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Surf Motel and Gardens

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 February 2016

With no phone reception to do some preliminary research of where to stay in Fort Bragg, we pulled into Surf Motel to get rates. With the trip advisor sign on front with a 4.5 star rating and a very friendly lady on the desk, we were pleased to secure a King Standard room for a good price. The room was...

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surfmotelandgardens, Front Office Manager at Surf Motel and Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Surf Motel & Gardens for your recent stay in Fort Bragg. We are glad to hear you found our motel affordable and tidy. We are an older facility but are constantly upgrading. Our #1 priority is our guests and we appreciate you feedback. We hope to see you again in the future. Thanks again from all...

San Jose, California
Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

The Surf Motel & Gardens is a budget friendly, dog friendly motel in Ft Bragg CA. We enjoy traveling with our dogs but don't enjoy paying extremely high costs for motels. The Surf has nicely updated rooms, extensive grounds to enjoy and an enclosed dog run. We are really happy with this location and return on an annual basis.

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surfmotelandgardens, Guest Relations Manager at Surf Motel and Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us here at the Surf Motel & Gardens! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed our lovely property with all its amenities & most importantly, that you were comfortable during your stay. We take pride in our little place & in ensuring the comfort of all our guests who are always...

Reno, Nevada, United States
Reviewed 28 January 2016

Most excellent comfortable stay! Bed was comfortable, big shower, all ground floor, and safe. Beautiful landscaping. We were very surprised at the amenities. There is a variety of spots in the gardens with table and chairs, benches, fire pit area, and even horseshoe pits! We will definitely be back. Nicest place we've stayed in the last couple of years!

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surfmotelandgardens, Guest Relations Manager at Surf Motel and Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us here at the Surf Motel & Gardens! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed our lovely property with all its amenities & most importantly, that you were comfortable during your stay. We take pride in our little place & in ensuring the comfort of all our guests who are always...

Dinsmore, Ca
Reviewed 12 January 2016

If you want modern techno perfection, this is not the place for you, but if you want a great bed, a lovely garden with fire pit, horseshoes, a mini-dog park, close access to everything, this is a great place. Personally, we loved it. Clean, quiet, comfortable, friendly staff, and PERFECT for getting out with our canine companion. And we like...

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surfmotelandgardens, Front Office Manager at Surf Motel and Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and we are so glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us at Surf Motel & Gardens. We are a quaint little spot but with a lot to offer. Not only for you but furry friends too! We all hope to see you and your canine companion in the future. Thank you for choosing...

Utah
Reviewed 7 January 2016

Very clean hotel. We only stayed here one night, just passing through. We chose it because it was inexpensive and were pleasantly surprised at how clean and comfortable it was. I would stay here again.

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surfmotelandgardens, Front Office Manager at Surf Motel and Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us here at the Surf Motel & Gardens! We are very happy to hear that you found your accommodations to be clean & that you were comfortable during your stay as our guests are our #1 priority! It will be our pleasure to have you stay with us again during any future travels...

Reviewed 13 December 2015

We were in a pinch for a pet friendly place because we couldn't get anyone in town to fill our motor coach's propane tank (required for heat without plugging into a 50 amp breaker) so we called and Jen answered. She was just awesome! She told us we could park our RV in the motel's parking lot so we headed...

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surfmotelandgardens, Front Office Manager at Surf Motel and Gardens, responded to this review

We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Here at Surf Motel and Gardens our guests is our #1 priority. We are always here to help with whatever accommodations you may need. From parking a huge motor-home or needing a comb! It is our pleasure to ensure you a safe, comfortable enjoyable stay. Thank you for...

Ogden, Utah
Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

Nice hotel for the value. Bed was comfy, had really hot water. Was a bit chilly and old heater on wall took along time to heat up but once it did worked well. Manager mentioned it takes about 10 minutes it's really about an hour to warm. Did not try breakfast. They did have laundry room if needed. If you...

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surfmotelandgardens, front desk employee at Surf Motel and Gardens, responded to this review

Thank You for choosing the Surf Motel And Gardens were glad to hear you enjoyed your stay other then the chilli weather we do apologize for the heater situation but every heater is different and depending on the room size and the temperature of the heater, the time for the whole room to warm up always varies. We appreciate that...

San Francisco
Reviewed 26 November 2015 via mobile

San Franciscans enjoying 3-day Thanksgiving stay here. We've been here several times over 20 years. Surprised to find nicely renovated rooms since 2012 visit. Understand property has new owner. Miss the well-tended landscaping and extensive flowers but understand new gardener has been hired. And, it's late fall; summer flowers have gone. Friendly, informative staff.

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surfmotelandgardens, front desk employee at Surf Motel and Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Surf Motel and gardens we hope you continue to choose us for your stays here in Fort Bragg as you have in the past . As you already have stated yes it is winter and most if not all of our flowers are not in bloom but hopefully your next visit will be when they are...

Lincoln, California
Reviewed 3 November 2015

We arrived in Fort Bragg late at night and without reservation, and based on TripAdvisor reviews we decided to stay at the Surf Motel. It was a good choice. The room was clean, the bed comfortable, the price right. Our room was away from CA-1, so it was very quiet. We'll stay here again.

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surfmotelandgardens, Front Office Manager at Surf Motel and Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Surf Motel & Gardens! We are very happy to hear that you were comfortable & enjoyed your stay with us as our guests are the #1 priority. It will be our pleasure to accommodate you again during any of your future travels along the beautiful Mendocino Coast :)

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 23 October 2015

We recently stayed at Surf Motel and Gardens on a road trip from Portland to Los Angeles. We were not expecting much from this hotel after staying in similar motels along the way. However we were pleasantly surprised to find the hotel to be relatively new. The beds were comfortable and the shower/bathroom area was clean and in great condition....

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surfmotelandgardens, Front Office Manager at Surf Motel and Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay here at the Surf Motel & Gardens during your city to city trip! We are very happy to hear that we exceeded your expectations & that you enjoyed your stay with us! We look forward to accommodating you again during any future travels along the beautiful Mendocino Coast :)

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Comfortable rooms with some ocean views, in room coffee, refrigerators, microwaves and hairdryers. Continental breakfast, beautiful gardens, free WiFi, and pet-friendly. We also have added a laundry room for our guests convenience. Close to Noyo Harbor and Skunk Train. Packages available for local attractions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Surf Motel and Gardens

Address: 1220 S Main St, Fort Bragg, CA 95437-5311
Region: United States > California > Mendocino County > Fort Bragg
Price Range: $102 - $193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Surf Motel and Gardens 2.5*
Number of rooms: 54
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Also Known As:
Surf Motel And Gardens Hotel Fort Bragg
Surf Hotel Fort Bragg
Surf Hotel And Gardens
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Fort Bragg
#4 Family Hotel in Fort Bragg
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“Old-timey hotel where you park in front of all first floor only rooms.”
7JaneJ7, 25 May 2017 | Read review
“Rooms toward the back are slightly further away from Route 1, and have less road noise.”
EdD855, 18 May 2017 | Read review
“Right on Route 1 and near restaurants and shopping.”
918jeffreyb, 14 May 2017 | Read review
“We were at the far back of the main section. Nice stroll through garden to breakfast & quiet.”
J4634XXthomasa, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms are comfortable & clean with flat screen tv, refer. microwave, hair dryer, dining table & comfortable chairs.”
cookwarren, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
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