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2.0 of 5 Motel   |   2265 Lombard St., San Francisco, CA 94123
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Ranked #206 of 236 hotels in San Francisco
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I really could enjoy the free parking, as I went from there to just about anywhere on foot. This is a budget motel, and you get what you pay for,, but the place is comfortable enough and quite quiet, despite the location. The quality of a place is also how welcome you feel and I really enjoyed the team's friendliness... More

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Madrid, Spain
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40 reviews 40 reviews
13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Very close to everything, no more than 35 minutes walking to the pier, Alcatraz or union square, really cool area, the street parallel to that one is full of restaurants and places for a drink or a coffee, quiet and clean, free parking, is not posh, but is good value for what you pay, in the same street, if you... More

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Rocky P, Guest Relations Manager at Surf Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your glowing review of your stay with us at Surf motel. We pride ourselves on clean and comfortable rooms, so we are happy you enjoyed your stay with us. You are so right about having a perfect location as we are within walking distance of several of the great venues. You have outlined several that are close... More

Katy,TX
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Stayed here because the Capri was booked up. I just wanted a room to shower and sleep in the night before my flight home and the Surf gave me that. the two employees I dealt with, Joe and Suny, were excellent. Had trouble opening the door and getting the TV on but Suny came up quickly and got things straightened... More

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Rocky P, Guest Relations Manager at Surf Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your stay with us at Surf motel. We have an awesome location and we have a high priority of providing a clean and comfortable room for our guests. We are so glad you enjoyed your short stay with us and we invite you to come back and stay with us the next time you are in... More

Newport, United Kingdom
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179 reviews 179 reviews
51 hotel reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

Cheapest motel we could find with free parking but rooms are the smallest we have ever seen. There are plenty of good places to eat nearby and you can walk to the marina and fisherman's wharf pretty easily. There are busses nearby too that will take you straight into the downtown and china town. No fridge or microwave in the... More

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Rocky P, Guest Relations Manager at Surf Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us at Surf motel. We do offer a great location and clean and comfortable rooms for our guests. As you were able to utilize we have so many wonderful venues within walking distance and public transportation too. We appreciate you choosing our motel and invite you to come back... More

Pasig, Rizal, Philippines
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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

I somehow have a little bit of mixed emotions when I stayed here. First was the check-in process, the front desk clerk didn't want to accommodate 5 of us and we were willing to pay extra. We ended up on a bigger room with a kitchenette. Getting all of our luggage to the 2nd floor was a little bit of... More

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Rocky P, Guest Relations Manager at Surf Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your stay with us at Surf motel. We always love to hear from our guests! You are so right when you talk about our location, as it is one of the best around since we are within walking distance of great venues that surround us. We pride ourselves on clean and comfortable rooms so to hear... More

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Pleasantly surprised by the surf motel - the reviews make it sound like a dump but it's really quite comfortable and the parking and breakfast are a real bonus. Wifi was quite slow but wasn't a massive problem for us. We had a double room which was a comfortable size and the others we were visiting with got one of... More

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Rocky P, Guest Relations Manager at Surf Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of your stay with us at Surf motel. We love hearing glowing reports of how our property looks to our guests and we appreciate the fact you also included your opinion of what other guests had wrote about their stay!! We do always want to provide a clean and comfortable room for our guests and... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Doing a 10 day road trip through California. Stayed here day 5, was the worst place we ever stayed throughout the whole trip. No TV remote, but staff brought a spare to the room, toilet is extremely loud flushing, shower is nice, location is okay, exterior of building very aged, no fridge or any kitchen accessories anywhere in the room,... More

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Rocky P, Guest Relations Manager at Surf Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your stay with us at Surf motel. Our location is amazing as we have lots of different venues within walking distance for our guests. Also we offer clean and comfortable rooms for a reasonable rate and have the beach very close so our guests don't have to drive and look for a parking spot. We look... More

Eastvale, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

unless you like screaming homeless crazy people outside your motel. the mattress felt like a boxspring , sex stained blankets,spent over 85 bucks for a sleepless nigh.breakfast was good , white guy at desk was very nice and helpful,asian guy was an idiot. Please hire better maids ,they must be blind.they need to update the beds ASAP

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Rocky P, Guest Relations Manager at Surf Motel, responded to this review

Thank you taking the time to review your stay with us at Surf motel. Your comments are taken seriously and will be forwarded to our General Manager and Owner. Please accept our apology for your many issues you dealt with while staying with us. It is our goal to provide clean and comfortable rooms for a reasonable rate for our... More

Calgary, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

I rated this hotel a 1 because -10 wasn't an option. We chose this motel as a last resort late at night when every other place we went to was full. Upon entering the room we were greeted with the smell of an old, mildewy basement. The room felt moist and cold. When we closed the door I noticed that... More

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Rocky P, Guest Relations Manager at Surf Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of your stay with us at Surf motel. It is a priority for us, as I have stated before, to offer clean and comfortable rooms for our guests and to hear of your recounting of the many issues you found in your room will not be taken lightly I can assure you. I will be... More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

stayed here for 2 nights. hotel room was worn out. front door looked liked it had been kicked. bathroom wasnt great and bed was average, its ok for the price and would do if stuck for one night. its location was handy and guy at front desk was very helpful. decent breakfast for free. overall it was safe and quiet... More

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Rocky P, Guest Relations Manager at Surf Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of your stay with us at Surf motel. We appreciate our guests comments especially if there are needs or issues to deal with as you are so important to us! Our priority is providing clean and comfortable rooms for our guests. Our location is amazing offering so many venues for our guests enjoyment as well.... More

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Address: 2265 Lombard St., San Francisco, CA 94123
Location: United States > California > San Francisco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Surf Motel 2*
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