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Reviewed 22 July 2015 via mobile

All in all a good Motel. But it obviously has seen better days. Friendly staff, good location, convenient parking and a nice garden. Lousy wifi and breakfast. Room was small but OK. Very clean but worn out. Hotel and the town are a bit of run down and need to be renewed.

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Ukiah, California
Reviewed 21 July 2015

Asked for a king deluxe more like a king standerd very small room was very hot asked for a fan they did bring us one but it was still really hot so you had to leave your windows open there was a Q-Tip beside the dresser the stool in the room was so GROSS i would not touch it bed...

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Frederick, Maryland, USA
Reviewed 21 July 2015

This motel is right on the highway, so I suggest asking for a room at the back, which we did. All rooms open onto the parking lot; you park in front of your door. We appreciated the small microwave and refrig. in the room, and the motel has a beautiful flower garden in the middle of the parking lot with...

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Pleasanton, California
Reviewed 21 July 2015

Our room was reasonably clean, but the bathroom needs updating. There is also no AC so we had to leave the window open to get any fresh air. Luckily people went in their rooms at a decent time. The girl at the front desk was very nice and we did get a parking space right next to our room. I...

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surfmotelandgardens, Front Office Manager at Surf Motel and Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us at Surf Motel and Gardens. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you again in the future.

San Francisco
Reviewed 18 July 2015

Needed a mid-way stop for a roadtrip...and we have 2 dogs. Booked this on Booking.com several weeks prior to arriving. No issues with reservation through this site. The property is right off Hwy 1 and very convenient to Fort Bragg. It is an older motel (drive up to room) but it has been kept up nicely and the grounds are...

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surfmotelandgardens, Front Office Manager at Surf Motel and Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us at Surf Motel and Gardens. We are glad you had a wonderful stay and enjoyed all our accommodation. Thank you for the review and we look forward to seeing you again in the future.

California
Reviewed 15 July 2015

My husband and I decided on a last minute trip to Fort Bragg this past weekend. More for monetary reasons, we decided to stay at the Surf Motel and Gardens Inn. It was just south of the main area of Fort Bragg, so we couldn't walk to any of the restaurant/stores. The grounds are nice and the staff is friendly...

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surfmotelandgardens, Front Office Manager at Surf Motel and Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us at Surf Motel and Gardens and thank you for your review. We are glad you found our staff friendly and enjoyed our accommodations. Hope to see you again in the future.

Sacramento, California, USA
Reviewed 10 July 2015 via mobile

I have stayed at this motel on a number of occasions, and have been pleased with the friendliness of the staff and the quality of the place. The previous proprietors had a pride of ownership and were there to greet and care for their guests. They paid attention to details. Their is a new owner. The staff, while friendly, just...

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Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 9 July 2015

Grounds included extensive gardens which were blooming and beautiful, but the room lacked cleanliness and was very worn. Carpet very stained and chair had hole in the arm. Update is in order and if that happened, this would be a great place.

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surfmotelandgardens, Front Office Manager at Surf Motel and Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us at Surf Motel and Gardens. We are glad you enjoyed you stay and our beautiful gardens. Sorry you found our room lacked cleanliness as it is our number one priority. Hope to see you again in the future.

Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

After striking out at local campgrounds at the end of a holiday weekend, I landed at the Surf Motel. Both the exterior and interiors are in good condition and my room had new carpeting. The front desk attendant was very friendly and accommodating. The bed was a little soft and the continental breakfast was a little spare, but the lovely...

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surfmotelandgardens, Front Office Manager at Surf Motel and Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Thank you for noticing the hard effort we put into our motel. Hope to see you again in the near future.

Petaluma, California
Reviewed 5 July 2015

I was in town for the 4th of July Parade in Mendocino, and found this motel in Ft Bragg. What a cute place! Don't let the outside fool you. Although an older place, it is well kept up. The rooms are large and cleaner than some 4star hotels I've stayed in. The staff are wonderful, friendly and recommended a wonderful...

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surfmotelandgardens, Front Office Manager at Surf Motel and Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are glad you had a wonderful stay and enjoyed our beautiful gardens. Thank you for noticing all the hard work we put into keeping our motel clean and enjoyable for our guest. We look forward to seeing you in the future.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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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: €62 - €123 (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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