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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

We spent one night at Serendipity and enjoyed it thoroughly. The room was beautiful with a great attention to detail, and comfortable beds. One thing to consider is that because the guest house is a restaurant as well, there may be noise from downstairs at night. This did not bother us as it quickly quietened down after 10. The view...

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Lucerne, Switzerland
Reviewed 28 December 2015

We loved our stay at the Serendipity, very relaxing. The location is just perfect. Dinner was absolutely great and breakfast was lovely too with fresh fruits and croissants and eggs. The owners are very helpful. We will be back one day.

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Wernau, Germany
Reviewed 27 December 2015

Lovely persons and perfect introduced menues! Great rooms but unfortunately bad weather. We will come again to enjoy also the nice beach around. Dont chance anything, its all like it should. Even our friends joined for a dinner were happy about the food and the lovely surounding.

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Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

Elsabe and family. Thanks for a great experience. From the food to the room to the excellence in the detail, everything was on a level where you surprised us each time! Thanks for the conversations Elsabe, Susan and I enjoyed the chats allot!

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Almere, The Netherlands
Reviewed 12 December 2015

This experience was so good that we didn't want to leave. We felt at home from the very first minute. However, the food, breakfast and dinner was much much better than home, in fact it was excellent. The staff was wonderfull and the owner and her family where lovely. Arie and Jane

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 December 2015

This could be described as a 'restaurant with rooms'. The cooking and service on both nights was at an outstanding level. The chef is well recognised for her talents and clearly also has excellent organisational abilities ( which enables her to spend a bit of time with the customers rather than just in the kitchen). The bedrooms are very comfortable,...

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 November 2015

Secure parking in beautiful gardens, nice welcome in the really nice dining hall. Our room was magnificent. Everything worked well, we had access to a shared balcony with great views. (A screened private area was also available). Nice toiletries and a little glass of port left in our rooms were also nice touches. Breakfast was very nice, although a lack...

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Alexandria, Virginia
Reviewed 11 November 2015

Had three of the four rooms - all well appointed, access to deck overlooking river - friendly, excellent service - great dinners in the restaurant; with bountiful breakfast provided as part of the B & B guesthouse - owners warm, helpful - don't miss if in the area.

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Reviewed 7 November 2015

We had a fantastic stay at the oasis that is Serendipity, beautiful guest house overlooking the lagoon at Wilderness. Our room was tastefully decorated and opened onto the patio where we enjoyed fabulous pre-dinner drinks, white port with a twist of lemon for me, while Rudolf, talked us through the menu of his award winning chef wife, Lizelle. We then...

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Reviewed 1 November 2015

Fantastic experience...the rooms are well-appointed with a beautiful shared patio overlooking the river. Special touches include delicious homemade biscotti in the room each day and a local sherry. The hosts are very friendly and helpful with local information. I enjoyed every moment. Location offered great access to the entire Garden Route region and you can walk to the beach and...

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Serendipity Wilderness, a 5-Star Restaurant and Guesthouse, is a sprawling multi-storey residence with serene and graceful double volume public areas, with fireplaces, situated in a manicured garden on the banks of the Touw River Lagoon, managed by academic and professionally trained owners. Dining at Serendipity offers superb cuisine, friendly and professional service in a graceful setting. A five course South African inspired menu, experienced in a refined atmosphere, is the benchmark of Serendipity ... more   less 

Additional Information about Serendipity

Address: Freesia Avenue | Garden Route, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Wilderness
Price Range: $157 - $190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Serendipity 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Not many options, you can't go wrong.”
 of 5 bubbles 616christelleb, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“WE had room 2, but from my knowledge all the rooms look over the lagoon, so all the rooms are perfect views”
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 of 5 bubbles seanttill, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All four rooms are lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles ShirwellRobynK, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room 3 has great views and is to the right of building, but little noisy due to kitchen.”
 of 5 bubbles plgibbs, 8 May 2016 | Read review
“All rooms access the balcony facing the river.”
 of 5 bubbles 920PaulM, 1 Feb 2016 | Read review
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