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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 yesterday via mobile

    We stayed in Garden Lodge. This is the original Grootbos accommodation. It is smaller and more intimate than its sister accommodation, Forest Lodge. All the villas have views overlooking the reserve and onto the ocean. We loved our room, cosy and comfortable, especially when the...More

    1  Thank Jo P
    Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded today

    Dear Jo P It was our absolute privilege having you both to stay for 8 nights! You have managed to sum up the Grootbos ethos perfectly in your review. I do hope that we'll get to see you again in future- we may need help...More

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    Having travelled the world I have a good understanding about what makes a luxury accommodation provider great. And this place ticks all the boxes and more. Location, staff, services, accommodation, activities all receive my highest praise here. This is somewhere that is surprisingly different from...More

    Thank Martyn P
    Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded today

    Dear Martyn P You certainly speak our language- great food and amazing wine options are definitely the order of the day! Coupled with an amazing area to explore- what more can one ask for! Thank you for your wonderful review. I'll be sure to pass...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    After 2 weeks of staying in tented camps in Botswana, we flew to Cape Town to experience the beauty of this amazing city. Our travel agent booked us into Grootbos for 3 nights so we could be closer to Whale Watching and Cage Shark Diving....More

    Thank Teri G
    Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded today

    Dear Teri G I am delighted to hear that you had such and amazing time with us. Kristof is a super-passionate guide and it is so humbling to see that his passion has not wavered in the 9 years that he has worked for us....More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We stayed at Grootbos Private Nature Reserve for three nights at the end of our Safari and Cape Town tours. Our travel agent booked us into the reserve at the end of our trip. The place exceeded our expectations and was magical. We stayed in...More

    Thank Vegemitelover
    Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded today

    Dear Vegemitelover Thank you so much for giving us insight into your stay with us. I'm so happy to read that it exceeded your expectations. Having explored the variety of hikes on the property, you certainly did deserve a great meal. Thank you too for...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I had the privilege of staying at Grootbos for my birthday and was completely blown away. The attention to detail is mind boggling, the views and Fynbos was breathtaking and it made for an incredible stay that I will always remember.The service is friendly and...More

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

    Dear Shapiros We were privileged to be able to share your birthday with you. I'm delighted to hear that your experience with us exceeded your expectations. It was our pleasure having you to stay! Regards Sean

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
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    • US$802 - US$1,478 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    Polykala
    21 September 2017|
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    Response from Martyn P | Reviewed this property |
    Relaxed and as casual as you wish although some prefer smart casual. it is fine dining for dinner with a good selection of wines and five to seven courses.
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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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    "We stayed in the Garden Lodges, a little older but with taste, charm and character."
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    "Very close to wale watching and ocean coast. Lot of activities for adults and children."
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