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Surf and Sand Lodge

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1131 N. Main St., Fort Bragg, CA 95437
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Phelan, United States
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3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The little town of Ft Bragg was one of our favorite stops on our way up HWY1. The hotel was perfectly placed near the surf and sand and I enjoyed a quiet reverie as the sun set. The hotel was just what we expected and I highly recommend the Denney's in town. The service and food were better than we... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a great place to stay if you are looking to getaway for a nice romantic weekend. We ordered take-out (almost any restaurant in Fort Bragg will package your food up for you) and ate our meals on the private patio watching whales. The view from the room is what gets the bump from very good to excellent.

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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, Leah_Harris33! I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us! Your room balcony is the perfect spot for relaxing to the sunset, whale watching, or just soaking in the sunshine! We look forward to your next visit! Alex Guest Relations Manager More 

Pollock Pines, Ca
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful room, great view... wasn’t crazy about walking to breakfast at the Beachcomber- since it was super windy- but the breakfast there was great. The package included a special at a local brewery and good thing we stopped there before we checked in , because they were going to be closed the entire next day so we needed to use... More 

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

Thank you for your review, 715mary! I am so glad you enjoyed your stay! If you take the paved walking path past The Beachcomber it takes you to Glass Beach! It's best to go to Glass Beach during low tide, that's when you can see all kinds of treasures! We look forward to welcoming you back! Alex Guest Relations Manager More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I didn't know what to expect in booking this hotel, but we were pleasantly surprised by the friendly receptionist, the clean and nicely decorated room, the excellent location, and prompt attention when we needed plumbing help. The simple but adequate breakfast offerings were just to our liking as we are not big breakfast people. We had a delightful trip!

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

Thank you, JMADW, for your wonderful review! I am so glad you enjoyed your stay! We really do have a great location, just North of town where you can relax to the sound of crashing ocean waves! Thank you for your compliments regarding our staff, I will pass them along! We look forward to your next trip to the coast!... More 

Roswell, Georgia
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86 reviews 86 reviews
15 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our first time staying here it had just been acquired by the owners of The Beachcomer and had not been renovated yet (2012). This time we were very impressed with the quality updates. We loved the private upstairs deck with great views, although being on the end there was some road noise. Next time moving one room in might fix... 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, Bev8789! I am so glad you enjoyed your stay! With our unique setup of separate units with only 5 rooms in each, it helps eliminate some of the outside noise! We look forward to welcoming you and your furry friend back to the coast! Alex Guest Relations Manager More 

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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

C'mon people --- It's just a very nice motel room at a very high price. The lobby is non-existent, and they don't provide decent coffee here. Instead of the individual room kettles, they should serve Starbucks (or Boyd's) coffee. No breakfast is provided whatsoever. Don't get me wrong -- the rooms are super quiet --- so quiet you need to... More 

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

Thank you, Matt C, for giving us your feedback. I'm sorry you didn't enjoy the coffee provided in the rooms. Our sister hotel right next door, The Beachcomber Motel, offers organic coffee in the lobby 24-hours. They also provide a continental breakfast everyday until 9:30am. The coffee and breakfast is free to all Surf and Sand guests. We hope to... More 

Willows, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Very happy with Surf & Sand Lodge. The staff is very nice and accommodating. The rooms are attractive. We had an upstairs ocean view room! The bicycle/foot path is a few steps from your room. You can "walk to your hearts content", bird watch and explore. Beachcomber, the sister hotel next door rents bikes. They look like clunkers but worked... 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, Keoki H! I am so glad you enjoy your stay each time! If you take the Coastal Trail north it takes you to MacKerricher State Park, where they have a great boardwalk! We look forward to your next visit! Alex Guest Relations Manager More 

SC
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Beautifully renovated rooms overlooking the Pacific Ocean and nature preserve. Miles of walking and biking trails with paths to beach. Staff was extremely friendly and helpful. Room also had a deck with chairs . Room had it all including microwave and refrigerator. We were in Sea Spray bldg.. Only rooms that may not be oceanfront would be in their Dolphin... 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, LadyTigerSC! I am so glad you enjoyed your stay! Your room deck is the perfect place to sip a cup of coffee while relaxing to the sounds of the ocean! You are right, there are tons of easy beach access points from the Coastal Walking Trail! We look forward to your next visit! Alex... More 

Laguna Beach, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

The lodge was a wonderful place to stay as it is located directly on a walking/biking path that gives you an overall view of both the town and ocean. Cannot beat value. Rooms very comfortable and clean.

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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, 971terryr! I am so glad you enjoyed your stay with us! The Coastal Walking Trail has easy access to the bluffs and Glass Beach too! We look forward to welcoming you back on your next trip to the coast! Alex Guest Relations Manager More 

Livermore, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Peaceful spot away from home, fantastic view from room, especially fine sitting on the porch waiting for sunset. Paved walking path in front of the Lodge, level easy way to get in a little exercise prior to the next meal!!

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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, Marge W! I am so glad you enjoyed your stay with us! The walking path is not only great for a quick walk, there are many spots for easy access to the beach too! We look forward to welcoming you back to the coast! Alex Guest Relations Manager More 

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