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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 703*
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          “forest lodge” (132 reviews)
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          Reviewed 1 August 2014

          I, my parents, wife and three kids stayed there for three nights in May. What a great time! The property's natural surroundings are amazing, almost other-worldly. Don't pass up the chance at a Land Rover tour of the Fynbos with one of their guides (tip...More

          Thank Wineseller71
          Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 1 August 2014

          Dear Wineseller71 Since your stay with us a few months ago, the reserve has exploded into a magnificent display of floral colour. As Chumani would have told you, the Erica Irregularis, which has splashed the surrounding hills in shades of bright pink, is now in...More

          Reviewed 30 July 2014

          My husband and I stayed at the Forest Lodge at Grootbos for the third time now and I am never disappointed when we stay there. The rooms are always in perfect condition and the warm welcome we receive each time is wonderful. The food is...More

          Thank Sam_Boshoff
          Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 1 August 2014

          Dear Sam I'm so sorry to have missed you during your stay with us. It feels like just the other day when we were preparing for the BIG QUESTION! We are thrileld that you have returned time and time again and can't wait to create...More

          Reviewed 24 July 2014 via mobile

          Spent two nights at Grootbos Forest Lodge and was truly impressed with our stay. Grootbos prides itself on quality accommodation, great food, friendly and efficient service as well as a huge variety of activities to choose from. Grootbos is a very special place and great...More

          Thank Jeremy C
          Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 1 August 2014

          Dear Jeremy C I'm so glad you managed to make the journey for your first visit to Grootbos. Thank you for your kind words, I'll be sure to pass them on to all the staff here. We look forward to having you and your soon-to-be-wife...More

          Reviewed 24 July 2014

          Grootbos was an amazing experience, we stayed three nights in the Forest Lodge and highly recommend the property. The accommodations were the nicest hotel / resort we have stayed at to date. The villa was incredibly well decorated and the view from our deck of...More

          1  Thank kbhst3
          Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 1 August 2014

          Dear kbhst3 We are absolutely delighted to hear that you've picked us as a highlight of your trip. It was also our pleasure having you to stay. Our chocolate fondant is one of the most requested dishes so you are not alone when making specific...More

          Reviewed 23 July 2014

          My husband and I have just enjoyed three nights at Grootbos Forrest Lodge. From the moment we arrived, we were blown away, wow! doesn't come close. The staff were all, without exception, fabulous. Reception, restaurant, bar and guides were all friendly, helpful, knowledgable and went...More

          1  Thank NikkifEssex
          Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 1 August 2014

          Dear NikkifEssex Thank you for takling the time to complete a very detailed and thoughtful review. I trust Andrew is feeling better. Sometime it takes a bout of sickness to force one to relax and I hope he enjoyed the ever-changing and dramatic views from...More

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          • Breakfast included
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          • USD 691 - USD 1,473 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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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          "For non-families book Forest Lodge!"
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