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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
    4.5 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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Yonkers, New York
1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My family has stayed here a few times in the last couple of years, we always had a good experience except for last year. We went to the beach and when we came back our room was not cleaned and our beds were not made. When I mention it to the manager she said I can make your beds if... More 

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Amsterdam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stay hear every year while our children and my parents camp at the Charlestown Breachway nearby. This is minutes from the beach, close to everything, with quaint rooms and pleasant staff! The outdoor shower is super helpful after days on the beach. Our efficiency had every kitchen item we could need, and we really felt at... More 

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Darien, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Covered with salt spray after a day of paddling and surfing, the super clean bath and shower was god sent. I stowed my next days lunch in the fridge and cleaned up my email on the free wifi. Thank you Surfside!

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

Thank you for your review. I am so happy that we were able to make your day more enjoyable. It was my pleasure to make sure that your room was up to your standards including the bathroom. I take pride in knowing that our guests are completely satisfied with the cleanliness of there rooms along with anything that is needed... More 

New Haven, Connecticut
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With last minute plans to visit block island for the Fourth of July I called the surfside looking for a room. I was only looking for one night stay and they gladly excepted my reservation even though it was a minimum 3 night stay on the holiday weekend. They also went out of their way to accommodate my strange check... More 

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

Thank you for your review. I am so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. It was my pleasure to assist you and glad that I was able to accommodate your reservation needs. I look forward to your stay with us again. Debbie More 

Terryville, Connecticut
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

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
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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 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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
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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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