- Location:180 Kloof Road, Bantry Bay, 8001, Cape Town; 23 km from Cape Town Airport
- Best Time to Visit: throughout the year
- Preferred timings: 24 hours
- How to reach: By road from Cape Town International Airport
- Nearest railway station: Cape Town Railway Station
- Nearest International Airport: Cape Town International Airport
In Ellerman House, you get the opportunity to stay in this one-time summer residence of shipping magnate Sir John Ellerman and his wife Lady Esther. Cape Town Ellerman House serves its revered guests in the true Relais and Chateaux tradition of 5 C’s namely, Courtesy, Charm, Calm, Character, and Cuisine. In whatever you experience in this heritage recluse, be it food, lodging, activities, or facilities, it is bound to embellish in these 5C’s.
Ellerman House is the quintessential landmark of Cape Town. More than a luxury hotel it is a heritage statement that exemplifies South African hospitality, tradition and culture. With a breathtaking view of the Robben Island across the blue waters of the Atlantic Ocean and perfectly trimmed lush green gardens, Ellerman House in Cape Town is a dream venue for expending your once in a lifetime holiday.
Attending to guests with fine tastes and finer sensibilities Ellerman House luxury hotel is a home away from home amongst the most picturesque setting of terrace lawns, generous verandas, and a huge swimming pool. Each of the guest rooms is adorned with a South African indigenous art piece or wall hanging. You can taste the finest vintage wines from its cellar with a stock of nearly 17,000 bottles. The interior of the bar with stone masonry, granite tables, and leather and wood furnishings lend a royal ambiance. You would get the opportunity of savoring the most delectable recipes being served in silver, crystal or chinaware.
The outdoor swimming pool set amidst pristine green lawns with swaying palm trees and overlooking the azure blue waters of the Atlantic is temperature-controlled. Indulge in the pleasure of viewing the magnificent ocean from your pool waters. Their sauna and fully equipped gymnasium take care of your fitness and health. Spend some quality time browsing through your favorite books from the rare and vast collection in the hotel’s library. The Internet facility at their computer center would help you to remain connected to the world.
The newly built Ellerman House Villa and Spa are spectacular. The lift resembles a golden cage. A curved staircase decorated in bronze bamboo and leather adds regality to the villa. The huge glass windows fold back exposing the lounge, study and dining room to the grand view of the Atlantic Ocean. The entertainment room equipped with DVDs, CDs and flat screen plasma television leads into a stainless steel kitchen. On the upper floor three luxurious bedrooms are there for you to laze out. The private bathrooms designed with etched infinity mirrors and Travertine marbles are extraordinary.
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