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Reviewed August 11, 2016

The Surf Motel has a cute retro feel with clean rooms and a very friendly staff. I loved sitting on the balcony watching people pass by, it felt like being a celebrity at Mardi Gras. The only thing keeping this from a 5 star review could be a good thing for some people, and it is the bus stop very...

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Port Perry, Canada
Reviewed August 11, 2016

This is an older style motel but in great clean shape. Love the location and the view. You can see the ocean from the bed! How nice is that! It's reasonably priced and good old fashioned. Prefer this to a modern high rise hotel.

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Abbotsford, British Columbia
Reviewed August 8, 2016

My wife booked us into this motel a week ago after looking at the prices of the hotels in Victoria during the high season. This place was less than half the price and included free parking! The room was clean and had all the amenities that you would expect. The bonus was that the suite had a floor to ceiling...

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Virginia
Reviewed August 7, 2016

Stayed here overnight (without a reservation.)What a clean room with a view! Everything was sparkling, beds more than comfortable, shower with great water pressure. There were a few things we thought somewhat odd but didn't take away from the niceness of the place...no microwave, we brought leftovers back and no way to quickly heat them up ( we did use...

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Courtenay, Canada
Reviewed August 1, 2016

Clean and comfortable hotel - retro look! They totally pull it off! We were initially concerned about the traffic and noise due to horse carriages, cruise ship traffic and live music playing. Then, around 9 pm, everything quieted down and we had a fabulous sleep. In the morning the walk out the breakwater was heavenly. We will be back!

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed June 19, 2016

In this day of big box bland motels and hotels - what a delight to stay in a classic style room. I have walked, run and cycled past this place for years and finally had the time/opportunity to stay. The rooms are spotless, the king bed was "dreamy", the pink bathroom simply fun and the balcony views unparalleled in Victoria....

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Reviewed June 15, 2016

This motel is a little ways from the Inner Habour and downtown areas but we walked there and back daily. The rooms are very clean and the staff are so friendly and helpful. There is a fair bit of nosie from the road in front of the motel (Dallas Rd) that you can hear inside the rooms as the windows...

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Nanaimo, Canada
Reviewed June 10, 2016

I booked this place on the recommendation of a friend. I had never heard of it before, or even knew it existed! But what a find! You won't find a pool here, or any fancy bars or restaurants. But you do get, is amazing! We got there super early, knowing that our room would most likely not be ready. We...

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Gabriola
Reviewed May 22, 2016

We stayed at the Surf in April 2016. It is an older Motel with so much character. All the suites have an ocean view and I believe a kitchenette. They are immaculately clean and cozy. The Motel is within walking distance of downtown Victoria (about 1.5kms). The rates are so reasonable too. Loved it and we are going back next...

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Cochrane
Reviewed May 14, 2016

We have been coming from Alberta for a "fix of greenery" for over 9 years now. In Victoria, the Surf Motel has always been our first choice. It is privately owned with pride. It has kept it's retro feel in a spotless manner and offers an ocean view that can't be matched. It is well managed by Leslie, who exudes...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Surf Motel

Address: 290 Dallas Rd, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 1A6, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Victoria Capital Regional District > Victoria
Price Range: $70 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
Also Known As:
Surf Hotel Victoria
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Victoria
#13 Romantic Hotel in Victoria
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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“Ask for a room on the 2nd or 3rd floor for the best views”
blink09, 1 week ago | Read review
“Ocean view book a room facing the ocean, for couples or families I would book the duplex”
KelownaMustang, Nov 14, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are excellent as they all face the seaview”
debanddew, Oct 17, 2016 | Read review
“upper floors corner room, don;t stay in lower rooms”
440edwards, Aug 30, 2016 | Read review
“All are good. Upper floors may have better overview, so we stay on third.”
Glidr, Aug 28, 2016 | Read review
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