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Santos Express

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Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Staying at Santos Express was cozy, fun, comfortable and generally a great experience. The train has been refurbished and turned into a hostel so you can choose between dorm, and various compartments (double beds, twin beds, single bed). I had a tiny, single bed compartment...More

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

Dear Ms. Bond! Thank you for taking the time to review us! Your kind words are what fuels our passion. We look forward to welcoming you back!

Reviewed 30 April 2017

We had some time on our hands and wandering through Mosselbay came across this venue. The coffee was fresh and the meals served were very generous, tasty and served with enthusiasm. When we are in the area again, we will definitely stop here again.

Thank George00013
Response from SantosTrain, Manager at Santos ExpressResponded 3 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review us! We look forward to having you here again soon!

Reviewed 24 April 2017

Remember this is a train, rooms are small but the view from you bed is fantastic. The small rooms with 2 beds have not wc/shower in the room. But if you book "Caboose 69" you get a big room with private bathroom and a balkony....More

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

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Beautifully located on the beach with beautiful scenery from windows & restaurant. Everything so spotlessly clean & staff very friendly & helpful. Beds not for tall people but very cosy & comfortable for the rest. Bring towels

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

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Try our Royal suites next time, towels included! See you soon!

Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

I spent two nights in the dorm there, that was okay - maybe a bit less space but okay - However, the restaurant at the beginning of the train looks very nice with a great sea view but after I have ordered pizza I just...More

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

Dear Sebastian, Thank you for taking the time to review us. Thank you for bringing the restaurant standard to our attention. The necessary disciplinary action has been taken to avoid a similar experience in future. Kind Regards, The Restaurant Team

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Beachfront
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US$ 27 - US$ 38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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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