Pretoria’s 131 on Herbert Baker offers discerning business and leisure travellers a distinctive luxury boutique experience. From the incredible panoramic views to the magnificent cuisine, 5-star expectations are surpassed time and again.
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 cuisine. 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, booked by prior arrangement, can be served on the front lawn. 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.
We felt like movie stars! A beautiful hotel, attentive staff, great food, wonderful views over Pretoria. Free WiFi and very well designed and decorated rooms. Perfect in every way. Thank you so much for making our stay so special. We hope to stay longer on our next visit.
- Kerry O
Lovely rooms. Great food and wine. Superb staff and lovely views across Pretoria. The room was well equipped. Room service was good value and high quality. The hotel is very quiet, except at rush hours, when there is a little noise from the nearby main road.
This is one of the nicest hotels I have stayed in world wide! Perfect boutique hotel. nice relaxing pool and cocktail location. Perfect after coming off of safari. Quiet, beautiful view of the city, lovely room and bath. But it is the staff and owner, Mike, that see to your every whim! Food was wonderful, great homemade pasta and the breakfast was near perfection. Rus had the fish for... Read More
- Sharon K
Charleston, South Carolina, South Africa
Had a v enjoyable stay in this v scenic hotel. Staff were v friendly and helpful. We had dinner one evening and was probably the best t-bone steak we ever had. One of the best hotels we've stayed in for hospitality. Complements to Sheri, Mike and staff.