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5-star Edwardian hotel with a full-service spa in Cape Town (Atlantic Seaboard)

A stay at Ellerman House places you in the heart of Cape Town, convenient to Clifton Bay Beach and Table Mountain.

This 5-star hotel is within close proximity of Lions Head and Sea Point Swimming Pool.

Make yourself at home in one of the 13 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring iPads and iPod docking stations. Wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary, and LCD televisions with satellite programming provide entertainment. Private bathrooms with separate bathtubs and showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.

Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy body treatments and facials. If you're looking for recreational opportunities, you'll find a health club, an outdoor pool, and a sauna. Additional features at this Edwardian hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands.

Enjoy a meal at a restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the hotel's 24-hour room service. Relax with a refreshing drink from a poolside bar or one of the 2 bars/lounges.

Featured amenities include complimentary high-speed (wired) Internet access, a computer station, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided at no charge.

At your hotel

At your hotel

In addition to a full-service spa, Ellerman House features an outdoor pool and a health club. Dining options at the hotel include a restaurant and a snack bar/deli. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include 2 bars/lounges and a poolside bar. A complimentary breakfast is offered. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This Edwardian hotel also offers a sauna, a steam room, and spa services. Guests can use the outdoor pool and health club at a partner hotel. Complimentary self parking is available on site. A total renovation of this property was completed in 2014.

Ellerman House is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Airport transportation (complimentary)
  • Total number of rooms - 13
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Number of floors - 3
  • Number of bars/lounges 2
  • Coffee/tea in lobby
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • Free breakfast
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Elevator/lift
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Full-service spa
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Health club
  • Beach/pool umbrellas
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • Computer station
  • Library
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • One meeting room
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Poolside bar
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Restaurant
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Year Built 1907
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Free self parking
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Sauna
  • Smoke-free property
  • Spa services on site
  • Steam room
  • Outdoor pool
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Stay connected

Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Park your car

Free self parking

In your room

  • Premium TV channels
  • DVD player
  • Premium bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Air conditioning
  • Phone
  • Complimentary bottled water
  • Minibar (stocked, free items)
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Turndown service
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Slippers
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • In-room safe
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Satellite TV service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • iPod docking station
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets
  • Individually decorated
  • LCD TV
  • Separate bedroom
  • iPad
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Eat and drink

A complimentary breakfast is offered.

Ellerman House has a restaurant on site.

Restaurant - This poolside restaurant specializes in fusion cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Late night fare is available from 24-hour room service.

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Play

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool, a health club, a sauna, and a steam room.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Helicopter/airplane tours on site
  • Pilates classes on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Rock climbing nearby
  • Cave exploring/spelunking nearby
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Relax

The onsite spa has 3 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, Swedish massages, and Thai massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a steam room.

Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Steam room in spa
  • Thai massage
  • Reflexology
  • Minimum age to access spa is 18
  • Number of treatment rooms 3
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Sauna in spa
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
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The fine print for Ellerman House

When you arrive

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 1:00 PM

When you leave

Check-out time is 11:00 AM

How you can pay

Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

No pets or service animals allowed

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We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport. Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 14 years old and younger are not permitted at this property. Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

Awards & Affiliations

  • Ellerman House is listed in the 2012 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay.
  • The property is a member of Relais & Chateaux.
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