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Illyria House

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327 Bourke Street | Muckleneuk, Pretoria 0002, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently hosted a High Tea for approximately 70 guests at Illyria House - a hidden gem located in Muckleneuk Ridge, Pretoria. The central location was much appreciated by our guests as it was easily accessible from all areas in Pretoria, being so close to all the main roads. Throughout the process to arrannge our function, we received personal assistance... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I read some of the reviews on Tripadvisor of other guests staying over at this establishment, and wondered if perhaps we stayed at a different place !! We arrived, via a dodgy part of Pretoria central, only to find an address with no welcome or reception, or anyone to be honest. What irks me is that they... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I recently got married at Illaria House and what an experience!! Illaria house arranged everything perfectly as we are from Australia so it all was done via e-mail. The reception area was intimately arranged as requested and lunch was an absolute delight. Will be back for our anniversary.

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

My husband and I have travelled all over the world and have stayed in many hotels, but we both agree that Illyria House offers the best service by far. We felt spoilt and special because Foster, Richard and the others made our stay so welcoming. We will absolutely, positively, return to Illyria house when we are in Pretoria. Highly recommended!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

This is a small boutique hotel in a quiet backwater of Pretoria but what makes it special is the staff team. That's not to say that the public rooms are not amazing, the bedrooms very special but the staff really try hard to make you feel at home. Nothing is too much trouble and you come away feeling that you... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

I took my boyfriend's mother to Illyria house for a high tea on her birthday. It was meant to be a special occasion, and as such I didn't think twice about paying the R300 per person for the occasion, especially since the menu seemed lovely. I couldn't have been more wrong! The "beef bruschetta" was a bloody steak on white... More 

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Sandton, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Amazing Colonial ambience, exquisite gourment food, beautifully presented on silver platters by white gloved waiters. Atmisphere enhanced by families of cute ducks free to wander around the magnificent garden and inside the hotel at total liberty.Personal butlers assigned to the rooms. On arrival we were stunned by the palatial establishment. This was our third visit and our accompanying guests were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

A very surprising stay at an unknown-to-us hotel: the Illyria House. A most lovely guest suite / quarters, Quite comfortable, roomy and private: 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a sitting room in- and outside. And that was just for the 2 of us! The bed linens were of great quality and had a lovely antique look. Loved it all 100%. Will... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 via mobile

This venue is an ideal,elegant and romantic setting for a wedding.0ur guests were transported into a scene from the past.The wedding ceremony was held in the beautiful garden.The table setting-one long table on the verandah-created a unique atmosphere.The flowers were stunning and complimented the scene.The food was superb.Many guests were of the opinion that this was the best venue they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We got married yesterday and my wife and I spent our wedding night at Illyria House. They understand hospitality. Everything was done to such a high standard, that is was frankly perfect. We were welcomed in the middle of the night after the wedding reception, they carried our luggage to the suite and parked our car in a safe place.... More 

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