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    Surf Motel

    39170 S Highway 1, P.O. Box 695, Gualala, CA 95445-9559
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    Overview
    • Excellent49%
    • Very good34%
    • Average12%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible2%
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    “waffles” (42 reviews)
    “fire pit” (24 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed February 24, 2017

    Reasonably priced, an unexpected view of the ocean, pet friendly, a great walk along the bluffs, super friendly / helpful staff (both housekeeping and managers Karen and Larry), and perfectly equipped kitchen. We will definitely stay here again!

    Thank karaupchurch
    Reviewed February 21, 2017

    Two of my sisters and I spent a few days at this clean and comfortable motel for a birthday. Hosts Karen and Larry were warm and welcoming, and enhanced our stay and birthday party with their extra efforts and hospitable ways. They gave my sister...More

    Thank DonnaSonoma
    Reviewed February 17, 2017 via mobile

    The Surf Motel is in a lovely location with great views over the river/ocean. Our room was small but adequate and the fire was very efficient. If requested at booking, there is a bigger, sea facing room which looked lovely. Breakfast was good with fresh...More

    Thank saraWiltshire
    Reviewed February 14, 2017

    This little motel has a very big heart and a great view, a place to walk near the ocean and a peaceful feeling. They provide a full breakfast, including some very tasty waffles and eggs that are home cooked. Will make this my place to...More

    Thank NMC6845
    Reviewed February 5, 2017 via mobile

    I stayed here for one night on a visit to Gualala and the Managers were lovely and great conversationalists. The room was clean and the heating worked perfectly. Breakfast was tasty and the waffles would definitely make me go back. Views from the little trail...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Beachfront
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    Details
    • Price range
    • $133 - $198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 20
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    • Location
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    • Mendocino County >
    • Gualala
    • Also Known As
    • Surf Motel Gualala ,
    • Surf Hotel Gualala
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    310faithc
    February 9, 2017|
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    Response from AFitnessFoodie | Reviewed this property |
    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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    TopangaTodd
    August 28, 2015|
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    Response from Eric C | Property representative |
    We love pets, and yes they can bring you. A small fee of $10.00 per night is charged.
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    Room Tips
    "Don't risk it-crazy owners who yell at their guests."
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    "Best rooms are at the end facing the ocean."
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    "The 3 suites on the end of the hotel have the best views of the ocean. Rooms 120, 119, 118."
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    "Some rooms have ocean views, some have kitchenettes, ask when reserving. All rooms close to office and fire..."
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