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Purple House Bed & Breakfast

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May 7 May 8
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Lucerne, Switzerland
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The two guys running this B&B are everything but half-hearted! They own several accommodations and help wherever they can! We boooked only hours before arrival at night - they didn't even know about our arrival yet. But still they made everything possible, even easy for us, Helping out and giving precious advice goes without saying! The location is perfect! Close...

Thank TravellingYves
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My mother and I recently spent three nights at Purple House, and Guido and Henk were absolutely phenomenal hosts. They are very kind and accommodating and very eager to help with sightseeing recommendations, restaurant recommendations, or any questions you might have about Cape Town. The house is very cute and our room was airy, clean and homey. The breakfast they...

Thank Nana Ama S
Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjiyed the stay. Very convenient. Walking distance to shopping & restaurants, harbor is a 15-20min walk. Located right under signal hill (worth going there for sun set). While the apartment is at ground level, it has a roof top terrasse that oversees the city. The hosts are very helpful and friendly and gave great advice. Would always come back.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Recently spent two nights at the B&B on Jarvis street. The two hosts are very welcoming and only too happy to offer recommendations on local attractions and getting around. Breakfast was superb, and presented in a beautifully kept courtyard at the back. The Wanterkant area is trendy and safe, with a small selection of bars/restaurants that are less touristy than...

Thank Andy B
Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

This really is a gem with everything you need. We are very grateful we got to stay here. The house is lovely, the room is spacious and the bathroom is luxurious. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend it to friends.

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Gothenburg, Sweden
Reviewed 4 December 2016

The hosts - Hank and Guido - gave great advise and were very helpful all around. Great guys! Breakfast was very good in their lovely backyard, cooked to order. Tastefully decorated. Located in safe part of town easy walk to Long Street

Thank Mikael R
Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 1 December 2016

We stayed at Henk & Guido's self-catering house up on Loader Street. The unit was a fabulous place for us to stay. The house was located within walking distance of the CBD, Company's Garden and the Waterfront, no car needed!!. There are numerous small shops and restaurants in the neighborhood, plus a large grocery store with pharmacy just three blocks...

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 November 2016

The house was very comfortable and well furnished. It was also in a very good and safe location, within walking distance of city centre and a short and cheap taxi ride to other main sites. Lots of restaurants in immediate vicinity. Hank and Guido were excellent hosts, always willing to help with advice or with taxi bookings. Only drawback was...

Thank Alan C
Dusseldorf, Germany
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We stayed at the Purple House # 23 for couple of days in August/Sept. 2016. It was a spacy and tastefully equipped room with a modern bathroom. In the morning, we were served with nice breakfast and freshly brewed coffee. Henk and Guido are wonderful hosts, very, very helpful and really so kind! By the way, for those who love...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed for a week at 19 Jarvis St, a two bedroom two bathroom cottage managed by Henk and Guido of The Purple House B&B. It was wonderful accommodation! The house offered us so much space, both indoors in the sunny bedrooms and lounge room, and outdoors in the private courtyard (with BBQ). It is beautifully furnished and decorated, and...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Based in charming De Waterkant Village, Purple House offers a B&B with a spacious guestroom with en suite bathroom, as well as a self-catering cottage with two bedrooms and two en suite bathrooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Purple House Bed & Breakfast

Address: 23 Jarvis Street | De Waterkant Village, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: $99 - $225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Purple House Bed & Breakfast 3.5*
Number of rooms: 1
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“Have no experience with other houses, but we assume that all of them are well equipped like the one we stayed (no. 23).”
H-W_Schmidt, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“There is only one room in the B&B however they have a self catering apartment next door and two others nearby.”
Jools315, 19 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Best place to stay in Cape Town!”
lisavanroode, 30 May 2016 | Read review
“The top floor bedroom has an enormous double bed and a bathroom that could double as a dance floor.”
michaelbG9942BH, 5 Feb 2016 | Read review
“There is only one room but it is on a quiet little side street so noise is not an issue. There is free local street parking.”
366dickz, 25 Feb 2015 | Read review
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