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Fredericton, Canada
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Stayed at Motel overnight, very clean , rooms had fridge. Would like to see nighttable but chair works well for glasses, etc, on sea side of motel, beautiful sunrise., fishing boats, would certainly recommend.

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GMSurfsideMotel, General Manager at Surfside Motel, responded to this review

We appreciate your review. We've been refurnishing as the renovations have been completed, and the night tables will be here this fall. We certainly do have a beautiful view here, and we're glad you enjoyed your stay!

Goderich, Canada
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Myself and One other adult stayed here the last week of August and first week of September 2016 and found it to be all we could have asked for and at a very decent price! We came to Grand Manan to be part of a harpists' retreat, and chose the Surfside right from the beginning. It had housekeeping units, and...

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GMSurfsideMotel, General Manager at Surfside Motel, responded to this review

Thanks very much for recommending us! It certainly was a pleasure to have you stay here during the harpists' retreat. In November, when we begin taking reservations for the next year, the housekeeping units (kitchenettes) start booking very quickly for summer. Be sure to book early if you're coming back next year!

Woodstock, Canada
Reviewed 6 September 2016

I missed the last ferry off Grand Manan. The people at this motel were able to put me up without a reservation. It was great to have a shower after a long day travelling on the island. The owners were very pleasant and courteous to me. Thanks for making my stay a memorable one.

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GMSurfsideMotel, General Manager at Surfside Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for choosing the Surfside Motel! We were more than happy to accommodate you and hope to see you again!

Fredericton, Canada
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Get away time with road bikes, motel - excellent location, clean, friendly, helpful. Service was above and beyond what you would expect. Room was comfortable. No air conditioning but being on the water, you don't need it!

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GMSurfsideMotel, Manager at Surfside Motel, responded to this review

We like to advertise 'natural air conditioning', as the fresh sea breeze provides it directly from the ocean! So glad you enjoyed your stay with us, and we hope to see you again!

Moncton, Canada
Reviewed 10 August 2016

My husband and i stayed here for one night Sunday, of the NB Day long weekend. I chose because of the price point, good reviews and clear improvements this little motel is trying to make. I like to support small business that listens to reviews or recognizes needs and improvements. Upon checkin, the friendly woman informed me that the beachfront...

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GMSurfsideMotel, Manager at Surfside Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. I'm sorry to hear that you didn't have a hairdryer, as we have a supply of them here in the office. Next time you can request one when you check in! We really enjoy having the annual fireworks here in front of our property, and it certainly is an impressive show! It takes...

Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

We were visiting Grand Manan for the first time and spent a lot of time early in the year researching places to visit. My wife emailed a couple of times and got no response so I called and talked to a person. We made reservations and was able to secure one of the house keeping cottages for our visit. With...

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GMSurfsideMotel, Manager at Surfside Motel, responded to this review

We're glad to hear you were able to solve the wireless internet issue! : ) We pride ourselves on our island hospitality and friendliness, and we always love to know that it's appreciated. Thanks very much for your review. We hope you'll be back to stay with us again. The housekeeping cottages book very far in advance, as we start...

Fredericton, Canada
Reviewed 3 August 2016

My Mother and I hadn't been to Grand Manan to stay over night for over 20 years. Even then, the Surfside Motel was the perfect place to stay on the Island. The staff go beyond being helpful and make you feel like family. The rooms are standard motel size, clean, updated, great wifi, tv, microwave and a fridge. The grounds...

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GMSurfsideMotel, Manager at Surfside Motel, responded to this review

You're very welcome! Thank you for your review. We're so pleased that you chose the Surfside for your stay on Grand Manan, and we hope you'll be back again soon. And yes, be sure to book early to get a room with an ocean view, as those fill up well in advance.

Saint John, Canada
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed here with 4 adults and one large dog in one room. Beds were small for 2 adults in each one but doable. No air conditioning but a fan was provided. Very clean basic room. We were really only there to sleep so served our purpose for a reasonable price. Additional charge of $10 for dog. Two nights cost us...

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Thank Kelley T
GMSurfsideMotel, General Manager at Surfside Motel, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your review! We hope to see you again. We'll be taking bookings for next summer beginning in November, so be sure to book early!

Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
Reviewed 24 July 2016

I visit Grand Manan often, and while I usually choose higher end, more charming accommodations or vacation ( Beautiful cottage on the Whistle Rd) - this trip was for a funeral and i simply needed the basics. This motel provides those at a reasonable price. ask for an ocean view - those rooms have been updated and you can sit...

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GMSurfsideMotel, General Manager at Surfside Motel, responded to this review

We really appreciate your review Elizabeth. Our close proximity to many amenities is definitely one of our advantages. We get lots of compliments on our friendly staff and the cleanliness of our rooms, so we're glad you agree! All of our rooms have now been updated, as we've been working really hard on renovations for the past two years. Hope...

Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 23 September 2015

There is not a lot of choice on the island as far as motel accommodations go. The setting is great, close to town, 5 minutes from the ferry from the mainland and on the main road. There are quite a few attractions nearby, the ocean being the main one. This motel boasts an ocean view from every room, not quite...

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GMSurfsideMotel, Manager at Surfside Motel, responded to this review

We really appreciate your review! We don't actually advertise a seafront view from every room, as our motel faces the ocean on one side. We book the seafront rooms on a 'first come, first served' basis. That being said, the roadside is preferred by many of our guests, as it has a lovely view of the church on the hill...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation

Additional Information about Surfside Motel

Address: 123 Route 776, New Brunswick E5G 1A4, Canada
Region: Canada > New Brunswick > Grand Manan
Number of rooms: 26
Also Known As:
Surfside Motel Grand Manan, New Brunswick
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“Ask for seaside room”
 of 5 bubbles countrygirl1948, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Be sure and choose a room with an ocean view!”
 of 5 bubbles pnotnr, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
“On the water, a few minutes from the ferry. Staff go out of their way to make you feel at home. Rooms- very clean and comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles MBGo2014, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Book in advance and ocean view is incredible”
 of 5 bubbles CalmGem, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“ask for oceanview - recently updated room”
 of 5 bubbles elizabethc685, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
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