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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Reviewed 10 March 2014

I managed to get a room for one night during a really bad weather night at JFK. The room was maintained clean and the staff were very warm and friendly.There were no elevators but the staff volunteered to help with the bags.

1Thank Devika S
Vincent L, Owner at Surfside 3 Motel, responded to this review

Devika, that weather sounds pretty rough, so I'm glad we could help you out and offer a nice, warm place to stay. If you ever find yourself in need of a retreat from bad weather or just want to enjoy an ocean view, you know who to call. All the best, Vincent, Manager

New York City, New York
Reviewed 13 February 2014 via mobile

We were delayed at JFK and needed a place to sleep and wait for the snowstorm to abate. Fortunately we were told at the airport about The Surfsider motel. We were picked up promptly at the airport by a friendly young man who helped us with our luggage and gave us details of the lovely Italian neighborhood with terrific restaurants...

1Thank carkish
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 6 February 2014

We agree with jay1233. Vincent was amazingly well organized and efficient, he had all our cell phone numbers and called two or three minutes before his shuttle arrived so nobody had to wait in sub zero blizzard conditions. Very willing and put all suitcases in the trunk himself and was very polite and helpful and did indeed call several restaurants...

1Thank Sue B
Vincent L, Owner at Surfside 3 Motel, responded to this review

Waiting in sub-zero blizzard conditions would be the last thing we'd want for our guests! I'm glad to hear that I could help you out and make your trip a little bit easier, Sue. Hope you'll stop by the next time you need a place to stay! All the best, Vincent, Manager

Reviewed 23 January 2014

Me and my wife got caught by a flight cancellation and as a result stayed the night. It was minus 25 and the roads were terrible. These guys picked us up at the airport, specifically called when they arrived so we wouldn't have to freeze outside waiting. The shuttle bus helper Vincent helped us with anything and everything we asked...

1Thank jay1233
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 5 January 2014

The Surfside shuttle picked us up and took us to the motel free of charge, but it did take nearly 2 hours driving between terminal 2 and 8, we started and ended at terminal 2 before going to the hotel. We were given a smoking room but they changed it for us when I asked. There was good heating which...

1Thank Esmeralda P
Reviewed 10 November 2013

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Islamorada, Florida
Reviewed 22 October 2013

Only a few minutes from JFK with a goodly number of decent or better restaurants nearby, some within walking distance, this motel should be considered by anyone having an overnight layover in New York.

1Thank Bugzie913
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 October 2013 via mobile

Clean and comfy.conveniant to Jfk with subway nearby.my daughter and I loved this homely place close to restaurants.friendly helpful staff esp Christine and Vincent.overall a fantastic place to stay in new York.

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Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 1 August 2013

We stayed one night only from Tue to Wed, taking our flight from JFK the next day. Nice, quiet very clean room. Cool flat screen TV too! Location is perfect if looking for something close to JFK. Plenty of shops and restaurants in the area. Would stay again!

1Thank Sanprodigy
vinluccisano, Guest Relations Manager at Surfside 3 Motel, responded to this review

I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. I hope you had the chance to try some of the local restaurants. Crossbay blvd is home to top rated pizza slices, bagels and pastrami just outside our front door.

Reviewed 1 June 2013

We stayed there last week, for four nights, and we would stay there again. The room was clean and the staff was great. They were very friendly and couldn't do enough for us. We would recommend this motel.

Thank Carol S

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Surfside 3 Motel provides an affordable stay right on the water of Howard Beach, NY. Just a few minutes from the beach's best sights and eats! ... more   less 

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Address: 16433 Crossbay Blvd, Howard Beach, NY 11414-3743
Region: United States > New York > Queens > Howard Beach
Price Range: RM612 - RM660 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Surfside 3 Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 64
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“perhaps request a room on the back side”
nickn770, 15 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the back side have a great view of the water!!”
CarlaStone, 13 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Avoid staying at this location due to closeness to airport runway.”
Bronxboy14, 14 May 2015 | Read review
“Rooms on back have no traffic noise and have view of the canal.”
PeterElbaMartin, 12 Jan 2015 | Read review
“The rooms look out the river (on the back side).”
chuent2014, 4 Jan 2015 | Read review
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