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131 on Herbert Baker Boutique Hotel

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Jamieson, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I stayed at the "131 on Herbert Baker Boutique Hotel" earlier this month. Our booking was made by "& Beyond" and continued that company's record of excellent service and great choices. The title of this review does not relate to anything regarding the hotel's facilities or service but rather its location which is a little remote from... More 

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Jamieson, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This small, boutique hotel on the outskirts of Pretoria in a very ritzy suburb has a marvellous view of the city from the terrace coupled with well landscaped and maintained garden and courtyards. The decor is last century luxury mixed with modern taste and comfort. The room we had at the rear was spacious, quiet and comfortable with a small... More 

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Nelspruit, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very impressive structure overlooking the city. Friendly reception, very responsive. Room well appointed, luxurious, but with little natural light. Somewhat somber. Dinner excellent, although wine unnecessarily pricey. Breakfast equally good, but lacking in variety.

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Idron
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

À wonderfull 3 nights stay after à long Journey from Cuba ! A spécial Thanks to William and Harold. Rooms are very clean. We will definitly come back to this place when coming back to Pretoria. Thank You. Eric marielle kevin and kathleen

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Absolutely beautiful. Staff extremely efficient, friendly and helpful. Our rooms had a stunning view. Excellent breakfast. Highly recommended. They also offer dinner and can host small functions. We would definitely go back.

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Bruce E, General Manager at 131 on Herbert Baker Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your positive words Cheryl. The staff at 131 strive to exceed guest expectations and I'm sure will appreciate such a great review. We look forward to welcoming you back again in the near future. Kind regards, Bruce and the 131 team More 

Pretoria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Excellent and relaxing clean comfortable and good service It could be a little out of the way if you didn't have tours and / or transfers pre organized Staff were very accommodating helpful and friendly

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

Room very comfortable and and most attractively decorated. There was a very nice terrace outside ones room with a table and chairs where one could look at the lovely views over Pretoria. The room service was slightly lacking and the menu rather limited although the breakfast was good also I think a lunch snack menu would be a good idea... More 

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Bruce E, General Manager at 131 on Herbert Baker Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your positive review of 131, we all do truly appreciate it. We will certainly take the corrective measures you have suggested and hope to improve on them. We look forward to welcoming you back to 131 in the near future. Kind regards, Bruce and 131 team More 

Pretoria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

A breath taking property situated in an excellent location. You can view the heart of Pretoria and the surrounding suburbs from your balcony and even from the restuarant. The staff are amazing, i had a lovely stay and felt at home. Loved the room which was clean, neatly decorated and had a view.

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Bruce E, General Manager at 131 on Herbert Baker Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Charity, Thank you so much for your positive review. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind regards, Bruce and the 131 team More 

Pretoria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

We celebrated my mother’s 60th birthday with a high tea at your hotel. Thank you for making it very special. The food was delicious and the service exceptional! I will definitely recommend this hotel and restaurant.

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Bruce E, General Manager at 131 on Herbert Baker Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your amazing response. I'm sure all the staff involved will be delighted to hear such a positive review. We look forward to welcoming back your friends and family again to 131. Kind regards, Bruce Hotel Manager More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

Really enjoyed our stay here - the staff were all excellent as was our room and the facilities and an amazing view from the front of the hotel over Pretoria. Can't speak highly enough of our experience at this hotel, wish we could have stayed longer.

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Bruce E, General Manager at 131 on Herbert Baker Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Good day, Thank you so much for your positive review of 131 on Herbert Baker, the whole 131 team is very proud of it. We do wish to see you again in the near future. Kind regards, Bruce General Manager More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
With an incredible 180 degree view of the city of Pretoria, the exceptional 131 on Herbert Baker Boutique Hotel stands primely positioned in the leafy suburb of Groenkloof. Bordering on the Groenkloof Nature Reserve, the private boutique hotel offers discerning visitors to Pretoria and Johannesburg an exclusive refuge from the bustle of the city. Originally built as a private residence, 131 on Herbert Baker Boutique Hotel was exquisitely transformed to provide outstanding hotel luxury, catering perfectly to the refined tastes of its clientele. The meticulous attention to every detail, together with impeccable service and superb dining, creates a distinctive boutique experience that has quickly earned 131 on Herbert Baker an excellent reputation. The hotel offers nine beautifully appointed guest suites and rooms, each with its own private balcony or patio/terrace. For guests who prefer to celebrate life in supreme style, the magnificent Presidential suite includes its own private lounge and dining area. Guests are invited to relax, unwind and savour a delicious drink in the hotel lounge or on the lawn, with its magical sunset views. The hotel's extensive drinks menu includes a remarkable wine list, to impress even the most selective connoisseurs. For culinary delights and a spectacular view of the city, the hotel's exclusive Ristorante Grissini is open daily. A full English and continental breakfast is included in the daily rate, while lunch and dinner guests are treated to sumptuous gourmet creations. In-room dining is available to those who prefer to relax in the privacy of their own room, and al fresco breakfasts, lunches or dinners may also be enjoyed on your balcony or terrace. Weather permitting, extravagant high teas are served on the front lawn daily. Booking is essential! In addition, the hotel offers transfers, a boardroom that can accommodate up to 18 people, and a private swimming pool located in the inner courtyard. Accommodating up to 60 cocktail style or 35 seated people, the hotel may also be hired exclusively for intimate celebrations and private functions - ideal for corporate groups and diplomatic parties. 131 on Herbert Baker Boutique Hotel is conveniently located 10 minutes' drive from the Pretoria CBD, with easy access to all major highways. A mere 35 minutes' drive from the Johannesburg CBD and 5 minutes from the highly efficient Pretoria Gautrain station. ... more   less 

Additional Information about 131 on Herbert Baker Boutique Hotel

Address: 131 Herbert Baker Street | Groenkloof, Pretoria 0181, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Pretoria
Price Range: $141 - $222 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — 131 on Herbert Baker Boutique Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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