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Surfside 3 Motel

2.0 of 5 164-33 Crossbay Blvd, Howard Beach, NY 11414
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Newfield, New York, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We needed an inexpensive hotel for a sleepover before catching an international flight, and found the room to be clean and nice, the airport shuttle was great, the staff friendly and the check in/ check out fast and simple....a great deli across the street for a decent breakfast with friendly staff.

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

Thank you Ken! I am glad to hear hear that everything was pleasant during your stay. I hope you were refreshed for your international trip! More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Our overall 7 day stay was ok to be honest, the room was clean and spacious and so were the beds and the bathroom was also clean so once that was that we were happy. The neighborhood has lots of places around to eat at, so no issues there cause the Motel does not do breakfast. The place is really... More 

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

Thank you for sharing your insight. I would like to apologize for the trouble you had with your internet in the room. I will be sure to look into any room with spotty wi-fi signals to make sure everything works perfectly for your next stay with us. More 

Stockbridge, Georgia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Service is friendly. I needed and iron and was brought one immediately. The rooms were clean enough. The bathroom was spotless. The room was like a time capsule from the 60's, which was kind of cool. I don't know when was the last time before my stay here that I had an actual metal key for the room. That was... More 

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

I'm happy to hear everything worked out for you during your stay! The name of our neighborhood goes back about 100 years when the whole area was wetlands bordering Jamaica Bay. There isn't any real beach in the neighborhood, however Rockaway Beach is only a 10 minute drive (15 minute bus ride) down the road from us. That is the... More 

Chapin, South Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 via mobile

I stayed in this motel for a job that I was doing in the area and we weren't able to find anything do to hurricane sandy. Unfortunately, the bed were worn out(I think that's due to the hourly rate and high guest turnover). The bath tub was filthy, I had to buy 409 and clean it before I could use... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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101 reviews 101 reviews
43 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

just spent 4 days here and thoroughly enjoyed it. the staff are wonderful particularly Christina and Maria on the Front Desk. Shuttle driver who picked up at airport very informative about the local area. nice quiet room overlooking the water, beds very comfortable and good power pressure in the shower. in spite of the fact that it was in the... More 

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Vincent L, Owner at Surfside 3 Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback, Katy. I'm glad we could make your stay convenient. Hope to see you again one day! Best, Vincent More 

Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Perfect location for JFK, dining, shopping! Huge rooms! WiFi! Friendly staff! Beautiful view of the bay! Airport shuttle! Casino close by! Easy access to the city! Can't imagine what else anyone would need. Great choice!

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Vincent L, Owner at Surfside 3 Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the fantastic review, Carla! We can't wait to have you back next time you're in town! Thanks again Vincent More 

Sapporo, Japan
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

15-20 mins of shuttle bus ride with a super friendly driver to the suburbs of Howard Beach. Inside from a strip of shops and family eateries is a slightly tacky looking reception area - the plastic screen between staff and guests at check-in indicates a rougher past and the red plastic furniture looks worryingly like a boudoir....but upstairs the rooms... More 

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Vincent L, Owner at Surfside 3 Motel, responded to this review

Amanda, thanks for getting in touch. Although I'm sorry you weren't impressed with our lobby, I'm glad that we could provide you with a clean room to stay in between your flights! The next time you need a place to catch up on sleep before your next flight or just a stay up the road from the beach, we'll be... More 

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11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We Love Staying Here Me & My Husband Nice & Clean & Comfortable Stay Always & Great Staff. It's Just A Great Motel.Everything Was Wonderful Like Always. I Definitely Recommend This Motel To Everyone.☆☆☆☆

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Vincent L, Owner at Surfside 3 Motel, responded to this review

It's so great to hear that you and your husband had a nice stay with us, Nicole! Anytime you're in need of a little vacation, we'll be here for you. Best, Vincent, Manager More 

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11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Everything was Great. Great Prices it was Nice & Clean With No Bed Bugs Thank God That's a plus In My Book. This Motel was the Nicest & Cleanest I Ever Been At. That Saids A Lot For a Motel. I Will Definitely Stay there Again With My Husband Even He Like it & Also The Restaurants Nearby

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Vincent L, Owner at Surfside 3 Motel, responded to this review

Nice and clean is the way we like to keep our place! Nicole, I'm so pleased you and your husband had a nice stay with us. We'd love to have you back the next time you're in town! Best, Vincent, Manager More 

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10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Pretty much a dump. Room was very small (no bigger than my normal-size bedroom at home), and no chair or table, just two beds, a dresser, TV. Bathroom was very, VERY small. WiFi did not work. We found one electrical outlet to use without unplugging the TV. Parking was OK in the lot. Airport shuttle ran to JFK at 7... More 

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Vincent L, Manager at Surfside 3 Motel, responded to this review

I'm glad we were able to pick you up from the airport quickly and hope you will appreciate that we must accommodate all guests traveling back to the airport. Although we have posted shuttle times, we do work with our guests to make sure they leave at a time that best suits their individual travel needs. Did you happen to... More 

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Additional Information about Surfside 3 Motel

Address: 164-33 Crossbay Blvd, Howard Beach, NY 11414
Location: United States > New York > Howard Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Surfside 3 Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 64
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