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Surf Motel

230 East Main Street, Marblehead, OH 43440
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Ranked #2 of 3 hotels in Marblehead
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed staying here with our two young children. We camped with a bumper pull camper in a full hookup site. The management staff (a couple from North Carolina) were extremely nice and informative, although they won't be there next season. The showers were not overly clean and cost a quarter for six minutes, but were hot and had... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

A group of five people, including myself, stayed at the surf motel from the 10th through the 13th this month. The staff were very accommodating with us being late to our check in time. The motel is across the street from the lake and a small area that is said to be private property but many regulars of the surf... More

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Parma, Ohio
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77 reviews 77 reviews
6 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

So this isn't a posh hotel, I get it, but I did not expect it to be quite as run down as it is. Granted, the location to the lake and proximity to town and other attractions is wonderful, but there are many other comparably priced motels in the area that are far superior. To be fair, I understand that... More

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Dublin, Ohio
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

My wife and I stayed at the Surf Motel on June 5. Having been burned by some small single-owner motels in the past, I found the Surf to be a nice place to stay for one or two nights, with a great location. Room is what you expect, and the pictures of the place on the web site do it... More

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Akron, Ohio
2 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We were pleasantly surprised to find this little gem of a motel/campground for our recent weekend stay in Marblehead! The owner and staff are very friendly. The 50's style motel was very clean, quiet and relaxing. I was not sure what to expect, reading some of the older reviews, but I believe whatever the motel USED TO BE is definitely... More

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South Eastern Michigan, United States
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

This was our first stay at this wonderful campground but for sure not the last one. We were a little concerned because of the bad reviews that we read about it and so we were very surprised to see how well managed it is. Everything was very clean and because of it's small size, also super quite. Marblehead is a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

If you like to camp this campground is the best! This is our 4th time here and it just keeps getting better and better. An easy walk to Marblehead for cute little shops and great food. The campsite was clean, well situated and very safe for kids! We loved it and have already booked our campsite for 4th of July... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Wife and I have stayed here many times before but now under new ownership since last Fall. New owners are making appearance changes on the outside as well as the inside the rooms. All freshly painted and cleaned do top to bottom. New linens as well. Friendly and accommodating to any concerns the guests may have. We will be back.

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Barberton, Ohio
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

I would love to come take a tour of this place since it is under new ownership. Hopefully it is actually a new owner and not just someone different from the same family because the apple usually does not fall from the tree. As I have read in another review , they have been renovating all the rooms. That would... More

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Port Clinton, Ohio
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3 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

I've been watching the new owners of this property really start to turn the corner in terms of what this place may be like when the season gets underway. The new owners are overhauling all the rooms and making major changes - for the better. If the reviews have made you nervous, I urge you to give this little gem... More

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Address: 230 East Main Street, Marblehead, OH 43440
Location: United States > Ohio > Marblehead
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Surf Motel Marblehead
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Surf Motel Ohio/Marblehead

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool
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