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Xanadu Guest Villa
Ranked #7 of 60 Wilderness B&B and Inns
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Reviewed 20 April 2014

Everything about this guest villa is 'luxury'. Our suite was great; the views unforgettable; the attention to details remarkable. The Villa's decors reflect taste, colours, beautiful fabrics and the hostess 's fabulous paintings. Have to mention the hot breakfast, what a feast. Quite a few steps to get to the penthouse though!

  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 15 April 2014

Really has the wow factor !! From entering to exiting. The decor is so tastefully done, every little detail has been accomplished. The breakfast and service and how it was presented as to be commmented on. Will definately spend another visit at this super guest villa. Also must mention that the hosts were so accomodating and welcoming. One not to miss on your visit to South Africa !!!l

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 10 April 2014

This is the 3rd time we visited Xanadu Guest Villa. My wife and I come here for quality time, to relax and unwind.

The owners Albert and Tersia each time remembers us and this time upon our arrival immediately asked "how's the baby doing?" who we left at the grandparents - we are definitely not just a number like you would feel staying at a hotel.

The guest house décor is superb. We love the ambiance they create in the guest house by the décor and the soft background music that plays via an iPod.I have spent time reading other reviews and I am confused by the odd review where the guest complains about the decor... this is 5-star decor, what more to say? These people must have very strange taste, and even if it's not your taste, you can still appreciate it for what it is and not complain just because its not in line with your taste? My wife also mentioned that she wants music like that to be playing in our own house....

The views are spectacular. Ten steps down onto your "private" beach with complimentary beach towels, chair, umbrella and other beach toys.

Lovely breakfast - more than enough variety. You can choose to sit at the round table for 8 people and get to know other guests and exchange ideas for day trips in and around the area, or you can sit at the other two smaller tables if you are perhaps not in the mood to mingle. If you sit at the 8-seater and Albert/Tersia comes past, they will introduce you to the other guests if you haven't gotten to know then already, which is nice.

The rooms are exactly like to photos on the website - perfect.

Overall we remained extremely satisfied with our stay once again, and we will keep returning!

Room Tip: If it's available, opt for one of the sea facing rooms - spectacular views of the ocean!
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  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 1 April 2014

A very comfortable och luxury guesthouse at the Wilderness Beach. Nice rooms and a lovely garden to relax in. The beach is just a few meters away. Try to book the suite on the top floor with a terrace with 180 view. But note that the location just at the beach will make you hear the ocean the whole time, day and night!

  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled with family
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Reviewed 29 March 2014

We stayed for one night this month on our journey along the Garden Route. This is a beautiful home though maybe outdated and the views are spectacular. We loved our time on the beach. We just felt that the owners were a little impersonal and we did not relaxed here the way we did every where else we stayed.

Room Tip: Very traditional decor but large rooms
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  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled as a couple
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XanaduGuestVilla, Owner at Xanadu Guest Villa, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2014

Dear Friend,
You arrived late in the afternoon and departed directly after breakfast , not much time to get to know you! We had 12 other guests to attend to .Had you stayed longer we may have been able to connect better with you.
Why do you fail to mention that we upgraded you at NO EXTRA CHARGE to a room of R3000.00 per night from a room of R2000.00?
Via Con Dios.
Albert & Tersia.

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Reviewed 21 March 2014

It was one of the finest locations on our South Africa Tour. Albert - as a former lawyer - and his beautiful wife Tersia have realized their life dream in a perfect translation of "luxury for our guests". We had the "Neptune Suite" and we felt like Neptune: with an incredible view direct onto the sea. The big panorama windows and the roof terrace gave us the feeling of being the only people between heaven and waves. Thank you very much for this exclusive experience.

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Reviewed 19 March 2014

Would never have a holiday in South Africa and not stay at Zanadu!! It just gets better and better. It,s one of the places you go for a holiday and take great joy in recommending it to everyone . I hope it,s not too long before we return!!

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Additional Information about Xanadu Guest Villa

Address: No. 43 Die Duin, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
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Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Wilderness
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 60 B&Bs / Inns in Wilderness
Price Range: £108 - £234 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Xanadu Guest Villa 5*
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Xanadu Guest Villa is situated right on the beachfront of the beautiful, unspoilt Wilderness Beach, the jewel in the crown of South Africa’s famous and scenic Garden Route. Centrally located for day trips to Oudtshoorn (1hr), Knysna (30 min) Plettenberg Bay (45min), and even to Addo Elephant National Park (3hrs), this luxurious Garden Route guest villa is the perfect choice for your Wilderness Garden Route accommodation.Save yourself the chore of packing and unpacking every day. You can explore this wonderful region and at the end of the day return to Xanadu Guest Villa, the best of accommodation, and still have time for a beach walk and a sundowner on our pool deck.WINNER 2013 : TO TRAVEL AWARDS "BEST GUESTHOUSE ON THE GARDEN ROUTE"FREE UNCAPPED WI FI 24/7. ... more   less 
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