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Accommodation is in a train parked just 30m from the beach.We have an onsite restaurant and fully licensed bar. Function/Conference venue is available, perfect for a beach wedding. We can accommodate large groups comfortably.
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Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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I love staying at Santos in Mossel Bay. A real piece of South African history. It reminds me of the train trips we used to make in the 1970's - but of course with a little more luxury. The train compartments are small - as they are. I have stayed in twin beds and a double bed.
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It was our pleasure to stay at Santos Express for one night recently. It was a stay that will certainly be repeated in future. The staff were friendly and efficient, the compartment clean and comfortable. The toilets and shower areas were very clean. Add to all this the
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Response from SantosTrain, Manager at Santos Express
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Desire P, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We are super chuffed that you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope that we will see you again really soon!
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It was nice experience to stay in Santos Express. We had a double room with two beds. The room was very small - but it is a ordinary train. So who is expecting a large room?!:-) There were two toilettes and one shower for each wagon. The related restaurant was great! The
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Response from SantosTrain, Manager at Santos Express
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear LisaZeh, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and we do hope that you will visit again soon!
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My parents and I spent 1 night at Santos Express as part of a week long celebration for their 55th Wedding Anniversary. I reserved a Royal Suite for them and a double room for myself. The Royal Suite was everything I had hoped for - a beautifully restored 1920's railway
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Response from SantosTrain, Manager at Santos Express
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear 1313bk, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a detailed review! We are absolutely chuffed to bits that you enjoyed your stay so much. We do hope to see you again soon and thank you again for making our day!
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Very interesting place to stay. Wonderful experience to sleep in a comfortable bed, next to the ocean, with the waves crashing in the background. Not a luxurious stay so one night was enough for us. The staff are friendly and the restaurant serves good food. The beach right in
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Response from SantosTrain, Manager at Santos Express
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear Carmen, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us so much!
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The funnies rules ever
The view from room 51 will make you late for everything
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"All 4 Royal Suites are at the end of the train. Suite D is the furthest and quietest"
"avoid the double bed cabin, vey uncomfortable mattress."
"Just go any room is excellent"
"Royal Rooms are bigger but room 51 has the best view."
"Try to get a room in luxury suite-caboose abit more expensive and nicher-but the luxury rooms is worth the extra money with lots of extras"
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PRICE RANGE
US$ 27 - US$ 42 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
South AfricaWestern CapeMossel Bay
NUMBER OF ROOMS
28
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