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Surf Motel

2265 Lombard St., San Francisco, CA 94123
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Minute one pissed off! There is a $200 cash deposite required upon checking in, good job we had cash otherwise we would have had to find an atm. The girl behind the counter was short tempered and rude with little to no people skills at all. We arrived before check in, that's no big deal because we had a tour... More 

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

Thank you for your review of Surf motel. Please accept our sincere apologies for problems encountered during your stay. I have forwarded your comments to the GM and owner. Clean and comfortable rooms are a priority for us, so for you to have any issues during your stay with us is unacceptable. In your comment that the bathroom had hair... More 

Fiddletown, California
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89 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

We needed a room for just one night, good thing too. Because one night is all we could take. The room smelled musty, there was some water damage to the base of the wall between the room and the bathroom. We had to leave before they opened the lobby for the breakfast

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

Please accept our sincere apologies for the problems encountered during your stay. I have forwarded your comments to the GM and owner. Clean and comfortable rooms are a priority for us, so for you to have the odors in your room is unacceptable. We greatly appreciate your business and valuable feedback! We work diligently to improve our operation on a... More 

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Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015 via mobile

We booked this motel because it was the cheapest option in the city. After reading the bad reviews I worried a bit, but everything was ok. It's on the busy Lombard street, but we had no problem with sleeping. At night the traffic is lower. U don't have that much options for breakfast but we got worse breakfast in 4... More 

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Thank Vörös P
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 

Rye, New York, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

Room and bathroom were clean. Shower floor towel was torn and it took several minutes figure out shower faucet. Breakfast bar was very ordinary. King size bed was comfortable and room's ventilation system was quiet.

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Thank Mack C
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 clean and comfortable rooms, and great customer service! We look forward to seeing you again the next time you are in our area. More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

We travelled up the Costal Highway from LA to San Fran last month (October 2015) staying in various motels and hotels along the way. We checked into The Surf Motel early afternoon. Saw the room and didn't think much to it but dumped our bags quickly and went off to see the city as we were only there for 1.5... More 

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

Thank you for your review of Surf motel. Please accept our sincere apologies for problems encountered during your stay. I have forwarded your comments to the GM and owner. Clean and comfortable rooms are a priority for us, so for you to have any issues during your stay with us is unacceptable. In your comment that the bathroom had mold... More 

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28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

I disagree with a lot of these reviews, I stayed alone for three nights and loved my time here ... one road up from the painfully cool Chestnut Street with its bars, restaurants and shops and a short walk down to the water's edge with great Golden Gate views. Easy to hire a bike nearby and cycle the Bridge too.... More 

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Thank annakennedy55
Rocky P, Guest Relations Manager at Surf Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your glowing review of your stay with us at Coastview Inn. We pride ourselves on clean and comfortable rooms, so we are happy you enjoyed your stay with us. You are so right about having a perfect location as we are within walking distance of several of the great venues close to us that our guests can... More 

London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Stayed for 3 nights. Room had decent sized bathroom and nice big TV, AC and a mini fridge. Also had a wardrobe and 3 big drawers for clothes. This room was on the end on the building so we only had 1 neighbour but I think the walls were quite thick. I slept well every night. Parking is 1st come... 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 

High Wycombe, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

The rooms were clean ,but a toothbrush was found near the bed in one room. Beds were comfortable and staff friendly enough. The biggest gripe was no kettle or coffee/ tea making facilities in the room. Not something I needed from stepping of the plane after an 11 hour flight ! And breakfast,don't bother, one round table for everyone to... 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 

Kalamazoo, Michigan
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

check in staff was helpful, courteous, and accommodating. Told us up front that cable/internet wasn't working and gave us a discount. Even though the cable never ended up working for the 2 nights we stayed here, we were never in the room so this did not bother us. Just FYI for future travelers here: spotty cable/internet connection. Hotel is also... 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 Coastview Inn. 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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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

Let's face it this is a motel from a bygone era. In Gualala it's probably the cheapest rate you're going to find. Head further north if you want something cheaper. The motel is not the most quiet or cleanest place but the linens were clean and the bed and pillows were comfortable. The room was small but had a small... 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 Great customer service is absolutely one of our biggest draws as we are the best around! Please stay with us again the... More 

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