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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7:00 pm: Bingo Night

7:00 pm: Bingo Night
31st Jul 2019 1st Aug 2019 2nd Aug 2019 3rd Aug 2019 4th Aug 2019
5th Aug 2019 6th Aug 2019

7:00 pm: Bingo Night

7:00 pm: Bingo Night
7th Aug 2019 8th Aug 2019 9th Aug 2019

6:00 pm: Women's Day Celebration

6:00 pm: Women's Day Celebration
10th Aug 2019 11th Aug 2019
12th Aug 2019 13th Aug 2019

7:00 pm: Bingo Night

7:00 pm: Bingo Night
14th Aug 2019 15th Aug 2019 16th Aug 2019 17th Aug 2019 18th Aug 2019
19th Aug 2019 20th Aug 2019

7:00 pm: Bingo Night

7:00 pm: Bingo Night
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Latest news

Catch-up on what’s been happening at Santos Express.

Fork & Train

Restaurant & Pub

Enjoy seafood and traditional meals right next door.


Your holiday awaits

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