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Salisbury, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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 

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4 of 5 stars 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.

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Thank John F
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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 Very outdated but couldn't go past the cleanliness.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 

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New south wales
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1 of 5 stars 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 The rooms are very outdated and in need of some TLC, room was grubby and stuffy.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 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016 via mobile

Avoid if you can! I paid the family rate of $315 - so disappointed... The smell of damp, mouldy carpet as soon as the door was opened was overpowering. Would have left but this was the last room in the area. Mattress was ancient, sagging in the middle (had to sleep with my head at the foot of bed); could... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016 via mobile

I loved this place for its location and the motel room size. Very comfortable and clean, big bathroom with spa and big second bedroom. Great food in the restaurant. Relaxing BBQ and pool area. Wished I could've stayed a week. Great kids park across the road too.

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Bendigo, Victoria
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23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016

Picked here to stay for Valentines weekend, paid a high price and the room wasn't really worth the high price but in saying that it was so quiet that night and bed was comfortable. Would consider staying there again but not paying that price. There are only 16 rooms in the complex and everything in town is just around the... More 

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Bendigo, Australia
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016

There are many great places to stay in Torquay, make sure this one isn't on your list! Rooms are not as pictured, they are drab, dull and dirty! You can hear every noise, smell every smoke, and enjoy a conversation with the awkward front of house staff. Just simply do yourself a favor, and move on. Im a very laid... More 

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Karratha, Australia
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32 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2016

To begin with, yes we went for one night and yes it was in peak holiday season, but the price did not match the accommodation. Not by a long shot. Pros: It's clean and in an excellent position - very close to the beach, shops, restaurants - walking distance (easily) to all. Cons: Despite seeming to have been renovated recently... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

Very expensively priced as we stayed between Christmas and new year. Room was mostly clean except for stains not the carpet meaning I would not walk barefoot on it and stains on the quilt covers which put you off a bit. Staff were very nice and friendly. Location is very good. Overall the rooms all need a big facelift. Old... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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: $86 - $140 (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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