Perched on the slopes of Lion’s Head In Bantry Bay, this is a hotel as beautiful as it’s surroundings.
Originally a private residence, this historic Cape Edwardian-style mansion features shaded verandas and terraced indigenous gardens overlooking the ocean and is one of our most highly recommended stays in the Mother City (Just take a look on Instagram and you’ll understand why!).
There are 13 individually decorated rooms and suites complemented by two ultra-modern villas in which you can request your own private chef to create beautiful dishes in the comfort of your own space, as well as a butler to serve your cocktails and hors d’ouevres every night!
This hotel provides exceptionally high levels of service, and is better than any home-away-from-home one could imagine! Guest privacy is a top priority in this exclusive environment, and the hospitality team prides itself on individualising every aspect of the experience and tailor-making excursions.
The restaurant offers beautifully presented food, each dish showcasing the best and freshest local ingredients. The executive chef takes inspiration from his Cape Malay roots, providing guests with a wonderful blend of authentic South African tastes and flavours.
Ellerman House has an eclectic taste in art, and so you’ll find an exquisite Art Gallery with further paintings and sculptures dotted amongst the rooms, adding character and style throughout. Take the art tour to learn more about their wonderful collection!
It’s definitely worth visiting the wine cellar if you get the chance; the architecture is stunning and the 7500- bottle wine selection is to die for! Their spa is beyond relaxing and indulgent making it the perfect place to escape life’s rigours. In fact, the entire hotel is a haven of peace and tranquillity!
This hotel is full of surprises! But it’s not open to the public, so you’ll have to book a stay to discover its delights! You can find the booking form here.
P.s. The rooms come with complimentary gin, brandy and whisky, in case you need more convincing!
Vibe: Luxurious, homely and exquisitely stylish!