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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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Reviewed 20 September 2012

Had dinner there recently because we wanted to experience typical Italian cuisine. The main course (two pasta dishes) was entirely unmemorable and expensive (R500 for 2, with tip)! You could do better at half the price at the nearest Mimmo's.

3Thank Bernard H
africanoKruger, Owner at Kaia Tani Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for the review, it helps us to improve. We are sorry you didn't enjoy our Italian cuisine. We just want to correct you on the price as you paid R 190 per person for a 3-course dinner. Your total bill was R 455 including your drinks. We believe this is an exellent price for a starter served...

Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
Reviewed 9 September 2012

We only stayed for one night and can just confirm what others have described before. – very friendly and knowledgeable hosts, welcoming staff, perfect location close to the entrance of Kruger Park and a well maintained garden. The bed / sleep quality was fantastic and the rooms have everything you need for your stay. Our rating would have been in...

Thank AfricaAdventureSA
africanoKruger, Owner at Kaia Tani Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Thanks a lot for your nice comment. The hot water problem was a once off problem due to the heavy winds on that day and thats why the geyser flame went off. The doors will be replaced in the next months tu fully lenghts doors.

Perugia, Italy
Reviewed 17 July 2012

We spent 3 nights at Kaia Tani, our last South African days and everything has been perfect! The guesthouse has a lovely African atmosphere, I really loved our room!!! And Alberto, Daniela and their staff are so friendly and extremely professional at the same time! They really take care of you and your vacation, from the all-day safaris with Alberto...

Thank francyolimpieri
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 10 July 2012

We stayed just one night at this quaint guesthouse en route into Kruger. What a little gem with amazing lush & tranquil gardens. On arrival we were promptly attented to, shown to our room, then shown around the facilities and before long enjoying a welcome refreshment in the lovely bar & lounge area. When we arrived Daniela was out on...

Thank rozzie1Joburg
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 March 2012

Stayed here two years ago as solo traveler and just had to come back this time around. First time in beautiful weather, this time in torrential downpours - but weather doesn't matter here: it's still a great little spot! Rooms are not just rooms, they have their own separate identity. Meals are not just meals, they are delicious creations of...

Thank Gitte K
Wilmington, North Carolina
Reviewed 25 October 2011

We only stayed there one night but it was one of our favorite stops on our vacation in Africa. Such a cute, quaint little place and Daniela was so friendly and helpful. Great location as well as it is very close to the gates to Kruger National Park.

Thank targirl02
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 12 January 2011

There was no breakfast. The manager said she will organise for us to have breakfast at 6am but there was nothing the next day at 6am and nobody around, the reception was locked and nobody inside. I tried to walk around the back of the building to find staff and I repeatedly shouted to see if anyone was there but...

1Thank Tom0002
Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 30 December 2010

its a really wonderfull guesthouse, we spend here ony one night, it is to short. I would be better to stay 2 nights. The supermarkt and the restaurabnts are not far away - but you can also eat in the good restaurant from the owner - they are cooking nice meals - we had a good time - many thanks

1Thank gabo1115
Hoedspruit, South Africa
Reviewed 15 December 2010

This is the other one of the 2 good restaurants i know in Phalaborwa. The owners are very friendly Daniela is a very good chef and she will organize the dinner if you require for example vegetarian options. She also prepares original drinks an limoncello that are very very good. Fresh food and bread nice list of wines and the...

1Thank ifrankallen
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 October 2010

I'd recommend Kaia Tani for anyone looking to visit this part of South Africa. We arrived in South Africa as the last leg of our short African adventure and were, a bit, apprehensive of what we would experience. Any concerns were eliminated on arrival. The guest house is fantastic. It's small and personal. The rooms were to the highest standard...

Thank weecazza

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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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