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West Sussex
Reviewed 13 February 2016

We spent a lovely three nights at Serendipity last month - our second visit. This is a great location, with views over the lagoon. It is also convenient for accessing the National Park. We made use of canoes provided and paddled up river towards the waterfall - magic! Accommodation is top class and the restaurant for an evening meal is...

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Devon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 February 2016

This is one of our very favourite guest houses. Lovely room with the most comfortable bed and pillows and a splendid breakfast using quality products. Elsabe's hospitality is excellent and everywhere is clean and tidy.

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 11 January 2016

All round excellent.Superb location on the Touws River.Warm and friendly.Room very comfortable and modern.Very peacefull.Can highly recommend.Has a top class restaurant on site.Safe and secure parking.

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Pretoria
Reviewed 7 January 2016

Excellent breakfast, careful attention to detail and a charming hostess in the form of Elsabe. All these coupled with a great room and beautiful surrounds made for a wonderful three days in Wilderness.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 3 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 28 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 23 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 13 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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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: $166 - $202 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Serendipity 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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“All rooms identical”
 of 5 bubbles Ginger234, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms overlook the water, and share a common deck”
 of 5 bubbles mesandra57, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“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
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