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    Grootbos Private Nature Reserve

    | R43 Between Stanford and Gansbaai, Grootbos Private Nature Reserve 7220, South Africa
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          Reviewed 23 February 2017

          The level of service is very high and accommodations are quite luxurious, but I felt like it was a bit overpriced. The highlight of our stay was our room, which was a private cottage with sitting room with fireplace, bedroom, and very nice bathroom. There...More

          Thank MidwestMaven14
          Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 3 March 2017

          Dear MidwestMaven 14 Thank you for your comments. I'm delighted to see that you enjoyed your time with us. Grootbos' offering is quite unique in that there are so many activities on offer, we sometimes think that we should cut back on these. We then...More

          Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

          Could not recommend more highly. A dream place to stay. Superb staff, fabulous food and a second to none view. If you want a country location within 1.5 hours of Cape Town this is it. Hermanus is very close for whale watching and Gansbaai is...More

          Thank Julia H
          Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 16 February 2017

          Hi Julia We greatly appreciate your very positive review. THANK YOU. I hope we'll see you back here again. Regards Sean

          Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

          We stayed for two nights and Grootbos during our stay in South Africa. It was magical from the first minute we arrived at the property. We stayed at the Garden house with our son and can not say anything negative about the property. Amazing amazing...More

          Thank Chmalek
          Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 16 February 2017

          Dear CHmalek I'm so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Adriaan is already missing your son! We are thrilled that he had so much fun. I hope we'll see you back again with the new addition to the family. Regards Sean

          Reviewed 5 February 2017

          It is very difficult to put down in words what you actually experience when visiting Grootbos Private Nature Reserve. It is as if all the elements just come together and then you experience this in luxury in a natural enviroment. Excellent, efficient and very friendly...More

          1  Thank Werner P
          Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 13 February 2017

          Dear Werner Thank you for this great review! It was our pleasure having you. I hope we'll see you back here with your family soon... Regards Sean

          Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

          We stayed 3 nights at Grootbos Forest Loge, Room 32, all simply perfect and the word Nature gets it all ... the food is stunning, we were able to get a private dinner in the Wine cellar, unbelievable experience on wine and food paring. The...More

          1  Thank Bruno S
          Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 14 February 2017

          Dear Bruno S You've encapsulated the Grootbos experience perfectly. I'm so glad you enjoyed your "all senses" experience. We look forward to welcoming you back in the whale season. Regards Sean

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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.
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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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          nat4crim
          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
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