We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
09/07/2017 10/07/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Buffalo Backpackers

    1a Turnberry Avenue | Bunkers Hill, East London 5241, South Africa
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    09/07/2017 10/07/2017
    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
        • 0 children
          Buccaneers Lodge & Backpackers
          361 reviews
          #1 of 1 Speciality lodging in Chintsa
           
          See More Guest House
          101 reviews
          #3 of 143 B&Bs / Inns in East London
           
          Fourteenth Green
          14 reviews
          #15 of 44 Speciality lodging in East London
           
          {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null}
          Buccaneers Lodge & Backpackers
          361 reviews
          #1 of 1 Speciality lodging in Chintsa
           
          See More Guest House
          101 reviews
          #3 of 143 B&Bs / Inns in East London
           
          Fourteenth Green
          14 reviews
          #15 of 44 Speciality lodging in East London
           
          Rooms
          9 Jul10 Jul
          |
          1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
          Standard Room

          Getting you more information on this room

          Free Cancellation
          Select
          Show Available Rooms
          Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 0 partner sites to see rooms from .
          We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all East London hotels with availability
          Standard Room

          Getting you more information on this room

          Free Cancellation
          Select
          {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "3ec8d62aef63427e87b1df0521b36afc", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":3545204,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":9,"month":7,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":10,"month":7,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":-1,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"3ec8d62aef63427e87b1df0521b36afc","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":0,"lowestMetaPrice":0,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":0,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":true,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":-1,"lowestMetaPrice":-1,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":-1,"hotelName":"Buffalo Backpackers","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjNlYzhkNjJhZWY2MzQyN2U4N2IxZGYwNTIxYjM2YWZjIiwiQUlLIjoiNjVhMjdhNjY4NzYzNDA3NmIyZmExYzdiNTkzOGUxMzQifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false}, "ibAvailability": false, "metaAvailability": false, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "09/07/2017", "checkOut": "10/07/2017", "lowestPrice": null, "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","moduleList":["handler"],"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","dust":{},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","moduleList":[],"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
          Write a Review
          Reviews (7)
          Traveller rating
          Traveller type
          Time of year
          Language

          1 - 5 of 5 reviews

          Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

          I did not end up staying at this establishment due to a booking mistake made by myself. They agreed to pay back my deposit, which is normally not refundable. Very happy. I will definitely stay here in future.

          Thank jancok2016
          Reviewed 26 May 2013

          Stayed here for two nights. Basic dorm rooms. Poorly equipped common room with pool table and TV. Very poorly equipped kitchen. Very basic tables and chairs. Bathrooms seemed to never be cleaned, Cigarette butts all over the place + lighting terrible. Staff seem to live...More

          4  Thank James T
          Reviewed 17 January 2013

          My girlfriend and myself stayed over at Buffalo Backpackers mid December and found the place the cleanest out of all the places we looked at in East London. The manger, Nelson, was a great help with sorting out a problem we had with our car....More

          1  Thank David J
          Reviewed 8 January 2013

          First of all, this budget accomodation is fine for what you pay for. My bad review is definitely regarding the staff and the management. The night we were there, the guests next to our room got robbed and the robbers tried to break-in into our...More

          Thank Nini2686
          Reviewed 24 October 2012

          I was looking for budget accomodations in East London in a central location. This fit the bill. Staff was pretty friendly, the place was pretty empty except for a friendly group from Gauteng, the location is safe and central, and there was plenty of secure...More

          Thank KincsZoltan
          Buccaneers Lodge & Backpackers
          361 reviews
          #1 of 1 Speciality lodging in Chintsa
           
          See More Guest House
          101 reviews
          #3 of 143 B&amp;Bs / Inns in East London
           
          Fourteenth Green
          14 reviews
          #15 of 44 Speciality lodging in East London
           
          About
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$63 - US$66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Number of rooms
          • 13
          • Reservation Options
          • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Priceline and Booking.com so you can book your Buffalo Backpackers reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
          • Location
          • South Africa >
          • Eastern Cape >
          • East London
          Nearby
          Hotel Osner
          24 reviews
          1.45 km away
           
          Premier Hotel EL ICC
          549 reviews
          2.08 km away
           
          Kennaway Hotel
          28 reviews
          1.96 km away
           
          Quarry Lake Inn
          222 reviews
          1.97 km away
           
          Garden Court East London
          342 reviews
          1.25 km away
           
          Nearby Restaurants
          Windmill Roadhouse
          146 reviews
          1.37 km away
          Cafe Neo
          112 reviews
          1.36 km away
          Wimpy
          19 reviews
          1.53 km away
          Ninadeli
          16 reviews
          1.17 km away
          Nearby Attractions
          Hemingways Mall
          86 reviews
          4.14 km away
          Mpongo Park Game Private Reserve
          67 reviews
          2.79 km away
          East London Museum
          45 reviews
          2.80 km away
          East London Aquarium
          94 reviews
          1.86 km away
          Questions & Answers
          Get quick answers from Buffalo Backpackers staff and past guests.
          Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
          Posting guidelines
          Submit
          Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
          Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing