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Columbus Motor Inn

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Oceanside, CA
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Clean and spacious room. Nothing fancy and we asked for the quietest room (so no view) but the location can't be beat if you want to be able to walk to Fisherman's Wharf, Chinatown, eat in North Beach and hop on a cable car. No charge for parking which was a pleasant surprise in this City.

Thank OsideMom2three
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We booked a double queen room for four people, and they gave us a suite with two rooms separated by a door, with a shared bathroom. The suite was very spacious and clean, and had everything we needed. The towels were white and smelled fresh. The bathroom was basic, but usable. Toiletries were included and the room also had a...

Thank Ana V
Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 22 February 2017

This is an older hotel that is located more in a neighborhood but has a great location to many of the various sights of the North Beach, Fishermen's Wharf, Marine Park Areas. The hotel staff is friendly & helpful, the rooms are well kept and comfortable. Free parking comes with each room reservation and this is great due to the...

1Thank Roy808
Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Hotels in San Francisco are very expensive. In 2011 we stayed at the Chancellor Hotel in Union Square but there were no vacancies this time, so I looked for other options. Eventually I found the Columbus Motor Inn, which had better rates and also free parking, which is an exceptional value for SF. Location is very good, the neighborhood is...

Thank facls
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I chose this hotel because it was very difficult to find a hotel in this area that we could stay in one room as a family of 5. Another plus is free parking. The hotel has a wonderful location, close to everything, walking distance to most attractions. The rooms are spacious. However, the hotel is so run down and creepy!...

2Thank Bsomi
Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Hotel is definitely outdated. Room was quite large, bed was comfortable, but furnishings, bathroom fixtures are old. Best thing about it was price which includes free parking and the location was great - close to Fisherman's Wharf, Starbucks and a Walgreens. It's a 10-15 minute walk to Washington Square area in North Beach with lots of great restaurants. I'd probably...

1Thank Traveleraz51
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 3 February 2017

There is so much good stuff with this hotel. We had 4 nights here, and would not hesitate to stay again. The guys on the front desk were brilliant - great advice on where to go to eat, walking to the wharf, North Beach, Pat's Cafe (for breakfast) and what not to miss while in town. They advised us to...

1Thank Joanne G
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 February 2017

I am glad i came across this place on TripAdvisor.....we stayed 3 nights as a family of four then actually returned for another 3 nights when our plans changed and we needed accomodation again...we had a family room whpich had a separate bedroom for the kids and their own tv, it was very spacious. Room was at back of motel...

2Thank Sophie b
Santa Clarita, California
Reviewed 29 January 2017

I wasn't expecting much so I wouldn't be disappointed. I wasn't. The front desk guys were very nice and I could park my car there for free even before we checked in. The room was great and even had a balcony. It was clean all around. Big screen TV and no ugly pictures on the wall. Its about a 10...

1Thank robert f
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed 4 nights here and here's my review. Pros: Staff are friendly and polite. Even has an option for us not to require house keeping which i think its great. We don't wash our towels daily so there's no need to do so on holiday. Neither do we empty our bins daily. Great move towards environment conservation. Many tv channels....

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Staying in Russian Hill

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Russian Hill
Russian Hill has evolved into a chic residential neighborhood with outstanding views from every corner. Combined with several great cafes, restaurants, antique shops and boutiques, it’s easy to see why any visitor would gladly leave their heart in San Francisco. Cars line up day after day to drive down Lombard Street, the “crookedest” street in the world, and make the slow creep downhill past charming period homes. Polk Street is the main drag in this neighborhood, where you will find trendy bars, cafes and shops populated with locals, but for one of the most charming rides in the city, grab a cable car heading up and down Hyde Street.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Columbus Motor Inn

Address: 1075 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-1798
Region: United States > California > San Francisco > Russian Hill
Price Range: $259 - $397 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Columbus Motor Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 45
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Also Known As:
Columbus Motor Hotel San Francisco
Columbus Hotel San Francisco
Columbus Motel San Francisco
Columbus Motor Inn San Francisco
Hotel Style:
#37 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
#39 Family Hotel in San Francisco
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Rooms away from the street are quieter.”
555toml, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“If you want quiet I would ask for a room on the side street”
Tassiegolly, 11 May 2017 | Read review
“Try to get a room without black mold in the shower.”
YYCtripgirl, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
“209 faced a wall, but was comfortable and quiet”
Marcus4, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms 201 & 204 face a small alley and is quiet.”
Roy808, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
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