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Edmonton, Canada
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13 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed here this past weekend and have to say this hotel is way overpriced for location and the room. We found this hotel NY prices but not the quality you would expect. The night staff at the front desk when my husband asked the restaurants recommended in the area the front desk says there is no where to eat... More 

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Edward B, Dir. of Operations at Chelsea Motor Inn, responded to this review

It sounds as though you stayed at the bizarro Chelsea Motor Inn. We have a 24 hour desk that does not close the doors until after 11:00 PM. We are located in the Marina District, a residential neighborhood, where 2 bedroom apartments rent for over $4,000.00 per month. There are over 75 restaurants in the immediate vicinity that stay open... More 

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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53 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This motel is in a convenient area of San Francisco, easy to get Ubers or busses to various areas. We didn't keep our car but they have free parking which is a huge bonus. The rooms are a bit dated, basic but fine. Ask for a 3rd floor room fronting on the back street. Also had great internet. Mattress was... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location especially if you have a car. Free parking was available and traveling around San Francisco was very easy from this space. The room was clean and spacious. The check in was simple. The price was reasonable compared to other hotels in the area.

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Blantyre, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel cost us over £100 per night and has Tudor style decor and could be doing with a degree of modernisation. The staff were polite and friendly and free parking was ideal. They even let us keep the space after check out for a few hours to let us continue sight seeing. Check in was through a window which... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The big plus for this hotel is the parking and to be honest that's where the car should stay. Parking in San Francisco is very expensive so we used taxis. These were widely available (booked at reception), convenient and reasonably priced (we travelled as a group of 4 adults). It had a couple of negatives for us - no fridge... More 

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St Helens, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Two nights were spent here and it was a very comfortable experience. Disappointed by the wifi access but that can be a problem in hotels. It was a little noisy on the Friday night but is situated not far from Fishermans Wharf. The best selling point of this hotel is the secure parking beneath the hotel. That was what attracted... More 

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Monterey, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's hard to find a hotel that includes safe parking. The rooms are big and very beautiful. We were on the first floor on the side street. We could hear street noise, but that's the big city. I would stay here again, the price is right. There isn't anyplace close for breakfast, but I was going to a class and... More 

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manager600, General Manager at Chelsea Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Marylin B, Thank you very much for your recent comment. There is a breakfast place just across the street called Baywatch cafe or Mel's Diner 5 minutes away on Lombard street. One block away on Chestnut street there is a choice of eateries offering breakfast, 5 minutes walking distance from Chelsea. We look forward to seeing you again on... More 

Tulsa, Oklahoma
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was right on a busy (Lombard) street. Very noisy Overall - I would stay there again . It was clean. and they had ear plugs at the front desk!! The elevator is a little quick to get stuck in . The guys at the front desk were knowledgeable about the surrounding sights.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

Very good hotel, great location. Free parking. Bus nearby. The staff at the reception was very friendly. Plan of the city at disposal in the lobby. Very large room with nice bathroom. Victorian style building of reasonable size in windows. The staff who are cleaning the rooms are also very attentive. We recommend this place. (No breakfast in the hotel,... More 

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manager600, General Manager at Chelsea Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear 683jeans, Thank you very much for your appreciation and glad to hear you enjoyed all the services we could offer during your stay. As you mentioned we do not offer breakfast but instead we have free parking. (Value of $40.00/night) We suggest our guest to have breakfast at Baywatch, located just across the street. Our guests will receive 10%... More 

Weott, California
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

I've been visiting San Francisco for over forty years. As long as The Chelsea remains standing, I'll stay there. You can't beat the neighborhood for it's convenient location, close to many restaurants and the best steak house in SF, Izzy's on Steiner and Chestnut (one block down and over) The parking is added to the price and is secure and... More 

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manager600, General Manager at Chelsea Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear dogwood62, We appreciate very much your wonderful review and thank you complimenting the staff and its service. We look forward to seeing you soon again at the Chelsea. Best regards, GM More 

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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
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the heart of the Marina District, between Fillmore and Lombard. Centrally located in a bustling and crowded neighborhood with restaurants, bars, shops and public transportation within walking distance. One mile away from Fisherman's Wharf or 25 min. walking distance.One block away is the Bus 30: takes you to Fisherman's Wharf, North Beach, China Town and Union Square. It is safe to walk and bike everywhere in the neighborhood. A few blocks away you will find a Bike Rental shop for $20.00 a day. It is just a few miles away from the Golden Gate Bridge and beaches. Weekends offer a lot of activity and a higher level of noise in the streets with young crowds around the hotel. We offer complimentary parking for one car per room. In the event all the parking spaces are taken, guest needs to be double park and leave their car keys at the Front Desk. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chelsea Motor Inn

Address: 2095 Lombard St, San Francisco, CA 94123-2808
Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Marina District
Price Range: $112 - $295 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Chelsea Motor Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 60
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Also Known As:
Chelsea Motor Hotel San Francisco
Chelsea Motel San Francisco
Hotel Style:
#11 Best Value Hotel in San Francisco
#79 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
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