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Santos Express Train B&B

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8.6
Fabulous 272 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 9.0
  • Security 8.7
  • Location 9.6
  • Staff 8.1
  • Atmosphere 8.4
  • Cleanliness 8.7
  • Facilities 7.9
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8.6
Fabulous 272 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 9.0
  • Security 8.7
  • Location 9.6
  • Staff 8.1
  • Atmosphere 8.4
  • Cleanliness 8.7
  • Facilities 7.9

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11th Sep 2017
10.0

Great place to stay. Nice staff, they were very accommodating.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
14th Aug 2017
7.1

I would recommend staying here for one night for the novelty and experience of sleeping on a train and being so close to the crashing waves! Due to the schedule of the BazBus I ended up staying three nights. The food at the attached restaurant is not good and price higher then anything I got in Cape Town which was shocking! It is difficult to get into town if you don't have a car so it is really the only option for food after dark (6pm). There is not much to do in town because it is tiny.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • England, Female, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 4 reviews
21st Jul 2017
8.0

I was really looking forward to staying here. The room was fab and had a fantastic view of the beach. The facilities were all great and breakfast was nice. The only downside was that it was exceptionally noisy. I was kept up until 1am with people screaming outside my door and running up and down the carriage. I'm sure this isn't a regular occurrence but it did put a bit of a dampener on my stay.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 4.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • lauren19
  • USA, Mixed Group, 18-24
  • Avid Traveller
  • 13 reviews
16th Apr 2017
8.3

Stayed here with friends and we very much enjoyed the novelty of staying in a train! Other than that, nothing too exciting going on here-- no real atmosphere, since it's more like a hotel; one toilet/one shower for eight beds. Right on the beach though, which was very cool! And you can see the sunrise from the dorm in the train car. Plus there is a bar/restaurant attached to the train, so we didn't have to go far for food and drink. All in all, it was a rad place to stay!

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Belgium, Female, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
8th Apr 2017
8.0

Everything was wonderful, except the restaurant.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • England, Couple, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 4 reviews
23rd Mar 2017
8.9

Great place to stay for atmosphere. So fun sleeping in a train and you can see the beach from your room!! The beach itself is also v nice. During the day you can walk into town via the Dias museum but in the evening this way is shut and the walk is quite long. The twin room was a bit small, but managaeable. It was one shower for about 12 people so there was always a queue in the morning! Generally good stay, would recommend.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness

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