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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 25 November 2015

After trekking down the dirt road in search of a nice place to have sundowners we were informed by the barman that only residents would be served in the pub. While I have no problem with this rule, adequate signage at the turnoff, where the sign for the backpackers and pub is would have saved us a wasted 15 minute...

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Reviewed 24 November 2015 via mobile

Oh we felt almost sad to leave this place even though we had great thingsWe coming up. This place is truly amazing. First of all the location is great, with a stunning view and an almost private beach. The buccaneers offers suites and lodges next to hostel facilities. We stayed at the Biko suite with ocean view from both our...

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2Thank Tsjitske Anne P
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 18 November 2015 via mobile

One of the best backpackers I have stayed in! We had a family room which overlooked the lagoon it was bliss! My six year old enjoyed the setting pool and the wifi! We took advantage of the Indian buffet which was very tasty! We will definitely visit again and stay in the tutu room The Vermeulens, Jersey CI

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 18 November 2015

I was at Buccs for the birthday bash that happened this year and it was quite the jol! Thanks to the Buccs staff for an awesome time! The pirate party and food was fantastic! Of course Buccaneers is in one of those locations you just MUST visit if you are anywhere near the area. There are beautiful rooms, a great...

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Ocean City, Maryland
Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

When you want serene beachfront views and dazzling seashell filled beaches with quaint treetop cottages, Buccaneers is the place to be. Courteous staff, clean accommodations, and a lively bar to host good vibes and libations. Markets are a bit of a hike to get to, but after taking in all the beauty that surrounds this retreat, it's worth a good...

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Thank Autumn R
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 14 November 2015

Buccaneers is situated beautifully with views from almost every point: the main lounge, the bar, the dining room and from our small but lovely cabin! There is lush, indigenous forest, a walk to a little dam, and a swimming pool, pool table, bar, volley ball court and lovely grassy camping area on the bottom near the beach. The staff was...

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Pelham, Canada
Reviewed 29 October 2015

Arrived a day early and while they didn't have a room that we had booked the following day, they gave us a better room at the same price. The view from just about everywhere at Buccaneers is fantastic. All the units are terraced on the hillside so every unit has a good view. it is rustic and clean and the...

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Cologne, Germany
Reviewed 20 October 2015

We had an wonderful stay at Buccaneers, in a lovely room with sea view and lovely staff. We enjoyed the mexican dinner on Thursday a lot, the food was delicious, very nice vibe with people of all ages who get along very well and a nice "party" in the bar afterwords. When we went to bed, we didn't hear the...

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Norwalk, CT
Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

Cabin was nice and spacious. Beautiful view of the inlet/water. Easy walk to the beach with a cool raised foot bridge. Had canoes but we're not able to use them. Beware of kitchen hours if arriving late: they do not serve dinner after 7pm and you need to put an order in before 5pm. Closest restaurant was around the bay...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 9 October 2015

I'm writing this email to thank you for your hospitality. I couldn't have asked for a more enjoyable time than I had at your birth day party. The decorations were marvelous, the food superb, and your team is very welcoming. You have an ideal home away from home more like a family. I don't think we'll ever forget the activities...

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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Official Description (provided by the 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, free canoes, volleyball court & (of course) the beach right on its doorstep. Buccaneers has been Fair Trade certified and is intricately involved in local community projects. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Buccaneers Lodge & Backpackers

Address: | Cintsa West, Chintsa 5217, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Chintsa
Price Range: $31 - $81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Buccaneers Lodge & Backpackers 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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“Ask how private your room is and perhaps upgrade to a suite for more privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles , 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Best views in the suites”
 of 5 bubbles AndrewGreen9, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Splurge and opt out of getting a dorm”
 of 5 bubbles christinaarmstrong2, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Seemed like all rooms have a view”
 of 5 bubbles 744annas, 15 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Lungi room is great for a single or couple, with a stunning ocean view”
 of 5 bubbles ChrisH939, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
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