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Grootbos Private Nature Reserve

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  • Excellent88%
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Airport Transportation
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Reviewed 13 June 2015 via mobile

Not cheap for locals but worth an out of season visit or those rare Groupon specials. Food is amazing with 5 course dinbers and the staff are super friendly and we loved the lodges and their amazing panoramic views. Free Internet did not work so...More

Thank Dwaine v
Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 20 June 2015

Hi Dwaine Thank you for your review. I'm delighted to hear that you had a good time. I'm sorry to hear that you did not have great connectivity. We have free wi-fi in each suite for our guests' convenience so I'll be sure look into...More

Reviewed 10 June 2015

Loved the setting. Beautiful suite, totally private. Amazing surroundings with excellent cuisine. Mandy, Forrest lodge General Manager really went out of her way to make us feel welcome and special. We also loved the view of the sea and would have liked to see whales....More

Thank elisbie k
Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 20 June 2015

Dear elisbiek Thank you so much for deciding to stay with us. It's always so great to welcome guests from up country and show them the marvels of the Walker Bay region. Come back again soon, remembering that whale season is from July to December...More

Reviewed 5 June 2015 via mobile

We stayed a weekend at the Garden Lodge and loved every single minute. We were spoilt with our divine meals and impeccable customer service. There is also a turn down service where we were pleasantly surprised upon our return to our room after dinner, the...More

Thank chargee88
Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 20 June 2015

Dear Chargee88 I'm so glad you had such a wonderful stay with us. Whenever you get into a warm bed, may you recall your time with us at Grootbos and the little surprises you encountered along the way. Regards Sean

Reviewed 28 May 2015

We could not stay at Grootbos private Nature reserve as it was far to expensive for us, but we booked a treatment at the spa through the extremely efficient reception and added dinner - what an experience to remember forever! The surroundings are breath taking...More

Thank MMPSouthAfrica
Response from YolandeCoetzer, Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 5 June 2015

Dear MMPSouthAfrica Thank you for taking the time to comment about your experiences at Grootbos, even though you only had dinner and a spa treatment with us. We are blessed to have such an amazing property and we appreciate you taking the time to experience...More

Reviewed 27 May 2015 via mobile

Grootbos is heaven on earth. The accommodation, service, food and scenery are next to perfect. The lodge and individual cabins for each couple are setin a beautiful Fynbos plant kingdom that provides a perfect backdrop for the walking, four wheel drive treks, and horse riding...More

Thank Adrian S
Response from YolandeCoetzer, Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 5 June 2015

Dear AdrianS Thank you for your comments on Trip Advisor, especially that you found us something near to perfect. It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed our views and that you were able to experience our great activities- now with the protea's and pincushions...More

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Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
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Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
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Room Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
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US$872 - US$1,281 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$872 - US$1,281 (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 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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"Garden Lodge in Cottage 10 is gorgeous and two stories. I also saw Cottage 9, which was also beautiful and..."
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