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Middletown, New York, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

The Surfside Motel located in Seaside Heights, NJ gets 5 stars for location. Located just steps away from the boardwalk on the corner near Lucky Leo's Arcade right in the center of the boardwalk, you can't beat it's location. From the exterior, the motel looks quite clean and tidy. Clean and inviting swimming pool showcasing the motel as you pull... More 

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Washington, New Jersey
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I booked this motel mostly for location and price, but got really scared after reading these terrible reviews. After my stay, however, I'd say it's not that bad. The sheets, floors, fridge and bathroom were all very clean and the room did not smell at all. My only complaints would be a broken bed that sank down in the middle... More 

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1 Thank Ecummi4
Montreal, Canada
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

i went there with my friend for the 4 th of july its was terrible they didnt clean the room once,every thing was full of mould,and we had some bed bug the only good thing is its near the board walk the wifi was very bad too

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 via mobile

The only reason I gave it a 1 is because trip advisor made me rate it. It should be a zero!!! Nasty place! Honestly I don't think they even care.They just collect your money.Wish we would have went somewhere else. I won't ever stay here again.Sleeping in the car would be better.

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5 Thank Amy F
Wilton Manors, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

My boyfriend and I are Seaside regulars. We've stayed at a number of motels in the area during the summer and off-season. This was by far our worst experience of the lot. What I will say is that the service was good. Everyone was very friendly and helpful (as much as they could help this disaster.) We requested a King... More 

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4 Thank TPA1592
New York City, New York
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

I knew something was amiss when I checked in and the woman behind the desk said, "Don't you want to see the room first?" If you get a thrill by being in trashy, defeated motels, then this is the one for you. When I checked in, I started laughing because the place is obviously so run-down that you just have... More 

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Cranford, New Jersey
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4 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

I didn't expect much from a motel in Seaside, so I laughed at the mismatched furniture, the painting hung upside down, the soap that didn't lather. Whatever, the location was good. In the morning, when I spotted the bloodstains on the sheets, and then noticed a couple of those bloodstains were moving, and saw some little brown friends along with... More 

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4 Thank Dot H
Bucks County PA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Location is the only thing this place has going for it.Stayed with my family for just one night bc we got a good deal on priceline. Door looked like someone tried to bust in. As soon as you open the door, the musty smell almost knocks you over. Cigarette burn holes on the sofa, and actually piles of cigarette ash... More 

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Teaneck, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

My husband and usually drive down to go fishing. It was my birthday and I wanted to relax and not have to worry about my drive back. I booked Surfside Motel for two days. As soon as you get to the door, it looked like someone busted the door down. When you first enter you get hit with a urine/cat... More 

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2 Thank stefaniav32
Dupont, Pennsylvania, United States
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

Should be condemened by dept of health. Very dirty rusty faucets falling offf no hot water for showers- bugs in room modly falling apart. Stinks like death maids don't come to clean. Make you take your own garbage out only get 2 towels but you can't shower anyway in old water and rust

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Surfside Motel is the place to stay for fun and sun in Seaside Heights. Being a family owned property we take each guest with the hopes of making your stay as comfortable as possible. Talk to any of our friendly staff and they will make sure all your demands are met. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Surfside Motel

Address: 201 Ocean Ter, Seaside Heights, NJ 08751-2537
Location: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Seaside Heights
Price Range: $65 - $199 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Surfside Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 58
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Surfside Motel Seaside Heights
Surfside Hotel Seaside Heights
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#16 On the Beach Hotel in Seaside Heights
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