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Nob Hill Motor Inn

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#122 of 241 hotels in San Francisco
The Nob Hill Motor Inn is a wonderful hotel in the trendy and popular Nob Hill neighborhood of San Francisco. Our hotel is located in the heart of San Francisco, within walking distance of Fisherman's Wharf, the Cable Cars, "Crookedest Street," Chinatown, and a number of fine restaurants and shops. FREE PARKING is available for all of our guests. Each room is spacious, newly renovated and appointed with convenient amenities such as mini-refrigerator and microwave, cable TV with HBO, and complimentary in-room coffee. All of our rooms and hallways are 100% non-smoking.The Nob Hill Motor Inn's newly renovated rooms include: FREE covered parking, 2 room family suites available, In-room microwave and fridge, FREE wireless Internet, FREE continental breakfast, 100% non-smoking rooms, Elevator access to all floors, Cable TV with HBO, Direct dial phones with dataport, Complimentary in-room coffee, Free tour pickup, Complimentary coffee, tea, juice and hot chocolate served all day in our lobby. The Nob Hill Motor Inn is an award winning member of AAA and the San Francisco Convention and Visitor's Bureau.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-smoking hotel
Wheelchair access
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Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Non-smoking rooms
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103Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
20Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
Nob Hill
Swanky and stylish, Nob Hill sits in the heart of the city and is home to amazing architecture and views. The hike to the top can be a challenging workout for those who forego a cable car ride, but they will be rewarded with some of the city’s most beautiful architecture adorning its peak. Originally populated with mansions after the Gold Rush, most if not all were devastated in the 1906 earthquake and fire that followed. Luckily all is not lost; storied hotels and Grace Cathedral surround Huntington Park. Having a drink or dinner while taking in the sunset and views at the "top of the Mark" is tough to beat.
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We stayed here for three nights for the San Francisco leg of our road trip. When we checked in she mentioned we had a nice room (112) as we were staying for three nights. It was huge - though this is standard in the US. Yes it was decorated in a dated style and it was reminiscent of an 80’s TV set but ... it was clean and fresh and the towels were good quality. There is free coffee on tap downstairs which was good coffee and pastries for breakfast that you collect every day. The location is fabulous. Polk Street is nearby and there are lots of great eateries. We ate at Thai Spice and it was very good. Another tip - we went in late afternoon to the little deli on the corner and they were selling their cakes off at half price - superb muffins. Do watch the parking as you can get blocked in but ask reception and they will ask the person to move their car. A tip would be to park on the right hand side of the car park as people tended to double park on the left as they came in. All in all it was a comfortable and pleasant stay in what can be a very expensive City.
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Worst place I've ever stayed. I needed a place with an elevator as I had a heavy suitcase and other things and would find it difficult to carry everything up stairs. When I arrived the elevator was broken and I asked what I was to do the receptionist shrugged his shoulders, like 'your problem lady, not ours.' Also, after a day in SF I wanted to just kick back and enjoy TV since I don't get many channels where I live. The TV was not working and they didn't get it working until the day I left. The manager, Marco, did a good job of avoiding me and was always either not in or in a meeting, which I knew was not true. I would never stay there again as there is no hospitality nor much help from the staff with the exception of Cameron who was very accommodating. I paid not only for the room but the amenities that came with it, namely the use of their elevator and a working TV. They did not and will not issue me a small compensation for not fulfilling their part of the contract. Also, they typically have more cars from guests than parking spaces so people park in back of your car in the stall. Luckily I didn't need to use my car while I was there but it could be a big problem.
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Nob Hill Motor Inn has free parking in their inner court. Which is great but the inner court can be quite noisy. Voices seemed to carry and can be heard in the rooms. I believe they have rooms which face the street, so that may, or may not be a quieter option. We even heard power tools well after 10pm. The staff was friendly and helpful. Breakfast is croissants, donuts, coffee, and supposedly orange juice but never saw any. It's an adaquate motel.
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Our family stayed here for two nights during our California road trip. Was it a great location, yes. Would we stay here again, probably not! The cons by far outweigh the pros... Cons - Roaches Bathroom door lock installed incorrectly Tub hot/cold knob installed upside down OLD poorly installed and DIRTY carpets Loud/creaky floors Trash under the nightstand and microwave Ketchup (at least I hope it’s ketchup) on the headboard Humid/moist room Several missing lightbulbs and broken light fixtures Precariously hung tv EXTREMELY tight parking spaces (although free and convenient, don’t plan on parking a large vehicle in there or being able to open your doors when next to someone) Pros- Convenient location to Fisherman’s Wharf, Ghiradelli Square, Lombard Street, Pier 39 Nice sized room Comfortable beds Great water pressure Friendly staff Nice sized refrigerator Breakfast was limited, but tasty
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My husband and I stayed one night at Nob Hill Motor inn. Overall it was a nice for a short visit. Pros: Clean rooms, conveniently located, budget hotel with friendly employees and free parking! Cons: Half of the lights didn't work until we notice a plug coming up from the carpet. We plug it in and the rest of the lights/alarm clock turned on. Also when I was using the blow dryer it blew a fuse. My husband went down to the front desk and it was fixed within 3 minutes.
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$164 - $478 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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