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Illyria House

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   327 Bourke Street | Muckleneuk, Pretoria 0002, South Africa
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Ranked #2 of 68 Hotels in Pretoria
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ballaigues
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars NEW

The staff attention makes the difference, wifi was not working in my room so they brought a relay. Good equipment: 2 pools, sauna and jacuzzi. beautiful garden/architecture, rooms are spacious with a little patio. Curtains and some furniture look tired. Ok breakfast, a little slow. Dinner disapointing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After considering various venues for our small and intimate wedding in December 2014 we decided on Illyria House. We wanted our wedding to be different and interesting. We wanted a sophisticated setting that has character and is different to the numerous built-for-purpose mainstream wedding venues available. We wanted our guests to feel at home and welcome as if we were... More 

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

My husband and I decided to spend the weekend at Illyria house to celebrate our first wedding anniversary. We were enchanted with the accommodation, made to feel like the most important people in the world by the staff and the food was exceptional. Thank you for a memorable weekend. Sharon.

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

I booked Illyria House for my wedding in November 2014. Initially, communication was a bit slow, but once we had finalised our meals, drinks, entertainment, and order of events everything went off like clock work. Marietjie (the owner) personally oversaw the table decorations. I can honestly say it was one of the most beautifully decorated tables I have seen, and... More 

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Rabat, Morocco
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are Americans living in the DRC, and this was exactly what we needed. Patient was so attentive and even took his time to explain a bit of South African history to us. I loved how the tall trees really enclosed in the space and even seemed to mute any outside noise, aside from the twitter of the birds and... More 

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Deal
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here with my husband for 1 night prior to a wonderful Rovos Rail trip. At the time of booking I requested the catharine suite which I was advised was available but that they would not guarantee it??? We were given a different room which was the same price but rather pokey. The bathroom was tired with nasty gold... More 

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Beautiful gardens, stunning furniture which includes a dining room which could grace the set of Downton Abbey. Wonderful hospitaliy service and food. This hotel is a real treasure and somewhere we will never forget

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Berlin, Germany
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77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

There should be a special category for places like Illyria House here. It is more an experience than a hotel. Staying there is like being in an authentic re-enactment of colonial times. This means white-gloved butlers, lots of silverware and rugs and lace and wallpaper, and of course stunning premises. It also means a bit of dust and chipped paint... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

A beautiful hotel with friendly staff and great food. The gardens are exquisite and the swimming pool area lovely. There is an area on the lower terrace which has an Oriental look and feel which is very romantic. The rooms are spacious and there is a lot of attention to detail to be found. There are many interesting nooks and... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

What a beautiful and tranquil boutique hotel. I hosted an event here and I couldn't be happier with how everything turned out. The food was delicious, the waitstaff very attentive and helpful and the owner gracious and kind. I absolutely loved everything about my experience here!

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Address: 327 Bourke Street | Muckleneuk, Pretoria 0002, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Pretoria
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Illyria House 5*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Illyria House Hotel Pretoria
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Pretoria
#1 Spa Hotel in Pretoria

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