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131 on Herbert Baker Boutique Hotel

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With an incredible 180 degree view of the city of Pretoria, the exceptional 131 on Herbert Baker Boutique Hotel stands primely positioned in the leafy suburb of Groenkloof. Bordering on the Groenkloof Nature Reserve, the private boutique hotel offers discerning visitors to Pretoria and Johannesburg an exclusive refuge from the bustle of the city. Originally built as a private residence, 131 on Herbert Baker Boutique Hotel was exquisitely transformed to provide outstanding hotel luxury, catering perfectly to the refined tastes of its clientele. The meticulous attention to every detail, together with impeccable service and superb dining, creates a distinctive boutique experience that has quickly earned 131 on Herbert Baker an excellent reputation. The hotel offers nine beautifully appointed guest suites and rooms, each with its own private balcony or patio/terrace. For guests who prefer to celebrate life in supreme style, the magnificent Presidential suite includes its own private lounge and dining area. Guests are invited to relax, unwind and savour a delicious drink in the hotel lounge or on the lawn, with its magical sunset views. The hotel's extensive drinks menu includes a remarkable wine list, to impress even the most selective connoisseurs. For culinary delights and a spectacular view of the city, the hotel's exclusive Ristorante Grissini is open daily. A full English and continental breakfast is included in the daily rate, while lunch and dinner guests are treated to sumptuous gourmet creations. In-room dining is available to those who prefer to relax in the privacy of their own room, and al fresco breakfasts, lunches or dinners may also be enjoyed on your balcony or terrace. Weather permitting, extravagant high teas are served on the front lawn daily. Booking is essential! In addition, the hotel offers transfers, a boardroom that can accommodate up to 18 people, and a private swimming pool located in the inner courtyard. Accommodating up to 60 cocktail style or 35 seated people, the hotel may also be hired exclusively for intimate celebrations and private functions - ideal for corporate groups and diplomatic parties. 131 on Herbert Baker Boutique Hotel is conveniently located 10 minutes' drive from the Pretoria CBD, with easy access to all major highways. A mere 35 minutes' drive from the Johannesburg CBD and 5 minutes from the highly efficient Pretoria Gautrain station.
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Reviewed 29 October 2018

Everything was just perfect. The service is so excellent and the food oh my word it's amazing. Will definitely be doing more events here. They keep checking on you if you ok, if everything is fine like they just excellent.

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Reviewed 8 October 2018

We stayed only for one night in transit and enjoyed our stay experience. Located in a quaint and upmarket residence area, this hotel has a view overlooking the city and has front lawns where one can enjoy the outdoors too. Our room on the first...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Our stay in this Pretoria, South Africa, boutique hotel was arranged by Rhino Tours, and we were very happy with the choice. A lovely property in a residential area but just a few minuets from the busy streets and things to see. Dinner here both...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2018

I enjoyed the stay. only had an issue with breakfast. l felt there was no variety. the whole 2 weeks l stayed there l was only having English breakfast and the omlette. May be they should try do have guest suggest what they what and...More

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Reviewed 29 June 2018

We had money stolen out of the in room safe... management didn't even care. Towels still had the sales tag on it- it was new but unwashed... service is very slow. It was overall very disappointing and we will not stay there or recommend 131...More

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"first floor room where we stayed which had view of the adjoining national game park"
7 Oct 2018
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"I loved having a terrace room"
6 Nov 2017
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"The front rooms have the best views, but the garden rooms have an unmatched tranquility about them"
5 Sep 2017
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"Ask for room 3 and you won't be disappointed"
30 Aug 2017
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US$ 104 - US$ 196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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