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Dublin, Ohio
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This campground has one of the best views of Lake Erie. It is on the edge of downtown Marblehead, so walking or biking to there, Lakeside and the Lighthouse is great. One can visit Lakeside by asking for a shopping or dining pass for 90 minutes or so at any of the gates (bring cash for the restaurants and icecream)....

1Thank julieakmullenix
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This was a disappointment. There were dead bugs in the shower and on the bathroom sink. There were cobwebs and bugs flying around lights. The sheets had hairs on them and other dirt. The air conditioner was consistently running, which was freezing. My friends slept in a sweatshirt and pants. The only reason I didn't was because I didn't bring...

Thank TBR2011
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Just stayed 2 nights here with the family. Nothing fancy here, but clean, comfy, and affordable. Great view of the lake, and a cool spot to sit out and enjoy a fire, and the breeze coming off the water. Kids enjoyed the super clean swimming pool. We'll be back.

Thank Anthony S
Granite City
Reviewed 29 July 2016

When our family, (11 members) arrived we discovered the upstairs of The House, were not air-conditioned-a deal breaker for us with kids with asthma. But one call to management, 3 window units were installed, and we had an awesome stay. The staff members we met, penny, Amy and Mike were so wonderful and became new friends! This is not a...

Thank kikicoGraniteCity
Findlay, Ohio
Reviewed 3 September 2015 via mobile

The hotel and camp grounds are clean and the staff person was friendly. The bed was one of the worst I have ever slept on. Soft and lumpy. I won't stay there again unless they get new ones. Close to the Rocky Point winery and you can see Lake Erie from the front of the property. Beautiful setting but take,a...

Thank Tracy K
Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

I stayed here for the first time for two nights and was very impressed. No, it's not a five-star resort, but if you're looking for character, affordable prices, and super nice people, you can't miss with this place. Pros: Amazing view, clean pool, fishing pond, on-site market, close to wonderful dining, COMFY beds (so so comfy), cute decor, 50s vibe,...

3Thank Sky S
Cleveland OH
Reviewed 3 August 2015

We had about 15 people get together here for a weekend, and it was great! We could walk into town for food and bars, and we could walk to the ferry to go to Kelleys Island. The only downside was that the fishing pond was too full or weeds to fish.

Thank drtone
Catawba Island
Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

We love referring friends to the new Surf Motel and Campgroun. Friendly staff, great store, cold beer and wow! What a view!! And to top it off, the owners have the best selection of jerky in the area. Try Surf and you will smile from ear to ear.!!

Thank Chris R
Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

Stopped here with the family while driving through to Boston. This campground gave us a nice getaway from Cedar Point. Only a 30 min drive away. Walked to the lighthouse which was beautiful. The kids actually swam!! Campsite was clean. A bit close to neighbours as some were having a party until almost midnight. So much for quiet hours. Bring...

Thank CanadianCarmenas
Dellroy, Ohio
Reviewed 12 May 2015

Very clean, newly remodeled motel with a lake view and a store. There is a community kitchen that has all you need to cook and tables to eat. We loved everything about this little gem of a motel. We will certainly stay here when we come back next year. And thanks to the staff for making our stay a memorable...

1Thank Jim C

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Budget friendly motel located in Marblehead. We offer quaint atmosphere, Close to all area activities. Free wifi access, pool and much more. Our rooms were updated in 2015. New carpet, new mattresses, new flat screen tv's We would enjoy having you stay with us. Pets welcome at additional fee. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Surf Motel

Address: 230 E Main St, Marblehead, OH 43440-2226
Region: United States > Ohio > Marblehead
Price Range: $63 - $168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Surf Motel 1*
Number of rooms: 16
Also Known As:
Surf Motel Marblehead
Surf Hotel Marblehead
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“We stayed in the only rental house on the property.”
kikicoGraniteCity, 29 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The bigger rooms near the road are nicer.”
drtone, 2 Aug 2015 | Read review
“They have menu's in the room for Sloopy's Sports Cafe. We ate there and every bodies food was horrible, including the people sitting next to us and the people in the room next to us who had theirs delivered. It use to be good food but those days are gone.”
61JimC, 12 May 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a remodeled room. You may have better luck.”
miss_patty526, 8 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Book somewhere else”
PattiB308, 17 Jul 2012 | Read review
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