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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Its so relaxing and chilling there and lots to go view in and out doors river rides are available canoe rides bird life , fishing release fishing , lovely views , booze cruise , short distance from town , lovely atmosphere , nice people that run the place , its so chilled and mind relaxing , lots to do ,...

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Ballito, South Africa
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Don't expect a good night's rest at this establishment. It is situated next to the main road leading into Port St John's but I never expected this road to be so noisy. It is also situated directly across the road from the filling station. The rooms close to the road must be avoided. Noise continues until after 09:00pm and starts...

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Johannesburg, Michigan
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Spotted Grunter resort on the Umzimvubu river is like heaven on earth! The cabins have lovely clean linen, beautiful gardens and the food is delicious and reasonably priced. The staff were all friendly and very helpful. There is so much to do in Port St Johns, I will definitely be back!

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East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 24 January 2016

Having spent many years traveling the Transkei I have seen many changes at The Spotted Grunter as I have spent many overnights here. From an only self catering establishment to what we have today where there is good food cold beers etc and always a comfortable bed there have been big changes. From having to either carry food or hoping...

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1Thank John W R
Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 12 November 2015

For business people travelling in the E.Cape/Pt st Johns after a long day and a cold beer in the pub. good location, clean,helpfully good restaurant, outdoor pool and many more activities that can be arranged Plus Good Rates.

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1Thank durbanzulu
Reviewed 8 August 2015

This review is long overdue. We stayed in Port St. Johns in a small backpackers for a few days and were looking for a nice night out for dinner. When we came upon this place we were sad to find a locked gate- a very kind woman let us in, called her manager and asked if she could serve us...

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Umkomaas, South Africa
Reviewed 23 July 2015

Booked in for two weeks in July for the Sardine Run. We were spoiled by very helpful staff from day one. They helped us load and offload a lot of heavy dive equipment and solved any little problem we encountered without hesitation.The restaurant is probably the best in town and the menu offers a wide variety. We were on the...

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1Thank AdolfX
Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 3 May 2015

Just returned from the Spotted Grunter after a 3 night stay. What an enjoyable stay. Starting with the Manager Hans and his Staff- what a friendly and helpful team, cabins clean, grounds neat and well kept, Security guard smart and evident every night. A special mention to the catering staff, the freshness of the meals served was of the best...

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1Thank Jeannette B
Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 10 January 2015

I will start with the positives: *Good location. *Good fishing from your unit. Along the river and very convenient for late night fishing. *Very good security on the premises and night security person that walks around the complex *Good pub and entertaining area which is covered *Very good access to taps and braai facilities *Lovely well kept lawns *Good parking...

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5Thank dbn2015
Bloemfontein, South Africa
Reviewed 26 December 2013

We stayed at The Spotted Grunter for a week and had a really good time. The cabins are neat and clean and well equipped. The staff are very friendly and helpful and will go out of their way to make your stay as comfortable as possible. There is also a restaurant and bar where we had some good meals and...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Spotted Grunter Resort

Address: Umtata Road | Undercliff, Port St Johns 5120, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port St Johns
Hotel Class:3 star — The Spotted Grunter Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 18
Also Known As:
The Spotted Grunter Resort South Africa/Port St Johns
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Rustic relaxing romantic river views from rooms”
 of 5 bubbles 509garyd, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Avoid room 10 and all close to the road”
 of 5 bubbles rijank2013, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
“My favourite cabin is no. 8”
 of 5 bubbles shazollie, 16 Mar 2016 | Read review
“has outdoor pool, DSTV, good restaurant, Fishing etc”
 of 5 bubbles durbanzulu, 11 Nov 2015 | Read review
“the corner chalet no 16 right by the river. its peacful and the view is stunning.”
 of 5 bubbles SandraD792, 8 Dec 2013 | Read review
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