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    Grootbos Private Nature Reserve

    | R43 Between Stanford and Gansbaai, Grootbos Private Nature Reserve 7220, South Africa
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          USD 701*
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          Reviewed 18 April 2017

          but, if you only come by only for a drink or a cup of tee it might feel a bit sterile. But then again it is not their main business. The location is very nice and unique, overlooking beautiful walker bay.More

          Thank Tibor T
          Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 6 May 2017

          Hi Tibor T One really does have to stay here to appreciate how things "roll" at Grootbos. It's about the small things; the details of how we integrate the surroundings and our community into every facet of the lodge. Whether it be the hand made...More

          Reviewed 10 April 2017

          On arrival, after free cool drinks, our guide sat us down to explain all the activities we could do, and really planned our stay around our desires. Our guide (Gareth) was very accommodating, and the overall atmosphere at the lodge was relaxed but professional. An...More

          Thank stompy94
          Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 15 April 2017

          Dear stompy94 Our Garden Lodge is fully geared to entertain kids of all ages and as we know; "Happy kids means happy parents". Thank you for your review. Regards Sean

          Reviewed 9 April 2017

          This place is the icing on the cake. Separate lodges with pools, great foods and wines, outstanding service, and private serene location. We had a botanical safari---even though it is now fall in South Africa, our guide Nash, was informative and knowledgeable. We drove down...More

          Thank Susan M
          Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 15 April 2017

          Dear Susan M My goodness! I'm feeling flushed by all you wonderful comments. Thank you so much! The team here are really committed to providing our guests with the best service possible so I'm glad you experienced their care and attention first hand. I hope...More

          Reviewed 7 April 2017

          We spent two nights at the Grootbos Private Nature Reserve and loved every minute. The property is first rate, well kept and modern. The rooms were lovely (we stayed at the Forest Lodge). The food was perfection from the appetizers to the desserts. It was...More

          Thank Shani S
          Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 15 April 2017

          Dear Shani S Thank you so much for your heartfelt review. I'm absolutely thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay so much. I'm especially pleased to see that we received your top vote for the food. Our chefs will be over the moon. Until...More

          Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

          We visited Grootbos over the weekend of 18-20 March 2017. What an awesome find! The service was fantastic, food really great, accommodation and views 1st .class I can really recommend Grootbos as a great SA venue in the Western Cape to visit.

          Thank Jaco V
          Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 1 April 2017

          Dear Jaco V Thank you so much for the positive review. We are very glad you found us! I hope we'll see you again soon. Regards Sean

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          • Pool
          • Free Parking
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          • Spa
          • Breakfast included
          • Room Service
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Laundry Service
          • Concierge
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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          • Airport Transportation
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
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          • USD 693 - USD 1,473 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • 27
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          Susan M
          Hi, We are visiting here in early April 2017. My question is about the water. Is bottled water provided? Is tap water safe to drink? We visited International medical facility in GA, USA and we were advised only drink bottled. Any information you can provide would be wonderful. This will be our first trip to this part of the world and we are VERY excited to visit this lovely place as described by all of the reviews. Thank you and look forward to input.
          23 February 2017|
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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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          nat4crim
          Given that everything is inclusive for our two night stay including meals and activities, what is the tipping etiquette? Is there a general tip box we can leave money in at the end of our stay to be distributed among staff members? Or do we need to worry about individually tipping our tour guides, at the restaurants ect...?
          9 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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