Ellerman House

With 5 star rating, its a Boutique Hotel contains 13 Rooms. Check-in time 14h00 and check-out time 10h00. Spoken languages are Afrikaans, English, French, German, Portuguese, Xhosa and Zulu. Adventure, Beach / Coastal, Cycling, Fishing, Flora, Golf, Gourmet, Hiking, History & Culture, Leisure, Relaxation, Shopping, Watersports, Wine are Special Interests.

Why Ellerman House

Experience the very best that South Africa has to offer when visiting Ellerman House. Surround yourself with national treasures, exceptional flavours, uninterrupted views and a refined atmosphere with sincere hospitality. With only 13 bedrooms and 2 private contemporary villas, Ellerman House excel at offering guests an intuitive and understated level of service.

Integral to Ellerman House’s emphasis on sharing the best of what South Africa has to offer is its approach to gourmet food and fine wine. From the kitchen comes exceptional cuisine that reflects the best of local and seasonal flavours with superior provenance. The Ellerman House Wine Gallery, a spectacular cellar for a 9500-bottle wine collection, offers an interactive, experiential journey into the world of wine

The Ellerman House Spa is a tranquil, nurturing environment dedicated to the rejuvenation of body, mind and soul. It specialises in cutting-edge massage techniques and anti-ageing beauty treatments.

Having privileged access to the owners extensive South African art collection, including valuable paintings and sculptures, is a highlight. The Art collection spans original works from the turn of the last century to current contemporary art, a separate collection which is displayed in the Ellerman House Contemporary Art Gallery.

Celebrate a nation by living in a home that exemplifies a country. Taste and embrace a culture. Allow yourself to be hosted by a family and tended by the best. An oasis in the heart of the mother city.

24-hour SecurityActivity DeskBarBarbeque FacilitiesBusiness Centre
GymGym (nearby)Internet Access (Complimentary)Laundry Service (Complimentary)Library
Malaria FreeMobile ConnectivityPoolRestaurantSecure Parking
SpaTV Room   
Air ConditioningBalcony / DeckBathClothes PressComplimentary Wi-Fi
Dressing GownsEn-SuiteHair DryerHeated Towel RailsHeater
Internet Access (Complimentary)Laundry Service (Complimentary)Lounge AreaMini BarMini Bar (Complimentary)
Pure Cotton LinenSafeSatellite / Cable TelevisionShowerTea / Coffee
TelevisionUnderfloor HeatingVerandah  
Airport Shuttle (Complimentary)Babysitting ServiceChauffer ServiceCredit CardForeign Exchange
Room ServiceRoom Service (24 hours)Travel Desk  
Beach Drop OffBird WatchingFine DiningGarden ToursGourmet Picnic
MassagesWhale Watching   
Adrenaline ActivitiesAmusement ParkArt GalleriesBeachBird Watching
Boat CruisesBoatingBoulesBowlsCatch-and-release Fishing
Child Friendly ActivitiesCooking CoursesCultural ToursCyclingDeep Sea Fishing
Fine DiningFishingGame DrivesGarden ToursGeneral Sightseeing
GolfHealth and Fitness CentreHelicopter RidesHelicopter Scenic FlightsHiking
Historical ToursHorse RidingHot-air BallooningJet SkisKayaking / Paddling
Kite SurfingMarine Tidal PoolMassagesMini GolfMountain Biking
MuseumsNatural History ToursPara SailingParaglidingRock Climbing
SailingScenic FlightsScuba DivingSea KayakingShark Cage Diving
Sky DivingSnorkelingSquash CourtSurfingTennis Court
Tree-top Canopy ToursWalks (Guided)Walks (Self Guided)Water SkiingWhale Watching
WindsurfingWine Tasting   

Ellerman House

Classic House Room

The spacious Classic Room is en-suite and includes satellite TV, air conditioning, wireless internet, heated floors, and a complimentary minibar. The average room size is 30 square metres (323 square feet).

Superior House Room

Featuring a stunning view of the Atlantic Ocean. These rooms are all en-suite and include satellite TV, air conditioning, wireless internet, heated floors, and a complimentary minibar. The average room size is 30 square metres (323 square feet).

Deluxe Spa Room

Situated in the Ellerman House Spa, the Deluxe Spa Rooms have a front row seat to the serene pool. The two rooms feature double sliding wooden doors that open to a shared pool and deck (the pool and deck are only available to these 2 rooms).
Size: 37 square meters / 398 square feet

Deluxe House Room

Featuring breathtaking ocean views and a private terrace, these rooms are all en-suite and include satellite TV, air conditioning, wireless internet, heated floors, and a complimentary minibar. The average room size is 44 square metres (474 square feet).

Ellerman House Suite

Featuring ocean views, terrace, lounge and dining area. All suites are en-suite and include satellite TV, air conditioning, wireless internet, heated floors, and a complimentary minibar. The average room size is 102.5 square metres (1103 square feet).

Ellerman House Rooms

Ellerman House Restaurant

The restaurant at Ellerman House is not open to the public and is for the exclusive use of resident guests. Breakfast is always a gourmet spread, enjoyed on the ocean-view terrace in fine weather. The kitchen team, headed up by an experienced chef, produces daily a la carte lunch and dinner menus featuring modern, classically inspired cuisine with a South African twist. Inspired by ‘farm-to-table’ eating, the menus rely on locally sourced, seasonal ingredients of superior provenance. Guests are encouraged to wander into the open-plan kitchen to discuss specific dietary requirements or to request a favourite dish or celebratory menu to mark a special occasion. For those who get late-night cravings or simply want a quick sandwich or light snack at any time, there is a complimentary, 24-hour guest pantry stocked with everything from homemade sweet and savoury treats to chocolates, crisps and other irresistible snacks.

Activities

Ellerman House Wine Gallery

Wine is taken very seriously at Ellerman House, and the hotel’s 7500-strong collection of South African wines represent both established and emerging labels from the Western Cape’s world-renowned wine regions. Many of the wines in the collection are rare or special releases augmented by sought-after vintages bought on auction. Wines from the cellar are only made available on the hotel’s wine list once they have been optimally aged and are deemed ready for enjoyment at peak maturity. Many of these fine wines are also available by the glass without compromising on quality, thanks to the Le Verre de Vin preservation system.

Camps

Ellerman House Art

The Ellerman House art collection takes visitors to this fine hotel on a journey that explores the huge social and cultural shift that South African art has made from the mid-nineteenth century to the present. The art in this collection tells of the character of our land and the expression of our unique South African experience. From the time of the early pictorial historians of the midnineteenth century, such as Thomas Bowler, you acknowledge that this country has a flavour of its own – an essential nature that distinguishes it from other places.

Ellerman House Spa

For the exclusive use of hotel and villa guests, the Ellerman House Spa is a natural extension of the property’s commitment to quality and personalised service. Situated on the ground-floor of Villa One, it is approached through a garden with tranquil water features, lush indigenous plants and ocean views. A small, highly experienced team of therapists offer a carefully considered menu of beauty and body treatments designed for relaxation, rejuvenation and self-improvement. Everything is designed to soothe the senses while the body and mind are coaxed into balance.

Ellerman House Gym

Small, well-equipped fitness centre with it’s own sauna and change rooms is located beneath the main house for those who want to maintain a workout regime while travelling. There is also an outdoor, heated lap pool tucked away on a private terrace. Up-to-date apparatus set the scene for an invigorating workout with a view. Equipment includes free weights and a bench, treadmill, stationary bicycle, full-body toning machine, stability balls, weighted medicine balls and exercise mats.

Ellerman House Library

The Ellerman House Library offers guests a collection of fiction and nonfiction titles, plus magazines from around the world. Our guests love to sit and read books in the morning, or enjoy an after-dinner drink by the fireplace. For convenience, a nearby computer and printer are connected to the network and available for complimentary guest use.

Ellerman House Cuisine

As guests enjoy panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean, our team of dedicated chefs, lead by Executive Chef Grant Daniels, delight with vibrant South African inspired recipes. Extraordinary attention to detail has always defined the dining experience at Ellerman House and Grant Daniels brings his classically inspired style with a nod to his Cape Malay roots to guests at Ellerman House. Growing up on the Cape Flats, just outside Cape Town, Grant’s passion for cooking was sparked by spending time in the kitchen with his mother while she prepared traditional Cape Malay dishes for Sunday lunch.

Ellerman House Pantry

The Pantry is your guilty pleasure. Fresh, homemade treats are prepared daily, making it perfect for a light snack between meals, or for grabbing supplies before heading out for the day.

 

The Benguela Diamond Safari, exclusive to Ellerman House

Ellerman House, in partnership with Benguela Diamonds, is offering its guests an exclusive opportunity to embark on a ‘diamond safari’ to the mineral-rich west coast of South Africa – a unique place of origin for diamonds worthy of the most exquisite jewellery settings. Benguela Diamonds is named after the predominant current, the cold, nutrient-rich Benguela Current, which flows in a northerly direction off the westcoast of South Africa.

Ellerman House Louis XIII experience

LOUIS XIII is the most luxurious spirit on earth and takes up to 4 generations of cellar masters and 100 years to produce. 1569 – The wars of religion rage and one of the battles fought between Catholics and Protestants takes place in Jarnac, Charente. Three centuries later, Paul-Émile Rémy Martin I would acquire a saddle flask decorated with a fleur de lys, found in that very same battle field. 1640 – King Louis XIII officially recognises the terroir of Charente and Cognac eaux-de-vie, for which he instigates the first commercial regulations.

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