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2690 46th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94116 (Sunset)
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Ocean Park Motel
Ranked #42 of 236 hotels in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Jose, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

This is a very interesting place that some people will love and some people will hate. It's a retro motel in a really funky part of San Francisco. It is 2 blocks from the Pacific and you feel like you are in another world. We only stayed for one night. I had wanted a room with one bed and when... More

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Paia, Hawaii
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

We're a french family and stayed at the ocean park motel for 3 nights- It's a really nice and very clean place. Owners are very very sweet and very helpful, even the staff cleaning were fantastic h We definitively recommand this perfect place where you can walk to the beach in 2 minutes and watch the surf- Awesome! thanks Mark... More

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Valparaiso, Indiana
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32 reviews 32 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013 via mobile

Circa 1939 decor was unique and welcoming. Location to transportation was excellent. The room was a double queen and very clean. Kitchenette was small along with the shower/bathroom. The owners were very courteous and made sure your needs were met on all levels. Decor was original and suitable for the 1930s and 40s, however, if you are looking for a... More

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Sedona, Arizona
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

Cozy and charming, with a quiet, special flower garden area. Delightful. Recommended by friends that are locals, I would stay again at the Ocean Park Motel. Chester, Jack, Mark & Vickie were the pleasant difference. And so close to the beach, coffee shops and ol' John's Ocean Beach Diner! Chan in Sedona.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

I remember the early years of motor hotels (AKA motels), and the Ocean Park Motel is a beautifully-maintained slice of history that is bound to bring nostalgic sighs from old folks like me. My husband and I spent four nights in an upstairs suite with 2 queen beds that was roomy enough to be an apartment. The small, incredibly cute... More

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Carmichael, California
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62 reviews 62 reviews
40 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

My husband and I met a group of friends at the Ocean Park Motel and had a wonderful weekend in San Francisco. The motel is cozy and charming, well maintained and comfortable. It's also a visual delight and located only two blocks from the beach near the zoo and a short walk to Java Beach. I highly recommend this vintage... More

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beijing, china
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

First I'd like to say that this is definitely NOT the place to stay if you are expecting McHotel. It is not a chain hotel, and it clearly does not aspire to provide that kind of experience. The Ocean Park Motel is a labor of love, a "mom and pop" kind of place, and an increasingly rare slice of San... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Checked in for a couple of nights to visit San Francisco, had a great couple of days, Didn't stay in our room very much, but had a couple of great nights sleep. Room is a little small, but comfortable and clean. Some one recommended a room to the back of the of the hotel on 2nd floor. Good recommendation, otherwise... More

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Kemah, TX
2 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We found this motel last year when searching for an alternative to our usual place in the Japanese district. Due to multiple events in the city, that motel tripled in price. Changing weekends wasn't an option because our reason for coming to SF was to attend Hardly Strictly Bluegrass. This is not a luxury hotel and isn't for everyone, but... More

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Tucson
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

We enjoyed this place and it was clean and staff was great. But we chose to hang closer to the city and ended up in Marina District hotel which was just a little higher priced where we could walk to everything. We would rather walk than ride a bus everywhere but that is out personal preference.

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Address: 2690 46th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94116
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Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Sunset
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Ocean Park Hotel San Francisco
Ocean Park San Francisco

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#2 Best Value Hotel in San Francisco #30 Family Hotel in San Francisco
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
San Francisco's first motel is an award-winning Art Deco gem where guests enjoy our secluded garden Jacuzzi after a whirl of downtown attractions. Family friendly rates in a variety of rooms, some with full kitchens. Dogs are welcome and enjoy Ocean Beach and nearby Fort Funston. Entirely non-smoking, with free parking, local calls, and internet. Twenty minutes' drive to airport or downtown, with downtown streetcar at door. Near UCSF, SFSU, Golden Gate Park; opposite beach/zoo. ... more   less 
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