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Gandalf Safari Camp

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 73*
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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 April 2017

forgot to say that in a previous review Claus and Christina present your breakfast beautifully - I took photographs - Claus went to the effort of getting local mangoes for us to try and bake delicious German bread.They say it's the best breakfast along that coast and certainly we didn't have anything quite like it anywhere else in Reunion. Christina...

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Gandalf-Safari-Camp, Inhaber at Gandalf Safari Camp, responded to this review

Thank you very much, we hope to see you again soon on this fantastic Island Christina & Claus

Annecy, France
Reviewed 7 April 2017

It is not a hotel but a house or the owner (German) to turn rooms into a kind of guest house not super nice. The reception is at a minimum, comfort is just needed, you even have to pay extra for air conditioning, it's clean but without much interest.

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Gandalf-Safari-Camp, Inhaber at Gandalf Safari Camp, responded to this review

We are headding for french two stars label for a hotel without restaurant. Two stars means, that we do not offer any luxury services and accomodation, but everything you need.

sharmelsheikh
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Claus and Christina are wonderful hosts who will try to help you with your travel olans as much as possible. They wervery kind and accommodwting. Their rooms are themed and we stayed in the 'madafascar room'. We were able eto cook our own food in the evenings and enjoyed their beautiful garden. The. breakfast was more than adequate with fruit...

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 12 January 2015

Reunion is a very real slice of France in the Indian Ocean so if your french is a bit rusty best to read this and get yourself familiar with Claus and Cristina at Gandalfs Safari Camp! Claus and Cristina (originally from Germany so speak German, French and English) are absolutely wonderful hosts with a true and honest approach to hospitality....

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Gandalf-Safari-Camp, Owner at Gandalf Safari Camp, responded to this review

Hi Kerriden and Trevor, we have to say a big THANK YOU for your detailed review, that we appreciated a lot. You are just the kind of visitors, that our small Island looks for. Hope to meet you again. Christina & Claus, Gandalf & Eowyn

Hradec Kralove Region, Czech Republic
Reviewed 2 July 2014

We were so satisfied here, it was paradise for us. Kristina and Klaus are very nice people, helpful and kind to us, everything we need they do for us, good advices, recommendetion what to do in Reunion, so we are very happy to be there. Breakfast unusually rich (not only baguet and jam, but much more), you can also cook...

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Merano, Italy
Reviewed 21 November 2013

We stumbled upon Gandalf Safari while we were looking for other rooms. We were greeted warmly and immediately felt at home with Christina and Claus. The location is excellent and the rooms are very nice and clean, though basic. Breakfast was always abundant and delicious. Christina and Claus were very helpful with advice and infos about the Island and the...

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 24 October 2012

Having travelled extensively worldwide and stayed in all sorts of accommodation from tents to 5star+ Royal Caribbean cruise liners, Gandalf Safari is undoubtedly the best hospitality I have ever experienced. Klaus (owner) has worked in hospitality all over the world and it certainly showed in his "what more can I do to make my guests time in Reunion unforgettable" attitude....

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australia
Reviewed 22 July 2012

Cosy bed and breakfast based in the South not far from St Pierre airport. We stayed for over a week , firstly it was cost effective but the knowledge from the owners was invaluable and something that we found lacking at hotels on previous trips. Claus the owner was even up at 630 to check on the weather at the...

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London
Reviewed 5 March 2012

My partner and I had planned to go and see the volcano in Reunion but were unable to do so because of bad weather. Therefore we decided to go down to the coast and booked Gandalf Safari Camp in February 2012 for one night. All the rooms are individually themed and we got the Arabic room, which was uniquely decorated...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 April 2011

I've stayed at Gandalf Safari Camp twice (in Sept 2007 and April 2011) and the hotel is an absolute gem. The five rooms are wonderfully themed, vividly colourful and perfectly comfortable. Each room captures the exotic and diverse nature of la reunion brilliantly. The breakfast is fantastic and consists of bread, fruit, cereals, and exotic jams served outside in the...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hi,            my name is Gandalf, I am a Belgium Shepard (Malinois, friends call us affectionately "Malli"). I was born on June 26th, 2006. My home is close to St. Joseph, a city in the green and wild south of the Reunion Island. "Ile de de la Reunion" is a volcanic island in the Indian Ocean, about 800 km east of Madagascar and 180 km SW of its better known and elder sister Mauritius. On the picture, you spot me in Cilaos in the mountains of the island, in frond of the Col de Taibit, the pass towards Mafate. Actually, I am living at the coast, at the foot of an active Vulcan "Piton de la Fournaise" in Manapany les Bains, 200 m away of a protected bay for swimming, I am room mating with Christina, Claus and Eowyn. And of course with guests and friends who are spending their vacation with us. We are living in a guesthouse of Creole style, with 5 individually decorated rooms, porch, tropical garden and lots of smaller and bigger items to make their vacations on this remote island to an unforgettable adventure. Together with us at the GANDALF SAFARI CAMP, a small private Guesthouse on Reunion Island. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gandalf Safari Camp

Address: 87, bd. de l'Ocean | Manapany les Bains, Saint-Joseph 97480, Reunion Island
Region: Reunion Island > Arrondissement of Saint-Pierre > Saint-Joseph
Price Range: ₹ 4,476 - ₹ 4,931 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“veautiful rooms... ack gaden view rooms could e quieter”
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“Arabian room overlooks the garden.”
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“Ask for a sea facing window onto the Garden”
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“the creole room has a great sea-view.”
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