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Read up on comments from guests who have stayed at the self catering cottage on Jarvis

Mauro

Italy

“appartamento palazzo blu accanto al b&b” abbiamo scelto questo appartamento per le tre notti che abbiamo trascorso a Cape Town e la scelta è stata ottima. La zona Green Point è molto bella, ricca di negozi e ristorantini e soprattutto ben frequentata. C'è un grosso market fornito di tutto a pochi minuti a piedi all'interno di un bel centro commerciale. L'appartamento è veramente bello, due camere da letto e altrettanti bagni arredato benissimo, la cucina è fornita di tutto con la lavastoviglie. C'è anche una tecnologica lavatrice/asciugatrice che mi ha permesso di lavare gran parte di ciò che si era accumulato nelle tre settimane di viaggio così limitare i bucati una volta ritornata a casa. I gestori sono due persone amabili e gentilissime, disponibili ad una chiacchierata e a dare tutte le informazioni e consigli. All'esterno il parcheggio è libero.

 

 

 

Mauro

Mika

Kenya / Japan

立地が最高。近くにたくさんレストランやショッピングモールがあった。 部屋もとてもきれいでかわいい!

 

 

 

Mika

Lieve

Antwerp, Belgium

“Super!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!” De gastheren, Guido en Henk, zijn schatten. Zeer behulpzaam en hartelijk. Wij sliepen in het huis nr 19. Gezellig ingericht, met alle mogelijke comfort en gratis wifi (zeer goed werkend). TV, frigo, afwasmachine, koffiezet enz. Twee ruime slaapkamers met elk een eigen badkamer. Heel netjes. Goede locatie in het centrum met vlakbij leuke restaurantjes. Kan alleen maar zeggen, niet twijfelen wanneer je naar Kaapstad gaat!! Uniek adresje. Wel op tijd boeken, want het is snel vol!

 

 

 

Lieve

Ronny

Tungelsta, Sweden

Rekommenderas Mycket trevligt boende med bra läge. Trevliga och hjälpsamma värdar.

 

 

 

Ronny

Frank

Wernau, Germany

Top Unterkunft, jederzeit wieder Tolles Haus in perfekter Innenstadtlage. Superhilfsbereite Vermieter. Jederzeit wieder.

 

 

 

Frank

Stephan

Vaterstetten, Germany

Blaues Schmuckkästchen mitten in Kapstadt

“Ein wunderbares, kleines blaues Haus mit Terrasse mitten in Kapstadt - zentral gelegen zwischen Tafelberg und waterfront und doch ganz ruhig und sicher. Das Managerpaar ist unglaublich freundlich und versorgt seine Gäste mit tollen Tipps für Freizeit und Restaurants. Unbedingt empfehlenswert. Wir kommen gerne wieder!”

 

 

 

Stephan

Kerstin and Eric

Duesseldorf, Germany

Jarvis Street 19, Großzügiges Haus mit stilsicherer geschmackvoller Einrichtung. Tolle Lage, fussläufig zu Innenstadt, Restaurants und Cafés und der Waterfront. Gute Empfehlungen. Abholung vom Flughafen wird günstig organisiert. Ein Auto ist fast nicht nötig. Extrem nette Gastgeber!” Das Haus ist viel besser als die Bilder!

 

 

 

Kerstin and Eric

Eric

Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Sfeervol en goed ingerichte cottage. Elke dag was het weer ‘thuiskomen’;. Voorzien van alle gemakken. Ligging was perfect. Op loopafstand van het oude centrum, Company Garden en V& A Waterfront. Henk en Guido zijn geweldige gastheren. Makkelijk en gratis parkeren in de buurt (vaak voor de deur).

 

 

 

Eric

Yvette

Lydenburg, South africa

We recently stayed at the Purple House and had the best stay ever. I have travelled extensively internationally and could highly recommend the apartment. I can say with confidence that the Purple House will not only be my first choice but my “only” choice when travelling to Cape Town in future.

 

 

 

Yvette

Sabine

Balingen, Germany

Dieser Aufenthalt war einfach perfekt. Wir durften sogar in zwei Häusern wohnen und beide waren einfach toll. Schön eingerichtet, sauber, die Dachterrasse des einen Hauses war spektakulär. Die ganze Familie fühlte sich unglaublich wohl. Die beiden Hausherren taten ihr übriges: sehr freundlich, nett, zuvorkommend und hilfsbereit. Auch die Lage in Cape Town ist super. Von hier kann man viel zu Fuß erreichen und tolle Cafés, Bars und Restaurants liegen im direkten Umfeld. Ein perfekter Ort, um Kapstadt und einen großartigen Urlaub zu genießen. Danke.


This stay was just perfect! We were able to stay in two houses and both were super. Nice interior, clean, the roof terrace of the one house is spectacular. The whole family felt so well. The two hosts did their own part: they are so friendly, kind, courteous and helpful. As well the location in Cape Town itself is perfect. Many places can be reached by foot and great cafés, bars and restaurants are very close. A perfect place to enjoy Cape Town and a great holiday. Thanks.

 

 

 

Sabine

Martin

Steinheim, Germany

Nett eingerichtet. Wir haben uns gleich wie zu Hause gefühlt. Sehr gute Lage. Man kann vieles zu Fuß erreichen. Nette Eigentümer die einem jeder Zeit behilflich sind. Das Purple House kann man jederzeit weiterempfehlen

 

 

 

Martin

Leslie

Toronto, Canada

We are a family of five ~ parents and three grown children ~ so we split ourselves up between the Purple House B&B (our two daughters stayed there) and the Jarvis Street cottage which is just two doors away (my son, husband and I stayed there), and I can't say enough good things about all of it! Guido and Henk are amazing hosts who went above and beyond the call of duty on a number of occasions and worked hard to ensure that our stay was a great one. They are kind and good natured, very professional and have a welcoming and generous spirit. They were very helpful with restaurant recommendations and general knowledge of the city. The accommodation itself is fabulous ~ clean, safe and very comfortable with everything you could need. The master bedroom and bath in the cottage are really lovely and the girls said the same about the B&B. The second bedroom in the cottage has a ensuite bathroom as well. There's a good grocery/prepared food store (and lots of other shops) a block away, and the kitchen in the cottage is very well equipped so we were able to easily make breakfast on some days (other days we cheated and enjoyed The Village Cafe :)). The neighbourhood has lots of great spots to eat and drink, and a fun and friendly vibe. As others have mentioned, the view from the rooftop patio of the B&B is wonderful, and the cottage has a nice little enclosed courtyard with a table and chairs. All and all, if you're looking for a fabulous place to stay in Cape Town, you've found it!!

 

 

 

Leslie

Gunes

Istanbul, Turkey

Dont check anywhere else. This is the best option. Great location, great owner and a beautiful house. I highly recommend it and if I go back to Cape Town one day I will definetely stay here again.

 

 

 

Gunes

Ivy

New York

Great service and location.

 

 

 

Ivy

Vanessa, Pascal, Ingrid & Ives

Wommelgem and Diest, Belgium

De gastvrijheid van en de huiselijke sfeer vonden wij heel tof. We hadden totaal geen gevoel in een grote stad te zitten.

 

 

 

Vanessa, Pascal, Ingrid & Ives

Maria and Will

Heeze, the Netherlands

Alles beviel ons heel goed. De cottage ligt op een uitstekende locatie vlakbij een groot winkelcentrum, dichtbij de V&A Waterfront en het centrum van Kaapstad. Leuke restaurantjes en barretjes in de buurt. Guido en Henk staan ook altijd klaar om vragen te beantwoorden en adviezen te geven

 

 

 

Maria and Will

Carmen, Sascha and Lilith

Eberbach, Germany

We had a really great time in south africa and we are sure to come back! I wrote a travel diary. If you are interested: www.carmenskreativtagebuch.blogspot.com Sorry, it is in german…so you have to translate or learn german! We had are very nice cottage in cape town and the two owners are really great. It is so special and the best place to be in cape town. Look at the homepage and then you have to know, that it is much better than the pictures tell you! There was nothing bad or negative…

 

 

 

Carmen, Sascha and Lilith

Robertino

Borgaro Torinese, Italy

Pro's:

L'accoglienza dei proprietari, la disponibilità e l'aiuto fornito

 

 

 

Robertino

Ian, Margaret, Joshua and Zachary

Cyprus

Henk and Guido were charming and utterly helpful hosts answering all our varied questions. The house is charming and in a lovely area with interesting restaurants and a wonderful view of table mountain from the street! Walking distance from Green Market and the Waterfront.

 

 

 

Ian, Margaret, Joshua and Zachary

Li

Tianjin, China

It’s really a nice, comfortable and impressive stay in Purple House.

 

 

 

Li

Uta

Cologne, Germany

Die Lage ist super. Alles fußläufig. Schöne Cafés und Restaurants in unmittelbarer Umgebung. Die Wohnung ist sehr gemütlich. Wir würden jederzeit wieder hinfahren.

 

 

 

Uta

Brechtje, Hubert-Jan and Toon

Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Prachtige locatie in de stad! Keurige en schone badkamer. Lekkere bedden! Super gezellig en mooi ingericht. Behulpzame Henk en Guido met heerlijke restaurant tips die je alles kunnen vertellen over waar het leuk is! Ten zeerste aanbevolen!

 

 

 

Brechtje, Hubert-Jan and Toon

Stephanie, Oliver, Lukas and David

Germany

The best place to stay in Capetown! Wir waren bei unserer Ankunft und bei unserer Abreise aus Südafrika jeweils einige Tage in der Jarvis Street bei Guido und Henk! Es war wunderbar und wir würden diese Unterkunft jederzeit wieder wählen. Das Cottage ist geräumig, super sauber, ruhig und liegt wunderbar um viele Dinge wie Bo Kap, Waterfront etc. sogar zu Fuß zu erreichen. Die großen Schlafzimmer, die Badezimmer, die Küche, der Wohnraum – es fehlt an nichts. Wir haben mit unseren beiden Kindern (16 und 19 Jahre) das Cottage bewohnt und wir alle vier waren sehr sehr zufrieden. Wenn wir wieder in Kapstadt sind werden wir unbedingt wieder hier wohnen wollen! Danke für Eure Freundlichkeit Guido und Henk! Ihr seid super!

 

 

 

Stephanie, Oliver, Lukas and David

Vanda, Michal and Dora

Bratislava,Slovakia

Waterkant area has a lovely cosmopolitan vibe and it is a perfect base from which you can discover by walking distance famous sites as well as hidden pearls. We made a great choice to stay at Henk and Guido’s who were more than kind, friendly, helpful and gave us lots of tips.
We stayed in very well equipped self catering cottage and enjoyed fully its coziness. After busy days of exploration we could relax in a truly homy atmosphere. We certainly recommend this cottage to you :)

 

 

 

Vanda, Michal and Dora

Vera, Daniel und Helena

Germany

wir waren letztes Jahr im August, vor ziemlich genau 9 Monaten :o), in eurem Haus in der Jarvis Street.

Wir möchten euch noch einmal sagen, wie sehr uns euer Haus und speziell das Schlafzimmer gefallen hat... Den Beweis dafür findet ihr im Anhang...

Viele liebe Grüße aus Deutschland senden euch

 

 

 

Vera, Daniel und Helena

Gideon and Floor

Durban, South Africa

19 Jarvis Street is a nicely decorated home away from home with all utilities available. Beautiful and spacious cottage in a bubbly area with shops, restaurants and bars on your doorstep. Great location, walking distance to V&A Waterfront, close to Table Mountain etc. A big thank you to Guido & Henk for their great hospitality and culinary tips. We stayed at the cottage with our family for 5 days but wished we could have stayed longer. We will surely come back!

 

Restaurant recommendations:Breakfast: Voila! Dinner: Il Leone & Café Dijon

 

 

 

Gideon and Floor

Robyn, Olivier, Gabrielle and Dominic

Australia

We are a family of four – 2 adults, a 13 year old and an 11 year old. We stayed at Jarvis Street Cottage for a week and absolutely LOVED it. The size was perfect, the décor beautiful and we wanted for nothing. In addition, you couldn't hope for a more central, vibey location. Thank you so much Henk and Guido – we hope to be back one day.

 

Great fresh made juices at the nearby Cape Quarter

 

 

 

Robyn, Olivier, Gabrielle and Dominic

Vivian

Laren, the Netherlands

We had a wonderful stay! What a great house on a fantastic location. The house was spacious, tastefully decorated and you feel right at home!! We were received very hospitably and we loved the place so much that we did not want to leave (it is even better than my own place).. We certainly come back. A better start of our trip, we could not have wished for.

 

Restaurant recommendations: Mount Nelson – Chef’s Dinner

 

 

 

Vivian

Corine, Bruce, Blythe and Sam

Vancouver, Canada

Fantastic accommodation, central location and helpful hosts. We loved staying at the self-catering two bedroom Purple House cottage. It is ideally located in the safe De Waterkant area and within easy walking distance of restaurants, supermarket, shops, the V and A Waterfront, the Bo Kaap area and downtown. The cottage was very spacious, clean and like a second home for our family of four. The owners Henke and Guido were so welcoming, friendly and helpful, going out of their way to assist us with prebooking information and recommendations for taxi services, tourist sites and local places to eat. We highly recommend the Purple House! Room Tip: The Jarvis Street Cottage is perfect for a family or for two couples.

 

Restaurant recommendations: Village Cafe Sevruga Cape Grace Bascule Bar Biesmiellah Restaurant in Bo Kaap Mount Nelson afternoon tea Portswood Hotel for Cape Malay meal

 

 

 

Corine, Bruce, Blythe and Sam

Lorena and Fernando

Buenos Aires, Argentine

Fue excelente NUESTRA estadia de 4 dias en Jarvis Street Cottage realmente nos han hecho sentir como en nuestro hogar. HERMOSA DECORACION, IMPECABLE, CALIDA Y ACOGEDORA, COMPLETA CON TODO LO NECESARIO (lavaropas con secadora, lavavajillas, cafetera, microondas, dvd, vajilla, plancha, secador de pelo, etc, realmente confortable y preparada para vivir!!!). En una excelente y residencial ubicacion que permite estar cerca de todas las atracciones principales (pocas cuadras del Waterfront, barrio BO KAAP, Centro Historico y Green Market). Felicitaciones por tan lindo hogar! disfrutamos del patio y la parrilla tambien. Con habitaciones amplias y espaciosas y detalles de lujo en accesorios y adornos. Gracias por su cordialidad y disposicion desde un principio: mediante mensajes al celular deseandonos buen viaje hasta la calida bienvenida. Siempre se mantuvieron dispuesto a responder y ayudarnos.... son excelentes anfitriones, Estamos felices y orgullosos de "vuestro hospedaje", sumamente recomendable. GRACIAS Y HASTA LA VUELTA!

 

 

 

Lorena and Fernando

Danielle

Lanzenneunform, Switzerland

Angenehmes Quartier mit guten Restaurants, Bars und Boutiques. Gemütliche und zweckmässig eingerichtete Räume

 

 

 

Danielle

Shaun

Doha, Qatar

The Purple House accommodations are very conveniently situated for the lively and hip Cape Quarter area. The owners, Henk & Guido, are very attentive to any request. The bathroom over the courtyard of our unit is a place to spend time in! The restaurants & coffee shops within minutes of walking are some of the best the Cape has to offer

 

 

 

Shaun

Jan and Hank

Madison, Wisconsin, USA

We stayed at Noon Day Cottage for 9 days in June 2014 and were over the moon about the accommodations & lovely neighborhood! Wow, just wow! But the best part was the warm welcome and support from Henk & Guido, who not only made us immediately feel at home but provided lots of ideas for nearby restaurants (all excellent!). On top of that, Henk accompanied our friend to the doctor when she suddenly developed an eye infection, helped her get a prescription, and stayed by her side until we got back from our day hike. These two guys are GREAT hosts, the place is fabulous, and the neighborhood wonderful. We couldn't have been happier and would definitely recommend them.

 

 

 

Jan and Hank

Irene, Ray, Fionn and Kieran

Oberwil, Switzerland

Thank you so much, we had a wonderful stay and found the friendliness and hospitality of our hosts at the Purple House truly extraordinary. Keep it up, boys, cheers.

Recommended restaurant: Rocca

 

 

 

Irene, Ray, Fionn and Kieran

Ria, Harm and Elyne

Buinen, the Netherlands

We hebben een geweldige tijd gehad, in The Purple House cottage. De gastvrijheid en de hartelijkheid van de gastheren was voortreffelijk. Heerlijk rustig in een gastvrije omgeving en niet ver van het Waterfront. We hebben een geweldige week gehad. Nogmaals dank voor alles!

 

 

 

Ria, Harm and Elyne

Pascal and Pascal

B&B Folie-Paris, from Paris, France

Un accueil chaleureux par Henk et Guido. Maison tout confort. Quartier bien situé avec commerces et bars et restaurants. Nous avons beaucoup aimé notre séjour ici et nous espérons revenir très vite… enfin revenir !


Recommended Restaurants: Bizerca

 

 

 

Pascal and Pascal

Corinne and Fatéma

Marseille and Casablanca, France and Morocco

This house is beautiful, extremely comfortable and we immediately felt at home. It is very secure in a trendy area. The location in the Waterkant area is perfect to discover Cape Town as the city historical center is at a walking distance. We have truly enjoyed listening to music at the Piano Bar around the corner. Guido and Henk have been very welcoming and helpful. They are thoughtful and caring. We have been really sad to leave this wonderful place and we hope to be back soon.


Recommended Restaurants: Addis in Cape and Mama Africa

 

 

 

Corinne and Fatéma

Heike and Jens

Cologne, Germany

A fabulous accommodation: Vibrant area, close to Restaurants, Cafés, V&A, Stadium Park, Atlantic Sea etc., roomy and bright, wonderfully furnished and decorated cottage, comfy beds and cozy courtyard and the most likeable hosts – a definite reco. Thanks to Guido and Henk!:-)


 

 

 

Heike and Jens

Jessica

Boston, USA

I had a great experience staying in the Noon Day cottage for a week in March 2014 for a work trip to Cape Town. The cottage is beautiful, spacious, clean, and very comfortable. The location is perfect given proximity to all the necessities – supermarket, cafes, laundry, and restaurant/bars – and felt very safe as a solo female travel Guido and Henk were super accommodating, helpful, and flexible. I’d highly recommend the Noon Day Cottage and hope to be back again soon.


Recommended restauant: Andiamo

Other recommendation: Yoga at Yoga Life

 

 

 

Jessica

Nicolas, Christiana, Giannis and Christina

Cyprus

The cottage is excellent. We have no words to describe how beautiful it is. The cottage is much, much better than it seems on the photos. Henk and Guido are so friendly and helpful at any given time!!! Perfect value for money, if back to Cape Town, we would definitely stay there again!!!


Recommended restauant: Village Cafe for breakfast

 

 

 

Nicolas, Christiana, Giannis and Christina

Miguel, Sebastian and Jens

Munich, Germany

Wir haben den Aufenthalt im Cottage sehr genossen – es ist schön eingerichtet und es hat nichts gefehlt. Die Ausstattung und das Ambiente sind ebenso super wie die Lage! Außerdem ist es praktisch, dass ihr nebenan wohnt und immer erreichbar seid.

 

 

 

Miguel, Sebastian and Jens

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