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Santos Express Train Lodge - Hostel

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Mossel Bay, 6500 Mossel Bay, Western Cape

+27 446 911 995

based on 1,847 reviews


per night

About Santos Express Train Lodge - Hostel, Mossel Bay

Value for money
This glamping accommodation couldn’t be more unique. It is a genuine train situated on the Santos Beach in Mossel Bay with all cabins facing the sea. With the ocean so close, guests can’t really beat its unbelievable position and exquisite views. An invigorating sea breeze keeps everything cool even on really hot days. Almost parked right on the beach, guests will find this real train for a one-of-a-kind glamping experience in Mossel Bay, South Africa. Each one of the coaches contains one single bed and guests will have to shared toilets and showers. Enjoy this glamping site’s delicious and cozy pub restaurant that serves up delicious, family-friendly food and offers spectacular views of the bay. Guests can also take advantage of the site’s conference room, which is perfect for weddings, birthday parties, corporate retreats and team building meetings. Try the happening on-site restaurant and bar that serves all-day breakfast, and other delicious meals such as steaks, seafood and more, all of which can be served inside or outside on the sun deck. The restaurant is open at 7:30 a.m. While staying at this glamping site, guests will have a BBQ, Internet and Wi-Fi, phone cards and Airtime, Baz Bus Stop, laundry, security, and catering. All rates include breakfast. There are various options available so guests should inquire with the host.

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Hostel Amenities & Facilities

  • Snorkeling
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Free parking
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Internet
  • Laundry service

Health and safety

  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Safe
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Fan
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Body soap
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner

Services and conveniences

  • Conference rooms
  • ATM on-site
  • Wedding services
  • Ticket service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Tour desk
  • Bottle of water


  • Electric kettle
  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation

Things to do

  • Hiking
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Scuba diving
  • Diving
  • Bingo
  • Snorkeling
  • Evening entertainment


  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom


  • Beachfront
  • Family rooms
  • Sea view
  • Seating area
  • Lockers
  • Carpeted
  • Mountain view

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Increased accessibility
  • No smoking
  • Designated smoking area
  • Private entrance


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Grill
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden


  • Reading light
  • Fold-up bed
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service


  • Computer use available
  • Fax/photocopying

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking

Media and entertainment

  • Shared lounge/TV area

Family friendly

  • Kids meals

Places of interest near Santos Express Train Lodge - Hostel

Attractions in Mossel Bay, South Africa curated by momondo

Santos Express Train Lodge - Hostel location: Mossel Bay, 6500 Mossel Bay, Western Cape

Top landmarks

Santos Beach0.1 mi
Dias Museum Complex0.3 mi
Mossel Bay Golf Club0.9 mi
St. Blaize Lighthouse1.2 mi
Cape St Blaize Cave1.3 mi
Robinson Pass20.4 mi

Santos Express Train Lodge - Hostel Reviews

GoodBased on 1,847 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • The location was perfect (in 163 reviews)
  • Very authentic experience and amazing views (in 155 reviews)
  • "Staff friendly, kind helpful." (in 149 reviews)
Cons -
  • Shower didn't have much hot water. (in 25 reviews)
  • "The compartment was a little bit ""outdated""." (in 17 reviews)
  • Our cabin was right next to the shower/toilet. (in 17 reviews)

Santos Express Train Lodge - Hostel room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 2:00 PM, check out anytime before 10:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • How does Santos Express compare to other 2 star hotels in Mossel Bay?

    Santos Express is typically below the average price of 2 star hotels in Mossel Bay. On average, you can expect to pay $29 per night in Mossel Bay. Santos Express typically costs $14 per night, which is $15 cheaper than the Mossel Bay average.

  • How far is Santos Express from George?

    If there is no traffic, the 18.3 mi drive between George and Santos Express should only take about 54min. If your hotel is in a more metropolitan area, you may see the driving time increase due to traffic.

  • What is the best way to get to Santos Express from George?

    If you intend on renting a car to travel from George to the hotel, you will have peace of mind knowing that Santos Express offers parking on site. Car rentals in the area typically go for $30/day for a base model rental. If you’re looking for a simple travel option from George to Santos Express, consider calling a taxi or rideshare service to take you to the hotel as well as around the city during your visit.

  • Are there food options at Santos Express?

    There is a restaurant at Santos Express that can be used by visitors of the hotel. You can sit down or take food to go. Call the front desk at +27 446 911 995 for kitchen hours.

  • Does Santos Express have a pool?

    At this time, our data shows that there is no on-site pool at Santos Express. However, hotels can make changes that can significantly change the venue. For the most accurate answer, it would be best to call the hotel directly at +27 446 911 995.

  • What is the phone number for Santos Express?

    You can reach the main line at +27 446 911 995.

  • Does Santos Express have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, Santos Express has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • What time is check-out for Santos Express?

    Santos Express check-out time is 10:00 AM. Late check-out may be available upon request at the reception desk.

  • How much is a room at Santos Express?

    Guests can currently expect to pay $24 on average for a night at Santos Express, Mossel Bay. Enter your desired travel dates in the form above to find deals starting at $14 per night.

  • Is there laundry service in Santos Express?

    Yes, you can take care of all your laundry needs with the on-premise services at Santos Express, Mossel Bay.

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