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Illyria House

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327 Bourke Street | Muckleneuk, Pretoria 0002, South Africa
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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I knew that Ilyria house would be beautiful but when I finally arrived, I was blown away. Not only is the property stunning, but one is instantly transported to a bygone era of opulence and attention to detail. The garden and Catherina suite are filled with whimsical surprises. The service is excellent and attentive. The food is a delight. We... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I could not recommend Illyria highly enough. It's location is perfect and close to all amenities. The staff is excellent, they could not do enough for me when I stayed there. The hotel itself is beautiful and very quiet - the ideal place to relax and unwind.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have wanted to go to Ilyria house for a very long time and when it happened, I was blown away. Once you have entered through the gilded gates, you are lost in a world of bygone opulence and splendor. The service is outstanding as well as the attention to little details. The food was beautifully presented and we savoured... More 

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Pretoria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for my husbands 70th birthday 6/7/2016. We had a lovely suite. Then massages at the spa and the ladies Maria and Pelegrine were fantastic. Dinner was booked with 5 friends to round off the day. Service from Foster and Bongani was above and beyond excellent. Even a bday cake was served. I will most definitely recommend Illryia House... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The first impressions of this beautiful guest house will forever stick to my mind. We've seen a lot, but this is exceptional. Antiques everywhere, beautifully decorated with fresh flowers everywhere ! Lovely garden and safe parking. Hot water bottle in the bed ! A lovely suite. A really good breakfast. The dinner , according to me, was not up to... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The first thing to say in this review is that we paid £350 a night through TrailFinders for a room that sells locally for £85. On entering the hotel the public rooms floors were stunningly clean and shiny, the glassware was dull and dusty and the chandeliers which were stunning could have done with some soapy water once in a... More 

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CalvinvanNiekerk, Guest Relations Manager at Illyria House, responded to this review

Good day, Thank you for your precious time. We believe it is of the utmost importance for us to clarify any possible misunderstandings. Please take note that all guests have access to make reservations with who ever they wish. Local and International guests have exactly the same options. At Illyria House we have always believed in one Rack Rate Structure.... More 

Southampton, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful stay over three nights at Illryria house. The staff looked after us extremely well during our stay and attended to all our needs. Breakfast and dinner are excellent and very good value for money.. An oasis in the middle of a busy and vibrant city. The owner of the house was delightful and very engaging. Charle... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed at Illyria House on our last night in Africa, and it was a perfect end to our trip. Marietjie and Foster treated us like family and made sure we had everything we needed. The parade of ducks through the lobby at breakfast was an unexpected and nice touch! Breakfast was divine and a delicious send off. The room... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

We had a two night stay at the Illyria as we were in Pretoria for meetings. Marietjie and her staff made us feel incredibly welcome throughout the stay and the service was impeccable throughout our time at Illyria. She really went above and beyond what was required to make our stay as pleasant as possible. I would heartily recommend staying... More 

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Leiria, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

One of the most beautiful hotels ever, excelent staffi and food. Perfect to unwind and relax in the garden, listening to a good soundtrack. We will definitely be coming back to this little piece of heaven!

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Amenities

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Illyria House
Illyria House
Cuisines: European
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  • Banquet Room
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
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: $63 - $209 (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
Hotel Style:
#1 Spa Hotel in Pretoria
#1 Luxury Hotel in Pretoria
#4 Romantic Hotel in Pretoria
#10 Business Hotel in Pretoria
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