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“Nice location staff under qualified”
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Sunset Surf Motel
Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Manzanita
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“Nice location staff under qualified”
Reviewed 17 June 2014

Room wasn't what we were told it was gonna be parking was terrible ocean view wasn't what we expected or was told it was gonna be .our room was made up the next day with no fresh towels or shampoo or dishes had to get management to get us clean towels and dishes .seemed to not wanna be bothered about making it right .couldn't count out simple change at check in never got a receipt for our room after asking several times for it .would not recommende anyone that has disabilities staying there as they do not have a.d.a rooms

  • Stayed June 2014
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JHKManzanita, General Manager at Sunset Surf Motel, responded to this review, 18 June 2014
Thank you for your feedback and I do apologize that we could not provide a better service for you during your stay. Whether it was the towels not getting replenished, or frontdesk staff members not providing the receipt as requested, I will ensure your feedback is shared with the team to improve their service.

Again, we apologize for the disappointing service that you experienced, but we will make sure improvements are made and look forward to the opportunity to welcome you back.
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Portland, Oregon
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Reviewed 14 June 2014

This motel is inexpensive, clean, and right on the beach. We typically prefer to rent a house when staying at the coast but short notice left us no choice but to book a motel room. I'm glad we chose this place - it served its purpose well and was a good deal for the $$.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with friends
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Lawrence, Kansas
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Reviewed 13 June 2014

We stayed in the Ashley Building and found it to be clean and comfortable with all of the advertised features and then some. The kitchen had everything we needed and had me wishing we were staying more than one night. My daughter loved the pool, which was heated and exceptionally clean. There was easy access to the beach and our room had a good view (our reservation said full ocean view and that's what we got). The staff was friendly. We will definitely stay there again!

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with family
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Pleasant Hill, Oregon
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Reviewed 12 June 2014

The Manzanita Beach is across the road. The room was well-arranged and well-equipped for a few days stay, although we stayed only one night. Need to take food with you if you are going to stay a few days. Grocery stores and restaurants are not close. Wi-Fi did not work well, however.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with family
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Oregon
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Reviewed 8 June 2014

Been staying with the peeps at Sunset Surf since 2004. We go back any chance we get and always take the pups with us. Unbeatable ocean views, perfect outdoor pool (clean and just the right temperature) and friendly hosts.

Room Tip: We're partial to the Budd Building, but the building by the pool is nice, too. Really, we've...
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  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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JHKManzanita, General Manager at Sunset Surf Motel, responded to this review, 18 June 2014
Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review of us!

We always love to hear from our returning guests and are glad to hear that you enjoy not just the view but our seasonal outdoor pool and pet-friendly rooms as well.

Thank you again, we look forward to seeing you on your next visit!

Sincerely,
Sunset Surf
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Portland, Oregon
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Reviewed 7 June 2014

Everything is very clean & all you need in the kitchen. We didn't want to be disturbed & we weren't! Some establishments ignore the sign. We will always stay at Sunset Surf Motel when we go to the beach. Good size fridge, stove, nice set of dishes, pots & pans, utensils, even a toaster! This was one of my best birthdays since my 50th, 26 yrs ago.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Portland, Oregon
1 review
Reviewed 1 June 2014

Everything was great, except that there was a poopy sort of odor in the room. Also, the walking around upstairs was kind of annoying. However, it was overall a good experience. My visiting nephew was impressed.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Sunset Surf Motel

Property: Sunset Surf Motel
Address: 248 Ocean Ave, PO Box 458, Manzanita, OR 97130-9155
Region: United States > Oregon > Oregon Coast > Manzanita
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Manzanita
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2 star — Sunset Surf Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 40
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Sunset Surf Ocean Front Motel,located just 13 miles south of Cannon beach, on one of Oregon's most spectacular beach settings. We have heated outdoor pool and gas fireplace as well as a variety of accommodation to meet your needs. ... more   less 
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