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Pretoria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a magnificent theatrical setting for those who enjoy the finer things in life. The staff are helpful and friendly and the rooms are spacious. The common areas are spectacular with beautiful garden and pool.

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Hermanus, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Illyria House is not only for the connoisseur, but also for a person who needs a home away from home. The periode style house was magnificently designed and it is filled with the most precious antiques. It is very well kept and the style of the interiors reflects the style of the architecture perfectly. But that was only for the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Illyria is a most wonderful old world home that has been turned into a gracious boutique motel. The furniture and fixtures are quite unbelievably beautiful, I felt like I was staying in a carefully curated museum house - from paintings to wall paper and silverware all were priceless (and I'm not even into the antiques). The host and her team... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing exclusive gem of a boutique hotel. It is stand out in all respects: beautiful antique furniture, food was splendid, private butler to see to every need, soothing and relaxing massage, 5 star experience. Thank you Marietjie and team

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I came to Petoria for a education conference. The house is a very quiet place for meditation, work, and vacation. The customer service is one of the best. The food was excellent. My favorite was the lamb which was tender and savory. The room was clean, safe, and the water was hot. The room service was fast. The staff Mr... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This exceptionally amazing colonial house topped our stay in South Africa this time round. Everything is so beautifully taken care of, the attention to detail is second to none. Loved the service we received, the staff are marvelous and made us feel very welcomed and special. We stayed in the Catharina Suite which was a real treat. Loved it loved... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

The boutique hotel was awesome, food was good, environment was tranquil. They have the best staff ever, especially a guy Forster who went an extra mile to make our stay the memorable and amazing ... Good host indeed. Will recommend Illyria to anyone ... Anytime... The best ever ..!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

We stayed only one night at Illyria House, and it was upon arriving from a transcontinental flight, so we did not get to experience that much of what the hotel has to offer. But what we experienced was perfect. Our room was spacious, with a lovely view of the gardens. The bathroom was likewise large, and spotlessly clean. The food... More 

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Pretoria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016

Dear Marietjie We had a wonderful stay and don't like to complain. We have 3 recommendations: 1. The staff are wonderful, but the breakfast took very, very long to serve and was cold when served. 1hour 25minutes and we requested the previous day our breakfast at 7am due to an appointment at 8.45am. The meeting was 25km from Illyria House... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016

This is a really hard place to review, and frankly, I still aren't entirely certain of how I feel about it in some ways. The place is unique and resembles no other - neither other places that you could find in South Africa, nor - in any way - the sort of French, Italian, Victorian, Moroccan, or Asian places that... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Illyria House
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Illyria House

Address: 327 Bourke Street | Muckleneuk, Pretoria 0002, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Pretoria
Price Range: $100 - $271 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Illyria House 5*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Illyria House Hotel Pretoria
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#1 Spa Hotel in Pretoria
#1 Luxury Hotel in Pretoria
#4 Romantic Hotel in Pretoria
#10 Business Hotel in Pretoria
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