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About Ellerman House

Hidden away in the prime location of Bantry Bay is this understated small gem. Ellerman House enjoys the finest views of the Atlantic seaboard from its commanding position, just 10 minutes away from the VandA Waterfront. Gourmet lovers will rejoice with a choice of 7 000 bottles of wine to accompany superb cuisine, in true Relais and Chateaux style. A sensational art collection comprising the finest 20th century South African artists adorns each and every corner of this historical property. Additionally, the recently opened private Gallery, the Ellerman Contemporary, aims to showcase the best of South African modern art. The unique atmosphere created by Ellerman House for its guests, gives access to a rich visual history of South Africa and an unparalleled cultural experience.

With total privacy, the feeling of a family home is recreated at Ellerman House. Having only nine bedrooms and two suites, this intimate, romantic and special Boutique hotel epitomises the best in South African hospitality.

The contemporary and style-savvy Ellerman Villa is next door. Offering a double-storey private haven with endless ocean views, this triumph of design and technology offers three bedrooms en-suite and is serviced by its own private butler. Below the Villa, the luscious Ellerman House Spa is flanked by two sea-facing spa rooms.

Ellerman House's in house concierge team is there to look after every need of our guests and can compile tailor made packages to experience the very best that Cape Town and surroundings has to offer.

Your stay is on a bed and breakfast basis, including transfers to and from the airport. Made to order breakfast including fresh-pressed juices and home-baked breads and pastries, hand finished laundry packed in tissue paper, complimentary teas, coffees, spirits and beer, fully stocked in-room bar with luxury brands, guest pantry with wide selection of snacks and in-between meal options, sunset cocktails, broadband wireless Internet access and 24 hours security.

Ellerman House was created for the enjoyment of the discerning traveller to South Africa and the Cape so they could experience our wonderful South African hospitality, natural splendour, fine wines, exceptional cuisine and South African art treasures that have for so long remained undiscovered by art lovers.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 24 hours
  • Type: Hotel
  • Sleeps: 38
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
    Check-out: 11:00 AM

Facilities

  • Airport Shuttle
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Gym
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Parking on Premises
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Dutch
  • German
  • Xhosa (isiXhosa)
  • Afrikaans
  • Portuguese
  • French
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

Please note:

There is currently some construction taken place at the property in front of Ellerman House.
This is not ideal, we know, but unfortunately beyond our control. Rest assured that this building
has not taken away anything from the incredible location and truly unique experience we offer our guests.

Rates...
Please note:

There is currently some construction taken place at the property in front of Ellerman House.
This is not ideal, we know, but unfortunately beyond our control. Rest assured that this building
has not taken away anything from the incredible location and truly unique experience we offer our guests.

Rates include: Meet and greet at airport by EH representative; Private, chauffeur-driven airport transfers in air-conditioned cars; Made-to-order breakfasts including freshly-pressed juices and home-baked breads and pastries; Hand-finished laundry packed in tissue paper; Complimentary teas, coffees, spirits and beers; Fully stocked in-room bar with luxury brands; Guest pantry with wide selection of snacks and in-between meal options; Sunset cocktails; Broadband wireless Internet access; 24 hour security and Individual attention from senior managers who personally supervise all guest services.

Rates exclude: Lunch and dinner, your guests' meals and drinks; wine and champagne; telephone calls and fax transmissions.

Please note that all rates are quoted in ZAR (rands) and are subject to change.
Rates are quoted inclusive of VAT at 14%, where applicable (subject to change).
We welcome children over 14 years of age.

A deposit of 20% will secure the reservation. Deposits made to guarantee reservations are non-refundable. The full balance of accommodation is payable six weeks prior to the date of the guests arrival.

Cancellations made within 30 days of arrival, 50% of full accommodation payable. Cancellations made within seven days of date of arrival, the full accommodation account is payable.

In the event of premature departure the full extent of the stay, as originally booked and confirmed, will be charged.

Refunds of deposits/prepayments for bookings are at the discretion of management and are dependant on the ability to re-let the room/s.

All major credit cards are accepted.
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Ellerman House is 0.2km from the centre of Bantry Bay , the nearest airport 24.8km (Cape Town International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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