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Francisco Bay Inn

1501 Lombard St, San Francisco, CA 94123
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Ranked #141 of 233 Hotels in San Francisco
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Durham, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here for 3 nights with a friend visiting the city. I was a bit weary about this hotel due to all the negative reviews, but was pleasantly surprised. We had a room with two beds. There is also a desk with a chair, small fridge, microwave, coffee maker, chest of drawers, flat screen TV, and a rack to hang... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Spent 3 nights in this hotel. The chek-in process was extremely slow. Took forever and seemed rather unprofessionel. Room was small and smelly, however the bathroom was really big and the shower had good water pressure. Traffic noise wasn't as bad as expected but if you are a light sleeper earplugs are recommended (and provided by the hotel). The room... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

hi! i just stayed one night in this hotel. but i really liked it great service from the concierge front disk.a helpful lady and very nice big clean rooms with wiew. great hotel near everything you need in the marina district san Fransisco love it from johnb.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Travelling with a friend on the west coast; we stayed here 4 nights. The personel is nice & will help you find your way in the city. Room is ok , Breakfast too. Parking & wifi free ? sounds good to me. Location is perfect and quite close to the marina area (alcatraz,ferrys, fisherman s wharf etc) If you plan... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 via mobile

The Francisco Bay Inn reminded me of motels I used to share with friends at the Jersey shore. You have to be buzzed into the small office, the rooms open to an outside walkway and the amenities probably look ok if you're 19 and have been drinking all night. The door to the room didn't feel very secure and even... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Looking at a small map of San Francisco, it would appear this is close to everything, it's not. The walk to Fishermans Wharf was deceivingly longer than expected but it's the walk up the steep Lombard Street hill (and other hills actually), that you dont appreciate on a 2D map. Having said that the price represented the location insofar as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Stayed at the Francisco Bay Inn from Dec 16-21 with the gf and we have zero complaints! Hotel staff was excellent through out our stay which included a late night check in and early morning check out. Room was small but clean and comfortable. Bed was big and comfortable. Bathroom was clean! Location is very good. just down the street... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

I was a little worried, because this Inn is on Lombard Street, in a very busy section of San Francisco. Since it was reasonably priced, I thought it may not be a "nice" place. It was great. Very clean, and the employees were very nice. I saw reviews about the noise, but I slept very well, and we were right... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 via mobile

This hotel is a hidden gem. It has an elevator, very clean rooms, & a very friendly and helpful staff. It is located in a very convenient location and there is free parking. there are some restaurants nearby that are very good. I would stay there again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

If you are looking for a clean, relatively comfortable place to stay in an excellent location in SF, this is your place. Very affordable, paid $130/night (before taxes). It is kind of noisy, but a lot of places in SF are. Heck, a lot of hotels/inns/motels are. They give you ear plugs though, and that takes care of the problem.... More 

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