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The Surfrider Malibu

Traveler (131)
Room & Suite (20)
Dining (14)
Certificate of Excellence


#3 of 6 hotels in Malibu
Certificate of Excellence
The 20-room Surfrider Malibu is a modern California Beach House located directly across the street from the famous Surfrider Beach in Malibu, California. The former 1953 motel has been converted into a boutique hotel capturing the essence of California's beach life. Featuring 18 rooms and 2 suites, along with a vaulted ceiling lobby, 2nd floor library, incredible roof deck and bar, outdoor shower, on-site parking, native and sub-tropical planting and completed with sustainable design and locally sourced materials.
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Property amenities
Electric vehicle charging station
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
Airport transportation
Baggage storage
Paid private parking on-site
Free internet
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
Special diet menus
Rooftop bar
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Sun terrace
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Room features
Non-smoking rooms
Air conditioning
Room service
Bottled water
Good to know
Great View
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish, Portuguese


Full view
83Good for walkers
Grade: 83 out of 100
30Restaurantswithin 0.75 miles
8Attractionswithin 0.75 miles
29Room tips
Traveler rating
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Popular mentions
Always love returning to stay at the Surfrider for it’s warm hospitality and beachy atmosphere overlooking carbon beach and the malibu pier. The staff Here are all incredibly friendly, helpful and make me feel I am at home. It’s difficult to quantify all the things that make
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Response from SurfriderMalibu, Manager at The Surfrider Malibu
Responded Jun 6, 2019
Hi Cath, Thank you so much for leaving us such a fabulous review. We absolutely adore having you stay with us and are so happy that you had such a wonderful time. We are very much looking forward to your next visit in a few months. With love and appreciation, ~ Team Surfrider
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We recently stayed at The Surfrider for a night before heading to a business conference. The staff was some of the friendliest people in the business. Check in was a breeze and they arranged for our room to be ready for early check in. We were in room 1 which is the only room
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Response from SurfriderMalibu, Manager at The Surfrider Malibu
Responded May 7, 2019
Hi Kristina, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such a great review!!! We really appreciate it. We love our room 1 guests :) So glad you loved your room, the deck, the decor and the beach amenities too. Really hope you can come back soon. ~ Team Surfrider
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We were in town for a friends wedding, and the majority of the guests and all of our friends really stayed at the Surfrider hotel, and I have to say the 3 nights we spent here were amazing. Its a small but modern contemporary boutique hotel, very "Malibu", our room had a
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Response from SurfriderMalibu, Manager at The Surfrider Malibu
Responded Apr 23, 2019
Hi Alyssa, Wow! Thanks so much for taking the time to leave this review. We are so grateful and so so so happy that you and your friends had such a fun time. We loved having the group stay with us.... you were all such lovely humans. We feel so lucky to have guests like you :) Definitely come back soon. We can't wait!! Thanks again, Team Surfrider
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Everyone that works here is so kind and accommodating. Love that the rooftop bar/restaurant is for guests only. Ensures you always can get a great spot. Epic views of Malibu pier/Surfline from the rooms/bar. We stayed in an upper room. Loved the hammock on the deck. The
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Response from SurfriderMalibu, Manager at The Surfrider Malibu
Responded Apr 3, 2019
Hi Phyllis, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such a nice review. We are so happy to hear that you like the guest-only roof deck and loved your room, food and drinks. We LOVED having you stay with us. Hopefully see you back at Surfrider soon and in San Clemente after that :) ~ Team Surfrider
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This was my second time to stay in the Surfrider and boy it has everything you would want for time away. We needed some RnR and Malibu has that with this hotel. Chilled beach vibe (but with class), comfort, friendly staff, great food & drinks and boy the view. I love watching
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Response from SurfriderMalibu, Manager at The Surfrider Malibu
Responded Mar 27, 2019
Thank you, Marianne. We LOVE having you stay with us and think equally as highly of you and your crew :) Counting the days till your next visit. Thanks for taking the time to leave this note. We really really really appreciate it.
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$442 - $722 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
surfrider beach club hotel malibu
Surfrider Beach Club
United StatesCaliforniaMalibu
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