Serendipity on Allyn is set in the Upper Hunter region overlooking the Allyn River. It is located next to the historic St Mary's Church, dating back to the mid 1840's with many interesting monuments and tombstones, in the attached cemetery. The property offers spacious self-contained suites boasting a fully-equipped kitchen. All suites have a wood burning fireplace as well as air-conditioning. Breakfast hampers are supplied for you to prepare in room. All suites at Serendipity on Allyn feature a dining and lounge area with a flat-screen TV with free-to-air channels, a DVD/CD player and bluetooth speakers. Linen and towels are provided. Each has a private outdoor area Serendipity on Allyn is 60-minute drive from to Hunter Valley wineries and Barrington Tops, a World Heritage Listed National Park. Dungog is a 20-minute scenic drive from the property, where you will find a range of interesting activities, including the Tin Shed Boutique Brewery & Cafe, the Palais Theater where film festivals are held through the year. There are a number of country pubs, cafes and the local RSL club. There are also some art galleries and antique shops to browse.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.8)

Free Private Parking Available On Site




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  • Anneandrenata
    Australia Australia
    Far away from everything. No internet, no phone. Our dogs were in heavens! (And so were we)
  • Matteo
    Australia Australia
    Wonderful property, very well resented - delicious breakfast and great hosts
  • Paul
    Australia Australia
    Everything. The location, the accommodation, the added touches and the most wonderful hosts

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Serendipity on Allyn
No mobile phones - No internet Experience the Joy Of Missing Out. Situated in the Upper Hunter, on a bend of the beautiful Allyn River, Serendipity on Allyn is a unique haven from the hustle & bustle of city life. No mobile phones or internet - just the peace & serenity of our special hideaway where you can just chill out with a good book & re-charge the batteries. Go for a drive around the local area, to enjoy the stunning wilderness scenery of the Barringtons, or the picture postcard vistas of 'quaint' Dungog. This is the ideal spot for that romantic interlude or to celebrate that special moment, in the tranquil & relaxing atmosphere of Serendipity on Allyn.​​ The rooms are set within the grounds of the old Allynbrook School, with lawns & gardens to enjoy. They offer self-contained accommodation, all with private areas within the gardens. Serendipity shares it's little corner of paradise with the historic St Mary's Church with many old monuments & headstones, dating back to the early 1800s.
Language spoken: English

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Amenities of Serendipity on Allyn
Great facilities! Review score, 9.8

Most popular amenities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free parking
  • Breakfast
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Accessible parking
No internet access available.
  • Dining table
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenette
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Sofa
  • Fireplace
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • CD player
  • DVD player
  • TV
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Electric blankets
  • Soundproof
  • Private entrance
  • Ironing facilities
  • Iron
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Terrace
  • Sun deck
  • Barbecue
  • BBQ facilities
  • Patio
  • Garden
Food & Drink
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/Coffee maker
  • Hiking
  • Fishing
Outdoor & View
  • Mountain view
  • Garden view
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Express check-in/out
  • Adults only
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
Languages Spoken
  • English

Property practice

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House rules

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From 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM

You need to let the property know what time you'll be arriving in advance.


Until 11:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Mastercard Visa Cash Serendipity on Allyn accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Please inform Serendipity on Allyn of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Payment before arrival by bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

License number: PID-STRA-18437

FAQs about Serendipity on Allyn

  • Serendipity on Allyn offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking
    • Fishing

  • Check-in at Serendipity on Allyn is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Serendipity on Allyn has the following number of bedrooms:

    • 1 bedroom

    For more detailed info, check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

  • The prices at Serendipity on Allyn may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Serendipity on Allyn can accommodate this group size:

    • 2 guests

    For more detailed info, check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

  • Yes, Serendipity on Allyn is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Yes, there are options at this property that have a terrace. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Serendipity on Allyn on this page.

  • Serendipity on Allyn is 350 feet from the center of Allynbrook. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.