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Seal Rock Inn
Ranked #147 of 230 Hotels in San Francisco
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Costa Mesa, Ca.
Reviewed August 18, 2003

We love the Seal Rock Inn...With the Cliff House..Sutro Bath ruins ...
the beach and walking trails nearby we always have something to do when we're not hitting the other areas of the city. The buses are the only negative...but the cool ocean breezes and excellent restaurant more then make up for the noise from the buses...We really like the family size room so our daughter and her friend can screen themselves off at night and we all have our own space...We've stayed there at least 7 vacations and keep saying we are going to try other places but it's so comfortable we keep coming back!

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Pismo Beach, CA
Reviewed May 20, 2003

I don't know where the previous reviewer was sleeping-- possibly on the sidewalk? I had a second-floor room overlooking Point Lobos Avenue and the street noise was minimal, especially late at night. The decor is charming if a little eclectic, the rooms are clean, the beds are comfortable. I was able to hook up to the internet without much trouble. The rooms are reasonably enough priced that I will certainly stay here again. Other nice points: It's within EASY walking distance of Sutro Park, Cliff House, and the Sutro's Baths site, not to mention an ocean view to die for.

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Reviewed March 2, 2002

Located at the end of the Geary Street bus line, the noise of the buses is horrible from 5am til midnight daily. Not to be outdone, the motorcycle traffic is unbelievable. At one time, there were four articulated (double) buses and one standard bus, all parked outside our room, with motors running. The bathroom in our unit was so tiny, we were forced to back in, in order to sit. It was virtually impossible to turn around. The restaurant served excellent breakfasts, but closed at 4 in the afternoon, too early to get dinner. There must be worst hotels somewhere, but I don't know of any.

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Additional Information about Seal Rock Inn

Address: 545 Point Lobos Ave, San Francisco, CA 94121-1499
Location: United States > California > San Francisco
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 Best Value Hotel in San Francisco
Price Range: $110 - $162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 27
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Situated next to the quiet, scenic surroundings of Sutro Heights Park and Land's End, we are located away from the noisy downtown traffic and crowds, yet still in the city in a resort-like location. We are just a block up the hill from the historic Cliff House and a few steps further to miles of beach along Ocean Beach. Enjoy a wonderful breakfast or lunch at our own restaurant which serves all day and every day. Our spacious guest rooms, many of which have excellent park and ocean views, provide our guests with many amenities including free high-speed Wi-Fi , cable TVs, dual-line phones with voice mail, free locals calls, in-room iron/ironing boards, and hair dryers. Other hotel amenities incude complimentary but limited covered parking, a private patio with swimming pool, ping pong and badminton. All our guest roomsrooms are non-smoking and some with fireplaces. So if you are ready to try something different in San Francisco then consider us as your home away from home along San Francisco's ocean front. ... more   less 
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