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Francisco Bay Inn

1501 Lombard St, San Francisco, CA 94123
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
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  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Good location. (Long) walking distance to Ghiradelli Square and Fisherman's Wharf. Free parking, compared to other hotels we saw along the way that were charging $40/night for parking. Room was ok. On the small side. Bathroom was large. Noisy with lots of street noise. Air conditioning was nice and cool. Hardly any outlets - had to plug our charger into... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked this hotel last minute when traveling the coast on Highway 1. Needed a place that offered parking and within walking distance to attractions. The location of this hotel is perfect, close to everything touristy and not in the sketchy downtown area. The hotel is simple but roomy and clean, staff was friendly, breakfast was nothing special but we weren't... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed for seven nights and didn't have a complaint. The rooms were clean and pleasant. Marco and Leenay on the front desk were helpful and friendly, as were the rest of the staff members. Very quiet. A good value.

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Brenham, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Marco at the front desk was SO helpful and most professional!! Parking on premises is FREE. Enough said for San Fran. Room clean and restrooms MASSIVE. Breakfast is just a couple of trays of pastries and donuts. But even that had great nice variety and quality.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First impression was a smiling welcoming lady behind the front desk. I agree with other reviews the place is a bit old and need of a good tidy up. My room was fine, clean the bathroom was huge and the queen bed was comfy. The elevator is a classic which I only used to kart my luggage as I used... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What can I say? Brilliant location to start from to explore San Francisco. Despite initial problems with the TV (which was sorted by our last day) this was a good hotel for family - Marco the manager could not have been more helpful. Thank you to all the reception staff for their help during our stay. The Perry Family

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff are wonderful and the rooms are clean. It is centrally located to all major sites such as Fisherman's Wharf and Chinatown. Thank you Marco and Lina for making our stay a wonderful and memorable one! They both have made the check in easy and smooth!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

As already stated in other reviews, this hotel is older but the staff and location more than made up for it. Our room was clean, the bed was comfortable and for a five night stay the large mini frig was a real bonus. Safeway is a short walk so you can fill it with fruit, juice and yogurt to add... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We spent five nights here on a recent vacation to San Francisco. The staff are great, super friendly and very helpful all the time. Free parking is rare in San Fran and they have it, you may have to double park and leave your keys at the desk, then they move the car that's in your way when you want... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Comfortable beds. Free WiFi. True continental breakfast. Close to many attractions including crookedest street within walking distance. Close to bus stops. Free parking for one car per room! Clean rooms. Great price for San Francisco with all of these amenities.

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Beautiful homes, beautiful people, and a beautiful backdrop of the Golden Gate Bridge welcome visitors to the Marina. Originally the location for the Panama-Pacific International Exposition in 1915 (whose remnants can be seen at the Palace of Fine Arts), much of the land was filled and flattened to accommodate a world’s fair. That ample space has given way to a jogger’s paradise at the northern edge of the city. With the picturesque bay setting as its backdrop, it’s no surprise that the area has hosted numerous movie productions. Daytime activities focus on café culture and boutique shopping, while the evenings turn this neighborhood into a party-going hotspot.
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