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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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Olmsted Falls, OH
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55 reviews
29 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012 via mobile

To give this five stars would be to impugn my rater credibility. Lack of updating in the rooms ( though you can imagine this place being pretty "in" back in the Ann-Margaret/Dean Martin era) make it three star. But for my purposes, it rated five. Had an excellent stay! Do come here if you'd like to get away from the... More 

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Sonoma County
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012

Retro chic hotel with three floor. Our room was on the first floor and we walked up to it as the first floor is above the parking area. Plenty of free parking with in and out ease. Opened the window blinds and discovered a partial view of the ocean which was an unexpected delight. The room was very big and... More 

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Richmond,Virginia
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23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

I picked the Seal Rock Inn for a stay of a couple days in SF. I had driven by it many times previously as it's just a block or two from Cliff House. The location was a big factor as it is close to Lands End, hiking, birding, plus it's an easy drive to see family from there. The room... More 

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Rohnert Park, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

We chose the Seal Rock Inn because of its price and its proximity to the two attractions we would be visiting that weekend; the California Academy of Sciences, and the Legion of Honor art museum. On the plus side: * The parking was free (a rarity in SF!) * The room had a partial view of the ocean. * There... More 

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Fresno, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

It's a great quiet location, which is the ONLY reason we stay there. Oh... plus there's no extra fee to park in their off-street lot, that's good! The rooms are just okay.... really need to be cleaned better and refreshed. The windows (inside) were dirty with little kid hand prints. The covers on the twin beds were dirty. The rug... More 

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Sedona, AZ
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42 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2012

We picked this property primarily for it's location near family who live in the Sunset area. It isn't fancy, but the room we had was very large with a kitchenette and an ocean view. The bath looked to have been recently renovated. Because of the age of the property, electrical outlets were not easy to come by. We ate in... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2012

The Seal Rock Inn in San Francisco is a great find right by the beach! This is an intimate property with convenient parking, super friendly reception/service, and you can see the ocean. The rooms are large, clean, and comfy with a small fridge and microwave and there's a divider between the bedroom and the living room. When we asked for... More 

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San Francisco
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2012

We were looking for somewhere to stay in the city while picking up a family member arriving at SFO late at night. We considered staying near the airport, but when we came across this hotel, chose it partly because of it's proximity to the ocean and free parking. As other's have said, it's not fancy, but the room was spacious... More 

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Vitri
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38 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2012

This hotel has apparently everything to offer to the travellers like me who are not looking for a brand-new perfect hotel but something comfy and clean with a great location. This has everything I needed. Incredible spacious room, almost a suite, with a fireplace and a bistro table to prepare dinner. Free parking. So close to the sea that you... More 

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New York, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2012

Phenomenal location - get the ocean facing rooms on the top floor and see the sunset over the Pacific from there. Across from Sutro Park and the shore-front (cliffs, parks, beaches etc). My room was comfortable (and large), clean, quiet & safe and the front desk staff (Seth and one other person) was very nice and helpful. Has ground floor... More 

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