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    Grootbos Private Nature Reserve

    | R43 Between Stanford and Gansbaai, Grootbos Private Nature Reserve 7220, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent88%
    • Very good8%
    • Average2%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “forest lodge” (132 reviews)
    “horse riding” (85 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Concierge
    Spa
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    Laundry Service
    Private Balcony
    5.0 Star Hotel
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    Birkenhead House
    407 reviews
    #1 of 11 hotels in Hermanus
     
    Cliff Lodge
    609 reviews
    #1 of 29 B&Bs / Inns in Gansbaai
     
    The Marine Hermanus
    677 reviews
    #4 of 11 hotels in Hermanus
     
    65onCliff
    154 reviews
    #6 of 29 B&Bs / Inns in Gansbaai
     
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    21 - 25 of 550 reviews

    Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

    We were in "The Villa" which is superficially very smart but at £4000 ....yes four thousand pounds ...PER ROOM !!! for a two night stay it's a complete nonsense In a remote setting surrounded by bush land with distant sea views it makes for a...More

    Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 17 March 2017

    Dear AdamsHill We are obviously very distressed to see that you found your stay with us at our exclusive Villa to be so disappointing that you rated us "terrible". Having personally met with you on your first night to "check in" and following up with...More

    Reviewed 5 March 2017

    Perfect location, perfect service, a trip to remember. Loved the room, the view was incredible and we had wildlife coming up to our decking (deer and a harmless mole snake who was sunbathing!). Hopefully get the chance to go back and experience it all over...More

    Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 16 March 2017

    Dear 686caroline I'm delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you had some interesting interactions with the wildlife here. This certainly adds to the overall experience. We hope to see you back soon! Regards Sean

    Reviewed 3 March 2017

    who would believe it - someone who almost never returns to the same place twice, my wife and i just returned for our FIFTH stay at Grootbos. Given we took a small baby with us, we stayed at the Garden Lodge, having stayed previously at...More

    Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 4 March 2017

    Dear Charlie We miss you already! We so enjoyed meeting young Hugo and can't wait to see him grow at each of your future visits! It was, as always, a pleasure having you and your family to stay. We can't wait to show you some...More

    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

    Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 4 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

    Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 17 February 2017

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

    Birkenhead House
    407 reviews
    #1 of 11 hotels in Hermanus
     
    Cliff Lodge
    609 reviews
    #1 of 29 B&Bs / Inns in Gansbaai
     
    The Marine Hermanus
    677 reviews
    #4 of 11 hotels in Hermanus
     
    65onCliff
    154 reviews
    #6 of 29 B&Bs / Inns in Gansbaai
     
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    • US$698 - US$1,453 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 27
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    Traveller (713)
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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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    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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    "couples should stay in garden or forrest lodge chalets families should stay in the villas."
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    "If you're staying in Villa 1 and you haven't seen or decided on the rooms, pick the room I had..."
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    "All the villas are beautiful. Some are closer to the lodge than others if walking us an issue."
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    "Ocean view"
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