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    Santos Express

    Munro Road | Santos Beach, Mossel Bay 6500, South Africa
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    03/09/2017 04/09/2017
    US$23
    Traveller (173)
    Room & Suite (52)
    Pool & Beach (13)
    Overview
    • Excellent30%
    • Very good38%
    • Average17%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible7%
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    “royal suites” (21 reviews)
    “real train” (6 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Beachfront
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Laundry Service
    2.5 Star Hotel
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    21 - 25 of 287 reviews

    Reviewed 3 April 2017

    We chose to stay on the train just because it was different. Classically, I guess because it is so cheap, it was full of young people & oldies, but had a nice restaurant overlooking the beach & bay, which fed us well. Well worth eschewing...More

    Thank Uzeksmanzi
    Response from SantosTrain, Manager at Santos ExpressResponded 3 May 2017

    Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are delighted that your tummies were filled and that you enjoyed your stay! Come back soon!

    Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

    The guy at the reception was checking us in like a robot, I guess he was tired. The rooms were tiny, but great view and nice hot shower. The whole premise is fenced off from the street, and so were the neighbouring restaurants. Not a...More

    Thank Femke M
    Reviewed 23 March 2017

    Right on the edge of the beach with good views, sat outside in the sunshine. Cabonara, chilli poppers and a few drinks for R268 along with excellent service.Went back a couple of times whilst in the area and not disappointed.

    Thank Mikebarn
    Response from SantosTrain, Manager at Santos ExpressResponded 31 March 2017

    Dear Mikebarn, Thank you for taking the time to review us. So chuffed that you enjoyed your time with us! We hope to see you back here soon! Kind Regards, The Santos Team

    Reviewed 23 March 2017

    We really enjoyed our stay here. We stayed in the Royal Suites which are very comfortable.... overlooking the beach with a private deck. Room was large and comfortable with an en-suite bathroom. Really quirky staying in a railway carriage but great fun! The restaurant was...More

    Thank Robert S
    Response from SantosTrain, Manager at Santos ExpressResponded 31 March 2017

    Dear Robert S, Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are all about the quirky and unique! We hope to see you back here soon! Kind Regards, The Santos Team

    Reviewed 20 March 2017

    On the spur of the moment we decided on a trip to Mosselbay for 3 days and decided on the Santos Espress. Unfortunately all the bigger cabins / rooms where booked out but for a very reasonable rate of 350 for 2 people per night...More

    1  Thank Mariaan B
    Response from SantosTrain, Manager at Santos ExpressResponded 31 March 2017

    Thank you for taking the time to review us. You should most definitely try our luxury Royal suites next time round. Be sure to book well in advance, as they are extremely popular! We hope to see you back here soon! Kind Regards, The Santos...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Beachfront
    • Breakfast included
    • Free Internet
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$21 - US$65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
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    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 28
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Western Cape >
    • Mossel Bay
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    Traveller (173)
    Room & Suite (52)
    Pool & Beach (13)
    Dining (8)
    Hotel & Grounds (114)
    Bathroom (3)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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    Room Tips
    "We were in Royal suite D but any of those would be great so long as there is a balcony"
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    "if you what a bigger room, book caboose 69 then you even get a private balcony."
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    "Stay in the Royal Suites if you can."
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    "The bigger units have their own bathrooms and outside stoep"
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