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Surf Motel and Gardens

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed 2 nights here and while they aren't the newest rooms out there, the place was very clean, comfortable and quiet. The staff was very friendly and the hotel is easy to find and get to. We would stay again.

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Wiesbaden, Germany
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Single level motel with parking right outside your door. Well maintained and clean. Perfect for a night's stay. As the motel was not filled adjoining rooms were empty so it was very quiet. Bed was comfortable enough for me. All non smoking rooms which was nice. Would stay there again. McD's across the street and David's Deli in the shopping...

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surfmotelandgardens, FD at Surf Motel and Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for your great feedback. We are delighted your stay was accommodating in everyway. Once again thank you and see you on your next visit.

Atco
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Kash, the owner is eager to make your stay a happy one. He changed our room with no issues after we were booked in a room close to the office, ice machine, and laundry room. The breakfast meets your needs with pastries, bagels, cereal, and fruit. The motel has a pet friendly atmosphere with a dog park area and is...

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surfmotelandgardens, FD at Surf Motel and Gardens, responded to this review

Delighted your stay with us was accommodating in every way. We are a great staff who make sure all our guests are comfortable and up to date in what they need.Once again thanks for the great feedback and hopet to see you back soon.

Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed for 2 nights. Hotel staff are super friendly and we were very impressed with how clean the room was! Great location for a short walk down to the beach. The ocean front patios are really relaxing : )

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surfmotelandgardens, FD at Surf Motel and Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for your great feedback and do hope to see you back soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed at this property several times. The grounds are very beautiful. It has the old motel charm on one level where you can back right up to your room. We just stayed there 10 days and had a great experience. Rates are better than most and the room is not ultra luxury but clean and comfortable. The property...

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surfmotelandgardens, FD at Surf Motel and Gardens, responded to this review

Delighted all was great and hope to see you back soon on your next visit.

Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely, clean, comfortable and well cared for property. Lovely old furniture in room together with all modern amenities. The owners clearly care about their customers and they provide a perfect place to stay at a very affordable price. Very friendly and helpful check in and good continental breakfast. Would definitely recommend

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surfmotelandgardens, fd at Surf Motel and Gardens, responded to this review

We thank you for your great feedback and do hope to see you back soon.

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped by for a day in early May. Probably one of the few cleanest and well maintained motels that we've stayed in on the West coast at the price offered so highly recommended. Fully equipped amenities provided in the room and access to basic necessities within the facility such as coffee/ tea, ice, laundromat, etc provided also. Close proximity...

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

We thank you so for your stay and are delighted that your staty was accommodating in every way. We thank you once again and do hope to see you back on your next visit to the coast.

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed just for 1 night during the week. Good location for the Glass beach, botanical gardens and short drive from Mendocino. Room was very basic, nothing special. Light comes in at night through the blinds making it hard to sleep, curtains would have helped. Simple breakfast, no hot foods. Beautiful garden to walk through. Next time we would probably...

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surfmotelandgardens, lepy at Surf Motel and Gardens, responded to this review

We thank you for your stay and do appologize for any inconvenince you had while your stay with us. We do tell guests wile checking in that it is only contentel breakfeast but, do provide information of great restaurants walking distance. Once again thank you for your stay and hope to see you back soon.

Sebastopol, California
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed for four nights in early April. This was our first stay and we felt it was a pretty good deal. Our room was nice and clean, and I think had been repainted not too long ago. Everything worked. Fast & hot, hot water, good shower, albeit not exactly roomy. Bed was comfy, location was quiet. They offer a...

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

Thank you for your stay with us at surf Motel & Garden inn. Delihgted all was accommodating in everyway.

Anderson, California
Reviewed 10 April 2017

My wife & I enjoyed our stay at the beautiful Surf Motel. All the staff were very nice & friendly. My wife & I took over a dozen photos of the beautiful gardens. Nice comfortable setting for continental breakfast with fresh fruit, hot & cold cereals, variety of sweet rolls, toast butter & jam, juices, hot chocolate, coffee, & milk....

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surfmotelandgardens, fr;ont desk at Surf Motel and Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great feedback and for your stay.

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Amenities

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  • 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
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • 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
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  • 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: $105 - $186 (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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“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
“rooms closest to the office would be your best bet”
robert15065, 8 Apr 2017 | Read review
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