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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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South Padre Island, Texas
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2010

At $59/night, this was a great value. HUGE room (no tripping over luggage!) that had 2 queen beds with 4 pillows each! Large, clean bathroom with plenty of towels. Fridge, microwave, coffeemaker and Wi-Fi included in room. Very close to Hearst Castle. Ocean views. Comfortable and quiet. If you are fussy about decor, go ahead and spend $200/night...

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Paradise, California
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4 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2010

The Silver Surf is actually a cute little motel. It's no Hyatt but for a cheap night's stay it's clean and comfortable. It was better than the motel six we stayed at the night before. It has a huge central lawn with deck chairs as well as an indoor pool and indoor spa. The Silver Surf is also pet friendly... More 

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Gresham, Oregon
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2010

I had reserved a room on line on June first for July 17th. We were traveling with our dog so wanted to make sure we had a pet friendly room. We arrived at about 7:00 at night and they took forever looking us up. They didn't care about our confirmation number or print out I had brought with us. First... More 

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b52b, General Manager at Silver Surf Motel, responded to this review

We need a name of the customer or the company that they reserved this room with or a confirmation number. We would like to straighten this out, but at this time we have nothing to go on. They do not show that this reservation was made with the Silver Surf Motel. We would like to make this right with the... More 

Milford, CT
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73 reviews 73 reviews
44 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2010

I have to agree with the recent reviews of the Silver Surf. The staff was very nice but this looked to be a '50's motel that was last renovated in the 70's. Our alarm clock wouldn't turn off, the hot and cold water pipes were reversed, wiring was not up to current standards of my hair dryer and we were... More 

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lindsay, ca
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8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2010

The lady at the front desk was very nice, but the room decor was very old. We did have two beds and a rollaway, but the rollaway barely fit in one spot in the room, in front of the bathroom door! The bathroom window did not lock. Beds seemed very old and worn. Upside was we did received a free... More 

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Elk Grove, California
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124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2010

We spent one night at the Silver Surf on a short trip and although the young lady at check in was very friendly & gracious we were not impressed by the room. The place is old & is in dire need of an updating. The bed was in need of replacing, overly soft, the carpet felt soiled and the bathroom... More 

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Boynton Beach, FL
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2010

A nice, peaceful, clean motel. Friendly staff & clean rooms -- really, do we need more? No complaints

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Basingstoke
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82 reviews 82 reviews
35 hotel reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2010

The best feature of this place is the pool & spa, although this was the cheapest night we had in all California...Probably due to the fact that the guy on reception felt sorry for us dripping on his floor after having ridden there direct from San Francisco in the rain.

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California, USA
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26 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2010

This is a very good deal if you are visiting the Hearst Castle, as the motel is very close. Easy to find. Perfectly adequate. Clean, comfortable beds. Good service.

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Redondo Beach, California
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113 reviews 113 reviews
44 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2009

"Peaceful, Easy Feeling"...That's not just the lyrics to The Eagles' classic but in explaining this 'Oasis' on the Central Coast of California. I love coming here in the fall & winter (like last night, with two rooms #109 & #110) so quiet and so nice. Beth (The evening Mgr) upgraded me and as a frequent guest even gave each room... 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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Silver Surf Hotel San Simeon
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