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Buccaneers Lodge & Backpackers

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| Cintsa West, Chintsa 5217, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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46 reviews 46 reviews
28 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had heard such wonderful stories of Buccaneers so I couldn't wait to get there and have a holiday with the kids. The location is absolutely gorgeous and the views are magnificent. It is a short walk to the beach. There's a lagoon which is very shallow and perfect for small kids to play in. We had the whole place... More 

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Ennis, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the most special places on our African adventure. This place has it all. Buccaneers has many varied accommodations, from camping sites, dorm rooms, double ensuite cottages and self catering houses. We stayed in an ensuite double cottage with the most amazing view of the trip. The food there is really very excellent and fantastic value. Also one of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfect for a weekend off with friends or family! The little walk to the beach is like a small adventure. Made a bonfire. Had a tasteful dinner. Went to the bar. Took a swim in the pool the next morning. Played volleyball! And made other friends

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East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Can't believe this place has remain hidden from me for so long. We booked into one of the suites for the night. The room has a spectacular view of the lagoon and ocean. The rooms are well furnished but the bed could be a little more comfortable. For the price we paid it was fine. What I really enjoyed was... More 

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Jeffreys Bay, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arriving at Buccaneers, it’s impossible to stop staring at the cove that lays just below. Because the backpackers is nestled into the hillside, it feels like it’s part of the land surrounding the area. Especially with the stairs taking you from the bar to the dining area and to your dorm, you sometimes feel like you stay in a big... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unfortunately we could only stay for one day as we had to be in CT the following day, but it was great! The suite were available one night, so we were upgraded free of charge! Amazing view, beach and nice cafe. Go, go, go! Such beautiful setting. Perfect for relaxation. HINT: there's a nice private game reserve just next to!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Camped at this backpackers for two nights. Great location easily accessible by car. Large campsite with shady trees, cooking facilities and great open-roof showers. Breakfast and dinner were both excellent and good value too. Really helpful staff, and we took advantage of free canoe hire.

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Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Arriving from a long and dusty drive from Plettenberg Bay, I was happy to lodge with Buccaneers for the night. My room, Biko, was spotless and had an incredible view of the bay. I was immediately able to chill my Red Bull for the next morning's onward journey in the little bar fridge, and took time out between the huge... More 

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Knysna, South Africa
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We checked into one of their bungalows on the slope overlooking the beach, but when we were shown around it decided immediately not to take it. The accommodation is extremely basic, it did not look very clean to me. On a scale of 1-5 stars I would at best have given this building one star. The mattresses and pillows looked... More 

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Kenton-on-Sea, South Africa
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Our friends stayed in one of their little cottages while we stayed in a separate room (also in a cottage close to them). Amazing view from our terrace or their porch, rooms are clean and decorated with taste and local art, beds are comfortable. The staff is friendly and very helpful. Lots of facilities and activities : bar, swimming pool,... More 

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