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Review of Illyria House
5.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 Jan 2020
I loved everything about my visit there,the staff,decor,food not to mention the ambiance 👌🏾.I would suggest that one is given the opportunity to order on the day of arrival but all in all It was like being in a dream
Date of stay: January 2020
Trip type: Travelled with friends
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
4.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
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Reviewed 1 January 2020 via mobile

It was like stepping back in time to the days of elegant travel! The house is an elegant turn of the century style edifice with lovely wood floors and antiques furnishings. The rooms are spacious and charming!

The staff made all the difference! Foster, Remi and Johannes took such good care of us during our stay and were very courteous.

Annie and the staff in the kitchen did a marvelous job with the meals! Our Christmas Eve dinner was a culinary delight!

We highly recommend this hotel to visitors to Pretoria looking for a touch of old world charm!

Date of stay: December 2019
Trip type: Travelled with family
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Schantell E, Guest Relations Manager at Illyria House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2020

Best Norman,

Thank you, thank you, thank you for this wonderful review!

What a delight it is to read that you had such a great stay with us over Christmas, it was an absolute pleasure hosting your lovely family. Furthermore, we are thrilled to read that our facilities met and exceeded your expectations - from the furnishing and decor to our individually decorated rooms and service from our personnel. We will be sure to pass along the wonderful compliments to our staff, we know they will appreciate it dearly.

We look forward to your next visit and hopefully you get to stay more than one evening.

Best wishes and kindest regards,
Illyria House

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Reviewed 26 December 2019 via mobile

This place photographs well, but it’s very creepy and run down. Like staying with The Addams Family. Hideous Victorian decor, very uncomfortable beds. We waited an hour to check in, and another hour for our meal. The only redeeming features: the two overworked guys on staff couldn’t be nicer, and the lobster from Mozambique was delicious.
When I asked what wines they had by the glass, they pulled out one bottle out of the closet. I asked it it has been opened today, and they said “no, yesterday.” So much for sampling great South African wines... 😂😂😂

Date of stay: December 2019
Trip type: Travelled with family
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Reviewed 13 December 2019

It was a pleasure to stay at Illyria Hotel in Pretoria. A lovely place with friendly people and nice host.
The best food made with care for guests on special recipes. The hotel ambiance is so pleasant, green, fantastic museum design, classic music and full of history style. I enjoyed the time spent at Illyria and wish to go back there again.

Date of stay: December 2019
  • Trip type: Travelled on business
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Schantell E, Guest Relations Manager at Illyria House, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2019

Hi there,

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your amazing feedback, we dearly appreciate it!

We are thrilled to read that everything met with your expectations and that you had a lovely stay with us! It was an absolute pleasure hosting you and we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future!

Warm regards,
Illyria House

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Reviewed 3 December 2019

Everything was wonderful, food , treatments, all of it. Lovely area and facilities. The food was delicious and service excellent. The therapists doing treatments were wonderful, the facilities were excellent, especially the sauna. Liked the room with own bathroom and the two bed option

Date of stay: November 2019
  • Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Schantell E, Guest Relations Manager at Illyria House, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2019

Good day
Thank you for taking the time to give us your lovely feedback.
We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed the stay and found everything wonderful. The gardens are indeed beautiful and a delight for the eye.
Our Spa is lovely and the ladies make each guest feel at home.
We do hope to welcome you back soon.
warm regards

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Reviewed 1 December 2019

Thanks a million for an ABSOLUTELY AWESOME stay at your most beautiful antique venuel. The atmosphere is so romantic, the hospitality friendly and the food absolutely DELICIOUS. Thanks for being the cherry on my very special B-day surprise. It was ABSOLUTELY AMAZING! Lots of love
Emile & Muranda-Lynn

Date of stay: November 2019
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Schantell E, Guest Relations Manager at Illyria House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2019

Good day Emile and Muranda-Lynn
Thank you for your lovely 5-star review.
We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and had the true experience that Illyria has to offer.
We do hope to welcome you back soon.
warm regards

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