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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 19 August 2016

Still my favourite place in Cape Town, by miles. The staff and overall experience make this one of the best hotels in the world. The spa and treatments are also the best I have ever had, so massive thanks to Louise too.

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

Dear Byron Thank you so much for the lovely review and taking time to write about your stay with us. We will be sure to send your compliments to Louise and hope to see you back at Ellerman House soon. Kind regards Ella Cuyler Ellerman House More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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64 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

We've been lucky enough to have stayed in some of the best hotels of the world... but nothing compares to Ellerman House. Our stay, really surpassed our expectations. Upon arrival, we were met by the GM. She gave us a quick tour of the property. At Villa One (our accommodation) we were greeted by our staff members (chef / butlers... More 

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

Dear Francois Thank you so much for the amazing review of your recent stay at Ellerman House. Reviews like these always make us very happy and encourage all our staff to provide only the best service. We take pride in all the amenities we offer especially the Wine Gallery and our art collection and it is so rewarding to hear... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

We had not been at Ellerman House an hour when my husband was on the phone with Delta and moving our flight back a day. The grounds and rooms are so beautiful, and the staff so gracious and hospitable, that we knew two nights would not be enough. Alan was a fantastic host who showed us around the beautiful property... More 

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

Dear remarz Thank you so much for this wonderful review after your recent stay with us and we are delighted to hear you had such a memorable anniversary. We will be sure to pass your complements to our staff, especially Allan and housekeeping who took care of you. Reviews like these always put a smile on our face and we... More 

Cape Town
1 review
Reviewed 4 July 2016

The room was beautiful and had great views - just a shame the weather was so poor. My wife was completely wrapped up in the art all through the property and in their own gallery. All the services were excellent and wished we had the time to enjoy the facilities a bit more. Honestly completely faultless....just felt the atmosphere, especially... More 

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

Dear L4422BLchrisl Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at Ellerman House. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed everything we have to offer and took time to appreciate the art. We are disappointed to hear about your dining experience in terms of the ambience but we hope to welcome you back when the weather is... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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99 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016

This is an amazing very personal boutique hotel to stay in. From the moment you walk in you are not only made to feel welcome but it is emphasised that you have to treat the hotel as your home for the duration of your stay. The staff make this a very special place as they ooze enthusiasm and passion for... More 

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

Dear Fomc Reviews like these always put a smile on our faces and motivate all staff to keep up the high standards we set ourselves at Ellerman House. We are delighted to hear you had such an amazing stay with us. We are proud of everything we have to offer our guests including our cuisine and wine pairings and it... More 

Sandton
1 review
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Recently stayed at Ellerman House - used the Villa as well as two Suites. What a wonderful experience - world class staff and absolutely amazing venue. Thank you to one and all! Will definitely be back.

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

Dear 700debbys Thank you so much for taking the time to write the lovely review after your recent stay at Ellerman House. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed everything we had to offer in our villa as well as the suites. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards Ella Cuyler Ellerman House More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 17 June 2016

I stayed at Ellerman House with my boyfriend for two nights in one of the rooms on the Spa Deck. We expected the beautiful view, awe-inspiring art collection and incredible food. What we did not expect was all the extra perks: everything in the minibar was included (with much larger than mini sizes, I should add), car transfers by the... More 

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

Dear Emicgra We are delighted to read of your wonderful experience during your recent stay with us. We always try our best to spoil and surprise guests so it is wonderful to read the excellent feedback. We are very proud of our Spa therapists and the amazing treatments they give. We are also proud to have Sam as part of... More 

Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 16 June 2016

We stayed for two nights after having been on a safari. We transferred from another hotel down near the Victoria Quay and were picked up, and later dropped off, by transport arranged and paid for by the Ellerman. We were met by Ella at the front door who showed us to our rooms and took us for a tour of... More 

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

Dear John M It was a real pleasure to welcome you to Ellerman House and show you around our beautiful property during your recent stay with us. Reviews like yours put a smile on all our faces and we love hearing that guests enjoyed their experience in Cape Town – even if you had a bit of a long walk... More 

Texas
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18 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights and wished it was a lot more! Renovated colonial mansion with modern annexed building containing the spa and a few luxurious suites. Incredible location high up the hills overlooking the ocean and city sea port area. Awesome views from terraces and rooms. Beautifully decorated with an enormous collection of art by local artists throughout. In fact,... More 

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

Dear Osvaldof We are delighted that you enjoyed your recent stay at Ellerman House and took time to enjoy all we have to offer our guests. We will be sure to pass your compliments to our Chef and Sommelier regarding the excellent cuisine and sun down experience you had. We hope to welcome you back to Ellerman House in the... More 

Cayman Islands
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41 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

We were very excited to stay here and it didn't disappoint. The service is exceptional and the property and views are really lovely. We stayed twice - both suites were fabulous. The amenities are lovely, love the in-room wine /tea etc and the pantry is great. Vanessa was so welcoming, warm and professional, she was just great. Everyone was just... More 

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

Dear lovesafari222 Thank you so much for the lovely review about Ellerman House and taking the time to write about your pleasant stay. Your feedback has also been share with Vanessa. Reviews like these always put a smile on our face and we hope to spoil you even more on your return visit. We look forward to welcoming you back... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • 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: $824 - $2,460 (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 Bantry Bay, Cape Town, South Africa
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Bantry Bay
#1 Spa Hotel in Bantry Bay
#2 Romantic Hotel in Bantry Bay
#2 Luxury 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.”
 of 5 bubbles AilsaF972, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Every room in this 18 room property is divine. ”
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“Above the pool”
 of 5 bubbles potrero71, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“stairs to climb to our suite but it was worth it....incredible views and fabulous suite. Ask for the Ellerman Suite.”
 of 5 bubbles 821dianeg, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“One of the deluxe rooms with terrace”
 of 5 bubbles RCBLHKG, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
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