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Ilawu Boutique Hotel

2 Morcom Rd | Prestbury, Pietermaritzburg 3201 , South Africa
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Pietermaritzburg
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The set up was beyond our expectation at a reasonable price,not to mention the treatment from the staff......the whole experience was great and we would definitely use ILawu for our next function. We have used iLawu before and they always satisfy our needs.the decor,food and atmosphere......the best and will be booking into iLawu Newcastle coz they never disappoint......thank u

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would not recommend this facility, very noisy, poorly maintained interior, broken washbasin, black mould in shower. To my opinion, this facility do not qualify to be called a boutique hotel..........

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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is very noisy in this Hotel. Reception phone, people eating, people checking in, feels like people are in your room. The facility is not neat. Walls are dirty, washing basin cracked, carpet burned.

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Pietermaritzburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

This place was perfect I have no complaints I received the best service ever keep up the standard it was great , I will definitely visit again I enjoyed my stay with you. The food was great. The evironment was good

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Pietermaritzburg
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

the overall service was very good, i certainly enjoyed Good food, good service and comfortable bed and pillows ( where do u guys get your pillows LOL) will definitely recommend it for future references.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

1 week of repeated calls, emails and tirades to get an invoice to be able to make my reservation, which i am yet to receive. then Im asked to rate the stay??? How cd i stay when you cdnt give me an invoice????

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I expected more from the venue, considering the price. Very friendly staff the hotel has. Keep it up! The tall lady that works at the dining area is very sweet - Big ups to her. Too small parking available

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Stayed in Room 6 at the Boutique Hotel. Went to Durbs to attend a wedding. The stay was pleasant with an affordable price tag. Will recommend this venue at any given time. Suburb very quiet and great for a peaceful sleep.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Ilawu is well situated for the Comrades (2km from the start in Pietermaritzburg). Ilawu is really overpriced for a 3 star hotel. The rooms are very close to each other and very noisy. So you can't really get much sleep the night before the comrades.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

A bad experience, When the booking was done, I was given the address as 18 New England road (on my Agoda Booking Letter) on arrival at this address, after much scratching of the receptionists head and calling a supervisor, it was discovered that I was in fact booked at the hotel, which is situated in another part of Pietermaritzburg, approx.... More 

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