We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Surf Motel

Travellers' Choice award winner
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Prices from our online travel partners are not available
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Victoria
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Management photos
Surf Motel
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow

92 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
There are newer reviews for Surf Motel
See the most recent reviews
Showing 91: English reviews
Port Perry, Canada
Reviewed 11 August 2016

This is an older style motel but in great clean shape. Love the location and the view. You can see the ocean from the bed! How nice is that! It's reasonably priced and good old fashioned. Prefer this to a modern high rise hotel.

Thank Ballpointguy
Abbotsford, British Columbia
Reviewed 8 August 2016

My wife booked us into this motel a week ago after looking at the prices of the hotels in Victoria during the high season. This place was less than half the price and included free parking! The room was clean and had all the amenities that you would expect. The bonus was that the suite had a floor to ceiling...

Thank SteveHall
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Stayed here overnight (without a reservation.)What a clean room with a view! Everything was sparkling, beds more than comfortable, shower with great water pressure. There were a few things we thought somewhat odd but didn't take away from the niceness of the place...no microwave, we brought leftovers back and no way to quickly heat them up ( we did use...

Thank granniemoma_bird
Courtenay, Canada
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Clean and comfortable hotel - retro look! They totally pull it off! We were initially concerned about the traffic and noise due to horse carriages, cruise ship traffic and live music playing. Then, around 9 pm, everything quieted down and we had a fabulous sleep. In the morning the walk out the breakwater was heavenly. We will be back!

Thank Pat D
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 20 June 2016

In this day of big box bland motels and hotels - what a delight to stay in a classic style room. I have walked, run and cycled past this place for years and finally had the time/opportunity to stay. The rooms are spotless, the king bed was "dreamy", the pink bathroom simply fun and the balcony views unparalleled in Victoria....

Thank Good2GoTravel
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Reviewed 16 June 2016

This motel is a little ways from the Inner Habour and downtown areas but we walked there and back daily. The rooms are very clean and the staff are so friendly and helpful. There is a fair bit of nosie from the road in front of the motel (Dallas Rd) that you can hear inside the rooms as the windows...

Thank Kay W
Nanaimo, Canada
Reviewed 11 June 2016

I booked this place on the recommendation of a friend. I had never heard of it before, or even knew it existed! But what a find! You won't find a pool here, or any fancy bars or restaurants. But you do get, is amazing! We got there super early, knowing that our room would most likely not be ready. We...

1Thank J0an123
Reviewed 23 May 2016

We stayed at the Surf in April 2016. It is an older Motel with so much character. All the suites have an ocean view and I believe a kitchenette. They are immaculately clean and cozy. The Motel is within walking distance of downtown Victoria (about 1.5kms). The rates are so reasonable too. Loved it and we are going back next...

Thank Joan H
Reviewed 15 May 2016

We have been coming from Alberta for a "fix of greenery" for over 9 years now. In Victoria, the Surf Motel has always been our first choice. It is privately owned with pride. It has kept it's retro feel in a spotless manner and offers an ocean view that can't be matched. It is well managed by Leslie, who exudes...

Thank Greg D
Olds, Alberta, Canada
Reviewed 14 May 2016

Once again we enjoyed our stay here in this cosy place ,this time on the top floor with a magnificent view of the Juan de Fuca Straits , and all the joggers and walkers with their people going by- rain or shine.. As before Leslie and her staff gave us caring attention with clean linens and regular cleaning , and...

Thank Dorothy M W

58 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

All Traveller Photos (57)
Hotel & Grounds (3)
Pool/Beach Area (1)
Room/Suite (14)
Bathroom (4)
View from Room (10)
Other (25)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All Management Photos (1)
Room/Suite (1)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Victoria hotels
Inn at Laurel Point
#11 of 52 in Victoria
1,918 reviews
James Bay
Days Inn - Victoria on the Harbour
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
James Bay
Helm's Inn
Helm's Inn
#20 of 52 in Victoria
502 reviews
James Bay
Huntingdon Manor Hotel
Huntingdon Manor Hotel
#21 of 52 in Victoria
448 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices


  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Surf Motel

Address: 290 Dallas Rd, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 1A6, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Victoria Capital Regional District > Victoria
Price Range: ₹ 4,655 - ₹ 8,575 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
Also Known As:
Surf Hotel Victoria
Hotel Style:
#3 Best Value Hotel in Victoria
#13 Romantic Hotel in Victoria
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Surf Motel staff and other travellers.
5 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (5)

Questions? Get answers from Surf Motel staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Ocean view book a room facing the ocean, for couples or families I would book the duplex”
 of 5 bubbles KelownaMustang, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are excellent as they all face the seaview”
 of 5 bubbles debanddew, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“upper floors corner room, don;t stay in lower rooms”
 of 5 bubbles 440edwards, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All are good. Upper floors may have better overview, so we stay on third.”
 of 5 bubbles Glidr, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“top floor for people watching, bottom for easy street access”
 of 5 bubbles bobbip106, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
5 of 5