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    Grootbos Private Nature Reserve

    | R43 Between Stanford and Gansbaai, Grootbos Private Nature Reserve 7220, South Africa
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    09/07/2017 10/07/2017
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          • Excellent88%
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          Reviewed 1 week ago

          My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights in June. How lucky were we to have stayed here. Upon arrival the staff were so attentive, kind and friendly. We had room 29, totally private, fully equiped with everything one would desire and was prIstine....More

          Thank 2411sarah
          Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 1 week ago

          Dear 2411sarah Thank you for your lovely review. I'm delighted to hear that you so enjoyed your time exploring the area with Gareth. I am still amazed sometimes at how much there is to learn here- you just need someone to show you... We look...More

          Reviewed 1 week ago

          No matter what I write here in my review, there are actually no words to describe how amazing my stay was at Grootbos Private Nature Reserve. On the day of our arrival, myself and my group had been on the road for over 10 hours...More

          Thank hayleyshunter
          Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 1 week ago

          Wow Hayleyshunter! We are absolutely humbled by your incredibly sincere review! It was, of course, our absolute pleasure accommodating you for an extra night following the most unfortunate circumstances with the fires in Knysna. You'll just have to come back to tap into Ross' knowledge...More

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          We stayed here for a couple days as part of a tour package. The villas were very private and beautifully furnished with spectacular views from the balcony. There was an enormous living room with fireplace and two full bathrooms. My only complaint would be that...More

          Thank RosieZIndy
          Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 1 week ago

          Dear RosieZIndy Thank you for you lovely review. Nash will be delighted with your comments. Exploring the area outside of the reserve is a great way of getting an idea of what the Western Cape is all about. You'll also be glad to know that...More

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          My husband took me to the Grootbos Private Nature Reserve for a romantic evening. The food was delicious and the views wonderful, loved everything about the venue. I would highly recommend for weekends away or special occasions.

          Thank Lela198
          Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 1 week ago

          Dear Lela198 Make sure you keep your husband! He's got great ideas! I'm delighted to see that you loved your stay with us. Come again for your next special occasion... Regards Sean

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          From the moment we arrived and our boys joined in a soccer match w the groundskeepers, we knew it would be special. We appreciated the environmentally sensitive architecture and design, but be assure it is truly luxurious. Loved the staff, guides, excuisite meals, quad bikes,...More

          Thank Orangegrovetraveller
          Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 1 week ago

          Dear Orangegrovetraveller I'm so glad to hear that you and your family enjoyed your stay so much. It looks like you took part in some really fun activities- especially for the kids! Thank you too for your recommendation. Regards Sean

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          • Breakfast included
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          • Breakfast included
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          • Airport Transportation
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
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          • Price range
          • US$693 - US$1,473 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Suites ,
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          • Number of rooms
          • 27
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          Susan M
          Hi, We are visiting here in early April 2017. My question is about the water. Is bottled water provided? Is tap water safe to drink? We visited International medical facility in GA, USA and we were advised only drink bottled. Any information you can provide would be wonderful. This will be our first trip to this part of the world and we are VERY excited to visit this lovely place as described by all of the reviews. Thank you and look forward to input.
          22 February 2017|
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          Response from Chmalek | Reviewed this property |
          Yes they provide you with bottled water. Did not drink the tab water either. It's a wonderful place ! Charly
          Given that everything is inclusive for our two night stay including meals and activities, what is the tipping etiquette? Is there a general tip box we can leave money in at the end of our stay to be distributed among staff members? Or do we need to worry about individually tipping our tour guides, at the restaurants ect...?
          8 January 2017|
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          Response from Frances P | Reviewed this property |
          A minefield! We were on a guided tour, and were told that staff tips were taken care of. I'm not sure this was true, but it turned out it didn't include anything for the driver/guides, who were brilliant and very... More
          Room Tips
          "If you're staying in Villa 1 and you haven't seen or decided on the rooms, pick the room I had..."
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          "All the villas are beautiful. Some are closer to the lodge than others if walking us an issue."
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