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The Surfside Motel

334 Narrow Lane, Charlestown, RI 02813
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The Surfside Motel
Ranked #1 of 4 hotels in Charlestown
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Cheshire, Connecticut
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

We (2 couples) originally booked for Valentine's day wkend but the weather forced us to cancel and we rescheduled for this past wkend. Our rooms were quaint & clean with small little efficiency kitchens that came in handy. Everyone seemed very friendly and we totally enjoyed our stay..the only drawback was that we would have liked to have checked out... More

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Surfside1955, Manager at The Surfside Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It was great you were able to reschedule your visit with us due to bad weather. We enjoyed having you stay with us and I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay, and that I was able to accomodate you with a later check out. We do look forward to your return in the future.... More

Dracut, Massachusetts
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

I booked a reservation on line on a Sunday night 4 weeks out. Plans changed overnight and I called the next morning to cancel. They had just sent the confirmation via e-mail but told me there would be "no problem". I knew there was a $50 cancelation fee but didn't think they would charge it since I canceled it within... More

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Surfside1955, Manager at The Surfside Motel, responded to this review

I am sorry for the misunderstanding with our policy. When you booked your reservation thru our website it clearly states our cancellation policy. We also include it in our confirmation email that is sent when a reservation is made. If a reservation is cancelled it is included in the cancellation email. We do not want anyone to be misinformed regarding... More

bethlehem, ct
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

We stayed one night at the Surfside. We were going to the Nordic Lodge and it was very convenient. Very clean and friendly. The room is a little on the small side but it worked great for us. We would recommend this motel and we will be back again.

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Surfside1955, Manager at The Surfside Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am happy that you enjoyed the Nordic Lodge, also that you found the room very clean and a friendly host. I would also like to thank you for saying that you would recommend us to others. We certainly look forward to your return. Debbie More

Paoli, PA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

We stayed at the Surfside for two nights as we were attending a family reunion in the area. It is a very modest motel - nothing fancy. The motel room was very clean. The rooms are quite small but adequate. The bathroom was also very clean with a really small stall shower. My main problem with the Surfside was the... More

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Surfside1955, Manager at The Surfside Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We hope you enjoyed your family reunion. I am pleased that you found your room very clean. Our service and attention to detail is what brings our guests back again and again. You may of felt that our rates were overpriced but we are actually only slightly higher than others in the area. Our past... More

Portsmouth, New Hampshire
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

This is a lovely hidden gem. The premises are impeccable and the personal service is unrivaled. Debbie will do her absolute best to make sure all your requests are met. I've stayed here 5 or 6 times and it is always my choice when in the Charlestown area.

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Surfside1955, Manager at The Surfside Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am so glad that you returned to our hidden gem. It was my pleasure to assist you in your requests and I look forward to your return in the future. Debbie More

Torrington, Connecticut
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

We found our stay to be enjoyable and quiet. All the amenities we needed after a day of roaming the beautiful state of Rhode Island. Very attentive staff and a hands on owner made this a place we will return to in the future.

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Surfside1955, Manager at The Surfside Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and our little state. It was my pleasure to assist you and I look forward to your return. Debbie More

Newington, Connecticut
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69 reviews 69 reviews
3 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

We were looking for a place to stay for a couple of nights in the area close to where we wanted to be and Surfside Motel happened to come up. A little too rustic for my taste. It was like camping with a bedspread. We hardly ever saw one of the owners without smoking a cigarette and since it was... More

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Surfside1955, Manager at The Surfside Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review. We do appreciate both the positive and the negative comments. We do try to make our guests as comfortable as possible and perhaps your room was not to your taste. All of our rooms are a beach theme with every upgraded amenity from free wifi to flatscreen TV's with built in DVD players. We... More

Oxford, CT
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

This is the second trip for us and still no exception.....very, very clean nicely decorated, (we had an efficiency room with 2 double beds) exceptional staff. Very comfortable beds AND we wish we could buy some of your pillows! They were great! Love the picnic tables right outside the door and the gas grills with tools! Close to everything and... More

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Surfside1955, Manager at The Surfside Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review. We are so happy that you were pleased with your room and the staff. We look forward to your 3rd stay with us!! Debbie More

Narragansett, Rhode Island
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

I recently had a very pleasant stay at the Surfside Motel. My room was clean, attractively furnished and very comfortable. The owners were friendly and helpful. I would recommend the Surfside to others who are looking for a relaxing vacation in southern Rhode Island.

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Surfside1955, Manager at The Surfside Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your visit with us and recommending us to other guests. We hope to see you again soon. Debbie More

2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013 via mobile

Three families...three rooms...stayed one night as a pit stop while traveling up the coast. Sweet little town...VERY clean rooms! Would def stay again! Excellent customer service...convenient location!

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Surfside1955, Manager at The Surfside Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed our little town of Charlestown and your family enjoyed their stay. We look forward to your return to the Surfside Motel. Debbie More

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Additional Information about The Surfside Motel

Also Known As:
The Surfside Hotel Charlestown
Surfside Hotel Charlestown
Address: 334 Narrow Lane, Charlestown, RI 02813
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Location: United States > Rhode Island > South County > Charlestown
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 4 hotels in Charlestown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Conklin Family welcomes you to the Surfside Motel. A cozy 15 room motel located near beautiful Charlestown Beach. We have efficiency units for extended stays, or standard rooms with small fridges and microwaves, A/C, cable, wireless internet, flat screen tv's with built-in DVD players, gas grills, and picnic tables outside. Clean, quiet, and comfy. ... more   less 

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