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Grootbos Private Nature Reserve

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R43 Between Stanford and Gansbaai, Grootbos Private Nature Reserve 7220 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed yesterday

It's hard to know where to start in describing this truly magnificent place. As a family of four (including two boys aged 6 and 9) Grootbos provided the ultimate sanctuary for some remarkable shared experiences - whale watching from the rocks, horse riding (boys only...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

There are a handful of very special places in the world in which ordinary travellers are able to stay and this is one of those. The owner shares his family's slice of nature and conservation for you to learn from and enjoy and it is...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want to experience your first floral safari this is the place to be! The owner met us upon arrival and even spent the day with us at the beach for a picnic The employees take the time to explain all of the flowers,...More

Thank Lula C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful three days in Grootbos (family of 4). The staff were so welcoming and helpful, and our guide Byron in particular was wonderful with the children and really made our stay special. The location is stunning, with views over the fynbos and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic start to our African trip with Grootbos. Beautiful scenery, relaxing location, and amazing service and staff. Our family of 4 enjoyed the winter season there; even with a couple of excursions cancelled due to weather conditions. The food was great, the horse riding was...More

Thank Erica S
Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Erica S Isn't the fat biking just the most amazing experience ever! It's so thrilling and certainly gets the heart pumping. I'm glad to see you managed to get out even if the weather wasn't the best. Real troopers! Regards Sean

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Grootbos, with its two 5-star luxury lodges is spectacularly situated on the fynbos and forest clad hills overlooking the whale-watching haven of Walker Bay. Grootbos has carved a unique niche in the ...More upmarket eco-lodge sector by specializing in the Cape region of South Africa’s world-renowned flora and marine biodiversity. This multi-award winning reserve is home to more than 740 different plant species, offers warm hospitality, excellent cuisine, fine wines and is a nature lover’s paradise. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Shuttle Bus Service
Beachfront
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
27
Price range
USD 950 - USD 1,118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Grootbos Private Nature Reserve Hotel Grootbos Private Nature Reserve
Location
South Africa > Western Cape > Grootbos Private Nature Reserve
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
27
Price range
USD 950 - USD 1,118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Grootbos Private Nature Reserve Hotel Grootbos Private Nature Reserve
Location
South Africa > Western Cape > Grootbos Private Nature Reserve
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Dining (78)
Pool & Beach (54)
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18 September 2018|
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Response from Lula C | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend casual attire. It’s not a really formal place and they want you to be comfortable I have a maci dress for dinner and every other lady had on something similar
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Response from happytraveler12015 | Reviewed this property |
Dress is casual.
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"All of the rooms come with exquisite views of the bay."
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"It appears that they are all good with perfect views, but"
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"You can't make wrong choice at this amazing at this reserve."
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"The forest lodge is amazing. Some of the rooms are a bit of a walk along a beautiful tree-covered path from..."
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