My wife (who has also reviewed this place) and I stayed at this boutique hotel on a stop over between Botswana and durban. A 40 minute drive from the airport, it's easy enough to find and when you do, wow. It has a colonial feel, huge rooms, incredible service, great food (we were served supper in a private wine cellar off the staircase - massively romantic, I should have taken credit for the idea), beautiful grounds and easy access onto the motorway to head to Durban the next day. As you may have gathered, we'll be back.
- 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
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- Also Known As:
- Illyria House Hotel Pretoria