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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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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 2 weeks ago

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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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Vancouver, BC Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We (2 couples) on a recent trip down the California coast decided to overnight in San Simeon. Unfortunately we had not booked ahead and the previous night most of the hotels we tried were full. We could not find a phone number or web site for Silver Surf to book directly, which we prefer to do, so we booked through... More

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This property is an older property. It has plenty of grass for your dog in the middle which is nice. There's no ac or fan and it did get kind of warm inside. It did however cool off when we opened up the window, however that allowed all the sound to travel inside. We were on the first floor and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good motel, great place to stop by on route 1. Noting to do there but good place to lay your head. There's complimentary parking sand a few restaurants and a pool but the big rooms and good prices are the real trigger. Be sure to watch the elephants seals!

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Oakdale, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a nice room 282 which was in front on 2nd floor. Partial ocean view, fireplace and right next to the sun deck. Room was very clean and nice. I was not expecting it to be so nice. It was also very quiet. We stayed two nights. We would stay there again, as it was a good value and... More

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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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