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The Surfside Motel

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334 Narrow Lane, Charlestown, RI 02813
The Surfside Motel
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Farmington, Connecticut
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Spent just one night but wished it was more! Not typical " motel" people but for one night, we decided to give it a try. Pleasantly surprised!!! Clean, decorated in beach decor, comfy bed and friendly hosts!!! Would definitely return!!!!!

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surfside334, Manager at The Surfside Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We appreciate your time in writing it and are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to your return and hope you have a wonderful summer. Debbie More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently spent two weeks at the Surfside Motel, it was my third visit in 8 years. This was by far the most disappointing visit I have had! My family rented an efficiency room (this is the second time I have stayed in that room) for me as my "home away from home" during my visit with them. My previous... More 

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surfside334, Manager at The Surfside Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for the review of your stay. I do apologize for the things you were not happy with. I actually am not the new manager was the manager but only returned last month to the property after being gone for 9 months and I am in the process of going thru each room to repair and fix such issues... More 

Quakertown, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Room was very clean. Plenty of hot water. Stayed there for a weekend fishing trip in Nov 2014. We are going back again for a weekend fishing trip in June 2015 .They are very accomodating. This motel is fisherman friendly. Very close to the cove restaurant.

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Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We stayed in Room #1 for three nights in January. The heat worked well. The shower was small as others mentioned but it did the job. The room was very clean, ceiling fan included. It was a great rate compared to a hotel and it was close to our family gatherings. The TV and kitchen was nice. We enjoyed our... More 

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New England
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37 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I agree with all the positive reviews below, so I will just add that I received a lot of individual attention with my schedule, and the owner went out of his way to accommodate me. You won't get that from the Rte. 1 flop houses. This is a good, family motel, run by a professional. I particularly like the fact... More 

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surfside334, General Manager at The Surfside Motel, responded to this review

The staff of the Surfside Motel in Charlestown, Rhode Island very much appreciate your review and the kind words for our owner. He is dedicated to each and every guests experience. As a family run operation for the last ten years, he leads the entire team to be of a like mind when taking care of our guests. He has... More 

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Charlestown is situated in the center of Rhode Island's southern shores. From Pt. Judith to Watch Hill you can find numerous excellent fishing spots. The Surfside Motel in Charlestown offers clean and reasonable rooms with a staff that's amenable to a fisherman's unusual schedule. There's a CVS, a pizza joint, and a nice restaurant/bar only a short walk away.

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surfside334, General Manager at The Surfside Motel, responded to this review

"There are always new places to go fishing. For any fisherman, there's always a new place, always a new horizon." Jack Nicklaus The Surfside Motel agrees with Mr. Nicklaus, there are always new places to fish - but we hope you always find the time to stay with us. The entire team at the Surfside Motel in Charlestown appreciate your... More 

Terryville, Connecticut
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

2nd stay at Surfside and found our room to be very clean and comfortable. Manager was very helpful and accommodating. One improvement that would help would be to add a detachable shower head since the shower is small. Nice to have a reasonably priced room for a last minute get-away. No spa, no pool, no need for it. Just comfort... More 

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Burlington, Vermont
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I stayed at Surfside recently on a fishing weekend. The owner, JP, is very pleasant and accomodating. Rooms are simple and pleasant. There was a bleach/cleaner odor that was a bit odd; I opened the windows. Kitchenette, table and fridge for light meals or a quick coffee and breakfast before you head out fishing. Bathroom is clean and good. Bed,... More 

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Bridgewater, New Jersey
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103 reviews 103 reviews
29 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We stayed here for one night and we were happy because we found a clean room, comfortable bed, good WiFi (that was rapid). Do not come if you have lots of lugage and you want to store or hang plenty of clothing (did you here me divas?) Bathroom is tiny but works well (divas??) Walls are thin.. so you hope... More 

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surfside334, General Manager at The Surfside Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of your recent stay with us in Charlestown at the Surfside Motel. We are glad that you found your room clean and comfortable. As a family owned and operated property, we pride ourselves in being the Charlestown area's cleanest lodging. We want our guests to feel at home and we are glad that your stay... More 

Milford, Connecticut
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Stayed 2 nights (Friday and Saturday) last weekend of summer. Room 12 which is second floor, King (not an efficiency). Liked that this room was on the end. Pros: VERY comfortable King bed. Room was very clean. Cons: shower is tiny (like a phone booth), there is no closet in the room (there IS a large dresser) and the walls... More 

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