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Chelsea Motor Inn

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2095 Lombard St, San Francisco, CA 94123
Chelsea Motor Inn
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Ranked #86 of 233 Hotels in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The location is very good, 1 block away from Chestnut avenue, filled with trendy bars and restaurants, but if you want to walk to SF's main attractions then not so good. Rooms are outdated but clean. No breakfast nor fridge/microwave. The other great pros are the free parking and free wifi.

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

we stayed at the Chelsea Inn hotel for a week,It was nice and clean ,staff friendly.Good base to see Sanfransico.A bit noisy at the front but was not bad at the back.Would benefit with having a fridge in the room,If going we would recommend you book a shuttle as we where $60 for taxi from airport.Recommend you take a trip... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Staff was friendly and helped us with planning our two day visit to San Francisco. Parking was free which was amazing! The room was quite clean, hotel was quiet, and awesome location near bars, restaurants, and shops. Highly recommend, affordable rate for an unaffordable city!!!

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose this hotel based on its good reviews and price. Smart idea! Not fancy but a great base for our five day stay. Many good nearby restaurants, bus service outside door, quiet, clean, spacious rooms with friendly staff, easy in building parking. Mel's Diner is 2 minutes away for great breakfast and lunch choices. Chatagna Provençal restaurant takes you... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very happy and impressed from the moment we laid eyes on the property. Our room was clean and pretty much exactly what we expected from what we read on Trip Advisor. Staff and cleaners were very good and always happy to help. Special mention to Mohammed who was especially helpful with not only helping us with directions around San Francisco,... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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30 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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32 reviews 32 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 February 3, 2015

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 January 30, 2015

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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