Get an overview of this hotelWharfside Queens motel with free shuttle to JFK
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4 miles from JFK
Surfside Motel is nestled in the quiet community of Howard Beach, near the Gateway National Recreation Area and 4 miles (6.4 km) from JFK. It's a 7-minute cab ride to Howard Beach-JFK Airport Subway Station, which offers fast, direct links to Brooklyn and Manhattan.
Free secure parking
Surfside Motel has been established in Howard Beach for over 40 years. Guests are welcome to park for free, and those connecting with a flight at JFK can use the motel's free shuttle to transfer with a minimum of fuss.
Premium cable, WiFi
Guestrooms are bright, clean, and comfortable. Most have pleasant views of the Shellbank Basin and Jamaica Bay, and some come with hot tubs - ideal for a deep soak after a long flight. Guests can make travel arrangements using free WiFi and enjoy a quiet night in with premium cable TV.
- Good location
- Proximity to airport
- Convenient parking
- Helpful staff
- Clean guestrooms
- Guestrooms were a little noisy
Surfside Motel features limo/town car service and ATM/banking services. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary to guests at scheduled times. Complimentary self parking is available on site. A total renovation of this property was completed in February 2011.
Surfside Motel has designated areas for smoking.
- Free airport transportation
- 24-hour front desk
- Free WiFi
- Total number of rooms - 65
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Number of floors - 2
- Free self parking
- Designated smoking areas
- Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
- Year Built 1966
- Number of buildings/towers - 1
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Free self parking
- Air conditioning
- Premium TV channels
- Hair dryer (on request)
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Free local calls
- First-run movies
- Daily housekeeping
- Private bathroom
- Shower/tub combination
- Satellite TV service
- Free WiFi
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- LCD TV
Nearby Things to Do
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.
- Golfing nearby
- Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
- Kayaking nearby
- Golf lessons available nearby
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
Check-in time starts at 2 PM
Minimum check-in age is 21
Special check-in instructions:
Check-out time is noon
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
- Cribs (infant beds) are not available.
- Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
- The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
- An early check-in fee will be charged
- Surfside Howard Beach
- Surfside Motel Howard Beach
We should mention
Guests must transfer via airport shuttle to the property. Guests must contact the property at least 24 hours before travel, using the contact information on the confirmation received after booking. This property offers transfers from the airport. Guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.