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Silver Surf 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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San Francisco, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The front desk (the owner guy) was very rude and impatient. We booked 3 rooms, and travelled with 5 kids. We wanted our rooms closed to each others, but it came out seperate us in 3 different sides of the motel. He said that he can't let our kids live in upstair because they will make lots of noise. my... More 

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was a very neat and clean motel - easy check in - even a bit early - but the major problem was the wifi - it is basically non existent and falls out all the time. I know this seems petty - but in 2015 they should invest in a booster or something cos it was very frustrating.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was the second stop on my trip around the Western US and I wanted to stay in San Simeon as I had friends staying in the Best Western across the road. The place was considerably cheaper than the Best Western, and I wasn't expecting much from the place after staying in San Francisco. It was a pleasant surprise to... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Because of the Morro Bay Car show, we were limited to options of hotels. Silver Surf Motel is the old style motel with the rooms around a courtyard. Usually this would mean a run-down, loud room. We were pleasantly surprised. Rooms are decent sized with nice furniture and a comfortable bed. Decor was modern and clean. Rooms came with a... More 

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O'Fallon, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Across The Pacific Coast Highway from the ocean and higher priced hotels. Perfect for an overnight stay. Clean and reasonably priced. Indoor pool and hot tub. Good restaurants in the area and close to the Hearst Castle.

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Singapore, Singapore
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27 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The main minus was the wifi which was unstable. Room was fine. Good movie channels. Coin operated laundromat available. Quick drive to Hearst Castle and Carmel. Plenty of parking lots. Convenience store was next to motel. The coast is across the road.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Surprisingly Clean, friendly staff and convent. For the price it was great. Just stayed a night and it's all we needed. Close to all we needed. The room was a little warm. I can assume in the summer it would be really hot. But with the door opened it helped.

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the location was great near all the places we had chosen to visit and see,we were pleasantly surprised and would revisit this location next time we return.the only thing was there was bad WiFi connection. also the guests who stay upstairs roll their luggage on the upstairs walkway that was unpleasant noise. the good thing wasit was not frequent

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantanstic stay and great location. The hotel is at the bottom of a beautiful snow montain so we could have a enjoyful scene here. The host is very friendly and responsive for answering our questions. By the way, the breakfast here is very delicious.

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Ontario, Canada
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42 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff were friendly and helpful..the room was spacious, clean. If your cycling through San Simeon this is the best price you may find! For your $66 you get in room coffee, fridge/freezer, micro-way, FT/TV with HBO, free wi-fi. Plenty of hot water and good shower. Both the towels and lines were very clean. The walls are a bit thin,... More 

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