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Buena Vista Motor Inn

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   1599 Lombard St, San Francisco, CA 94123
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very handy spot, easy walk to main attractions, we stayed in one of the front rooms which was louder as Lombard is a busy street, but had no trouble sleeping. The room was clean and very comfortable, the staff were very friendly and helpful. If you are wanting a quick look around the big bus hop on hop off service... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed a total of 4 nights at Buena Vista Motor Inn and are actually quite happy with everything! Yes, the hotel can use a renovation and yes depending on what side your room is at it can be a bit noisy (don't forget that Lombard Street basically is HWY 101), but in a city like San Francisco it's all... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing service from day one, very helpful man at reception introduced us to the area and informed us of the best places to go. Nice big room and Facilities, very clean. Like said before its outdated, would be great to just redecorate the place, but we saw past that. The breakfast room is very small and gets busy and awkward... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent $310 for a one night stay at this motel on a Friday (weekend nite). Though it sports a roof top deck, it is tiny & smells of cigarettes from the 2 wall installed ashtrays. You do get a nice view of the golden gate bridge however! The place is pretty run down & in serious need of an... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for 4 nights with our 2 adult children, all in one room. We found it to be more than adequate for our needs, afterall we were out most of the time. Had a problem with the room card not working but it was sorted straight away. We were on the top floor looking over the rear of... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for 2 nights, location was right for us, reception team very helpful. Good size room but overlooked the back of the hotel so not a great view. Room was clean. Expensive for this type of motel room but it was San Francisco so to be expected due to location.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a great place to stay. Myself wife and child stayed here and was in a perfect location to the pier precinct and restaurants in Union street. Staff were very nice and helpful too. Locals nearby were friendly and didn't see any "riff raff" nice and clean also.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I would not recommend the Buena Vista Motor Inn. I recently stay here with my family it was very disappointing. Rooms were dated, not clean, smelled like smoke and needed updating. There is no lobby and the breakfast was very poor. This hotel cost me $300 per night. It should have been $129 per night. We booked very late, but... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

This hotel is not only in a great location, inexpensive for San Francisco, and pink but also has FREE PARKING. The rooms are quite large, nicely furnished and very clean. The bathrooms are small but nicely finished. The beds are very comfortable and the A/C provides nice white noise. Breakfast is provided and ample with great coffee. Right on Lombard... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I went to this hotel after leaving another hotel ( diva hotel ) in SF Selected it based in the TA reviews Although the rooms , at least mine 316, need some renovation they are clean and that's the most I'm interested in I would ban the moquette either from every hotel on the planet but this is to ask... More

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Address: 1599 Lombard St, San Francisco, CA 94123
Location: United States > California > San Francisco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Buena Vista Motor Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 50
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Buena Vista Hotel
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