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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Outstanding value. Great service, Awesome food. Entire family catered for and everyone left feeling relaxed and happy. Also met some great like minded families. We will definitely will be back and will recommend to our friends!

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Thank shelleya834
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Unfortunately I only stayed here for one night on my way back to East London airport. What an amazing place ! The rooms are spacious with fantastic views, staff are really helpful and the bar and restaurant is fantastic. Would definitely consider coming back for a holiday !

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Thank Rob M
Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 5 July 2016

We stayed over for 2 nights in winter, 2 adults and a 12 year old child. Room was perfect lauout - double and single bed, room was beautiful, clean and well appointed with a great balcony. We highly recommend it, special location and great service.

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Thank chrissL9974MH
Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 4 July 2016

The view was magnificent,the room was comfortable.Staff at reception were very helpful.Dining room experience was good .Access to the beach via numerous steep wooden stairs which can be challenging for certain people.

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Thank 896alainh
Wilderness
Reviewed 3 July 2016

we have just spent five wonderful days at Crawfords. I cannot fault a single thing, the endless beach walks, superb food, great selection of wine, fantastic staff and wonderful weather made this a very special holiday with our three kids. we will be back for sure!

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Thank Claire C
Hogsback, South Africa
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Beautiful located hotel, endless beach, cristall clear Indian Ocean. Good restaurant and service. This hotel has different rooms and views to offer. If you have a room with seaview it's amazing. Relaxed atmosphere and perfect areas to sit and watch.

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Thank kroeger1
East London
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Will sure call again at the Crawford's Beach Lodge because of its tranquil environment. The hospitality is excellent and staff shows willingness to go an extra mile to satisfy guests. Had a good time.

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Thank LukeNyembe
East London
Reviewed 26 June 2016

We found that Crawfords was the perfect getaway for a romantic evening away. For anyone within 100km or so it is well worth the trouble of having to drive further than a shopping centre. It is the perfect setting, has fantastic service, awesome food and a friendly atmosphere to help you relax. The rooms are spacious, comfortable and have ample...

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Thank V6007PLkevinw
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Not much not to like here. Friendly staff, large well equipped rooms; a cosy bar area, and spacious dining area with excellent food both evening and morning. Try to get a room looking toward the sea. Watch out for the cheeky monkeys!

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Thank JONATHAN B
East London
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Generally satisfied but did not spend sufficient time there or utilize the facilities available to comment further save that TV channel options need to be increased to include sport and shower needs mildew cleaning.

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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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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • 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 - $340 (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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