well, the attention to detail was not as expected. Spirits were included in your stay, and...

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

Dear Robert Thank you for your feedback. We appreciate the time you took to reply as it is very important to share your experience with us – this is the only way that we will know when to pay additional attention to certain aspects. It is very unfortunate that you did not have the wonderful “home away from home” experience...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 October 2015

A real home from home. Luxurious property, fabulous spa, and a unique corkscrew wine rack. Very friendly and helpful staff. The property overlooks the Atlantic ocean and the sunsets are amazing. Breakfast, lunch or dinner, can be taken on the terraces or in the well appointed dining room.

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

Dear Hermesians Thank you for writing this lovely review about your recent stay at Ellerman House. We are very proud of our offerings, especially our Wine Gallery, and it is always rewarding to receive such good feedback. We hope to welcome you back to your home away from home in the near future. Kind regards Ella Cuyler General Manager Ellerman...

London, UK
Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

We stayed at Ellerman House in October for three nights. One night in the Ellerman Suite and two nights in a Deluxe room. We would have loved to have the suite for our entire stay but the hotel was fully booked. The hotel is perched a top a beautiful hill overlooking a magnificent bay. The service from arrival to departure...

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

Dear Gadir80 We appreciate the time you have taken to write the review of your recent stay at Ellerman House in October. We take pride in our service and it is always rewarding to hear such good feedback and we will be sure to pass the compliments on to our staff including our Spa therapists. It is unfortunate that you...

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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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  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
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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: RM2,776 - RM7,729 (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 Spa Hotel in Bantry Bay
#1 On the Beach 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.”
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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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