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Purple House Bed & Breakfast

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23 Jarvis Street | De Waterkant Village, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Purple House was a find in a million when we found it as we trawled through the available B&B in Cape Town. It's situated in the Cape Quarter part of town, within easy reach of the centre and the colourful Bo Kaap district. The V&A waterfront was only half an hour's walk away, even on old legs in sweltering heat.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights and found Guido and Henk to be first class hosts. Nothing was too much trouble and they served a wonderful breakfast in their beautiful garden with great coffees. The best example of what terrific hosts they are is that they even took the trouble to find out what had happened in the cricket the... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Guido and Henk are the most hospitable people you could wish to meet and welcomed us warmly into their home. They provide delicious breakfasts on the most beautiful, private patio. Purple House is in a great location for the Cape Quarter and within walking distance of the V & A Waterfront.

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Grimsby, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

Our two day stay with Guido and Henk was fantastic. Large comfortable room in trendy townhouse close to restaurants, V and A waterfront (15 min walk). Strong complementary wifi. Excellent breakfast (Guido's cappuccino is top notch!) served al fresco weather permitting on either of their terraces. Rooftop terrace has spectacular view of Table Mountain. Communication was excellent. Made to feel... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

Situated in a perfect location within minutes from the V & A Waterfront , this chic and trendy B & B is a must. Guido and Henk were the perfect hosts. No detail was overlooked and nothing but nothing was too much trouble for them. The room was tastefully furnished, the bed so comfortable and a shower to die for!... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

Great location in lively (safe) area of Cape Town. Beautifully decorated and furnished town house B&B. Guido and Henk are utterly charming and helpful, room superb, breakfast divine. Zero on large, bright, airy, and with excellent bathroom. Wifi strong. Could not recommend it more!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

We only stayed our final night in Cape Town, but this was a great find, Guido and Henk, were excellent hosts. Our room was lovely and the location is fantastic close to many restaurants and bars. We enjoyed a lovely breakfast in the quant garden. Great value and we would definitely consider staying longer next time we're in Cape Town.

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Pamplona, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Nice and cosy B&B located in the Waterkant. Very safe neighborhood. In fact, there was a guard every night in front of the door. It is walking distance from the main attractions of the city (waterfront, long st...) While we were there, there was only Guido with us, but it was an amazing experience. Really kind person and better cook.... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

A perfect location for our time in CT. The hosts hospitality was second to none. The apartment was exactly what our family needed-easy access to all parts of the city, great dining spots close by, walking distance to the waterfront and city center. We loved the old world feeling of the neighborhood and house. Neighborhood felt very safe, not much... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

It is a very nice and cosy appartment in a very pleasant neighbourhood in Kaapstad. The appartment has everything you need and breathes cosyness and warmth. Guido and Henk really have passion for their profession and are nice and helpfull. A perfect accomodation in a pleasant and hip part of Kaapstad! We would definetely recommend them and we would go... More 

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