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Private Bax X5, # 254, Mossel Bay, South Africa

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157 Total Reviews
  • 95%Value For Money
  • 83%Security
  • 97%Location
  • 92%Staff
  • 87%Atmosphere
  • 92%Cleanliness
  • 82%Facilities

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I absolutely loved this hostel. It was unique - a train parked right on the beach. The best part about it? BEST SHOWER EVER!! The water was scalding hot (which is rare for hostel showers) and you actually have to wait for the cold water to kick in. I wish we stayed longer in Mossel Bay; there were cute little shops in town and lovely eateries.


A realy funny accomodation. We were very glad to sleep there : the train is really near the beach, the personal very nice... We stayed in the 16 bedrooms.It was okay for one night, but maybe it wont be for more days because there is only one toilet and one shower. I recommend this place (but if you stay long time, you may take a smaller room. after it's your own convenience :))


Stayed 2 nights. The ladies at the front were lovely, helpful, and funny. The novelty of this awesome hostel-former-train is kinda cool. Was here during low season, so it was a bit lonely. The 16-bed dorm is a fun experience though, like riding on a train with a constant view of the beach. :) Great location to do the shark cage diving; the company is only a 10-min walk away. And I felt safe in Mossel Bay in this hostel. No kitchen, but the affiliated bar/restaurant makes good food but not cheap.


Will definitely stay there again, lovely atmosphere and friendly staff

  • 29th May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • South Africa
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)

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