Ellerman House and Villas
Ellerman House, once the summer residence of shipping magnate Sir John Ellerman and his wife, is today a small, luxurious hotel. This spacious Cape Edwardian mansion is situated in a prime location above Cape Town’s Bantry Bay with spectacular views of the striking coastline, the Atlantic Ocean and Robben Island.
Accommodation & Facilities
Private and exclusive, Ellerman House offers 13 rooms and suites, a tranquil spa and two ultra-modern exclusive use villas. the accommodation options vary in terms of shape and size and have been individually and elegantly decorated. In true Relais and Chateaux style, the emphasis at Ellerman House is on providing guests with exceptional hospitality and cuisine. The owner is passionate about art so the recently opened Ellerman Contemporary Gallery has been built to showcase his impressive collection of work by South African artists, whilst other pieces in the collection adorn the property. The public areas include a bar, library, dining room, lounge, gym, swimming pool, terrace and lawns with views over Bantry Bay. The two stylish villas can accommodate up to ten guests are are idea for families or groups of friends travelling together.
Ellerman House is a perfect base from which to explore Cape Town’s sights and local attractions. Alternatively guests may choose to relax in the grounds or read a book beside the pool.