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Cessnock, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading a few reviews on Trip Advisor, I was a little hesitant. Due to booking last minute, there was not a lot of hotels left to choose from in San Fran which didn't blow the budget or were already booked out. Upon arrival, the front desk staff were lovely. Though it is a little cramped when this same area... More 

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I arrived in San Francisco after a long day on the road without a reservation or a good understanding of where to stay so I used Trip Advisor reviews to guide us and that's how I found Buena Vista Moter Hotel. I'd say other reviews are accurate. It is over priced for the accommodations but not for... More 

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Athens
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The 'Buena Vista Motor Inn' hotel is located centrally on Lombard Street, one of the main roads of San Francisco and is very convenient to walk to the Marina district from there or have access to the center of the city. The rooms are quite big and spacious and while the furniture is outdated, the beds are comfortable enough. The... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked this hotel on the same day we stayed (after a failed Airbnb experience). We chose this place because of its great location, price and "ok" reviews. Honestly, we were quite impressed with the facility and value for money. The room was clean, quiet and had everything we needed. It is so well located that we could walk to... More 

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Taunton, Somerset
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My Family and I stayed in this hotel from the 14th of August to the 19th of August 2016. We had two double rooms, my Wife and I in one and children in the other. The rooms are reasonably small and a family room (with two double beds) would have been tight. If you have a room to the front... More 

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Andrew A, General Manager at Buena Vista Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear HonestWayne, I am sorry you felt that your stay was not to your liking. However since you were here for 5 nights and you did not comment on you stay until you left, why did you not move to another hotel you looked around and found better? We try our best to address problems in the hotel and especially... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

Great price with free parking, wifi and breakfast.and a central location. The rooms were old and shabby but clean and comfortable. The bathroom was new. The 3rd floor had a lovely terrace garden with a view of the Golden gate Bridge. So nice to eat breakfast on terrace or enjoy a glass of wine.An international crowd gave the hotel a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

This place was way above our expectations, especially as it says it's a 2 star hotel. Having been on a roadtrip for weeks and stayed in many places in California, I can assure you this is more of a 3 star hotel. Very comfortable room and great location! Very high standard in its price range. Rooms were big and clean.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016

The number one plus here is definitely location - the hotel is within walking distance of Fisherman's wharf and Pier 39 (about 10 minutes). This is worth a lot, as parking is scarce down there. Staff is friendly and our room was spacious and clean. As we had a backyard facing window, it was really quiet - even though the... More 

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Grapevine, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016

This is our third time we stayed in this hotel. Friendly staff, clean rooms, love the location and the buffet breakfast and free parking is greatly appreciated for a family of four. Will definitely be staying here next time we travel back to San Francisco. Make sure you check rates on a daily basis for the best deals.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights. Great location (walked to fishermans warf), free parking, clean and large rooms. Street a bit noisy and only sweet stuff for breakfast. Overall it was great considering the relatively cheap price.

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Marina District
Beautiful homes, beautiful people, and a beautiful backdrop of the Golden Gate Bridge welcome visitors to the Marina. Originally the location for the Panama-Pacific International Exposition in 1915 (whose remnants can be seen at the Palace of Fine Arts), much of the land was filled and flattened to accommodate a world’s fair. That ample space has given way to a jogger’s paradise at the northern edge of the city. With the picturesque bay setting as its backdrop, it’s no surprise that the area has hosted numerous movie productions. Daytime activities focus on café culture and boutique shopping, while the evenings turn this neighborhood into a party-going hotspot.
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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Buena Vista Motor Inn is an exceptional value hotel, offering comfortable rooms, friendly service, a convenient Lombard Street location in San Francisco's Marina, and exciting Bay Area packages. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Buena Vista Motor Inn

Address: 1599 Lombard St, San Francisco, CA 94123-3113
Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Marina District
Price Range: $144 - $484 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Buena Vista Motor Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 50
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