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Purple Olive Guest House

3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   68 Ray Street | Wonderboom, Pretoria 0182, South Africa
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Ranked #93 of 296 Pretoria B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Pretoria, South Africa
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Purple Olive Guest House is quiet and comfortable. The rooms are clean and equipped with a selection of DSTV channels. The staff is professional and friendly, and the parking is safe. Everything you want from a cheap guest house.

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Zeist, The Netherlands
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

For our South-Africa journey (from Jo'burg to Cape Town in three weeks) we were recommended not to stay in Jo'burg. It was supposedly not interesting enough, so arriving with Emirates at the end of the day we arrived Purple Olive beginning of the evening. Quietly situated on the hill the fence was less inviting. But don't get scared about the... More

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

A fine and cheap place around Pretoria. Perfect location for a first night in South Africa, avoiding Johannesburg. Staff is friendly, breakfast is good. Secured parking area. If you arrive late and want to have a meal: let them know.

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Standerton, Mpumalanga, South Africa
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Lovely little guesthouse in Northern Pretoria. Very affordable and the breakfast was superb. The pool was a nice temperature. The rooms were just a bit warm due to the absence of an A/C. The ceiling fan had to work extra hard :). The bathroom was in serious need of a paint job as it was peeling. Over all I do... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

Very nice guest house in a quiet suburb of Pretoria. Area was quiet and seems safe. Guest house was booked out during our stay, yet they catered for us at 110% service level. Bedroom had double bed and single bed in, with nice big bathroom with bath and hand held shower. Coffee making facilities in room, with big TV with... More

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58 reviews 58 reviews
48 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

This is an out-of-place place, to be sure. It is located in Pretoria's northern suburbs, just over the big, undeveloped hill that separates them from Pretoria proper. Set on a back street in a pretty and quiet residential neighborhood is this sort of mini-apartment-like building/house - it's hard to say exactly what it is! There are 14 guest rooms in... More

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Address: 68 Ray Street | Wonderboom, Pretoria 0182, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Pretoria
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #93 of 296 B&Bs / Inns in Pretoria
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Purple Olive Guest House 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Purple Olive Guest House is situated in Pretoria in a tranquil, subtropical neighborhood at the foot of the Magaliesberg mountain, next to the historical Wonderboom nature reserve. Ideally close to the city centre (8km), Wonderboom Airport (6km), Colonade Shopping Mall, Makro, the N4, Zambezi Drive, Onderstepoort, Rosslyn Industrial area, Hospitals, and various other amenities. Thirteen stylish, comfortable single and double en suite rooms with TV, coffee / tea facilities and telephones and other luxuries available at competitive / affordable rates. ... more   less 
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