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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Even though it was pretty quiet when I was there, Buccaneers is a cool place to stay. It's well located just minutes from the beach, the view from the dorm is breath-taking. Dorms are spacious and comfortable, and the staff is lovely! Only down side is the bathroom which is a bit old. But overall anotger great place in Africa

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We aren't backpacking the coast like most we have met here, we've just been having a relaxing few days on route to Durban (from UK) for the Comrades race. The accommodation is fantastic and amazing value, well kept and we have a beautiful balcony overlooking the lagoon and sea. But the whole surroundings are stunning. All staff are helpful and... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Buccaneers is deceiving ... in a good way that is :) It is a holiday away from home. It is just so exotic and green everywhere, you would swear you are on an island with the soft sounds of the beach all day everyday. I absolutely fell in love with my room as it had a balcony overlooking the beach... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for two nights at the Buccaneers lodge and there is really so much to do. We played table tennis, volleyball, went for a row in a canoe, had a drink at the bar while sitting in the swimming pool and the sea was within walking distance. The rooms is very spacious and equipped with a stunning view over... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

This was my third stay at "Buccs" and we thoroughly loved it. Excellent value, super friendly staff including Megan and Saul and the "mommas" who take care of us!! Complimentary breakfast on Sundays is a real treat! Really miss the welcome "booze cruise" that they offered when I first stayed there in 2010. So much to do, yet you can... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We had a private bungalow with a nice patio and view of the water. Since we were ready for some privacy this was perfect for us. However, if you wanted to be around others and meet new people and maybe party a bit, the pool area or bar were good places to do it. While there were people doing just... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Simply put, this is the best backpackers in South Africa. Safe, beautiful and welcoming. Great camping and hostel facilities. Run by an enthusiastic staff. Will always hold a special place in my heart!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Amazing view, fun activities and not hard on the budget. With the beautiful beaches of Cintsa only a 5min walk away, free wine at the daily volleyball games, themed parties at the pub and a well managed campsite, this must be one of my favourite backpackers yet. Well done. You'll definitely see us again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We were coming down from Mozambique, through Swaziland, and the entire coast of SA, for a 6 weeks long road trip, and this was the best backpacker we stayed in! Friendly staff, amazing view, beautiful beach, and great time at nite in the bar! The walk to the beach through a small bridge every morning was breath taking. Highly recommended!

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Wilderness, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We were a group of 4 on a marketing trip camping our way up the East coast of South Africa. We were well received and had a great time exploring this beautiful and very well organised establishment. Thanks to all from the Cocomo Restaurant 2015 Marketing Team! you will most definitely see us again next year.

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