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Capital House Boutique Hotel
Ranked #45 of 372 Pretoria B&B and Inns
Reviewed 30 April 2013

We, as a family of four, spent a wonderful holiday in Pretoria staying in Capital House. We enjoyed every bit of it, the hospitality of the owners; Pat, Cobus and Charlie is unbelievable. It made us feel we are with family. The rooms are spacious, luxurious, clean, very well furnished and equipped. The beds are very comfortable, room service is excellent. You can enjoy the pool, the view from the balcony and the wonderful breakfast. If you ever wished to live in a palace, get this experience in the Capital House with all the art, drawings, carpets and antiques from around the world which are arranged and displayed with a beautiful taste all over the place. The Capital House is not only very safe, but also close to many major shopping malls and restaurants that you can visit and enjoy. we definitely recommend The Capital House to all visitors of Pretoria, and for sure it would be our place of choice in any future visit.
Nevine & Hazem Ramadan

  • Stayed: April 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 20 April 2013

Enjoyed a wonderful stay at Capital House. The staff was extremely helpful. They went out of their way helping us plan excursions and recommending local attractions. The house was beautiful and the room was very comfortable. We were lucky enough to stay in room 15. Coffee on the balcony watching the sunrise was spectacular. Pat and Jake were fantastic hosts, who went out of their way to make us feel welcome in their home. We will definitely be back.

  • Stayed: April 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 16 April 2013

Pat and Jake make you feel like one of the family in their spacious and eclectic villa with its array of individual rooms meandering up the garden, making full use of opportunities for hidden private terraces and balconies. The rooms are big and comfy with solid furniture, knicknacks and pieces collected from around the world. Even the doors come from India! They no longer serve dinner but are happy to recommend a wide range of eateries nearby and the breakfast is fab. Views over the pool are just the place for a cold beer in the evening. Up on Waterkloof Ridge, you will need a car to get into Pretoria central but, trust me, it is worth being just a bit out of town and in the safest area of all.

  • Stayed: April 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 18 March 2013

What a wonderful place! The Capital House has everything I could have wanted and more: a beautiful room full of interesting artwork in a comfortable layout, a balcony with an amazing view, located just close enough to great shops and restaurants to still feel like a retreat, and unmatched customer service. Charlie, Pat and Jake really go above and beyond to make sure that you are taken care of and comfortable.
The room was luxurious and spacious, with a walk-in closet, a pristine bathroom with a big tub, and a lovely balcony. Each room is unique and interesting, decorated with antiques and artwork from a lifetime of artful collecting. They also have a beautiful outdoor pool.
What really sets this place above the rest is the care and time the owners give to hospitality.
I would recommend the Capital House without reservation to anyone. You will not be disappointed.

  • Stayed: March 2013, travelled solo
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Thank siumaka
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Reviewed 1 February 2013

I had the most amazing stay in The Capital House, Pretoria. My room had an excellent view of the lush vegetation of Pretoria, The location of this boutique hotel is excellent because it is in the diplomatic enclave of Waterkloof Ridge, and all my meetings were in the neighborhood.

Pat and Cobus (the owners of this delightful guest house) are wonderful hosts who made me feel right at home and comfortable from the word go.

My trip to South Africa was an official 2-day trip, with back-to-back meetings. It was a good thing I stayed The Capital House because it suited my schedule and activities to a T. The staff are very professional and discreet; all the amenities were provided quietly and efficently. I love the luxurious bed, the soft and fluffy linen, the chocolate on my bed before I sleep, and the bath...

I will surely come back for a long, and leisurely stay. Highly recommended for business travellers and for the tourist who wants the fabulous South African experience.

Room Tip: I got Room 1. It had a great view of the city.
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  • Stayed: January 2013, travelled on business
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Reviewed 14 January 2013

I stayed at The Capital House in November along with 2 colleagues during a short business trip to South Africa in November. What a wonderful place! We all travel extensively on business (more than 100 years of travelling experience between us) and we all agree that this place is a true oasis. It was a real pleasure to find ourselves in a "home" rather than a corporate soul-less hotel. Pat and her entire staff made us feel very welcome from the moment we arrived, in fact it is fair to say that they treated us more like friends than guests. Nothing was ever too much trouble. The rooms were spacious and beautifully appointed (I got to sample two of them because we went to Botswana for a few days and then returned). The setting was wonderful - in the most upmarket suburb of Pretoria. Very safe and very peaceful. It was a real pleasure to return there in the evening, once our business was complete and settle down with a cold beer before being fed with a superb dinner. I really hope I get the chance to return some day!

Aldo, Angus and Ben

  • Stayed: November 2012, travelled on business
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Reviewed 25 December 2012

We have stayed at The Capital House twice and have already booked our next trip. The accommodation is exquisite with beautiful architecture and nice large suites and bathrooms. The house is located in Pretoria's most prestigious and safe suburb alongside many of the diplomatic residences (right next door to the British and US ambassador’s homes) and has easy access to the main transportation arteries. Both times, we have stayed as a base for recreational travel but it is well set up for the business traveller with high speed internet access and several semi-private areas for informal meetings and larger areas for small conferences.

The employees were courteous and very helpful with arranging transportation and dining suggestions around Pretoria. In terms of breakfast, the kitchen makes the most amazing fresh bread in the morning. I highly recommend a stay at this beautiful Bed and Breakfast.

  • Stayed: January 2012, travelled as a couple
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Thank C W
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Additional Information about Capital House Boutique Hotel

Address: 369 Victoria Street, Pretoria 0181, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Pretoria
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free Parking Kitchenette Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #45 of 372 B&Bs / Inns in Pretoria
Price Range: £49 - £73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Capital House Boutique Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 12
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Capital House Boutique Hotel is situated within the Ambassadorial enclave in Waterkloof Pretoria, providing our guests with a very upmarket and safe accommodation in a peaceful environment. Perfection for the international businessman, embassy staff and ambassadors. We are within minutes from the Gautrain station, making it extremely easy for travellers to get to our establishment without the hassle of being caught up in traffic. If preferred, we can arrange a VIP Protection shuttle service to collect you from the airport as well. We simply do things differently at Capital House, and this makes us stand out from all the other hotels! Give us a try - you will NOT be disappointed! ... more   less 
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