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Great Highway Motor Inn

1234 Great Highway, At Lincoln Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94122
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Midvale, Utah, United States
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39 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were in San Francisco for a vacation and opted not to stay downtown. The Great Highway Inn is walking distance to Ocean Beach. It is also just a block and a half from the MUNI line on Judas St. which was nice, as that is how we got downtown. Our room was comfortable and it was obvious that improvements... More 

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GreatHighwayInn, Manager at Great Highway Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Jill G; Thank you for your kind comments. They will be posted for the staff to read. (We'll see if we can't find a solution to the blinds.) Michael More 

Roseville, California
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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in town for a lacrosse tournament and the location is excellent if you are visiting Golden Gate Park/Beach Chalet. It is walking distance to the park and Ocean Beach. We had a room in the older building. The walls had peeling paint and marks/stains on them. There were wires running up and down the walls. The place served... More 

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Del Mar, California
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38 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

The room actually has two parts, including a living room which is separate from the bedroom. The property is not new but in a great location by the beach. Some (not all) rooms have an ocean view. You could walk to a streetcar station. The only issue I had was the free wifi was not working well for me. Enjoyed... More 

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GreatHighwayInn, Manager at Great Highway Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. We will post your encouraging review for viewing by the staff. We are striving to improve the property and deliver a memorable guest experience. This is confirmation that our efforts are not in vain. More 

Toronto, Canada
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23 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015 via mobile

There was some type of conference happening in San Francisco so not many affordable options were left - yeah this place had a prime beach location, but was pretty far away if you are a tourist looking to do things in the city and different neighbourhoods. It was like a $20 uber/$35 cab ride to get downtown where all the... More 

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Grenoble, France
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Nice and big rooms, at least in the part of the hotel that was renovated. Close to the beach, free parking, close to the tramway. But : - There was nearly no breakfast (only coffee with some pastries without a table to sit. - The toilet was clogged when we arrived, and the guy at the lobby was reluctant to... More 

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East Amherst, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

About the best to be said about the Great Highway Inn is that it's right across the street from the beach in the Outer Sunset part of town. It's also located just below Golden Gate Park and north of the SF Zoo. Transportation to crosstown/downtown destinations on the MUNI is easy from the N train at Judah two blocks south.... More 

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Sacramento
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17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

I decided the day before to visit someone and called the hospital for hotels that were close, this one was the only one opened and found it on Expedia. It was rated 2 stars, it was 5.5 miles from UCSF and was easy to find. I paid $167 plus fees, so it was about $185. Next time I will go... More 

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Copperopolis, CA
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

In our recent stay for seven nights at The Great Highway Inn at 1234 The Great Highway in San Francisco, CA my wife and I would say that this hotel has none of the amenities expected in the most modest hotel or motel. For the price paid it is substantially lacking. The rooms were not clean, the outside walkway to... More 

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

The room I got was in the half of the hotel that looks older. It was still nice inside aside from the lumpy bed. It is walking distance to the beach and a brewery. There's NO ice machine or vending machines, However, it DID have a refrigerator and ice tray as well as a microwave. I stayed there for a... More 

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Lodz, Poland
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19 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The best thing about this hotel is the the view - right to sunset on the Pacific ocean, very close to Golden Bridge Park. Second thing was the price :) they do not tell this, but two bed room is actually an apartment, which was perfect for four of us. The worst thing was the breakfast, which was a joke.... More 

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