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    Grootbos Private Nature Reserve

    | R43 Between Stanford and Gansbaai, Grootbos Private Nature Reserve 7220, South Africa
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    Reviewed 15 March 2015 via mobile

    Stunning views from apartment / lodge Lodge set in gardens and almost out of view of everything (clever angle of orientation) which made the outdoor shower a treat (until aware of a guy with a huge camera lens focusing in from his balcony a few...More

    Thank L1STC
    Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 20 March 2015

    Dear L1STC Thank you for spending part of your holiday with us at Grootbos. It was our pleasure having you to stay. From your review, I can see that there were were certainly many highlights. I hope the memories of your time here will remain...More

    Reviewed 13 March 2015

    We were recommended to stay at Grootbos "because it was excellent". This was an understatement because it is outstanding. The accommodation is spacious and extremely comfortable and the restaurant is exceptional. We went on a guided tour of the fynbos which was extended for us...More

    Thank Morose_2
    Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 20 March 2015

    Dear Morose_2 Thank you for our upgrade to "outstanding " status! I'm so glad to hear that you spent all that time on the reserve. It really is fascinating to see a whole new world unfold when you get into the detail of the fynbos...More

    Reviewed 11 March 2015 via mobile

    As a local, living in Cape Town I think one easily becomes desensitized to our beautiful city and surrounding country side. I also believe Capetonians can be harsh judges of the many culinary delights and scenic accommodations this fair provence has to offer. So I...More

    Thank KalinkaLombard
    Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 20 March 2015

    Dear Kalinka Wow! What a wonderful description encapsulating all that is Grootbos! We are absolutely thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us. We look forward to taking your breath away again in future. Regards Sean

    Reviewed 5 March 2015

    As you head out of Hermanus through the bush, you wonder what all the fuss is about....until you are shown to your cabin. This is the most stunning place with absolute peace (birdsong and baboons notwithstanding), stunning views over Walker Bay, great, great rooms with...More

    Thank Mac1997
    Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 11 March 2015

    Dear Mac 1997 To experience the peace and beauty of Grootbos, one can really feel like you have escaped form the world a bit! I'm so glad you enjoyed these element of the lodge. It was a super idea to use Grootbos as a base...More

    Reviewed 28 February 2015

    I had the great pleasure of visiting Grootbos a year ago. As a professional in the travel industry, I have seen and stayed in countless hotels all over. I arrived after a nice drive from Cape Town. Everything was perfect from the start. Very nice...More

    Thank RuneEngstrom
    Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 11 March 2015

    Dear RuneEngstrom Thank you for your wonderful comments- especially after you stayed here a year ago! We are certainly very proud of our staff and they really are the heart and soul of Grootbos. I'm delighted to hear that you are looking to return again....More

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    Yes they provide you with bottled water. Did not drink the tab water either. It's a wonderful place ! Charly
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