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Serendipity

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Freesia Avenue | Garden Route, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
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Ranked #12 of 52 Wilderness B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The accommodation was very very comfortable and we had a balcony that overlooked the water. MOST amazing was the hospitality. We went for dinner and were invited for cocktails with other guests in a beautiful lounge. We were given menus and it was 5 courses. But there were choices. Every single dish was explained in detail including the pairing. All... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was excellent and the secondary 'entertainment' by Rudolph and Lizelle by far outweighed our expectations. She is a very gifted chef and the various taste sensations she creates on a single plate is phenomenal. She surpasses the norm and pushes the envelope with her creativity. Rudolph is a wine raconteur and his wine pairing suggestions are off the... More 

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Excellent - a bath would have made the difference! The rest was fantastic - highly recommended. Great location wish we had more time to do some paddling. Easy to find and safe parking - will visit again.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

This was our third visit to Serendipity but our first time as residents. We spent two days here to celebrate a birthday and we were not disappointed with the comfort and facilities of the guesthouse. We had a lovely view of the lagoon and we were well placed for the facilities of Wilderness. Everyone was very friendly and helpful and... More 

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great bardfield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

After a long drive, Serendipity was a welcome overnight stop for the four of us. We had heard about their restaurant's reputation, but unfortunately our one night was on a Sunday, so we missed out on that treat. However, our hosts were very welcoming and helped us with an alternative eating place nearby, which was also very good. Delicious choice... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Returned again, We found the rooms are great clean well furnished, the welcome warm and personal. If you want to eat with one of the best chefs in South Africa.... the restaurant is excellent. Will come back as soon as possible

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We stayed at Serendipity for one night, but wished we had time to stay for longer. A beautiful setting overlooking the lake. The rooms are well decorated and warm and open onto a balcony. I highly recommend dinner in the restaurant. The experience is so personal and the food is delicious. Recommend wine pairing as well. A highlight was going... More 

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Preston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This was our 4th visit to Serendipity, so that in itself speaks louder than words. The guesthouse sits at the far end of waterside rd and backs onto the lovely lagoon. Complimentary canoes are provided to idle away the hours rowing upstream towards the waterfall. The water is warm and shallow in many places, so you can easily jump out... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

From beginning to end this was a delightful dining experience, the description of each course over cocktails, the service and the wonderful food, beautifully presented was difficult to fault and we and our friends thoroughly enjoyed every moment Please go and enjoy but be sure to book ahead

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Noordwijk, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

The food is amazing !! Very clean room and nice & helpful staff ! Great beach. City center on walking distance (20min.nice walk!!) Beautiful hiking and kayaks from the hotel - very nice! Bird watching

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