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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent host we were presented with a beautiful bottle of wine on arrival. The accommodation was clean crisp and welcoming The bedrooms were spacious and offered a comfortable bed, toiletries were high end with that touch of luxury. Fantastic breakfast, the food was beautifully fresh and tasty. Guest house was in a great location with beautiful views from each of...

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved every minute of my stay there, the rooms are tastefully decorated . The staff were very welcoming and helpful . Breakfast was just what you wanted, fresh fruit and yoghurt and a good fry up. The dinner was out of this world, I had the food and wine pairing and everything was amazing.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our hosts offer a home away from home. The welcome is warm and the hospitality, genuine. The setting on the Touw River is lovely - a considered layout ensures privacy and allows everyone views out onto the river. Our every need was anticipated. We highly recommend both the guest house and the restaurant.

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed over for 1 night and enjoyed dinner in the restaurant. The restaurant was indeed fine dining and it was a fantastic experience overall (especially with the wine pairing). The location of the guest house / restaurant is also first class. Would love to go back one day. Highly recommended.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2016

I must remind myself not to book one night only on a Sunday and miss the promise of one of Serendipity's famous dinners ! If the dinner is as good as everything else at Serendipity it would be fine indeed .

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Thank Mike K
Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

We spent four nights at this lovely house during our honeymoon. The room was cleaned twice daily, breakfast served fresh every morning, and the family helped us with all tours booking and drives to the restaurants. Outstanding service and stay!

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Thank sadeemalh
Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Serendipity is a little gem tucked away in beautiful Wilderness. A stunning guesthouse on the Touwsriver lagoon. The view from the deck is amazing with abundant birdlife. Elsabe is a wonderful hostess making you feel welcome from the moment you arrive. Rooms are comfortable with absolutely everything you need. Breakfast is a real treat! All in all a fantastic place...

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1Thank Niccyhdb
Klerksdorp, South Africa
Reviewed 21 September 2016

WOW ! Serendipity ... not just met what we expected and we heard it is GREAT, it FAR exceeded our expectations. What a super 4 days we had, from our super luxury room to our fresh spectacular breakfast served by Elsabi every morning herself. Thank you Elsabi, the view from our room will remain close to my heart and Elsabi's...

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1Thank seanttill
Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Not to be missed! Our rooms were great and had a deck overlooking the river. The food is exceptional and the chef seems well known far and wide for her skills. Our hosts were welcoming and helpful. Guests have use of the canoes and the garden is teeming with birds. There are lots of walks in the vicinity.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Should you find yourself in Wilderness along the Garden Route, plan to spend at least one night at Serendipity Country House with hosts Elsabe and Philip. Their attention to detail is excellent in every respect from comfortable rooms opening onto a generous balcony overlooking the lagoon to superb breakfasts . There are 4 rooms (all en suite) with tea/ coffee...

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  • Free Breakfast
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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: $170 - $207 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Serendipity 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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“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
“All rooms excellent”
 of 5 bubbles thecommissioner41, 11 Nov 2015 | Read review
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