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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 66 Hotels in Pretoria
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

What a respite from the city! The attentive service, the tranquil gardens and the fine dining complement the charm of splendid architecture and decor. This hotel is a rare treasure in today's high paced environment with a charm reminiscent of 'Gone With the Wind' Very highly recommended, particularly for a romantic break or special occasion.

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Pretoria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A blend of sartorial-style elegance and eclectic charm Illyria House is like no other place i have stayed in. The tranquil atmosphere coupled with a dedicated staff who take personally every request combine to make for a truly relaxing experience. Nothing was too much for the staff, they would respond willingly with a smile. Considering the considerable maintenance burden which... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for something different and excellent, Illyria is the place. We stayed for just over a month with our move back to South Africa. It was a truly magical experience. As many travellers have reviewed that Illyria is a grand old lady, which she is indeed! We want to thank the owner Marietjie, and all the staff... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here because the usual business hotel I use was full. This is a classy guest house rather than a hotel and feels more 'holiday' than business. It was once a private house and has amazing antique furniture and tapestries. The household ducks live in the garden and wander though to the inner courtyard where there is a fountain.... More

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Sasolburg, South Africa
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

This is one of the most beautiful, elegant boutique hotels. Everything is picture perfect. The staff is friendly and the food is delicious. We must have been to Illyria at least 8 times. Both my sons (8 and 10 years old) always feel at home and refuse any other accommodation. Marietjie always goes the extra mile to accommodate us. This... More

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Pretoria
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 via mobile

One of the most amazing places I've been so far. Welcomed by their professional staff and amazing service I'm really impressed. If you want to have the Gatsby feeling you must definitely go their. With tip top rooms, amazing food and beautiful setting I would definitely recommend this to anyone!!! Keep up the great service!!!

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Amstelveen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

What a nice place, with friendly personal. Whe had a nice evening with great service, had VERY nice food and a friendly tour of the whole place. Rooms are unique and very clean, had a very good night sleep, in a comfy and clean bed. Had the best breakfast, and was greated with a friendly song from all the staff.... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

If you are a lover of the finer things in life, this experience is for you. This is the type of destination where you get lost in your surroundings. The type of destination, that those with an appreciation for things beautiful, things with the added touch of sophistication and class will appreciate. Everything about this Hotel speaks of personal touch.... More

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Brisbane, Queensland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

I suspect that this property polarises traveller's view about it. Picking up the terminology of previous reviewers, Illyria House is most definitely a Grand Old Lady. It's really quite staggering, architecturally. Part colonial; part Greco/Roman; but definitely grand. And the furnishings are incredible too. But yes, she could do with a little TLC too - it must be murder to... More

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Mombasa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

You have to love a classic style to really appreciate the decor and atmosphere of this hotel. The service is very good albeit a bit slow. The Kenyan chef does everything to make the food the way you want it. The rooms are classic and beautifully decorated.

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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*
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