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Surf and Sand Lodge
Ranked #6 of 22 Hotels in Fort Bragg
Certificate of Excellence
Hayward, CA
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“The perfect place to stay.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2004

I liked it so much I try to go back once a year. The staff was freindly and helpful, and in terms of ocean views and closeness I doubt it can be beat.

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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2004

Our stay at Surf and Sand Lodge in Fort Bragg was wonderful. We now go back often.

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San Francisco
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2004

We chose to stay at the Surf & Sand because of the reviews posted here and absolutely agree that this is the best spot and value in Ft. Bragg!
The rooms are well appointed and clean and the buildings are charming.
There are only 4-5 rooms per building giving it a cozy and private feeling. The views of the coast and ocean are unparalled and spectacluar. The property is located on a paved trail that runs to the MacKerricher State Park which has great tide pools and viewing areas.
The staff was very helpful and the office rents videos at a reasonable price, each room has a VCR.

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Lakeport, CA
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34 reviews
24 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2003

Always one of our favorite places to stay when we visit Fort Bragg. The view is beautiful, the rooms clean & well appointed, and service has always been exceptional. We have stayed here numerous times, and it has consistently been positive.

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Oroville, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2003

Myself, my wife and three children were able to spend one night at the Surf & Sand Lodge. Everything their web site listed was true. Beautiful ocean views, clean rooms, friendly staff and easy beach access. We could only stay one night because we did not have advance reservations. We will not make that mistake again. We will book a longer stay next time. The tide pools at low tide were very interesting for the whole family.

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Santa Rosa, California
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2003

I brought a friend who had never been to the North Coast and we stayed for a week at the "Surf & Sand". We had an ocean view room, where we could listen to the waves crashing on the Pacific all night. The rooms are immaculate, the beds comfortable and we had a refrigerator in our room, which was a nice addition for our week-long stay. Ontop of the amenities, the staff is friendly and helpful without exception. I highly recommend the "Surf & Sand".

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2003

We have been staying at the Surf and Sand every summer for about 5 years! It is a wonderful clean, comfortable place to stay. We have stayed in every sized room from the no-view cheap room (when they were booked otherwise and we were desperate to stay there no matter what) To the Whirlpool Suite (for our honeymoon)The view from the priate balconies is MAGNIFIENT! The ocean is literally in the backyard of this place which makes it great if you have kids with you (or not) because the beach is close enough to walk there and back several times a day. Go to the beach after breakfast, walk back to your room and clean up for lunch, walk back to your room if you forgot the sunscreen, walk back and take a little nap. It is seriously that close!The owners are wonderful, friendly, polite people. We've had groups as large as 25 people with us and they have always been very helpful and generous! There is a small fridge in every room so you can save some money by bringing some of your own food. They also have a bunch of movies you can rent in the office for relaxing in the evening. (Including a collection of movies filmed on the Mendocino coast!TRY THIS PLACE!

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Additional Information about Surf and Sand Lodge

Property: Surf and Sand Lodge
Address: 1131 N Main St, Fort Bragg, CA 95437-8132
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Location: United States > California > Mendocino County > Fort Bragg
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Fort Bragg
#3 Romantic Hotel in Fort Bragg
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Fort Bragg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Surf and Sand Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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