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New Jersey
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 April 2016

The Surfside offered a convenient location for a trip to Rhode Island my wife and I needed to make recently. The room was clean with nice amenities, and Debbie, manager, was helpful and welcoming. It was perfect for us.

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Karen C, Owner at The Surfside Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us, we appreciate your business. More 

New Haven, Connecticut
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 April 2016

Charlestown, RI is a gem. Good restaurants a short drive away and clean ocean waves on great beaches close by CT. Our first choice for a place to stay for a weekend getaway in Charlestown is The Surfside Motel. The rooms are clean, the beds comfortable, an outdoor shower, and a very accommodating and friendly staff. We've stayed at other... More 

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Karen C, Owner at The Surfside Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing The Surfside Motel, we appreciate your business. More 

Naugatuck, Connecticut
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 April 2016

On two separate occasions we recently stayed at the Surfside. Both times were spur of the moment getaways. We seem to enjoy those unplanned trips the most, We are very satisfied with the Surfside. It's very clean and maintained both in and outside. It's close to the magnificent Charletown beach and some wonderful restaurants. Our very favorite is just 10... More 

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Riverhead, New York
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5 reviews
Reviewed 28 October 2015

We were pleasantly surprised with the Surfside Motel. The pictures did not do it justice. Though the room was small, it was very tastefully decorated and very clean. The proprietor could not have been more welcoming and she went out of her way to point out local attractions and places to eat that more than met our expectations. We liked... More 

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Reviewed 22 October 2015 via mobile

My husband and I have been coming to The Surfside for a number of years now. We always go on our anniversary in May, then we go back in July and this year we went back in September. Debbie and Chris are just the best. Thank God they are back. Rooms are neat and clean. We feel like family when... More 

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Surfside1955, Manager at The Surfside Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your recent review. It is always a pleasure to have you stay with us and I am always happy when I know you are going to return. Thank you for spending your special times with us especially your anniversary. We look forward to your return next year. Debbie More 

Selden, New York
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9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2015

The room we had was spotless---we stayed her last year and we were so happy about our stay that we are coming back this year for a 2 night stay. Debbie and the staff were friendly and couldn't do enough for us. I reccomend this motel to anyone who wants a quiet and quaint motel.

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Surfside1955, Manager at The Surfside Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We strive to make our guests feel at home and a place where they want to come back to again and again. We look forward to your return. Debbie More 

Connecticut
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2015

Have traveled to this area for many years but due to overcrowding at the house we usually stay at we needed a place for one night. What a wonderful find. Front desk was very friendly, beds were small but comfortable (double beds), room was super clean and nice a nicely decorated. Room was a little on the small side but... More 

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Surfside1955, Manager at The Surfside Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We enjoyed your stay with us and I'm happy that you found your room super clean. It is our #1 concern that our guests are comfortable and want to return again another stay. We look forward to seeing you again. Debbie More 

Leland, North Carolina, United States
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56 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2015

We stayed there for 2 nights. Room was small, but had 2 double beds which were very comfortable. The room had a small fridge and microwave and an air conditioner. It was very clean, very beachy vibe. The manager, Debbie, was very responsive to all requests and even provided our group with wood and kindling for the fire pit. The... More 

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Surfside1955, Manager at The Surfside Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review. It was my pleasure to assist you and your group in making your stay with us a pleasant one. We enjoyed the music also and hope you will choose us again for your groups gathering. Debbie More 

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31 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

We stayed for two nights and loved it. The rooms are quite nicely decorated (beach style) and ours was very clean. We didn't sleep too well the first night because of loud neighbours (walls are thin) but the second night we got a great night's sleep. The manager gave us a warm welcome and the check in was very efficient.... More 

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Surfside1955, Manager at The Surfside Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Surfside. I am very pleased that you found your room comfortable and clean. It is our #1 priority to make our guests as comfortable as possible. I look forward to seeing you again. Debbie More 

Cumming, Georgia
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17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2015

Comfortable and safe hotel, super cute rooms with all amenities. Great for families and couples. Rooms are cute and clean. Close to Charlestown Beach and shopping and restaurants. Would highly recommend!

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Surfside1955, Manager at The Surfside Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It was a pleasure to have you stay with us and I'm so happy that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to your return visit. Debbie More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Conklin Family welcomes you to the Surfside Motel. A cozy 15 room motel located near beautiful Charlestown Beach. We have efficiency units for extended stays, or standard rooms with small fridges and microwaves, A/C, cable, wireless internet, flat screen tv's with built-in DVD players, gas grills, and picnic tables outside. Clean, quiet, and comfy. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Surfside Motel

Address: 334 Narrow Ln, Charlestown, RI 02813-4164
Region: United States > Rhode Island > South County > Charlestown
Price Range: $79 - $240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
Also Known As:
The Surfside Hotel Charlestown
Surfside Hotel Charlestown
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“We like the upstairs room with a king size bed. All of the rooms are off the main road and very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles sampM2853LY, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms have cozy tables for two on the deck, which offer a nice play to enjoy morning coffee from the nearby Dunkin Donuts.”
 of 5 bubbles vistadomar, 17 Apr 2016 | Read review
“For a quiet nights sleep, ask for a room on the second floor.”
 of 5 bubbles elinors710, 17 Jul 2015 | Read review
“We like a king efficiency. Good size fridge and micro”
 of 5 bubbles vikingmom15, 5 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Room 8 was well located and convenient (but we heard those staying in room 9!)”
 of 5 bubbles Axel8807, 13 Oct 2014 | Read review
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