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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

Recently I made a reservation for an overnight stay at the only place I now stay in SF. Due to an unlikely confusion, my reservation was cancelled, HOWEVER, Chester was so concerned about the situation that he gave me an upgraded room at the same price and was ever so gracious about it. I love the location near the ocean... More 

Thank Karen P
Long Valley, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

We wanted to stay close to San Francisco Zoo and found this gem! This motel was inaugurated in the same year as the Golden Gate bridge. It is historical also because it was the first motel in San Francisco. It is very well maintained. The grounds are impeccable. We stayed in a suite with 2 rooms for a family of... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

The first motel in San Francisco. Wonderful period architecture and mature landscaping two blocks from the beach. The rooms have been modernized but the size and features are straight out of the 30s. Try breakfast a few blocks away at Java Beach… Very close to the zoo and public transportation at your doorstep. A great find and a great budget... More 

Thank Mark S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

If you need Marriott style, Ocean Park is not for you. It is old world, comfy, thoughtful and the owners take pains to provide the extra touch. We were attending a function at the nearby Irish Cultural Center, and needed an overnight stay. They recommended Ocean Park. And it was good. Rooms small, but a nice kitchen. And comfortable beds.... More 

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Davis, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Sunset District, near the zoo and the beach. Built in 1937, the Ocean Park is easy to find, nicely maintained, and offers free parking. Near bus and streetcar lines, you could arrive without a car or leave your car and see the city. The room wasn't large, and they don't offer breakfast, but the bed was comfortable and they have... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

The room was extremely clean, small, and quite 'basic' with a big screen TV. It felt like being back in the 50's! You begin your stay when the efficient reception gives you papers filled with information on the motel's history, ,and a great list of all good places to eat around the motel!. You even receive a map! it gives... More 

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Fair Oaks
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

I stayed here on business for a couple of hundred nights in the past year and a half. (Monday through Friday.) So I've tried most of the rooms. The motel was built in 1936. Don't let the age fool you/ It is EXTREEMLY clean No mold at all. Very . well maintained both inside and out. Always fresh paint. The... More 

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Lynnwood, Washington, Usa
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8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

Great location near the beach. Lots of character and the front desk is friendly. Rooms are small and basic but clean and comfortable. There is noise from the trams but it is not bad - and they provide earplugs ! :-)

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Athens, GA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

First the pros: motel staff is excellent, room was clean, there is parking onsite, rates are reasonable, and the location is great! Now the cons: this is an old motel, and our room was extremely tiny (Room #7) with one queen bed. There is no air conditioning, and unfortunately, we visited during an unusually hot week. We had to open... More 

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Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

My husband's niece recommended this charming, streamline modern, motel in the Sunset District: we'd been unable to find anything affordable or appealing in San Francisco. A small motel built in the 1930s, Ocean Park is family-run and perfectly kept up. Our room was very small, but offered a kitchenette, a queen-sized bed and a small bathroom with a shower. We... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
San Francisco's first motel is an award-winning Art Deco gem where guests enjoy our secluded gardens after a whirl of downtown attractions. Family friendly rates in a variety of rooms, some with full kitchens. Dogs are welcome and enjoy Ocean Beach and nearby Fort Funston. Entirely non-smoking, with free parking, local calls, and internet. Twenty minutes' drive to airport or downtown, with downtown streetcar at door. Near UCSF, SFSU, Golden Gate Park; opposite beach/zoo. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ocean Park Motel

Address: 2690 46th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94116-2699
Location: United States > California > San Francisco
Price Range: $75 - $175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 24
Also Known As:
Ocean Park Hotel San Francisco
Ocean Park San Francisco
Hotel Style:
#4 Best Value Hotel in San Francisco
#63 Family Hotel in San Francisco
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