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Durban, South Africa
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20 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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... More 

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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4 reviews
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Reviewed September 25, 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... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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138 reviews
77 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed September 18, 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... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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57 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed August 19, 2016

We stayed in the B&B part of this hotel and absolutely loved it. The owners went out of their way to make our stay comfortable plus had lots of great advice for seeing the sights. The room was beautifully decorated with a fabulous modern bathroom, beautiful art and decor plus comfortable beds.The area is brilliant. Restaurants and shops are at... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed July 23, 2016

Spent a week in Green Point and had the pleasure to stay at the Purple House situated in one of the small residential blocks in the Cape Quater. The Room and Bathroom was spacious and comfortable and my hosts was always friendly and accommodating.

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Phuket, Thailand
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19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed May 30, 2016

Centrally located in quiet street in Waterkant area, yet surrounded by all types restaurants, bars and boutiques. Just a 10 minutes stroll to Waterfront and only 5 minutes to Bo Kaap. You will love this one room B&B, with good bed and bathroom. The owners will do anything to make you feel comfortable and enjoy sharing their knowledge to make... More 

1 Thank lisavanroode
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75 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

Guido and Henk were exceptional hosts who welcomed us to Cape Town like friends. We received great advice as to restaurants etc and breakfast on the terrace was tasty, comprehensive and a great start to our trip. We then moved to Emma's self-catering apartment which is fabulous, with everything you need including an even more AMAZING roof terrace! The neighbourhood... More 

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46 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed May 10, 2016

Great flat in the middle of the center of Cape Town. Extremely well decorated, great bathroom, everything is amazing and you feel like home. One more point which makes it attractive is the private parking if you hire a car. Do not miss this address!!

2 Thank Patrice M
2 reviews
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Reviewed February 5, 2016

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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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
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range: $88 - $266 (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).”
 of 5 bubbles H-W_Schmidt, Sep 25, 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.”
 of 5 bubbles Jools315, Aug 19, 2016 | Read review
“Best place to stay in Cape Town!”
 of 5 bubbles lisavanroode, May 30, 2016 | Read review
“The top floor bedroom has an enormous double bed and a bathroom that could double as a dance floor.”
 of 5 bubbles michaelbG9942BH, Feb 5, 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.”
 of 5 bubbles 366dickz, Feb 25, 2015 | Read review
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