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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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Sutter, California, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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62 reviews 62 reviews
13 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
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231 reviews 231 reviews
35 hotel reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Fort McMurray, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We didn't have a hotel booked that night so we stopped in randomly. I am pretty picky with hotels and was not too sure what to expect from the outside but it was amazing! So beautiful. We stayed in a premium king suite and it was well worth it. The beach was right in front so we were able to... More

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

Thank you so much, jill g, for your wonderful review! I am very glad that you decided to give us a try and enjoyed your stay so much. We love it when our hotel becomes the setting for our guests' happy memories. And with an idyllic location full of sand, surf, and sunsets, everything becomes memorable! We are looking forward... More

San Francisco, California
2 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have stayed at this hotel approximately 8 times over the past 5 years. Best aspect is the location, right on the beach, ocean views. They have tastefully renovated most of their rooms which makes for a far more comfortable stay than their previously weather worn rooms. (The pics posted are very accurate) There is no breakfast served however this... More

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

Thank you so much, gr8moments, for your great review! It is wonderful to hear that you had such an enjoyable stay. You are right that we are very close to all the restaurants of Fort Bragg, making it quite convenient for our guests. I want to thank you for your dedicated patronage over the years; our aim is to turn... More

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

This is a classed-up roadside motel. Clean, safe, and reasonably well located north of the main drag of restaurants etc. in Fort Bragg. We were pleased and would stay again if we were to return to Fort Bragg.

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

Thank you, Traveler3719, for the great review! I am so glad that you were pleased with your stay. We are indeed located just north of town with convenient access to restaurants and shopping while being removed enough to still be peaceful. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit! Tina Guest Relations Manager 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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