We were in San Francisco during Pride week, so the hotel and vacation rental choices were slim to none. After checking it out on the web, we booked the Great Highway Inn. A family of 5 (3 teens) had great accommodations, including a separate bedroom. The unit was clean, but dated, like an older 1960's style hotel. Everything worked well, the rooms were big, and the beds were comfortable. There are no elevators, so if you don't like stairs, be sure to stay on the lower floor. We are fine with stairs, so we stayed on the 3rd floor, and had an amazing view of the Pacific Ocean! The front desk clerks were extremely friendly, and although we did not have a car, the parking is free. The location is super, and we were right on the transit route. San Fransisco has an amazing transit system, and we used it during our whole stay. The area is undergoing a bit of adjusting, and I'm sure it will soon be gentrified. Golden Gate park is right next door, and it is a fantastic park. Be sure to use caution at night, as it is the place where many of the many homeless sleep. We had no trouble, they just left us alone, but there are some trouble spots in the area, as in most big cities. There was a grocery store handy to the hotel, a gas station, and quite a few restaurants.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Great Highway Inn offers the only Oceanside lodging in San Francisco. Literally across the street from both Ocean Beach and Golden Gate Park, we are ideally situated for a relaxing getaway while still close enough to the city center to enjoy San Francisco's many dining and entertainment opportunities. Click on our website to explore the possibilities of a beachside vacation in one of the world's most beautiful cities. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Great Highway Motor Hotel San Francisco
- Great Highway Hotel
- Great Highway Motel