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Buccaneers Lodge & Backpackers

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Room & Suite (67)
Pool & Beach (24)
Ratings and reviews
Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“horse riding”(15 reviews)
“surf lessons”(9 reviews)
“swimming pool”(9 reviews)
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What's included
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Beachfront
Pool
Restaurant
Suites
Bar/Lounge
Kitchenette
Laundry Service
Private Balcony
Free Wifi
Airport Transportation
Room Service
Fitness centre
3 Star Hotel
Buccaneers, set in beautiful indigenous gardens with magnificent views of the Cintsa Bay and lagoon, has been a haven for travelers for the last 17 years. With its great location and wide range of accommodation offering from camping to en-suite rooms and facilities like a swimming pool...
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Location and contact
| Cintsa West, Chintsa 5217, South Africa
34.8 km to East London Airport
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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

No words can express the amount of joy , fulfillment that one gets here.. We visited Bucs in March for Yanga’s 30th birthday. The staff and the owners went an extra mile in providing us with great hospitality. Try out their new co-living apartments, go...More

Thank Bheki D
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

We stopped over here for a night and I wish we could have stayed longer. Beautiful scenery (especially the view from the breakfast terrace) and a really fun vibe all around. The restaurant serves good food, the bar is well stocked and there’s lots to...More

Thank sarahkewsimpson
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

We had heard alot of amazing things about 'Buccs' and we were not disappointed! They have the most beautiful camp site and facilities, everything is clean and the staff are super friendly. We were so surprised at the size! It's almost resort like! And you...More

Thank Ziggy F
Reviewed 18 March 2018

The cottage itself is really nice and spacious. The kitchen is well equipped. The bedrooms were big as well as the bathroom. The view was really nice (overlooking the river and sea) The cottage would have been perfect if it had been more secluded. The...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

Situated over a lagoon with views of the beach and surrounding dunes is Buccaneers. This is a very nice hostel, especially if you have your own transportation. Arrival by shuttle somewhat limits how much you get to see of the surrounding area. The hostel is...More

Thank CFEIII
Response from BuccaneersCintsa, Owner at Buccaneers Lodge & BackpackersResponded 8 March 2018

thanks so much for the great review, and yes the monkeys are hugely entertaining! especially early in the morning! when you are keen to sleep. hope to see you again soon in the future

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Pool
Beachfront
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Laundry Service
Breakfast Available
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
USD 32 - USD 63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 32 - USD 63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
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Traveller (211)
Room & Suite (67)
Pool & Beach (24)
Dining (14)
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"Perfect room, clean, with all amenities and amazing veiw !!"
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"The older units are rustic but have all the facilities you need. The newer units are more sophisticated for..."
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"Private room with beach/lagoon view - stunning!"
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"If camping is not your style - splurge on a Sea View On-Suite room."
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