Celebrating what makes Ellerman House Exceptional
With our 25 year celebration this year we want to share our list of the twenty-five things that make Ellerman House so special. It’s the silver thread that runs through our home and why our return guests have been coming back over the years. We invite our guests to experience each one of these exceptional celebrations during a stay with us.
1. The House
Ellerman House was built in. When you set foot in Ellerman House you immediately feel like you have set foot in a family home by the seaside.
2. Our Team
We are proud to offer our international guests a taste of honest and unpretentious South African hospitality in Cape Town.
3. Privately owned
We are proud to be a privately owned hotel offering our guests luxury and exclusivity and form part of the Relais & Chateaux brand.
Set in one of the most sought after residential addresses in Cape Town, we are privileged to have 1.5 acres of beautiful gardens and a magnificent panoramic view of the Atlantic Ocean.
The expansive property with all our offerings, giving guests the ultimate in privacy.
6. South African Wine
The Wine Gallery is a spectacular space dedicated to South African wine and stores 7500 bottles of the best South African varietals.
7. Terroir wall
A living puzzle of 100 soil samples taken from 100 vineyards in the Western Cape area making up a beautiful wall
8. The Corkscrew
This wine rack is a unique design storing 1500 bottles of South African red wines.
10. Dom Pérignon
We have a range of rare Dom Pérignon Champagnes vintages served at Ellerman House
11. Private Villas
The ultimate in luxury and perfect for families or friends traveling to Cape Town.
12. Private Rooms
Spacious and private, all individually decorated for our guests to enjoy.
13. The Pantry
One of the best parts of our home and unique to Ellerman House.
14. Wine Experience
Guests are invited to join our Sommelier for a Daily Wine Tasting in our Wine Gallery.
15. Your own art tour
For guests interested in art we offer a journey through the private art collection with our iPad tour.
16. Private Art Collection
We are proud to have one of the most important art collections in South Africa with over 1000 pieces ranging from the 1800’s to the present.
17. Thomas Bowler passage
Thomas Bowler arrived in South Africa in 1834 and made an important contribution to the country’s pictorial history.
18. Edmund Pink
Thirteen watercolours of the landscape, people and events in the Cape of Good Hope during 1795 – 1847 are exhibited in the stairway leading down to the kitchen.
19. Talita, our Private Art Guide
Our Private Art Guide loves sharing her extensive knowledge of South African art and take guests on tours to some of Cape Town’s favourite art galleries.
20. Our garden
Our garden is a beautiful space where guests can relax next to the pool and be surrounded by some of the most famous species from the Cape Floral Kingdom.
21. Angus Taylor’s ‘Hier’ sculpture
The sculpture outside the Contemporary Art Gallery is one of the many ‘wow’ sculptures and was made especially for that space.
22. Ellerman House Signature Facial by !QMS Medicosmetics
We have teamed up with the people from !QMS Medicosmetics and created a signature Ellerman House Facial .
23. No Southeaster
Situated in Bantry Bay, we are privileged to be sheltered from the prevailing southeaster wind that Cape Town has become famous for
24. Our concierge app
We have teamed with Auxiliary Studios in Cape Town to create a unique concierge app where guests may have a look at all our offerings.
25. The Benguela Diamond Safari
Guests staying at Ellerman House are invited on a journey to dive for their very own diamond on the West Coast of South Africa.