Get an overview of this hotelLuxury Cape Town hotel in Bantry Bay with 2 outdoor swimming pools

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free self parking
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Laundry facilities

Location

Located in Bantry Bay, this luxury hotel is 0.9 mi (1.5 km) from Sea Point Swimming Pool and 2.9 mi (4.6 km) from Cape Town Stadium. Camps Bay Beach and Theatre on the Bay are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Hotel Features

Along with 2 outdoor pools, this smoke-free hotel has a full-service spa and a restaurant. Free WiFi in public areas, free self parking, and a free airport shuttle are also provided. Other amenities include 2 bars/lounges, a health club, and a poolside bar.

Room Amenities

All 13 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and iPod docks. LCD TVs with satellite channels and DVD players provide a bit of entertainment, and guests will also appreciate thoughtful touches like free minibar items and bathrobes.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Ellerman House features a full-service spa, 2 outdoor swimming pools, a health club, and a sauna. The hotel offers 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 wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This Edwardian hotel also offers spa services, a library, and a terrace. Guests can use the outdoor pool and health club at a partner property. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary to guests (available 24 hours). Complimentary self parking is available on site. A total renovation of this property was completed in July 2017.

Ellerman House is a smoke-free property.

  • Library 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Free airport transportation 
  • Full-service spa 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Restaurant 
  • Year Built 1906 
  • Free self parking 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Steam room 
  • Sauna 
  • Health club 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • Computer station 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Concierge services 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Total number of rooms - 13 
  • One meeting room 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3 
  • Garden 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

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

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • DVD player 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Minibar (stocked, free items) 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Slippers 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 
  • Individually decorated 
  • LCD TV 
  • Separate bedroom 

Where to Eat

A complimentary breakfast is offered.

Wine Gallery - This wine bar overlooks the garden. Open daily.

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 Things to Do

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 at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 

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. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Check-out

Check-out time is 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

  • No pets or service animals allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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 pets or service animals allowed

Hotel Name

  • Ellerman
  • Ellerman Cape Town
  • Ellerman House
  • Ellerman House Cape Town
  • Ellerman Hotel Cape Town
  • Ellerman House Bantry Bay, Cape Town
  • Ellerman House Hotel Bantry Bay
  • Ellerman House Hotel Cape Town
  • Ellerman House Hotel

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

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 Gold List of the world's best places to stay and the 2017 Travel + Leisure 500.
  • This property is affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) guests.
  • The property is a member of Relais & Chateaux.

National Rating

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


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