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Daan & Zena's

15 Birkenhead, Phalaborwa 1390, South Africa
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Ranked #8 of 22 Phalaborwa B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015
Piet F Durban, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Durban, South Africa
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39 reviews 39 reviews
9 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 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 

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 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 

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55 hotel reviews
247 helpful votes 247 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 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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Athens, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 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 

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Quebec, Quebec, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 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 

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Ballito, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 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 

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34 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 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 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 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 

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