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Waldorf, Maryland, United States
Reviewed 2 August 2014

She works checking in guests and taking care of problems. She has the personally of a ROCK. Cold and Hard. Don’t look for help, don’t look for understanding. Don’t get in her way. She blows harder than Hurricane Sandy. The Room.. We had to move the second day to a better room. The first one we had was very small....

2Thank Bunky G
Reviewed 25 July 2014

Oh my. RUN! Felt like I was back in the 1950's! Didn't know these types of motels still existed. Old & smelly everything! Tiny room. 1 bed with a mattress, and a bottom sheet . No comforter! Had aTop sheet. And we had to use the outside cover sham as a blanket!. No end tables. No closet. No tissues. No...

3Thank shirllieb
Middletown, New York, United States
Reviewed 24 July 2014

The Surfside Motel located in Seaside Heights, NJ gets 5 stars for location. Located just steps away from the boardwalk on the corner near Lucky Leo's Arcade right in the center of the boardwalk, you can't beat it's location. From the exterior, the motel looks quite clean and tidy. Clean and inviting swimming pool showcasing the motel as you pull...

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Washington, New Jersey
Reviewed 14 July 2014

I booked this motel mostly for location and price, but got really scared after reading these terrible reviews. After my stay, however, I'd say it's not that bad. The sheets, floors, fridge and bathroom were all very clean and the room did not smell at all. My only complaints would be a broken bed that sank down in the middle...

1Thank Ecummi4
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 10 July 2014

i went there with my friend for the 4 th of july its was terrible they didnt clean the room once,every thing was full of mould,and we had some bed bug the only good thing is its near the board walk the wifi was very bad too

4Thank Rico C
Reviewed 4 July 2014 via mobile

The only reason I gave it a 1 is because trip advisor made me rate it. It should be a zero!!! Nasty place! Honestly I don't think they even care.They just collect your money.Wish we would have went somewhere else. I won't ever stay here again.Sleeping in the car would be better.

5Thank Amy F
Wilton Manors, Florida
Reviewed 4 February 2014

My boyfriend and I are Seaside regulars. We've stayed at a number of motels in the area during the summer and off-season. This was by far our worst experience of the lot. What I will say is that the service was good. Everyone was very friendly and helpful (as much as they could help this disaster.) We requested a King...

4Thank TPA1592
New York City, New York
Reviewed 20 October 2013

I knew something was amiss when I checked in and the woman behind the desk said, "Don't you want to see the room first?" If you get a thrill by being in trashy, defeated motels, then this is the one for you. When I checked in, I started laughing because the place is obviously so run-down that you just have...

1Thank newvoyage
Cranford, New Jersey
Reviewed 18 October 2013

I didn't expect much from a motel in Seaside, so I laughed at the mismatched furniture, the painting hung upside down, the soap that didn't lather. Whatever, the location was good. In the morning, when I spotted the bloodstains on the sheets, and then noticed a couple of those bloodstains were moving, and saw some little brown friends along with...

4Thank Dot H
Bucks County PA
Reviewed 23 September 2013

Location is the only thing this place has going for it.Stayed with my family for just one night bc we got a good deal on priceline. Door looked like someone tried to bust in. As soon as you open the door, the musty smell almost knocks you over. Cigarette burn holes on the sofa, and actually piles of cigarette ash...

3Thank GerryD1234

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Surfside Motel is the place to stay for fun and sun in Seaside Heights. Being a family owned property we take each guest with the hopes of making your stay as comfortable as possible. Talk to any of our friendly staff and they will make sure all your demands are met. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Surfside Motel

Address: 201 Ocean Ter, Seaside Heights, NJ 08751-2537
Region: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Seaside Heights
Price Range: $76 - $287 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Surfside Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 58
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Surfside Hotel Seaside Heights
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#16 On the Beach Hotel in Seaside Heights
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  • Missing blinds and no curtains to block out light in the morning.
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“Run do not walk from this place”
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“ask to stay 2nd or 3rd floor always quieter.”
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