Santos Express Train Lodge

Santos Beach, Mossel Bay, South Africa


219 reviews

About Santos Express Train Lodge

Fall asleep to the sound of swaying palms and lapping waves. One of the most unique places you'll ever stay in.

Santos Express Train Lodge, AKA `The Train` by locals is a real train parked on Santos beach in Mossel Bay! With cabins facing the sea, it provides all travellers with a unique and romantic experience of staying on a real train only 30 metres from the sea on the Indian Ocean side of Cape Town.

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Room types

16-bed mixed dorm
standard 1bed room with view & shared bathroom-Single
standard 2bed room with view & shared bathroom-Twin
standard double room with view & shared bathroom-Double
superior double room with view & private bathroom-Honeymoon Caboose
deluxe double room with private bathroom-Royal A MountainView
deluxe double room with view & private bathroom-Royal B SeaView
deluxe double room with terrace & private bathroom-Royal C MountainView
4bed family room with private bathroom-Royal D SeaView

Accommodation info

Check-infrom 14:00 to 22:00
Check-outbefore 10:00
CurfewNo curfew
Room lockoutNo lockout
Receptionfrom 7 to 22

Location and surroundings

The Santos Express is a real train parked 30 metres from the sea on the Mossel Bay`s popular and safe Blue Flag Santos Beach, on the Indian Ocean side of Cape Town. It is in the heart of the famous Garden Route of South Africa and within walking distance of town centre, museums and shops.

Services and facilities

At The Train there's also a full-on restaurant serving great seafood regular braai`s (South African for BBQ!)and traditional meals and a happening cosy bar with beer garden and sun deck offering a stunning view and an awesome atmosphere.
We now have a fabulous conference room ideal for weddings, birthday parties or business and team building meetings.

Breakfastprivate rooms (With extra cost)
Wi-Fi accesscommon areas
Luggage storage
Towels50.00 ZAR per guest
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Important to know

Animals policyAnimals NOT accepted
Children policyChildren can stay for free in parents' bed/s if younger than 2 years.Child rates are added by establishment after booking. Special rates apply for children aged between 2 and 12. Please specify the number of children and ages when making your reservation. There is a limit to the number of children per room allowed.
Private rooms age restrictionNo restrictions
Dorms age restrictionat least 18 years old
Smoking policyAll rooms and the common areas are non smoking
Wheelchair accessNo wheelchair access

Terms and conditions

Cancellation policyMore than 30 days prior to check in date - 10% cancellation fee Less than 30 days but more than 7 days - 50% cancellation fee Less than 7 days - 100% cancellation feeIn the event of a no show this property charges the full amount of BALANCE on customer's credit card
Special conditionsA complimentary light “continental” breakfast is already included in the rate.
If you want, you can option an upgrade to an ADDITIONAL hot breakfast simply flagging the BREAKFAST box below and you will pay an extra charge for it. ALL DELUXE BOOKINGS INCLUDE A COMPLIMENTARY HOT BREAKFAST.

PLEASE NOTE THAT NO COMPLIMENTARY BREAKFAST IS INCLUDED IN DORM RATES, BED ONLY. Continental breakfast can be requested at extra charge at CHECK IN.false
Accepted PaymentsThe property accepts the following credit card brands for balance payments: Visa, Mastercard, Visa Electron, American Express, JCB, Aura, Diners, Debit Cards
Anticipated chargeThe first night amount will be charged before the arrival otherwise the booking won't be guaranteed and the deposit will be lost. The charged amount is non-refundable
Pre authorizationThe property reserves the right to pre-authorise credit cards prior to arrival
TaxesTaxes included
Other chargesRefundable key deposit. R100 per key

219 reviews

Santos Beach, Mossel Bay, South Africa