This motel is a unique experience. When you step into the courtyard off busy Lombard Street you take a step back in time. Each unit has its own covered garage, and they take great care to maintain the courtyard. We stayed on a family trip with our dog so were placed on the street facing unit. I don.t recommend these rooms to light sleepers as you are only a sidewalk away from noisy city buses. Also the hide-a-bed is not very comfortable. The neighbourhood is a great area to walk around in, and there are services close by. Rooms were clean and well equiped, and the staff very friendly.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Historic Hotel in San Francisco, California Founded by the son of a Calfornia Gold Rush miner, the Marina Motel was built to celebrate the opening of the Golden Gate Bridge in the late 1930's. Designed as one of San Francisco’s first “motor-hotels” for the dawning of the automobile age, each room in this quaint Mediterranean-style motel has a private garage beneath the rooms, (courtyard garages are subject to size restrictions so guest are directed by the front desk to choose a garage that best fits their vehicle). Our 36 guestrooms and three suites are uniquely decorated with warm, stylish touches to make you feel at home. Our quaint courtyard, surrounded by colorful cascading flowers and a cobblestone driveway, offers a relaxing place to chat with friends. Flower boxes overflowing with fragrant blossoms adorn the windows adding European cottage charm. San Francisco’s top attractions are located within walking distance or a short bus ride from the Marina Motel The Marina Motel is still family-owned and operated today by the original owner’s granddaughter. For the past 70 years the Marina Motel has provided a beautiful and friendly place to stay while visiting San Francisco. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Marina Motel San Francisco
- Marina Hotel San Francisco