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    Grootbos Private Nature Reserve

    | R43 Between Stanford and Gansbaai, Grootbos Private Nature Reserve 7220, South Africa
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    • Excellent88%
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    “forest lodge” (132 reviews)
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    Reviewed 7 September 2014

    I had the privilege to be invited on the Grootbos Horse Trail and Fynbos drive by a close friend. As I total novice rider, I was reassured by Michelle that my horse would be very gentle. Indeed it was, and I was able to enjoy...More

    1  Thank NapTour
    Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 13 September 2014

    Dear NapTour It certainly sounds like you had a fun-filled day! Thank you for visiting us. Experiencing the fynbos on horseback is certainly one of our favourite ways of enjoying the area. The slight elevation allows one to really take in all aspects of the...More

    Reviewed 3 September 2014

    We recently took a family trip to South Africa (three teenage kids), and stayed at a number of different accommodations, but none of them compared to Grootbos. We stayed in the Garden Lodge and had plenty of room for five of us. From the moment...More

    Thank Brian S
    Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 4 September 2014

    Dear Brian S Thank you for your wonderful review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us. I'll be sure to pass on your comments to all the staff here too. Regards Sean

    Reviewed 27 August 2014

    We had dinner there, recommended by Crayfish lodge. It's just beautiful, old colonial really, great service , super food. It's also stupidly cheap, like most eateries in SA. It's well worth a visit if you're that far east, or honestly, make the effort to drive

    Thank BCraigD
    Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 4 September 2014

    Dear BCriagD Thank you for joining us for dinner during your time in the area. I'm delighted to hear that you enjoyed your meal and we hope you'll be back again soon. Regards Sean

    Reviewed 25 August 2014

    My wife and I stayed for 2 nights in a Forest suite. We arrived in the car park and received a warm welcome from Anecke (apologies if incorrect spelling) who walked us to reception and went through the various activities with us. We were then...More

    1  Thank Pedalpower H
    Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 4 September 2014

    Dear SeanH Being a South Africa expert having visited so many times, I'm so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us so much. It's certainly a thrilling experience to head out on one of our horses for the first time in your...More

    Reviewed 25 August 2014

    We stayed four nights at the Forest Lodge....lovely suite, excellent food and service, some fascinating activities on the Grootbos estate itself. The views over Walker Bay were sublime. Nothing was too much trouble for the staff including a magical evening reception in the Milkwood Forest...More

    Thank elpee182
    Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 4 September 2014

    Dear elpee182 Thank you for your great review! You certainly have summed up a wonderful stay just perfectly. The Milkwood Forest is one of our favourite spots on the reserve and when light up at night, it really is truly magical. Regards Sean

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    • Airport Transportation
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
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    • US$698 - US$1,453 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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
    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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    "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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