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Buccaneers Lodge & Backpackers

| 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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Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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37 reviews 37 reviews
21 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
11 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Jeffreys Bay, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really enjoyed my time in the buccaneers. The view from the buccaneers-restaurant is a postcard and also the food is very good. This backpackers has two sides: At daytime it is relaxed, you visit their beautiful village, go to the sea or play some volleyball with the funny staff-members. After dinner the buccaneers turns into a crazy party-place. Meet... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

The Hostel is more then beautiful and got everything you need to relax and forget about everything stressful. They have really nice rooms and little houses. It is not the cheapest but it is worth it. The beach is 5 minutes away and is really empty and quiet! horse riding and surflessons are just two of plenty things to do... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Me and my friends stayed at Buccaneers for two nights at the beginning of this year. The hostel is super organised and all the rooms are spacious, very clean and have a balcony. We felt welcome and a bit like home right away. The food is also exceptionally good and the view from the breakfast room is amazing. They offer... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I stayed here in 2006. I went to surf school and elephant riding. The bar is awesome, the meals are great. I miss this place so much. I definetely recommend this place. You can go down the lake and ocean, you can do kayaking, surfing, horse riding, elephant riding and it's a party place. In the night it's a crazy... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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37 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

It seems they own a complete hill. Which is beautiful forestry, spacious and with a first class ocean view Our cottage was somewhat older and lacked atmosphere in the inside. Our garden, spaciousness, view and private parking where perfect. Altogether, very comfortable. We staid during New Year's Eve, a superb pool party! We Highly recommend joining the party. Breakfast is... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Such a beautiful location but management clearly just takes advantage of it.. We booked very late and it was very busy so we stayed in 3 different types of accommodation. First night in a bedded tent which was fine but the state of public toilets were disgusting!!! They really need an upgrade. Second night they moved is to a cottage... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Stumbled across this place by chance (recommended it by a fellow Baz Busser) and couldn't believe it when I arrived! Absolutely gorgeous views over the sea (from the DORM!), great 4pm volleyball tournaments and lush surroundings near the pool. The food was outstanding - really good quality, especially for the price - we had Indian and Mexican nights and were... More 

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Address: | Cintsa West, Chintsa 5217, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Chintsa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 18
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