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Purple House Guest House

Rated 3.6 in 35 Reviews

Smithfield, Free State
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R 890
Avg per night for 2 guests

The Purple House Guest House is one of the oldest and most unique guest houses in the Free State. It is owned by Johann Greeff, who is the uncle of singer and TV star Karen Zoid. The guest house is run by Johann himself and offers a variety of accommodations, including several air-conditioned rooms, cottages, and suites.

The guest house provides free Wi-Fi internet access for all guests and is not affected by load shedding due to its connection to the water supply in Bloemfontein and the availability of a generator. The property has hosted various notable guests, including Radio Kalahari Orkes group, Manuel Escorcio, Petronel Baard, and Karen Zoid's family.

The accommodations at The Purple House Guest House include the Half Moon Room, Quarter Moon Room, Pierneef Room, Gallery Room, Gecko Cottage, and Bluegum Cottage. Each accommodation offers unique features such as king-size beds, single beds, kitchenettes, satellite TV, electric blankets, and high-quality bedding. The Bluegum Cottage can accommodate up to six people and includes a queen-size bed, upstairs room with a stoep, and a lounge with a fireplace.

The guest house also features a private cinema for entertainment, with prior arrangement required for shows. Guests can enjoy coffee, tea, and meals in the house, on the veranda, or in the lovely tea garden with a lapa. Additionally, the property is located near the third oldest golf course in the Free State, which features a famous Par 3 hole called "The Pulpit."

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