Ellerman House

Ellerman House, a luxurious retreat in Bantry Bay, offers Atlantic Ocean vistas. This historic Cape Edwardian mansion from 1906 houses a private modern art collection. Experience Cape Town’s essence with gourmet cuisine, fine wines, artistic treasures, and breathtaking mountain and ocean views.

Luxurious Seaside Retreat

Located in the prestigious Bantry Bay area of Cape Town, South Africa, Ellerman House is one of the most sought-after luxurious boutique hotel. The house was originally built in the early 1900s as a private residence for shipping magnate Sir John Ellerman, and it has since been carefully restored and renovated to retain its original charm and character.

Guests at Ellerman House can choose from a range of elegant and spacious rooms and suites, each of which is individually decorated with antique furnishings and original artworks. The hotel also boasts an award-winning spa, an infinity pool with stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean, and a world-class wine cellar stocked with some of the finest wines from the Cape Winelands region.

Ellerman House is an unforgettable experience for travellers seeking a blend of luxury, style, and sustainability in a breathtaking coastal setting. This bespoke property is made up of the main house and two free-standing Villas. Though no room is the same, each one shares a sophisticated elegance. 


South Africa, Cape Town


One-of-a-kind wine gallery with over 7,500 bottles on display
Situated in exclusive Bantry Bay with spectacular views
Africa's largest private art collection

No of Rooms

9 luxury rooms & 2 suites & Ellerman Villa

Style of accommodation

Luxury boutique hotel boasting fine art, fine wine, and fine dining

Child Policy

Children aged 12 and older are welcome.


  • Buffet breakfast
  • Beverages (excluding wine)
  • Wine tastings
  • Sunset cocktails
  • Generous mini bar
  • Art tours
  • Zeitz MOCAA entry
  • Laundry and shoe cleaning
  • Gym & spa facilities
  • Airport transfers
  • A 24-hour pantry is stocked throughout the day with fresh fruit, baked goods and beverages.
  • *Villa rates also include your own private chef.


  • Lunch and dinner
  • Wine & Champagne
  • Invited guests’ meals and drinks
  • Spa Treatments
  • Gratuities

In addition to its luxurious accommodations, Ellerman House is also renowned for its exceptional dining experiences. The hotel’s fine-dining restaurant serves a seasonal menu of contemporary dishes made with locally sourced ingredients, and the more informal bistro offers a range of light meals and snacks throughout the day.

Aside from its impressive facilities and amenities, Ellerman House is also well known for its commitment to sustainability and conservation. The hotel actively supports local conservation projects, including the protection of the nearby penguin colony at Boulders Beach, and it has implemented a number of eco-friendly initiatives to reduce its environmental impact.

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