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Surfside 3 Motel

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   164-33 Crossbay Blvd, Howard Beach, NY 11414
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
59 helpful votes 59 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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9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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
16 helpful votes 16 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

Jacksonville, Florida
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Our family stayed here two nights (going to and coming from the Caribbean). Since we needed 2 rooms each night, I was looking for a good, clean hotel with shuttle service to/from JFK. This hotel is on a busy street in Howard Beach, about 10 minutes from JFK. The street is lined with great Italian restaurants, pizza joints, and ice... More

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

I'm so pleased to hear that you and your family had a nice stay with us on your way to the Caribbean! We're always more than happy to accommodate our guests so that they get what they need. If you ever need a place to stay again near JFK, give us a call! All the best, Vincent, Manager More

Lynbrook, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

I stayed two nights last weekend and the night girl was helpful, and very funny. She cleaned my room spotless and got my tv working. Morning girls, not so Happy. I wish I had the chance to say thank you. All I know is she's real Irish.

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

I'm sorry to hear the morning staff wasn't as helpful as the night staff. Please know I'll be bringing this up with them so we're all on the same page. Regardless, I'm glad you enjoyed your stay with us, and hope you'll keep us in mind the next time you want to get away! All the best, Vincent, Manager More

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51 reviews 51 reviews
14 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We chose this hotel because of it's close proximity to JFk and the shuttle service they offer to the airport. Our first contact was a few days before we left Australia. We emailed, like we were advised to, to arrange pick up. The hotel was very prompt in emailing back and gave very clear instructions on the process for when... More

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

Arranging transport to and from the airport can be a hassle, so I'm glad we could make it easy for you, especially after such a long flight! If you're ever in the area again, you should consider making a visit to Rockaway Beach. We're just a bike ride away, and it can be a nice contrast to the hustle and... More

Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Vincent L, Owner at Surfside 3 Motel, responded to this review

Devika, that weather sounds pretty rough, so I'm glad we could help you out and offer a nice, warm place to stay. If you ever find yourself in need of a retreat from bad weather or just want to enjoy an ocean view, you know who to call. All the best, Vincent, Manager 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*
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Surfside 3 Motel provides an affordable stay right on the water of Howard Beach, NY. Just a few minutes from the beach's best sights and eats! ... more   less 
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