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545 Point Lobos Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94121-1499 (The Richmond)
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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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Poway, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars NEW

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
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
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
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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 The room was outdated and the twin beds looked like something from the 70's with stains on covers.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
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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43 reviews 43 reviews
19 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
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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Berkeley, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

If you like the ocean, if you want to explore the old Sutro Baths or the Cliff House or see the Golden Gate Bridge from Land's End, if you like the convenience of a 24-hour bus right across the street from where you're staying that'll hook you up with every other place in the city, and you don't want to... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We try to visit San Francisco every year. Last three years we have came directly to Seal Rock Inn when we arrive in town. it is the perfect quiet place before diving directly into city crowds.The newly renovated bathrooms are great-rainfall showers-beautiful area to walk around and look at the ocean. You can hop on the #38 bus right across... More 

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Auburn, CA
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We were on our 36th anniversary weekend with plans to spend the majority of it at the museums in Golden Gate Park. PROS: Great restaurant! Loved the location - very convenient to Golden Gate Park and the ocean. FREE COVERED PARKING. Very large room and good for a family. The bathroom was recently renovated and very nice. The staff, even... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We will go back to this motel every time as they went out of their way to provide us rooms, even though we had to move from one room to the next, so I could have back surgery Fort Miley VA Medical Center. The staff is wonderful, the restaurant has great food. they took care of my husband while I... More 

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Additional Information about Seal Rock Inn

Address: 545 Point Lobos Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94121-1499
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
Hotel Style:
#4 Best Value Hotel in San Francisco

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