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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
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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38 reviews 38 reviews
35 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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Centurion, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

After arriving on ROVOS rail from Victoria Falls , our travel agent (Audley Travel) arranged for a one night stay here on 28 January ,this was before our departure to UK. For a one night stay it was perfect, welcome was good , both evening meal and breakfast excellent , rooms large and first class if not unusual and as... More 

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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 optimistic comments about Castello Di Monte. We strive to exceed expectations and this warms our hearts to hear your feedback. Pretoria has a lot of culture and history to offer. One need at least one day to experience Pretoria. There are also quite a few other tours close to Pretoria that could be... More 

Kongens Lyngby, Denmark
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18 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful building, nice garden, awesome rooms and bathrooms, great restaurant and good service. Located in a nice section of Pretoria with stunning views to all sides. 360 degree view from rooftop terrace.

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

Dear Respected Guest, Thank you so much for your positive comments and we are delighted to receive your feedback . We will definitely also inform all our departments , as we work together to achieve clean rooms, great ambience and most importantly of all; guests satisfaction and exceeding their expectations. We hope to welcome you back one day to Castello... More 

Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

I was a very lucky lady to be taken to Castello di Monte for a romantic birthday weekend away. The Tuscan-styled house itself is a marvel and full of character with tasteful decor, surrounded by beautifully manicured gardens and boasting amazing panoramic views of its surrounds. Staying in the presidential suite certainly made you feel like a "king and queen",... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you so much for your constructive comments and we are pleased to receive the feedback . We are delighted that we could assist in creating special memories forever. This warms our hearts and inspires us to keep on doing what we are doing in order to reach for our goals. We thank all our departments that... More 

Toronto, Canada
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126 reviews 126 reviews
27 hotel reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

What a great villa, high up on a hill with great views all around! The staff was very helpful. The rooms are enormous and very comfortable. Each one has a terrace. Most of them have palatial bathrooms and many have separate dressing rooms. There are only 9 rooms in the whole place. There are two dining rooms and a covered... More 

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

Good Morning Traveller, Thank you so much for your great feedback, we do value your comments about our rooms, food and wines. We definitely have some of the best views in Pretoria which makes this very romantic and special to create memories forever. We hope that we can welcome you back to Castello Di Monte when you visit South Africa... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We arrived to a warm welcome from the staff and the villa was quite stunning. Then we were taken to our rooms in the basement, we had room no. 2. The room was fine except for being very dark and the TV was so old and we couldn't get it to work. I'm sure that they could invest in a... More 

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

Dear Respected Guest, Thank you so much for your constructive comments and we appreciate your feedback . The rooms situated on this level and not in the main house are comfortable to guests who wants private access. We are in the process of upgrading all our Televisions as part of 2015’s planning procedures, we are very sorry that you had... More 

Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

From reception to departure we were made to feel very welcome. Our room (no.6) was a large suite with separate bathroom, dressing room, bedroom and very large verandah. Service was excellent as was our breakfast. What a wonderful introduction to SA.

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

Dear Valued Guest We truly value you response regarding your visit to Castello Di Monte. This comforts us to keep on doing what we are doing when we hear that guests are content and we assisted in create ever lasting memories. Thank you for your comments, we will convey to all departments, as everything is a team effort. We hope... More 

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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Castello di Monte This was the hotel that The Blue Train arranged for us the night before the trip down to Cape Town Upon arriving, we were greeted warmly with a drink. Check in was simply a signature from each of us. Dinner was then arranged with the dining room in the hotel. Our room was on the second floor... More 

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

Dear Traveller, Thank you for your encouraging comments about your visit to Castello Di Monte It is truly heart-warming to hear and definitely value the feedback. We strive to create synergy between the department with one goal in mind: guest satisfaction and even exceed expectations. We look forward to welcome you back to Castello in the near future. Your sincerely... More 

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