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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hi, we really enjoyed our stay here. Out of an RV for the last 10 days. Super welcoming, great service, rooms spacious and well priced. Close to all you'd expect in this magnificent location. Well located to next door Eatery which was amazing.

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Utah
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We used to love this little gem, but over 40 years of staying here off and on every few years? They could care less as to our patronage as seen with this last visit as a special occasion trip to the Cambria area. We spent more to get a "Patio Room", and the patio ended up being, a 2 ft... More 

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Clean, comfortable room. Pleasantly unexpected indoor pool and spa my kids and I could enjoy on a cold, foggy day. Close to the beach and within walking distance to restaurants and a well stocked mini mart. Close to Hearst Castle which is what we needed.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Super convenient if you want to be close to Hearst castle. This motel may be a little scuffed and not updated but it's clean, the staff is nice, they are dog friendly (dog fee is $15) and the price is right. Rooms look out to a nice grass courtyard with picnic benches, the rooms are a good size and have... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed for his birthday weekend. They recently renovated the bathroom and we were impressed. The shower was tall enough for him to not have to duck under the shower head! We had a great time exploring the coast and getting a much needed vacation.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You would be better off making a tepee out of driftwood and staying on the beach. This place needs a revamp from head to toe. From the pool to the rooms, rundown and shabby are the most apt descriptions I can give. When our family was kept awake ALL night by tromping drunken upstairs neighbors and various hotel alarms going... More 

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights on our trip down the west coast. We had originally booked one night through one of the well known online sites and then decided to stay for an extra night. I went online and booked another night ,left it for twenty minutes and then went to reception to confirm that the booking was ok... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stayed here whilst driving from San Fran to L.A. Rooms are clean and decent with en suite, TV and heating. We were a little concerned as the heating is a radiator which is actually gas lit so you can see/hear/smell the gas/flame (although all certified so should be fine). Location is perfect if you are passing through, right on the... More 

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Montgomery, Alabama
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

All of these dated motels near San Simeon are over priced and not in the best of shape. However, the Silver Surf was clean, and the staff were very pleasant and accommodating. Not much to say about the limited places in the area to dine, or even get coffee, but it keeps you from having a long drive, especially if... More 

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Townsville, Australia
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Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for an overnight stop while visiting Hearst castle. The silver surf motel was great value for money. The couple of negatives were no air conditioning only heating. It was a little warm in the room and there was no hair dryer. The positives fare outweighed the negatives. The motel was priced well, very quiet, friendly staff and... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Silver Surf Motel

Address: 9390 Castillo Dr, San Simeon, CA 93452-9727
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > San Simeon
Price Range: $65 - $189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Silver Surf Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 72
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“Stay elsewhere”
 of 5 bubbles UtahDaytripper, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Do not book this hotel”
 of 5 bubbles Iradz, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are arranged around a large square lawned area. ”
 of 5 bubbles Swanseaboy50, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“2nd level in the courtyard was quiet and felt safe. No elevator though.”
 of 5 bubbles audreyg543, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“would not stay here”
 of 5 bubbles CiaoMoe, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
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