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Sunset Surf Motel
2.0 of 5 Motel   |   248 Ocean Rd., PO Box 458, Manzanita, OR 97130   |  
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Ranked #3 of 4 hotels in Manzanita
Minneapolis, Minnesota
1 review
“Excellent value/unbeatable location”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

Sunset Surf Motel is located right across the street from the ocean in Manzanita. The motel provides an excellent value in a clean facility, with great views and a friendly/responsive staff. Some rooms provide a gas fireplace and kitchen facilities. All in all a great location for an ocean visit.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Newberg, Oregon
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71 reviews 71 reviews
10 hotel reviews
Reviews in 34 cities Reviews in 34 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

Sunset Surf Motel is right on the beach, easy access for walks, enjoying the surf, sand and sunset. The motel has comfortable and affordable suites with views of the ocean. It may be the season, but crowds in the town and on the beach were not a problem. This spot may not be first on your radar screen, you will be pleasantly surprised if you chck it out

Room Tip: Try for the ocean view. Both the sight and sounds are enjoyable
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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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53 reviews 53 reviews
31 hotel reviews
Reviews in 37 cities Reviews in 37 cities
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

Manzanita is a great small town on the coast. The Sunset Surf Motel faces the ocean and one just has to cross Ocean Road (which had very little traffic when we were there) to get onto the beach. The rooms and bedding were clean. We had a room with a kitchen and it had plenty of clean dishes plus a coffee pot with two packs of coffee and Coffee-Mate (though we preferred a walk around the corner to get some tasty coffee to bring back to the room). From both the first floor and second floor, one can see the ocean from one's rooms.

Room Tip: Each room has different features, so call and check with the staff if you want a fireplace (they ha...
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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Turner, Oregon
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

The upstairs king-bed room in the original building was spacious, clean, quiet, newly updated, and had a spectacular180 degree wraparound view of the ocean from the south and around to Neahkahnie Mountain to the north. At night, from our room, we observed small bonfires dotting the beach. The sound of the crashing surf lulled us to sleep. The motel is convenient for walks on the beach directly in front, walks to the shops of Manzanita just a few blocks away, or walks among the varied and interesting beach-village homes in the surrounding neighborhoods.

Our stay was very relaxing.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Tualatin, Oregon
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

My husband and I were in town on business and booked a room online. We ended up extending our stay to two nights. The staff was friendly, the room was clean, there was a fireplace, and they have a great heated outdoor pool. Our room had a view of the ocean, and a quick walk across the street and you're on the beach! We would definitely stay there again and will recommend this motel to our friends.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Seattle
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

An older motel, but remodeled bathroom is nice. Kitchen well kept. And it's clean. You cannot beat the view! Waking up in bed in room 27 over the office makes you feel like you are right on the beach. Nice sitting area and small table. Good space. I would go back. Nice to have free wifi.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Tri Cities, WA
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

Once again, we enjoyed the stay. Memorial Day weekend was busier than the week after but noise is not a factor in the Budd Building. I appreciate that the facility has some rooms that are pet friendly -- best advice is to book those as soon as you have your dates. The rooms are clean for the most part -- baseboard areas could be vacuumed more often. Upgrades to other areas of the facility look very nice, we look forward to the upgrades to the Budd Building. We hope there will be bistro height table and chairs to be able to see over the porch railing. Metal artwork would be nice over the fireplace and would not fade with the afternoon sun hitting it. The staff from the receptionist to the cleaning staff are always very friendly and accommodating

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Sunset Surf Motel

Address: 248 Ocean Rd., PO Box 458, Manzanita, OR 97130
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Location: United States > Oregon > Oregon Coast > Manzanita
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 4 hotels in Manzanita
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Sunset Surf Motel 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Sunset Surf Ocean Front Motel,located just 13 miles south of Cannon beach, on one of Oregon's most spectacular beach settings. We have heated outdoor pool and gas fireplace as well as a variety of accommodation to meet your needs. ... more   less 
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Sunset Surf Hotel Manzanita
Sunset Surf Motel Manzanita, Oregon

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