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Klerksdorp, South Africa
Reviewed 21 September 2016

WOW ! Serendipity ... not just met what we expected and we heard it is GREAT, it FAR exceeded our expectations. What a super 4 days we had, from our super luxury room to our fresh spectacular breakfast served by Elsabi every morning herself. Thank you Elsabi, the view from our room will remain close to my heart and Elsabi's...

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Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Not to be missed! Our rooms were great and had a deck overlooking the river. The food is exceptional and the chef seems well known far and wide for her skills. Our hosts were welcoming and helpful. Guests have use of the canoes and the garden is teeming with birds. There are lots of walks in the vicinity.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Should you find yourself in Wilderness along the Garden Route, plan to spend at least one night at Serendipity Country House with hosts Elsabe and Philip. Their attention to detail is excellent in every respect from comfortable rooms opening onto a generous balcony overlooking the lagoon to superb breakfasts . There are 4 rooms (all en suite) with tea/ coffee...

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Durban.
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Exquisite setting, magnificent cuisine, incredible hospitality. We were treated like kings and queens by everyone, nothing was too much trouble, every whim was catered for, the kindness was tangible and you ended up feeling like you were a very cherished family member.

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Saint Francis Bay, South Africa
Reviewed 25 May 2016

My husband and I treated ourselves to an evening at Serendipity. The accommodation was exceptional and we were made to feel so welcome. We ate dinner that evening at Serendipity and I have to say that if you find yourself in the vicinity you should definitely put this on your bucket list. A Gourmet Experience!! Even our breakfast was outstanding...

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 8 May 2016

We spent our first wedding anniversary at Serendipity, based on the excellent feedback on TripAdvisor. Elsabé is a wonderful host, and the personal attention to detail by her and her Lizelle (at the restaurant) made it a very special stay for us. The guest house is on the banks of the Touw river, and the complimentary use of the canoes...

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Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

Highly recommended for comfort as it felt like home to our group. 😉 Tasty food....personal service and detail from the hosts. A property well maintained. Thanks for creating a stunning memory. We really enjoyed staying over at Serendipity. We will be back.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 20 April 2016

The Hostess, Elsabe was most accomodating to our needs. The room was very comfortable. The room had a beautifull view. We highly recommend the restaurant. The food was excellent, and the service was very good.

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Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 20 April 2016

A very nice return-stay at a wonderful well located place. The hosts are very committed to making each stay a memorable one and the restaurant is excellent with the husband telling a nice story about the menu and the wife cooking marvelously for a great culinary experience.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 April 2016

If you want an experience you will always remember then you need to visit Serendipity. Words cannot express the care and consideration the family and their staff takes with each customer. The food is sublime, the service outstanding and the overall experience fantastic.

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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: ₹ 8,192 - ₹ 9,898 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Serendipity 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Not many options, you can't go wrong.”
 of 5 bubbles 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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 of 5 bubbles seanttill, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All four rooms are lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles ShirwellRobynK, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room 3 has great views and is to the right of building, but little noisy due to kitchen.”
 of 5 bubbles plgibbs, 8 May 2016 | Read review
“All rooms access the balcony facing the river.”
 of 5 bubbles 920PaulM, 1 Feb 2016 | Read review
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