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    Kaia Tani Guesthouse

    29 Boekenhout Street, Phalaborwa 1390, South Africa
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Traveller (100)
    Dining (9)
    Pool & Beach (7)
    • Excellent84%
    • Very good12%
    • Average2%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    “kruger gate” (2 reviews)
    “b b” (2 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Available
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Airport Transportation
    Family Rooms
    Laundry Service
    Shuttle Bus Service
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    11 - 15 of 25 reviews

    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...More

    Thank Ellen T
    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...More

    5  Thank Marikka L
    Response from africanoKruger, Proprietario at Kaia Tani GuesthouseResponded 23 May 2013

    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...More

    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...More

    Thank Mario C
    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.More

    3  Thank Bernard H
    Response from africanoKruger, Owner at Kaia Tani GuesthouseResponded 23 September 2012

    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...More

    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...More

    Thank AfricaAdventureSA
    Response from africanoKruger, Owner at Kaia Tani GuesthouseResponded 13 September 2012

    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...More

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    • US$90 - US$111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 6
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    • South Africa >
    • Limpopo Province >
    • Phalaborwa
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