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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 3 days ago

We loved our stay in Grootbos so much! The sounds, smells, amazing views and complete serenity of this place is something we will never forget! We stayed in a villa with a small private pool which was lovely. But the best part was waking up,...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank americagirl22
Reviewed 3 days ago

Where do I start? Right from the parking area you are already treated to the Grootbos hospitality. We were greeted by no less than 3 staff members, One lady to welcome us, another to walk us through to reception (where we were greeted by another...More

Date of stay: December 2018
2  Thank chef_gone_fishing
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent two nights here in one of the Forest Lodge villas at the end of a 12-day escorted tour with Alexander+Roberts... All of the on-tour hotels and safari lodges were exceptional, but I would say that A+R saved the best for last! The architecture,...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank RogersParkTraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed 3 nights in the Grootbos Forest Lodge and spent an unforgettable time there. Everything was perfect. The staff was so friendly and helpful. The walks and the safari drive with the guide Tiaan were fantastic. Our cottage ( Nr.24 ) was great. The...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Romanov99
Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 4 days ago

Dear Romanov99 It was our pleasure having you to stay. Tiaan is looking forward to continuing the adventure with you. Regards Sean

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved every minute of our short stay at Grootbos! Satff was helpful, our guide was friendly and the food was also lovely - breakfast especially. Definitley a recommended spot. We hope to return one day!

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Travelmagicfun
Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 4 days ago

Dear Travelmagicfun I really appreciate your positive review. Thank you. We look forward to having you back. Regards Sean

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Description
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
US$958 - US$1,217 (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
US$958 - US$1,217 (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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18 September 2018|
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Response from krickels | Reviewed this property |
I agree. It is a very casual place. A casual dress or skirt is fine for dinner. The rest of the time, you will be outdoors engaging in hiking, beach activities, etc. Be comfortable here!
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Polykala
21 September 2017|
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Dress is casual.
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"No tips needed. All rooms are thoughtfully designed to be private and perfect."
chef_gone_fishing
3 days ago
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"Ensure the top blinds in your room are closed in the evenings, or you will wake up at 6am and feel like you..."
larav847
24 Oct 2018
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"All of the rooms come with exquisite views of the bay."
GBs_review
19 Sep 2018
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"It appears that they are all good with perfect views, but"
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5 Aug 2018
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