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Seal Rock Inn

545 Point Lobos Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94121-1499
Seal Rock Inn
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  • 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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Solana Beach, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We thought this hotel was somewhat historic and a landmark. It may be, but it also is run down and needs updating. The room was basically a bad motel room. Just old decor and seemed dirty and dingy. The shower was re-done but that was it. On the positive side, we had a nice ocean view and it was right... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family was very happy at this hotel and would stay there again. We enjoyed the ocean, beautiful walking trails and scenery after a long day of sightseeing in the city. We took the Geary bus from the hotel to the tourist areas of San Francisco which worked out well. The building and grounds were well kept and the restaurant... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I like this motel. We have stayed previously and are looking forward to staying again in October. It is located up the hill from the Cliff house, ocean views from the 3rd floor (which have fireplaces), and convenient to the city.

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Lebanon, Ohio
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really would love to give this place a five star rating as it appears to be a family-owned enterprise, in a great location. But, I just can't. As it is, the two stars is a bit generous. POSITIVES: - Like many other reviewers have noted -this is a near-perfect location. Partial views of the ocean, walking distance to many... More 

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Gardnerville, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an ocean view room with a fireplace, for under $200. It is really quite a deal for the city. It is an older place, family owned for generations and is not elegant but is quite adequate and the location is great. You can tour the Cliffhouse and Sutro baths by foot, and you are a short ride from... More 

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Los Angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

The hotel rooms' big bank of windows provide picturesque views of the Sutro Heights District. Steps away is the 1.7 mile Land's End Coastal Trail which follows the route of the train that once brought visitors to the Sutro Baths. Now it is a pleasant nature trail. Look for whales & the Golden Gate Bridge. I accidentally ran into a... More 

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Hollywood, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Hard to find affordable places in San Fran but this spot is just right if u don't need lush. Older but newly renovated bathrooms, right across Pacific Ocean with fantastic views, close to Golden Gate Bridge. Can catch the bus to anywhere from the doorstep. Restaurant little pricey but good food. Would come back for sure.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I stayed in the Seal Rock Inn 2 nights during weekend. Took a room in the 3rd floor which has best view of the ocean. Very nice and spacious room. Nice bathroom with large shower. The lobby staff were very courteous. Hotel is situated just across the street from Sutro Heights Park and also not too far from Golden Gate... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Just as many other reviews state: good service; safe; clean and great location. The rooms are a little outdated but have have all the amenities and upgrades where they count. Very clean and quiet. Would stay again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Depends on what you are looking for, but in the city you can't beat the rates here. It is out of the hubbub of downtown, on the oceanfront, great hiking close by and the old bath house ruins below. The café downstairs is one of the best breakfast joints in the city, lived in SFO for years and used to... More 

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