from R150 PPS

Purple House B And B

from R150 PPS

Overview

The Purple House in Smithfield is one of the oldest and nowadays most funkiest, grooviest guest houses in the Free State. If outstanding value for money is what you want, then look no further!

The house was build around the 1920's and was the official residence of a succession of bank managers in the town.

This Guest House is run by myself, Johann Greeff, and I am always available. Here I do not pretend to be 5-star. I just know how to offer the best value for money and the coolest, country vibe in town. I am a little laid back in what I do, but I do understand the importance of personal service and interacting with my friends who come to stay. And yes....if you book here, we will be friends for life!

We have hosted some very interesting people in the house. Think of the Ian Roberts and the whole Radio Kalahari Orkes group, Manuel Escorcio, Petronel Baard and Karen Zoid family and important people in politics. They all smaaked the coolness of the guest house.

The Pierneef room is nice and comfortable with Oregon floors and high ceilings. The unit is fully renovated with a queen-sized bed, extra length and private bathroom with shower and bath. Full DStv is available.

The Gallery room is fitted with two single beds, two lounge chairs and has an en-suite bathroom with shower. Full DStv is available.

The Bluegum Cottage is situated in our second house on the property of The Purple House B & B. It consists of a downstairs room with two single beds and upstairs is a queen size bed with a balcony overlooking the garden.

The Gecko Cottage can accommodate five persons in comfort. We have two rooms in the cottage. One room has a double bed and the other has three single beds. There is a kitchen and bathroom is separate. This is backpacker style accommodation. It is basic, but comfortable. Our rates here can be as low as R150 per person (five people) and thus it offers real value for money.


Coffee and tea-making facilities are provided in the kitchens and we also have a small café in the garden. Dinners and breakfasts are served inside the house or on the stoep. You could also have it in the lovely tea garden with a little pond. The house also has a private cinema for guests entertainment ... prior arrangement for shows is a must.

Come and stay and explore my cute little town!

Facilities

    On Site Facilities

  • Laundry
  • Restaurant

Rates

Gecko Cottage

Sleeps 5
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At the Purple House B and B we have a self catering cottage (The Gecko Cottage) that can accommodate 6 persons in comfort. we have two rooms in the cottage. It is basic accommodation...backpacker style One room has a double bed and the other has three single beds. It has a kitchen with gas plates, fridge, microwave etc. The bathroom has a gas shower, but no bath. DSTV is available on two channels, but the main house has first choice of what is available Rates are R150 per person if there are five guests Rates are R175 per person if there are four Rates are R195 per person if there are three Rates are R230 per person if there are two guests

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
Month Year Wkend Daily Wkend Daily Wkend Daily
January 2012         R 150 R 150
February 2012         R 150 R 150
March 2012         R 150 R 150
April 2012         R 150 R 150
May 2012         R 150 R 150
June 2012         R 150 R 150
July 2012         R 150 R 150
August 2012         R 150 R 150
September 2012         R 150 R 150
October 2012         R 150 R 150
November 2012         R 150 R 150
December 2012         R 150 R 150

Lettie's Cottage

Sleeps 6
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This 3 bedroomed house is our self catering place. It is situated next door to the Purple house and can accommodate 6. Two rooms with double beds and one with two single beds. Completely fitted kitchen, louinge, dining room and bathroom.

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
Month Year Wkend Daily Wkend Daily Wkend Daily
January 2013     R 260 R 260 R 260 R 260
February 2013     R 260 R 260 R 260 R 260
March 2013     R 260 R 260 R 260 R 260
April 2013     R 260 R 260 R 260 R 260
May 2013     R 260 R 260 R 260 R 260
June 2013     R 260 R 260 R 260 R 260
July 2013     R 260 R 260 R 260 R 260
August 2013     R 260 R 260 R 260 R 260
September 2013     R 260 R 260 R 260 R 260
October 2013     R 260 R 260 R 260 R 260
November 2013     R 260 R 260 R 260 R 260
December 2013     R 260 R 260 R 260 R 260

Pierneef's Room

Sleeps 2
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Big room with a Queen size bed extra length and depth. Cool in summer and warm in winter. Own PRIVATE bathroom and FULL DSTV INSIDE THE ROOM! Dinner and breakfast is served in the house as an add on. Coffe or tea can be made in the kitchen for free. Breakfast is extra R45 per person if required. Dinner is served in the dining or TV room

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
Month Year Wkend Daily Wkend Daily Wkend Daily
January 2013     R 250 R 250 R 250 R 250
February 2013     R 250 R 250 R 250 R 250
March 2013     R 250 R 250 R 250 R 250
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October 2013     R 250 R 250 R 250 R 250
November 2013     R 250 R 250 R 250 R 250
December 2013     R 250 R 250 R 250 R 250

The bluegum Cottage

Sleeps 4
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The Bluegum Cottage is situated at our house next door and offers two bedrooms. Downstairs a room with two single beds and upstairs a room with a Queen size bed extra length. The en-suite in the cottage has a walk in shower and an antique bath and basin. It offers a stoep upstairs where the views of the surrounding hills are fantastic. It really is a lovely place to experience a quiet farm atmosphere in the heart of our little town.
Breakfast is served 1 minute away at the Purple House at R40 per person. Dinner is supplied at around R50-R60 per person.

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
Month Year Wkend Daily Wkend Daily Wkend Daily
January 2012       R 390   R 290
February 2012       R 390   R 290
March 2012       R 390   R 290
April 2012       R 390   R 290
May 2012       R 390   R 290
June 2012       R 390   R 290
July 2012       R 390   R 290
August 2012       R 390   R 290
September 2012       R 390   R 290
October 2012       R 390   R 290
November 2012       R 390   R 290
December 2012       R 390   R 290

The Gallery Room

Sleeps 3
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The Gallery room is spacious and has it's own PRIVATE bathroom. Two single beds (a third can be added) and FULL DSTV IS SUPPLIED. Coffee and tea is available from the kitchen at no extra cost. Breakfast is R45 each and dinner can be made by arrangement.

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
Month Year Wkend Daily Wkend Daily Wkend Daily
January 2013     R 250 R 250 R 250 R 250
February 2013     R 250 R 250 R 250 R 250
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October 2013     R 250 R 250 R 250 R 250
November 2013     R 250 R 250 R 250 R 250
December 2013     R 250 R 250 R 250 R 250
NOTE: If a search was made without stipulating the month of occupation the rate shown on the search results page is for the lowest cost month and the least expensive room. Where pricing is “per unit” the Average Price Per Person based on maximum occupancy is used for the price range comparison. A search made for Homes and Villas however will always be based on the full daily rate of the unit irrespective of the number of people the unit sleeps.

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Rates last updated: 18 September 2013
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Location

c/o Brand And Butler Streets, Smithfield, Free State, 9966

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Guest Comments

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It was a wonderful surprise! It has left us with such good feelings towards Sleeping-OUT and we will definitely use the website to book accommodation again . In fact, we might stay at the exact same place on a future trip because the whole experience was great.


- Heather Pienaar

Great value for money. Very quaint house with vintage items for sale. Johann is a wonderful host who goes out of his way for guests. We would definitely consider staying there again.
- Heather Pienaar