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Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

WORST establishment I've ever stayed in. Very rude, when we asked for a refund after seeing the horrible shape of the room. Blood stain on the shower curtain, shower head hanging on by a thread, etc. DO NOT WASTE YOUR MONEY HERE. Never expected it to be a 5 star place but for the price we paid we would hope...

Thank Abi M
Austin, TX
Reviewed 15 January 2015

At 4pm the management was offsite. We were met by someone else who let us see a room. Room was dark, smelled of mold, small stove was rusted, bathroom was very old with darkened old grout, dirty looking bedspread, wifi did not work. This place serves its purpose as the cheapest motel on the island with cooking allowed in rooms....

Thank living&learnin
Reviewed 26 August 2014

We needed a place to stay and my husband discovered this no name place on beach and I figured it would not be bad since being on beach. Boy was I wrong.. Within walking up you could tell it was a dump. But I figured I could last one night.. Got to room door would not shut properly, we saw...

3Thank Deannaleeee
Tyler, Texas
Reviewed 8 June 2014

Seems like we overpaid almost double the $55 a night for a priceline deal. It literally is UNFINISHED. the rooms have fixtures hanging off wires in the room. Sheetrock is entirely unfinished. Cracked window with a baseball sized hole is "fixed" by "laying a piece of Sheetrock in the window". Curtains don't offer any privacy, so get ready to look...

7Thank Getapanda
Reviewed 4 April 2007

The beds are like cement. The doors have huge gaps at the bottom allowing mosquitoes a feast. But my biggest problem with this $55.00 night hotel was with the women at the front desk! What ever you do, don't ask for a discount. To be fare the location is wonderful but the condition of the property is lacking desirability

9Thank WorldTravelMan
Austin, TX
Reviewed 17 March 2007

This was the worst motel at which I have ever attempted to stay. We weren't expecting 4 star quality or anything, and we're no strangers to a cheap motel, but this place was so bad that we left and found someplace else to stay (they don't give refunds, but trust me, it was worth it). We pulled up to find...

19Thank tandjc
Austin, TX
Reviewed 18 August 2006

The long weekend we spent in this motel was one of our better experiences in beachside motel rentals. The beds both the conventional and the fold out were comfortable and missing the usual seaside aura of dampness. The bathroom was comfortably large and the whole place was clean, clean, clean by any standards and especially by seaside ones. Its a...

6Thank HyExpectation

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Additional Information about Surfside Motel

Address: 3126 Avenue S, Corner 32nd St., Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-7652
Region: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > Galveston Island > Galveston
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
Surfside Hotel Galveston
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“Look at the room before you pay. If you must stay, it's worth it to go to Walmart and buy an air mattress and your own bedding, and towels and leave them behind.”
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