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  • Excellent31%
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  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“royal suite”(27 reviews)
“train carriage”(7 reviews)
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Beachfront
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Friendly reception and a very clean apartment. You can not be closer to the beach. Safe parking of the main road. Everything in this historic coach are actually working. Definitely worth staying here.

Thank Ryno E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is such a unique idea with the perfect location, but unfortunately my expectations were way too high. The rooms are nothing like the pictures and we didn’t get the room we booked. Also the rooms and bathrooms should have been cleaner. They have...More

Thank Natalie F
Response from SantosTrain, Manager at Santos ExpressResponded 1 week ago

Dear Natalie, Thank you for taking the time to review us. While we value your opinion, we would like to state we do not alter any photos or use professional photographers for our media content. Photos used in media are all taken by staff members....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An unusual and unique experience sleeping in a stationary train carriage. The compartment is nicely fitted out, although being by the sea obviously requires lots of maintenance. the sound of the surf is great, but I must admit it seemed really loud during the night....More

Thank bryanlz
Response from SantosTrain, Manager at Santos ExpressResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Bryanlz, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. We are delighted that you enjoyed your experience with us and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 16 March 2018

We were a little hesitant about booking this place, not because of location, rather, would a train carriage in the summer be too warm to sleep? We had no problems with carriage being too warm, and slept well. You have the glorious views of the...More

Thank John M
Response from SantosTrain, Manager at Santos ExpressResponded 19 March 2018

Dear John M, Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us, even though the breakfast and bowl size was not to your liking.

Reviewed 12 March 2018

On Thursday night last week, my wife and I stayed at the Santos Express for the third time in less than a year. We love the location next to the ocean, the sea breeze through the window, the restaurant facilities, all at a reasonable price....More

Thank Peter d
Response from SantosTrain, Manager at Santos ExpressResponded 14 March 2018

Dear Peter, Thank you for taking the time to review us. We do apologize for the uncomfortable experience you have recently had with us. We would like to assure you that this is an isolated incident. We have never had bed bugs and the pest...More

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Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Beachfront
Free Internet
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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US$28 - US$42 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$28 - US$42 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"Best views"
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"Interesting, clean and more than we ever expected"
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"The single and double rooms can be loud if you have rowdy neighbours."
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"Treat yourself to the Royal suite with own shower and w.c."
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