Ellerman House

Ellerman House is an elegant Cape Edwardian mansion, once the stately home of Sir John and Lady Ellerman, distinguished shipping magnates and investors. It sits perched on the slopes of Lion's Head in the prestigious Bantry Bay residential area. Directly facing the Atlantic Ocean and Robben Island, the property has one of the most spectacular views in South Africa and is in close proximity to all popular tourist attractions.

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Now privately owned, Ellerman House stands as an iconic showcase of South Africa's finest lodging, cuisine, wine, and leisure. With shaded verandas, tiered gardens and beautiful interiors. Ellerman House has eleven rooms, two suites, and a private villa, with no two rooms alike. The property boasts two lounges, a library, two dining rooms, a spa, a main pool, gym, whisky bar, and expansive outdoor space. The property is not open to the public, offering a genuine level of privacy and luxury to guests.

Ellerman House

Getting There

Ellerman House is an approximately 30 minute drive from Cape Town International Airport (outside of rush-hour periods) and within walking distance of the famous Clifton Beach.


10 min drive to Table Mountain and the V&A Waterfront and 45 min to the Winelands. Nearby and on site activities include golf, swimming, spa, mountain biking, hiking, horse riding, fishing, sailing, diving, kayaking and whale watching.

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Marissa Basile &Liam; LaCasse

This place is incredible. I am at a loss for words on how to describe it. I true 5 star experience in the most unique and beautiful way. We only wish we had an extra day here since the weather wasn't great for 2 days. In retrospect, we would've shaved a day off of the safari and spent it here.

12/10/2016 Read full trip review

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