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The La Barune Guest House is located a 10-minute walk from the Tzaneen Dam, offering elegantly decorated rooms. It features a swimming pool and Koi pond. It has free Wi-Fi and free parking. All air-conditioned rooms at La Barune offer views over the garden and the pool. They include a flat-screen satellite TV, desk and safe. Each room has complimentary bottled spring water. The bathroom has a bath or shower and free toiletries. The complimentary breakfast is served daily on the patio. The property is located 0.6 mi from the Tzaneen Lifestyle Mall and the Oasis Shopping Center. The town of Tzaneen is less than 1.9 mi away and the Polokwane Airport is 65 mi away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.1)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Full English/Irish, Breakfast to go

Free Private Parking Available On Site

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Room Type
Number of guests
1 queen bed
2 twin beds
1 king bed
1 king bed
1 king bed
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Property practices

This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Tzaneen
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Vinesh
    South Africa South Africa
    Location was great, with easy access to restaurants and shops
  • Mmote
    South Africa South Africa
    The breakfast was exceptionally well prepared, and it was enjoyed.
  • Louise
    South Africa South Africa
    Wonderful owner and staff. The breakfast was excellent. We felt welcome from the moment we arrived, and I loved the feeling of spaciousness, harmony, luxury and cleanliness. I will strongly recommend La Barune to any traveller.

Managed by Hanli Barnard

Company review score: 9.6Based on 81 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Company info

With over a decade of experience, our company has established itself as a leader in the hospitality industry. Our team comprises of warm and courteous professionals who are always eager to cater to the unique needs of each of our clients. We are committed to providing an experience that goes beyond the ordinary and leaves a lasting impression on our guests. At the heart of our business lies our unwavering focus on high service standards and the quality of the accommodation we offer. We take pride in delivering exceptional service and creating an ambiance that makes our guests feel right at home.

Property info

Our guesthouse is a hidden gem, boasting a 4-star rating and a unique boutique aesthetic that blends modern and old-school elements. During your stay you'll be greeted by the serene sounds of our calming khoi pond water feature, which sets the tone for a peaceful and relaxing stay. Our immaculate garden and pool area provides the perfect backdrop for unwinding and soaking up some sun. But what truly sets us apart is our artisanal fruit plates, which are the star of our gourmet breakfasts. Each plate is carefully crafted to showcase the freshest and most flavorful fruits of the season, making for a mouthwatering and healthy start to your day.

Neighborhood info

Our home is nestled on the edge of a majestic mountain range. The area boasts an array of delightful local attractions, including the renowned Zwakala Brewery and the Wegraakbosch Dairy Farm, which specializes in producing delectable artisanal cheeses. For those seeking adventure, there's a nearby predator park offering the opportunity to interact with these magnificent creatures. The surrounding natural landscape provides a plethora of activities to choose from, including scenic hikes, leisurely waterfall walks, and exhilarating experiences like kloofing and ziplining at Magoebaskloof Adventures. Bird watchers and other nature enthusiasts can explore the area by foot, 4x4, or horseback, discovering the hidden gems of this wondrous and awe-inspiring region.

Languages Spoken


Area info

Amenities of La Barune Guest House
Great facilities! Review score, 9.1

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Fishing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
Food & Drink
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Parking garage
  • Accessible parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Private check-in/out
  • Packed lunches
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Safe
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Open all year
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Languages Spoken
  • Afrikaans
  • English

House rules

La Barune Guest House takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM


From 6:30 AM to 10:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 13 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Mastercard Visa Cash is not accepted La Barune Guest House accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 11:00 PM and 5:00 AM.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Please inform La Barune Guest House in advance of your expected arrival time. Arrivals outside of check-in times need to be arranged with the property prior to arrival. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

Please inform La Barune Guest House of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Payment before arrival by bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

Quiet hours are between 23:00:00 and 05:00:00.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

FAQs about La Barune Guest House

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Check-in at La Barune Guest House is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • La Barune Guest House offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Fishing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Swimming pool

  • La Barune Guest House is 1.1 miles from the center of Tzaneen. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Guests staying at La Barune Guest House can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.3).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • À la carte
    • Breakfast to go

  • The prices at La Barune Guest House may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Room options at La Barune Guest House include:

    • Double
    • Family