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Serendipity

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Attentive owners run an extremely welcoming establishment. The rooms all open out onto a comfortable balcony overlooking the garden and lagoon, making for a tranquil experience and a good nights sleep. The walks in the area are very good and the owner will provide suggestions and maps. We returned here after 12 years and were delighted to find the restaurant...

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We had a Lovell if too short visit to Serendipity .It was a Sunday in January 2017 .Unfortunately the highly regarded restaurant is closed so no chance to try it ..Everything was to our liking good breakfast and lovely rooms overlooking the lagoon Wilderness is very nice but a bit on the quiet side .Top marks for location and friendly...

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Rickmansworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Great restaurant Rooms - called suites - are small with tiny bathrooms and would benefit with upgrading and modernising. Not very clean. The communal terrace is OK providing no-one is smoking outside.

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Kent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Very comfortable room with beautiful river view. We had dinner at Serendipity on our 2nd night which was a sublime experience in a lovely setting. Welcoming host, Elsabe made us feel so at home. Breakfast was also great.

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Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We booked at the last moment and we're lucky to get a table for the 4 of us. Thanks to the chef and staff for looking after us so well the food was top class and the fine dining experience was amazingly good the chocolate desert was to die for

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Sedgefield, South Africa
Reviewed 17 February 2017

We recently celebrated a milestone anniversary by spending 2 nights at this unquestionably 5-star guesthouse. Accommodation is top class, with careful attention to detail to ensure guests' comfort. Then there is the restaurant - another spoil! Again attention to detail, attentive staff and absolutely delicious and usually different combinations make this a fine dining experience of note. We will definitely...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Wonderful hospitality as always from philip and elsabe. Beautiful house beside the lagoon a pleasant walk to the village and the beach. Excellent day walks in the national park close by. Add all this to an acclaimed in house restaurant and what more could you want. Thank you both until the next time!

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Elsabe K, Owner Managed at Serendipity, responded to this review

Dear Vivienne and David It is always a pleasure to host guests like yourself. Thank you for taking time in writing a review. As returning guests it is great to find you in good health and we are looking forward to many more good time together.

Essex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

The restaurant and chefs were lovely.They were so enthusiastic and we had an incredible meal. Without much warning they managed to cope with my food allergies. The accommodation was spotless.although the management were very formal.. It didn't feel like a relaxing experience at the guest house,although the breakfast was nice ,we were asked what time we would be down and...

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Elsabe K, Owner at Serendipity, responded to this review

Dear Brulynne Thank you for taking time to write your positive review specially about our dinner, spotless accommodation and nice breakfast. Was this humour from your side to say you dare not be late for breakfast ? I hope so otherwise your wording are not correct. As a point of interest, we made an exception (after a few emails and...

Reviewed 28 December 2016

Such an amazing stay. Their attention to detail is remarkable. So accommodating and friendly. We also booked for dinner which was outstanding, we have many food requirements and they are the first restaurant ever to go to so much trouble for us.

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Elsabe K, Owner at Serendipity, responded to this review

Hi Christelle Thank you for your wonderful review. It was our pleasure to host the family. We strive to accommodate our guests food requirements and I am happy that we are the first restaurant ever - as you mentioned - that took care of your special needs. We are looking forward to your next visit

Kiel, Germany
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Wonderful surroundings - restaurant in a big lodge with a nice view on the water (not the ocean, though). The tables are set in several small rooms which seem to have been diningroom, livingrooms and halls of the lodge. A 3 course menue is offered - not much choice, but it was excellently cooked. We had springbok and bonito. The...

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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: €111 - €134 (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”
Ginger234, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms overlook the water, and share a common deck”
mesandra57, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Not many options, you can't go wrong.”
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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seanttill, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All four rooms are lovely.”
ShirwellRobynK, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
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