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Surf City Motel

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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Carpet worn out, handle on shower rusted and locked me in the shower. View out window is a badly painted concrete wall. Bed squeaks terribly. Don't stay here unless your desperate! We paid over $230 for this room.

Thank Matthew O
Ballarat, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked in here as a simple overnight stay before we embarked on the Great Ocean Rd. The room itself was well spaced out and had everything you could need - including a microwave. There were just a few details that could have had more attention paid to them -towels were thin and holes had started to appear -cobwebs throughout...

Thank rushing-man
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great value for money. Walking distance to restaurant and beaches. The motel has bar, restaurant and swimming pool onsite. The room were a little bit dated but very clean and very spacious. Thoroughly enjoyed the stay

Thank Herve F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were really happily surprised with this motel. Our room was up the back near the pool but we were the only ones using it so it was nice and quiet. I can imagine it could get noisy if more people were there. Our room was fine, there were three of us and we had a room the included a...

Thank CHE08
Coffs Harbour, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Room smelt of bleach had to open door and windows for about an hour to clear strong smell found rubbish from previous guests still in room. The pool needed cleaning very badly bit on the green side. Butt is just across from the beach

Thank lookingforsun255327
Wandin East, Australia
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Great basic Motel in a great location! Just cross the road to to the beach. Great little bar at the front that we sat in at happy hour. Easy walk to supermarket, cafes and restaurants. Very clean room and friendly staff. We would definitely stay again.

Thank Michelle W
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We checked into the Surf City Motel at the last minute to break our trip. Our room was spotlessly clean and comfortable, a little dated but we didn't mind that at all. John the host was very friendly and helpful and we enjoyed chatting with him. We sat on the balcony which overlooks the beach and enjoyed a glass of...

Thank LizTol
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

A great laid back few days in Torquay at Surf City. Friendly; comfortable, clean accommodation at a great price. Good food and happy hour on drinks too. Really feeling in the holiday mood now! Highly recommended.

Thank Janet B
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Very friendly check-in guy offering a lovely welcome. Family room we had was next to the pool and was very quiet. OK, the rooms are a little outdated, but the place is c.l.e.a.n. and very comfortable. Believe me, our teenagers would've whined if something wasn't just right! In fact they both loved the vibe of the place, with the pool...

Thank Karen B
Wakefield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 February 2017

The Surf City Motel is in a very good location but we got the impression that things were not right. The manager wasn't very friendly and scruffy looking. The room wasn't particularly clean but had ample space. There wasn't any cooking or washing up facilities. There was a fridge, 4 mugs and 4 wine glasses. The pool area and car...

Thank Hazel R

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Surf City Motel

Address: Surf City Motel 35 The Esplanade, Torquay, Victoria 3228, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Torquay
Price Range: $118 - $279 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Surf City Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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Also Known As:
Best Western Torquay
Torquay Best Western
Surf City Motel Torquay, Victoria
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“lovely spa room”
msperry3, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Give it a miss!”
ashdav, 21 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Further away from the road is quieter.”
davidbX1116OQ, 23 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Avoid this place”
disee18, 28 Jul 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are on one level, if staying over the weekend, perhaps ask for a room at the back away from the restaurant and the road.”
65chelr, 21 Jul 2015 | Read review
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