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Wilderness Manor Guest House

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   397 Waterside Road, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
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Wilderness Manor Guest House
Ranked #1 of 48 Wilderness B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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London, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recently stayed for 4 nights at at Wilderness Manor and had a fabulous stay. Gerald and JD are welcoming and set out to ensure that your time in Wilderness and the surrounding areas is both relaxing and time well spent. We acted on the advice given in terms of restaurants and suggested outings, which ranged from canoeing in local river... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Wilderness Manor is a beautifully presented property, inside and outside, in a delightfully quiet and picturesque location. Gerald and JD are the perfect hosts, who independently, and very kindly, arranged a dinner appointment for us at The Girls (which was great) when we were late arriving, and then further adjusting the booking so that we didn't have to rush. Even... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

This incredible home is somewhere that you just have to stay if you're travelling along the Garden Route. Gerald and JD were the consummate hosts, and we were sad to say goodbye the minute that we left. The house is luxury personified and we were so well looked after we felt like family. The breakfasts were incredible and the views... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
20 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

This is our fourth trip to SA and we have been very fortunate to stay in some superb accommodation over the years but none would rank as highly as Wilderness Manor. There is so much to commend but for a start he we go:- The location - Wilderness is just fabulous - great views, lovely beaches, some super restaurants (see... More

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Perth, Australia
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

If you want immaculate accommodations bordering a pristine wildlife area that is a lovely boardwalk into town, you have found it! I enjoyed lovely early morning walks on the boardwalk along the lagoon to the ocean. Then, we were served a delicious, hot breakfast. The factor that makes Wildness Manor stand out is the knowledge of the area and support... More

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St. Andrews, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

From our first 'hello' to our final 'goodbye', our hosts Gerald & JD ensured we were treated like VIPs in their beautiful home. A tranquil & beautiful setting to enjoy this spectacular part of the Garden Route. We long to return!

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king's lynn
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Just as good as we had been told. Breakfast on the verandah watching the sunbirds feeding, while we enjoyed our wonderful food. Spacious bedroom, bathroom, and private lounge and balcony looking over the lagoon. And then those enormous visitors' lounges with so much of interest to read or items to look at from all over the world. Shame that we... More

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Cirencester, United Kingdom
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123 reviews 123 reviews
44 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014 via mobile

Well, let's describe our stay. Wilderness is not the place for a dip in the sea! Victoria Bay 10 minutes away is good for that. Wilderness IS the place to stay for village living, good nature walks and the opportunity to stay at Wilderness Manor. Exceptionally well run with large rooms and bathrooms, excellent breakfasts and local knowledge expounded by... More

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Additional Information about Wilderness Manor Guest House

Address: 397 Waterside Road, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Wilderness
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites
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Ranked #1 of 48 B&Bs / Inns in Wilderness
Hotel Class:4 star — Wilderness Manor Guest House 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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