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The Phantom Forest Eco-Reserve

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Reviewed 4 January 2016

I had the 5 course dinner. Before that you have a view from the mountain, but at dinner you are more or less surrounded by the forest. This leads to annoying small insects around you during the dinner. Compared to other places it was overpriced...More

3  Thank NYzagat
Response from PhantomForest, Guest Relations Manager at The Phantom Forest Eco-ReserveResponded 6 January 2016

Phantom Forest is set inside an indigenous forest. A lot of the forest charm is experienced close at hand as the lodge meanders through trees, ferns and other indigenous growth. Unfortunately, small night-time insects are all part of this forest life. Our award winning boma...More

Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

Beware of Phantom Forest Restaurant We erroneously paid a R400 000(as apposed to R4000) to the Restaurant for a Dinner Booking for a group of friends. Phantom Forest Restaurant refused repayment.   We followed the standard procedure through the bank channels for a reversal of the...More

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Response from PhantomForest, Guest Relations Manager at The Phantom Forest Eco-ReserveResponded 23 December 2015

It is sad that Mr Graham has chosen to denigrade Phantom Forest in such a way over an unfortunate set of circumstances. Our bankers (FNB) were seriously guilty of bad inter-dept. communication where we were advised by their fraud dept. that this could be a...More

Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

Beautiful, quirky, discrete, sophisticated, brilliant food, slick service. That's what most 5* hotels out to offer but this was another level entirely. Take time to explore the site - all on boardwalks - finding the separate pools and lounges. Room amazing, loved the outdoor hot...More

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Response from PhantomForest, Guest Relations Manager at The Phantom Forest Eco-ReserveResponded 23 December 2015

Thank you for such an awesome response to your stay at Phantom Forest. We are glad that you explored all our "'quirky'' avenues of boardwalks and look forward to hosting you in the future once again! All the best to you and your loved ones...More

Reviewed 14 December 2015

We stayed 4 nights at Phantom Forest in one of these gorgeous tree houses. Embedded in the forest, linked with boardwalks these houses offer a unique ambience. We had a wonderful view over the Knysna Lagoon from our terrace and of course from the stylish...More

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Response from PhantomForest, Guest Relations Manager at The Phantom Forest Eco-ReserveResponded 23 December 2015

Thank you for your review of Phantom Forest. We are glad that you had a good stay with pleasant memories made and hope to host you once again in the future! Wishing you and your loved ones a blessed festive season!

Reviewed 24 November 2015

We stayed 2 nights at Phantom Forest and I wish we could have stayed more. Our upper tree camp lodge was exceptional . High in the canopy with vervet monkeys in the trees it really was in the wilds. The suite of rooms was of...More

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Response from PhantomForest, Public Relations Manager at The Phantom Forest Eco-ReserveResponded 27 November 2015

Thank you for your review of Phantom Forest. So glad that you had some interaction with some of our shy and also not so shy creatures that share our forest with us. We look forward to hosting you once again in the future.

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Robert C
18 January 2017|
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Response from Catherine T | Reviewed this property |
It is a lovely place for nature lover.. You will be totally "enchanté"....velvet Monkeys.. Lawries ..delicious food...and much more...a dream
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Singy56
27 September 2016|
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Hi Ian If you could please email me it is preferable to prebook treatments prior to arrival.
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Biffo619
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We do have availability please email me for more information email details on Website Kind regards Sandy
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"Our "upper tree house" room was gorgeous: comfortable, tasteful, with private deck and outdoor..."
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"We were in the High Camp."
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