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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 17 October 2014

    I have just completed a 3 day hike in this reserve. I have hiked for many years and have now become totally converted to slackpacking - this hike offers it it all with their slackpack hike - the pleasure and wonder of the fybos and...More

    Thank heather s
    Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 18 October 2014

    Dear Heather s What an amazing way to learn about the natural fynbos! I'm delighted to hear that you enjoyed your hike through our reserve. We certainly agree that Christoff and Billy are truly passionate about the area and they have a wonderful way of...More

    Reviewed 6 October 2014

    The Forest Lodge is a joyful exercise in eco-conscious vacationing. It offers a wide range of interesting, environmentally-oriented activities including a guided walk and 4x4 flower safaris that help you understand the fynbos and the region. The main lodge is absolutely beautiful and makes you...More

    Thank Lasuvera
    Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 18 October 2014

    Dear Lasuvera Thank you for your positive comments. I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We've recently launched our refreshed lodge having brought in new colours and layering that reflects the fantastic vistas that one can see from the lodge- the soft blues...More

    Reviewed 5 October 2014 via mobile

    This place is perfect, the rooms gorgeous, the food delicious and the views are breath taking. Our children had a wonderful time horse back riding and playing with the animals. The staff was wonderful and looked after us all perfectly. We can not wait to...More

    Thank Sebastien K
    Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 18 October 2014

    Dear Sebastian K It was our absolute pleasure having you and your family to stay. I'll be sure to pass on your wonderful feedback to all the staff at Garden Lodge. As most kids around the world are back at school now, Garden Lodge has...More

    Reviewed 3 October 2014

    Stayed for two nights, staff happy, accommodation and views just so good, and the overall ethos and aspiration for the reserve was just inspiring, meals were high quality with local produce and the visit to the social responsibility projects really impressiveMore

    Thank Helen K
    Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 18 October 2014

    Dear Helen K We so enjoyed having you to stay with us. Thank you for your kind words. If you left us feeling inspired and relaxed, then you certainly ticked off our list of requirements for all guests staying here. May the memory of your...More

    Reviewed 25 September 2014

    My wife and I recently stayed 5 nights at Forest Lodge following a Safari in Madikwe. We did not expect it to be so good. The staff at Grootbos were superb all working as a real team with the aim of providing the guests with...More

    Thank GeorgeTyson
    Response from SeanIngles, General Manager at Grootbos Private Nature ReserveResponded 18 October 2014

    Dear George I'm so glad you picked up on those wonderful element of Grootbos: fun, enthusiasm, relaxation, teamwork. We really do encourage our staff to have their own personalities at work and they certainly bring across a genuine hospitality. Thank you for your inspiring comments......More

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    Susan M
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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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    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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    "All the rooms have beautiful views. Young children are only permitted at Garden Lodge. My personal preference..."
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    "couples should stay in garden or forrest lodge chalets families should stay in the villas."
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