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The Surfside Motel

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334 Narrow Lane, Charlestown, RI 02813
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The Surfside Motel
Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Charlestown
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Terryville, Connecticut
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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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76 reviews 76 reviews
18 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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48 reviews 48 reviews
13 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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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Worcester, Massachusetts
2 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We chose Surfside because of great reviews on this site. So disappointed! Here are the issues we had during our 2 night stay: 1. Couldn't access Wi-Fi unless we walked around outside and could not maintain a good signal. Finally gave up. 2. Our room was never cleaned 3. After the manager/housekeeper knew we needed our room cleaned (we went... More

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

I wanted to first and foremost thank you for your feedback. I am the new Manager of the Surfside, and I am currently working with a new housekeeping team here, that is truly detailed and diligent with the goal of guest comfort as our number one priority. I was brought in to ensure that this charming and cozy property has... More

Chicopee, Massachusetts
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13 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We wanted to spend a weekend with the kids before school goes back and I also wanted to stay within a few hour drive from where I live since it was only for a few nights. I found The Surfside on Tripadvisor like I do with all the places we stay at. It seemed like they had a lot of... More

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Vineland, New Jersey
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We found SurfSide on the internet for a one night stay last week (July 8th) and booked mainly b/c of reviews that the SurfSide is clean and well maintained. We found all of this to be true. VERY clean, well maintained and the staff was very friendly and accommodating. We would stay there again in a heartbeat when in the... More

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Newtown, Connecticut
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

My reservation started as a girls-only trip with college friends from the midwest. When one was suddenly hospitalized, the trip was canceled and my plans turned into a family getaway instead with my husband and daughters. Debbie, the manager, was very accommodating from the get-go, as was her staff upon our arrival. When we arrived, we found that the reviews... More

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

Thank you for your recent review. I am so pleased that you were able to come dispite your change in plans. It was a pleasure to have you stay with us and I hope to see you again in the near future. Debbie More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

I’m a single mom of 3 who decided to take a last minute, much needed, getaway. I work as a travel agent and was just given an unexpected paid day off from work. My kids were with their dad and I knew that I wouldn’t have this opportunity again for a while, so I wanted to do something nice and... More

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

Thank you for your recent review. I am so pleased that you found our Motel " a Diamond in the Rough". I know as a travel agent you travel alot and stay at alot of hotels. The fact that you chose us over other properties means alot to us. As a travel agent your insite is very important to future... More

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Additional Information about The Surfside Motel

Address: 334 Narrow Lane, Charlestown, RI 02813
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Location: United States > Rhode Island > South County > Charlestown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 15
Also Known As:
The Surfside Hotel Charlestown
Surfside Hotel Charlestown

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