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    The Landing Strip, Hogsback 5721, South Africa
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    Traveller (89)
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    Dining (7)
    • Excellent86%
    • Very good7%
    • Average5%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible2%
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    “horse ride” (11 reviews)
    “south africa” (8 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Family Rooms
    Pets Allowed
    Banquet Room
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The brains of this operation is Shane, a friendly, charismatic, personable owner with a love of the outdoors. This shows in the beautiful setting of the terra-Khama, from the de-composting toilet to the permaculture land. This is much more than an Eco-hostel. Expect dinners by...More

    Thank Fabulousfabs2212
    Response from Shane E, Owner at Terra-KhayaResponded 2 days ago

    Hi Fabio & Rachel Thanx for staying with us at Terra-Khaya and the great review :) It was a real pleasure meeting you guys and going for that wonderful horse ride. All the best on your travels further :) Remember to come back for a...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Superfriendly staff and plenty of accommodation options, for all budgets. We really enjoyed the living area where everyone was approachable and where we had dinner all together. The horse riding we did with Shane is something we would definitely recommend! He takes you through the...More

    Thank Ron V
    Response from Shane E, Owner at Terra-KhayaResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hiya Ron Thanx for the great review :) Was such a pleasure to spend the time with you and take you on a ride (the riding is truly my passion :)) We hope to see you again one day at Terra-Khaya Happy Days Shane

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Terra-Khaya seems to attract truly wonderful people, and holds space for open, easy going relationships with the diverse travelers that are drawn there. As back-packers go, it is pretty typical; easy going central communal 'lodge', kitchen, dining area & with a basic 'library', a great...More

    Thank kappelgren
    Response from Shane E, Owner at Terra-KhayaResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hiya Kelvin Shot a Lot for the review :) It was majic spending the week with you, I'm glad you got to stay on a bit longer. Thanks for the kick in the pants re the bulk recycling storage area, I have been wanting to...More

    Reviewed 1 August 2017

    We have stayed at Terra Khaya before and came back because it is one of out favorite places. We stayed there the night before and after hiking the Amatolla trail. The authentic atmosphere and warm hospitality made it a unique backpackers experience. Our stay here...More

    Thank Ameliavanzyl
    Response from Shane E, Owner at Terra-KhayaResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi Amelia (And your Beautiful Family) Thanx for the review (I must admit, i thought I had responded ages ago - it must have been our email comms) It was such a delight to spend the time with you all and take you to the...More

    Reviewed 8 July 2017

    Terra-Khaya is a beautiful permaculture farm with unique accommodation. The rooms are absolutely lovely and surprisingly warm even in the winter time. The outdoor showers have a lovely view and allow you to bathe warmly in the sun or under the stars. The communal areas...More

    Thank nicolerabie2
    Response from Shane E, Owner at Terra-KhayaResponded 24 July 2017

    Hey hey Nicole Thanx for the amazing review. It was really nice to spend the 10 days with you 2 :) And such a privilege that you got engaged on the sunset horse ride :))) All the very best and hope to see you soon...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
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    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Banquet Room
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Eastern Cape >
    • Hogsback
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    Traveller (89)
    Room & Suite (15)
    Dining (7)
    Hotel & Grounds (95)
    Family and Play Areas (8)
    Bathroom (5)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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    Chris T
    5 December 2016|
    Response from Shane E | Property representative |
    Hi Chris - yes we do - depending on dates Check our webpage for rooms - khayalethu
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    "Suggest stay in a little chalet rather than camping"
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    "Most dorms overlook the valley, the camping site is well laid out and reasonably sheltered."
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    "there is one special one near the parking lot"
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