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Surf Motel and Gardens

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2.5 of 5
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1220 S. Main Street, Fort Bragg, CA 95437
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Ranked #4 of 22 Hotels in Fort Bragg
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Atlanta, GA
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9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012 via mobile

We were very pleased with this motel. Our room was clean and comfortable and apparently recently decorated. The managers were very nice,as well. The grounds are well maintained with beautiful flowers. Although the property is right on the highway, I did not hear traffic at night and slept well.

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San Rafael, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012

The Surf Motel & Gardens is the place to stay in Ft. Bragg. The property is beautiful and well maintained. The ambience is calm, quiet, and peaceful. The room I stayed in was clean and everything worked. The bed was comfortable. The office staff is friendly and helpful. The office manager gave me great advice of where to get a... More 

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Rancho Cordova, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

The Surf Motel & Gardens is the place to go.. Brand New Beds (OOOOHHH so Comfy) Fridge and Microwave, Looking forward to going there again... In the morning you get Fresh coffee, Danish's, Cereal and Fresh Fruit. Also different kinds of Juices to pick from. The gardens are unbelivable.. Had to get up early just to make sure I had... More 

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Santa Clara, CA
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20 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

Our family stayed at the hotel for a couple of nights on our trip to the redwoods. We got what was supposedly a suite. It was really just a room with a sink and fridge. :) The room was quiet and very well maintained. The staff was friendly. We took the free shuttle to the Skunk Train without incident. David's... More 

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Troy, Ohio
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3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012

My wife and I went to the Botanical Gardens down Highway 1 before we checked in. Had we checked in first we might not have needed to go to the Gardens. The gardens outside the motel were just incredibly beautiful. It's clear that's where the passion of the owners is. The clerks were very helpful, suggesting a dinner special at... More 

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Torrance, California
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

Have stayed at the Surf Motel twice with 2 large dogs. The rooms are large and clean. The dog rooms are separated from those without pets. The dog run is a great benefit. Walking distance to a little shopping center with market, pizza, Rite Aid and McDonalds. On CA-1 but set back so no traffic noise. Close to the Noyo... More 

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oroville, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

We chose the Surf Motel and Gardens as our home base for the weekend of our wedding. We had quite a few out of town guests and management graciously held as many rooms as we needed for our friends and family. Everyone was impressed with the nice clean and spacious rooms. Many commented on the beautiful gardens. I was so... More 

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2012

Good place to stay. We were pedaling through, traveling via bicycle down the coast and took a day off in Fort Bragg. The rooms were clean, large, and the beds comfortable. Breakfast was slim but sufficient. The owners were super-friendly and outgoing. We wanted to be able to walk to town (no car, and wanted to not ride on our... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

We stayed here for one night, and it was just fine for the short time period. The room was clean, and the price seemed to be right for the type of motel that this is (older, no frills, but solid). They say they offer breakfast, but it's really just an assortment of pastries, so don't count on that. Nice touch... More 

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

We chose the Surf Motel and Gardens because of its fantastic reviews on Trip Advisor and we were not disappointed! Friendly staff, super clean rooms, comfy beds. The two reasons we did not rate it a 5 is because of the basic complimentary breakfast and the inexpensive towels. The coffee and danish were very good. The only food items besides... More 

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