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Surfside Lodge Oceanfront

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   234 Carolina Beach Avenue North, Carolina Beach, NC 28428 (Formerly Surfside Motor Lodge)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Benson, NC
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! Awesome customer service! The rooms may a bit outdated, but they are just as clean, if not cleaner, the other places I've stayed. The staff is extremely friendly accommodating. I would recommend calling them directly to book a room as the other discount sites are a hassle to deal with. They don't do this place justice when it comes... More

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Troutman, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stood at this motel last week and was very disappointed with the room. First upon arrival room was quoted at $165.00 and final cost came to $204.00, pretty costly. Then made it to the ocean view room. Mattresses had stains all over them, carpet was dirty, must have had a leaking ceiling, toilet not flushing, and a shower that was... More

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Birmingham, Alabama
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

If you are just looking for an inexpensive place to crash while visiting the beach, this is a nice location, within walking distance to the boardwalk, souvenir shops, the marina, and good places to eat. The pool was enjoyable as was being right on the beach. But there is nothing fancy about the rooms. Ours was smaller than we expected... More

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crown142, Owner at Surfside Lodge Oceanfront, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review our hotel. I apologize about the comfort of the beds. We have ordered new mattress pads which should be arriving in a few weeks which we expect to help with the comfort. I do apologize on the bed comfort. We will evaluate our current bedding to determine if we need to start replacing... More

Greensboro, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

This was the cheapest hotel we could find in the Carolina Beach area and, with that said, we got about what we expected. The room was very dated with peeling paint, musty smell, low quality bedding, and loud residents. Thankfully, the price reflects these amenities so I thought we got a good value. The location, however, is awesome and only... More

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crown142, Owner at Surfside Lodge Oceanfront, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We do have some dated rooms. We have purchased new furniture that will be arriving in several weeks. I hope the next time you visit you will get a chance to experience the updated rooms. Again, thank you for taking time to review us. Barry Eagle More

Winston Salem, North Carolina
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Great Location, right on the ocean, near the boardwalk, McDonald's, the boat rides, Had a top floor ocean view room #21, not quite high enough to see the beach, but you can see the ocean over the sand dunes. The room was spacious, had all new appliances, was a kitchenette but was completely empty, except a couple plastic spoons. Who... More

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crown142, Owner at Surfside Lodge Oceanfront, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. I apologize you didn't have any utensils in your room. We keep baskets of utensils at the front desk for those who have needs. I am sorry that our staff didn't bring that to your attention at check in. We will make sure to address this with the team. We appreciate your business and... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

Me and my wife stayed here for a week and loved it the people was very nice the room was clean and the pools was very nice. I've stayed here ever year since I was little and it is the better then it has ever been.

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crown142, Owner at Surfside Lodge Oceanfront, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind review. Glad to read you have been a long time visitor. We look forward to your next visit. Barry Eagle More

Four Oaks, North Carolina
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164 reviews 164 reviews
54 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The staff here is wonderful and helpful. The place is clean. By virtue of it's location and it's price - would definitely recommend staying here when visiting Carolina Beach. Has two swimming pools that are clean and well maintained. There are shops and other local things to do (The Boardwalk) very close by - easy and enjoyable walk. Enjoyable stay.

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crown142, Owner at Surfside Lodge Oceanfront, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind review. So glad you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future. Barry Eagle More

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

The Surfside is a good place to relax for a few days near the ocean. They keep the place reasonably clean considering everyone come in with feet dusted with beach sand. The room are comfortable and the furniture and bathroom appropriate for a beach hotel. They serve breakfast from 7:30 to 10. It's self- service similar to a Holiday Inn... More

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crown142, Owner at Surfside Lodge Oceanfront, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind review. I believe you may have inadvertently reviewed the wrong property as we are in Carolina Beach and you mentioned Nags Head. Also, we don't serve breakfast at the property. Thank you. Barry Eagle More

Shelby, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Staying here was just like one of the best trips ever.....More than anything the front desk and other employees treated us just like their own family. They made our first trip their a fantastic one and you should really be proud of how they are managing your property.

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crown142, Owner at Surfside Lodge Oceanfront, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. Our entire team has been at the property for many years and truly care about the experience our guest will have. I appreciate you recognizing them and hope you will visit again in the near future. Barry Eagle More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We have been coming to Carolina Beach for 9 years now. There is no other place we would stay BUT Surfside. NO better location on the Island, 2 pools & the beach is just steps away, life is good! When we come there, which is about 7 to 8 times a year we just park the truck, & walk everywhere.... More

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crown142, Owner at Surfside Lodge Oceanfront, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review. So glad to read that you are a loyal guest of the hotel. Also, thank you for recognizing the entire team. They all work so hard and it's nice to read when our guest recognize that. See you again soon. Barry Eagle More

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Address: 234 Carolina Beach Avenue North, Carolina Beach, NC 28428 (Formerly Surfside Motor Lodge)
Location: United States > North Carolina > Carolina Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Surfside Lodge Oceanfront 2*
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Also Known As:
Surfside Motor Hotel Carolina Beach
Surfside Hotel Carolina Beach
Surfside Motel Carolina Beach

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