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Silver Surf Motel

2.0 of 5 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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Alpine, Arizona
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great location, nice, cozy rooms. Your staff was very helpful. They helped me locate a dentist in Cambria, which in turn led to a root canal. We would love to return and explore San Simeon, Cambria, and the coast. The restaurants in the area were excellent. The tours of the Hearst Castle were great. We would definitely book your hotel... More 

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Oceano, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Silver Surf is OK for the price. The pool and spa are OK, but could use some renovation. The rooms are nicer inside than they used to be. The rest of the facility could use more renovation also. Don't look for any special treatment from the front desk. They like to be the ones calling the shots rather than customer... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were doing a weekend trip; Hearst Castle on Saturday and Julia Pfeiffer state park on Sunday, so were looking for a nice place to saty without breaking the bank. Beautiful views of the ocean and lots of nice restaurants in close proximity.

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San Jose, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice place. Walking distance for places to eat and the beach. Parking lot was a bit tight, esp when other guests took up two spaces. The parking spaces can be marked better. Bathroom could use some repairs and/or updating. Despite the few flaws, it was clean.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice enough hotel. Didn't venture into the reception/lounge area for long but the rooms were clean and spacious. A bit dated but offered all the usual modern conveniences with good size telly and decent shower etc. Stayed for one night whilst travelling between LA and San Francisco. Great sunset across the road and lovely views out over the ocean.

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Torrance, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

For the price we paid, our room was not too bad. Although I believe if management/owner put a little more care into this place it would actually be a pleasant place to stay. This motel has potential but it needs some attention. The carpet looked dingy. I have small children so this is an issue for me.

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Bakersfield, California
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

It is not a 5 star motel but it is worth the money to sleep over. We were going to Hearst Castle night tour and spent the night at Silver Surf. Nothing fancy to brag about, nothing terrible to complain about. The folks there are friendly. For $64 on a Saturday night on the coast, it is hard to beat!

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Oceanside, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Dirty, WiFi took 5 minutes to load 1 page, front office never answered the phone, Dirty, Walls so thin that we could hear the person next to us snoring all night, very noisy and did I mention OLD AND DIRTY. STAY SOMEWHERE ELSE!

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Oakhurst, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Nothing fancy, but it was clean and comfortable. Next time I will ask for an upstairs room because people going up and down the stairs and stomping around over my head was kind of annoying. It's right across the street from a beautiful beach. Has a nice little pool and spa.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Convenient to and from the Hearst Castle, decent for the value, however the plumbing needs extreme work, was not able to flush the cam ode, also did not want to take a shower due to the plumbing back up. The smell was getting to me in the morning , we left right away.

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Address: 9390 Castillo Drive, San Simeon, CA 93452
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Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > San Simeon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Silver Surf Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 72
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Silver Surf Hotel San Simeon
Silver Surf San Simeon

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