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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Due to bad weather, we got trapped in Fort Bragg and had to stay over night. Found this nice motel and got what we paid for. The front desk person, mr. Kash, is very nice and gave us a great deal. Properly gonna come back to this motel again if we ever come to Fort Bragg.

Thank Phuong L
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

More than expected. We decided to stay over night due to the weather and our long day. Kash was working the front desk and gave me excellent customer service. The room was clean and very comfortable. TV works well, water is warm and heater warmed the room nicely. When we drove up there is a garden to the right with...

Thank Zoe K
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I spent our Valentine's here a week early. The service was great, the room was clean and quiet, the breakfast was just perfect for us to fill up for a day of sightseeing. We really like the charming garden areas.

Thank Paula A
surfmotelandgardens, l at Surf Motel and Gardens, responded to this review

We thank you for your stay and are delighted that it was all accommodating.

San Jose, California
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're looking for luxury rooms with spa amenities, this isn't it. If you want a good, clean, comfortable room, Surf Motel fits the bill. So many motels fall short, but this gives a great place to crash for the night.

Thank akadad
surfmotelandgardens, lore at Surf Motel and Gardens, responded to this review

We thank you for your great review and hope to see you back soon in your next visit.

Paso Robles, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved this motel - great price, comes with breakfast, nice front desk, neat landscaping, nice room, AAA approved. Service was great, friendly, and attentive. Will come back for another stay. Easy to find and great for visiting Mendocino also.

Thank patriciagU3297LG
surfmotelandgardens, lorena at Surf Motel and Gardens, responded to this review

We are delighted that all was well and the you where accommodated in every way. Thank you for your great review and see you next time on your visit.

Morro Bay, California
Reviewed 7 January 2017

We had a wonderful night's stay at this darling motel. Lots of charm with the large garden areas. Room 155, king bed, was clean and comfy. Loved the tile of the shower stall. Especially loved that all of the rooms were well lit. Plenty of space for clothing. A table with two sturdy chairs and also a large comfy chair....

Thank Wapakk
surfmotelandgardens, lorena at Surf Motel and Gardens, responded to this review

We are grateful all was well and you were comfortable while your stay. Thank you and see you back soon.

Union City, California
Reviewed 4 January 2017

My wife and I decided to take a Labor Day weekend trip on the fly - no plans other than to go up the No Cal Coast as neither of us had been above Sausalito before - made reservations as we got close to stopping for the night. This was a typical budget motel. The outside grounds are nicer than...

Thank MJOHara
surfmotelandgardens, lorebna at Surf Motel and Gardens, responded to this review

We thank you for staying with us at Surf Motel.We are a very accommodating staff who make sure all our guest are comfortable. We thank you and hope to see you back soon.

Reviewed 4 January 2017

My group and I were looking forward in staying in the cozy Surf Motel and Gardens. Specially for the fact that they had a kitchen in the room, and we badly needed! Unfortunately because of a snowstorm, we had to make our stop earlier and didn’t make it to Surf Motel and Gardens… The manager and staff were very understanding...

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

We are delighted all went well and thank you for your wonderful review. Thank you and hope to see you back soon.

Saint Anthony, Idaho
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This motel was ok to stay in, not much of a room the basic room. It only had a dead bolt for the lock which bothered me a little bit. Overall the room was clean and everything worked it was just a little pricey but still ok.

Thank Sue B
surfmotelandgardens, Front Office Manager at Surf Motel and Gardens, responded to this review

We thank you and hope to see you back soon.

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Found Surf Motel on Trip Advisor, and since hsb and I were planning a quick visit to Fort Bragg/Mendocino: I booked a room for Surf Motel immediately. Upon arrival, the receptionist was very friendly and processed my reservations quickly. She provided us with info for wifi, breakfast and parking. Upon entry to room, it was clean and good size room...

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

We are delighted that everything was just up to your needs and that your stay was accommodating for you in every way. We are a very friendly staff that make sure all our guests feel comfortable, and content at all times. We thank you for the great review and see you back soon.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • 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: $101 - $202 (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
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Fort Bragg
#4 Family Hotel in Fort Bragg
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“Boat parking and fish cleaning station available.”
 of 5 bubbles Wapakk, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I believe the quieter rooms are on the inside portion of the motel toward the back.”
 of 5 bubbles EdD855, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a single story room at the back of the motel that's away from the road and a short walk to the private beach.”
 of 5 bubbles ChristopherL183, 10 Dec 2016 | Read review
“fire pit in center of complex”
 of 5 bubbles charliemaier, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you are taking a pet, be sure to book a room with a king bed only.”
 of 5 bubbles WJ270, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
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