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2.0 of 5 Motel   |   1565 Broadway, San Francisco, CA 94109 (Nob Hill)
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Ranked #98 of 236 hotels in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
23 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked 3 nights for my stay in SF Booked here on the basis of price and ratings I was not disappointed, Checkin was very efficient- I was given a map and major sights/ landmarks noted. It was clear that the castle was in a great location- just of Van Ness, on a major bus route and made the main sights... More

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Tirgu Mures, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My stay at Castle Inn was really great. it is very close to the bus station, and arriving earlier than the check-in time I had no problem leaving my suitcase at the front desk. The hotel is very close to Van Ness Avenue, one of San Fran's main streets, the Marina is a 20 minute walk, Chinatown and other neighborhoods... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had two nights on a short trip in San Francisco, The hotel suited us due to the proximity to all the major places, the most important was the parking and reasonable price. The hotel staff was kind and helped us to orient ourselves in places of entertainment close to the hotel.

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Sacramento, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room was very spacious, included a mini fridge, dressing area, and a fresh pleasent smell. Clean, quiet, and safe FREE parking. You can't ask for more than that in San Francisco. For the price this is a top notch place to stay! We will be back and I would refer friends.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved staying here, the staff were so friendly and helpful. It's a nice safe location close to restaurants and bars, about a half hour walk to pier 39. We stayed upstairs which was nice and quiet, free parking was great. Rooms were comfortable and clean, no complaints :)

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Reno, Nevada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our stay at the Castle Inn was fabulous. We lived on Russian Hill for 20 years, so we were familiar with the neighborhood, and the location is terrific. Not only that, free parking, under cover, is guaranteed. Those things alone are worth the price in San Francisco, but in the Castle Inn, the room was comfortable and the service quite... More

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Niceville, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We booked at this Inn on 4-Mar-2014 for 2 nights, awesome stay excecpt the a/c didn't work in room 114. Other than that the room was awesome, clean and 1 floor up from the office on the side. There was free parking below us and right in front was another building with few windows and it was very quiet. The... More

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at the Castle Inn in San Fran for three nights, the hotel is tucked away off the street on Broadway situated close to Chinatown and within walking distance of the Fishermans Wharf and Polk St which is great for cheap dinners and close to loads of cosy and friendly local bars. Our room was very clean with a... More

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San Francisco, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

There's no need to use 3rd party sites to book this hotel. The owner is very helpful and knowledgeable of the area. It's centrally located and close to public transportation. We walked to Lombard street and from the cable car museum. You can't beat the FREE parking! Clean, spacious, comfortable rooms with refrigerator and microwave, did not smell stale, great... More

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Seminary, Mississippi, United States
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014 via mobile

Friendly staff and clean rooms make this well kept secret a place to stay when in San Fran. If you are on a budget or just would like to save money, stay here on your next trip. Great neighborhood, clean rooms and continental breakfast. Cant go wrong here. THANK YOU Castle Inn, you made our trip to San Francisco very... More

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Additional Information about Castle Inn

Also Known As:
Castle Hotel
Castle Hotel San Francisco
Castle Motel San Francisco
Castle Inn San Francisco
Address: 1565 Broadway, San Francisco, CA 94109
Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Nob Hill
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
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Ranked #98 of 236 hotels in San Francisco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Castle Inn 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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