Illyria House in Pretoria

The serene beauty of Illyria House has always been an irresistible attraction to all lovers of fine things. Against the backdrop of classical music, fine antiques, 17th century tapestries, an enchanting colonial lifestyle, complete with white-gloved butlers, unfolds. Known for its charm, exquisite cuisine and unrivaled personalized service, Illyria House offers intimate musical evenings, historical and cultural tours as well as sports outings and personalized shopping. Calming Wellness Treatments in our Secret Garden weaves the perfect balance for body and soul. Johannesburg International Airport (25 min.) Pretoria Luxury Rail Platforms (5 min.)
  • Illyria's Restuarant

    Nominated as one of the most romantic destinations in South Africa, Illyria House is the ideal elegant wedding venue. The Illyria House estate is a magnificent colonial manor overlooking the beautiful“Jacaranda City”, Pretoria. Set in tranquil gardens, abundant withbirdlife, Illyria is often referred to as a “little paradise”.Famous for its fine collection of antiques, 17th century tapestries, exquisite cuisine and soft classical music, the opulence and charm of the venue is unmatched. The Menu at Illyria House is elegant, and inspired from French cuisine. Illyria House also boasts with a fine wine cellar, which can also be the setting for an intimate dinner.We specialize in banquets of between 20 and 100 guests, High Teas of up to 200 guests, as well as breakfasts, lunches and cocktail parties.
  • Accommodation

    Selected by the South African National Broadcasting Corporation as the No 1 Honeymoon Suite in South Africa, the Catharina Suite is 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. The other luxury suites at Illyria House are also furnished with antiques. All the luxury suites at Illyria House have a separate refreshment area, stocked wet mini bar as well as coffee and tea making facilities. In-room amenities include air conditioning, remote-controlled satellite television, telephone, a hairdryer, dressing gowns and slippers. All luxury suites boast an en-suite bathroom with a vintage bath tub on lion paw feet and separate shower. The wide selection of toiletries in the bathrooms, including rose buds, candles and incense, promises a pampering and relaxing experience.
  • Aquarius Wellness Spa

    A paradise of secret gardens and healing waters and a magical world of pampering is ready to revitalize body and mind and let your spirits soar.The Aquarius Wellness Spa at Illyria House provides a wide range of treatments that will satisfy everyone, with indulgent treatments for both men and women and now also infants, children and teens. Whether you are a guest of Illyria House or someone looking to be spoiled we are here to make your wishes come true. Whether you are preparing for your trip down the aisle, or celebrating your golden anniversary let us share the joy of any occasion or let us spoil that special someone in your life.We hope that you enjoy every precious moment spent with us and believe we will have the honor and pleasure of your company as a returning friend in the not too distant future.We do not only deliver a service of excellence…we create magic
  • Wedding and functions Venue

    Illyria House is the perfect venue for an elegant, exclusive wedding. The serene beauty of Illyria House has always been an irresistible attraction to all lovers of fine things. An enchanting colonial lifestyle unfolds against the backdrop of classical music, fine antiques, 17th century tapestries, white-gloved butlers and a resident duck family.


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