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Crawford's Beach Lodge

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42 Steenbras Drive | Chintsa East, Chintsa 5275, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Crawfords was soooooo amazing!!! They had excellent everything.... Friendly staff, great views, even the buffet had an impressive amount of yummy vegetarian food.... We couldn't afford the most expensive room, but we were still treated like royalty by every smiling staff member! One could easily lose oneself here for a week!!!! I highly recommend a visit!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Crawford's is exceptionally well run with friendly staff providing brilliant service and world class food!! The rooms are comfortable with breath-taking views of Chintsa Bay which offers the opportunity for swimming, surfing, fishing and stunning walks along the beach. The perfect spot for a family holiday or a quiet weekend getaway on the best stretch of South Africa's coastline. Thanks... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel ticks all the boxes with ease! The rooms are well equipped with great sea views and the communal areas are super with good dining facilities, swimming pools and lounge areas. The gardens are well kept with easy access to the beach. The hotel also has a super atmosphere and the staff are friendly and helpful. We immediately started... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room was a little stuffy when entering. Shower had mould as well. The dinner was excellent. Breakfast was average. Hospitality really good. Setting, out of this world! The room had a tired look and feel. The beach is certainly one of the best and a postcard-pick all arround.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

the room was spartan in furnishings yet full of character. the service was excellent and the location is simply stunning. the beach especially merits a long walk as it is very secluded and tranquil. We were lacking a good view from our balcony but I imagine the rooms on the front side have spectacular views of the sea and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent part of an extended holiday at Crawford's in January 2014. Staying for 5 nights was one of the best spoils we had. A beautiful view, sun, sea and fantastic service made for a wonderful relaxed time. Thank you and we will return

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We spent a weekend at Crawfords Beach Lodge, it's the authentic weekend getaway. No need to worry about anything, the staff have all your needs covered. Great room with a view and super cozy in winter. Each meal was an attraction in itself, stroll on the beach, kiddies looked after in awesome surrounds and full body massage in the spa.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

This is our second visit to Crawford, what an amazing place. The atmosphere surrounding this establishment is wonderful. Relaxing in the lovely bar area next to a warm and cosy fire with a glass of good wine I felt the stress float away. They serve amazing cocktails as well.We enjoyed the magnificent room with fantastic views of the sea and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We started our honeymoon off at Crawford's. Really nice. Beautiful views, close to the beach. Friendly staff and good food. The staff and owner cares about there guests. Even had some live music the one evening. Relaxed nicely after the wedding. Will go back again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

lovely hotel. Excellent attention to detail. Rooms were lovely. The food was out of this world. Lovely sea views. Staff and management were excellent. All in all a lovely hotel. Will definitely go again.

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