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General Group Booking Terms

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  • In order to make a group reservation on Hostelworld.com it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
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  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
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  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card on arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
8.1
  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

The Santos Express Train Lodge is a genuine train situated on the Santos Beach in Mossel Bay with all cabins facing the sea. With the ocean so close, you can't really beat its unbelievable position and exquisite views. An invigorating sea breeze keeps everything cool even on really hot days.

We offer you a unique stay in a double compartment or single coupe similar to the Trans Karoo. We are 5-10 min walk from the Dias Museum Complex, Harbour and Town Centre.

We have 5 coaches, of which 4 are identical, with 5 compartments (2-4 sleeper), 2 coupe's (1-2 sleeper), 2 toilets and 1 shower. The 5th coach is divided into a 16 bed Dorm with lounge and the Caboose - an on-suite room with balcony.

Double and single rates include a free continental breakfast. An additional hot breakfast upgrade is available on request at a small extra cost.

All Royal suite bookings include a complimentary hot breakfast as well.

We can accommodate a max of 114 pax and have special STO rates for groups of 30 pax and more (Low season). Seasonal rates apply. Menus can be customized to suit your budget and requirements.

Our happening restaurant and bar serves all day breakfast, and other delicious meals such as steaks, seafood and our most famous traditional meals, that can be served inside or on the sundeck. The restaurant is open from 7:30 am.

Our staff is on the ball and can help with all travel and adventure arrangements such as shark cage diving, boat-based whale watching, sky diving, game drives, quad biking, deep-sea fishing, pleasure boat trips to Seal Island etc.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.0

  • Security 8.9

  • Location 9.4

  • Staff 8.0

  • Atmosphere 7.6

  • Cleanliness 8.0

  • Facilities 6.6


Latest Reviews

  • 9.4

    Superb

    15 Jan 2019
    a little gem in front of the sea. is a proper train coach so space are quite small and you hear when people is around you! but the travel feeling and the view in the morning is what you want coming here! clean and cosy and good atmosfera the staff is very friendly and helpful the restaurant is good, nice food and service definitely recommended
    Italy, Female, 41+
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    27 Dec 2018
    Was a very beautiful place and we enjoyed the view! I would recommend letting people know you will need to bring towels, we got there and didnt know and had to go out and buy towels but overall experience was nice and would definitely recommend!
    USA, Couple, 25-30
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    15 Dec 2018
    Cute little train hostel situated right next to the beach. Lovely to go to sleep with the sound of the ocean. No wifi in dormitory and wifi hardly worked at reception. No real common area to meet others / hang out, except for bar. No kitchen either, only good option on site is restaurant. Clean dorms and bathrooms. A nice spot for one or two days.
    Canada, Female, 18-24
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    06 Jan 2019
    Cool place for a night or two but no backpacker vibe to it. Great location.
    Norway, Couple, 31-40
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
General
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Cable TV
  • Card Phones
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Towels Not Included
Services
  • Fax Service
  • Laundry Facilities
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Restaurant

Policies

  • Credit Cards Accepted

Things to Note

A refundable cash key deposit is required at time of check in


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