Set directly opposite California’s beach, Surfrider Beach in Malibu, The Surfrider Hotel has an exclusive guest-only roof deck bar and restaurant overlooking the Pacific Ocean and Malibu Pier. Complimentary surf boards and stand up paddle boards are available for guest use as well as free WiFi and morning coffee. The rooms include a flat-screen TV. Certain units feature a seating area where you can relax. Certain rooms include views of the sea or mountain. Rooms are fitted with a private bathroom. For your comfort, you will find bathrobes and free toiletries. The nearest airport is Los Angeles International Airport, 17 mi from The Surfrider Malibu.

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

The Surfrider Malibu has been welcoming guests since Sep 26, 2017

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

Private parking at the hotel


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Room Type
1 queen bed
1 king bed
1 king bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 1
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Guest reviews


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See what guests loved the most:

  • Christopher
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The room was tastefully decorated, with a balcony overlooking Malibu Pier. There is an open air bar/restaurant on the roof which is very cool.
  • D
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    How clean and close to the beach it is. Also the people working there are so nice and welcoming
  • Nancy
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Amazing location, great service and beautiful setting
  • Teresa
    The decor and the nice touches, we had fresh flowers in the room
  • Inyoung
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The room was clean, tidy and lovely! The staffs were all so welcoming. I really loved the rooftop, the view was fantastic!!
  • Bailey
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Location was perfect. Walkable to so many things, especially the beach right across the street. The hotel design was very tasteful, simple, sleek--total Pacific coastal vibes.
  • Lisa
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    We had an amazing stay at the Surfrider. Everything was perfect, and the rooftop bar/restaurant was truly off the charts! This place has it all so don’t hesitate to book your stay at the Surfrider!
  • S
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    We loved the rooftop and the service. It was a great respite.
  • Diana
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    What a gem! On the water with that heavenly roof top lounge! The decor, landscaping, and even the smell are so beautiful and restorative. Loved the roof top! Perfect place to perch at sunset with a cocktail and good food. Service is so superb they...
  • Suzanne
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The hotel was lovely, the staff was so friendly and helpful, our room was very cute and cozy.

Property questions and answers
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The property usually replies within a few days

  • Hi! Do you have any rooms with two beds?

    Good Evening! We do not have any rooms with 2 beds, but we do have connecting room types! They are called our "Side Rooms" Thanks, Team Surfrider
    Answered on 4 July 2020
  • Is this property wheelchair accessible?

    Yes! We have a ground floor room that is wheelchair accessible. We also have a lift to get to the roof deck if needed.
    Answered on 7 January 2020
  • If we arrive before three who does that work ? Is there a pool or jacuzzi ? Thanks

    Hello! We have the Pacific Ocean across the street! At this time we do not offer a pool or jacuzzi. Cheers, -Team Surfrider
    Answered on 28 October 2021
  • How close is the beach? Is it right out the door of the property? Also, my daughter's boyfriend wants to rent surfboards and surf---is this located c..

    Great questions! We are located right on Pacific Coast Highway, just across the street from the Malibu Pier! We are only a few steps away from the bea..
    Answered on 9 June 2021
  • What are the operating hours for your restaurant and bar?

    Hi! Thank your reaching out. The roof deck is open from 7 am - 9:30 daily *Weather dependent and subject to availability. Always call and ask! Chee..
    Answered on 28 October 2021
  • Do you have spa area or massage?

    Hello! We do not have a spa on property, however, we love to set up our guests at one near by!
    Answered on 17 January 2020
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Hotel area info *

1 Restaurant On Site

  • The Surfrider Roof Deck
    • Cuisine
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Traditional • Modern • Romantic
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Amenities of The Surfrider Malibu
Great facilities! Review score, 8.9

Most popular amenities
  • Private Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Happy hour
  • Beach
  • Hiking
Media & Technology
  • Streaming service (like Netflix)
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Minibar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed) and costs $25 per day.
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Accessible parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press
    Additional charge
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
  • Room service
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Safe
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Soundproof
  • Private entrance
  • Laptop safe
  • Elevator
  • Heating
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Yoga classes
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

House rules

The Surfrider Malibu takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM to 11:30 PM

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


Available 24 hours



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 3 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

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 Diners Club American Express Cash is not accepted The Surfrider Malibu accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

There is a USD 500 smoking fee that will be applied if guests smoke in the room.

Please contact the property if arriving after 23:00.

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.

Guests under the age of 18 can only check in with a parent or official guardian.

FAQs about The Surfrider Malibu

  • Check-in at The Surfrider Malibu is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • The Surfrider Malibu has 1 restaurant:

    • The Surfrider Roof Deck

  • The nearest beach is 650 feet from The Surfrider Malibu. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The Surfrider Malibu offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking
    • Happy hour
    • Beach
    • Yoga classes

  • The Surfrider Malibu is 7.5 miles from the center of Malibu. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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

  • Room options at The Surfrider Malibu include:

    • Double
    • Suite