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Seal Rock Inn

545 Point Lobos Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94121-1499
Seal Rock Inn
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Modesto
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108 reviews 108 reviews
9 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great location! This hotel is across from the beach. Our view room, that cost more, had a small view of the ocean. The room was huge, but the furniture was very old. If you like showers, this room had a huge, remodeled shower! The commode and shower were in one area, and the sink was outside of it. That's very... More 

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Los Angeles
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You can't beat the location or the price at this "vintage" feeling motel. Although a bit shabby and dated, the rooms are clean and spacious. You can't beat the view and the location at Land's End. Just a short walk to the most spectacular views and hiking paths in San Francisco. Also the added convenience of free parking and a... More 

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Bexley, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This simple old motel is just across the street from Sutro Heights and the Cliff House. The accommodations are not luxurious but they are clean and modern. The cafe is a destination for neighborhood brunchers on the weekend and is worth a detour just for the food. There is not much out in this neighborhood but the views and the... More 

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Chandler, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here in October 2014 for 3 nights and had a 3rd floor room. I could see the ocean a bit looking out the window. Decor is dated - but may actually be an attempt at retro. Looked like the 60's. It was clean and pretty quiet. There is a courtyard that is nice to sit in on the... More 

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Poway, California
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14 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had always wanted to stay here and are glad we did. However, this place is not for everyone. We stayed on the top (third) floor, in a room facing the ocean and on the bus route street. We did NOT notice any noise, though, and our nights were very quiet. The windows look new, very soundproof and we had... More 

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Yonkers, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

The Seal Rock Inn’s greatest advantage is its location. It is in a district known as the Outer Richmond and from a number of its rooms you can see the Pacific Ocean. Across the street is the engaging Sutro Park. The Cliff House, an elegant restaurant, is within walking distance, as well as an enormous beach, which is popular with... More 

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Columbia, Missouri, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Search "budget hotels" in San Francisco and your options will be communal accommodations or the Tenderloin. In the same price range as these places is the Seal Rock Inn, located across from Lands End on the Ocean and with quick and easy bus access to the entire City (be sure to get on the 38L, not the regular 38!). Our... More 

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Monterey, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We had the last room and it had a queen bed with 2 twins. The room was outdated and the twin beds looked like something from the 70's with stains on covers. I think they save this for larger families but it was near the VA hospital which where we needed to go. It smelled like dirty socks but the... More 

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Carrollton, Texas, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Stayed there for 3 nights this past weekend. Comfortable room. Remodelled bathroom. The fireplace was a nice touch. My first night there was a little chilly and the fireplace warmed up the room quick. Thermostat adjusted. Third floor with ocean view. Bus stop didn't bother me. Easy access to Louis' and The Cliff House. Easy walk to my daughter's house.... More 

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San Francisco, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

I took my mother who uses a wheelchair and walker to this hotel for three nights. All rooms need to be accessed by a elevator which was fine for her. Most of the rooms have amazing views! They have updated the bathrooms and the mini bar areas. Being on the main patio makes you feel like you're at a summer... More 

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