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Durban, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2015

Budget accommodation indeed! We used it as an overnight stay en route to Kruger Park, 2 bedroom unit was clean but defintely needs a face lift. Swimming pool dirty, litter from a previous barbecue/braai around the fireplace, dead cockroach in bedlinen. Not recommended as a self catering venue or staying more than one night! Trust that the owners read the... More 

Thank Piet F
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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36 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2015

Daan and Zena's does not pretend to be any more than it is: Budget accommodation with some added extras. It is colourful, clean and accommodating. The service was excellent and our night spent there on the way to Kruger was comfortable and great value. We asked for two rooms and were given a large unit with kitchen and lounge. On... More 

Thank Chantal S
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 567 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2014

I’ve stayed there on numerous occasions, and each time it gets a little bit more in need of a good cleaning. It needs a good coat of paint inside. The moldy bathroom ceiling is a turnoff. Still, though, it represents good value for money for being safe and overall reliable.

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Concord, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2013

Daan & Zena's is simply lovely... quaint little place, kind people, quiet neighborhood. We loved it. Sadly we only stayed 1 night. We had reserved a room for 4 people, but much to our surprise we got a very comfortable little cottage with 2 separate, private bedrooms, each with its own bathroom; and a shared kitchen area in the middle.... More 

Thank mojitoycafe
Quebec, Quebec, Canada
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3 reviews
Reviewed 15 October 2013

Excellent value for the price. Room was clean and cozy, there is also a small swimming pool to relax. We had supper and breakfast there. Food was good and portions were generous since it's a kind of buffet. On the morning, Daan the owner came up to us and asked if everything was OK. I told him that our rental... More 

Thank Maxime B
Ballito, South Africa
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3 reviews
Reviewed 10 October 2012

Daan and Zeena's is very close to the Kruger parks Phalaborwa gate. It has a backpackers feel about it, with all the colours on the walls. We got the self caterning cottage for 6 of us. 3 bedrooms. It was quiet and the rooms have aircons, which was very welcome in the heat! We could park our car and camping... More 

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Reviewed 10 June 2012

After visiting Blyde River Canyon and driving the Panaroma route we wanted to stay somewhere near Kruger's Phalaborwa gate so we could drive into the park early in the morning. Daan en Zena's was very well signposted so we found it without any difficulties. We had a huge room, with a kitchen. Everything was clean, but even though the sign... More 

1 Thank vosdiana
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Reviewed 9 December 2011

We stayed at AtiFarti Backpackers, run by the same ownters as Daan & Zeena's. If we consider price and accommodation, it is by far the best backpackers we have found in South Africa. Very cheap, we had a huge room at our disposal, with shower and toilet and also kitchen and cooking facilities. The owners are very kind and eager... More 

2 Thank penelope72
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Reviewed 15 August 2011

Dear Daan & Zena's (Safarinow) Thank you for the hospitality that we received during our stay at your place. We arrived late the Friday evening but the guy that gave us our key was so helpfull even at that time of the night. We were very impressed with the beautiful selfcatering room and will definitely recommend your bed and breakfast... More 

2 Thank Carin C

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We offer basic, affordable, clean and comfortable accommodation for all Contractors, Labour Workers and Backpackers. We situated in Phalaborwa. Only 2km from Kruger National Park, Hans Merensky Golf Club, Phalaborwa Copper Mine, Foskor Mine, Bosveld, and CBD Your Host Edward Mokgalaka or Caroline Mafuma are the Duty Managers and will be attending to all your needs during your stay at Daan & Zena’s Contractors and Backpackers Affordable Accommodation ... more   less 

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Address: 15 Birkenhead, Phalaborwa 1390, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Phalaborwa
Number of rooms: 7
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