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Hotel Description

5-star luxury hotel near Victoria and Alfred Waterfront

Oceanside stay

Your stay at this Bantry Bay hotel places you within 3 miles (5 km) of Camps Bay Beach and Victoria and Alfred Waterfront. Lions Head and Cape Town Stadium are also within 3 miles (5 km).

Poolside dining

A full-service spa, 2 outdoor pools, and a health club are all featured at this smoke-free hotel. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the free WiFi in public areas, laundry service, and free airport shuttle. Relax with a drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges and enjoy perks like free self parking.

Free WiFi, iPod docks

The 13 individually decorated guestrooms offer free WiFi and iPod docks. LCD TVs come with satellite channels, and other amenities include free minibar items and 24-hour room service.

Ellerman House Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe House Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Villa, 3 Bedrooms, Private Pool (Villa Two)

Bed Count 3 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Villa, 3 Bedrooms, Private Pool (Villa One)

Bed Count 3 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Superior House Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Classic Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Property Features

Ellerman House offers its guests a full-service spa, 2 outdoor swimming pools, a health club, and a sauna. Along with a restaurant, there's a snack bar/deli on site. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include 2 bars/lounges and a poolside bar. Free breakfast is available. A computer station is on site, and both WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. Spa services, a library, and a terrace are also featured at the luxury Ellerman House. You'll have access to the outdoor pool and health club at a partner property. A roundtrip airport shuttle is free (available 24 hours). Self parking is free. This Edwardian Cape Town hotel is smoke free.

  • 13 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • 3 buildings
  • 2 bars or lounges
  • Built in 1906
  • Breakfast available (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar by the pool
  • Deli
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • 1 conference room
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Gift shop
  • Computer for guest use
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Cape Town (CPT-Cape Town Intl.) (26.1 km / 16.2 mi)
  • Train station: Cape Town Station (6 km / 3.8 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Ellerman House offers 13 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and DVD players. Each accommodation is individually decorated. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. LCD televisions come with premium satellite channels. Coffee/tea makers and free minibar items are provided. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers, bathrobes, slippers, and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, safes, and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and hair dryers. Hypo-allergenic bedding and irons/ironing boards can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Separate bedroom
  • Stocked minibar (free)
  • IPod dock
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • LCD television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • DVD player
  • Coffee maker
  • Egyptian cotton linens
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Separate shower and tub
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique decor

Food & Drink

Guests are served free breakfast.

Wine Gallery - This wine bar overlooks the garden.

Onsite venue #2 - This poolside restaurant specializes in fusion cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Open daily.

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

Nearby Activities

2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a health club and a sauna.

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

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

Spa Services

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

The spa is open daily. Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Number of treatment rooms 3
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Prenatal massage
  • Sauna in spa
  • Steam room in spa
  • Thai massage
  • Minimum age to access spa is 18
  • Reflexology
  • Sports massage
  • Detoxification wrap

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 1:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Airport transportation is offered 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children 14 and younger are not allowed at this property. All guests older than 14 are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pets

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Ellerman House

Policies

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit 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.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No pets or service animals allowed

Hotel Names

  • Ellerman
  • Ellerman Cape Town
  • Ellerman House
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  • Ellerman Hotel Cape Town
  • Ellerman House Bantry Bay, Cape Town
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  • Ellerman House Hotel Cape Town
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You should know

  • Ellerman House offers transfers from the airport. Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Children 14 years old and younger aren't allowed at this property.
  • Certain facilities might have restricted access. For details, you can contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.
  • Guests may experience noise disturbance due to nearby construction work.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Heritage, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

  • Ellerman House is listed in the 2017 Condé Nast Traveler Top 100 List and the 2017 Travel + Leisure 500.
  • This property is affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual (LGBTQIA) guests.

National Rating

Quality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.

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