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Surf and Sand Lodge

2.5 of 5 1131 N. Main St., Fort Bragg, CA 95437
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Santa Rosa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Not only was the room upgraded and incredibly clean, but the bed was unbelievably comfortable. Nice amenities in room as well. Deck with overlook to ocean was steps away from great 10-mile path along coast. Couldn't have been better. We had stayed the night before just south of Mendocino at upscale inn with nice views but terrible beds and not... More

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Surf_Sand_Lodge, Guest Relations Manager at Surf and Sand Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review, sscook01! I am so glad you enjoyed your stay! The 10-mile Coastal Trail is perfect for a scenic walk to Glass Beach! We look forward to welcoming you back on your next trip! Alex Guest Relations Manager More

Oxnard, California, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful room with great amenities. The view was fantastic of the ocean. Overall it was good except for the last night and the very noisy upstairs neighbors. Would stay here again if we are up this way.

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Surf_Sand_Lodge, Guest Relations Manager at Surf and Sand Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you dragonpern for your great review! I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Our ocean views are perfect for everybody. Whether you like to watch the sunset, birds, or watch for the whales! We look forward to your next stay! Alex Guest Relations Manager More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed one night during our Pacific Coast Highway road trip. It was a wonderful respite from our harrowing but beautiful US 1 journey from Lake Crescent to Fort Bragg. The Jacuzzi bath was a nice treat as were the sounds of the Ocean waves lulling us to sleep. Good view from the 2nd floor. Great check in service and... More

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Surf_Sand_Lodge, Guest Relations Manager at Surf and Sand Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review, Tammy Y! I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay! We have the perfect location right on the outskirts of Fort Bragg; we attract a lot of guests that are passing through on road trips. And having beautiful ocean views and sunset views from your balcony is just an added bonus!... More

Sutter, California, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We stayed in the king jacuzzi suit and it was a really nice room! However, I thought for the cost of the room, it would be bigger, but it is no larger then a standard room. I guess you're paying for the jacuzzi hot tub and the view (which was beautiful!). It was a nice, clean hotel with friendly staff... More

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Surf_Sand_Lodge, Guest Relations Manager at Surf and Sand Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, Stevie H! I am so glad you enjoyed your stay but I am sorry to hear you found the room on the small side. With ocean views like ours we are a little pricier than other hotels in the area-but it’s worth it when you get to fall asleep listening to the gentle... More

California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Overall, we had a good experience at the Surf and Sand. Remodeled rooms are very nice, altho I heard from others that some rooms do not have closet space for hanging clothes - not well accepted. We were on the second floor which has a great view of the ocean. Avoid the southern most room as it gets full afternoon... More

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Surf_Sand_Lodge, Guest Relations Manager at Surf and Sand Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Al R for your great review! We have been having some unseasonably warm days and that can help to make the rooms uncomfortably hot. I suggest leaving your sliding door open while in the room to let the ocean breeze cool the room. Or ask the front desk staff to bring a portable fan to your room; we... More

Vacaville
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

My family and I had a great time. It was the perfect place to stay for us-our balcony gave us a beautiful view of the ocean, clean and great hospitality. There was not an a/c unit in our room but we reserved a room on the second floor and the breeze was enough to keep us cool-my family had a... More

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Surf_Sand_Lodge, Guest Relations Manager at Surf and Sand Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you, relaxingatthebeach2, for your fantastic review! I am so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us! The private balconies not only have a great view of the ocean but also of the sunset! We are happy to hear you plan to stay with us again and we can’t wait to welcome you back. Alex Guest Relations Manager More

London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We spent one night at the Surf and Sand Lodge and it did not disappoint. The lodge consists of lots of chalets which are split into multiple rooms and all overlook the sea. Our room was very spacious, with our own private balcony. It was just a shame we arrived too late to watch the sunset as that would have... More

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Surf_Sand_Lodge, Guest Relations Manager at Surf and Sand Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much, Louise P, for your fantastic review! With the separate buildings for each group of rooms it makes for a quiet and peaceful vacation spot. We are located just far enough out of Fort Bragg to miss all the traffic but close enough to take the scenic trail to the restaurants and shopping in town. Hopefully next... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We visited September, 2014, and while the location was beautiful and the rooms were immaculate, the fact that there was no AC made our stay very unpleasant. At night(we only spent one) there was no way to get any air movement so sleeping was very uncomfortable. I finally called the desk to ask for a fan which they brought at... More

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Surf_Sand_Lodge, Guest Relations Manager at Surf and Sand Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Larry-Kathy A for taking the time to leave us a review! I’m so glad that you found the rooms and view immaculate but I’m sorry that the room was too hot for a comfortable stay. We have been having some unseasonably warm days which make for great beach days. I would suggest an upstairs room on your next... More

Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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76 reviews 76 reviews
13 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

After spending time in the big city of SF we were happy to hit the road and our first stop was the Surf and Sand Lodge. What a cool and friendly place to stay at for the night. We arrived just as it was getting dark and the sea mist was rolling in. The old Sea Captain statue greeted us... More

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Surf_Sand_Lodge, Guest Relations Manager at Surf and Sand Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you, expattravler, for your great review! I am so happy to hear how much you enjoyed your stay. As you mentioned, we are right on the ocean with beautiful bluffs for hiking, sandy beaches for relaxing, and pleasant pathways for strolling. We look forward to welcoming you back to Fort Bragg for your next Northern California visit! Tina Guest... More

Los Angeles, California
Top Contributor
243 reviews 243 reviews
36 hotel reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This property was exactly as advertised. The rooms and views were as pictured. The Surf and Sand is a collection of freestanding buildings. Our unit consisted of five separate rooms ... three downstairs and two upstairs. I followed other Trip Advisor recommendations and booked an upstairs room, which I highly recommend so you will feel safe leaving your slider open... More

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Surf_Sand_Lodge, Guest Relations Manager at Surf and Sand Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much CacheOn, for your fantastic review! I am so very pleased to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us. We have always done our best to represent our property as accurately as possible, so I am gratified to hear that it matched both our representations and your expectations. We will be delighted to welcome you... More

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Address: 1131 N. Main St., Fort Bragg, CA 95437
Location: United States > California > Mendocino County > Fort Bragg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Surf and Sand Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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