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East London
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a combined review from the whole department. Food was not bad, dessert and starters could use some work. Rooms were nice, just very noisy at random time (12am, 4am) if you stay on bottom level in certain areas. Conference refreshments could use some work. But it is a lovely place and people were lovely.

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East London
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we travelled from east london towards natal via transkei we arrived late afternoon and although the computer system was off line the staff were very helpful and accomodating. we had a fabulous long walk on the beach and later sat on our balcony before dinner the food was well prepared and the buffet was excellent with choice, presentation and quality...

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East London, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very quite and relaxing with the best view of the Eastern Cape beach. Friendly staff to assist you with your appointment...I recomend crawfords beach logde for both pleasure and bussines. Very affordable...

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East London
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms are grubby and surrounding vegetation overgrown. Access to the rooms very difficult for people with walking difficulties. Very few DSTV channels. The food is excellent. When last did management do checks on the accommodation area?

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East London
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment we arrived until we left we were blown away by the friendly efficient staff at crawfords. My wife and I went away to relax and escape from the everyday rush in life and we can honestly say that we got that. The rooms were clean and comfortable and the views breathtaking. Amazing food topped it all off....

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East London
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Generally a great holiday with young children, beautiful beach. The staff were attentive. Rooms were basic but cleaned well. We were moved on day one to a better position (ask to be close to restaurant if you have young children!)

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CrawfordsBeach, Guest Relations Manager at Crawford's Beach Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Happy Traveler Thank you for your review and for the postive feedback, very happy you and your family had a great holiday :) Regards Barry

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just spent a long weekend at Crawfords, which is (so far) the third time we have stayed there. The lodge is comfortable and feels like home from home. The staff are very friendly and accommodating. The buffet meals offer a wide choice and the food is delicious - eating too much is inevitable! There are several activities on offer...

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CrawfordsBeach, Guest Relations Manager at Crawford's Beach Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Happy Traveler Thank you for your great review and feedback always much appreciated, very happy you had an all round awesome experience and hope to see back for the fourth time :) Regards Barry

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great place to stay! Wonderful room, good facilities and the best spot to be in chintsa when it comes to view. In the evening they fire up Some wood where you can sit and stay warm while looking at the stars! Also recommand the surf lessons!

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CrawfordsBeach, Guest Relations Manager at Crawford's Beach Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Happy Traveler Thank you for your review always much appreciated, very happy to hear you had a great experience and even happier you recommend the Surf Lessons :) Hope to you back soon Regards Barry

East London
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great staff, food, drinks and all round atmosphere. Upgrades to the venue are really great, especially the pool and lounge areas. Rooms are nice and spacious. The beds are very comfortable and luxurious.

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CrawfordsBeach, Guest Relations Manager at Crawford's Beach Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Happy Traveler Thank you for your great review and hope to see you back soon :) Regards Barry

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great stay over for a friends wedding - very convenient and had wonderful service and accommodation. Would recommend this venue to anyone wanting to enjoy the natural beauty of Cintsa at the same time receiving top notch value

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Hello Happy Traveler Thank you for your review and very happy to hear you had a great experience at your friends wedding. Hope to see you back soon :) Regards Barry

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Crawford's Beach Lodge offers barefoot luxury and elegant thatched accommodation for the most discerning of traveller and conference organizer, who is looking for fun, sun and relaxation. Crawford's Beach Lodge is nestled in the middle of the beautiful Chintsa Bay on the Wild Coast, surrounded by rolling hills, lush tropical beach forests and the warm Indian Ocean. The perfect venue for your honeymoon or even for the more adventurous, wanting to explore the many beautiful treasures the Wild Coast has to offer. Our location is also a malaria free area. We are approximately 42km from East London, the surfside city famous for its Nahoon Reef. Treat yourself and the special person in your life to a romantic getaway. We also offer Spa Treatments at our Senses Spa, with a great ocean view. Stay in a luxury thatched rooms, relax on the deck while you sip on champagne watching the sun go down over the shimmering ocean. Come and share our slice of paradise! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Crawford's Beach Lodge

Address: 42 Steenbras Drive | Chintsa East, Chintsa 5275, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Chintsa
Price Range: $145 - $341 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Crawford's Beach Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 40
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