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Findlay, Ohio
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21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 via mobile

The hotel and camp grounds are clean and the staff person was friendly. The bed was one of the worst I have ever slept on. Soft and lumpy. I won't stay there again unless they get new ones. Close to the Rocky Point winery and you can see Lake Erie from the front of the property. Beautiful setting but take,a... More 

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Thank Tracy K
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

I stayed here for the first time for two nights and was very impressed. No, it's not a five-star resort, but if you're looking for character, affordable prices, and super nice people, you can't miss with this place. Pros: Amazing view, clean pool, fishing pond, on-site market, close to wonderful dining, COMFY beds (so so comfy), cute decor, 50s vibe,... More 

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Cleveland OH
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

We had about 15 people get together here for a weekend, and it was great! We could walk into town for food and bars, and we could walk to the ferry to go to Kelleys Island. The only downside was that the fishing pond was too full or weeds to fish.

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Catawba Island
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

We love referring friends to the new Surf Motel and Campgroun. Friendly staff, great store, cold beer and wow! What a view!! And to top it off, the owners have the best selection of jerky in the area. Try Surf and you will smile from ear to ear.!!

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Thank Chris R
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

Stopped here with the family while driving through to Boston. This campground gave us a nice getaway from Cedar Point. Only a 30 min drive away. Walked to the lighthouse which was beautiful. The kids actually swam!! Campsite was clean. A bit close to neighbours as some were having a party until almost midnight. So much for quiet hours. Bring... More 

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Dellroy, Ohio
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177 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Very clean, newly remodeled motel with a lake view and a store. There is a community kitchen that has all you need to cook and tables to eat. We loved everything about this little gem of a motel. We will certainly stay here when we come back next year. And thanks to the staff for making our stay a memorable... More 

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Olmsted Falls, Ohio, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The view is amazing and the place is soooooo quiet! Close to lighthouse, small shops, a few eats, and the ferry. Pool and grounds well kept. No frills, and at the same time they leave you alone. Would stay here again for a weekend get away.

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2 Thank Mary W
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

We really enjoyed staying here with our two young children. We camped with a bumper pull camper in a full hookup site. The management staff (a couple from North Carolina) were extremely nice and informative, although they won't be there next season. The showers were not overly clean and cost a quarter for six minutes, but were hot and had... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

A group of five people, including myself, stayed at the surf motel from the 10th through the 13th this month. The staff were very accommodating with us being late to our check in time. The motel is across the street from the lake and a small area that is said to be private property but many regulars of the surf... More 

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Parma, Ohio
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

So this isn't a posh hotel, I get it, but I did not expect it to be quite as run down as it is. Granted, the location to the lake and proximity to town and other attractions is wonderful, but there are many other comparably priced motels in the area that are far superior. To be fair, I understand that... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Internet
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Budget friendly motel located in Marblehead. We offer quaint atmosphere, Close to all area activities. Free wifi access, pool and much more. Our rooms were updated in 2015. New carpet, new mattresses, new flat screen tv's We would enjoy having you stay with us. Pets welcome at additional fee. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Surf Motel

Address: 230 E Main St, Marblehead, OH 43440-2226
Location: United States > Ohio > Marblehead
Price Range: $45 - $120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Surf Motel 1*
Number of rooms: 16
Also Known As:
Surf Motel Marblehead
Surf Hotel Marblehead
Surf Motel Ohio/Marblehead
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