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2.0 of 5 Motel   |   1565 Broadway, San Francisco, CA 94109 (Nob Hill)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We searched extensively for somewhere to stay in San Francisco, with the emphasis on location. The Castle Inn is within about 20 mins walk of numerous places, including Fishermans Wharf, Little Italy, Chinatown etc. We covered most attractions in our four days by walking, which is the best mode of transport here it seems. The hotel has free parking. We... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed her over the Labor Day weekend. Booked months in advance. The location could not have been better and staff was very helpful with bus schedules and locations. The room however was horrible. Torn carpet, blankets with cigarette burns, beds that felt like giant marshmallows. The a/c didn't work so the only ventilation came from opening the door (scary).... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is a very basic accomodation but in a great location and has everything we needed. The best perk was the free parking that is so difficult to find in San Francisco. It was a great spot to explore the city from.

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Location: I found the location of the Castle Inn excellent. We were a group of girls and had been warned about some sketch areas of San Fran so were relieved to find ourselves in this lovely area of the city. The receptionist told us to buy bus passes, the only thing which turned out to be a waste of money.... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had booked a reservation for mid-October of this year, obviously well in advance. At the time of booking we informed the owner that we would be arriving sometime after 11:00PM. We received a flight change notification and I called the owner to advise that we would not arrive until midnight. When I asked the owner what we could do... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely clean rooms, free parking, walking distance to all the attractions. Friendly staff, in a convenient location. Will definitely stay again. The street artists are fantastic and the tram ride is worth the queueing. Golden gate bridge is a short drive away and you can walk across it.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

The motel has a great location and is really easy to find as just next to Van Ness (101). From there it is easy to walk pretty much anywhere. It has free parking but the parking lots were very busy and beware it isn't easy to park and turn around with large cars as they are quite small. Still we... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

A good location and that free car parking are the main pluses of this place. Clean basic room but thin sheets and towels and no bath plug. It would be good if the window could be secured in a semi-open position to let fresh air in while sleeping; but this is also too hard for most USA motels etc. In... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We stayed in June 2014 for three nights. This is a basic accommodation but exactly what we were expecting as we travel regularly both in the US and abroad and this was not our first time in San Francisco. You just cannot beat the free parking, which is very hard to find in San Francisco! The location is great as... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This was exactly what I was hoping for with our stay here, we have just returned from a long US trip, we travelled from San Francisco over to NYC and then south to Orlando. This was by no means the best hotel we stayed in but I would probably say Marshall (front desk) was the most helpful hotel staff member... More

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Address: 1565 Broadway, San Francisco, CA 94109
Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Nob Hill
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Castle Inn 2*
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Also Known As:
Castle Hotel San Francisco
Castle Motel San Francisco
Castle Inn San Francisco

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Described by guests as "the ideal place to stay in San Francisco," Castle Inn offers beautiful rooms, a fantastic location, and wonderful, friendly service. With FREE PARKING, FREE wireless internet access, in-room coffee, cable TV with HBO, hairdryers, iron/boards, mini-fridge/freezers, microwaves, a/c, and mini-breakfast, you have all of the comforts of home. Perfectly situated for your SF visit, we are within walking distance to Fisherman?s Wharf, Chinatown, Cable Cars, Crookedest Street, and more! ... more   less 
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