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131 on Herbert Baker Boutique Hotel

131 Herbert Baker Street | Groenkloof, Pretoria 0181, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

From the second we arrived at 131, my girlfriend and I were treated at a very high standard. The staff were impeccable, very friendly and nice to talk too. The food was delicious, and the bartender made some amazing cocktails. The rooms are beautiful and tastefully decorated, the bed was extremely comfy and offered one of the best sleeps we... More 

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Pretoria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Good service and facilities. The employees are helpful and friendly. They followed up my dinner reservation till the evening of the dinner and custom made the menu to suite my needs. I met with the chef yo discuss my requirements as far as the menu was concerned.

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Worcester uk
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

A superb hotel, in all ways, beautiful and comfortable furnishings, an excellent restaurant and wonderful helpful staff. We wish we had been able to stay longer, and would stay there again without question if the opportunity arises. Thank you to everyone at 131.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Restorante Grissini is a well-hidden up-market gem. The setting over Waterkloof is beautiful and the atmosphere is stress free and relaxing. I will not recommend taking children here (despite having my own, and grandchildren) as this setting lends itself to a quiet romantic dinner out, or a business lunch/dinner making a WHOW impression. It truly is a gem that not... More 

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Michael V, Owner at 131 on Herbert Baker Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to post your review , it really means and does so much for all our staff who by way of your review have tried and succeeded in making your experience at 131 Great. Please bring your children we will do our best and make it great . Thank you again Kind regards... More 

Port Alfred, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Well done to the owners on creating such a unique experience in the middle of a Capital City. This boutique hotel ticks all of the boxes with state of the art security. I now see why they have played host to world leaders and celebrities alike. I was privileged to have stayed in the very large presidential suite with a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

There are so many reasons to book 131 Herbert Baker, the first being it's proximity to OR Tambo Airport in Johannesburg. It's a short 15 minute drive away, making it a perfect option for those next day connections. Next are the owners, Michael and Sherri Valenti. (This was his family home and she is a former Olympian!) One feels like... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

131 Herbert Baker is an excellent option for the discerning traveler needing excellent accommodation in Pretoria. The property itself is gorgeous and boasts wonderful views, elegantly appointed rooms and super attentive and friendly staff. The restaurant also allows for an excellent menu and wine list allowing for you to dine in house and enjoy the facilities.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We felt like movie stars! A beautiful hotel, attentive staff, great food, wonderful views over Pretoria. Free WiFi and very well designed and decorated rooms. Perfect in every way. Thank you so much for making our stay so special. We hope to stay longer on our next visit.

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Lovely rooms. Great food and wine. Superb staff and lovely views across Pretoria. The room was well equipped. Room service was good value and high quality. The hotel is very quiet, except at rush hours, when there is a little noise from the nearby main road.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Truly a boutique hotel. If you want to treat yourself to a 5 star experience this hotel is the way to go. It's very small so the staff are always right there for every need. The restaurant and rooms have a great view of Pretoria. The food is also very good. Loved it very much.

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