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  • Sweeping city views from the hillside location
  • Individually styled, opulently luxurious rooms
  • A taste of Tuscany with professional service

Castello di Monte

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Price tier (pps): R200  R1500+

Child policy: 4 years and older

In Waterkloof


-25.7852, 28.2494


Castello di Monte is a Five Star Guest House is situated on a hillside in Waterkloof Ridge. This 3 842m2 Tuscan style estate exudes pure luxury and elegance and offers sweeping 360-degree views of the hills in and around Pretoria. 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, you are our welcomed as an honoured guest. Massive rustic copper gates open to allow you to step into a taste of 16th century Tuscany. Once inside, the spiral staircase, with its granite steps and rusted copper rail, catches your eye and encourages you to look upward, emphasizing the sheer height of the interior.

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 the walls you will be pressed to find a more extravagant surroundings.

The landscaped garden with terraces and running water troughs lends itself to a visual feast, the perfect backdrop for a perfect occasion. The formal lounge with its high fire place, dark wooden bookcase and works of art welcome you inside. Enter the main dining room with its painted ceiling reminiscent of the Sistine chapel and enjoy fine cuisine, lovingly prepared by the resident chef. For a special occasion, enjoy a unique dining experience on the Panoramic deck on the top floor of the Villa as you take in the view of panoramic Pretoria.

Castello Di Monte boasts Jacuzzi and jet showers and well-proportioned en-suites. Your comfort is enhanced with DSTV, minibar, underfloor heating, air-conditioning, in-room safe, and free Wi-Fi. Castello di Monte’s sixteenth century splendour is complemented by every modern amenity, from fully stocked minibars and DSTV right down to underfloor heating, air-conditioning and the creature comforts of tea, coffee and local papers. 

Castello di Monte offers an array of services and facilities to ensure that your stay will be one to remember.

Rates & Summary

7 Classic Rooms

Each is individually decorated
En-suite bath & shower
All modern amenities
Some have private terraces
Panoramic views throughout

Honeymoon Suite

Includes oval bath & Jacuzzi

Presidential Suite

Four-poster bed & gas fireplace
Separate shower room & bathroom
Double volume walk-in closet
Spacious living area with fireplace
Walk-in safe


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Full breakfast included.


Children 4 years and older are welcome.

Why Stay Here?

Situated on a hillside in Waterkloof Ridge, Castello di Monte is a Tuscan style estate offering sweeping panoramic views of the hills in and around Pretoria. A stay at Castello di Monte is filled with pure indulgence. Here, you are welcomed as an honoured guest, allowing you to step into a taste of 16th century Tuscany. Individually styled rooms are complemented by every modern amenity, and an array of services and facilities ensure that your every whim is catered for.


  • Sweeping city views from the hillside location
  • Individually styled, opulently luxurious rooms
  • A taste of Tuscany with professional service


The suites offer greater privacy.

Things to consider Bringing

Sunblock, hat, swimming costume, swimming towels, golf clubs.

Road Conditions

Tarred roads all the way.

Activities & Attractions

  • Swimming pool
  • Sauna & steam shower
  • 7  intimate dining areas
  • In-room wellness treatment
  • Rooftop chess set
  • 2 Golf Courses nearby
  • Virgin Active Gym nearby


Accommodation & Hospitality

  • Lounge
  • Dining table
  • Verandah / patio
  • Air conditioning
  • Heater included
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood provided
  • Under floor heating
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Hair dryer available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry service available
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Self-service tea and coffee available
  • No smoking indoors

Catering & Kitchen

  • Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Licensed
  • Fridge or minibar


  • Water supply good for drinking
  • Electric geysers
  • Eskom electricity

Leisure Amenities

  • Swimming pool
  • Satellite television
  • Library
  • Garden

Business & Connectivity

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Good cell phone reception
  • Full business centre
  • Conference facilities available

Access & Convenience

  • Wheelchair friendly
  • Babysitting available
  • Child friendly
  • No pets allowed
  • Off street parking
  • Nearest shops within 5km
  • Nearest fuel within 1km
  • Shuttle service available


  • Credit cards accepted
  • EFT accepted
  • Cash accepted


  • Personal safe
  • 24 hour security




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