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The Surf Motel was the first lodging facility in Gualala on the Ocean built in 1965, it has seen upgrades over the years to include 3 full ocean view rooms and 1 suite; 5 rooms have full kitchen. The inn was redone in 2008 when bought by new owners and now serves a full hot breakfast each morning. Free Wifi and parking are your to enjoy. Office is open from 8:30am until sunset. 24 hour phone service and night service is avalible.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Golf course
Laundry Service
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Family Rooms
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Great View
Mid-range
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Full view
56Somewhat walkable
Grade: 56 out of 100
13Restaurantswithin 0.25 miles
5Attractionswithin 0.25 miles
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129Photos
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We just had to run away from home with our two big dogs for a few days to take a break from two businesses and re-focus. Recommended by an old friend. Karen and Larry are the best. Friendly and helpful. Better breakfast than most major hotels, lots of fresh fruit and options
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A lovely stop on north California One highway. The rooms were newly decorated and cozy. Huge, tasty, full breakfast included. The family enjoyed the sea views and the great conversation around the fire pit. Lots of hiking options in the area!
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I booked 3 day stay based on the other reviews but now know they must have all been relatives. Because there is no beach access at all NONE. But then there isn’t any on most of the Ca coast. Also no cell service NONE. Yes the pro
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The Staff was fantastic and so was the breakfast. The view of the ocean was terrific, it would have been perfect if we could get down to beach and that the bluff trail be longer and connect to other trails.
The reason I don't rate it higher is that the place is a bit rundown, the
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NOTE: This is the same review I posted on Yelp. It's an honest accurate review and I'm too lazy to write another one especially for Trip Advisor. The bottom line is that this is a clean, comfortable, and reasonably priced place to stay. Cheap, actually, if you take advantage o
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Room 119, queen suite with ocean view
vista oceano
angolo cottura/pranzo
letti alla francese
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Do any rooms have fireplaces?
The room I stayed in didn't have "a real fire place". It was a remote operated heater that looked the part.
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what is the pet policy? are dogs allowed?
We love pets, and yes they can bring you. A small fee of $10.00 per night is charged.
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"You don't need an ocean view room because there is a fire pit and group sitting areas. Highway 1 is super quiet at night."
"Room #120 is a suite with a picture window facing the ocean."
"The rooms in the middle are quieter."
"on a windy night, our room was loud like a wind tunnel, so ask about that if storms are likely."
"We had an ocean view and you could hear the waves"
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PRICE RANGE
$134 - $210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
surf motel gualalasurf hotel gualala
LOCATION
United StatesCaliforniaGualala
NUMBER OF ROOMS
20
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