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Surfside Motel Marina Resort

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Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

This is a very nice place to stay. The location is amazing, loved watching the sunrise over Lake Huron from right outside my room. The room was excellent, even an easy chair for me to fall asleep in. Bed was comfortable and I loved the little kitchenette.

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 13 September 2016

this is a family run motel on lake huron that goes above and beyond to make u feal welcome. they have a fire pit and grill for your use and also kayaks that r for use as part of your stay at no cost. the beach is also right there. the location is about 1/2 mile from downtown which means...

Thank Scott F
Westland, Michigan
Reviewed 8 July 2016

very nice owners, quiet, near river not a bad walk to several parks and town. We will be going back soon and staying longer to enjoy their hospitality. Cabins have all you need to be self sufficient, just bring food and some cook ware and you could stay comfortably for days enjoying all that Lake Huron and the Tawas bay...

Thank annamariebernhardt
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Reviewed 18 June 2013

The picture shown on Tripadvisor with patio and glass doors is not right. It is a nice Motel with beautiful view, clean, well kept. Very close to Gateway park. Back yard has fire pit and apparently has boat access to river. Bed was a bit firm for the wife, but I slept OK. 44.262119,-83.524541 http://maps.google.com/maps?q=tawas+city,+mi&hl=en&ll=44.262243,-83.524396&spn=0.000015,0.009602&sll=37.6,-95.665&sspn=36.011613,48.251953&hnear=Tawas+City,+Iosco,+Michigan&t=m&z=17&layer=c&cbll=44.262154,-83.524494&panoid=mqlKrELhZmruJGsHD-_88g&cbp=12,287.46,,0,5.22

2Thank gavelini
Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed 30 May 2013

So sad to hear that Don and Becky are no longer the owners. They are what made the place. My husband and I take weekend rides and while riding last summer, we noticed a Harley out front and decided to stop. I didn't really want to because the motel was on the opposite side of Lake Huron and it is...

1Thank P A
Flint, Michigan
Reviewed 10 October 2011

Our group had a great time at the Surfside motel and Marina this weekend. Don and his wife took our group on a color tour through Northern Michigan. The roads he picked for us were Great and all the stops were well planned. At the motel we had great and clean rooms, wonderful fires in the back yard and we...

2Thank Jim F F
Grand Rapids
Reviewed 7 September 2011

The owners of this establishment are first rate. They care for the old motel like it was their home. It's updated, clean, and still maintains the motel charm from days gone by. Great destination for inexpensive business travel, couples, or folks taking motorcycle trips (their specialty!) Friendly fire pit at night, and gorgeous view of Lake Huron. Will return!

4Thank TBDSolutions
Royal Oak, Michigan
Reviewed 14 June 2010

You cant find friendlier people then the owners of Surfside Motel Don and Becky. And if your looking for a quiet place to sit and enjoy time with your lover then look no further then the back of Surfside as it backs right up to the Ausable river! At night we sat out under the stars as the water gentle...

6Thank Michael48080

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Additional Information about Surfside Motel Marina Resort

Address: 716 W Lake St, Tawas City, MI 48763-8201
Region: United States > Michigan > Tawas City
Price Range: $82 - $152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
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“most rooms seem about the same”
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“Room #1 is a suite/kitchenette with perfect view of lake.”
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