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Chelsea Motor Inn

2.5 of 5 Motel   |   2095 Lombard St, San Francisco, CA 94123 (Marina District)
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Ranked #87 of 233 Hotels in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Columbus, Ohio
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39 reviews 39 reviews
29 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars NEW

The hotel is directly on the street with very small lobby. You can park right under the hotel with easy access from your car to your room. The rooms are large with a very large bathroom and nice windows overlooking the street. The room is decorated in drab colors but everything is new and well maintained. The bed was very... More 

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New York City, New York
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have been regularly traveling to SF for a 10 yrs: now it's 1-2 times a month. Excellent location, the best area in San Francisco, in my opinion. It's a bare-bones hotel, but the rooms are ample and good enough: they are maintained, and the place is clean. There is free parking and free Internet. And it's really affordable. It's... More 

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LG0101, General Manager at Chelsea Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Manahatta, We regret to hear the mattress and bedding was not to your satisfaction. We would have appreciated if you would have told us during your stay and might have remediate your issue immediately. We offer foam and feather pillows in all the rooms as well as additional blankets upon request to all our guests. Interestingly, we have heard... More 

Kelso, Washington
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Chelsea Motor Inn while attending a gymnastics meet. The location cannot be beat! Within easy walking distance to many great restaurants, as well as to the Fisherman's Wharf area. The room was clean, well-equipped, and you just cannot beat the free parking. It is what made the motel completely affordable compared to other choices in the... More 

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LG0101, General Manager at Chelsea Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Parcel Family, We are glad to hear you enjoyed your recent stay at the Chelsea. Thank you for complimenting our location, Free Parking and rooms. We are glad to have an excellent cleaning team and able to offer free parking for one car to our guests. Free Parking is indeed a plus in the city of San Francisco where... More 

London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

San Francisco is very expensive so comparatively, this hotel is quite reasonable but the images of the hotel online do give the impression that it is smarter than it actually is. The room was large, quiet and comfortable but the internet was terrible. If you only need to check emails it is OK but for Skype or anything needing more... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first time to SF. The location of the hotel was perfect with it only being a 15 minute walk to Fisherman's Wharf. The guy who checked us in recommended we do a hop on/hop off bus tour as we were only there sight-seeing for 2 days. This was the best suggestion! The bus stopped directly outside the... More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

This is a nice quaint hotel, affordable price, clean room, great staff., We stayed on 2nd floor, had view of golden gate bridge. It is noisy at night but you have to remember the streets are full of people and cars so there is nothing you can do about noise, this would apply to most any hotel you stayed at... More 

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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

I wasn't expecting much from this little place as we got an exceptional rate ($89/night in SF!). However, we had a very nice room that was clean and surprisingly large. Comfortable bed (and I always have difficulty sleeping when away from home), a large sitting area with windows that looked out on to the side street (I forget the name).... More 

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LG0101, General Manager at Chelsea Motor Inn, responded to this review

We are very happy to hear you were surprised about the room size and amenities, it is indeed an excellent rate during the low season. Thank you for sharing your comment and look forward to your next visit. More 

Lakeville, Minnesota
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

We stayed on 2nd floor overlooking the street. It was fairly noisy until after midnight and then again around 6 am. From our room there was a "view" of the golden gate bridge over the rooftops. You can see the top of the bridge. Parking is available included in your room rate but I would recommend getting there early otherwise... More 

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LG0101, General Manager at Chelsea Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent comment on Tripadvisor. Due to our central location the noise might be an hindrance, however, it is within walking distance of restaurants and cafe's as well as 10 minutes away from the bay. We are happy to hear you enjoyed the the room and large space. you must have stayed in the Two Queen beds... More 

Reno, Nevada, United States
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

I stayed here on Christmas Eve 2014 and had a great experience. Front desk staff was very friendly; I was helped by a gentleman named Muhammad. Service was exceptional and could not thank them more for taking care of their customers. Only reason I'm giving 4 stars is because they have very slow internet connection. I'll be back for sure.

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Montreal, Canada
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Had a business trip in the market district. I was amazed by the value I've got for the price. If you can cope with the noise from the street, you won't regret it. In Chestnut street, there are more restaurants you could try!

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Address: 2095 Lombard St, San Francisco, CA 94123
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Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Marina District
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Chelsea Motor Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 60
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Also Known As:
Chelsea Motor Hotel San Francisco
Chelsea Motel San Francisco
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#78 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco

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