Santos Express Train Lodge - Hostel

Self Rated: 2.5 out of 5
Mossel Bay, In the heart of The Garden Route, Mossel Bay, 6500, South Africa
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Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at Santos Express Train Lodge - Hostel in Mossel Bay, you'll be on the beach, just steps from Santos Beach and a 3-minute drive from Diaz Beach. This beach hostel is 17.4 mi (28 km) from Gondwana Game Reserve and 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from Cape St Blaize Cave.


Make yourself at home in one of the 34 guestrooms.


Make use of convenient amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access, wedding services, and a fireplace in the lobby. This hostel also features tour/ticket assistance and barbecue grills.


Enjoy international cuisine at Fork and Train, a beachfront restaurant which features a bar and an ocean view. English breakfasts are available daily from 7:30 AM to 10 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include a computer station, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a safe deposit box at the front desk. Event facilities at this hostel consist of a conference center and a meeting room. Free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Santos Beach - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Diaz Beach - 2.7 km / 1.7 mi
St. Blaize Lighthouse - 3 km / 1.8 mi
Cape St Blaize Cave - 3 km / 1.9 mi
Langeberg Mall - 5.6 km / 3.5 mi
Pinnacle Point Beach and Golf Resort - 7.2 km / 4.5 mi
Hartenbos Seefront - 8.5 km / 5.3 mi
Great Brak River Museum - 24.5 km / 15.2 mi
Gondwana Game Reserve - 28 km / 17.4 mi
Gourits River Bridge - 37.2 km / 23.1 mi
Bygracealone - 37.2 km / 23.1 mi
Redberry Farm - 46.5 km / 28.9 mi
Gouriqua Kernkor Private Nature Reserve - 47.9 km / 29.8 mi
Garden Route Game Reserve - 48.8 km / 30.3 mi
Kingswood Golf Estate - 50.4 km / 31.3 mi

The nearest airports are:
George (GRJ) - 42.1 km / 26.1 mi
Cape Town (CPT-Cape Town Intl.) - 377.8 km / 234.8 mi

The preferred airport for Santos Express Train Lodge - Hostel is Cape Town (CPT-Cape Town Intl.).

Check-in time starts at 2pm. Check-out time is 10am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

There is no after-hours reception at this property. Guests arriving late won't be able to check in until the next morning. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: ZAR 100.00 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for English breakfast: ZAR 48.00 for adults and ZAR 48.00 for children (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -Fireplace in lobby
  • -Free self parking
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Wedding services
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Conference space
  • -ATM/banking
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Television in common areas
  • -Barbecue grill(s)
  • -Computer station
  • -One meeting room
  • -Conference center
  • -Designated smoking areas
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • -Front desk (limited hours)
  • -Total number of rooms - 34
  • -Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • -Number of floors - 1
  • -Restaurant