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Reviewed 3 June 2016

This might be the only place i saw that had parking included. It's nothing fancy, but it's not awful either. It's probably one of the best deals you'll get in the city in a neighborhood with a lot of things very closeby. The room had been cleaned and the shower worked. If you're looking for a deal this is your...

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Rocky P, Guest Relations Manager at Surf Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us at Surf motel. We enjoy hearing from our guests and we look forward to seeing you again the next time you are in our area!

Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

This hotel is as it is. The front desk are nice peolpe, and they give you the key. When we came in to the room and tried to close and lock the door, we realised it used to be two extra security-locks on the dorr. They were now gone, and the door lokked like it had been broken down on...

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Rocky P, Guest Relations Manager at Surf Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your stay with us at Surf motel. We agree with you on our fabulous location as we are within walking distance of several venues. We pride ourselves on offering complimentary parking for our guests and look forward to serving you again the next time you are in our area!

Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

For the price this place is exactly what we needed for our short stay in San Francisco. The hotel room was clean, a bit outdated as our AC was broken but we didn't really need as it was chilly that night. The location was very convenient, as well as parking. The young gentleman at the front was very helpful on...

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Rocky P, Guest Relations Manager at Surf Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us at Surf motel. We enjoy hearing from our guests and we look forward to seeing you again the next time you are in our area!

Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

Overall the stay was what we needed; a place to sleep and a place to shower. It was in the perfect location for our vacation, which was awesome! When we checked in on Tuesday afternoon, I had mentioned I had written an email to request a room change from smoking to non-smoking, as I mistakenly reserved the wrong room type....

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Rocky P, Guest Relations Manager at Surf Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of your stay with us at Surf motel. It is a privilege to be able to serve guests such as yourself! We pride ourselves on clean and comfortable rooms at a reasonable rate Location is absolutely one of our biggest draw as we have the best around! Please stay with us again the next time...

Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

This motel was everything we expected. The rooms were clean and the beds were super comfy. The front desk people were very friendly. Parking was safe and clean. To be clear the hotel is past its prime and dated but it suited our needs very well. My only complaint was the breakfast which was poor. However there is a peet's...

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Rocky P, Guest Relations Manager at Surf Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of your stay with us at Surf motel. We are working on providing updated items in our rooms so we hope you will give us another opportunity to provide sleeping accommodations for you the next time you are in our area. We would love another chance to provide for you a great stay!

Bari
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Staff was friendly enough to wait for our late night check in, to call us taxi every time we needed, to keep our baggages after the check out. Position was awesome, in the heart of Lombard st., a 30 minutes walk from Fisherman Wharf. Room was clean, price was among the lowest in San Francisco. Breakfast was minimal, just coffee...

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Rocky P, Guest Relations Manager at Surf Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us at Surf motel. We enjoy hearing from our guests and we look forward to seeing you again the next time you are in our area!

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 17 March 2016

We stayed at the Surf Motel for one night. Unfortunately we had smoking rooms due to a booking error and these were very uncomfortable and we had window open for most of the night. Lombard St is very noisy and the hotel rooms offered no noise reduction. The complimentary breakfast was a joke, a pop up toaster and a couple...

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Rocky P, Guest Relations Manager at Surf Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of your stay with us at Surf motel. We are working on providing updated items in our rooms so we hope you will give us another opportunity to provide sleeping accommodations for you the next time you are in our area. We would love another chance to provide for you a great stay!

Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

Not the most fantastic hotel, but for that money, I found it really nice. We booked 2 rooms for 7 nights, and the room was well cleaned, and we had nothing to complain about. The only downside was the breakfast, but you get what you pay for and with that in mind, it was ok. The staff was very nice...

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Rocky P, Guest Relations Manager at Surf Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of your stay with us at Surf motel. It is a privilege to be able to serve guests such as yourself! We pride ourselves on clean and comfortable rooms at a reasonable rate Great customer service is absolutely one of our biggest draws as we are the best around! Please stay with us again the...

Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

We got here from Vegas and checked into our room as soon as we got in the room the smell hit us..we had a look near the radiator and the amount of mould up the wall was ridiculous. There is no way we could sleep there for the 2 nights we had paid for. We spoke to the guy at...

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Rocky P, Guest Relations Manager at Surf Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Surf motel Please accept our sincere apologies for problems encountered during your stay. I have forwarded your comments to the GM and owner. Clean and comfortable rooms are a priority for us, so for you to have mold issues during your stay with us is unacceptable and will be addressed immediately. We hope...

Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

Minute one pissed off! There is a $200 cash deposite required upon checking in, good job we had cash otherwise we would have had to find an atm. The girl behind the counter was short tempered and rude with little to no people skills at all. We arrived before check in, that's no big deal because we had a tour...

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Rocky P, Guest Relations Manager at Surf Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Surf motel. Please accept our sincere apologies for problems encountered during your stay. I have forwarded your comments to the GM and owner. Clean and comfortable rooms are a priority for us, so for you to have any issues during your stay with us is unacceptable. In your comment that the bathroom had hair...

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Beautiful homes, beautiful people, and a beautiful backdrop of the Golden Gate Bridge welcome visitors to the Marina. Originally the location for the Panama-Pacific International Exposition in 1915 (whose remnants can be seen at the Palace of Fine Arts), much of the land was filled and flattened to accommodate a world’s fair. That ample space has given way to a jogger’s paradise at the northern edge of the city. With the picturesque bay setting as its backdrop, it’s no surprise that the area has hosted numerous movie productions. Daytime activities focus on café culture and boutique shopping, while the evenings turn this neighbourhood into a party-going hotspot.
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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about Surf Motel

Address: 2265 Lombard St., San Francisco, CA 94123
Region: United States > California > San Francisco > Marina District
Price Range: $159 - $328 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Surf Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 36
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“rooms at the back are quieter. book a room with fridge. Rooms are small”
 of 5 bubbles Helenand, 27 Jan 2017 | Read review
“210 was quiet (it was at the back in the middle)”
 of 5 bubbles A5481TUjamesh, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Non smoking rooms”
 of 5 bubbles BMatthews2013, 16 Mar 2016 | Read review
“get a floor on 2nd level and avoid 49er home game weekends.”
 of 5 bubbles 498mackc, 16 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Do not stay here”
 of 5 bubbles jimd406, 5 Nov 2015 | Read review
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