Facilities & Attractions


At the Purple Trumpet we will take the utmost care to cater to your every need. Not only will we offer you superb sleeping arrangements, but we also offer an array of added-on services to make your stay even more enjoyable.
For your arrival at the guesthouse we have convenient airport transportation as well as other shuttle services on request. Secure parking will leave you rest assured about your safety needs.

We provide 24-hour service at your beck and call, luggage storage, internet/wireless connection throughout the guesthouse, daily newspapers for you to stay in touch with the world, non-smoking rooms as well as rooms/facilities suitable for disabled guests. Our rooms are soundproofed and we can offer you the use of a safety deposit box. We will take care of your laundry, as well as dry cleaning. We can also manage any fax/photocopying requests.To wind down after a busy day full of meetings, we have a lovely outside braai area. Or pop into the bar for a refreshing drink before enjoying a delicious supper at our restaurant.


Our restaurant is available for private functions and we will be able to take care of all your catering needs. After your meetings in our state of the art meeting/banquet facility, make use of the portable bar to enjoy sundowners on our upstairs deck area. Or pop into the bar downstairs for a refreshing drink before enjoying a delicious supper at our restaurant.


We offer a shuttle service to/from the airport (O.R. Tambo as well as Lanseria) as well as destinations in and around Pretoria. The shuttle can transport 7 people, kindly contact us for rates.

Fun activities we can offer you are a round of golf at the nearby Pretoria Country club and an array of day tours to destinations in the surrounding Pretoria area. These tours include a Pretoria City Tour, Soweto/Johannesburg Tour, Pilanesberg National Park Tour, Lesedi Cultural Village Tour and many more (see Attractions for more information). We are also situated nearby the Brooklyn and Menlyn Shopping Malls and it can be arrange to drop you off here with our shuttle service.


Pretoria City Tour

Enjoy a scenic trip through the administrative capital of South Africa. Visit famous landmarks such as the Union Buildings, Church Square, Voortrekker Monument, Fort Klapperkop and Freedom Park. Visits to the following museums can be arranged at an additional charge: Kruger House Museum, Melrose House Museum, Smuts House Museum and Sammy Marks Museum. Duration: Half Day