We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Purple Olive Guest House

Save
Share
Overview
  • Excellent0%
  • Very good45%
  • Average35%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible15%
  • Sep 12, 2018
    “Simple and cosy”
  • Oct 4, 2017
    “Group sport booking ”
68 Ray Street Wonderboom, Pretoria 0182 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
3 Star accommodation
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null}
Rooms
Nov 4Nov 5
|
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Select
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 4 partner sites to see rooms from $29.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Pretoria hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_IRG_RATE_VERIFICATION","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN_US","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","MOB_BOOKING_EMAIL_AGREE_HIDE","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_EXPRESS_BOOK","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","META_AIR","IB_REVIEW_BOOKING_BUTTON","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_KIPLINGER_AWARD","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "d8e27f55c0444476bb7402137edaa000", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":604639,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[32503734],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":4,"month":11,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":5,"month":11,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":29,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"d8e27f55c0444476bb7402137edaa000","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":32,"lowestMetaPrice":29,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":32,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":null,"highestMetaPrice":32,"lowestMetaPrice":29,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":32,"hotelName":"Purple Olive Guest House","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImQ4ZTI3ZjU1YzA0NDQ0NzZiYjc0MDIxMzdlZGFhMDAwIiwiQUlLIjoiYzE4MjQ5NzI5NTEzNDBmMGJlZTNhMzNlYWE1ZTNkZjEifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "11/04/2018", "checkOut": "11/05/2018", "lowestPrice": "$29", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {"32503734":"BookingCom"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": false, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"},"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"},"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget","moduleList":[]},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
Reviews (20)
Filter reviews
14 results
Traveler rating
0
5
5
1
3
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
0
5
5
1
3
See what travelers are saying:
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 14 reviews
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

Very accessible if one wants to visit ARC-OVI, Arnold Theiler monument or University of Pretoria, Veterinary faculty. Also very close to Kolonnade shopping centre. WiFi is good. Wonderboom airport just a few kilometers away.

Thank DrAliHalajian
Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

This guest house was booked on our behalf for a sport team. We got to the venue and they told us that they had overbooked us and that we had to find alternate accommodation. They sent us to another guesthouse who said they never had...More

Thank vanfamily351
Reviewed July 27, 2016

I have grown to like Purple Olive Guest House not as exceptional place that draws a waal..but as clean and peaceful place that affords you the convenience you need when travelling and more specially if you staying for a long time. Though there are lots...More

Thank 894lawrencec
Reviewed June 29, 2016

I often go to Purple Olive Guest House at least once a month on business. I must say, they have done much to raise the level of service and standard of their property. The rooms are very clean, and the staff very helpful. I find...More

Thank andrewmQ4869CE
Reviewed August 3, 2015 via mobile

My wife is from South Africa and being familiar with the Wonderboom area, we thought this Guest House would be a good stay - what a disappointment! To start with, the card machine did not work and we had to scramble for cash. Shower was...More

3  Thank BegichFamily
View more reviews
About
Description
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 More 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. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Wheelchair access
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Family Rooms
Number of rooms
14
Price range
$31 - $38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Gauteng > Pretoria
Hotel class
Room types
Family Rooms
Number of rooms
14
Price range
$31 - $38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Gauteng > Pretoria
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 75 nearby hotels
Bentley's County Lodge
13 reviews
1.56 miles away
Picture This - Pretoria North Lodge & Conference Center
24 reviews
1.81 miles away
Malibu Country Lodge
23 reviews
2.61 miles away
Arcadia Hotel
62 reviews
3.85 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 807 nearby restaurants
Baobab Cafe
69 reviews
.84 miles away
Arrow Ridge Spur Steak Ranch
14 reviews
.58 miles away
Deo Gloria Steakhouse
11 reviews
.51 miles away
Cappucino's
9 reviews
.76 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 194 nearby attractions
Hennops Offroad Trail
13 reviews
2.74 miles away
The Blue Train
301 reviews
3.07 miles away
Sammy Marks House
147 reviews
4.06 miles away
Statue of Nelson Mandela
86 reviews
3.86 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Purple Olive Guest House staff and past guests.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines
Room Tips
"Rooms on first floor seem neater and well equipped"
894lawrencec
Jul 27, 2016
Read review
"Dont book any!"
KarlienT
Oct 15, 2014
Read review
"Make reservations for dinner if required in advance"
SanderD267
Jan 1, 2014
Read review
"Rooms on the parking side, get nice sun in the mornings."
Delvina1
May 3, 2013
Read review
Show More 
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing