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Freesia Avenue | Garden Route, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
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Ranked #15 of 48 Wilderness B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
Travellingirl58 Telford, United Kingdom
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Telford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A great house and idyllic location. Warm welcome from Elsabe on arrival and she has a wealth of information about the local area. Take her advice and you will have a great time. Our room was beautiful. The bed and pillows very comfortable. Tea and coffee with yummy rusks provided, and a Lindt chocolate each. Bathroom shower was very good,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This guest house is simply a jewel. The hosts were wonderful, the room was very nice and with an amazing view and the kitchen was superb. We are sorry to be there just for one night, but if we will have the change to travel again along the Garden Route we will for sure be back in Serendipity

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful experience. The owner was like a tour guide, she made several suggestions and although we knew the area we followed her recommendations and enjoyed every moment, we've been to places that we've never been before. Rooms and breakfast outstanding, the view, the tranquillity ...... Highly recommended, will definitely book again.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We stayed at Serendipity for one night only, unfortunately. The service and attention to detail by Elsabe and Phillip was exceptional. The personal touches like the welcome at the front door, the coffee in the lounge and especially the hot water bottles in the bed when we returned from dinner, were very welcome. Speaking of dinner, this was a wonderful... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We had the best honeymoon dinner at Serindipity! It was cuisine from out of this world with a personal touch to make you feel special!!!! Personal interaction with Chef which you don't have anymore at other restaurants. A must visit restaurant in the Wilderness!

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014 via mobile

We were recommended by our son who stayed at Serendipity earlier in the year. We were not disappointed. The setting is wonderful and we were made to feel at home by the owners, Philip and Elsabe. We also ate at the restaurant ( see separate review). The walk in the nature reserve is a must. We would have no hesitation... More

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Cape Town
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

we where on our yearly trip to wilderness where we run a marathon and it was our first stay at Serendipity Guesthouse and we had the pleasure to meet the Owners who where very friendly and helpful and the Dinner we enjoyed in the Restaurant was ''outstanding''

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Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

We chose Serendipity, because our Travel Guide (Dumont) recommended it. We stayed one night and also made a reseveration for the restaurant, which is led by Lizelle Stolze - one of South Africas best chefs de cuisine. Those who can afford and enjoy a good kitchen will find Serendipity a perfect place. We enjoyed our stay and would have liked... More

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Dronten, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Lovely family and very safe location.The restaurant was really perfect. Rooms are very comfortable. Bathroom a bit small for obese people. Make a trip to Oudshoorn and treat yourself with an ostrich handbag at Lugro-Ostrich Langenhoven Road.Drive to Prince Albert via Swartbergpass and return via Meiirngspoortpass

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Elsabe K, Owner at Serendipity, responded to this review

Thank you Anneke for taking time out to review your visit to SERENDIPITY. It was our pleasure to host you and your husband and your daughters and to assist you with planning your day-trips. You will be pleased to hear that we are upgrading our bathrooms during the next month. This will be a major renovation as we are going... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Elsabe, with Phillip in the background, is the perfect host here at Serendipity. A great location on the edge of the Lagoon and with just 4 rooms, all on the top floor, is ideally situated for Knysna (40 minutes), George (15 minutes) and Plettenberg Bay (75 minutes). Her daughters in-house dining extravaganza saves the car journey to elsewhere. Check out... More

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Elsabe K, Owner at Serendipity, responded to this review

As a Senior Contributor to TripAdvisor we appreciate your review of your recent stay at SERENDIPITY. As always it was lovely seeing you and Margaret again. please don't wait so long before your next visit. Regards Phillip & Elsabe More

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Address: Freesia Avenue | Garden Route, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Wilderness
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 4
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