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Chelsea Motor Inn

2.5 of 5 Motel   |   2095 Lombard St, San Francisco, CA 94123 (Marina)
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Macungie, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed a total of three nights during our recent time in CA. parking provision is excellent. Location also perfect for several buses and trolley buses to downtown. Walkable to views of the Golden Gate Bridge and to several really good restaurants and Mel's Diner nearby. Our stay was cut short to three days from the original four at the last... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are still staying here actually, we were booked to stay 3 nights but unfortunately our flight was cancelled and we left a day late so we have only stayed two. We arrived early Wednesday morning (1am) and the lovely gentleman on reception helped our family out and ensured we got to our room and were comfortable. We have 2... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a recent holiday, touring the States. We chose the Chelsea Motor Inn for a 2 night stay. Parking in SF is a must! This place provides parking. Very basic. But very clean and comfortable. Around the Inn are a few eating places and bars. A short taxi ride to Fisherman's Wharf. Alcatraz is a must visit. Pre book tickets... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

OK hotel. A litlle worn but nice and clean. Free parking is a big plus. Wifi is only working sporadic. Close to shopping and good restaurants. Tour bus "Hop on hopoff" is stopping just across the street. Please notice that there is quite a lot of traffic noise from Lombard Street. No restaurants or bars at the hotel, but no... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 3 nights here and found the staff at reception to be very helpful about local attractions/restaurant and good local bars etc. The rooms were clean although the rooms do need updating. A good priced motel with FREE PARKING!! Worth a visit if the price is right

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We found a deal at this hotel and we enjoyed. The location was great. Close to buses and was only about 10 minutes from fishermans wharf and close to a bunch of really cool restaurants. Our room was on the 2nd floor and here's a tip- if you decide to change in front on the window,watch out for those double... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our flight from NYC to SF was delayed. We called the hotel to inform them we would be arriving 1 day late and late at night. We were told by the Chelsea rep. we spoke to that it would not be a problem and our reservation would still be active. We arrived in SF at 1am only to be told... More

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manager0101, General Manager at Chelsea Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Anna P. We offer our sincerest apology that our organization was unable to meet your expectations. We have spoken with the Night Auditor and taken the appropriate measures and training to avoid such mistakes in the future with our valuable guests. The cancellation letter send to you on 7/17/2014 at 12:29AM was a generic cancellation to inform it was... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel definitely has some things going for it, especially if you don't mind a little walking. Its location near the marina and Crissy Fields is a plus, and our family walked from the hotel to the crooked section of Lombard Street and on to Ghiradelli Square. Free parking is also a plus. The downside to this hotel is that... More

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manager0101, General Manager at Chelsea Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear GBK, We apologize for not being able to meet all your expectations during your recent stay. Due to our central location in the Marina District and being in a very attractive city we cannot offer 100% all the good things, there are always minus elements when staying in a great location. Being close to public transportation, restaurants and shops... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Chelsea Motor Inn has a great location - it's a 5-10 minute taxi ride or a 40 minute walk to Fishermans Wharf and Union Square. We had breakfast at Mel's a Diner everyday and loved it there. The hotel itself is very nice. We had an easy check in. Our room was great, it was VERY big and so was... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at the Chelsea on July 15-17. We had a large 2 queen bed room on the 1st floor. Room was very spacious, beds were comfortable, shower was great. With free parking, free internet and 10% off for breakfast at a restaurant a block away, who could beat it? We took the Big bus tour and there was a... More

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Address: 2095 Lombard St, San Francisco, CA 94123
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Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Marina
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Chelsea Motor Inn 2.5*
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Located in the Marina District, between Fillmore and Lombard. Centrally located in a lively neighborhood with restaurants, bars, shops and public transportation within walking distance. One mile away from Fisherman's Wharf or 25 min. Walking distance.One block away is the Bus 30: takes you Fisherman's Wharf, North Beach, China Town, Union Square. We offer complementary parking for one car per room. Weekends offer a lot of activity in the streets around the hotel. ... more   less 
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