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2.0 of 5 Motel   |   201 Ocean Terrace, Seaside Heights, NJ 08751
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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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7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I user to live in seaside heights 9 years ago. One thing most people do not know is that these hotels are used in the winter for welfare rooms and drug parties. Therefore they get used hard. This hotel is very outdated and dirty. But I was passing through with my daughters to see old friends and gave it a... More 

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Milford, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 via mobile

This motel was not great inside, it had a mini fridge and a microwave which I like but we realized the cord was too short to plug the microwave in unless you had it on the floor so we passed on heating anything up. The bathroom door did not shut properly but the bathroom was bigger than others I've experienced... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This place is disguting. It is in a great area but the rooms are sick. We stayed there one night and my family couldn't sleep we had ages 6,7,10,17, and 62 who couldn't sleep. So at 11 at night we left Seaside and had looks over 5 hotels in Toms River and they were booked. Finally we found a Comfort... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

My husband and I only booked one night at this hotel, thank god! As soon as we walked into this place we were hit in the face with a strong cat urine odor that was so overpowering ...everything in this room was absolutely disgusting from the carpet to the beds to the walls and everything else...I think taking a shower... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

This vacation was very last minute and the hotel we wanted was booked so we took a chance and went with location because the stay was only 3 nights. The location was great and right off the boardwalk, we walked everywhere and never moved our car. When we arrived at the hotel the woman at the front desk was very... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

When we arrived we were greeted walked to 2nd floor came around the corner and literally had to step over a drunken women who was asleep blocking our door (1pm) upon entering the room we were hit with the patient smell of bleach the room was so filthy it was something out of a movie. Pillows and blankets has stains.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Decent price ideal location. I've stayed here twice once in 2011 and then July 2014 Botha rooms were cleans and smelled nice just both rooms did have slanted beds no big deal. We spent more time on the boardwalk and pool rather in bed. The only thing the motel staff doesn't come and switch out towels for you. But other... More 

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North Plainfield, New Jersey
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This place is dirty, dingy, smelly. We checked out early. It was so bad. It doesn't even deserve half of a star. Stay far far away. We didn't even use the bathroom it was so disgusting. Everything stunk and was dirty.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

This was one of the worst places we have ever been to! The rooms were disguisting and really old. There was no kitchenette in the room, while we specifically booked a room with one. The bathroom was really small, dirty and it smelled really bad. The bed fell almost apart and the sheets were not white anymore but grey and... More 

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Warwick, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This was a comfortable place for our stay. Staff, friendly. Had a blast with the others on vaction there. Literally right on the boardwalk. Pool was clean and attended daily. We rented two rooms, one was an effiecency, and one two beds. Competitively priced. A decent deal.

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Address: 201 Ocean Terrace, Seaside Heights, NJ 08751
Location: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Seaside Heights
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Surfside Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 58
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Surfside Motel Seaside Heights
Surfside Hotel Seaside Heights
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#14 On the Beach Hotel in Seaside Heights

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