Located in Amelia Island, within 1.7 miles of Amelia Island Historic District and 2.1 miles of The Golf Club of Amelia Island at Summer Beach, The Surf Beach Motel provides accommodations with a bar as well as free private parking for guests who drive. With a restaurant, the 2-star motel has air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi, each with a private bathroom. Guests can have a drink at the snack bar. Certain rooms include a kitchenette with a fridge and a microwave. Guest rooms in the motel are equipped with a flat-screen TV and free toiletries. Amelia Island Lighthouse is 4 miles from The Surf Beach Motel, while Fort Clinch State Park is 5.4 miles away. The nearest airport is Jacksonville International Airport, 22 miles from the accommodation.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
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  • C
    United States of America United States of America
    We did not eat breakfast there. We met friends for breakfast at a different location.
  • C
    United States of America United States of America
    Staff was super friendly and accommodating. I arrived before check in time but Ryan made sure I was able to get into my room earlier once it was ready. Restaurant staff was great, service and food was perfect. Would book again. Hit a cool windy...
  • Darlene
    United States of America United States of America
    I was suprised at the cleanliness of the room and the comfort of the bed. Felt like I was in a guest room at someone’s home. Small beach motel with great beach access . Makes it perfect

Area info

1 Restaurant On Site

  • The Surf Restaurant and Bar
    • Cuisine
    • Open for
      Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambience
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Gluten-free

Amenities of The Surf Beach Motel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.5

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Live music/Performance
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Evening entertainment
  • Entertainment staff
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Private check-in/out
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Express check-in/out
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Lowered sink
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Languages Spoken
  • English

Property practice

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House rules

The Surf Beach Motel takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


From 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 12 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 21


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Discover American Express The Surf Beach Motel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Please note the restaurant and bar are closed for reconstruction until mid-June 2018.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about The Surf Beach Motel

  • The nearest beach is 500 feet from The Surf Beach Motel. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The Surf Beach Motel is 2.4 miles from the center of Amelia Island. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at The Surf Beach Motel is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • The Surf Beach Motel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Evening entertainment
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Happy hour
    • Entertainment staff
    • Live music/Performance
    • Beach

  • The Surf Beach Motel has 1 restaurant:

    • The Surf Restaurant and Bar

  • Room options at The Surf Beach Motel include:

    • Double
    • Triple

  • The prices at The Surf Beach Motel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.