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Castello di Monte

5.0 of 5 402 Aries Street | Waterkloof Ridge, Pretoria 0102, South Africa
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Amman, Jordan
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beautiful guest house away from traffic and busy streets of Pretoria's city centre. Very romantic atmosphere and great service. The property itself is a piece of art and I took time exploring it floor by floor. Views are amazing from here as well. Highly recommend to couples.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Castello do Monte is the Ultimate Luxury Fairytale Experience. Outstanding atmosphere, Luxury and Service. Its the Ultimate escape from reality. Superb Breakfasts. Thank you to the Owners for our Numerous Stays.

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Castello_Di_Monte, General Manager at Castello di Monte, responded to this review

Dear Robin M Thank you very much for your review. So happy to read that we succeeded in creating that Fairytale Experience. Castello di Monte will magically transport you to another era, when life was lived with effortless grace.. Have a blessed Festive Season! Kind regards Madeleen More 

Pretoria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I did not expect to find such a lovely place in Pretoria. Everything just exceeded my expectations. Room was spacious with excellent balcony. For all you romantic couples out there, this is a must experience.

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Castello_Di_Monte, General Manager at Castello di Monte, responded to this review

Dear JohanCoetzee621 Thank you very much for your recent review. We appreciate you taking the time to rate us. I am delighted to read that we have exceeded your expectations as this is super important to us. We always strive to create special memories for each and every guest.. We hope to welcome you back in the near future! Kind... More 

Sao Paulo, SP
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we landed by cheer luck in Castello do Monte as it was not pre-planned as a target by itself. We were taking the blue train from Pretoria to Capte town the following day and Castello was our stop over for the night and what a pleasant surprise it was to be in this beautiful five stars small guest house on... More 

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Castello_Di_Monte, General Manager at Castello di Monte, responded to this review

Dear Mimo2405 Thank you very much for your review. Did your children enjoy the train trip? I still recall how adorable they both are playing with the Christmas decorations :-) It will be an absolute pleasure welcoming you and your husband back for a romantic getaway. We will make sure to exceed your most romantic expectations! Thank you again for... More 

Billericay, United Kingdom
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310 reviews 310 reviews
26 hotel reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This a small (9 suite) guest house (as they call it) on the hillside with lovely views over the surroundings. It's built in the style of an Italian Tuscan villa, almost a castle to follow its name. We stayed here for a night before joining the Blue Train early the following day, and we're delighted with our room and the... More 

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Castello_Di_Monte, General Manager at Castello di Monte, responded to this review

Dear Traveller, Thank you very much for your valued review. I am delighted to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us. At Castello di Monte we magically transport you to another era, when life was lived with effortless grace... We hope to welcome you back in the near future! Yours sincerely Madeleen Jacobsz More 

Giffnock, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
16 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here overnight before our trip on The Blue Train. Knew that the Blue Train would be special but didn't know what to expect of the accomodation the night before. From the moment that we arrived, we could not help but be impressed. The property itself is very impressive & the room was first class. We decided to eat on... More 

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Castello_Di_Monte, General Manager at Castello di Monte, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We are certainly honoured to be associated with the Blue Train and find that guests normally make lasting friendships before they even go on the Train. I am very pleased that we exceeded your expectations and hope you had a wonderful time on the Train. Please return to Castello di Monte when you... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed one night here before taking the Blue Train to Cape Town. Delightful place, lovely spacious room, nice intimate restaurant with attentive waiter, and lovely reasonably priced 3 course dinner. We wished we could have stayed longer. The jacaranda trees were all in flower in the surrounding area, and it was a stay to be remembered!

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Castello_Di_Monte, General Manager at Castello di Monte, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. I agree, the Jacaranda trees is something to see! A pity they only bloom in October and not right through the year... I am so delighted to read that you've had a lovely time in our Beautiful Guesthouse. I will certainly pass your comment to the particular waiter. We always strive to exceed... More 

Sydney, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we spent one night in Pretoria and our travel agent recommended this place. a very impressive place with over sized and superbly decorated rooms, friendly and service oriented staff and a chef that is really impressive. overlooking Pretoria, this hotel offers various private dining areas for its guests, several with a unique theme. while the renaissance inspired decoration might not... More 

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Castello_Di_Monte, General Manager at Castello di Monte, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We are very pleased to know that Castello di Monte exceeded your expectations. We also wish you could have stayed longer! Hope to welcome you back soon. Yours sincerely Madeleen Castello di Monte More 

Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was me and my wife’s 4the year anniversary and the staff at Castello di Monte made it soooo special of both of us. I am VERY IMPRESSED with their service and friendliness. From a romantic 3 course dinner at a private aria next to a fireplace to rose pebbles everywhere in our suite together with champagne and Swiss-chocolates to... More 

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Castello_Di_Monte, General Manager at Castello di Monte, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We are very pleased that you had a wonderful experience at Castello di Monte. We specialize in making lasting romantic memories. We hope to welcome you back in the near future! Yours sincerely Madeleen General Manager More 

Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An attractive beautifully appointed hotel. A large comfortable bedroom & bathroom - spotless. Food and service first-class. Wonderful views from our bedroom and adjacent balcony. A boutique hotel in every sense of the word - would recommend unreservedly.

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Castello_Di_Monte, Manager at Castello di Monte, responded to this review

Dear Tripadviser user Thank you for providing us with feedback on your recent stay with us. We are very delighted to hear that you had a lovely stay with us and enjoyed the views. I will also relay your positive feedback to our chef and staff, they will be pleased to hear, as we do value each comment. The Tuscan... More 

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Address: 402 Aries Street | Waterkloof Ridge, Pretoria 0102, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Pretoria
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Castello di Monte 5*
Number of rooms: 9
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