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Ku De Ta B & B

11 Jacaranda Road, White River 1240 South Africa
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Welcome to KU DE TA, a B&B/Guesthouse in the heart of the South African sub tropical lowveld.We have 7 en suite rooms, all with own outside entrances, most with private, outside courtyards, some with additional outside showers and some with large farm style verandas ideally suited to the Lowveld climate. All bedrooms are individually decorated with solid, bold, Indonesian Teak furniture along minimalist lines to add to the feeling of peace, serenity and tranquility. The koi pond meanders all around the house, in and out of the courtyards, reflects a feeling of calm delight.The spacious lounge with its oversized daybeds is ideal for lazy, relaxing afternoons. We serve a full South African breakfast in the dining room, where all the windows and doors can be stacked away to open the entire space to the front garden. Dinner on request, please book a day before.The lush subtropical garden with it’s rolling lawn, majestic Royal palms, large dappled shade trees, orchids, epiphytic ferns, colourful shrubs and rare plant collectors plants is a cool escape.We're in the country town of White River, amongst all the splendours of the lowveld. Blyde River Canyon, Kruger Park, Historical Barberton and Pilgrims Rest. The Crocodile Gorge or en route to Maputo, or one of the many private Game lodges. Interesting craft shopping at Casterbridge, and dining at some of the finest restaurants.
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Free parking
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rozanna2017 wrote a review Mar 2017
Johannesburg, South Africa17 contributions
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We just came back from Ku De Ta where we spent another 4 days. I have stayed in 11 different B&Bs in White River and this one by far is the best one. The setting is beautiful, serene and all rooms face a magnificent garden. Our room with the four poster bed was stunning, spacious, with a full bathroom as well as an outside shower! The room also has a fridge, a kettle, fresh supply of tea and coffee every day as well as a jug of fresh milk in the fridge...and even a hairdryer, shampoo/conditioner and body lotion! Thank you Johan for your amazing hospitality, your friendliness and your personal attention at all times as well as attention to detail...you always go out of your way to please everyone. Thank you for your scrumptious breakfasts and delicious dinners...10 out of 10!! I would recommend this place to anyone and everyone. Hoping to return to this beautiful part of the country soon!
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Date of stay: March 2017
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Responded 28 Mar 2017
Thank you Rozanna Always a pleasure hosting you. All the best. Johan
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Michele A wrote a review Sept 2016
Umkomaas, South Africa6 contributions
I spent a night a Ku de Ta and loved it. Johan was fabulous, very accommodating. The room was spacious and had all ine needed. Woke up to lots of birds chirping. Centrally situated and secure parking. I would definitely recommend it to anyone looking for accommodation in White River.
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Date of stay: September 2016
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Janice L wrote a review Aug 2016
Johannesburg, South Africa91 contributions7 helpful votes
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What a little gem of a place! Beautifully maintained with lovely gardens and Koi ponds. Hennie was the most fabulous host and I felt so well looked after. Central living areas are spacious and well appointed. Each room equipped with amenities such as fridge and kettle - even milk in the fridge! Would highly recommend this B & B. Central location is also very convenient.
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Date of stay: August 2016Trip type: Travelled on business
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traveller201603 wrote a review Aug 2016
Johannesburg, South Africa10 contributions2 helpful votes
The setting is safe peaceful, beautiful and tranquil in a beautiful unique garden The rooms are very well equipped, private and unique. Very comfortable bed. The bathroom and outside shower are unique. Very clean. Safe parking Food was fantastic Service was friendly, efficient and caring. Value for money, Will return.
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Date of stay: July 2016
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Desiree T wrote a review May 2016
White River, South Africa15 contributions3 helpful votes
Ku De Ta is a lovely guest house tucked away in a beautiful garden. The rooms are spacious and private with koi ponds. The hosts are very accomodating. Would suggest it for business or holiday stop over.
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Date of stay: May 2016Trip type: Travelled with family
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Travelers wrote a review Apr 2016
Western Cape, South Africa334 contributions102 helpful votes
This was the second time we stayed here, and not disappointed yet again. Amazing room, amazing food and amazing hospitataliy. This is the perfect place for a stay over. Will definitely stay here again. What a pleasure.
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Date of stay: March 2016Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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hendrix2015 wrote a review Mar 2016
Greater Johannesburg, South Africa754 contributions114 helpful votes
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What a fantastic venue! The rooms are very spacious and comfortable, tastefully decorated and arranged so that privacy is guaranteed. The garden is without doubt the finest I ever seen and is huge, its like being in a forest. The koi pond if you call it a pond is many, many, yards long and winds its way all around and under the B and B. The owners are very professional, efficient and pleasant. Certainly one of the very best that I have stayed at!
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Date of stay: March 2016
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Responded 1 Apr 2016
Thank you very much for your kind words. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again in the future. Johan and Syam
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katlo46 wrote a review Feb 2015
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I loved our room, the gardens and water features and the Koi pond circling throughout the establishment. It was mid December just before the rush crowds so we had the place to ourselves. Tanya is an exceptional host, nothing was too much for her and she personally attended to making our breakfast. I am African so to me simple is best, with the Bali inspired décor and outside showers in a private courtyard I was completely happy. Most importantly the aircon was brilliant because the Lowveld in December is warm and muggy and coming from the Highveld we're not used to it, so the aircon saved us!! Listening to the frogs croaking into the night and the stillness even though it was a suburban area with the 'town' just streets away, I can't say anything bad about this B&B!! oh and the coffee in the morning made fresh in a Moka ... priceless!! I'll happily go back!
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Date of stay: December 2014
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: I don't think there are any bad rooms, but we had number 5 and it was a gem!
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Alisha de Lange wrote a review Aug 2014
Strand, South Africa122 contributions30 helpful votes
This guesthouse is very basic. No warm water! No hairdryer. Nothing extra. The breakfast however was nice as well as the garden. Centrally located but that is the only positive thing. I wont return or recommend it to anyone. No Dstv only basic channels.
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Date of stay: August 2014Trip type: Travelled on business
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Responded 2 Oct 2014
Dear Alisha de Lange Stayed with us on the 13th of Aug 2014, shared a twin room with a colleague. Booked in by the company Solidariteit Helpende Hand. (Solidarity Helping Hand.) We regret that you did not enjoy your stay with us. However, it was your decision not to immediately report your experience to us, as all of your concerns could have been successfully resolved, if only you gave us that opportunity. In order to be more environmentally friendly, the 2 rooms where you and your 2 colleagues stayed are fed by its own solar/electric geyser. Due to its location on the roof, it takes a while before the hot water reaches the rooms. If you notified us of the problem it could have been sorted out so easily. As a precaution I will from now on make sure that all the guests are aware of this. The hairdryer should be in the dressing table drawer, or cupboard, or if all else fails, the bedside table drawers. Regardless of that, it you notified us that you were unable to find it I would have made sure that a replacement hairdryer been brought to your room immediately. We have DSTV in the public lounge, or again, if you asked us we could have changed the channels for you as the signal is in all the rooms too. I am aware that there are lodges where every room has a individual DSTV decoder, but their rates are substantially more expensive than ours. Please ask Solidariteit Helpende Hand (Solidarity Helping Hand) to book you into one of these next time. We are proud of the service we have been providing to our customers as a Bed and Breakfast, not guest house. So as a owner I will endeavor to always make sure that all my guests enjoy their stay with us.
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ShellyCraib wrote a review Apr 2014
Gaborone, Botswana3 contributions1 helpful vote
Exceptional service, cleanliness, hospitality. Very comfortable. Not really worth listing services and facilities because the owners of this Establishment will make anything available. We arrived late, requested meals at silly times, were in a big group and were not the easiest guests......and not once were we denied anything. Fabulous.
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Date of stay: February 2014
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Responded 2 Oct 2014
Thank you very much for your kind words. Your review is proof that I will go to great lengths to ensure my guests have a enjoyable stay.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Ku De Ta B & B
Which popular attractions are close to Ku De Ta B & B?
Nearby attractions include Casterbridge Cinema (0.6 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Ku De Ta B & B?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a fitness centre, free parking, and airport transportation.
Is parking available at Ku De Ta B & B?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Ku De Ta B & B?
Conveniently located restaurants include Big Bear Spur Steak Ranch, Phat Boys Beer House, and Sip Coffee Cafe and Deli.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Ku De Ta B & B?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness centre during their stay.
Does Ku De Ta B & B have airport transportation?
Yes, Ku De Ta B & B offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.