DESIGN DESTINATION | Harper's House, Cape Town

Housed in a circa-1892 building, the interiors of this recently redesigned boutique hotel fuse modern comfort with historic charm

17 November 2019 - 00:00 By Julia Freemantle

It takes talent and restraint to bridge the divide between modern comfort and historic charm - to introduce all the conveniences you need for a luxury stay, without losing the idiosyncrasy inherent in an older building and the quirks that make it unique and interesting.

Harper's House (http://harpershouse.co.za), like its sibling Gorgeous George (https://www.timeslive.co.za/sunday-times/lifestyle/food/2019-08-15-gigi-rooftop-the-food-lives-up-to-the-vibe-at-cape-towns-chic-hotel-hangout/) (a member of Design Hotels located in the city centre), is a boutique hotel that's recently been given a stylish upgrade that puts local design and artwork into the mix and makes texture, colour and character the heroes...

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