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- 98%Family Travelers
- 53%Budget Travelers
Member Reviews (2)
- Surf MotelMember ofLocal CultureBudget TravelersFoodies+ 4Apr 16, 2013
Although it isn’t on the water, the bright, inviting colors of the Surf Motel remind me of driving through old beach towns down the coast of California. Located on Lombard Street, it's an easy walk to the fancy boutiques, bars, and eateries nearby, as well as a short drive across the Golden Gate Bridge. If you happen to have a car, they offer free parking, which is hard to come by in this neighborhood. They do have quieter rooms toward the back of the building, as well as spacious family suites. The family suites come with a nice kitchenette (doesn't have a stove), a dining table, microwave, mini-fridge and sink. It also boasts a large closet, and vanity. The interior décor feels basic, but clean, and well-kept. They offer free Wi-Fi and free danishes in the morning, and the staff greet you with a smile– which is all you really ask for when you’re looking for a budget-friendly motel in a good location.Recommended for:
- Surf MotelCommunity ManagerMember ofLocal CultureFoodiesBackpackers+ 4First to ReviewApr 16, 2013
Surf Motel is a surprisingly nice motel with very nice rooms and suites. Parking is included and Wi-Fi is free. The vibrant blue of all the doors really made the place pop, and the sound of the palm trees in the wind almost sounded like waves on the beach. I suppose that's just my mind reacting to the name of the place.
Service was very friendly and the property is well-maintained. If you need a place on Lombard Street with a space for your car, this is a good choice. It does not take long to reach the Golden Gate Bridge, the Presidio, the Marina and Crissy Field.
Mediocre787 reviews across the web.
- Guests think this is a family-friendly hotel.
- Service78% found the staff to be very friendly.
- LocationGreat parking, according to 77%.
- Hotel61% thought it was rather dirty.
- Food60% were unsatisfied with the breakfast.
- PricePrice is tolerable.
- InternetInternet is poor.
- Free Parking
- Free Hi Speed Internet
- TV In Room
- Hair Dryer
- Air Conditioning
- Clothing Iron
- Family Rooms
- Coffee & Tea Maker
- Car Rental Desk
- Children Allowed
- Non-Smoking Rooms
It was recently remodeled in 2005, and is an exterior corridor property with three floors, free onsite parking, free danishes in the morning, and free wireless internet.
The motel has 36 guestrooms that include tv, coffee machine, alarm clock/radio, and shower/ bath tubs. Deluxe rooms with kitchens are also available. City tours can be arranged by the front desk staff.