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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 9 November 2015 via mobile

This was simply the best way to round off our honeymoon. A truly wonderful hotel, amazing setting and fantastic service. Everything about this place was beyond our expectation, we didn't want to leave! We would highly recommend and hope someday soon to be able to revisit.

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

Dear James M We are delighted to hear you had such a wonderful time during your stay at Ellerman House and thank you for spending the last few days of your honeymoon with us. We hope to welcome you back soon. Ella Cuyler General Manager Ellerman House

Sofia, Bulgaria
Reviewed 8 November 2015

Ellerman house is a hotel and not a hotel at all. It is a home - a place where you have your “own" house, butler, waiter and chef and everyone treats you like a family member. It is a wine cellar - you can find a fantastic collection of local and international wines, offered to you by the professional sommeliers....

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

Dear Stan040 Thank you for taking the time to write this kind review of your recent stay at Ellerman House. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed all our offerings including the Wine Gallery and Contemporary Art Gallery and we will be sure to pass your comments to our sommeliers and chefs. We hope to welcome you back to your...

Reviewed 3 November 2015

Stunning property and exceptional service. There wasn't one think that they could improve, We would definitely stay there again next time we're in Cape Town. The food was amazing too, you'd have to dine in there!

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

Dear Fahadmz Thank you for the kind words about your recent stay at Ellerman House and we are delighted to hear you had such a great time and enjoyed our cuisine. We hope to welcome you back to your new home away from home in the near future. Kind regards Ella Cuyler General Manager Ellerman House

San Clemente, California
Reviewed 23 October 2015

A beautiful boutique hotel located above a very scenic bay in Cape Town. A bit out of the way, requiring a 10 minutes car ride to most everywhere. The room was excellent, large windows overlooking the sea, and a lovely private balcony. While staffed well, the attention to detail was not as expected. Spirits were included in your stay, and...

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

Dear Robert Thank you for your feedback. We appreciate the time you took to reply as it is very important to share your experience with us – this is the only way that we will know when to pay additional attention to certain aspects. It is very unfortunate that you did not have the wonderful “home away from home” experience...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 October 2015

A real home from home. Luxurious property, fabulous spa, and a unique corkscrew wine rack. Very friendly and helpful staff. The property overlooks the Atlantic ocean and the sunsets are amazing. Breakfast, lunch or dinner, can be taken on the terraces or in the well appointed dining room.

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

Dear Hermesians Thank you for writing this lovely review about your recent stay at Ellerman House. We are very proud of our offerings, especially our Wine Gallery, and it is always rewarding to receive such good feedback. We hope to welcome you back to your home away from home in the near future. Kind regards Ella Cuyler General Manager Ellerman...

London, UK
Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

We stayed at Ellerman House in October for three nights. One night in the Ellerman Suite and two nights in a Deluxe room. We would have loved to have the suite for our entire stay but the hotel was fully booked. The hotel is perched a top a beautiful hill overlooking a magnificent bay. The service from arrival to departure...

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

Dear Gadir80 We appreciate the time you have taken to write the review of your recent stay at Ellerman House in October. We take pride in our service and it is always rewarding to hear such good feedback and we will be sure to pass the compliments on to our staff including our Spa therapists. It is unfortunate that you...

Reviewed 29 September 2015

I have had the privilege of staying at some of the finest properties in the world, but Ellerman House is way onto of the list. From arrival late in the evening being welcomed by such friendly faces was such a delight. They couldn't have been more welcoming. The Spa Deck Room i stayed in was amazing. Everything was in place...

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

Dear Quintinonsafari Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent stay at Ellerman House. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed the property and felt welcome the moment you entered the House. We are very proud of the views and service we offer our guests and we look forward to welcoming you back to Ellerman House...

Washington DC
Reviewed 17 September 2015

We were lucky enough to stay at the Ellerman House during our 18 day South African adventure and I cannot say enough wonderful things about it. It is so warm and comfortable. Everyone is incredibly welcoming and you begin to feel like family. The food is superb and we ended up having dinner there on two nights. Sitting out on...

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

Dear Laura Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review of your recent stay at Ellerman House. We are delighted that you included our property in your 18 day trip to South Africa. It was a real pleasure to spoil you on your birthday and I am glad that you enjoyed our much lived...

Heidelberg, Germany
Reviewed 16 September 2015

At this spectacular place you will be perfectly pampered as well as serviced. All the rooms are diffrent so no one stays even in a similar room and that makes you feel very special. The garden and the gallery ist outstanding and you have a great view from everywhere. It is not a loud place anjd the staff do a...

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

Dear Gringasworld We appreciate the time you have taken to write this review of Ellerman House after your recent stay and we are delighted to know you enjoyed our Gallery and garden. Our goal is to make guests feel truly at home and enjoy the different guest areas like our library and lounge. We hope to welcome you back to...

Cape Town
Reviewed 11 August 2015

I travel abroad rather often and as such, rarely tend to explore the fabulous hotels on my very own doorstep. I decided to do just that last month when I stayed at the iconic Ellerman House. From the minute we were greeted warmly at the entrance by the smiling valet, to the time we waved good-bye after check out, our...

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

Thank you for taking the time to write the lovely review of your recent stay at Ellerman House and the recent refurbishments of the ‘old dame’. Our Deluxe House Rooms are a very popular category and we are always very pleased to receive such good feedback on the room and the amenities we offer guests. We will pass your comments...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Free Parking
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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: $842 - $2,279 (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 Spa Hotel in Bantry Bay
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Bantry Bay
#2 Luxury Hotel in Bantry Bay
#2 Romantic Hotel in Bantry Bay
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“Harbor view rooms with large balcony and if money is no object, one of the two suites would suit me fine.”
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“All rooms seem excellent!”
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“The House Rooms all have great views of the Bay and from what we could see all looked amazing.”
AilsaF972, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Every room in this 18 room property is divine. ”
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