Ellerman House

One of the most exclusive retreats in the world

Ellerman House

Hotel Description

Ellerman House is a historic landmark located in the premier Cape Town suburb of Bantry Bay and enjoys the status of being one of the world‘s most discreet and exclusive retreats.

Set in a dramatic mountainside setting offering panoramic ocean views, this boutique hotel has so much to offer including spacious suites, a private gallery and exquisite cuisine.

Ellerman House

This privately owned elegant Cape Edwardian mansion is set in one and a half acres of land just 10 minutes from the heart of Cape town. Ellerman House has 11 rooms and 2 suites plus there are 2 villas so you’re sure to experience peace and quiet plus exceptional service at this boutique property.

The Ellerman House spa is a serene oasis of relaxation where guests can enjoy a massage, body or beauty treatment. There’s also a gym so you can maintain your fitness regime if you so wish. Privacy and exclusivity are guaranteed as the spa and gym are reserved entirely for the use of Ellerman House guests.

The beautiful terraced gardens and the heated swimming pool make a great place for relaxation after a visit to the gym.

Fine foods are served in the in-house restaurant and the hotel has an extensive wine cellar housing 7,500 bottles of wines.


  • Beauty Services
  • Gym
  • In-room Dining
  • Landscaped Gardens
  • Laundry & Dry Cleaning
  • Library
  • Luxury Spa
  • Massage
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Sauna
  • Wi-Fi

Holiday Type(s)

  • Ultra Luxury Holidays
  • Luxury Holidays for Couples
  • Boutique Holidays
  • Honeymoon Destinations


Room Types

Ellerman House has 13 elegantly and individually furnished rooms and suites plus 2 villas.
Accommodation features pieces of South African art, satellite TV, underfloor heating, air-conditioning, Wi-Fi.


Classic Rooms are decorated in hues of warm grey charcoal and Superior House Rooms are sun-filled rooms with bay windows and ocean views.

30 sq m

Deluxe Spa Rooms

There are two Deluxe Spa Rooms which are located adjacent to the Ellerman House Spa. Each room features sliding wooden doors which open to a deck and pool shared by these two rooms only.

37 sq m

Deluxe House Rooms

Individually decorated rooms with two sets of double doors opening up to a private terrace with views of the gardens and ocean.

44 sq m

Ellerman House Suites

Large rooms with an en-suite bathroom, separate lounge and dining area and private ocean view terrace.

102 sq m


There are two stand-alone luxurious villas which are privately staffed and a perfect choice for families or groups of friends.

Each villa is elegantly furnished and has en-suite bathrooms plus a private infinity pool. Further details available on request.


The hotel has well stocked wine cellar and a restaurant offering innovative and locally inspired menus.

There’s also The Pantry offering fresh, homemade treats, cakes and beverages which guests can help themselves to day or night.

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