The theme running through Purple Rayn is The Phantom of the Opera which is apparent in the decor, with each dress being a part of the owner, Sara’s personal closet.
Riki and Sara are the warmest and most welcoming hosts, having purchased the property for private use and then deciding to transform the property into a dream accommodation, event and restaurant gem.
I arrived early to Purple Rayn and owner, Ricki Carriem, convinced me to try their buttery croissants and a kick start coffee. It was obviously amazing melt in your mouth type, homemade pastry and if it wasn’t for me living a distance from Purple Rayn, they would see me more often for this treat.
The rooms at Purple Rayn are impeccable and beautifully laid out, exuding luxury and opulence. A beautiful bathroom with tub, huge rain showers, crisp white linens and fluffy pillows are one of many treats that awaits the guest of Purple Rayn Boutique Guesthouse.
The guesthouse is divided into modern, trendy, room facilities as well as a more classic, older version of rooms as they were before the extensive renovations. Purple Rayn offers a contemporary style venue for weddings and conferences, however, the hosts are more than willing to accommodate for any type of event.
Purple Rayn offers 3 restaurants for meals, cafe/breakfast, fine dining and a rooftop theatre venue. At lunchtime, Sara and Ricki recommended that I try the sushi, Ricki’s special, which was everything I could possibly have wanted on a sunny afternoon. The executive chef, Warren Carney has an eye for curated dining experiences being involved in many kitchen setup operations such as Madame Zingara, Asoka and Kloof Street house.
Already as amazing as Purple Rayn is, the establishment also offers a note-worthy Amani spa facility for all your wellness, massage, hair and beauty treatment needs – a great idea for your next baby shower, bachelorette or girly get together.
I would recommend Purple Rayn guesthouse for a luxurious night away with a loved one or for a weekday/end dinner treat!