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Great Highway Motor Inn

1234 Great Highway, At Lincoln Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94122
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Ranked #170 of 233 Hotels in San Francisco
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Manhattan, Kansas
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location was great, just a short walk to the beach and park but the exterior and interior was far from good. Both rooms, even though they were non-smoking reeked of cigarettes and marijuana. Beds were pretty comfortable but the blankets and spread were so scratchy and smelly we didn't even use them. If you're someone who plans on spending most... More 

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Rowland Heights
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Checking out colleges in the area and we were only staying a short time. This one was available and close to where we needed to go. Great location: across Ocean Beach and Golden Gate Park. Limited parking near room but restricted street parking available. Overall hotel is run down and outdated. Had difficult time checking in even though we had... More 

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Chico, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Decent hotel for decent price. It worked for a couple day stay. Nice size room. Always found free parking. The breakfast rolls were hard and unediable. The furniture and decor in our room was updated. The room was just barely clean. The walls had lots of marks, mildew in shower. Sheets seemed clean and bed was comfortable.

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Auburn, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Great location, across the street from Golden Gate Park and the beach. I couldn't see the ocean from my second story room but had a view of the dunes. Very flat surface which is easy for walking and biking. There are two portions of this motel. one remodeled and one has not been. I was there because my wife was... More 

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Sacramento, California
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

I stayed here 2 times, a year apart. It was just conveniently located for my purpose (running race in Golden Gate park) but pricey for something this basic and old. I won't stay here any more. I'd rather drive farther and get a better hotel. It does have a fridge and the room is fairly large but the floor is... More 

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Oakley, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

This hotel was the perfect location for me to be at the St Jude Walk at 6:30am. The room was clean and it has a TV, microwave & frig, that's it. No alarm clock, no hair dryer - but that's ok because I knew that ahead of time. I had a 3rd floor room which gave me a little bit... More 

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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The last time we stayed here about a couple of years ago, we just stayed in an ordinary room. This time, we stayed in a room for the disabled. Great room, just a little problem with the front door! The price of the room per night is reasonable!

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Laton, California
17 reviews 17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

I recently had surgery at UCSF and my husband needed a place to stay for a week and a half. Honestly, we stayed here based on the fact that they have a shuttle van that runs to and from the hospital twice a day, Monday - Thursday. The staff is super friendly and accommodating. The motel is an older non-chain... More 

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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

San Francisco is an expensive city, so this hotel might appeal to those looking for a more affordable place to stay. It is close to the ocean and the outside has a weathered look. The rooms are minimalist but do have a small refrigerator and microwave and are spotlessly clean. No elevator and, although every room faces the ocean, even... More 

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Fresno, California
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72 reviews 72 reviews
15 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Quiet, away from the maddening crowd...met our needs: ease of access, easy travel to UCSF Medical Center; inexpensive for SF...simple room adequate for our needs; great for decompressing after a full day at UCSF while watching the ocean across the Great Highway; staff friendly, helpful

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