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290 Dallas Road, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 1A6, Canada
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Surf Motel
Ranked #22 of 57 hotels in Victoria
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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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Toronto, Canada
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 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
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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
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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Ladysmith, Canada
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2011

The Surf is almost perfect. It is a simple, economy hotel with a vintage feel, but is always spotlessly clean, and the staff have always been great to us. The management has changed over the years we've been going (though not the family ownership) so I feel a previous bad review about cancellation policy is probably down to a past... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2011 via mobile

We stayed at one of the cottages rented by the surf motel. It was charming, clean, quiet and in a great location close to the water.

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Vancouver, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2010

Trying to find a reasonably priced place in Victoria in the summer is tough. Trying to find one on Thursday and Friday nights, with two single adults, two attached adults with a toddler... darn near impossible. But the Surf Motel came through for us! Rather than getting two rooms, which I had expected, we ended up with the spotlessly clean... More

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Vancouver, BC
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2009

I booked 2 nights in the duplex at The Surf Motel. I made my reservation months in advance for the purpose of running the Victoria 1/2 Marathon on the Canadian Thanksgiving Weekend. I inquired about the cancellation policy when I booked and was advised it was 48 hours advance notice. When my plans changed, I called The Surf Motel and... More

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VicCityKid, Manager at Surf Motel, responded to this review

Hello FlashpackerYVR, My deepest apologizes about the previous manager mistake. This is not a practice the Surf Motel employs or teaches it staff. The owners were infuriated when they heard what she had done. A credit card is always more then enough to hold a room at the Surf Motel. Thank you, Riley Mangelsen stay@surfmotel.net 1.888.738.3399 More

Vancouver, Canada
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57 reviews 57 reviews
46 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2009

Immaculate. Stunning views. Very nice staff. Spacious.. funky 60s style motel. Looks like bathroom was recently re-done - very nice. About a 20 minute walk down Oswego Street to the Inner Harbour.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2009

I am very impressed with the owners/management. Great location!

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Address: 290 Dallas Road, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 1A6, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Victoria Capital Regional District > Victoria
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Surf Hotel Victoria

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