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Grootbos Private Nature Reserve

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We hosted our daughter's wedding at Grootbos Private Nature Reserve on 14 April 2018 with guests staying at both the Forest and Garden Lodges. The service at Grootbos is impeccable. Management and all the staff are professional, friendly and go out of their way to...More

Thank Sue P
Reviewed 1 week ago

While traveling in South Africa, I spent some time in Grootbos Private Nature Reserve. This is a particularly remarkable property. It offers first class accommodations, food, and authentic experiences which are hard to describe. The beach is stunning. There is wine tasting right around the...More

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

Dear krickels It sounds like you had a lots of fun! That's our mission and we'd be delighted to have you back again as soon as you can! Regards Sean

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are quite a lot for you to do during your stay. I like the trip to the sea caves and a walk within the brushes and forest. Learnt a lot and the experiences were culturally enriching. Very pleasant outdoor activities. The apartment is spacious...More

Thank Bally1966
Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 1 week ago

Dear Bally1966 Thank you for your positive comments. I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay. I'll definitely look into your air conditioner issue. Regards Sean

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful place to relax and interact with the local flora. Extremely knowledgeable tour guide Alison and the staff are so friendly especially the beautiful Fortunate. Despite the playful baboons our room was very nice and the views splendid

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

Dear KeithandCatherine Thank you for your review. We have two gems in Alison and Fortunate and I'm so happy that you experienced their genuine warmth, fun and caring. We'll have to ask them to do some in-house training with our furry visitors too. Regards Sean

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent three nights at Grootbos Private Nature Reserve as a couple. Immediately you are struck by the spectacular views from the lodge and the quality of the facilities. What you later discover is the calibre of the staff, the quality of the food and...More

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

Dear Nancy S What a delight it is to read your review. Thank you! You have encapsulated the entire ethos of Grootbos so perfectly. Alison, Fortunate and Princess will be thrilled to read your comments. Best Regards Sean

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Breakfast included
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Airport Transportation
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US$870 - US$1,279 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$870 - US$1,279 (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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