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Henk and Guido are such wonderful hosts. They are warm, friendly and very helpful with recommendations on where to shop, eat, walk etc.


The Purple House is located in such a gorgeous part of the city and with such lovely hosts, I cannot think of a place I would rather stay. Highly recommend it.



Toronto, Canada

The Purple House exceeded all of our expectations for a guest house! It is an oasis in the heart of De Waterkant. The charm of Purple House is its ambiance and gracious hosts.

The room is spacious and airy. Its tasteful decoration reflects both contemporary and old world styles. Guido and Henk prepare a delicious made to order breakfast each morning served either on the rooftop terrace overlooking Table Mountain or in the serene, verdant patio.

Our hosts welcomed us – arranging an airport transfer, assisting us with tour arrangements and restaurant recommendations/reservations.

Their knowledge of Cape Town and attentive personal care enhanced our South African experience. We highly recommend this guest house as your first choice of accommodation in Cape Town.


Restaurant recommended: Andiamo, Lindt chocolate and ice cream in the Old Cape Quarter.




Maureen & Nora

Portland, USA

Henk & Guido were excellent hosts. We couldn’t have hoped for better accommodation. We recommend the Purple House to everyone coming to Cape Town.




Peter & Greg

Paris, France

Very nice guesthouse located in a very central and friendly location. Hosts are attentive, always helpful and smiling. And the view from the rooftop is breathtaking

Restaurant recommended: Beluga





It was a very pleasant and warm environment. Wonderful, hospitable hosts, very friendly. Comfortable, clean, relaxing room, family friendly. Conveniently situated, close to Cape Quarter & Waterfront.




Bayanda, Ata and Elijah

Kelso, Scotland

Thank you, Henk and Guido, for a lovely stay. Our room at the Purple House was a spotless, welcoming & calm oasis after busy days out in amazing Cape Town.


To wake up after a restful sleep in very comfortable beds to a yummy breakfast out on the terrace was perfect! Great shower too! The house is in a great, central & safe location & we have really enjoyed our time with you.




Gail and Susan

Washington DC, USA

Great location, warm hosts, comfortable room… what’s not to like?






Tauranga, Pay of Plenty, New Zealand

Binnen 5 minuten voelden we ons helemaal thuis. En binnen 15 minuten wilden we hier eigenlijk nooit meer weg (is adoptie misschien een optie?). Aan alle details is de grootste zorg besteed. Het is beslist een memorabel verblijf geweest.


Restaurant recommended: Origin Coffee for breakfast




Frank and Patricia

Eindhoven, the Netherlands

Wij hebben genoten! Een heerlijk verblijf met fantastische gastheren. Kaapstad en Purple House zullen voor ons een warme herinnering blijven. Dank je wel, Guido, Henk en ook Monique voor de leuke tijd. Liefs Rick en Dianne


Restaurant recommended: The Grand Beach Café




Dianne & Rick

Nuernberg, Germany

Certainly one of the best value-for-money accommodations you can book in Cape Town. Amazing hosts, a great room and a delicious breakfast!!


Restaurant recommended: Fork




Tanja and Dennis

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