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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“waffles”(44 reviews)
“fire pit”(27 reviews)
“sausage”(25 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed
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2 Star Hotel
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29 Apr.30 Apr.
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Reviewed 23 February 2015

Pretty much what I expect from a motel (or is it an inn?) in a small town. The bathroom fixtures have seen better days, but perfectly acceptable and clean. Rooms are small, but had all the space I need. All rooms face the parking lot,...More

2  Thank Otterrun
Reviewed 29 January 2015

We recently stayed here for two nights. Compared to newer motels, their standard rooms are small. You can get along just fine but it’s cramped. The rooms have a little table where you can work with a computer or have a glass of wine and...More

3  Thank Jon V
Reviewed 28 December 2014

The sign at the street says Surf Inn quite boldly. A smaller sign on the property shows "Surf Motel." Or is it the other way around. This cozy little motel has a beautiful view of the Pacific from their patio area. The staff did a...More

Thank carlsoncarl
Reviewed 21 December 2014

This little gem is tucked away in a little town called Gualala. The famous California Hwy 1 passes right through it so you can't miss it unless you blink, of course. Surf Inn/Motel is a very reasonably priced motel with an incredible view of the...More

Thank SunnyCalGirl
Reviewed 16 December 2014

I have to admit that I was a bit skeptical about staying at a "motel" my husband booked. As it turned out tho, I was pleasantly surprised. The room we got had 2 Queen beds, wooden floors, a kitchenette and bathroom. It was like staying...More

Thank TandCfromHawaii
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Free Parking
Beachfront
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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USD 148 - USD 194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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310faithc
10 February 2017|
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Response from AFitnessFoodie | Reviewed this property |
The room I stayed in didn't have "a real fire place". It was a remote operated heater that looked the part.
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TopangaTodd
28 August 2015|
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Response from Eric C | Property representative |
We love pets, and yes they can bring you. A small fee of $10.00 per night is charged.
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"on a windy night, our room was loud like a wind tunnel, so ask about that if storms are likely."
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"We had an ocean view and you could hear the waves"
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"Don't risk it-crazy owners who yell at their guests."
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"Best rooms are at the end facing the ocean."
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