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Hotel Description

Family-friendly upscale lodge with 2 outdoor pools

Gansbaai retreat

A stay at this lodge places you within half a mile (1 km) of Grootbos Nature Reserve and 6 miles (10 km) of Gansbaai Harbor. Kleinbaai Harbour is within 9 miles (15 km) and Walkerbay Estate and Birkenhead Brewery is within 12 miles (20 km).

Onsite dining, 2 outdoor pools

This luxury lodge features 2 restaurants, 2 outdoor pools, and an outdoor pool. There's fun for all ages with a playground and an arcade/game room, and supervised childcare is an added bonus. Relax with a drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges and enjoy free perks like cooked-to-order breakfast and free self parking.

Fireplaces, free WiFi

The 27 individually decorated guestrooms offer free WiFi and DVD players. TVs come with satellite channels, and other amenities include fireplaces and free minibar items.

Luxury Suite, 2 bedrooms, Garden Lodge

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Luxury Suite, 1 bedroom, Forest Lodge

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Luxury Suite, 1 bedroom, Garden Lodge

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Family Suite, 2 Bedrooms (Garden Lodge)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Property Features

Grootbos Nature Reserve offers its guests 2 outdoor swimming pools and an outdoor pool. There are 2 restaurants on site. You can unwind with a drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges. Free breakfast is served daily. WiFi is free in public spaces. Business amenities include a business center and a meeting room. Spa services, a library, and a terrace are also featured at the luxury Grootbos Nature Reserve. An airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is available for a fee. Free self parking is available. This 5-star Gansbaai lodge is smoke free.

  • 27 guestrooms or units
  • 2 dining venues
  • 2 bars or lounges
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast (free)
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Business facilities
  • 1 conference room
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Game room or arcade
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Gift shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Smoking in designated areas
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Cape Town (CPT-Cape Town Intl.) (146 km / 90.7 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Grootbos Nature Reserve offers 27 accommodations with fireplaces and DVD players. Rooms open to furnished balconies. These individually decorated accommodations have separate living rooms. Satellite television is provided. Guests can make use of the in-room coffee/tea makers and free minibar items. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, safes, and phones. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Fireplace
  • Private balcony (furnished)
  • Living room
  • Stocked minibar (free)
  • Television
  • Satellite channels
  • DVD player
  • Coffee maker
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Desk
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Unique decor
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

Guests are served free cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

Grootbos Nature Reserve has 2 restaurants on site.

Nearby Activities

2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with an outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Playground on site
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Horse riding/rental on site
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby

Spa Services

  • Number of treatment rooms 4
  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Couples treatment rooms

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 8 PM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Airport transportation is offered 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding. Children may not be eligible for complimentary breakfast.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for ZAR 3500.

Pet Policy

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Grootbos Nature Reserve

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Destination fee: ZAR 75 per person, per night

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 3500 per vehicle (one-way)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Grootbos Nature Reserve Lodge Gansbaai
  • Grootbos Nature Reserve Lodge
  • Grootbos Nature Reserve Gansbaai
  • Grootbos Nature Reserve
  • Grootbos Nature Reserve Lodge
  • Grootbos Nature Reserve Gansbaai
  • Grootbos Nature Reserve Lodge Gansbaai

You should know

  • Grootbos Nature Reserve offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Fair Trade Tourism, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

  • Fair Trade Tourism

National Rating

Quality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.

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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.