A private and exclusive hotel located in Bantry Bay in Cape Town, Ellerman House prides itself on customized service and luxury down to the last detail. Fantastic views of the Atlantic Ocean, and Lion’s Head mountain provide the setting for this historic property, originally built in 1906 as a private mansion. Ellerman House is located close to all the key attractions in the city, and is within walking distance of Clifton beaches and a short drive from Table Mountain and Camps Bay.


Hotel amenities for guests include spacious lounges, a library, multiple dining areas, a bar, shaded verandas, terraced gardens, a spa, and a large outdoor pool that overlooks the ocean. The Ellerman House is particularly well known for its in-house contemporary art gallery that showcases South African artists and its wine gallery boasting a collection of more than 7,500 different wines. A resident sommelier offers private wine tastings and pairing recommendations to accompany the exceptional modern-European style cuisine from the fresh and artful menu that features local ingredients.


Lodging options include two villas as well as traditional rooms and suites. The villas have multiple bedrooms, an entertainment area, private infinity pool, and ocean views. Rooms and suites range in size, and each is decorated in a unique style that is luxurious and sophisticated; each room has its own private terrace overlooking the ocean.


Ellerman House combines modern comforts with the charm of old-time eras.

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James B. Holloway, Jr. M.D.
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Cindy Chupack, Producer Sex and the City
"Thanks to the knowledge and professional staff of High Adventure Safaris our dream of a photo safari in Kruger National Park became a reality. From the moment we landed in Cape Town to our departure from Johannesburg, every detail of the agenda exceeded our expectations. The whole trip was an incredible experience from the five star safari lodges, delicious food, excellent service and above all the life changing experience of viewing first hand the magic of the animal kingdom."
James E. Bassett III, President Keeneland Association Inc.
"There is no way I can express to you the sincere gratitude that my son, wife and I owe to you. We had the adventure of our lives, everything packed with new, exotic experiences, thrills and learning. The personal combination of food, service and unbelievable beauty were beyond compare."
James B. Holloway, Jr. M.D.

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