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197 reviews
84 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for two nights when visiting Huntington Beach in early November. The place was easy to find. Check in was quick and smooth. The room we got was specious and clean, bed was comfortable. We enjoyed free breakfast on a roof terrace. For our beach stay we could borrow beach towels and beach chairs, which was a great bonus.... More 

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Management response:

Thank you for the kind words. I am glad you enjoyed our rooftop terrace. If you're ever in the Sunset Beach area of Southern California I hope you'll stay with us again. Sincerely, Deb More 

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21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Our recent stay at Ocean Surf Inn and Suites was delightful. We were only one street away from Sunset Beach and the hotel had a great selection of items we could borrow to take to the beach with us including beach chairs and towels, buckets and spades for the kids, balls to play beach volleyball with, bodyboards ect... They also... More 

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Enskede, Stockholms Län, Sweden
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21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This property shows the soul of huntington beach. Friendlyness. Calm. Laid Back. I stayed for amost a week and the staff was always friendly and helpful I spent on a room with a view and was not disappointed. Yes. it is a 100 meters from the beach but you can still see the sea and the sunset. The rooms might... More 

Thank Sebastian L
_gmabklvr, Manager at Ocean Surf Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you Sebastian for your kind words. We are always working to upgrade things at the hotel here so when you come back you will see some of the improvements. More 

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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Was greeted by very friendly staff and got an ocean view room... Very comfortable bed, clean room, and within walking distance of many restaurants and bars. Will stay here again for sure! Love this place

Thank Jorge D
_gmabklvr, Manager at Ocean Surf Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thanks Jorge for reviewing us. It's always nice to hear we are doing something right. We look forward to welcoming you back. Have a great holiday season. More 

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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

This is my favorite place to stay when I visit my parents in Orange County. It's close to their home, and a block from a great beach. I love to walk from Sunset to Huntington Beach in the morning, when it's not too crowded and the surfers haven't left yet. The hotel is well finished and furnished and clean and... More 

Thank Duane O
Deven S, Manager at Ocean Surf Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you so much Duane for those kind words. It is always a pleasure to have someone from the community stay here and enjoy it. Deb More 

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60 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

I would really give this place 3-4 stars. This Hotel is one block from the beach which is a real plus. We were given a room where we could peek between buildings and see the water. We could definitely hear it which was lovely. There are some really nice touches: buckets and beach gear for children, and there are games... More 

1 Thank Alison D
_gmabklvr, Manager at Ocean Surf Inn & Suites, responded to this review

You are right. We are just waiting for the season to wind down a little and outdoor carpeting will be put on all the steps and the hallways. We also have someone that is methodically painting all the doors as soon as people are not in them. Come back after the first of the year and you will see a... More 

Tucson, Arizona
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Great hotel and nice people. Location is superior. Right next to a nice beach which was not overcrowded. Everything was clean. Hotel itself had an interesting and fun layout. The internet was a bit difficult to get on but it was free and worked okay once you were on.

Thank Mundie1
Deven S, Manager at Ocean Surf Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words. You're right about the wifi and we are working on a solution for that problem. Hopefully when you come back everything will be up and running. Deb More 

London, Canada
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We loved our stay at the Ocean Surf Inn and Suites! We drove there no problem at all from LAX, and found it easily. Parking was free. Debbie was super friendly at check in and gave us lots of information and tips about the area. We often ran into her while coming or going from the hotel, and she always... More 

Thank Lynn D
Deven S, Manager at Ocean Surf Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you so much Lynn. It was fun to have you here and I am looking forward to you coming back. You'll see changes when you come back so come back soon. Deb More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 September 2016

My family stay at this hotel last weekend we stay at a sea view room. This hotel is too expensive for what it's offer. The coffee was terrible breakfast okay just cold breakfast The bed set was dirty we could smell it. Their was hair on the shampoon bottle. The bathroom din't look that clean. I was expecting more for... More 

1 Thank Victoria M
_gmabklvr, Manager at Ocean Surf Inn & Suites, responded to this review

I am sorry you were unhappy with the hotel when you stayed here. I would like to point out that the breakfast does have HOT pancakes, and no one has ever complained of the coffee to me. If you had said something I could have made another pot and labeled it strong for anyone wanting something with a stronger taste.... More 

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Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Nice hotel in the process of getting better. Talked with Debbie/part owner and she indicated that further work is being done during the off season. Inside the rooms was very nice with a microwave and a large but compact refrigerator. The staff was very responsive even to having a vase within one minute of our request. Very close to beach... More 

Thank Scottst429
Deven S, Manager at Ocean Surf Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review for us. I look forward to having you back so you can see some of those upgrades. Debbie More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Ocean Surf Inn & Suites in Sunset Beach, CA, the completely renovated motel located steps from the beach with direct access. Each of the 30 guest rooms have been renovated and features a refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, hair dryer, cable television with HBO and high-speed Internet access. The motel also offers a Jacuzzi room and rooms with partial views of the Pacific Ocean. Guests at the Ocean Surf Inn and Suites can enjoy the calm and relaxing atmosphere of Sunset Beach while staying within the excitement of Huntington Beach and Seal Beach's annual events such as the Taste of Huntington Beach, USA Open of Surfing, Oktoberfest, Japan America Kite Festival, The Original Lobster Festival, Greek Festival, and many more. Ocean Surf Inn & Suites is the perfect get away for families and business travelers who are looking a quiet place to work and relax, while enjoying a night out after work at the local restaurants and bars and families can enjoy the day at the beach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ocean Surf Inn & Suites

Address: 16555 Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach, CA 90742 (Formerly Sanatra Inn)
Region: United States > California > Orange County > Huntington Beach
Price Range: ₹ 7,296 - ₹ 10,705 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Ocean Surf Inn & Suites 2*
Number of rooms: 30
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Also Known As:
Sanatra Hotel Sunset Beach
Sanatra Motel Sunset Beach
Hotel Style:
#6 Business Hotel in Huntington Beach
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Huntington Beach
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Room # greater than X05 face west and have small balconies, sunny in afternoon.”
 of 5 bubbles Phineasfogg25, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ocean view rooms are much quieter”
 of 5 bubbles Linda095, 13 Aug 2016 | Read review
“oceanview rooms are well-worth the price!”
 of 5 bubbles kims201576, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the back of the hotel near the ends of the hallways may be quieter.”
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  • Queen Park View Room
 of 5 bubbles Knani, 19 Jun 2016 | Read review
“I had a East Facing room but hotel offers Ocean facing rooms with small patios to enjoy the fresh ocean air.”
 of 5 bubbles simard235, 5 Jun 2016 | Read review
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