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Aloe Lodge, Grootfontein Private Game Reserve

Jan User Profile

Aloe Lodge, Grootfontein Private Game Reserve

Private room in nature lodge
16+ guests8 bedrooms11 beds4 shared bathrooms
16+ guests
8 bedrooms
11 beds
4 shared bathrooms
Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.
Great communication
100% of recent guests rated Jan 5-star in communication.

Nature Lodge. Family farm

Close to the African Bush and Eco-Tourism hub of Thabazimbi & Sun City. Absolute privacy, rustic and off-the-grid (No TV and limited mobile phone reception!)!


Indoor fireplace
Washing machine
Babysitter recommendations
Unavailable: Smoke alarm
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm
The host hasn't reported smoke or carbon monoxide detectors on the property.

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
1 queen bed
Bedroom 4
1 queen bed,1 bunk bed
Bedroom 5
1 queen bed,1 sofa bed
Bedroom 6
1 queen bed
Bedroom 7
1 double bed
Bedroom 8
1 single bed



32 reviews
Andrew User Profile
April 2018
I have just come back from a bachelors party I organised from the UK and while I was sceptical about the distance most people would have to drive from Pretoria for one evening but when we got there my mind was put at ease... this place was perfect for what we needed, a real gem…
Jan User Profile
Response from Jan:
Thanks for the kind words and being a super group. Hope to see you guys...and the Ms Watt:-)...for your annual anniversary!
April 2018
Janneke User Profile
December 2017
Aloe Lodge is the perfect place to take some time out and to relax. With no cellular reception, you feel like you are much further away from the hustle and bustle than you really are. The accommodation is ideal, the open air rooms were very neat and clean, the view from the patio…
Jan User Profile
Response from Jan:
Hope to see you back for your birthday (Website hidden by Airbnb) an "ambassador" for Grootfontein you qualify for a FREE night:-)
December 2017
Chris User Profile
December 2017
Jan was amazing. Let us check in super early as we only had one night. The ALoe lodge was incredible - picutures dont do it justice. Hnestly one of the most awesome places I have stayed. The hospitality was incredible and nothing was too much of an ask. Clean toilet and amazing…
Jan User Profile
Response from Jan:
Thanks Chris. Guests like you make us get up a bit earlier and try a little harder:-) Hope to see you (and the clan!) back soon.
December 2017
Dmitry User Profile
December 2019
Aloe Lodge is a fantastic remote place! Not to be missed!
Eleen User Profile
December 2019
Very special Bosveld location! We will be back...
Dmitry User Profile
April 2019
That was the best rustic stay during the whole trip, thank you guys!! Wish to come back! The sunrise was amazing!
Jan User Profile
Response from Jan:
Any time Dmitry! We would love to have you guys back!
April 2019
Travis User Profile
December 2018
Incredible place with amazing views. The host and staff were on hand to help wherever needed. This is a must if you have a group wanting to get out for a relaxing weekend and pretty close to JHB.

Hosted by Jan

Thabazimbi, South AfricaJoined in March 2016
Jan User Profile
32 Reviews
I swopped a career as advocate and business consultant for the brave world of being a serial entrepreneur and guest farm host! Looking forward to comparing notes on adventure tourism, good cuisine and what makes the African Bushveld such a captivating place. New guests are…
Interaction with guests
Our Malawian manager or myself is available at all times to make your stay hassle-free and to recommend or even participate in activities for you and your group.
Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
Always communicate through AirbnbTo protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.
About this place
When you stay in an Airbnb, you’re staying at someone’s place.
This is Jan’s place.
Kerry helps host.

Thabazimbi, Limpopo, South Africa

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: After 14:00
Checkout: 11:00
After 14:00

House Rules

  • Pets are allowed
  • Smoking is allowed


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