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New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ellerman House was the first stop on our honeymoon - we spent three wonderful nights back in September. After traveling for close to 20 hours, we were so excited to finally make it. Our room was amazing (we stayed in a Deluxe House Room) - big bay windows that looked out onto the ocean, a huge private balcony, heated bathroom...

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

Dear Jenn We are honoured and really happy that you chose Ellerman House as the first stop of your honeymoon trip. We love going the extra mile for our honeymoon couples and are delighted to hear you loved your room as well as the extra touches. Our Fried Halloumi with avocado and peanut butter on rye bread is a favourite...

caribbean
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always choose a Relais & Chateaux hotel if we can and this one certainly lived up to what we expected. Relais have a "motto" for their recommended hotels, the five C's: Charm, Courtesy, Character, Cuisine and Calm, my husband adds a sixth, Cash. Ellerman House had them all with the weakest being the cuisine, it was a slight disappointment....

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

Good day, Thank you for taking the time to write about your recent visit to Ellerman House. It is wonderful to know that you will be returning for a more relaxed stay with a less busy itinerary. This Hotel is really a property where guests need to spend a bit more time to experience what it has to offer. Should...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A gem of a spot overlooking Bantry Bay. The staff are just wonderful, the room beautiful and the food is divine. A very special place for some solo downtime as it feels like a home away from home. The wine tasting with Manny comes highly recommended and if you are into art, you must do the contemporary art tour with...

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

Dear Lallie We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and had some tome to relax and unwind while taking in everything we have to offer. Manny is one of the best and we are delighted that you experienced a wine tasting and took time to appreciate our art collection. Kind regards Ella Cuyler Ellerman House

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderfully appointed and situated overlooking the bay. Superb accommodation overlooking the grounds with sea below. Food excellent and very helpful staff throughout. The original artwork expertly placed in the hotel makes you feel you are staying in an beautiful private country house. The wine studio with 7500 bottles of fine South African wines stored in a large carbon corkscrew is...

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

Dear Malcolm We are very proud of our art and wine collection here at Ellerman House and it always puts a smile on our face when we hear guests take the time to enjoy our wine and art. We will be sure to pass your compliments to our staff and we hope to welcome you back to your new home-away-from-home...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 January 2017

I didn't have the pleasure of staying at this hotel (maybe next time!) but was able to have sunset cocktails. Its a stunning place with top notch service. The gin cart did not disappoint! The place we were staying in had to call to allow us to enter the property. Well worth it.

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

Good Day We are delighted to hear you enjoyed the sunset cocktails at Ellerman. House. We are all in love with our new gin cart and it is good to know that it also enhanced your evening experience. We hope to welcome you back at Ellerman House in the near future to enjoy the accommodation and some of our other...

Linlithgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 January 2017

This was our fourth stay at Ellerman and is was as good as every other stay. The hotel was fully booked over New Year but they managed to accommodate us because of a cancellation. We were so pleased having 'experienced' the dire service of the 12 Apostles to spend our last day at Ellerman. The staff, the service, the food,...

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

Good Day We were thrilled to have you stay with us for the fourth time and are happy that everything worked out and we could make this happen. It is wonderful to hear that your last day in Cape Town was so special and thank you for the lovely compliments. We will definitely share these with all the staff and...

Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

This is an amazing and luxurious hotel. It is definetly a place id like to stay at again. Everything about it amazing. Fantastic location next to the ocean. Staff are great. Food is delicious. Wine cellar is amazing. Very highly recommended.

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

Good Day Thank you for taking the time to review Ellerman House after your recent stay. At Ellerman House we like to share the best of South Africa with our guests and it is lovely to hear you experienced all we have to offer during your stay. We hope to welcome you back soon Kind regards Ella Cuyler Ellerman House

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We stayed at Ellerman House during our honeymoon in South Africa. From the moment we walked in, we were blown away. The staff were so welcoming, organized and even upgraded us to a balcony room. You really feel like you are staying at a gorgeous private house and not in a hotel. The rooms have amazing views, the art and...

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

Good day We are honoured that you chose to make Ellerman House part of your honeymoon experience while in South Africa. We like to make the hotel feel like a home-away-from-home and are delighted to hear you enjoyed the property so much. We hope to welcome you back in the near future for a possible anniversary trip. Kind regards Ella...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We were lucky enough to stay here at the end of our trip to South Africa and were looking forward to it all trip. This is an iconic property and like nothing I have ever experienced. The hotel and grounds are beautiful, location and views over the ocean amazing! The food is incredible, staff are so friendly and helpful And...

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

Dear Scott and Sheree We are delighted to hear you chose Ellerman House to end your trip to South Africa and reading your review after your stay makes us very happy. We pride ourselves in all our offerings and will be sure to pass your lovely compliments to our kitchen team, staff and spa therapists. We hope to welcome you...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had the most luxurious and well-looked after stay at Ellerman House in Nov. The staff are hugely helpful - calling Ubers and booking restaurants - and the hotel itself is beautiful. The reception staff are wonderful. Very accommodating and welcomed us (very early) with the most incredible breakfast. We ate dinner in the restaurant one night....

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

Good day We are happy to hear that you and your wife had such a pleasant experience during your recent stay at Ellerman House. We will definitely forward your compliments to our reception and concierge staff as well. We will be welcoming you back with a very big smile! Kind regards Ella Cuyler Ellerman House

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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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  • Spa
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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: £492 - £1,343 (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 Cape Town/Bantry Bay, South Africa
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Bantry Bay
#1 Spa Hotel in Bantry Bay
#2 Luxury Hotel in Bantry Bay
#2 Romantic 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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