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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2015

It was not a very good experience to begin with. When we arrived they told us our room was ready, we get the keys to the room and when we get there the door was open and who ever was there had JUST checked out. Room was a total mess, well of course it hadn't been cleaned yet. Later on... More 

2 Thank Minerva M
New Milford, Connecticut
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Recently checked in and out of this motel within a 1/2 hour.. I made the horrible mistake of paying for the room before I saw it.. When I first entered the room the 1st thing I noticed was the broken door, at first I thought it was do able but quickly realized neither lock worked.. I went back to the... More 

2 Thank Amy H

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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 July 2015

Okay place to stay. All you need is a bed shower, TV. This place fit that bill. Although party time on Friday and Saturday. Staff very friendly and helpful. Will be going back. The location is awesome best there. Nice pool.

Thank Paralisa
Giza, Egypt
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

Most unfriendly or actually Aggressive treatment ever, the lady at the reception kept screaming at me when I asked for beach passes because I didn't read a paper in front of her saying that I should give my original driving license to get beach passes.. Room wasn't clean and smelly .. The pool is on the street .. Couldn't continue... More 

2 Thank Jfawzy
Keyport, New Jersey
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33 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2015

Dump! Pool was dirty and room had cracks and loose ceiling tiles. Shower was in such bad shape we decided since we were only there for a night not to use it. However the location is good, across the street from the Boardwalk.

1 Thank DVance13
Great Neck, New York
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2015

I stayed here recently with a friend and we each rented a room on the third floor. We picked this place because it was affordable and very close to the boardwalk. I mean for $99 a night and being that close to the boardwalk, I figured "eh how bad can it be right". Well I should have read more reviews... More 

5 Thank JohnnyS777
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2015

Needed to get away for 1 night to be able to rest and get a good nights sleep. My kids and I were woken up by the maintenance man outside our room using a generator to power wash the balcony and the wall and door to our room. Not only did we wake up to this at 9 am, but... More 

3 Thank Susan Y
Greenville, North Carolina
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2015 via mobile

My sister and I came to the jersey shore for a huge music festival. There were only 5 United States tour dates chosen by a British band, I'm assuming they chose Seaside Heights because they had no idea of it's not so shiny reputation. Despite what we had heard, this was the closest location for us so we came. This... More 

3 Thank Alyse H
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15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2014 via mobile

I user to live in seaside heights 9 years ago. One thing most people do not know is that these hotels are used in the winter for welfare rooms and drug parties. Therefore they get used hard. This hotel is very outdated and dirty. But I was passing through with my daughters to see old friends and gave it a... More 

Thank Sandra C
Milford, Connecticut
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24 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2014 via mobile

This motel was not great inside, it had a mini fridge and a microwave which I like but we realized the cord was too short to plug the microwave in unless you had it on the floor so we passed on heating anything up. The bathroom door did not shut properly but the bathroom was bigger than others I've experienced... More 

Thank melissa f

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Surfside Motel is the place to stay for fun and sun in Seaside Heights. Being a family owned property we take each guest with the hopes of making your stay as comfortable as possible. Talk to any of our friendly staff and they will make sure all your demands are met. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Surfside Motel

Address: 201 Ocean Ter, Seaside Heights, NJ 08751-2537
Region: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Seaside Heights
Price Range: $71 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Surfside Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 58
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Surfside Motel Seaside Heights
Surfside Hotel Seaside Heights
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#16 On the Beach Hotel in Seaside Heights
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