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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 7 June 2011

After reading various reviews on trip advisor about hotels in san francisco we decided on booking a family room at the Columbus Motor Inn and we are so glad we did. The location could not have been better, it was an easy walk to fishermans wharf, the cable cars, a supermarket and bus transport to the city was right outside...

5Thank pa_kelly17
Austin, Texas
Reviewed 1 June 2011

Very comfortable hotel. Reasonable rates. Close to all the San Francisco tourist spots. Mere blocks away from Lombard St.

3Thank ATX455
Santa Maria, California
Reviewed 1 June 2011

We chose this hotel based on the reviews on this page. We were very happy with out choice. The room was spacious, as was the bathroom. The parking was a little tight for our big truck. However, parking was free. We can't complain. All the staff was friendly and helpful. Near North Beach and Little Italy. Not at all afraid...

2Thank memecoleman
Minneapolis MN
Reviewed 29 May 2011

We actually found this on Trip Advisor, and loved the reviews. We were looking for somewhere with close proximity to places we were looking to see. We were also thrilled to have free parking, which is hard to find in San Francisco. The room was really priced fairly. It looked online like they didn't have any rooms the size we...

4Thank j4172
Reviewed 27 May 2011

Not fancy and a little worn, but clean and comfortable. Free parking is great, if a little cramped. Our room overlooked Bimbo's, the club next door. One night I heard the bass from the club at night, but it wasn't enough to keep me awake, especially with the comfortable beds. Other than that, it was very quite. As other reviewers...

3Thank karmill_8
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 May 2011

The best location you could ever get at a reasonable price. Free parking. There's no breakfast, but then it's so close to everywhere. I would definitely go there again. The only flip side was that the internet never really worked for me in the room, so i had to go downstairs and sit in the reception to get proper signal

2Thank travelleruk27
Bellvue, USA
Reviewed 21 May 2011

What a nice surprise this Motor Inn was. Nice, clean, spacious room, with great coffee in the room. Close to everything we wanted to do in North Beach and also handy to the "F" Line transport to the Embarcadero and Financial District. The staff was friendly and helpful at all times. I think we dealt with 4 different fron desk...

3Thank mobywile
Hudson, Florida
Reviewed 21 May 2011

My husband and I stayed here 4 nights based on reviews from Travel Advisor. The rooms were clean, and roomy. The location was perfect. The free parking was a bargain! Would love to go back!

5Thank jamesandjamie
Owens Cross Roads, Alabama
Reviewed 19 May 2011

Found this place online, read reviews and booked--so glad I did!!! Terriffic place to stay. Clean, large rooms. Wonderful staff. Hector sent us to Patty's to eat. Great burgers. Nathan checked on tour we wanted and set it up for us, also went out of his way to get us directions and a phone number to call if we had...

3Thank annalaura54
Queens, NY
Reviewed 17 May 2011

We stayed for one night at the end of our trip up the coast of California. The room was clean and roomy and the location was perfect. The staff was very helpful with directions and suggestions. We had a late flight the following day and they let us stay in their parking lot until 3:00PM. The only down side was...

3Thank QueensLady

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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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Additional Information about Columbus Motor Inn

Address: 1075 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133
Region: United States > California > San Francisco > Russian Hill
Price Range: $222 - $386 (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
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#37 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
#39 Family Hotel in San Francisco
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“Rooms 201 & 204 face a small alley and is quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Roy808, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Mama's on Washing Square is 500 meters away and offers an exceptional breakfast, but get there as soon as it opens!”
 of 5 bubbles facls, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room 201 on 2nd floor - can hear street noise on Columbus Ave and bar next door. Choose a different room further away from neighboring bar.”
 of 5 bubbles Traveleraz51, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Suites are great”
 of 5 bubbles 219joanneg, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I think the rooms facing the back are quieter but the rooms in the front have a small balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles TravelingBBoomers, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
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