What is(are) your name(s)?
For how long have you been running a B&B?
Please share something about the history of your present bed and breakfast.
The building used to be used as a back packers. When it was purchased by us the property was rundown and in an unfit condition for habitation. We have now been restoring the property for over a year. Finally we feel we are in a position to market the property and maintain a high standard which will make our Guests feel comfortable and at home. A small reasonably priced Bed & Breakfast establishment with all amenities to make your stay as comfortable as possible, in a beautiful area of South-Africa, close to all the sights and the Kruger National Park. Our friendly staff are always on hand to assist and advise. We look forward to meeting you soon.
What are the unique characteristics of your B&B?
As we are in a rural setting we have ensured very good security is in place. We use solar energy for heating of water and also heat the paddle pool using solar energy and we also have generators in place to ensure constant electricity. We use rainwater in tanks for irrigation of lawns and flower beds. Our aim is to be as self-sufficient as possible using Green energy sources.
Based on your guests' opinions, what feature of your B&B has made their stay special?
The roominess and size of our rooms and beds and the tranquility of the area. The fact that they have all the amenities that we offer to their disposal.
Please describe in short your bed and breakfast and its general services and amenities.
How many rooms are offered at your B&B and what is its maximum capacity?
Four Rooms. Capacity Two Adults and two children under 12.
What kinds of rooms do you offer?
Four comfortable rooms with either a double or 2 three quarter beds in each room, kitchenette with all kitchen utensils i.e. cups, glasses cutlery, stove, kettle etc., room safe, towels and shower or bath room. Rooms are renovated with an African and earthy theme and colours. No single room is exactly the same: Lion Room, Leopard room, Buffalo Room, Elephant Room. The style of the building brings back visions of yesteryear. The time of gold mining and prospecting, ox wagons and adventurers. Room 1: Above average room with double Bed, cupboards, fridge, Stove and all utensils with en-suite shower. Towels provides and daily service included. Room 2: Above average room with two three quarter beds, cupboards, fridge, Stove and all utensils with en-suite shower. Towels provides and daily service included. Room 3: Above average room with two three quarter beds, cupboards, fridge, Stove and all utensils with en-suite shower. Towels provides and daily service included. Room 4: Above average double room with double Bed, cupboards, fridge, Stove and all utensils with a large en-suite corner bath. Towels provides and daily service included.
Please describe the in-room facilities for each type of room in your B&B.
Thee rooms each have showers with basins and toilets. One room has a big Bathroom with a big cornerbath with basin, toilet and dressing table. Heater in each room. TV set with DVD player. Guest may use out private video library for free. Ironing Facilities available. All rooms have all kettles.
Which room is your personal favorite?
Buffalo Room. It is big and roomy with a very big bathroom.
What do the room rates include?
Rates include lodging and parking.
Do you offer any special packages?
What may guests expect from a typical breakfast at your property?
Standard Breakfast : 2 Eggs, 2 Rashers of Bacon, Slice of Grilled Tomato and 2 Slices of Toast. Farmhouse Breakfast: 2 Eggs, 2 Rashers of Bacon, Slice of Grilled Tomato, Fried Mushrooms and 2 Slices of Toast. Grande Breakfast: 2 Eggs, 2 Rashers of Bacon, Slice of Grilled Tomato, Fried Mushrooms, Boerewors and 2 Slices of Toast. Mince and Cheese Omelette: Omelette filled with Mince and Cheese, Served with 2 Slices of Toast
Ham, Cheese and Mushroom Omelette: Omelette filled with Ham, Cheese and Mushrooms, Served with 2 Slices of Toast. Assorted Cereals: All Bran Flakes or Corn Flakes, Served with Hot or Cold Milk. Muesli: Muesli, Served with Plain Yoghurt. We offer light meals at very reasonable prices.
When and where is breakfast served?
From 7h00 everyday. Served either in breakfast area of Hav-a-Java or in the guest's room.
Are dietary needs accommodated?
Light meals are offered. Dietary requirements will be catered for as much as possible if advance notice is given.
Do you serve other meals?
Hav-a-Java is a fully licensed Coffee Shop and Eatery. We serve light meals everyday up to 18h00. We are licensed to sell wine, malt and spirits.Prices are very reasonable. We have an extensive menu with all the favourites.
Are there cooking facilities, which guests may use?
Each room has a fully fitted kitchenette with a stove and all utensils.
Is your bed and breakfast suitable for children?
Yes, Paddle Pool available with internet cafe. Internet cafe offers internet games and PS3 gaming.
Do you accept pets?
Pets are unfortunately not accommodated.
What is your smoking policy?
All rooms are non-smoking. Although smoking areas are available.
Is there a parking facility on premises or nearby?
Fully secured free parking available. Gates electronically operated. Each room has one electronic key.
Is your B&B suitable for disabled guests?
One Room is suitable for disabled Guests. Access to rooms and Eatery is relatively easy.
What safety precautions are provided at your B&B?
Smoke alams, Fire suppression equipment, High walls surround complex, Electric Febcing
What is your check-in/check-out policy?
Check in from 14h00; Check out by 12h00.
Are there a minimum number of nights for staying at your B&B?
How can guests check availability and make a reservation?
Tel +27 13 767-1355; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Please phone or e-mail. Booking form will be forwarded for completion by Guest on return of the booking form the room will be confirmed.
What is you cancellation policy?
When a reservation is confirmed no funds will be paid in advance. However, we reserve the right that if the Guest does not cancel the reservation 48 hours prior to arrival to debit the Guests credit card with the first nights stay.
What types of payment do you accept?
Visa, Mastercard, Electronic Fund Transfer (Advance Paymentt), Cash.
Please tell us what things guests might enjoy visiting, seeing, doing, etc. in your area.
Waterfalls, Forests, Beautiful Scenery, Walking Trails and Biking Trails, Close to the Kruger National Park (Malaria Safe Area), Historical Towns and old mining towns.
Where is your B&B located and how it may be reached?
Daan's Place B&B is located in the small town of Graskop. Easily accessible from both Hazyview in the east and Sabie in the south-east. The B 7 B address is cnr Monument Street and Bloedrivier Street.
What would you say to people who have never stayed in a bed and breakfast?
Our aim is to create for our Guests a home away from home. We would want you to enjoy your stay, to give you the freedom to decide whether you want to cook tonight or just order in. We provide you with choices to do what it is what you, our Guest wants.