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The Surfside Motel

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334 Narrow Lane, Charlestown, RI 02813
The Surfside Motel
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  • 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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Terryville, Connecticut
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

tried to book a room early June when rates are supposed to be lower and what a shock. Rates doubled from last year. $169.00 for a motel room that is old and needs updating? Stayed at La Quinta in Stonington for $79.00 pre-Summer rate. Beautiful large room, king bed, fridge and micro, great swimming pool and not that far from... More 

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

Thank you for your recent review of our motel. We are in line price wise with the lesser motels in the area and actually about the same as last year at this time. Our motel has won the Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence for the past 4 years and feel that our prices deserve to be slightly higher then the others.... More 

Saint Augustine, Florida
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100 reviews 100 reviews
18 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is easily located and within a couple of easy walking miles to the beach, quiet, a good value and comfortable. An easy choice that is convenient and economical, located near the Narragansett area and a good value.

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

Thank you for your recent review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to your return. More 

Farmington, Connecticut
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 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 

1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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64 reviews 64 reviews
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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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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surfside334, Manager at The Surfside Motel, responded to this review

I noticed you wrote a review and we received it on June 28th 2015. I am pleased that you had stayed with us 2 times before and found your stay enjoyable and comfortable. We take pride in the cleanliness of our rooms and know our guests appreciate this by reviews that are left. Your comments are greatly appreciated. More 

Burlington, Vermont
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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