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Oceano, California
Reviewed 24 December 2015

We were there early, tried to check in. It is off season and it didn't appear to be busy. We were told right off, no check in until 3. They didn't even look to see if there's was a clean room available. So we came back at 3:15 or so, check in to a filthy room. There was a tampon...

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Kerman, California
Reviewed 15 December 2015

I love staying here, feel relaxed and at home don't ever want to leave. Great view of the beach also has an indoor and spa. The motel is located a short walk from the beach. I always stay at this motel and will continue to in the future

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Adrian, Missouri
Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

200 yards from the ocean, clean and economical. Will definitely come back in the summer when we have more time. Pool and hot tub were great, only gets a 4 because pool wasn't heated. Say hello to Blue Valencia, wonderful Golden Retriever mascot!

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Melbourne
Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

We had pre-booked to stay at this motel for two nights so that we could visit Hearst Castle & the Elephant Seal Rookery. Upon arrival we were greeted by a young man who quickly checked us in and gave some discount coupons for a nearby restaurant. Aside from that we weren't really given any other information, maps etc, probably because...

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Mauldin, South Carolina
Reviewed 6 December 2015

This motel had no a/c but we were provided a box fan. Then the second night it was cooler, so we did not need it. Room was clean, bed was comfortable. The Big Sur restaurant next door was a good place to eat.

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San Diego
Reviewed 6 December 2015

Pros: Good size room for the price Cons: - No room insulation: very nosy; can hear neighbors’ whisper - I asked for two quite rooms. We got one of the rooms on the first floor, under the stairs and next to the vendor machines – all night could hear everybody who goes up & down stairs and etc. - In...

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Reviewed 3 December 2015 via mobile

The room was heated by a gas fire which was intermittent in operation and had a non functioning shower. It is cheap for a reason. The staff said they could do nothing as there was no manager available that day. Heard nothing yet, don't expect to.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 December 2015

We stayed at the Silver Surf Motel as we were visiting Hearst Castle the next morning. Check in went smoothly although the guy checking us in was not friendly, bordering on rude. The room was clean and comfortable - no complaints at all. Did not use the phone but the TV worked well. We had some issues with wifi and...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 December 2015 via mobile

Room was nice had nice heater which we turned on and it went red hot which is good but you can adjust the temp. Made use of the jacuzzi in the spa which is open until 10 which was lovely. Friendly staff. Rooms were clean and tidy! Overall great stay! The only thing I would say is that the TV...

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Torquay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 November 2015

My partner and I were driving the Pacific Cast Highway and decided earlier on that day to make San Simeon our spot to stop at for the night, so we could wake early and enjoy a full day watching elephant seals and exploring Big Sur the next day. We checked into this hotel and were pleasantly surprised. There was an...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Silver Surf Motel

Address: 9390 Castillo Dr, San Simeon, CA 93452-9727
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > San Simeon
Price Range: RM246 - RM840 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Silver Surf Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 72
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“King size bed was ok, with a view on the garden....but above the ice machine...and the pool machinery whose noise is permanent...”
Zidex, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Upstairs is probably best because of noise, and they have a room with a fireplace, though I don't know how to guarantee that one.”
D799YZamym, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We chose this motel specifically because we stayed here on our honeymoon March 5, 1973. ”
jsmdvm, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The beds and pillows could use some work. But either than that the room was great”
emt4life81, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“ask for back corner room as place is pretty noisy -only maybe 4 rooms have distant view of ocean looking over high way 1 ( you can hear waves)”
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