Mountain view
Pet friendly
BBQ facilities

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 9.7 for a two-person trip.

Serendipity on Allyn has been welcoming guests since Mar 4, 2014

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.7)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish

Free Private Parking Available On Site




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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
Natural Beauty
  • River Allyn River
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Closest Airports
  • Newcastle Airport
    34.4 miles
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Amenities of Serendipity on Allyn
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
Sit back and relax
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Sun deck
  • Barbecue
  • BBQ facilities
  • Patio
  • Garden
Freedom to eat when you want
  • Dining table
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenette
Room Amenities
Extra comfort
  • Socket near the bed
  • Electric blankets
  • Soundproof
  • Private entrance
  • Ironing facilities
  • Iron
Outdoor & View
Enjoy the view
  • Mountain view
  • Garden view
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Fishing
Living Area
Space for everyone to be together
  • Dining area
  • Sofa
  • Fireplace
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
Fun for everyone under one roof
  • Flat-screen TV
  • CD player
  • DVD player
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/Coffee maker
No internet access available.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Street parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Express check-in/out
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Adults only
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Serendipity on Allyn takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:00 PM - 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

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Mastercard Visa 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

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

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.

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

The New South Wales Government has issued a mandatory code of conduct outlining the rights and obligations of people either hosting or renting accommodations on a short-term basis, including a complaints process.

License number: PID-STRA-18437

FAQs about Serendipity on Allyn

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

  • Serendipity on Allyn is 350 feet from the center of Allynbrook.

  • Guests staying at Serendipity on Allyn can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish

  • 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 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.

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

    • Hiking
    • Fishing

  • Serendipity on Allyn has the following number of bedrooms:

    • 1 bedroom

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