Stay on a train next to the beach!

Seaside accommodation

Sleep on “The Train” as it is known by locals situated next to Santos Beach, Mossel Bay on the Garden Route. Enjoy this unique and romantic experience only 30 metres from the Indian Ocean.

Covid – 19 Lockdown

Santos Express Train Lodge would like to take this opportunity to inform all of our guests and Tour Operators, that we are taking all the necessary precautions to protect all our staff.

  • As per Presidential instruction, we are closed during the current lock down and will re-open on 17 April 2020.
  • You are welcome to book online for dates after 16 April 2020.

We thank you all for the continuous support and  would like to wish you all the best during this uncertain time. Stay healthy. Stay safe. See you soon!

For emergencies, please email, we will attend to emails when possible.

Winter Special


Book a 4 night stay and only pay for 3!

Our History

We’ve been a popular landmark of Mossel Bay since 1994. Find out more about our unique establishment.

What they say


With single, double, budget and deluxe compartments and units, our variety of accommodation options have spectacular sea and mountain views and hot, clean showers.


There is always something going on at the train. Join us!

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Latest news

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Fork & Train

Restaurant & Pub

Enjoy seafood and traditional meals right next door.


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