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ELLERMAN HOUSE

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  • OVERVIEW

    Once the stately home of Sir John and Lady Ellerman, distinguished shipping magnates and investors, Ellerman House sits perched on the slopes of Lion’s Head in the prestigious Bantry Bay residential area. This elegant Cape Edwardian mansion is known for having one of the most spectacular ocean views in South Africa. Just ten minutes from the heart of Cape Town, the one-and-a-half acre property features a panorama of Atlantic coastline that includes the infamous Robben Island.
    Now privately owned, Ellerman House stands as an iconic showcase of South Africa’s finest lodging, cuisine, wine, and leisure. With shaded verandas, tiered gardens, beautiful interiors, and a celebrated art collection, guests from all over the world love the combination of luxury and service this serene getaway offers.

    ROOMS & SUITES

    Ellerman House has eleven rooms, two suites, and two private villas. Attention to detail ensures that no two rooms alike. The property boasts two lounges, a library, two dining rooms, a spa, a main pool, gym, whisky bar, and expansive outdoor space. The property is not open to the public, offering a genuine level of privacy and luxury to guests.

    CLASSIC ROOM

    Soft green and caramel hues adorn this warm and intimate space, which features a sparkling chandelier dancing in a glamorous floor-to-ceiling mirror.
    A blend of circle-patterned fabrics, beech-wood cabinets, and faux-leather ottomans fill in the details, giving this cosy abode a distinctly contemporary feel.
    As per all rooms at Ellerman House, the Classic Room is en-suite and includes satellite TV, air conditioning, wireless internet, heated floors, and a complimentary minibar. The average room size is 30 square metres (323 square feet).

     

    SUPERIOR ROOM

    Sun-filled and inviting, these bijou rooms feature our best ocean views. Guests love to sip coffee whilst gazing out of the large bay windows at the spectacular coastline below.
    Touches of leather, wood and linen set the mood, while a sleek TV console and an eye-catching assortment of art provide character. Nearby, two comfortable armchairs sit in a mini-lounge area.
    The Superior House Rooms are en-suite and include satellite TV, air conditioning, wireless internet, heated floors, and a complimentary minibar. The average room size is 30 square metres (323 square feet).

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    DELUXE SPA ROOM

    Snugly adjacent to the Ellerman House Spa, the Deluxe Spa rooms have a front row seat to the serene infinity pool, which overlooks the Atlantic Ocean.
    These charming rooms feature double sliding wooden doors that open to a shared pool and deck, where guests sip drinks and relax on loungers while taking in a smorgasbord of Capetonian coastline.
    The rooms are bathed in tranquillity with a blend of natural colours and textures, warm beech-wood panelling and heavenly scents drifting in from the nearby spa. The Deluxe Spa Rooms are en-suite and include satellite TV, air conditioning, wireless internet, heated floors, and a complimentary minibar.
    The average room size is 37 square metres / 398 square feet

     

    DELUXE HOUSE ROOM

    Taking a cue from their breathtaking ocean backdrop, these spacious, sun-drenched bedrooms are a traveller’s paradise.
    Two sets of double doors open up to an exquisite private balcony, where a lush assortment of native South African plants add to the seaside aroma. The sightlines beckon guests to enjoy sun-soaked afternoons, al fresco dinners, or evening drinks to cap the day’s adventure.
    A blend of ocean colours, textured finishes, and contemporary touches saturate the rooms.
    The Deluxe House rooms are all en-suite, and include satellite TV, air conditioning, wireless internet, heated floors, and a complimentary minibar. The average room size is 44 square metres (474 square feet).

     

    ELLERMAN HOUSE SUITES

    The Ellerman House Suites are the epitome of elegance and comfort, with large rooms styled in a beautiful layering of colours, fabrics and textures.
    Dramatic sightlines set the mood from large sitting rooms that overlook an oceanfront balcony, accessible by French doors. Guests can entertain friends in the elegant dining area, relax in the lounge, or savour breathtaking views of the Atlantic on the private wraparound balcony.
    Throughout the rooms, prized paintings and sculptures by South African artists add to the stylish bravado.
    The Ellerman House Suites are en-suite and include satellite TV, air conditioning, wireless internet, heated floors, and a complimentary minibar. The average room size is 102.5 square metres (1103 square feet).

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