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Redwood Inn
1530 Lombard Street, San Francisco, CA 94123 (Marina District)   |  
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Ranked #103 of 234 Hotels in San Francisco
Pasadena, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“great location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We were happy with the room, the price was good and the people in the office were extremely friendly and helpful. The location was excellent. Across the street from a tour bus stop and around the corner from the public bus stop. Also walking distance to the Fisherman's Wharf if you are capable of walking. There were several restaurants nearby that were great for breakfast. We were on the third flour and there was an elevator which is a must for me. Free parking a good selling point for us.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Collie, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

On our arrival the Manager was so friendly. Put us in room 45 on the 4th floor away from the noise. The room is good with a nice bed and fridge and microwave. Bathroom is very small but it's clean so all good. Hotel is close to some restaurants and right across the road from a bus stop. This is great so it's not far to walk. The staff are pleasant and if you need anything will get it for you. They have free donuts in the office every morning, but be quick as they go fast.

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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Oslo, Oslo, Norway
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Finding lodging at decent price on thje 4th of July weekend is never going to be easy but we ended up staying at this motel. It was relatively expensive, but taking into account its convenient location and the date it was pretty ok. Nothing specially good, but nothing especielly bad either.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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4 hotel reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

This hotel was perfect for what we were looking for. The staff was excellent! The rooms were simple but great! The location was perfect! The donuts in the morning was a nice touch. Mae was an excellent employee! She was very nice and helpful!

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Regina, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We found prices high in the San Francisco area so were quite pleased to find the Redwood Inn in a prime location on Lombard Street (just a few steep blocks from the crookedest street) with parking included. We left our car there and walked to Fisherman's Wharf and took the bus/train to the ball game. The room was very basic but clean, and the staff were friendly and helpful. They only offer donuts in the morning but there is a cute reasonable café just a block away so we had our breakfasts there. The neighborhood has a nice safe residential feel with pastel colored homes to admire. For the price, it was great value and we found a better price on the motel's own website than on the major travel sites.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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West Kelowna, Canada
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20 hotel reviews
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

This hotel is great value for San Francisco. Its located within walking distance of Fisherman's Wharf and has parking included in the price so were were able to park our vehicle and explore the city on foot/public transit. The rooms were clean and comfortable plus there was free wifi.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

The hotel rooms are clean and comfortable with plenty of space. Wi Fi was good. The hotel is located within walking distance of Fishermans Wharf. The car parking is good, and the area feels safe. You can walk up a steep hill which gets you to the cable car for an easy ride into Union Place.

Room Tip: Had a room on fourth floor which was good
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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 1530 Lombard Street, San Francisco, CA 94123
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Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Marina District
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Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly )
Hotel Style:
#7 Best Value Hotel in San Francisco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 33
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