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“Good Value for San francisco” 4 of 5 stars
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Coventry Motor Inn
2.5 of 5 Motel   |   1901 Lombard Street, San Francisco, CA 94123   |  
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Ranked #15 of 236 hotels in San Francisco
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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“Good Value for San francisco”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Stayed here early May 2014 for 4 nights.Was alot cheaper than most hotels.Very good value for amount paid.Cost $155 NZ for 3 adults per night.Loacation was on Lombard street in the Marina District.Bus stop was nearby.Nice restaurant was only a few yards away.Had some early morning starts and couldn't find anywhere nearby open before 10 am to get a coffee or some breakfast.Staff were pretty friendly and helpful.

Room Tip: Ask for a room not on Lombard street as it is quite noisey.
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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Rooms
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We stayed at Coventry Inn for three nights in May 2014. It is located in close proximity to the touristy areas (Marina, Fishermans Wharf and The Golden Gate Bridge).

The rooms are simple, clean and a good size. The free parking is excellent and is the main reason as to why this inn is excellent value..

I would strongly recommend the Inn to anyone who's travelling to San Francisco on a budget.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Five stars for room. Four stars for service. Our room #301 was better than expected. We asked for a quiet 3rd floor room, away from elevators facing Moulton Street, and that’s what we got. As other reviewers have stated, the rooms are large, nicely updated and very clean. It is perhaps the quietest hotel room we have ever stayed in. Bus service is near the hotel and it is only a 25 minute walk to Fisherman’s Wharf. Our only complaint was an elderly night desk person who was very grumpy. One evening we asked for directions. Once given, we repeated them back for clarification to which he responded “what did I just tell you”. Another evening we called the front desk to ask for an extra pillow and his only response was “you will have to come and get it”. Yet another time our room had no drinking glasses or cups so I went down to the front desk and asked for two glasses. The same elderly gentleman reached behind a door and produced two cups without one word. Definitely not friendly or customer service oriented. In contrast, another gentleman night clerk investigated a banging noise on our roof during very high winds and went onto the roof to secure an errant piece of metal. Overall, we would definitely stay again and especially if we had a car. Perhaps the elderly gentleman will be retired when we next visit. Note:The writer is age 65.

Room Tip: Third floor, away from elevators, facing Moulton Street, #301.
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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Our room wasn't very quiet as we were close to the main road . Very clean. Hotel has the car park but if you are not planning to hire a car it's easy to get by public transport. Best way is train from the aiport and then bus it will cost you around 12-14 USD one way pp. Hotel is little bit away from the center but we walked everywhere from there.
Hotel is located half way between famous bridge and fisherman wharf. Near the hotel you can find a lot of different restaurants, bars and shops. There is also a few supermarkets and local fruit market where you can get some organic freshly prepared food. We stayed there just few nights and walk lots of miles - if you don't like to walk to much I would advise you to find something closer to the down town :-)
I would stay in this hotel again.

Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We stayed at Coventry Inn for four nights in May 2014. Located near the Marina, Fishermans Wharf and The Golden Gate Bridge, it is well located to access the more touristy areas. Not the best located to access the city though.

The rooms are simple, clean, quiet and quite large. With the added bonus of free covered parking, the inn was really excellent value.

Would highly recommend the Inn to anyone who's traveling to San Francisco on a budget but doesn't want to stay in hostels.

  • Stayed May 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We spent nine nights at the Coventry Motor Inn. I chose this hotel based on all the positive reviews it was given. It did not disappoint. The staff was very welcoming and fantastic to us. The rooms were large, clean, and soundproof. Another plus for us was the Tempur Pedic beds. It was like sleeping on a cloud and we always woke up rested. Parking is free which is another plus. Lombard is a major street with plenty of action not to mention the crookedest road in the world is about a mile away. There are plenty of restaurants, gas stations, drugstores, and hills around you. The hotel is located in the marina district and the bay is seven or eight blocks away. It is a good place to be located in San Francisco. I highly, highly recommend it. You will not be disappointed!

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Coventry Motor Inn

Address: 1901 Lombard Street, San Francisco, CA 94123
Location: United States > California > San Francisco
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Shuttle Bus service
Hotel Style:
#10 Family Hotel in San Francisco
#19 Best Value Hotel in San Francisco
#21 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
#68 Business Hotel in San Francisco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Coventry Motor Inn 2.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Coventry Motor Inn features spacious, tastefully decorated rooms. Rooms are available with your choice of one king, two queen, or two double beds to ensure your comfort.Each room has a comfortable, well lit seating and work area, individually controlled heat and air-conditioning, direct-dial phone, coffee maker, and color TV.Other conviniences include free covered parking and ready public transportation to all parts of the city. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
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