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545 Point Lobos Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94121-1499 (The Richmond)
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Ranked #118 of 236 Hotels in San Francisco
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed here about twenty years ago and was very impressed with the good value back then. When I began returning to San Francisco repeatedly last year, I decided to give it another try. I was so impressed that literally nothing has changed. It is hard to keep a good thing going consistently. It is old school, as in the... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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15 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From out of the past comes the Seal Rock Inn, a little shabby on the outside, but clean, with very comfortable beds and modern bathrooms, and, from the third floor, ocean views. Right out at the end of Los Lobos at 48th, across the street from Land's end section of the national park, by the ruins of the Sutro Baths.... More

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La Mesa, CA
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126 reviews 126 reviews
20 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great inn for the budget minded traveler in San Francisco! It's hard to find rooms for less than $200 a night, but Seal Rock Inn can do it! We had an ocean view room on the 3rd floor, complete with fireplace. The restaurant attached to the inn is very good, also. We ate 2 breakfasts and one... More

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Kings Beach, California, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I live in Lake Tahoe CA and am used to luxurious. I have to travel to sf for business at least once a month and on this trip, I went without my wife and 2 kids. Instead of paying 400 for a hotel in Union Square (where my wife likes to stay), I chose to stay near the beach so... More

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Mena, Arkansas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The Seal Rock is an older hotel. It has lots of character, great views and a wonderful staff. The hotel is far away from the main hub of the city though it is on the bus route (as in the buses are parked across from the hotel at practically all hours). It was a bit noisy from time to time... More

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Vallejo, California
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5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

As a native San Franciscan, my favorite area is what's known as the "Outsidelands" at the far western edge of the City. Now that we live outside San Francisco, my husband and I stay at Seal Rock Inn once or twice a year. The location is ideal for a getaway to this part of town, away from the noise and... More

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calhoun, GA
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110 reviews 110 reviews
56 hotel reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Our kids desperately wanted to swim in their pool, but we got varying stories why it would never open. Free wifi and free parking in San Fran, coupled with being in a marvelous area right next to the Pacific. Dated furnishings and so forth, but that's not why you're checking this one out...an absolute refreshing experience by offering free parking... More

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Cumming, Georgia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

In an expensive city to stay during any season, Seal Rock Inn is still the best "bang for your buck" The rooms are spacious and always clean, and the parking is available for free. It's also within walking distance of the Ocean and Golden Gate Park. Very quiet part of the city and their restaurant has great breakfasts and lunches.... More

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Vancouver, Washington
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

My husband and I wanted to book a room for one night, the hotel WILL not make any exception to there minimum 2 night stay. First time we called, the person at the desk said to call in the morning to see if they would except our one night stay. So we called in the morning,it is no surprise that... More

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Nortre Califonkneeonee
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102 reviews 102 reviews
20 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Been going here for years---Why? 1, Free parking- yes free parking in San Francisco. Never a problem or theft for me- great neighborhood. 2. Clean always- steady improvements,not allowed to run down. New windows do a good job of cutting road/bus noise. 3. A pool- yes a pool in San Francisco- what a rarity! 4. Near Cliff house, Sutro Baths,... More

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Additional Information about Seal Rock Inn

Address: 545 Point Lobos Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94121-1499
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Location: United States > California > San Francisco > The Richmond
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 27
Also Known As:
Seal Rock Hotel San Francisco
Seal Rock San Francisco
Seal Rock Inn San Francisco

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