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Surfside 3 Motel

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   164-33 Crossbay Blvd, Howard Beach, NY 11414
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Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Howard Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

I managed to get a room for one night during a really bad weather night at JFK. The room was maintained clean and the staff were very warm and friendly.There were no elevators but the staff volunteered to help with the bags.

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New York City, New York
4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

We were delayed at JFK and needed a place to sleep and wait for the snowstorm to abate. Fortunately we were told at the airport about The Surfsider motel. We were picked up promptly at the airport by a friendly young man who helped us with our luggage and gave us details of the lovely Italian neighborhood with terrific restaurants... More

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

We agree with jay1233. Vincent was amazingly well organized and efficient, he had all our cell phone numbers and called two or three minutes before his shuttle arrived so nobody had to wait in sub zero blizzard conditions. Very willing and put all suitcases in the trunk himself and was very polite and helpful and did indeed call several restaurants... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Me and my wife got caught by a flight cancellation and as a result stayed the night. It was minus 25 and the roads were terrible. These guys picked us up at the airport, specifically called when they arrived so we wouldn't have to freeze outside waiting. The shuttle bus helper Vincent helped us with anything and everything we asked... More

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Perth, Australia
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18 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014 via mobile

The Surfside shuttle picked us up and took us to the motel free of charge, but it did take nearly 2 hours driving between terminal 2 and 8, we started and ended at terminal 2 before going to the hotel. We were given a smoking room but they changed it for us when I asked. There was good heating which... More

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26 reviews 26 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Only a few minutes from JFK with a goodly number of decent or better restaurants nearby, some within walking distance, this motel should be considered by anyone having an overnight layover in New York.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013 via mobile

Clean and comfy.conveniant to Jfk with subway nearby.my daughter and I loved this homely place close to restaurants.friendly helpful staff esp Christine and Vincent.overall a fantastic place to stay in new York.

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

We stayed one night only from Tue to Wed, taking our flight from JFK the next day. Nice, quiet very clean room. Cool flat screen TV too! Location is perfect if looking for something close to JFK. Plenty of shops and restaurants in the area. Would stay again!

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vinluccisano, Guest Relations Manager at Surfside 3 Motel, responded to this review

I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. I hope you had the chance to try some of the local restaurants. Crossbay blvd is home to top rated pizza slices, bagels and pastrami just outside our front door. More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013 via mobile

We stayed there last week, for four nights, and we would stay there again. The room was clean and the staff was great. They were very friendly and couldn't do enough for us. We would recommend this motel.

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Additional Information about Surfside 3 Motel

Also Known As:
Surfside 3 Hotel
Surfside 3 Hotel Howard Beach
Address: 164-33 Crossbay Blvd, Howard Beach, NY 11414
Location: United States > New York > Howard Beach
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Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Howard Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Surfside 3 Motel 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
If you are looking for a comfortable place to stay, or just a place to get away, come to Queens and visit the Surfside 3 Motel. Serving the beautiful community of Howard Beach for over 30 years.5 minutes from JFK Airport and Rockaway Beach. 20 minutes from the heart of New York City.Located on the Shellbank Basin, most rooms feature a water view.Nightly and Day Rates Available.Prices include all taxes ... more   less 
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