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Cow Hollow Motor Inn and Suites

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   2190 Lombard Street, Between Steiner and Fillmore Streets, San Francisco, CA 94123
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St. George, Utah
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Cow Hollow Inn from 1-15 through 1-19. The hotel was nice and had character that kept with the neighborhood. The bed was comfortable and enjoyable. We stayed in a back room off Lombard street per the suggestions here. I'm glad we did. We had a great view of the Golden Gate Bridge, sometimes sunny and sometimes... More 

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Sonoma, California
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's not chic, trendy or in a great location but it is $98 a night including room taxes. If you don't mind being on Lombard, an 8 eight lane major thoroughfare with lots of traffic, it's a great spot, seriously! And, it has free parking. My wife and I went to a wedding in the Marina and did not want... More 

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San Antonio, Texas, United States
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69 reviews 69 reviews
9 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were incredibly happy with our stay at Cow Hollow. Most of all the major attractions were incredibly accessible from this location, and it was much more affordable than staying in Fisherman's Wharf or any of the other touristy areas. The staff at the front desk were so nice and helpful--probably the nicest hotel staff we've ever encountered. The rooms... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently stayed at this hotel. The hotel itself is very nice and in a great location, however if your room is facing Lombard Street you can forget about sleeping. The noise is constant. It's a shame because all they need to do is invest in double glazing. I have reviewed as poor because you book into a hotel to... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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60 reviews 60 reviews
7 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found Cow Hollow several years ago when we lived in Fresno and went to SF a few times a year and I reviewed it then. Now we live in LA (twice the distance), so we go for several days over the holidays and I'm reviewing it again since it was recently remodeled. The whole family (2 adults and 2... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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33 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been to San Francisco a few times and cannot believe I only just discovered this place. The Cow Hollow Inn offers its patrons immense value, especially considering that it has free covered parking! I understand that the inn was recently renovated and you could tell that this was the case - my room & bathroom were clean, sheets were... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just got back from a week in San Fran staying at the Cow. It's the best kept secret in San Fran for value, comfort, and location for tourists. Though I've been to San Fran many times, took the family this time. This place was only $120 per night and is located within 5-10 min walking distance to the Wharf; 10-15... More 

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Lafayette, Louisiana
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stay here every time we visit SF, which is about every other year. It's nice to stay in the Cow Hollow/Marina area because it's sunny and cheerful (as opposed to other parts of the city) and there is a lot within walking distance. An Apple Store, Gap, and numerous good restaurants are around the corner on Chestnut. You can... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for three nights while on vacation in California. All we can remember about this hotel is how noisy it was. Our first room faced inwards towards buildings, with what seemed like noisy generators and a/c unit outlets which whirred noisily all night long. We were also woken several times during the night by people coming and going from... More 

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6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

If that sounds like a back handed compliment? I don't mean it to be. But if you check in expecting s chic B&b or the Fairmont, you're in the wrong place. This is an old fashioned ( I mean this in a good way) motor inn. The parking is in an underground garage on site. The rooms are spacious, comfortable... More 

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Address: 2190 Lombard Street, Between Steiner and Fillmore Streets, San Francisco, CA 94123
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Location: United States > California > San Francisco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Cow Hollow Motor Inn and Suites 2*
Number of rooms: 130
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Also Known As:
Cow Hollow Motor Hotel San Francisco
Cow Hollow Motor Inn
Cow Hollow San Francisco
Cow Hollow Hotel San Francisco
Hotel Style:
#15 Best Value Hotel in San Francisco
#49 Family Hotel in San Francisco
#54 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco

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