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131 on Herbert Baker Boutique Hotel

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#16 of 72 Hotels in Pretoria
Certificate of Excellence
11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Ireland
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A lovely place to base yourself in Pretoria - nestled up on a hilltop overlooking the suburbs. Free, secure parking and a lovely golf buggy for the short journey up the steep driveway! Staff were very welcoming and very friendly. Really loved the boutique rooms which were of a wonderful standard and quite big. Bathroom was ENORMOUS!! Some issues with...

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Bruce E, General Manager at 131 on Herbert Baker Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your recent review of 131 on Herbert Baker. We truly do appreciate such encouraging words as a team at 131. Hoping to see you back again in the near future. Kind regards, Bruce and the 131 team

Noosa, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A friendly welcome on arrival. Staff were welcoming and friendly throughout my stay. Service was good and prompt, but staff were not pushy in any way. The location is excellent for business or just relaxation, in my case a place to call home while visiting family and friends. The hotel was clean and bright. The food was good and wholesome....

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Bruce E, General Manager at 131 on Herbert Baker Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

We as a team at 131 are extremely thrilled you enjoyed your stay with us. As a team we a constantly striving to exceed the guest expectations. We are looking forward to welcoming you back again in the near future. Kind regards, Bruce and the 131 team

Cheshire UK
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We stay at hotels all over the world and were just blown away by 131 on Herbert Baker. Wonderful welcome from Habi, who was a real joy. Nothing was too much trouble for him and he upgraded us to one of the suites as we were late arriving - The Blue Train was very late and we had to finish...

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Bruce E, General Manager at 131 on Herbert Baker Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your encouraging review of 131 on Herbert Baker. The staff and myself truly do appreciate such positive reviews. We hope to welcome you back again in the near future. Kind regards, Bruce the 131 team

Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

I stayed at the 131 for 5 nights, and truly loved it. The staff was incredible and friendly and the food delicious. Hosted a dinner for 10 in my suite and had many guests enjoying the service and atmosphere. We had people from all over the world there for a wedding celebration and 131 became a big part of the...

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bruce_erasmus, General Manager at 131 on Herbert Baker Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a positive review. The team at 131 find such reviews extremely encouraging and truly do appreciate them. I am glad to let you know our internet system was completely replaced last week and we do apologise for the frustration the WiFi was causing, but can confidently let you know it works 100% now. It...

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

A few weeks ago i had the pleasure of visiting this hotel. It is a beautiful boutique hotel that aims at exceeding guests expectations and specifically focusing on personal service. I had the pleasure of being helped by a gentleman called Bruce erasmus. I have to say this young man has all the skills to become a very successfull man...

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bruce_erasmus, General Manager at 131 on Herbert Baker Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Good day sir, Thank you so much for such a positive review of 131 on Herbert Baker and the team. We truly do appreciate such feedback. We do hope to see you back again in the near future. Was an absolute pleasure hosting you at our boutique hotel. Kind regards, Bruce and the 131 team

Linlithgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Stayed at Herbert Baker Boutique Hotel for one night and found the staff and hotel fantastic. Beautiful, large bedroom with lovely bathroom bath and shower. Would recommend it to anyone looking for a boutique hotel which is a little different from the rest

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Over rated. Very expensive for what you get. Food rubbish. Coffee machine not working so no coffee in the morning ! Very disappointed. Not in walking distance of any bars. Needs a shuttle bus or car to local Mall.

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bruce_erasmus, General Manager at 131 on Herbert Baker Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Good day Judith, Thank you for taking the time to review 131 on Herbert Baker. It is never wanted for us to receive a 1 out of 5 star review. Please accept my sincere apology for the service you received from our restaurant. I can assure all the relevant issues brought up and have been investigated and measures have been...

Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Due to a logistics problem had to stay an extra night at Hotel-it was a bonus for us!!. Staff very professional,helpful and friendly.Facilities excellent and restaurant meals were plenty of choice and good quality.

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Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

This is a really lovely small hotel. We have a beautiful room set round a courtyard with swimming pool. Unfortunately although summer it is the rainy season so we haven't been able to use it. The staff are lovely and food is great. We've been advised not to walk on our own and so need to taxis from the hotel...

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Pretoria
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We were extremely well looked after & extremely comfortable. The location was very interesting. The Manager was most helpful as were the rest of the staff. Our rooms were very comfortable & the bath was superb

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Thank you so much for such a positive review. We look forward to welcoming you back to 131 again in the near future. Kind regards, Bruce and the 131 team

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about 131 on Herbert Baker Boutique Hotel

Address: 131 Herbert Baker Street | Groenkloof, Pretoria 0181, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Pretoria
Price Range: €109 - €180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — 131 on Herbert Baker Boutique Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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#2 Romantic Hotel in Pretoria
#6 Spa Hotel in Pretoria
#12 Business Hotel in Pretoria
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“Best views are in the front facing rooms”
RSP248, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms very well appointed, some have very good view of Pretoria, the rooms around the pool are also very popular,”
stephaniedavies2016, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Our rear room was comfortable, light, airy and quiet.”
jacqui3723, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Upper Floors, probably”
MariusK478, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Pool side rooms are large. Or have a view over Pretoria. With a balcony.”
cchristinej9, 24 Feb 2016 | Read review
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