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Castello di Monte

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402 Aries Street | Waterkloof Ridge, Pretoria 0102, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Congleton, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
20 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here for a night before a journey on Rovos Rail. From the outside the building is certainly impressive and very attractive, set amongst some lovely properties in Pretoria. The welcome was warm and efficient with a cold drink ready. Arriving in the middle of the day the hotel was empty and had an indefinable feel which was slightly... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent one night in Pretoria waiting to board our Rovos Rail to Namibia and we were lucky to be at Castello di Monte, which is in a lovely part of Pretoria and inspired by Tuscany as the name implies. The rooms are big and comfortable, we had a huge terrace, the decoration is reminiscent of the Renaissance mixed with... More 

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Paphos, Cyprus
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here on the night before our Blue Train trip to Cape Town - a stunning building and excellent staff/food. Wish we had stayed for another night to sample the pool and see more of Pretoria. I was unwell whilst there and the staff were very helpful.

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London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So much more than a guest house. Lovely room. Excellent food and service. We were provided with our very own Vegetarian menu with a choice for each course - Heaven! (We had pre-warned that we were veggie but this is a first for us at a hotel. Well geared up for early departures to the Blue Train.

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

Dear Respected Guests, Thank you so much for your positive feedback, we appreciate so much. We do your utmost to accommodate all requests of our guests from the time they make the booking till they depart. We will convey to all departments involved. We look forward to welcoming you back to Castello when you visit Pretoria, SA. Yours sincerely Tanja More 

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I booked our wedding here very last minute, and from start to finish the service was excellent. The hotel itself is stunning, with great attention to detail, and kept impeccably clean and well maintained. The quality of food is superb and dinner highly recommended. But the hotel's most valuable asset is the staff; every single member of... More 

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

Dear Most Valued Guests, Its warms our hearts to hear your constructive comments. We strive to exceed guests expectations and attempt to create memories to last a lifetime for all our guests. We are extremely pleased that you have had an exceptional wedding and experience till the very end. We sincerely hope that you will advise us when you travel... More 

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What an amazing night we had at Castello di Monte, after the Blue train (uncomfortable ) beds, this was heaven on earth. It was a fabulous train journey and experience, that was simply capped by this fabulous stay. We arrived quite tired as we had not slept well at all, and we were not alone in our opinion as all... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest Thank you very much for staying with us and for taking the time to review Castello di Monte. We are delighted to hear that you had such a good nights' rest! Our luxurious rooms aim to refresh each and every weary traveller. If I may please respond to your kind comment on our breakfast, we normally only... More 

Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is build in a shape of a toscan vila with a 360 overview of pretoria. Room are extremely large with a large veranda and include a luxurious bathroom which includes a bath and shower. Staff are extremely accomodating and the service is excellent. The location is in the suburb of Waterkloof, So one needs a car to move... More 

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

Dear Respected Traveller Thank you for your generous comments about Castello DI Monte. It is truly important to us to know that all guests that passes through Castello is extremely happy and even more that we have exceeded their expectations. Thank you once again. We hope that we can take care of you again when you visit Pretoria, South Africa.... More 

Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
35 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

This hotel was provided as part of our trip on the Blue Train and so we just added an additional night. It is a magnificent striking old family residence with only around 10 rooms. It is not close to downtown Pretoria which is probably a good thing and is set amongst a magnificent residential neighbourhood. The rooms are unbelievably large... More 

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

Dear Valued Traveller, Thank you for your most amazing feedback regarding your stay at Castello. We do appreciate and value all comments and strive to achieve even higher goals we set for ourselves. I also want to thank all departments for all their hard word they put in. We do hope that you will visit Castello again when you are... More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

It is such a beautiful place - a wonderful experience to be staying at the Castello di Monte, we were here and felt like a queen, received ROYAL TREATMENT through out our stay! Can only recommend this place!

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your wonderful response regarding your stay at Castello. We value this and it warms our hearts to hear that you truly enjoyed every moment. We do hope that you will visit Castello again when you are in Pretoria, South Africa. Kind Regards Tanja More 

Centurion, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We didn't stay long, just for our wedding night, but would definitely like to stay there again for a while longer. Rooms are spacious and lavishly furnished. Excellent details on fittings and finishes. Breakfast was great, lots to choose from. Staff very friendly and helpful. Made us feel very welcome!

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you so much for your encouraging feedback. It warms our heart to hear that we have exceeded your expectations. We will also thank all departments involved to help achieve the high standards we set for ourselves. We are looking forward to welcoming you back to Castello in the near future. Kind Regards Tanja Front Office More 

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