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545 Point Lobos Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94121-1499 (The Richmond)
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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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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I've stayed here dozens of times- the rooms are clean and comfy- nice setting- safe neighborhood- and FREE PARKING in SF! Be sure and ask for the corner room on 2nd or 3rd floor for the best ocean views! Restaurant downstairs is good- large portions

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San Francisco, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014 via mobile

The hotel is a good option for value-minded travelers. However, there is no night manager, so if something goes wrong (like an extremely loud TV next door, as happened with my brother), you are out of luck. If you call the desk you are instructed to call 911 if it's an emergency. The coffee shop has hearty egg breakfasts, but... More

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Springfield, Illinois
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39 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Seal Rock Inn is a good choice for your San Francisco visit if: you want free parking, you don't mind riding bus for an hour or so to see sights, you like nature, and you appreciate authenticity. It is a bad choice if you expect luxury. Rooms and common areas are dated and perhaps a bit shabby but clean. Bathroom... More

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8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

We stayed in the top-floor corner suite for a quick getaway and enjoyed the room and the premises very much. I stay in enough generic, commercialized, beige properties through travel in a year. This place has character, both internally and as part of the neighborhood. On-site cafe served a terrific breakfast. Close to Ocean Beach and Golden Gate Park. Definitely... More

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San Clemente, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

I just spent a full week at Seal Rock Inn, and I was thoroughly impressed with many aspects of my experience there. This place is Old School, in the very best sense of the term. It has a real personality, charm, aura and presence to it. Primarily drawn to the place because I am a huge Hunter S. Thompson fan... More

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San Diego
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25 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

We stayed here in five years ago and were pleased to discover that the hotel has upgraded the rooms since we were there last. We were in a spacious room with queen bed and sofas that doubled as two twin beds. The room was really a suite, with kitchenette. There was also a folding divider/wall to separate the sleeping areas.... More

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

Within 25 minutes of checking into the room, our 2 year old found a red capsule which turned out to be a muscle relaxer. Anyone want to guess at what the consequences could have been if this child had ingested this pill without anyone seeing him? The reaction from this hotel was pathetic and disgusting - They blamed their former... More

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Fort Bragg, California, United States
19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

There were three medical appts. scheduled for over 2 days and late on the first day , staying in SF is such an ordeal so we usually stay on the other side of the Golden Gate , but I just did not want to drive back & forth , since the appts were at VA , I looked for the... More

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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

My wife and I stayed here 3nights in Sept 2013 and the only drawback was due to there location food was resigned to a Walgreens 4blocks away.Other than that we'll stay here anytime we visit SF.Nice clean rooms some with ocean views,elevator ,microwave,and fridge.Location was literally at Lands end,but the 38L stopped right outside our motel,and with the help our... More

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Gatesville, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

My husband and I spent 5 days this past week at the Seal Rock Inn. If you are interested in a nice, quiet, clean, low keyed place to stay this is your hotel! It was built sometime in the 50's from what I am told and still has the old charm. It is located at Land's End and right across... More

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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): $$
Also Known As:
Seal Rock Hotel San Francisco
Seal Rock San Francisco
Seal Rock Inn San Francisco

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