Entries tagged: Ellerman House

The Dom Pérignon Experience at Ellerman House

The Dom Pérignon Experience at Ellerman House

Include the Dom Pérignon Experience to your next stay at the Ellerman House. It is a special pairing of Champagne and South African dishes, exclusive to the Ellerman House. At Ellerman House, wine is a big deal. Their cutting edge Wine Gallery houses a collection of 7,500 wines, many of which are rare or impossible to purchase at retail. The gallery includes the finest wines from the Cape’s local vineyards and 20-year old brandy available for tasting in the Brandy Cellar. At the center of the gallery, you’ll find a human-scale corkscrew, designed to hold 1,500 bottles of wine. And […]

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Cape Town Hotels: Our Top 5

Cape Town Hotels: Our Top 5

Cape Town hotels offer a comfortable place to get acquainted with South Africa before your safari, or spend a luxurious few days before your flight home. There are so many places to choose from, so we’ve rounded up our top five Cape Town hotels to make your decision easier. Of course our Travel Professionals can help you decide which Cape Town hotel is a best fit for you as well. Cape Town is arguably one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Anchored by Table Mountain, the iconic city is a melting pot of cultures which has created a […]

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Ellerman House Gets a Facelift

Ellerman House Gets a Facelift

Ellerman House just received an extensive refurbishment, positioning it as one of Cape Town’s top hotels.  Ellerman House in Cape Town recently underwent an estate-wide refurbishment, positioning itself as one of Cape Town’s most chic boutique hotels. With just 11 rooms, two suites, and two private villas, the intimate Cape Edwardian hotel is a sophisticated, secluded oceanfront getaway. Most of the rooms have been refurbished with colors of blue and green, drawing inspiration from the sea nearby and flora of Cape Town. The bathrooms have also been updated to tie into the new contemporary look and the large private terraces are […]

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Artful Lodging: The Ellerman Contemporary

Artful Lodging: The Ellerman Contemporary

The Ellerman Contemporary is the latest addition of art at Cape Town’s luxurious Ellerman House. It features modern art from local artists to add to the hotel’s exquisite collection of country history. When I first walked down the little pathway that leads from the yard to the lower level, I couldn’t believe what I was looking at. “How on earth did they get this thing down here?” A massive slate head with the word “HIER” written into its temple, was staring out to sea like one of those Maoi statues on Easter Island without the long face. “Oh that wasn’t […]

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