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545 Point Lobos Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94121-1499 (The Richmond)
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Seal Rock Inn
Ranked #109 of 234 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
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Seattle
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2011

I've stayed there many times, since I now live in Seattle and go down several times a year to visit my best friend, who lives about a mile away in the Richmond District. There are no other hotels nearby. Recently, they have renovated a few of the rooms. But is is true that the place is generally very funky. The... More 

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Northern Virginia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2011

Reserved a room at Seal Rock based on its location....arrived to find it was a charming old-style hotel...with stunning views, a nice pool/patio/gathering area, and a great little restaurant on-site. However we were disappointed with the room....for though it was spacious, with a great fireplace and updated bathroom, the overall feel of the room was extremely outdated! A change of... More 

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Eureka ca
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2011

Enjoyed our stay last week at this hotel.Great staff great location. A hotel in the classic 50's motif. A little shabby for the money, but SF has always been overpriced. Glad to be away from bustle of downtown. Will stay again if possible.

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Oakland, California
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24 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2011

Good location if you want to be away from downtown, and older more interesting parts of San Francisco but close to Golden Gate Park. Reservation and check-in in is brusque. Web site advertises the pool which is closed until further notice. Reservations can only be made by phone. 1 night deposit required. Cancellation before 72 hours has 5% fee. Restaurant... More 

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Tegucigalpa, Honduras
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2011

We chose the Seal Rock Inn for its proximity to the Cliff House where we were attending a wedding. The front desk folks are not particularly friendly, but did allow us to check in an hour early. Our room was huge which was great after being in a tiny room in the heart of the city with our toddler. He... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2011

We stayed at the Seal Rock Inn for 4 nights. We choose a corner room with a queen bed and two twin size beds. It had a sink and coffee pot. The room was large and the bathroom looked newly remodeled. It had a nice shower. Also, we had breakfast in the restaurant. It was excellent. It's near the ocean,... More 

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Northern California
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2011

My family stayed here for one night so we didn't need anything fancy, but still. We booked one of the "basic rooms", #102. It was spacious with a queen bed and 2 twins, but there was weirdness. First of all, the twin beds were throwbacks to the 70's. They doubled as the sofa and chairs. We had to pull them... More 

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Monte Rio, Calif.
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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2011

I have been here many times, mostly on the third floor with the fireplace. Once I got one with a kitchenette. In January my husband had to have open heart surgery and we now live in Sonoma County although my brother still has the family home in the sunset district. But, my step-daughter was coming and I thought I should... More 

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Cresent City, CA
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2011

This isn't the type of hotel/motel you go to if your on a bussiness trip its better suited to families or couples that what a comfortable, clean, cute, and safe place to spend some time. It is a nice place to return to when you cannot go back home after a long day. I love the enclosed patio area it... More 

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west marin
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2010

Beware: The SF MUNI buses turn around here and keep their motors running until the next route -- seemed constant! The rooms' entry floor was filthy, the baseboards thick with dust and dirt, the bathroom shower curtain had a moldy smell, the walls near waste bin had residue from others' trash that missed. So, we called to have our room... 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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