Ellerman House

Discover the essence of South Africa at Ellerman House



With its elegant Edwardian architecture, captivating views, and spacious, sumptuous suites, Ellerman House is a romantic paradise all its own. More than just a luxurious escape in a breathtaking location, this enchanting property is an oasis; a tranquil retreat with its spectacular gardens, a tranquil spa with special treatments, significant private art and wine collections on-site, and an exceptional culinary experience.

The hotel’s idyllic location at the foot of Lion’s Head, with uninterrupted views of the Atlantic Ocean, is undoubtedly part of its charm. The property strikes the perfect balance between soothing tranquillity and practical convenience, as it is situated in an oceanfront residential suburb that is also close to Cape Town’s vibrant Waterfront and City Centre, and a short stroll from the mountain trails and our finest beaches.


With 13 rooms and suites and two villas, Ellerman House is the quintessential urban retreat for discerning luxury travellers seeking complete exclusivity and privacy in Cape Town.

Its elegant rooms and suites offer individually styled rooms that exude comfort and sophistication, with exquisite décor, eye-catching South African art and all the little touches that make for a seamless stay.

Villas One and Two epitomise the sophisticated beach lifestyle for which the city is famous, providing guests with a luxurious home base from which to explore its many delights. With their inherent privacy and flexibility, these sumptuous, exclusive homes are ideal for multi-generational families or groups of friends who can spread out over multiple levels and make the most of the abundance of space


  • Ellerman House is an elegant mansion just ten minutes from the city centre and within walking distance of the beaches of Clifton and Camps Bay.
  • It features the owner’s extensive South African art collection and the Ellerman House Wine Gallery, which offers an interactive wine experience amidst a vast collection of South African vintage wines.
  • It offers modern, locally inspired cuisine, warm hospitality and a bespoke concierge service to enhance the guest experience.

Art, History, and Luxury Unite at Ellerman House»

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