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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Upon arrival at surf city motel we were given the keys to our room for our 2night stay only to open the door to a room that had not been cleaned from the previous people who stayed there beds not made towels all over the floor etc, went down to reception to let them know (and of course opening a... More 

Thank rankielee
Berwick, Australia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff are very lovely people , we had a great meal the Chicken Ceasar Salad was very yummy we stayed 2 great nights and will be back again soon the spa was a great size for 2 and right across the road from the beach :)

Thank msperry3
New York City, New York
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99 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed October 16, 2016

Surf City Motel is an inexpensive motel directly across the street from the beach. It is a plain accommodation with no frills that closes up around 9 PM (don't show up late). A pleasant bar is attached to the office. Friendly people. Everything in the room works but if you want a Marriott this isn't for you.

Thank rgbob
Ballarat, Australia
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

Booked through Booking.com which worked really well. Arrived at 2pm for check-in but office was locked up. Sign saying "Back at 3". When we returned after 3pm check-in was quick and easy. We have stayed here before so knew how basic the rooms are. It's just in such a great location. Across the road from the main beach and 5... More 

Thank MacElle_Angel
Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

I booked for 1 night at this motel but couldn't make it because of a family emergency which required me to quickly travel back home interstate. I received a phone call from the motel at 9:45pm of the night that I was supposed to be staying and apologised that I wouldn't be able to make it due to a family... More 

Thank Meritt N

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Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

This place is right across the road from the beach and walking distance to shopping centre and many cafes and restaurants. Yes it is very basic accommodation but if you are out and about or at the beach all day maybe that's all you need. Stayed 2 nights. No house keeping. Queen room was a good size. Bed ok. Room... More 

Thank Lee M
Salisbury, North Carolina
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Reviewed August 23, 2016

We had just stepped off of the plane from America and any motel with a shower and a bed would do. We arrived on a cold night, and were very worried that it did not have heat. We got some heat from the a/c unit, but it was still very cold with only two spare blankets in the spare bedroom... More 

Thank lmgibson0601
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Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

The motel was lovely and clean. Bed was comfortable. Lady on reception was friendly and helpful with tips for places to eat and drink. Opposite the beach and within easy walking distance to shops, food and bars.

Thank John F
Bendigo, Australia
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Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

Location location location! Perfect spot! Will need an upgrade soon. Very outdated but couldn't go past the cleanliness. That was spot on. Staff should not be allowed to park in guest parks particularly during peak season. Maybe be a little more selective in who they have stay because it was a little like schoolies came to play. If day half... More 

Thank Vickie M
New south wales
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Reviewed May 7, 2016

Was going to stay for two nights but could only tolerate this place for the one night and decided to move to other accommodation. This place was recommended to my partner and I by the local tourist information centre. The rooms are very outdated and in need of some TLC, room was grubby and stuffy. The pool was disgusting in... More 

Thank mamanewsouthwales
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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Surf City Motel

Address: Surf City Motel 35 The Esplanade, Torquay, Victoria 3228, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Torquay
Price Range: $95 - $233 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Surf City Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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Also Known As:
Best Western Torquay
Torquay Best Western
Surf City Motel Torquay, Victoria
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“lovely spa room”
 of 5 bubbles msperry3, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Give it a miss!”
 of 5 bubbles ashdav, Dec 21, 2015 | Read review
“Further away from the road is quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles davidbX1116OQ, Sep 23, 2015 | Read review
“Avoid this place”
 of 5 bubbles disee18, Jul 28, 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are on one level, if staying over the weekend, perhaps ask for a room at the back away from the restaurant and the road.”
 of 5 bubbles 65chelr, Jul 21, 2015 | Read review
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