Just ten minutes from the centre of Cape Town you will find Bantry Bay, a place so beautiful that at the beginning of the last century, ship owner John Ellerman fell under its spell. He chose to build a exuberant mansion that would make the most of its surroundings, which now serves as an elegant and luxurious place to base your self. With the finest views of the Atlantic seaboard, whether you choose to stay at within the opulent house itself, or in the art gallery style villa, you are guaranteed to completely enchanted. Each and every corner of the property is adorned with the finest 20th century South African art.
A luxurious mansion / hotel with beautiful, spacious accommodation for guests and a dramatic mountainside setting.
In enchanting Bantry Bay, Ellerman House is 10 minutes from Cape Town, within walking distance of Clifton Beach and just 45 minutes from the winelands. Ellerman House is a 35 minute drive from Cape Town International Airport.
Accommodation & Facilities
Each of the 9 luxurious rooms plays home to some original South African Art, and has all the mod cons; flat screen satellite TV, under floor heating, internet connectivity and a complimentary bar. Rooms are all en-suite, combining classic and modern touches, and all but two have magnificent views of the Atlantic Ocean and Robben Island. Suites have additional adjoining lounges and that extra bit of luxurious space. The villa is a self-contained home with the ultimate in exclusivity, perfect for families or even honeymoon couples looking for an even more luxurious experience. There is a private gallery with exclusive South African art, a beautiful infinity pool and a Spa and Gym with the latest equipment.
The restaurant has a classic South African romance to it, serving locally inspired cuisine presented as beautifully as the art in the gallery. Of course, cuisine is paired with award winning wines.
Ellerman House has an experienced concierge service that can create your Cape Town itinerary according to your specifications. Whether you want to relaxation and water-sports on the beaches, to hike up Table Mountain or to explore the local museums or restaurants.
Children over 14 are welcome.