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Kaia Tani Guesthouse

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Wish we could have stayed longer. We had an overnight stay before going into Kruger Park. The food was good and service very friendly. The rooms were comfortable and clean. I would recommend a stay there anytime. We will be back.

Thank Jane123431
Nittedal Municipality, Norway
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We had a wonderful stay at Kaia Tani, enjoying the owners hospitality and Donalds kind and good service for three nights. The Room was nice, fully equiped and spacy with a typical African atmosphere. Outdoor area is cozy with a nice pool connected to a small bar and lounge. It is a guesthouse with only 6 rooms, so dont expect...

Thank Geir Ø
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Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights here. Rooms had good atmosphere in African style. Breakfast was very good. Owners (Italians) were very kind. Alltogether a very personal touch by them. Krugerpark was only 5 minutes from the guesthouse. Will certainly return and stay longer. Five days is a good period to discover the Krugerpark from there.

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Canton of Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We stayed at the Kaia Tani Guesthouse for 3 nights in October 2016 and enjoyed it very much. The italian owners, Barbara and Paolo, are very friendly and helpful in giving tips for a good safari in the Krueger Park which we explored by ourselves in our own car. The rooms are nicely decorated in African Style what we liked...

2Thank Christa66
Thabazimbi, South Africa
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

5 minutes from Phalaborwa Kruger Gate, beautiful guesthouse, fantastic cozy rooms, very friendly Italian owners and great food!!! They organize excursions to Kruger or you can rent a car at the Phalaborwa airport and drive solo.

Thank SabrinaColombo
Bologna, Italy
Reviewed 22 June 2014

I definitively recommend Kaia Tani guest house to all travelers: try it, you’ll be as enthusiastic as we are!!! Position is right off Phalaborwa gate and ideal for visiting the park even if not sleeping inside. Rooms are nicely accommodated, free wi-fi is available, personnel is super-friendly and very kind. Food at dinner and breakfast was excellent and well presented,...

Thank Stefania3110
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 January 2014

A very pleasant little place with a great host by the name of Donald. They also have a bar available near the swimming pool which makes it a little more hospitable than a B&B and more intimate than a hotel. Donald made us a first class breakfast and was extremely friendly and helpful. The rooms were very comfortable and clean.

Thank Julie-Anne S
Phalaborwa, South Africa
Reviewed 12 August 2013

I recently had dinner at Kaia Tani to celebrate a birthday and what a wonderful evening it was. The restaurant is under a lapa which is shielded from any wind by canvas walls and heated by those tall gas heaters. (not that Phalaborwa is ever really cold!) We started however with a drink at the bar, which overlooks the pool...

Thank Ellen T
Lucerne, Switzerland
Reviewed 21 May 2013

We visited the Kaia Tani in May 2013 before entering the Kruger National Park.I was looking for a nice accommodation next to the gate and found on the internet the "Kaia Tani Exclusive Guesthouse" and read a lot of excellent recommendations. We went there and got a room next to the restaurant. To change the rooms was not possible. The...

5Thank Marikka L
africanoKruger, Proprietario at Kaia Tani Guesthouse, responded to this review

We appriciate feedback and criticism of our guests but NOT false accusations! We were not empty that night but you insisted on staying in room number 1 which was occupied. We then gave you the most expensive room even though you travelled on a discounted voucher. I personally discussed the dinner menu and price upfront with you and you finished...

Pavia, Italy
Reviewed 10 November 2012

We spent five fantastic days in Kaia Tani. It is difficult to add more positive comments to all the comments already written by the other guests. We can only confirm all of them. However we can say that the quality/price ratio is very good and the quality of the food is excellent, even if simple. It is like having a...

Thank Mario C

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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kaia Tani is an exclusive guesthouse, situated 1km away from the famous Kruger National Park. Besides 1 Suite/Honeymoon, 3 twin-rooms and 2 family-rooms, all equipped with bath and traditional african furniture, a luxurious garden including a beautiful pool is waiting for you. In the evening, let yourself be regaled by our kitchen. We offer a mixture of mediterranean and african dishes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kaia Tani Guesthouse

Address: 29 Boekenhout Street, Phalaborwa 1390, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Phalaborwa
Price Range: $124 - $145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kaia Tani Guesthouse 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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“All 6 rooms are different with different qualities, call the owners for a recommendation that will fit your wishes.”
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