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“Best coffee in Mpumalanga!”
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Daan's Place
Certificate of Excellence
London, United Kingdom
1 review
“Best coffee in Mpumalanga!”
Reviewed January 9, 2013

After having stayed in a couple of average places in South Africa, my wife and I were overwhelmed by the kindness and generosity of the staff at Daan's. They couldn't do enough for us during our stay, and the quality of the accomodation was equally impressive. Daan's has an internet cafe on-site, and it is really more like someone's front room. The whole atmosphere of Daan's is one of comfort and friendliness. And the coffee ... OMG! it's wonderful. The best you'll find anywhere close, I guarantee it!
I would really recommend anyone to stay a while at Daan's, you couldn't go wrong. And it is ideally placed for heading out on trips around the local sights.
Five stars *****

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
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daanspl, Owner at Daan's Place, responded to this review, January 11, 2013
Thank you Michael, really appreciate such a good review, if only you knew how much this motivates us to maintain this level of service

Take care and keep well
Ian
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Graz, Österreich
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Reviewed December 2, 2012

Daan´s Place is a totally great place to stay at. We really enjoyed staying there. The owner of the place is such a nice guy and takes time to show the visitors what they can do in this area. The area is perfect to stay for nice daytrips, also to Kruger np! The rooms are nice, the bed is 1a++++, heating blanket as well, heating in the room. They got ps3 and wifi, as well a rooms with computers, breakfast is really nice. Yeah, and as well... The price for the night is totally fair!! No better place you can go in this area!!!

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled with friends
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Brussels, Belgium
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Reviewed November 29, 2012

We stayed at Daans place for our first two nights in South Africa. And the least I can say is we really found a place like home! Daan is a great host, always providing good advices and very efficient. The room was cosy, big and very clean. The breakfast is highly recommended, awesome and cheap! Wi-Fi was a bit tricky, but it didn't matter... Plus you can use computers in the common room. Outstanding value for money, will definetly stay there again if I want to go back to lovely Graskop!

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
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daanspl, Owner at Daan's Place, responded to this review, November 30, 2012
Hi Quentin, thank you for your review, it was a pleasure having you stay with us and hope we see you again soon.

P.S Wifi sorted and on demand media system installed

Take care and I hope you have a lot of fond memories of your South African holiday

Ian
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Münster, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
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Reviewed November 22, 2012

Located centrally in the small city of Graskop (in contrast to many other accomodations along the Panorama route).
Although not very luxurious, nothing really to complain about: WLAN, streamable movies, huge bed, self-catering area (=kitchen), sympathetic owner, clean rooms.

Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed November 21, 2012

This is a clean and comfortable place to stay while you explore the Panorama region. The hosts are very friendly and helpful, and take lots of time to give help and advice. The breakfast is excellent, and the rooms quite exceptional for the price.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed November 9, 2012

Daan is an extremely nice host who will gladly help you with planning your route and advising you about the nearby attractions. The rooms are very neat and cosy. The most comfortable and spacious bed I had in a long time while traveling and most needed after the long drive from Joburg. There is an internet cafe and safe parking within the premises. AND really good coffee to help you getting up and going :)
We really enjoyed staying at Daan's Place and I can only recommend it to anyone who is looking for a good starting point before setting out to see the scenic wonders of Mpumalanga such as God's Window, the spectacular Bourke's Luck Potholes as well as Lisbon Falls, Berlin Falls.
Thanks for helping us to perfect start to our trip!

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
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daanspl, Owner at Daan's Place, responded to this review, November 11, 2012
Thank you very much for the glowing review, it is so rewarding knowing that we contributed to you have a great visit to our area.

I hope we see you again soon and the coffee will be on the house

Take care
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Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed October 27, 2012

Cosy and convenient place to stay if you want to visit this historical region or even if you’re on the way to Joburg. The owner is very friendly and in the bar you could have the best expresso in Southafrica.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
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Property: Daan's Place
Address: 27 Monument Street | and Bloedrivier Street, Graskop 1270, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Graskop
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 13 Specialty Lodging in Graskop
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Daan's place is located in the village of Graskop,South Africa, Central to all the attractions in Mpumalanga ( formerly known as the Eastern Transvaal ) and is an ideal base for your travels along the Panorama route as well as the Kruger National Park.Daan's Place Catered and Self Catering Accommodation. Comfortable Rooms with either Double or 2 three quarter beds, kitchenette with utensils, fridge, Room Safe and Shower or bathroom.Hav-a-Java Fully Licenced Coffee shop, Eatery and Internet Cafe, PS3 Gaming and entertainment centre with Skype Interconnectivity. Splash pool and pool service for food and beverage. Wi-Fi available and Business Service.Rags - Automated Laundrette for washing and drying of clothes. Washing Service offered. ... more   less 
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