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Columbus Motor Inn

1075 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133
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Columbus Motor Inn
Ranked #29 of 236 hotels in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had a great stay here with my friends. The staff are nice and the rooms are simple but clean. It's the perfect location for sight-seeing around San Francisco. It's an easy walk to the piers and there are a lot of great Italian restaurants in the area.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great location, about 10 min walk to Fisherman's Wharf, Ghirardelli Square, cable cars, and about 15 mins to Alcatraz ferry and to North Beach (Little Italy). Free parking is really key as other motels in area charge ~$40/day. Yes, you can get lots of places by public transit and on foot, but a car is much better for driving the... More

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Johns Creek, Georgia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

So, its not fancy and there are not a lot of perks, but, the price is great for SF, the rooms are clean (we got a 2 room suite for family harmony), the entire staff is friendly, parking is free, wifi is free, and the location was perfect for our family trip. Thanks to the free parking, we took advantage... More

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Agoura, California
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66 reviews 66 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This motel is centrally located. You can walk to the fishermans wharf, the cable car($12), and the Alcatraz tour pier. A quick bus ride ($2), or cab will get you everywhere else. There is a drug store right next door, and a Trader Joes 2 blocks away. Free parking is the best value. No refridgerator in rooms. Dark drapes allowed... More

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Sydney
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Columbus Motor Inn is fantastic value and well located. We were happy with the room size and free parking. The rooms dont have a fridge but you can hire one for $5 a night if you nedd one. There is an ice machine and vending machine near the elevator. This hotel isn't the Ritz but a clean and comfortable... More

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New Jersey
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have to admit that I was a little worried because the price was so incredibly reasonable. However, we were very pleased with our stay and would definitely stay here again if in the area. The location is fantastic; we were able to walk to many attractions and nearby restaurants with ease. The decor was updated and newer. Rooms were... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I and our three daughters thoroughly enjoyed our stay here for several reasons. First, our room was spacious, very clean, fresh, and comfortable. We were particularly impressed with the soft and unusually clean carpet. Second, the two male attendants at the front desk were kind, professional, and helped us with everything we needed including directions, ideas, luggage,... More

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Jarvisburg, North Carolina
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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stay here, as we were able to walk nearly everywhere we wanted to visit. We were only in San Fran a short period of time, so this hotel really helped us make the most of that time. This hotel is literally two blocks away from the cable car and walking distance to the wharf, the Alcatraz ferry,... More

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Reno, Nevada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed 2 nights at the Columbus Motor Inn. Facility is near everything - we were able to walk almost everywhere we wanted to visit, including Fisherman's Wharf, Pier 39 and Ghirardelli’s Square. Also great was the proximity to transit lines for places a little too far to walk. The property is older but well maintained and the staff was very... More

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Essex, UK
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our stay at the Columbus Motor Inn. Unfortunately we had to drive there, which is an experience in itself in San Francisco! We were stuck in an hour’s worth of traffic and then found we couldn’t turn left to get to our hotel. Not the hotel’s fault, but just bear in mind that the hotel is quite... More

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What travelers say

  • FREE parking(30)
  • Cable car(28)
  • Great location(20)
  • North beach(12)
  • Fishermans Wharf(10)
  • Friendly and helpful(5)
  • Flat screen TV(5)
  • Rooms are clean(3)
  • Golden gate bridge(3)
  • Would definitely stay(3)

Additional Information about Columbus Motor Inn

Address: 1075 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133
Location: United States > California > San Francisco
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
#3 Best Value Hotel in San Francisco
#22 Family Hotel in San Francisco
#33 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Columbus Motor Hotel San Francisco
Columbus Motor Hotel
Columbus Hotel San Francisco
Columbus Motel San Francisco
Columbus Motor Inn San Francisco

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