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Ellerman House

Cape Town, South Africa

Platinum price level

Mango Opinion

This is one of the nicest properties in Cape Town. While the rates are not for the faint of heart, the rooms are absolutely gorgeous, especially the villas. The sweeping views of the ocean are stunning, the food and wine are of the highest standard. They also have one of the best contemporary art collections in the world. 

Ellerman House is the quintessential urban retreat for discerning luxury travelers wanting complete exclusivity in Cape Town. Sprawled over one-and-a-half landscaped acres, this exclsuive hotel has been influential in redefining luxury accommodation in South Africa since opening just over 25 years ago.

Ellerman House sits perched on the slopes of Lion’s Head in the prestigious Bantry Bay residential area in Cape Town, South Africa. Private and exclusive, Ellerman House offers 13 rooms and suites, a tranquil spa, two ultra-modern villas, indigenous gardens, spectacular Atlantic Ocean views, and easy access to local attractions. Modern cuisine, an interactive cellar of vintage wines, and an extensive art collection, enhance a world-class experience that is authentically South African.

A highlight throughout the hotel in an extensive collection of South African art spanning original works from the turn of the last century to contemporary art. Tucked below the terraced gardens, the Ellerman House Contemporary Gallery showcases young and emerging South African artists. Guests enjoy exclusive access to the restaurant, bar, gardens, spa and wine gallery. Guest privacy is a top priority in this exclusive environment, and the hospitality team prides itself on individualizing every aspect of the experience and tailor-making excursions.

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