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Surfside Hotel

2.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   12 Esplanade Road, Newquay TR71QA, England
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Ranked #92 of 108 Newquay B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
DickKurtaine Exeter, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great little place with a really cool owner and amazing views of the beach (in sea view rooms!). We really enjoyed our stay and would definitely go back. The bar stayed open just for us in the evening and the kids really enjoyed table tennis etc.. This is a simple hotel, but really cool.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Upon arriving to Surfside hotel, we were slightly apprehensive as we had read some pretty negative reviews on TripAdvisor. Arrival included a free parking space on site right in front of the hotel and a warm welcome by the hotel owner (sadly we didn't catch her name). We booked the twin room for 4 nights on booking.com which worked out... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014 via mobile

The best feeling I had from my stay in Newquay was knowing that I wouldn't be spending another night in the awful bed. The room was so tiny. Felt as if I was sleeping in a cupboard. A couple were in the room next door to me and I could hear every movement and conversation. The walls were so thin... More

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Dartmouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

After having this trip booked for us as a treat it was anything but that, we were greeted and taken up to our room which was nothing at all like any pictures advertised. After paying £55 reduced from £99 we were given a room that had no en-suite, no sea view and no working television, although we were told if... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013 via mobile

Wanted somewhere to stay by the beach in Newquay - didn't expect it to be as nice and homely as it turned out to be. When you wake in the morning and first thing you see is the vast surf, then get up and enjoy a good breakfast, in a clean environment , what more could one ask for. Will... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Where do I start or end this story. If the reason to book a room is only for a booze night out or want just a quick sleep then this is fine. Anything else, avoid. My complaints are similar as many others so please take this advice Bed too small, window dirty so not a pretty view on the sea,... More

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Newquay, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
16 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

Excellent location for the price, its right on the beach which is hard to find. Clean rooms, good continental breakfast, owners and staff very friendly and welcoming. We saw that the reviews were mixed before we stayed but thought we'd give it a go and were very impressed, don't know what everyone is complaining about. Great bar with good atmosphere... More

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Abbotsford, Canada
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

I stayed with 2 other friends and we were lucky to get a room with fabulous views of the beach. The facilities were pretty basic but clean. We used this as a base for exploring Cornwall so didn't spend much time in the hotel. There is a lovely terrace to enjoy a drink but it was too windy and cool... More

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Worcester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

I have never felt strongly enough to place a review before, but on this occasion I feel that I need to share our experience at this hotel - one we definitely will not be repeating. We booked a long weekend over the August Bank Holiday weekend as the hotel accepted dogs and as we had left it to the last... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013 via mobile

On arrival we were shown the tiny room we were allocated with barely a double bed in it! View over flat roof littered with rubble, damp in cupboard evetything very outdated, broken window frame. Shared shower/toilet left a lot to be desired, shower handle broke off the second i touched it! stayed one night and decided to find somewhere else... More

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Address: 12 Esplanade Road, Newquay TR71QA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Newquay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Surfside Hotel 2*
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Newquay beachfront hotel with stunning views over Fistral Beach. Small family-run hotel with a warm and friendly atmosphere. ... more   less 
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