• TGCSA Grading: TGCSA 5 Star
  • Accommodation Type: Bed and Breakfast, Health Resort and Hotel
  • Malaria Area: No
  • Sleeps: 24
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM Check-out: 11:00 AM
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Illyria House Boutique Hotel and Spa is a magnificent villa with sweeping views across the treetops of the historical Jacaranda City. Set in tranquil gardens, teeming with birds, it is no wonder that Illyria is often referred to as a little paradise.

Upon entering through the wrought iron gates, a fairytale ambience, reflecting the epitome of gracious and romantic living unfolds, complete with white gloved butlers discreetly working their magic to please.

Unrivalled personalized service, exclusivity and luxury are a given at this intimate haven. Fine antiques, 17th century tapestries, soft classical music and exquisite cuisine have contributed to Illyria`s standing as a sought-after oasis of tranquility, refined beauty and charm.

It comes as no surprise that Illyria House has become a destination in its own right, a unique, nostalgic, colonial experience, highly appreciated by the discerning traveler, and the secret retreat of royalty, heads of state and celebrities alike.

Services rendered by your personal butler include organizing historical tours, sports activities, country picnics, individualized shopping outings and transfers to attractions in the city and surrounding areas. Guests may enjoy beauty treatments in the magical wellness spa in the secret garden or in the privacy of their rooms.

Secluded yet centrally located, a stay at Illyria House is ideal in combination with a luxury rail journey, wildlife safari or Indian Ocean island resort, and holds the promise to add an unforgettable authentic experience in colonial African hospitality.

Illyria, often referred to as the highlight of a visit to Africa, makes the pleasure all the more ours. We look forward to welcoming you. 25 minutes from O.R. Tambo Airport and 5 minutes from Pretoria Railway Station.

Fine Dining at Illyria House Boutique Hotel and Spa:
All meals are freshly prepared upon request and we pride ourselves on our exquisite and expertly prepared cuisine of classical style.

Personalized menus are available on request. bAlmost any dish from classical Japanese sushi to French Onion Soup and Macrobiotic meals are possible if we are informed in good time.

We proudly offer an excellent selection of South African wines from our cellar, to be enjoyed with our meals.

Wellness Spa:
The Illyria House Wellness Spa provides a wide range of treatments that will satisfy all, with indulgent treatments for both men and women and now also infants, children and teens. Whether you are a guest of Illyria House or just someone looking to be spoiled we are here to make your wishes a reality.

Accommodation at Illyria House Boutique Hotel and Spa:
All suites are exquisitely furnished in white and cream decor with antique furniture and embroided cotton linen. They are equipped with air conditioning, private bathrooms, remote-controlled satellite television, telephones, stocked mini bars, coffee & tea making facilities, hairdryers, dressing gowns and slippers.

The wide selection of toiletries in the bathrooms, including rose buds, candles and incense, promises an indulging and relaxing experience. A DVD player is available for guests who wishes to enjoy our wide selection of complimentary video entertainment.

For the enjoyment of art loving guests, Illyria House furnishes their suites with art materials.
Terms And Conditions:

Cancellation:   As our reservations are usually finalized well in advance, we charge a   a cancellation fee of 50% four weeks before the date of arrival, 60% three weeks   before arrival, 80% two weeks before arrival and 100% one week before   date of arrival and No-Shows. A 100 % cancellation fee will be applicable 4   weeks before date of reservation on special occasions, including Christmas,   New Year and Valentine’s Day.   Check-in and Check-out times: Standard check-in time at 14:00 and check-out time at 11:00 applies. However, we do try to accommodate those guests who leave late or arrive early. To be able to do this, we appreciate information regarding guests’ arrival and departure times.

Cancellation Policy:
- Cancellation 4 weeks prior to date of arrival, 50% of accommodation as quoted.
- 3 weeks prior to date of arrival, 60%
- 2 weeks prior to date of arrival, 80%
- 1 week prior to date of arrival, 100%
- No-Show, 100%
An admin fee of R650 per cancelled booking will be charged
Cancellations needs to be in writing
Facilities & Services available:
Honeymoon Couples
Airport Shuttle Service
Laundry Service
Ironing Service
Special Meals on Request
Conference facilities
Wedding facilities
Team Building
Bar on the Premises
Dining room
Fax & Photocopy Machine
Fireplace on the Premises
Internet Access
Parking (off-street - open)
Parking (off-street - covered)
Xhosa / Zulu
Tswana / Sotho
Communal Satellite TV
DVD and/or VCR
Swimming Pool

Illyria House Boutique Hotel and Spa is a Bed and Breakfast, Health Resort and Hotel in Muckleneuk Pretoria Gauteng South Africa


Take the R21 towards Pretoria Direction â?? North. After travelling about 40 km, approaching Pretoria at the Fountains Circle, you should have crossed two traffic lights on the highway. Upon entering the circle, cross over a third traffic light. Keep in the right-hand lane. Turn Right at the fourth traffic light and cross over Right at the fourth traffic light and cross over Right the fifth traffic light, onto the M7, George Storrar Drive, towards Brooklyn. At the first traffic light after the circle, turn Left into Leyds Street. To your right will be the SABS building. To your left will be the University of Pretoria Groenkloof Campus. Atop the hill at the crossing: Turn Right into Bourke Street. Right into Bourke Street. Right Third house on the left, number 327.

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Rooms and Units Available at Illyria House Boutique Hotel and Spa

Luxury rooms
Beautifully furnished with French antique furniture including a king sized bed. The suite also comprises of a separate dressing room, a private office and a furnished balcony complete with recliners, table and chairs overlooking the tranquil garden.

Hideaway Luxury room
Basic bedroom with en-suite bathroom situated in the Illyria Hide Away on the far side of the pool and garden a few flights of stairs below the Main House, which we call Illyria House.

Honeymoon Suite
Perfect for a couple looking for a luxurious stay.
En-suite bathroom, small office area and doors leading out to the balcony with a table, chairs and reclining chairs overlooking the garden.

Family inter leading room
Ideal for two travelling companions who prefer separate beds or couples with children.The conservatory balcony with recliners, table and chairs overlooks the fountain courtyard.

Catharina Suite
Selected by the South African National Broadcasting Corporation as the No 1 Honeymoon Suite in South Africa, furnished with French antique furniture.
Amount of units/rooms available: 15
Maximum Persons per: 2
Illyria Hideway standard rooms
Nestled in lush Japanese-style gardens, Illyria Hideaway provides complete privacy. Invite the tranquility and abundance of nature into the room and into the mind - peace and harmony will soon follow.
Amount of units/rooms available: 15
Maximum Persons per: 2
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