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Surfside Motel

201 Ocean Terrace, Seaside Heights, NJ 08751
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Ranked #41 of 43 hotels in Seaside Heights
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Oh my. RUN! Felt like I was back in the 1950's! Didn't know these types of motels still existed. Old & smelly everything! Tiny room. 1 bed with a mattress, and a bottom sheet . No comforter! Had aTop sheet. And we had to use the outside cover sham as a blanket!. No end tables. No closet. No tissues. No... More

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Middletown, New York, United States
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Surfside Motel located in Seaside Heights, NJ gets 5 stars for location. Located just steps away from the boardwalk on the corner near Lucky Leo's Arcade right in the center of the boardwalk, you can't beat it's location. From the exterior, the motel looks quite clean and tidy. Clean and inviting swimming pool showcasing the motel as you pull... More

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Washington, New Jersey
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked this motel mostly for location and price, but got really scared after reading these terrible reviews. After my stay, however, I'd say it's not that bad. The sheets, floors, fridge and bathroom were all very clean and the room did not smell at all. My only complaints would be a broken bed that sank down in the middle... More

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Montreal, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i went there with my friend for the 4 th of july its was terrible they didnt clean the room once,every thing was full of mould,and we had some bed bug the only good thing is its near the board walk the wifi was very bad too

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

The only reason I gave it a 1 is because trip advisor made me rate it. It should be a zero!!! Nasty place! Honestly I don't think they even care.They just collect your money.Wish we would have went somewhere else. I won't ever stay here again.Sleeping in the car would be better.

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

My boyfriend and I are Seaside regulars. We've stayed at a number of motels in the area during the summer and off-season. This was by far our worst experience of the lot. What I will say is that the service was good. Everyone was very friendly and helpful (as much as they could help this disaster.) We requested a King... More

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

I knew something was amiss when I checked in and the woman behind the desk said, "Don't you want to see the room first?" If you get a thrill by being in trashy, defeated motels, then this is the one for you. When I checked in, I started laughing because the place is obviously so run-down that you just have... More

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Cranford, New Jersey
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

I didn't expect much from a motel in Seaside, so I laughed at the mismatched furniture, the painting hung upside down, the soap that didn't lather. Whatever, the location was good. In the morning, when I spotted the bloodstains on the sheets, and then noticed a couple of those bloodstains were moving, and saw some little brown friends along with... More

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Bucks County PA
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Location is the only thing this place has going for it.Stayed with my family for just one night bc we got a good deal on priceline. Door looked like someone tried to bust in. As soon as you open the door, the musty smell almost knocks you over. Cigarette burn holes on the sofa, and actually piles of cigarette ash... More

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Teaneck, New Jersey
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

My husband and usually drive down to go fishing. It was my birthday and I wanted to relax and not have to worry about my drive back. I booked Surfside Motel for two days. As soon as you get to the door, it looked like someone busted the door down. When you first enter you get hit with a urine/cat... More

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Address: 201 Ocean Terrace, Seaside Heights, NJ 08751
Location: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Seaside Heights
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Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool
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#15 On the Beach Hotel in Seaside Heights
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