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Reviewed 14 December 2016

No real complaints with the stay. The service was good at check in. The grounds and location were good for me. The room was clean. The bed was so so, had those worn divots from people sleeping on the sides so couldn't sleep in the middle but it was comfortable enough. The heater was the loudest heater I've experienced and...

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surfmotelandgardens, LR at Surf Motel and Gardens, responded to this review

We thank you for your stay with us and are delighted that your stay was comfortable. We how ever apologize for any inconvenience. We are adding new heating systems to rooms. Thanks and see you back soon.

Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Too many amenities to list but I'll give it a shot. First off very friendly and accommodating customer service led by Kashif. Really made me feel very comfortable and at home even on the road. As a traveling businessman I've stayed in several hotels in the area, but none compare with the Surf Motel. I stay here every time I...

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surfmotelandgardens, lorena at Surf Motel and Gardens, responded to this review

We are so delighted to know that all in one it was and has always been a comfortable and accommodating stay.We all as a staff work real hard to make sure all our guests feel content and satisfied while there stay. We thank you for taking the time on giving us great review as well as for choosing Surf Motel,...

Reviewed 10 December 2016

While the hotel room was dated and in need of some updating, the short walk to the private beach made up for the otherwise shortcomings. The motel no longer has breakfast but it's just a short drive into town to find a place.

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surfmotelandgardens, lorena at Surf Motel and Gardens, responded to this review

We thank you for your stay with us. we are in a process of remodeling the rooms. We do say on your next stay it will be 100% up to your needs.We are in a great location for short walk or drive to all access for food and supply's of all sorts.Once again we thank you and hope to see...

Chico, California
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

It took a bit of searching to find a place to fit my requirements. I'd never heard of this place in my past visits to Fort Bragg but with free wifi & breakfast, plus the convenient location, I gave it a try. My pug's fee was $12/night (I think it can be higher for larger dogs). I was quite pleased...

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surfmotelandgardens, fd at Surf Motel and Gardens, responded to this review

We thank you for your stay with us and for taking the time on giving us a great review. We are delighted to know that your stay with us was just immaculate for your own preference. We always make sure our guests feel as accommodating as possible.

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Nice stay. Good continental breakfast. Stayed two nights during our 2 week road trip. Coffee, juice and juice available all the time. We thought it was closer to skunk train. It was an hour CURVY ride.

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surfmotelandgardens, lr at Surf Motel and Gardens, responded to this review

We are delighted to know that your stay with us was just for all a comfortable and pleasant stay.Our main policy is for our guest to feel accommodating as possible. We thank you and will see you back soon on your next visit to the coast.

Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 November 2016

After half an hour of walking barefoot on the laminate flooring the bottoms of my feet were black. The shower control was loose and did not work very well, water temperature was OK but he water pressure was dreadful. Breakfast was very poor, I can recommend David's restaurant around the corner. No A/C.

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surfmotelandgardens, l at Surf Motel and Gardens, responded to this review

We apologize for any inconvenience we are in the remodeling processing. We thank you and hope to see you back soon.

Santa Cruz, California
Reviewed 15 November 2016

The Surf Motel and Gardens was a great find for us on a strict budget, but with high standards. We booked two rooms. One for myself and one for my friend with her dog. When we got there, Kashif upgraded us to King Size beds and placed us to the rear of the property away from the road where it...

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surfmotelandgardens, FD at Surf Motel and Gardens, responded to this review

We thank you for your stay with us, and re delighted to know your stay with us was wonderful.We thank you once again and hope to see you back soon.

Julian, California
Reviewed 13 November 2016

After a summer stay I returned to Fort Bragg and decided to try this hotel again since I had such good luck the first time. I was pleasantly surprised to get the same personal and generous treatment that I received the first time around. The owner always shows such consideration and is very helpful when answering questions. The room has...

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surfmotelandgardens, front desk at Surf Motel and Gardens, responded to this review

We are astonished to have read that your stay with us was just wonderful in every aspect. We are grateful you are a returning customer a hope to see you back soon.

South Lake Tahoe, California
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Prior to our trip, we made reservations to stay at a local Fort Bragg campground and it wasn't what we expected. Heading back into town we had to scramble to find somewhere to stay that night since it was already dark. Surf Motel was the first hotel we saw and stopped at and Kashif greeted us and made us feel...

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surfmotelandgardens, FD at Surf Motel and Gardens, responded to this review

we thank you and are astonished to here that our staff was very accommodating in every way. Thanks once again and hope to see you back soon.

Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

This is my second time here. The staff are really great and accommodating. Kashif was full of information and kindness. The rooms are affordable and dog friendly. As a dog owner, having a dog run on the premises is a bonus. What more can you ask for! 😀

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surfmotelandgardens, FD at Surf Motel and Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you we are a great group of people who work together to make sure your stay is as accommodating as can be for our guests.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Comfortable rooms with some ocean views, in room coffee, refrigerators, microwaves and hairdryers. Continental breakfast, beautiful gardens, free WiFi, and pet-friendly. We also have added a laundry room for our guests convenience. Close to Noyo Harbor and Skunk Train. Packages available for local attractions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Surf Motel and Gardens

Address: 1220 S Main St, Fort Bragg, CA 95437-5311
Region: United States > California > Mendocino County > Fort Bragg
Price Range: €66 - €120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Surf Motel and Gardens 2.5*
Number of rooms: 54
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Also Known As:
Surf Motel And Gardens Hotel Fort Bragg
Surf Hotel Fort Bragg
Surf Hotel And Gardens
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Fort Bragg
#4 Family Hotel in Fort Bragg
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“Ask for a room in the very back. It is very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles TheCosmicTraveler, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Boat parking and fish cleaning station available.”
 of 5 bubbles Wapakk, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I believe the quieter rooms are on the inside portion of the motel toward the back.”
 of 5 bubbles EdD855, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a single story room at the back of the motel that's away from the road and a short walk to the private beach.”
 of 5 bubbles ChristopherL183, 10 Dec 2016 | Read review
“fire pit in center of complex”
 of 5 bubbles charliemaier, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
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