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Accommodation in Kathu



R 1090 per unit (single) breakfast included.


R 1190 per unit (double and twin) including breakfast.


R500 (Day Rooms Available 10am-3pm).

Our Services

Services are liable to change depending on demand


24 Hours Check In

24 Hour Reception with friendly accommodating staff.

Free Wifi

Free WiFi available.

Breakfast Included

Breakfast included in all accommodation.

Secure Parking

Free secure parking.

About Kathu

Kathu is a town in South Africa, and the iron ore capital of the Northern Cape province. Its name means “town under the trees”, after the Camel Thorn forest it is situated in. The phrase “the town under the trees” was coined by an engineer working in the town in the early 1990 as part of a tourist marketing drive, together with the accompanying graphic. It was intended to be a marketing slogan. The meaning of the word “Kathu” has anecdotically been attributed to a porridge brewed by the local population from the powder found in the pods of the Camel Thorn trees. Kathu was founded in the late 60’s early 70’s. Kathu is perfectly situated in between Upington and Vryburg with about a 2 hour drive to each. Kimberley is a 3 hour drive away.


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Excellent an well located. Service excellent. Rooms clean, some upstairs guest tend to be noisy and do not consider other guests. Facility are clean and are good value for money. The managing staff and personal were very friendly.
This was a booking done by our Regional Head Office of URCSA. It was the accommodation was excellent and the staff very professional. The breakfast was also very nice. I really felt at home and rest well.
The service was excellent and will most definitely visits the Kathu Inn. Rooms were very need and in good conditions. The parking is very secured and all room facilities were of a very high standard. Thank you very much.