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Illyria House

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The Ultimate Romantic Getaway. 25 Minutes from the OR Tambo International Airport (Johannesburg) and 5 minutes from the Gautrain Station.The serene beauty of Illyria House has always been an irresistible attraction to all lovers of fine things. Against the backdrop of classical music, fine antiques, 17th century tapestries, and a resident duck family an enchanting colonial lifestyle unfolds. Illyria House is highly appreciated by the discerning traveler for its charm, exquisite cuisine, exclusivity, luxury and unrivalled personalised butler service. We offer intimate soirées by world class musicians. Our Oriental Spa specialises in relaxing massages. Our facilities include a jacuzzi, sauna, heated pool and a cold pool. A wide selection of tours to historical, cultural and wildlife attractions come highly recommended. Personalised shopping is ideal for a last night stay.
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Breakfast included
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I was taking photos there for a magazine and wow it's amazing. Was greeted with a warm welcome and had the best hospitality throughout my stay. I love all of the antiques and vintage feeling of the house
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Response from Schantell E, Guest Relations Manager at Illyria House
Responded 1 week ago
Good day, Thank you for your 5-star rating and wonderful review of our property, we really appreciate it. We are absolutely thrilled to hear that you had such a great stay and that all of our facilities met your expectations, especially the service from our staff. We always strive to provide our guests with an unforgettable experience whilst staying with us, as this is one of our main goals. We will be sure to pass along these lovely compliments. We also pride ourselves in the décor of our House, as Marietjie put a lot of hard work and passion in the design of the interior. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Warm regards, Illyria House
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From the moment we stepped inside we had excellent service! Nice place but certain areas a bit dated! Spa area needs a freshness!! Food ok but nice setting made up! The only thing that bothered me was to pay R120 for 2 cappuccinos! Wow! Not even made by a barista, but the
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Response from Schantell E, Guest Relations Manager at Illyria House
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Heide, Thank you for taking the time to rate and review our property, we appreciate it. We will be sure to pass along the compliments to our staff, they will appreciate it dearly. We've reviewed your invoice and it seems that you had two cappuccinos and two desserts making up the R120; apologies if there was any miscommunication. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind regards, Illyria House
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This unique and classy hotel is perfectly located within close proximity to all the main areas in Pretoria. When we arrived, we were met and greeted by the friendly Bongani who made us feel so welcomed. Illyria is one of the most unique and and classy guesthouses I have ever
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Response from S E, Guest Relations Manager at Illyria House
Responded 5 weeks ago
Dearest Nalini, Thank you for the 5-star rating and your wonderful review of our home, we really appreciate it very much! We are thrilled to hear that all of our facilities met and exceeded your expectations and that you had such a great stay with us. From welcoming you to our homemade, fresh prepared meals - we pride ourselves in creating lasting memories for all of our guests who walk through our doors. Thank you for the lovely compliments regarding the decor, as our Colonial architecture and furniture is one of our trademarks and we are glad to hear that you also appreciated this aspect. We will definitely pass along the wonderful compliments to our staff; they will appreciate it dearly. We loved hosting you and do look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Warm regards, Illyria House
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We had the pleasure of staying at Illyria House for our 3 year anniversary and they made us feel so special from the moment we arrived. The food was absolutely delicious. The service from Bonani was 5 star and Marikie made us feel so welcomed the whole stay. They even set up a
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Response from S E, Guest Relations Manager at Illyria House
Responded Apr 17, 2019
Good day Leanne, Thank you for taking the time to rate and review Illyria House, we appreciate it. We are thrilled to hear that all of our facilities met and exceeded your expectations, as we absolutely loved hosting you during this special celebration. We will be sure to pass along the lovely compliments to Bongani as well as Marietjie, they will appreciate it dearly. We do apologise about the inconvenience regarding the jacuzzis and the beds. We will report it to the Maintenance and Management teams respectively and look into a possible refurbishment. We hope to welcome you back to celebrate many more anniversaries with us. Warm regards, Illyria House
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A friend and i visited Illyria for my birthday and i booked the sensual sublime package. From the moment we walked through the door;we were treated extremely well.The spa treatment was beyond amazing.I felt rejuvenated and relaxed the whole day. Compliments to the chef as well
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Response from S E, Guest Relations Manager at Illyria House
Responded Apr 11, 2019
Good day Zanele, Thank you for your lovely review and great rating of our property, we really appreciate it. We absolutely loved hosting you during your birthday and we are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed our Secret Garden Spa Treatments and that you could relax and rejuvenate from the hustle and bustle of the city. We will be sure to pass along the lovely compliments to our chef, as we pride ourselves in our freshly prepared meals. We hope to welcome you back for another special occasion. Warm regards, Illyria House
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PRICE RANGE
$115 - $203 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
illyria house hotel pretoria
LOCATION
South AfricaGautengPretoria
NUMBER OF ROOMS
12
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