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Greater London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely guest house in a peaceful location. our terrace room had lovely views over Pretoria. If you want to go anywhere you do need a taxi or car to get there. The swimming pool didn't look that inviting but we didn't need it anyway. Staff wonderfully friendly and helpful. The dining was very good with a chef who took pride... More 

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Castello_Di_Monte, Front Office Manager at Castello di Monte, responded to this review

Dear Respected Guest, Thank you for your thoughtful feedback. We work hard to achieve our goals at Castello and thank all our staff for all their efforts. Our swimming pool is a Roman Style pool so it definitely has a different “look” to it. We look forward to welcome you back to Castello when you visit Pretoria again. Warmest wishes... More 

London, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are a large enough number of rooms, and it is so professionally run, that it has the feel of a boutique hotel. They'll arrange a car for you, customize your evening meal service, help with anything you need. The neighborhood is safe enough to take a morning jog outdoors.

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Castello_Di_Monte, Front Office Manager at Castello di Monte, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, We truly appreciate your favorable feedback. Thank you. We hope to welcome you back soon. Warmest wishes Tanja More 

wakefield,west yorkshire
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48 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here prior to travelling on the Blue Train. We were delighted to be accommodated in the sumptuous Presidential Suite and had a lovely dinner on the hotel terrace with wonderful views of Pretoria and a great early breakfast the following morning. Well done!

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Castello_Di_Monte, Front Office Manager at Castello di Monte, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Valued Guests, We are grateful to receive this generous and encouraging message from you. We value your comments tremendously. We truly strive to create balance with Elegance and Tranquility for the perfect experience to each of our guests. We do hope that you had a great time in South Africa and we look forward to welcoming you back... More 

Witbank
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was an amazing time for my wife and I. Castello Di Monte is just the perfect place for a couple to have a special night away. The premises are so clean amd everything so neat. The rooms are very nice, spacious, with the most comfy bed and the bathrooms are to die for. Absolutely loved this place and will... More 

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Castello_Di_Monte, Front Office Manager at Castello di Monte, responded to this review

Dear Treasured Guests, We truly appreciate your wonderful comments. I will thank all departments involved, working closely together to achieve these goals. We are glad to know that you had a wonderful stay. Castello offer various romantic packages to suit all needs and of course we have the best view of Pretoria from our Panoramic Deck offering a 360 degree... More 

London, United Kingdom
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252 reviews
48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night between Rovos rail trips from Cape Town to Victoria Falls. It is a lovely well-appointed faux Tuscan Manor in the up-market suburbs of Pretoria. It has beautiful gardens and a nice pool area (wrong time of year for us). We were lucky enough to be in Pretoria in jacaranda season - the purple blossom... More 

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Castello_Di_Monte, Front Office Manager at Castello di Monte, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guests, We thank you for your kind feedback. It is truly appreciated. We work hard to as a team to achieve goals and it warms our hearts to know that guests are more than satisfied.Thank you again. Pretoria offers lots of History & Cultural Museums and great Restaurants, some close to Castello, even won some fine Awards. We... More 

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We felt like we had stepped into another world! It really does have a castle feel and one can just luxuriate in the moment away from it all! We had a refreshing swim in the pool. The view overlooking Pretoria is magnificent. I also love the area. Stunning shops and Restaurants. The magnificent country club is also close by but... More 

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Thank riley2013
Castello_Di_Monte, Front Office Manager at Castello di Monte, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guests, We thank you sincerely for your affirmative feedback and will give thanks to our wonderful staff as well. We truly glad that you have enjoyed your visit to Castello and the area. We look forward to welcome you back soon. Warm Regards Tanja More 

Rotterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we were received very wel. Also they changed for us the food instead of chicken. But as we wanted to pay the girl may no do dit. Madelein came. i said to my husband i wanted the change back so i could give it to the girl the tip. so madelein would come back with the change. My husband was... More 

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Castello_Di_Monte, General Manager at Castello di Monte, responded to this review

Dear Guests I am deeply hurt to read your review. I clearly remember the three R20 notes I gave you as change and this is what you said I should give to Charity, the waitress. Your bill was R1040 and you gave me R1100 so this makes for R60 change which was given to her. My staff is extremely important... More 

Tel Aviv, Israel
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44 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

My family and I stayed over at Castello di Monte unfortunately for one night only. We were welcomed with drinks at the entrance by the wonderful Angelique. Our rooms were adjacent to each other and were huge and equipped with everything we could possibly need! We dinned in the dinning room . Even though we were the only travelers there-... More 

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Castello_Di_Monte, Front Office Manager at Castello di Monte, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guests, Thank you for your heartening observations. This is truly hart-warming and appreciated. I will definitely thank all staff, especially Angelique, that contributed to your wonderful experience. Our aim is to, with attentions to details, take personal occasions and special needs to assist us in providing an unforgettable and extraordinary experience for all our guests. We look forward... More 

Perth, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Booked Castello as it was one of the hotels mentioned within the Blue Train brochure. We were boarding the train the following morning. Rooms are spacious with all the amenities you would expect and the bathroom was well equipped. We arrived mid afternoon and stayed within the grounds of the hotel. There is a lovely 'turret' at the top of... More 

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Castello_Di_Monte, Front Office Manager at Castello di Monte, responded to this review

Dear Cherished Guests, Thank you for your favourable feedback. This is truly valued, as we set high standard for ourselves and encouraging to receive the comments to proof that we are reaching them. I trust that your Blue Train trip was an amazing experience as well as the rest of your journey. Hope to welcome you back to Castello Di... More 

Bryanston, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 20 October 2016

My husband booked us into Castello di Monte to celebrate our 1 year wedding anniversary! We were so spoiled! Superb service and awesome views and a beautiful hotel! Very classy! Thank you for a wonderful stay

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Castello_Di_Monte, Manager at Castello di Monte, responded to this review

Dear Respected Guests, Thank you for your affirmative comments. This is truly appreciated. We are so pleased that you had an amazing experience. We look forward to welcoming you back to Castello Di Monte soon. Warm Wishes and all the best for a great journey as husband and wife. Tanja Front Office More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Castello di Monte Is a Five Star Guest House, situated in Waterkloof Ridge, Pretoria. The Tuscan style estate portrays pure luxury and elegance and offers spectacular views of the hills in and around the capital city. The landscaped gardens with mature olive trees and lavender bushes give an Italian flavour to the African landscape.You will hardly notice that you are in the middle of a bustling city. At Castello di Monte it is easy to believe that you had found paradise Introduction If luxury is in the detail, then a stay at Castello di Monte is filled with pure indulgence whether you are walking the dramatic stairways made of the finest granite or feasting on the elegant art that adorns our walls you will be pressed to find a more extravagant surroundings. Be it for a corporate meeting or a romantic getaway on our Panoramic deck, Castello di Monte offers the perfect setting. When it is time to retire, you will be spoiled for choice. Will it be our presidential suite complete with a grand fire place and a four post bed or our honeymoon suite decorated with hand painted murals or our freshly made classic rooms fit for royalty, a sumptuous night is ensured. Castello di Monte's sixteenth century splendour is complimented by every modern amenity. Fully stocked minibars and DSTV right down to underfloor heating, air-conditioning and the creature comforts of tea, coffee and local papers, at Castello di Monte your every whim is catered for. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Castello di Monte

Address: 402 Aries Street | Waterkloof Ridge, Pretoria 0181, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Pretoria
Price Range: £95 - £192 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Castello di Monte 5*
Number of rooms: 9
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