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Kailua-Kona, HI
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great location near the Presidio and The Palace of Fine Art. iHop next door open all night and gym and local diner across the street. My King room was clean and updated in last 4 years. Flat screen TV, refrigerator and extremely large bathroom. Clean enough, with light continental breakfast with Coaching, expression machine and decent parking. All for $100.... More 

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Rocky P, Guest Relations Manager at Surf Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of your stay with us at Surf motel. It is a privilege to be able to serve guests such as yourself! We pride ourselves on clean and comfortable rooms at a reasonable rate Location is absolutely one of our biggest draw as we have the best around! Please stay with us again the next time... More 

Cleckheaton, United Kingdom
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176 reviews
57 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stayed in SF for two nights mainly to visit Muir woods to see the Giant Redwood Trees AWESOME. This Motel was handy for Fisherman's wharf either to walk or by bus. The staff were extremely helpful with local information about travel, tolls virtually anything they helped with. On the down side the Motel was tired dingy looking and our room... More 

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Rocky P, Guest Relations Manager at Surf Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of your stay with us at Surf motel. We are working on providing updated items in our rooms so we hope you will give us another opportunity to provide sleeping accommodations for you the next time you are in our area. We would love another chance to provide for you a great stay! More 

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Canberra, Australia
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10 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

Rooms are very small and barely fit the two beds. No kettle or other facilities. Our shower leaked. The heater was very noisy. The beds were old and sagged. The TV did not work on most channels. We stayed here because most other hotels in the area were booked our were to expensive. I would only recommend staying here as... More 

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Rocky P, Guest Relations Manager at Surf Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of your stay with us at Surf motel. We are working on providing updated items in our rooms so we hope you will give us another opportunity to provide sleeping accommodations for you the next time you are in our area. We would love another chance to provide for you a great stay! More 

seattle
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206 reviews
68 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

This might be the only place i saw that had parking included. It's nothing fancy, but it's not awful either. It's probably one of the best deals you'll get in the city in a neighborhood with a lot of things very closeby. The room had been cleaned and the shower worked. If you're looking for a deal this is your... More 

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Rocky P, Guest Relations Manager at Surf Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us at Surf motel. We enjoy hearing from our guests and we look forward to seeing you again the next time you are in our area! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

This hotel is as it is. The front desk are nice peolpe, and they give you the key. When we came in to the room and tried to close and lock the door, we realised it used to be two extra security-locks on the dorr. They were now gone, and the door lokked like it had been broken down on... More 

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Rocky P, Guest Relations Manager at Surf Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your stay with us at Surf motel. We agree with you on our fabulous location as we are within walking distance of several venues. We pride ourselves on offering complimentary parking for our guests and look forward to serving you again the next time you are in our area! More 

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7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

For the price this place is exactly what we needed for our short stay in San Francisco. The hotel room was clean, a bit outdated as our AC was broken but we didn't really need as it was chilly that night. The location was very convenient, as well as parking. The young gentleman at the front was very helpful on... More 

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Rocky P, Guest Relations Manager at Surf Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us at Surf motel. We enjoy hearing from our guests and we look forward to seeing you again the next time you are in our area! More 

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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

Overall the stay was what we needed; a place to sleep and a place to shower. It was in the perfect location for our vacation, which was awesome! When we checked in on Tuesday afternoon, I had mentioned I had written an email to request a room change from smoking to non-smoking, as I mistakenly reserved the wrong room type.... More 

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Rocky P, Guest Relations Manager at Surf Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of your stay with us at Surf motel. It is a privilege to be able to serve guests such as yourself! We pride ourselves on clean and comfortable rooms at a reasonable rate Location is absolutely one of our biggest draw as we have the best around! Please stay with us again the next time... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016 via mobile

This motel was everything we expected. The rooms were clean and the beds were super comfy. The front desk people were very friendly. Parking was safe and clean. To be clear the hotel is past its prime and dated but it suited our needs very well. My only complaint was the breakfast which was poor. However there is a peet's... More 

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Rocky P, Guest Relations Manager at Surf Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of your stay with us at Surf motel. We are working on providing updated items in our rooms so we hope you will give us another opportunity to provide sleeping accommodations for you the next time you are in our area. We would love another chance to provide for you a great stay! More 

Bari
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21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

Staff was friendly enough to wait for our late night check in, to call us taxi every time we needed, to keep our baggages after the check out. Position was awesome, in the heart of Lombard st., a 30 minutes walk from Fisherman Wharf. Room was clean, price was among the lowest in San Francisco. Breakfast was minimal, just coffee... More 

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Rocky P, Guest Relations Manager at Surf Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us at Surf motel. We enjoy hearing from our guests and we look forward to seeing you again the next time you are in our area! More 

Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

We stayed at the Surf Motel for one night. Unfortunately we had smoking rooms due to a booking error and these were very uncomfortable and we had window open for most of the night. Lombard St is very noisy and the hotel rooms offered no noise reduction. The complimentary breakfast was a joke, a pop up toaster and a couple... More 

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Rocky P, Guest Relations Manager at Surf Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of your stay with us at Surf motel. We are working on providing updated items in our rooms so we hope you will give us another opportunity to provide sleeping accommodations for you the next time you are in our area. We would love another chance to provide for you a great stay! More 

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Marina District
Beautiful homes, beautiful people, and a beautiful backdrop of the Golden Gate Bridge welcome visitors to the Marina. Originally the location for the Panama-Pacific International Exposition in 1915 (whose remnants can be seen at the Palace of Fine Arts), much of the land was filled and flattened to accommodate a world’s fair. That ample space has given way to a jogger’s paradise at the northern edge of the city. With the picturesque bay setting as its backdrop, it’s no surprise that the area has hosted numerous movie productions. Daytime activities focus on café culture and boutique shopping, while the evenings turn this neighborhood into a party-going hotspot.
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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Surf Motel

Address: 2265 Lombard St, San Francisco, CA 94123-2703
Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Marina District
Price Range: $113 - $253 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Surf Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 36
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