Ellerman House is one of the world’s most exclusive and private retreats. Its magnificent position sweeping over the vibrant city of Cape Town and the endless blue of the Atlantic Ocean respects its status as an historical landmark with a proud heritage of stylish entertaining and understated luxury.

Ellerman House has nine elegant rooms and two sumptuous suites. Superb food, an extraordinary cellar of 17,000 bottles of South African wine and a world-famous art collection epitomise proud South African hospitality, elevating it to take its place among the best in the world, while remaining true to its African heritage.

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Ellerman House Spa and Gym offers the latest equipment in an unrivalled setting of beauty and splendour. Reserved solely for guests of Ellerman House or Villa, privacy and exclusivity are completely guaranteed. Choose from a wide range of relaxing and beautifying treatments in luxurious surroundings while you shut off the world for a few hours.

Whether you want to indulge in a day of pampering in ultra-modern surroundings, or enjoy a revitalising workout, the Ellerman House Spa & Gym will invigorate your senses.


The Ellerman Spa invites pure indulgence, sea views and ultra-modern facilities. Complete with three treatment rooms, a colour therapy steam room, large sauna and unique infinity pool, being pampered has never been quite so luxurious.


Secluded in the lush gardens near the swimming pool, the Ellerman House fitness facilities offer a fully equipped gym for the more energetic. With its state-of-the-art equipment, sauna and change rooms, guests can enjoy an invigorating workout while looking out over views of the endless Atlantic Ocean.


Spacious, peaceful and private, the modern luxuries are all present and accounted for and are complemented by rich textures of fine linens and finishes.

Ellerman House has nine luxurious rooms and two spacious suites with adjoining lounges, while Ellerman Villa offers a self-contained home of exceptional exclusivity and unrivalled privacy.

Each room is luxurious, en suite and houses original South African art. The rooms all have flat-screen satellite TV, underfloor heating, air conditioning, Internet connectivity and a complimentary room bar. All but two have magnificent views over the glittering Atlantic Ocean and world famous Robben Island..

Gastronomy & Bar

Indulge in a menu of refined simplicity, which includes locally inspired flavours paired with award-winning wines from the cellar, or request a personal favourite that the chef will willingly prepare the moment your appetite calls.

Paired with your taste, presented with passion, guests can be assured of an unforgettable culinary experience, in breath-taking surroundings, matched by the finest restaurants in the world.

So when you’ve taken in all the sights and sounds of the Mother City, sample the unique creations lovingly created by our expert chefs.

Over 7500 South African wines
The Ellerman House cellar is stocked with gleaming bottles that form a wine collection of formidable standard and quality. The 7 500 labels housed in our professionally maintained cellar, represents the very best from established world-renowned estates and emerging boutique vineyards of the Western Cape.

A dedicated team of chefs
Ellerman House offers the pleasure of dining in a luxurious setting with an ever-changing menu. A small team of talented chefs has created a kitchen in which innovation, talent and the very best ingredients combine to seduce the most sophisticated of palates.


Ellerman House Cape Town

180 Kloof Road, Bantry Bay
Cape Town , 8005, South Africa

Tel: +27 21 430 3200
Fax: +27 21 430 3215


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