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Silver Surf Motel

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   9390 Castillo Drive, San Simeon, CA 93452
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

After travelling the west coast of california we arrived here by chance and came across this little gem. The family rooms are huge and beautifully clean. Excellent facillities in the room with a fridge, microwave, coffee facilities, tv, seperate bathroom. Theres an indoor heated pool and spa, sun deck, beautifully maintained garden and laundry room. Breakfast is additional but very... More

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Oceano, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed the indoor pool and spa although it needs upgrading. Room was comfortable. Floors not very clean. Wear your flip flops in the room. The hotel seemed short staffed. We had a problem and the manager was not able to accommodate quickly. Problem was eventually resolved, but manager made us feel like we should have been able to resolve... More

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Campbell Hall, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

room was old, musty, paper thin walls. The couple upstairs was yelling and fighting and sounded like moving furniture till 3am, I should have called the police! the couple in the room next door sat outside smoking most of the day, and stayed up coughing all night, felt like we were all in the same room. no hair dryer, wifi... More

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Eastvale, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

put me to sleep.we had a room facing the beach with a fireplace and we slept with patio door open. of course the place needs a huge update but when we stayed here 10 years ago it was 10 times worse .no breakfast but the san simeon restaurant was yummy . there upgrading before summer they say

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Torrance, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Price gouging for quality of room. We should have continued on our journey. Room musty and found hair in bed. Not sure that sheets had been changed. Any place but........ The room was WAY over priced. Only hotel with rooms, last minute on holiday weekend. UGH.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014 via mobile

For a very expensive overnight stay, we were appalled at the lack of basics in this place: no hair dryer, iron, ironing board; primitive heating, ancient tube television with very poor reception; no breakfast; carpet that needed a good clean. Laundry facilities were non functioning and the courtyard needed a good tidy up. We would not recommend this place!

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San Simeon
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

The pics on the booking site and the motels own website are very misleading! The room was ancient and musty smelling. I felt like I had bugs all over me in bed. The front desk staff was rude and offered no help resolving the problems. I would not recommend this motel to anyone.

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Melbourne, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

Location was great, only 8km to Hearst Castle. Room was big and had a fridge, microwave and coffee maker, it was clean and quiet. Opposite the ocean and the pier. However, there was no breakfast but nearby were lots of little eating places and a small supermarket. In all, very convenient but a bit overpriced. I would stay in Cambria... More

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Simi Valley
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

We stayed here over the holiday weekend in November. The location is very nice, and you could walk to all of the other San Simeon hotels/motels, and all of the restaurants in this little town. The biggest draw here was of course, the price. Knowing the place/ratings prior to checking in would better prepare one's expectation. Positives: affordable, very clean... More

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Rochester, Minnesota
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5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

We're frugal seniors, staying 1 night... All Hearst Castle hotels are in one area, within walking distance from one-another. They all appear to be 2-star, but ours was basic, but clean, and the staff was friendly. The nearest town with what appears to be 3-star or better is Cambria, perhaps 5 miles south. There's a good restaurant attached to the... More

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Also Known As:
Silver Surf Hotel San Simeon
Silver Surf Hotel
Silver Surf San Simeon
Address: 9390 Castillo Drive, San Simeon, CA 93452
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Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > San Simeon
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool
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Ranked #10 of 10 hotels in San Simeon
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Hotel Class:2 star — Silver Surf Motel 2*
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