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San José, USA

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Purple House. The entire home is tastefully decorated, our en suite room with tub and shower was comfortable, light and spacious. Breakfast on the garden terrace every morning starts the day out right with all the espresso you can handle! Great neighborhood with plenty of restaurants and shopping steps away. Sundowners on the rooftop terrace with views of Table Mountain make the Purple House the place to stay!


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Teresa and Scott

Therwil, Switzerland

Lieber Guido & Henk, Herzlichen Dank für den einmaligen Aufenthalt. Wir haben uns von der ersten Minute an wohl und willkommen gefühlt bei Euch und in Eurem reizenden B&B. Eure freundliche und aufmerksame Gastfreundschaft sowie Eure geschmacksvolle Unterkunft wird uns immer in Erinnerung bleiben. Wir kommen gerne wieder und können Eures kleines aber feines B&B nur bestens empfehlen.


Restaurant recommended: Il Leone, La Petite Tarte (für kleine Snacks)




Irene & Roberto

Edinburg, Unied Kingdom

Purple House is a beautiful place to stay. Henk + Guido made us feel very welcome and helped with any enquiries. Purple House is located in a great part of town with atmosphere, history, shops, cafés + restaurants. Minutes walk from the centre or the Waterfront. Ideal!


Restaurant recommended: Andiamo & Village Café




Gary and Stephen

Fukuoka, Japan

Henk and Guido they are so kind. Room was sophisticated. I would like to come back and stay here longer than this time. I hope so strongly.





Johannesburg, South Africa

We recommend the Purple House unreservedly! It is conveniently located for the Waterfront and the centre of town. We walked to both. The room was light, spacious, airy and very comfortable. The breakfast was delicious and our hosts made us feel really at home!


Restaurant recommended: Den Anker, V&A Waterfront




Bev and Sue

Paris, France

J'ai booké une nuit à la Purple house en janvier. Henk et Guido sont des hommes charmants qui n'hésitent pas à vous aider et vous donner de bonnes infos concernant la ville et le quartier.


Le quartier est, d'ailleurs, chic et sympa (bar, restos, boutiques) et à 15 minutes à pied du Waterfront et de Long street. La maison est très accueillante, la déco de très bon gout et le petit déj excellent! Je vous recommande vivement cette adresse!



Paris, France

My husband and I had a fabulous time at Henk and Guido's place, if you're in Cape Town this is THE place to stay!! The room was booked well in advance and Henk was great at keeping up to date and replying to my messages very quickly, he even sent me an SMS to let me know when the room was ready. As we arrived, we were warmly welcomed by Henk and Guido, and the best espresso in Cape Town.


The house is gorgeous and is located in one of Cape Town's coolest areas: beautiful, safe, vibrant, central and surrounded by lots of cute cafes which do great lunches. In the 3 days we stayed, we always found a parking spot in front of the house or max 20 mt away. The room is very stylish and equipped with a ceiling fan, TV with dvd player, plenty of storage and a great collection of books and DVDs. The bathroom is spacious and has a nice big shower and bath.


Breakfast is served in their lush urban garden, which again is very beautiful. I am a breakfast fanatic and I thoroughly enjoyed their coffee, juice, fruit salad etc. I have a food allergy and our hosts made sure there was plenty of food I could eat. Henk and Guido are super friendly and make you feel very welcome. They went out of their way to help us, be it to book tickets for Table Mountain, recommending places to visit and more: my husband had teeth problems when we arrived, so Henk made a few phone calls and managed to arrange a dentist appointment for the day after, which would have been a nightmare otherwise. We really, really loved staying at the Purple House and would recommend it to anyone.


Henk and Guido are really great at what they do and you can really feel everything is made with love. We couldn't have had a better experience and I would give it 10 stars if I could!!





London and Johannesburg

I highly recommend a stay at Purple House - Henk and Guido are fabulous hosts! Everything went so smoothly and the place is just a delight. It was so lovely to be served breakfast in the little garden or to take a cool drink up to the roof terrace which has beautiful views over the Waterkant neighbourhood and beyond.


The room is spacious and very comfortable and the bathroom has a super-size power shower - great for getting beach sand out of those nooks and crannies! We had a great time in Cape Town and staying at Purple House made it even more special.





Paris, France

The best experience in Cape Town. The House is beautiful, the room clean and big and every detail is perfect. Breakfast is just delicious. Henk and Guido are perfect hosts. We really appreciated the area, it is the place to be!


Restaurant recommended: Beluga





Flavia & Monica

Ballito, South Africa

Good service, very welcoming. Great breakfast, room was very comfortable.





Oliver & Christian

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