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Sunset Surf Motel

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   248 Ocean Rd., PO Box 458, Manzanita, OR 97130
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Ranked #3 of 4 hotels in Manzanita
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
barbarasa Potomac, Maryland
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  • Location
    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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Potomac, Maryland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spend one night at the Sunset Surf Motel in a studio room. We were quite pleased with the room and especially with the view. It was lovely sitting on the balcony and looking out at a fabulous sunset. The room, itself, was fine - nothing special - but, it was clean and comfortable. The kitchenette was very well furnished.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place for a laid-back vacation. Quiet, family and pet friendly, great prices and the location is to die for !! We're coming back next year and staying longer !! Only glitches were that WiFi service was in and out and I would have liked a full length mirror in the room - even though at beach, still need to... More

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Vancouver, WA
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We brought our niece and nephew (4 and 2) for a couple of days of playing on the beach and pool. Location is great and the pool is clean and warm. We had a 1 bedroom with a kitchenette upstairs, so it worked out great for snacks, breakfast, and bringing home pizza! The maid service was sluggish one day and... More

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Gresham, Oregon, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Perfect location, and the hotel tries hard enough, but there are issues management will not solve. We were in the old building, which has non-code electric lighting and non-standard doorways. The shower head was clogged with scale, only worked on the pulsejet setting, and could not be aimed so one has to rest one's head against the wall to shampoo.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I wanted to stay out of the main area for a trip to Cannon Beach OR. This is a great motel 15 - 20 minutes south of Cannon Beach. The front desk is friendly and helpful. I booked the sleeping room online with a very reasonable price. I got a room in the corner building at the back with partial... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We love Manzanita. and the Sunset Surf is right across from the beach where you can watch everything from your room as well as gorgeous sunsets. the people in reception are always great. the pool is so comfortable even when it is cold outside. We love this place and want to come back more and more. the room was big-... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's not fancy, but for the price, it is a great place! The room was comfortable and the soundproofing is good - we were never bothered by noise from other rooms. I liked having a kitchenette so we didn't have to eat out for every meal and when we got pizza takeout, having plates to use was helpful. The swimming... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I usually stay in the bigger room in the Ashley Bldg which I Love. This was a last minute trip and we brought the dog so picked the lowest price room. We stayed in a room in the back of the Budd Bldg. Never Again!! It was SO SMALL & HOT!! Very uncomfortable to say the least. BUT YOU CAN'T... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second year at Sunset Surf and again, a fabulous stay!!! This year we booked a room on the second level of the Ashley Building and while the room was similar to the one on the first level, the view was upstairs was spectacular - a million dollar view!! The room has been updated since last year; very... More

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Spokane, Wa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here 5 years ago in room 18. This year we wanted the same room but had to take 19. It was even better; bigger room, bigger bathroom and kitchen area. Three of us had plenty of room to move around. Staff is very accommodating; possibly under new ownership? I would still stay here again in the future. It's... More

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Address: 248 Ocean Rd., PO Box 458, Manzanita, OR 97130
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Location: United States > Oregon > Oregon Coast > Manzanita
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Sunset Surf Motel 2*
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Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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The Sunset Surf Ocean Front Motel,located just 13 miles south of Cannon beach, on one of Oregon's most spectacular beach settings. We have heated outdoor pool and gas fireplace as well as a variety of accommodation to meet your needs. ... more   less 
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