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Surf Motel and Gardens

1220 S. Main Street, Fort Bragg, CA 95437
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Surf Motel and Gardens
Ranked #2 of 22 hotels in Fort Bragg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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Berkeley, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2011

This was our second time to stay with Surf Motel and Gardens and we were as satisfied as the first time. The place has everything you need; several BBQs and tables scattered in a colorful garden filled with flowers, a fire pit, a place to clean your fish, horse shoe game and an arbour. They serve a light breakfast in... More

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Porterville, CA
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27 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2011

This motel is clean, updated, and comfortable, with a lovely garden in the center of the property. The rooms are outfitted with all things both business travelers and leisure travelers need, including fridge, microwave, good lighting, and adequate electrical outlets for chargers and computers. We did not take advantage of the continental breakfast.

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Lodi, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2011

The motel is very clean. The help is friendly. Our room was very clean and updated. The king bed was too soft! Plenty of parking with option to park right outside the room, which we liked. Overall, we felt that for what we got, the price was right. We enjoyed the gardens and liked sitting in the gazebo and outdoor... More

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Davis, California, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2011

During the Portuguese festival, we stayed one night in this motel. It was one of the cleanest places I have ever been, nice furniture and cozy rooms. The owner (or the manager), Redda, was such a helpful and friendly person that we felt we knew him for years. In our next trip to Fort Bragg, we will Definitely reserve a... More

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Aptos, CA
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8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2011

We selected this motel based on other trip advisor reviews. We were very satisfied. It is a good, basic, clean motel that is conveniently located. The rooms appear to have been recently remodeled with newer carpet and updated bathrooms. It was very clean. The hotel is a good value at $89 for two king beds. The room was a little... More

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Berkeley, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2011

I'm a gardener and a seeker of gardens to visit, study and enjoy. While visiting the Ft. Bragg Botanical Gardens last week, I convinced my husband to book our room at the Surf Motel and Gardens. This is an old style motor court motel, as you'll see when you drive up to the very cool retro-looking front office. The rooms... More

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Placerville, ca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2011

Fabulous staff. Impeccably clean rooms. The gardens are out of this world. Historic Fort Bragg is all around you, and Mendocino is just 18 minutes south on HWY 1. The pet friendly amenities are wonderful and greatly cared for. There is even a fish cleaning station and an out door shower for those who may have taken part in a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2011

My husband and I loved the service starting with the reservations that we got out of our AAA book. They were so helpful on the phone. When we arrived they were just as pleasant. The room was a smoking room but did not smell as such from the moment we walked in. I don't smoke and that was greatly appreciated.... More

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Fresno, California
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2011

Great Place to spend a quiet time, The gardens are amazing the landscape awesome. The rooms are completely remodeled with nice double pain windows. We felt very secure and comfortable in our room, from the soft 400+ Thread count sheets to the in room refrigerators and decor the place is awesome. Pet friendly yep, you bet they even have a... More

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Huntington Beach, California
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13 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2011

I selected this establishment to stay at after reading the Trip Advisor Reviews, and I was a bit disappointed. The room was very clean but a bit outdated. The bathroom was small. There were no electrical outlets anywhere except by the sink which made recharging our electronic gadgets (mobile phones, laptop computer, & camera) extremely difficult. . The continental breakfast... More

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Address: 1220 S. Main Street, Fort Bragg, CA 95437
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Location: United States > California > Mendocino County > Fort Bragg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Surf Motel And Gardens Hotel Fort Bragg
Surf Hotel Fort Bragg
Surf Hotel And Gardens

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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Shuttle Bus service Suites
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#1 Family Hotel in Fort Bragg #2 Best Value Hotel in Fort Bragg #5 Romantic Hotel in Fort Bragg
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Comfortable rooms with some ocean views, in room coffee, refrigerators, microwaves and hairdryers. Continental breakfast, beautiful gardens, and pet-friendly. We also have a free shuttle service available. Close to Noyo Harbor and Skunk Train. Packages available for local attractions. ... more   less 
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