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Communal kitchen/bathroom units

Unread postby shfish » Tue Jun 16, 2015 6:44 pm

Hi Guys, forgive my ignorance.... I'm a Capey and only been to KNP once. Regarding this kind of accommodation, can one at least braai near your unit or is it usually a braai boma for everybody near the communal kitchen. I'm just trying to figure out whether it's worth trying to save the extra R500 odd for a full unit. Thanks for your advice.

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Re: Communal kitchen/bathroom units

Unread postby minettest » Tue Jun 16, 2015 6:48 pm

Hi also a capey :wink: every accommodation has its own braai
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28/06/16 - letaba
29/06/16 - letaba
30/06/16 - tamboti
1/07/16 - pretorius kop
2/07/16 - pretorius kop
3/07/16 - pretorius kop
4/07/16 -berg en dal
5/07/16 - berg en dal

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Re: Communal kitchen/bathroom units

Unread postby shfish » Tue Jun 16, 2015 7:47 pm

Thanks Minettest. So I would be able to get whatever utensils I need from the communal kitchen and braai at my unit?? Obviously just take everything back afterwards, wash up and replace everything in their cupboards/drawers?

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Re: Communal kitchen/bathroom units

Unread postby Delene D » Tue Jun 16, 2015 8:27 pm

Hi Capey Minettest.
As far as I know the communal kitchens have 2 plate electric stoves (no ovens) wash up sinks and boiling water in urns. There are no cupboards with crockery, cutlery or braai utensils. You must take your own braai utensils. It's worth checking if the units have crockery, cutlery and braai utensils. Don't forget the matches to start your braai fire. And the wood or bricketts. :thumbs_up:
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Re: Communal kitchen/bathroom units

Unread postby minettest » Tue Jun 16, 2015 8:28 pm

No communal kitchen don't have utensils. Where are you staying? Some unites have utensils and some don't
:dance:
28/06/16 - letaba
29/06/16 - letaba
30/06/16 - tamboti
1/07/16 - pretorius kop
2/07/16 - pretorius kop
3/07/16 - pretorius kop
4/07/16 -berg en dal
5/07/16 - berg en dal

CAN ABSOLUTELY NOT WAIT!!! :lol:

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Re: Communal kitchen/bathroom units

Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Wed Jun 17, 2015 5:50 am

I usually take a little picnic basket with all my utensils and braai equipment. I then braai at my unit and use the kitchen mainly for washing up and boiling water.

Take your own wash up liquid and washing goodies. I also advise you to take a plug. They sometimes disappear. It can be very frustrating to have dirty dishes and no plug available. :doh:
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Re: Communal kitchen/bathroom units

Unread postby ecojunkie » Wed Jun 17, 2015 6:24 am

One of those picnic bags you can buy are a good idea (eg Bushbaby at Checkers). You then only need to add mugs, thermos, and your braai tongs. And you have something useful for the car and picnic stops....
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Re: Communal kitchen/bathroom units

Unread postby Elsa » Wed Jun 17, 2015 9:31 am

You have received good info and advice so far.
Your reservation should tell you exactly what you have available in the unit you have booked and usually if you have to use the communal kitchen there will not be any utensils/pots and pans etc supplied so you need to provide your own.

Have a read through Communal Kitchens/Utensils
and also Braai facilities/Utensils/ETC in Accommodation

The only camp that does not have a braai stand outside the unit is the ones at Punda Maria camp and for that there is a communal braai area for everyone just across the driveway.
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Re: Communal kitchen/bathroom units

Unread postby shfish » Wed Jun 17, 2015 2:16 pm

Thanks everybody, particularly Elsa for directing me to those two threads...I've got a clear picture now. So one could still have a comfortable stay in the "budget" under roof accommodation.

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Re: Communal kitchen/bathroom units

Unread postby Elsa » Wed Jun 17, 2015 2:55 pm

Yes, perfectly comfortable and many people do this year in and out.
provided you equip yourself with those basic essentials you will be fine! :thumbs_up:
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