January 14, 2020

“The rooms were clean and roomy.

The place is very quiet. An artist’s dream

I have travelled to different cities and countries in Africa and Europe and I can say that this was the best place I have ever stayed at. It is exceptional. The rooms are huge and the services is very personal with excellent attention to detail. But not only that. Tatenda Lodge is located in a quiet surbub next to the Kruger national park. Once you turn from the road, you find a different tranquil environment with wooded trees that provide tropical forest, quiet and soporific ambiance. It’s the best place to detox, relax and find intimacy with nature.”


November 25, 2019

“Great value in a tourist area. We had independently booked a game drive and the company picked us up from the property. The guesthouse has beautiful gardens and pool area, we saw a bushbaby in the trees at night. Our apartment was spacious with a well equipped kitchen. We used the braai both nights as the fuel was on hand to purchase and we didn’t have to drag it back from the supermarket. A beautiful breakfast was provided, more than adequate and with table service. Management was relaxed, friendly and took their time to value our stay. Thoroughly recommend.”

Beverley - Australia
July 13, 2019

I love staying at Tatenda. They make you feel part of the family. Been so close to Kruger makes it perfect for my wildlife photograph and the guests that I bring every year. Already booked for next year.

Phil Gould - Wildlife Photographer UK
April 15, 2019

The staff was very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was delicious, and the view from the breakfast table is beautiful. The room clean and tidy. Great value for money. There is a swimming pool and some braaiers on the premises which makes it convenient.

January 31, 2019

We enjoyed ourselves indeed wouldn’t mind to book Tatenda again when we at Mpumalanga

January 15, 2019

The staff and owner were very friendly and helpful. The property is going to be even better cared for under the new owner Brain , they are doing their best to bring the property up to standard and I believe they will make it the best. Renovation was already underway as we were there.

January 6, 2019

Waarde vir die eenheid waarin ons gebly het. Die “snack pack” was ‘n groot verrassing gewees. Ek het vir Brain daarna geskakel om dankie te sê vir die aangename verblyf.

Bobby C
January 4, 2019

The owners were fantastic. Just so warm and welcoming. There was nothing they wouldn’t do for me and my Sons. The accommodation was the best I’ve stayed in recently and incredibly good value for money. Will definitely go back there.

Tim Billson
December 12, 2018

Die gasheer en gasvrou is warm spontane vriendelike mense wat mens welkom en tuis laat voel. Baie gerieflik en baie goed geleë. ‘n Paradys-midde in die dorp.

Jackie O
December 1, 2018

We surprised this guest house twice within 3 days and both times they were incredibly helpful and pleasant. The rooms (we stayed once in the main building and once in the newly built wood lodge) were of excellent quality. The hosts and their staff were all extremely friendly and nothing seemed to much trouble. The breakfasts were great… best omelette ever! I highly recommend this to others and if in the area again would return without hesitation.

Gina G
November 20, 2018

I was searching for a place to rest at 19h00, knocked on the door, was received with a friendly face, and helped immediately. referred to a great restaurant and slept like a baby, truthfully a recommendation for all.

October 21, 2018

It was my first experience in a bed n breakfast and I must say I thoroughly enjoyed it. I liked the friendly atmosphere, the staff is ever so friendly and sweet. The owners were absolutely superb and at hand to assist with anything you might need.

August 14, 2018

De nieuwe eigenaren zijn goed bezig om de locatie op te knappen. Op de dag van safari werd er netjes een ontbijtpakket klaar gezet, regulier ontbijt was ook top. Eigenaren zijn erg gezellig en behulpzaam.

June 20, 2018

Watch this place take-off! Found Tatenda on TA and discovered it has brand new owners… Brian and Gerda. They welcomed us into a lovely large sunlight lounge/dining room with indoor pond!

We spent most of the time relaxing and dining on the outside deck which is about to get new lighting designed by Gerda. B&G have many ideas and plans to improve Tatenda, and with their enthusiasm i have no doubts they will succeed.

This guest house is on the Kruger side of Hazyview and only a 9 minute drive from Phabeni gate. Hence, it is ideal for travellers leaving KNP late, or those wanting to enter early the next morning. The pool and garden are already good value and will be even better when the new additions are completed. We’ll def be back!

Mike and Hennette
May 6, 2018

El lugar realmente es muy lindo. Queda en una zona tranquila, cerca del centro de La Ciudadela y cerca de una de las puertas de entrada al parque Kruger. La atención excelente! Y el desayuno, muuuuy bueno! Superó nuestras expectativas. Volvería!