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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed January 12, 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 July 1, 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 November 21, 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 October 24, 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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2Thank RusandTraceMeyer
australia
Reviewed July 22, 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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3Thank zavodmiru
London
Reviewed March 5, 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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3Thank Rolfbusk
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 30, 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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
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  • 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
Location: Reunion Island > Arrondissement of Saint-Pierre > Saint-Joseph
Price Range: $67 - $78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Arabian room overlooks the garden.”
 of 5 bubbles Kerriden, Jan 12, 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a sea facing window onto the Garden”
 of 5 bubbles RusandTraceMeyer, Oct 24, 2012 | Read review
“the creole room has a great sea-view.”
 of 5 bubbles rsm45, Apr 30, 2011 | Read review
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