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4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   397 Waterside Road, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
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Wilderness Manor Guest House
Ranked #1 of 49 Wilderness B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for one night only on our travels through the Garden Route. Gerald and JD were so welcoming sharing a glass of wine with us whilst pointing out things to do/see in the area. I would have loved to have spent more time there, rooms were huge and comfortable and beautifully styled. Nothing was a problem for them... More

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Irvine, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our extended family of 7 stayed here for one night on our Garden Route drive from Pt E to Cape Town in late July 2014. I only wish it would have been longer. Beautiful home full of perfect decor and antiques, heavy wood furniture; two lovely common rooms and several bedrooms - we had the entire place, as it sleeps... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed here one night, on our drive through SA, and it was such a treat! The owners Gerald and JD are really amazing, very charming and with a wonderful hospitality. The welcome we got was unique, so friendly and personal, we loved it! We were very happy with all the information and tips we got, very... More

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Dublin, Ireland
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

My wife and I stayed one night on our way back to Cape Town and from the moment we arrived until we left both Gerald and JD could not do enough for us from telling us about places to visit to the best restaurants. The house is very nice and everything you could ask for is at hand. Sorry we... More

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Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
59 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Stayed for 2 nights, early May in a luxury, lagoon facing, upper floor room (No 4) We can but confirm everything good that has been written regarding this Guest House Wonderful welcome from Gerald and JD. Tea on arrival then to our huge but friendly room, overlooking the lagoon with a long balcony and equally large bathroom. Everything one could... More

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South Africa
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

My husband and I recently spent 2 nights at Wilderness Manor to break our trip from Cape Town to the Eastern Cape.......the Wilderness is a great place to make that stop as it is peaceful and not heavily commercialised. We chose Wilderness Manor after visiting Tripadvisor reviews and we are very happy to add our very positive comments to the... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

This is the best place you can stay along the Garden Route! Gerald and JD were amazing hosts and the stay at Wilderness Manor was one of the highlights of our trip. They were absolutely delightful people to be around, and the hospitality we received for the three nights stay was unbelievable. We stayed at the lagoon facing room on... More

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Arnhem, The Netherlands
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Immediately upon arrival we were greeted by the owners and given a tour throughout. The owners solved any issue we had an were on site the entire time we were there. They gave us insight on the area; places to visit, roads to take, where to eat. The house is just a short drive into Wilderness and had a BEAUTIFUL... More

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Lovely personal guest house. Gerald & JD were very friendly, full of useful local advice. Lots of maps and advice on hand. Helped booking restaurants and activities. Beautiful breakfast, amazing room with huge bathroom. Great view over the lagoon. Fantastic recommendation for dinner at 'The girls'. Definitely recommend, although only a small guest house with only 4 rooms service surpassed... More

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Windsor, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

It was a shame we only stayed in Wilderness for 1 night - we could have stayed for so much longer. Gerald and JD are fantastic hosts, they couldn't do enough for us and the B&B itself is amazing. Fantastic attention to detail to throughout. Maxwell and Maggie the golden labs are gorgeous too so if you're missing your own... More

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Address: 397 Waterside Road, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Wilderness
Hotel Class:4 star — Wilderness Manor Guest House 4*

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Wilderness Manor is an elegant and refined Colonial Guest House situated in Waterside Road, overlooking the beautiful Wilderness Lagoon, in the scenic village of Wilderness.Step out of the front door and onto the boardwalk for an easy and safe stroll to golden beaches, restaurants and village shops.This exquisitely decorated home has an ambiance of tranquility, serenity and style. Relax in the spacious guest lounge or billiard / reading room decorated in an African Colonial style, with oriental rugs, art and antiques. Enjoy superb views from the balconies overlooking the lagoon. Retire to the spacious and luxurious lagoon facing rooms or to the standard garden room.Wilderness Manor is centrally located to explore the lakes area and nearby Garden Route towns like Knysna, Plettenberg Bay, Mossel Bay and Oudtshoorn in the Klein Karoo. Spend the day walking on endless beaches, playing golf, bird watching, canoeing, cycling and hiking. A three or four night stay is ideal to explore the Garden Route and Klein Karoo from Wilderness Manor. ... more   less 
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