I guess because its a bit unique and only 10m from the beach that is a great place to stay. However, when we checked in they told us it was safe car parking and 24 hr security. But during the night or morning we had a bag that was locked tightly on our bikes cut off and taken. When we approached the reception and said "We just want to make you aware you have a security issue we had stuff stolen last night. In Africans they said "Why should it be our problem?" to her other peers. Little did they know we actually understand Africans and was discussed by that response.
Anyway - to cut a long story short. They told us that its wasn't safe to leave anything in cars or on motorcycles and it was our fault because even though they said it was safe they didn't actually mean it!
The food in the restaurant was overpriced and pretty poor standard. You can eat for the same price in a much fancier restaurant. Breakfast was included in the room price but toast and cereal doesn't cut it for a continental breakfast (normally priced at R85)
As for the rooms - well there is only one double room and that was what they call the honeymoon suit - its small (as it is a train) overpriced and dated to hell and glory! The ensuite is nearly bigger than the bedroom!
The best thing about this place is the view and the 50m between you and the sea. But i think you can find gems like this for a much better price!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- 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. ... more less
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