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    Grootbos Private Nature Reserve

    | R43 Between Stanford and Gansbaai, Grootbos Private Nature Reserve 7220, South Africa
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    • Excellent88%
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    Reviewed 7 December 2014

    Wow, what a fantastic weekend break. We arrived around 12h45, were met in the car park by Veronique, and our bags whisked away to our room by a porter. An ice-cold towel was provided to freshen up, as well as a fantastic welcome drink (ginger...More

    Thank sidneybilski
    Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 11 December 2014

    Dear sidneybilski While your stay was so brief, you have managed to get an understanding of what Grootbos is all about! We so appreciate your positive review and I'll certainly pass on your feedback to the staff you mentioned. As you are "just over the...More

    Reviewed 7 December 2014 via mobile

    First of all there is the view over the bay, just wonderfull. Then the food, the best we had in all our trip (and it was always great) and the friendly staff (Princess was such a remarquable waitress!). But staying at the garden lodge was...More

    Thank Maxis78
    Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 11 December 2014

    Dear Maxis78 I'm thrilled to hear that you loved your stay at Grootbos. I'll be sure to pass your feedback on to Princess who'll be delighted to hear that you so enjoyed her service. Best Regards for the Festive Season! Sean

    Reviewed 4 December 2014

    We spent two nights at the Reserve. Lovely rooms, very private with log burning fires if it is cold, which it was one night. The staff were always helpful and adapted the activities to suit these two rather older people. Food good. Persuaded to go...More

    Thank Maddie A
    Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 5 December 2014

    Dear Maddie A Well there you have it! Proof that you are never to old to try something new. What a wonderful opportunity to experience the magnificent fynbos from a slightly elevated perspective- Well done! Best Regards Sean

    Reviewed 1 December 2014

    This was an amazing place to visit and very different than what many think of when they think of South Africa. The property was absolutely beautiful, very eco conscious, with spectacular view. Each room is very private and the food was exceptional. There were many...More

    Thank jeffandjody
    Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 5 December 2014

    Dear jeffandjody Thank you for your lovely review. I'm so happy that you enjoyed your time with us so much! You'll be glad to know that we are currently busy with some wi-fi upgrades so hopefully next time you visit you can have streamlined access....More

    Reviewed 29 November 2014

    Thanks to Kevin and his staff the weather was not able to stop us completing our planned itenary. They stepped in and rescued our sea based trips where Tour D Afrique just said no go it's the weather! Excellent food accomadation and individual guides. We...More

    Thank KENTTRAVELLERAA
    Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 1 December 2014

    Dear KENTRAVELLE We are delighted that you were able to get our on a boat to see the whales. Thank you for your positive review, we'll be sure to arrange magnificent weather on your next visit! Regards Sean

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    • US$768 - US$1,432 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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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