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Grootbos Private Nature Reserve

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Reviewed February 14, 2018 via mobile

We were fortunate to be able to spend 2 nights at Grootbos Private Nature Reserve and Lodge. What a wonderful and special experience. We must congratulate the owners and the Grootbos Team on an amazing vision and a job extremely well done. The service, the...More

Thank jvm64
Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded February 23, 2018

Dear jvm64 I'm delighted to hear that you had such a great time with us! Living in this country, one sometime forgets that there is such diversity all around us and having a guide point our the marvels of nature really does make one appreciate...More

Reviewed February 13, 2018

Grootbos Private Nature Reserve is one of those places you probably can't even fathom dreaming up. Then, you visit and are absolutely awestruck. The vast expanses of bush that meet up with the sea completely restore and relax the soul. Whatsmore, the staff continually aims...More

Thank Melissa P
Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded February 15, 2018

Dear Melissa P WOW! I loved reading your comments. You make me want to stay at this place! You are 100% correct; Grootbos truly does touch your soul and hey, as for those horses, well- I'm thrilled that you got to spend as much time...More

Reviewed February 9, 2018

A hide away and so beautiful decorated. Wanted to buy a lot of the decoration. Fantastic villas and nature. The food and wine was excellent. The staff should have an extra star. Stayed here 2 nights should have had 1 one more.

Thank Anncha61
Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded February 15, 2018

Dear Anncha61 You are too sweet! We loved having you here. I do hope you managed to take a keepsake from our gist shop as a reminder of the beautiful surroundings here too. Until we meet again... Sean

Reviewed February 9, 2018 via mobile

One of the most beautiful places on earth ❤️ a place of freedom, culinary moments and a unique nature. Grootbos is more than only a place to stay and sleep. the rooms are equipped with a lot of love and at the highest level. the...More

Thank Stephan V
Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded February 15, 2018

Dear Stephan V How wonderful it was to read your review. It really inspires us to just keep doing what we do! We are delighted to see that you will be returning one day and look forward to welcoming you back. Regards Sean

Reviewed February 6, 2018 via mobile

Amazing ! Try to get the forest lodge if you are without kids but if not garden lodge is very nice as well :) ! Friendly staff (thank you Alison and Fortunate). Horse riding is a must as well, horse well taken care of and...More

Thank Paula J
Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded February 15, 2018

Dear Paula J Thank you so much for your positive review. It really goes a long way to motivate the staff to keep doing their best. I hope we will see you again. Regards Sean

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Breakfast included
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US$761 - US$1,163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Price range
US$761 - US$1,163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Response from happytraveler12015 | Reviewed this property |
Dress is casual.
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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
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"Forest Lodge caters for couples, Garden Lodge for families with children"
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"Suites are situated in such a way that all the rooms are private"
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"Ask for one of the residences. They come with a staff and it is well worth it."
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"Garden Lodge in Cottage 10 is gorgeous and two stories. I also saw Cottage 9, which was also beautiful and..."
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