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Columbus Motor Inn

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1075 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133
Columbus Motor Inn
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bangor, Maine
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227 reviews 227 reviews
143 hotel reviews
157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I would not normally see the point of writing the 956th review of any place, but I'll make an exception for the Columbus Motor Inn; for it offers remarkable value ($128/night, with free parking) in this expensive city, and an ideal North Beach location. Given these advantages, I expected some kind of econo-lodge, but instead had a spacious, nicely furnished... More 

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Tampa, FL
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83 reviews 83 reviews
20 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is in a very convenient location and has free parking. The rooms are definitely dated. About the only amenity beside free parking is the coffeepot. We stayed in an amazing hotel the night before, so maybe I'm too critical.Our room was streetside, and it was noisy. I thought the room/hotel could have been cleaner. My husband said he... More 

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Rochester, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a no frills motel and great place to stay. We have stayed here on 2 separate occasions each for only a night. This is a clean, comfortable place to stay with no major amenities but one major draw, Free Parking! Good location, coffee pot for morning.... Thats all we needed. For longer stays I would choose another hotel... More 

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Houston, Texas
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315 reviews 315 reviews
24 hotel reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For the price and the things you get such as free parking and free wifi and the size of the room, you can't beat this hotel. We had 3 queen size beds for our room with 4 adults and one room was separated from the other which was nice to have.

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Central Norway, Norway
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed twice in this hotel during this spring and have only positive impressions. The hotel has a fantastic location, being at a fairly quite part of Columbus avenue, but close to the cable cars' end stop and the Fisherman's wharf. Nearby the hotel you find Bimbo's 365 Club with live jazz and rock music, which is really worth visiting.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Columbus Inn for 2 nights in April. Granted it is not the Ritz, but the room was clean and beds were comfortable. Free parking was a major plus. We parked our vehicle and walked everywhere we desired to go. Only 4 blocks to Fisherman's Wharf, and only blocks away from Chinatown and Little Italy. Air conditioning... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our third stay at the Columbus Motor Inn; we chose to return because of the good location and free parking. The rooms are dated, but clean (except for the stained carpets). This time we were placed in a 2nd floor room facing the street; we heard the guests from the upper floor, but that didn't bother us too... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As title this is best value for money in area. The room is clean although don't expect modern environment. House keeping did good job! Our room was well appointed and clean although did smell a bit frowsty. Although you get used to it! The staff at front desk in morning we're welcoming although older gentleman in late afternoon was very... More 

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Mitchell, Ontario
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 hotel reviews
176 helpful votes 176 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose this hotel mainly because of the free parking but quickly realized that it was also a great location. We stayed for four nights and found we had easy walking access to just about everything. Our room was a king room on the third floor facing Columbus Ave and loved the view. We had the fan running at night... More 

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Portsmouth, Rhode Island
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we spent 2 nights here as a return trip to our honeymoon city. I chose this place for the FREE parking ( something that is impossible in San Francisco) , location, location and location. This hotel is walking distance to many things that you want to do in SF. It is right across the the street from 2 great bars!... More 

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