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Crawford's Beach Lodge

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed over for a wedding and was blown away by this scenic seaside resort. Highly recommend and will go back again. It is not too far from East London at an approximate drive of 35 min and in the Lovely and quiet seaside town of Chintsa.

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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 feedback and very happy you had a great experience for your friends wedding. Hope to see you back soon :) Regards Barry

East London
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was working on East London and I decided to enjoy a WE on the wild coast with my girlfriend. It's very close and easy access from East London. Dinner and breakfast are very good, ambiance is friendly. My room was quite romantic with a beautiful see view. One concern/remark: my very nice room was a bit noisy. I heard...

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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 much appreciated and very happy you had a great experience. Regarding to neighbors TV we will look into it and thanks for the feedback :) Regards Barry

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I will go back; as always! Quiet space, calm, serene and beautiful. Feeling of being welcomed - not just to sell the product. And it caters for everyone; can invite friends for supper as well as having alone time OR a romance

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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 its much appreciated and happy you had a wonderful experience. Hope to see you back soon :) Regards Barry

Al Khobar
Reviewed 22 October 2016

A beautiful serene place to relax and enjoy good food and excellent, friendly service. The walks on the beach are a daily must. Our room was spacious, clean and comfortable with a stunning seaview. Highly recommended!!!

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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 its much apprecited, sounds like you had a relaxing time and a great experience thats wonderful to hear and hope to see you back soon :) Regards Barry

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 21 October 2016

My wife and I have just had a very relaxing 5 night break at Crawfords. Great hosts and amazingly healpfull staff you will only find on the wild coast. Good comfortable rooms with balcony, complete with fridge & kettle, ours had a great sea veiw. Bathroom a bit on the small side and carpet in bedroom a little tired but...

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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 its much appreciated, 5 nights at Crawfords is great because you get to do and see alot of the area and lots of time to relax Hope to see you guys back soon :) Regards Barry

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Been to Crawford's for the first time for a five day family holiday. The food was excellent, well above par for most buffet type resorts with a good variation every day. Our youngest loved the kids club and we barely saw him for the holiday Our eldest enjoyed the facilities that is on offer and loved the surfing lessons The...

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East London
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The property is rather cramped but well worth visiting as it is peaceful and secure. The food is excellent and staff helpful. The fact that one needs to use steps o get between room, diningroom and beach makes it difficult for older people. The drive between gate and reception is also very tricky.

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East London
Reviewed 18 October 2016

best place to stay in the eastern cape friendly staff and management great food and accomodation very relaxing atmosphere will definately be back, true gem of the east coast only 25 minute drive from east london

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Wellington, South Africa
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I love this place. so peaceful and relaxed. would not mind staying there for a longer period but always on business. the food is always so delicious and always well prepared. the rooms are always clean and fresh and I really enjoy this awesome place.

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Waterford, Ireland
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I cannot reconcile my experience of Crawford's with the glowing reviews here on TripAdvisor. The location is wonderful, with spectacular views of the sea, but apart from that there really isn't anything that special about the place - it's very ordinary. Our room was fine, but could really do with modernisation. We stayed on a Saturday night and thought we...

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Amenities

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  • 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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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • 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
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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: ₹ 7,487 - ₹ 17,561 (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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