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    Grootbos Private Nature Reserve

    | R43 Between Stanford and Gansbaai, Grootbos Private Nature Reserve 7220, South Africa
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    “forest lodge” (146 reviews)
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    Reviewed 15 February 2015

    We had a fantastic three night stay at this beautiful place in the Forest Lodge (the Garden Lodge is apparently for families). Our cottage was fabulous - beautifully decorated - lovely big sitting room with TV, wood burning stove (complete with indoor wood pile) and...More

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    Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 20 February 2015

    Dear seacucumber Firstly, we can't wait to have you back again in the whale season. We sometimes have up to 140 whales in the bay that Grootbos overlooks so I hope you can arrange a trip here in future. There are so many ways to...More

    Reviewed 12 February 2015

    Just spent 4 days here. The food was amongst the best we have ever had,there was plenty of it and beautifully presented. The lunch menu was the same each day bar one or two main courses and the evening menu only changed once but if...More

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    Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 20 February 2015

    Dear Victoriabristol Thank you for your review. You certainly made the most of your time here both on land and sea! We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back someday in the whale season between July...More

    Reviewed 4 February 2015

    We only stayed one night, in the forest lodge section, but it was very special. A super view from the main building and your amazing room is a highlight. The chalet we had was really well designed and of great quality. Obviously a lot of...More

    Thank Andy T
    Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 9 February 2015

    Dear Boro Tomo Thank you for your review. Knowing that you have travelled so extensively, I'm delighted to hear that you enjoyed the magnificent rooms and our fabulous staff. Your constructive comments on the food are also greatly appreciated and I'm very happy to hear...More

    Reviewed 4 February 2015

    I spent 4 nights in the Forest Lodge at the end of January and it was pure magic. The surroundings are so pure and and impressive. The staff is really friendly and the food amazing. Previous time I stayed at the garden lodge which I...More

    1  Thank MargotVandeRiet
    Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 9 February 2015

    Dear Margot I trust you have returned home safely and that the memories of your time with us are keeping you warm in the icy winter that you are currently experiencing! At least we know that you left us with a great tan! We would...More

    Reviewed 1 February 2015

    Just as we thought hospitality in South Africa couldn't be any better, we checked in at the Grootbos Nature Reserve. We drove from Stellenbosch via the coastal route, which was breath taking. At arrival one of the rangers was waiting for us at the parking...More

    Thank Tim L
    Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 9 February 2015

    Dear Tim L We LOVE your sunset photo- it's a special way to remember those magnificent evenings and the wonderful view from your room. What a thrill too to head up with African Wings and view the area from the air. I hope these memories...More

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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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