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The Surfside Motel

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The Conklin Family welcomes you to the Surfside Motel. A cozy 15 room motel located near beautiful Charlestown Beach. We have efficiency units for extended stays, or standard rooms with small fridges and microwaves, A/C, cable, wireless internet, flat screen tv's with built-in DVD players, gas grills, and picnic tables outside. Clean, quiet, and comfy.
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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There is one “manager” running this place and she’s never there. Doesn’t answer the phone and requires check-in at 3pm unless she has errands. It’s not cheap either. If anything is needed, you are on your own. Don’t recommend.
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Response from Surfside1955, Manager at The Surfside Motel
Responded Sep 22, 2018
No, I wasn't here when you arrived yesterday at 12:15 but I did and always do answer the phone which rings to my cell phone when I am not in the office and explained to you that I was running an errand for the motel and I would be back at 1:30. I even put the time on the door for when I would return so guests would know so you already knew before you called. 3PM check-in has never been a problem for any of the guests that have stayed here in the past and is the usual time for all hotels. I don't understand how you can say that I am never here when this is your first visit with us. I am always here at the motel for whatever the guests needs are so no one is ever on their own. I have managed many hotels and there us usually only one manager unless it was very large. Guests do go by our reviews and most are 5 star which is why we have received our Certificate of Excellence for the past 7 years. Debbie
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We got to the Motel early and headed to the beach as checking was not possible. After the beach - Check in was a breeze with Debbie. Our room was on the 2nd level and was very, very clean and cozy. Everything worked in the room; and the AC is very good. I would have
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We have stayed at the Surfside several times on our trips to Rhode Island to visit family. Surfside is in a perfect location and very clean. The rooms are spacious and comfortable. I highly recommend!!
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Response from Surfside1955, Manager at The Surfside Motel
Responded Jan 12, 2018
Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to your return. Debbie
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We stayed at Surfside for my wife's birthday weekend and were pleasantly surprised,the place was immaculate,the owner was very nice and the stay was pleasant ,walking distance to some places to eat and even the beach if you have a pack
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Wanted to do a girls weekend in Newport and found the SurfSide, a reasonably priced family owned establishment within an easy travel distance to Newport. Looked like the room had been recently updated. Pleasant and restful colors. Very clean. Room was a bit small but an ok
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Response from Surfside1955, Manager at The Surfside Motel
Responded Sep 28, 2017
Thank you for your review. I am so glad that you enjoyed your girls weekend away. We do strive to make our guests comfortable especially when it comes to cleanliness and providing things that they may enjoy using such as you mentioned. I do look forward to your return. Debbie
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Is the Surfside Motel pet-friendly?
Yes, we are pet-friendly but we do not allow cats. We have a limited number of rooms that are pet friendly and we do have weight and breed restrictions. Thank you for your inquiry.
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"Ground level if you don't want to climb stairs. But, the upstairs room was very, very quiet."
"ground level if you don't like stairs to second floor .safe on ground level"
"Safe, clean and comfortable"
"We like the upstairs room with a king size bed. All of the rooms are off the main road and very quiet."
"Upstairs rooms have cozy tables for two on the deck, which offer a nice play to enjoy morning coffee from the nearby Dunkin Donuts."
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LOCATION
United StatesRhode IslandCharlestown
NUMBER OF ROOMS
15
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