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Dallas, Texas
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 28 July 2012

Good quiet location in SF. The muni is nearby, we didn't really find it that noisy at all. By car, you are a short drive to everything else in SF. The cleaning staff does an excellent job maintaining the rooms and grounds. The carpet in the room we stayed in looks like it is due to be changed though. The... More 

Thank BeeTP98
Houston, TX
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2012

Cute place to stay in SF. VERY close to the beach and several good breakfast joints close by. The MUNI runs right in front of the motel and it was very easy to just hop on and take it downtown to visit all of the main SF attractions. Even though our room was right by the street, the sound of... More 

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San Francisco, California
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70 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2012

Living on the west side of San Francisco I have referred a number of visitors to this little jewel. It has historic significance as the first motel built in San Francisco in 1936. An Art Deco gem, it has been meticulously maintained. While rooms are not enourmous they are comfortable and well appointed and one feels very much at home.... More 

1 Thank LDGM
Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2012

Was a good price for SF, however, was quite a distance from the wharf and downtown (near the zoo), even though there is a muni that leaves from outside the hotel. Rooms were more like a bed and breakfast than a hotel. They were clean, but outdated. The rooms were fairly noisy. Check in was easy and efficient, although, there... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2012

This place is just the best for a few days staying in San Francisco. The location is just a block away fro the beach, and the zoo... and several blocks from Golden Gate Park. Diners and bars are nearby, and the bus line is right across the street too. Clean rooms and very friendly staff make the place excellent for... More 

1 Thank RaSteve
Kremmling, Colorado
1 review
Reviewed 11 July 2012

I wanted to take my Granddau ghter to San Francisco and up the coast of California. I was born in San Francisco and wanted her to see all she could. I searched on the internet and found this gem to stay at. Marc was so helpful in helping me get around the city on public transportation. It runs right in... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2012

Excellent location, very convenient to public transportation, friendly and helpful staff. Our one complaint is that both nights we were there people in the room across the hall were very loud (it was two different sets of guests). There's not much soundproofing, so everythng that was said, we could hear; the way the stairwell is constructed with tile and concrete... More 

1 Thank FeralTraveler
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2012

Our room was two queen beds and a bath, and we had requested a room away from the street side where the streetcar constantly goes. It was clean and sunny, but a bit small and I think it could have used a few more perks in the decorating, including fresh paint. The staff was wonderful and so helpful. And we... More 

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Windsor Locks, Connecticut
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 June 2012

I needed 3 queen beds in two spaces but not two rooms (divorced parents, one has beginnings of dementia and my pre-schooler and me). We absolutly enjoyed our stay! Here is why: 1. Marc is amazingly accomodating (did not meet his wife but she is probably as delightful as he is). I needed medical supplies delivered prior to our stay... More 

1 Thank Michelle F
Eureka, California
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42 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2012

I stayed in the upstairs front room of this Decco historical landmark and loved it. I like "unusual" and the motel had that in droves. The corner room had lots of windows and the sun poured in in the late afternoon - and the room is furnished like a bedroom so it feels cheerful and cozy. The owner warned me... More 

1 Thank candida6752

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
San Francisco's first motel is an award-winning Art Deco gem where guests enjoy our secluded gardens after a whirl of downtown attractions. Family friendly rates in a variety of rooms, some with full kitchens. Dogs are welcome and enjoy Ocean Beach and nearby Fort Funston. Entirely non-smoking, with free parking, local calls, and internet. Twenty minutes' drive to airport or downtown, with downtown streetcar at door. Near UCSF, SFSU, Golden Gate Park; opposite beach/zoo. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ocean Park Motel

Address: 2690 46th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94116-2699
Region: United States > California > San Francisco
Price Range: $101 - $236 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 24
Also Known As:
Ocean Park Hotel San Francisco
Ocean Park San Francisco
Hotel Style:
#9 Best Value Hotel in San Francisco
#63 Family Hotel in San Francisco
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“Upstairs means a narrow stair and no elevator, so ask.”
 of 5 bubbles schafphoto, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
“They have great kitchenettes and two bedrooms in some rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles 422donaldh, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“Ask for one of the rooms with microwave and fridge.”
 of 5 bubbles karenpN7569YR, 29 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Quieter rooms are further from the street. Larger suites usually have more stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles FairOaksCalifornian, 16 Nov 2015 | Read review
“The rooms in back are quieter, but the kitchenette is worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles 1PatriciaS, 27 Aug 2015 | Read review
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