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Surfside Motel

201 Ocean Terrace, Seaside Heights, NJ 08751
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Ranked #39 of 41 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
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Jersey City, New Jersey
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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
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
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
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
6 helpful votes 6 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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Dupont, Pennsylvania, United States
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

Should be condemened by dept of health. Very dirty rusty faucets falling offf no hot water for showers- bugs in room modly falling apart. Stinks like death maids don't come to clean. Make you take your own garbage out only get 2 towels but you can't shower anyway in old water and rust

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013 via mobile

Room 304: the room is about 10x15, their are two twin mattress on the floor (On the FLOOR) with a queen mattress on top (no box springs or head board/frame).1 flat sheet covering the mattress and 2 dirty pillows. One 1990's tv with 1 channel (usa). The furniture was repulsive and clearly 5x used garage sale pickups. This is advertised... More

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Northeastern USA
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

The best thing this motel has going for it, is it's location directly across the street from the Seaside Heights NJ, boardwalk. But even with it's great location, it was overpriced. From the outside it appears to be an average picturesque older Jersey shore motel. Parking is tight and limited, although free. Once we found a good spot, we didn't... More

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

I have stayed at many different types of hotels/motels over the years with some costing barely anything, and others costing alot. The Surfside Motel has to be the worst place I have ever stayed. Its location was the only positive thing I can write about since it is right by the boardwalk. There are soooo many reasons why not to... More

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Easton, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

My husband and I brought our daughter here for vacation. Well this is NOT a family friendly motel. While the front desk was "ok" for checking in and any questions we had they were not very observant on the activity going on outside of other guests rooms. First night we were there I was woken up every hour until 5am... More

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Also Known As:
Surfside Hotel
Surfside Motel Seaside Heights
Surfside Hotel Seaside Heights
Address: 201 Ocean Terrace, Seaside Heights, NJ 08751
Location: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Seaside Heights
Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool
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Ranked #39 of 41 hotels in Seaside Heights
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