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

Location

Located in Bantry Bay, this luxury hotel is 0.7 mi (1.2 km) from Queens Beach and 2.9 mi (4.6 km) from Cape Town Stadium. Sea Point Swimming Pool and Camps Bay Beach are also within 2 mi (3 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 high-speed 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. Complimentary self parking is available on site. A total renovation of this property was completed in April 2015.

Ellerman House is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Free airport transportation 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 13 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free 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 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Computer station 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • One meeting room 
  • Garden 
  • Terrace 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Free self parking 
  • Year Built 1906 
  • Sauna 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Steam room 

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

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

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • DVD player 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • 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 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Desk 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • iPod docking station 
  • 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 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Skydiving 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 

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.

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Swedish massage 
  • Prenatal massage 
  • Steam room in spa 
  • Thai massage 
  • Reflexology 
  • Sports massage 
  • Detoxification wrap 
  • 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 

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

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 1:00 PM

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.

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. Construction is underway at a neighboring building and there may be noise disturbance from the 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 2012 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay.
  • 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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