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Surf Motel

290 Dallas Road, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 1A6, Canada
Surf Motel
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Walmer, United Kingdom
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206 reviews 206 reviews
50 hotel reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

Great motel, great location and great prices. Stayed here for two nights and it was perfect. Our room was on the third floor at the end so was probably the biggest. It had fully functioning cooker, fridge, sink and all cooking utensils and crockery etc. They do not serve breakfast but there is a cafe five minutes walk away. The... More 

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Ladysmith, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

Fantastic old-style motel. Clean, comfortable and the best view in town.

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White Bear Lake, Minnesota, United States
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55 reviews 55 reviews
13 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

We took a chance on a recent vacation and went with a small family owned property rather than a chain hotel and we are so glad that we did. For a very reasonable rate our room slept four comfortably and had a full kitchen as well as a balcony facing the sea. We so enjoyed watching the cruise ships come... More 

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Chilliwack, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2012

Looks a little worn from the outside but we were delighted to find the almost fully equipped suite (no microwave) is immaculately clean and very comfortable. Each room faces the sea and has a small balcony. Very well situated for downtown Victoria and coastal walks, it is on a main road and can be a little noisy with traffic during... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2011

We found the motel to be very clean and well maintained. We LOVED the view, and location. We went for an early morning walk out the Ogden Point breakwater (just across the street). Although noisy during the day and early evening, it is nice and quiet later in the night. Good service, and a most pleasant stay.

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Australia
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10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2011

Stayed again recently in the 3 bedroom cottage back from the main motel building. For a travelling family, the space was handy and the amenities good. Great location as well. Free wireless internet was patchy so far from the motel though.

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Toronto, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2011

Stayed here my last night in Victoria, wish it had been longer. The views simply cannot be beat. The staff were very friendly and helpful - although my room wasn't ready they let me leave my baggage in their office from early morning onward. I think the womans name was Ingrid, very kind people. Wifi service was perfect, bed was... More 

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St. Albert, Canada
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2011

This was the second time I stayed at the Surf. Both visits were great and The staff was friendly and helpful. This trip I took my son and his family and they loved the motel and the view of the ocean. Staying here is a little trip back in time for me, I just love the pink bathrooms! If you... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2011

We stayed 2 nights at this small, retro-style, oceanfront motel last week. We loved almost everything about the place. Perfect location, balconies with ocean views in every room, very clean and great housekeeping staff. I'd love to give the Surf 4 (maybe 5) stars, but won't due to the gruff and unprofessional night staff. The hotel advertised wifi. I planned... More 

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VicCityKid, Manager at Surf Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review the Surf Motel. I'm glad you enjoyed the view, location, and cleanliness of the room. We do pride ourselves on are fantastic housekeeping staff. We have made substantial upgrades to our wireless network. All of the rooms inside the Surf Motel have a strong connection. I apologize for the staffs... More 

Calgary, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2011

My daughter and I stayed at the Surf Motel for two nights and were very impressed with the service from the staff and the cleanliness of the rooms. The rooms were comfortable and very clean. All of the rooms in this motel face the ocean which is right across the road from the motel and you have beautiful views of... More 

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