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Lakewood, WA
Reviewed June 28, 2016

We arrived in San Fran with an Expedia confirmed reservation to the Marina Motel, but they didn't honor the reservation and recommended we go here. That may have been the nicest thing in the world for them to do (well except for not honoring the reservation) or maybe it's a pattern, which is why I mention it. We paid $100...

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Portland, OR
Reviewed June 27, 2016

San Francisco accommodations are expensive! The Buena Vista was $205+tax/night for a single person in June 2016. That said, the hotel was clean, had interior hallways, free parking and buffet breakfast. It's location on Lombard St was perfect for my primary focus of the Presidio, Fisherman's Wharf, North Beach, and Civic Center. I was able to walk and/or take the...

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Cebu Island, Philippines
Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

During our visit, it was the peak of the tourist season and there was a mardi gras like event happening where people dress in costumes, so getting a perfect place to stay in for a group of 20 is really hard. The room rates were quite expensive and the quality and the cleanliness of the room need to be improved...

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Tenerife, Spain
Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

Positives, great location, breakfast v.good. Helpful staff. But bathroom could have been cleaner, dark hairs in bath, my husband has grey hair and I short hair. Used bar of soap on shower shelf, could not get shower to work. One towel was so thin I could see through it. Would stay again but would check these things.

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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed June 6, 2016

We stayed here when we visited San Francisco during the summer. It's a relatively small hotel and not fancy. The rooms are standard and suited our needs. There were four of us - my wife and I and our two sons. There's a parking garage, so that's covered. The neighborhood is nice and pleasant. There are other hotels and restaurants....

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Slany, Czech Republic
Reviewed May 27, 2016

I was kind of scared to book this hotel, because of the reviews of the others. But I was surprised. We had nice large room with sofa and working table. Flat screen and also cute bathroom. The only wrong thing was, that just in front of our door was machine for ice cubes. It was really very noisy, but since...

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near Frankfurt am Main
Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

Please don't stay there. There is the risk that you can get infections. The bath was full of mildew. The room was really dirty, the staff not helpful and the manager don't write back. Additional to that it was very loud because some repairs were made and at the night other guests costume drugs.

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

Just a short break with one teenager before the long flight home. Had double queen, room 201 which was a one bedroom apartment with ensuite, chosen partly for free car parking and partly as a central location (price came into the equation). Two tv's always helps as does free wifi. Breakfast ran til 10am which is good for tourists but...

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Brig, Switzerland
Reviewed May 2, 2016

the rooms here were very average. We had enough place for all bags and there was a couch in the room. Everything was not really clean but it was not as bad as it can get. The whole hotel is very noisy but with a bit of luck you get a root which does not face to the road.

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Cornubia, Qld
Reviewed April 30, 2016

We chose this Hotel for the free parking. It was a good find, room was spacious, bed comfy, convenient for the Big Bus hop on hop off stop right outside the front door. Breakfast was basic juice, coffee, croissants, pastries, cereal and fruit, enough for us to start the day. Walk to Fisherman's Wharf took about 15 minutes.

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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 Breakfast
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: $129 - $299 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Buena Vista Motor Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 50
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Buena Vista Hotel
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“Opt for a room at the back of the hotel. Noise from Lombard street in front rooms can be unbearable, especially during the night.”
 of 5 bubbles Paixtaras, Sep 7, 2016 | Read review
“Look around at others, there are better, even on a budget.”
 of 5 bubbles HonestWayne, Aug 23, 2016 | Read review
“Make sure to check daily for best rates; the values goes up/down on a daily basis...we get a great value for our budget.”
 of 5 bubbles itumidon, Jul 30, 2016 | Read review
“not to the road”
 of 5 bubbles grienig, May 2, 2016 | Read review
“We had a room at the back which had no noise.”
 of 5 bubbles JanCornubia, Apr 30, 2016 | Read review
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