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Seal Rock Inn

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Reviewed 11 September 2013

This was the 4th hotel on our 6 hotel road trip round USA. The staff were really friendly and did try to do everything for you but the hotel itself was not the best we had stayed in. The view across the San Francisco Bay was gorgeous although it was foggy most mornings that wasn't the hotels fault. We never...

Thank SMT0501
Winsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 September 2013

Upon arrival staff were great. Really friendly and helpful. However room smelt stale but we were hardly there so it was not a problem. The poolwas closed due to them not having disabled access fitted. They need to sort that out. If you love the beach its right next door. We did not realise however how far off the beaten...

Thank ebaybazza
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
Reviewed 4 September 2013

During several stays over a period of 15+ years, I've never been disappointed by this place in a city where I once lived. If anything, the accommodations here have become better and better without radically raising the rates. The location, above Ocean Beach, across the street from Sutro Park and a very convenient bus stop, not far from a terrific...

Thank Ann Kern
Owatonna, Minnesota
Reviewed 25 August 2013

We stayed here 2 different weekends in August, splitting our time with a stay near Yosemite. We chose this location because we have family nearby. The Seal Rock Inn is located just 2 blocks from the ocean where you'll find a beautiful beach. We enjoyed watching the kite surfers and walking along the beach and adjoining parks. Check in was...

1Thank Sue W
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 August 2013

we were welcomed by some friendly staff who were very helpful. although our room was homely, it wasnt very clean. in e bathroom there was false eyelashes, we also found a pair of glasses under the bed. we dont recomend to stay here.

3Thank borischelski
San Luis Obispo, CA
Reviewed 2 August 2013

Our main goal for this trip was to visit the Legion of Honor, so this place fit the bill for location. HOWEVER, we would NEVER stay there again. The room was large but dingy, the WI-FI never worked. The walls were thin and we almost could have participated in the conversation next door. The weather was great but the pool...

5Thank milasmom
Portland, Oregon, United States
Reviewed 20 July 2013

My husband and I drove down from Portland, Oregon to this hotel for our first stop of our honeymoon. Beware front desk closes at 10pm and is not staffed 24/7. So they left a key in the lobby for us. We went to the elevator and there was a bum sleeping in the elevator. My husband told him to get...

6Thank Meagan W
Auburn, California
Reviewed 10 July 2013

Previous reviews cover the motel and its surroundings. I pretty much agree. At least when the busses pull up to the stop and wait, they shut off their engines. My comments refer more to the restaurant which the desk clerk makes very clear is a separate enterprise - not connected to the motel (actually the manager of the restaurant leases...

1Thank Bruce M
Healdsburg, CA
Reviewed 7 June 2013

We chose to stay here because of the Location Location Location. It is located by the sea and so many great placed to go hiking. The prices are extremely reasonable for staying in the City. Located just up the street from the Legendary Cliff House and such an amazing view. This adorable little find also has parking. No this is...

2Thank Sharon D
Columbia, sc
Reviewed 28 May 2013

3 of us ladies stayed here from May 9 -15. The rooms were nice and spacious and we certainly made use of the kitchenette. The hotel is unique in it's charm and with 3 of us - definitely affordable. The location was about a few miles away from center city and we used public transportation thanks to our "Muni-passes". We...

1Thank ann f

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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 

Additional Information about Seal Rock Inn

Address: 545 Point Lobos Ave, San Francisco, CA 94121-1499
Region: United States > California > San Francisco
Price Range: $147 - $216 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 27
Also Known As:
Seal Rock Hotel San Francisco
Seal Rock San Francisco
Seal Rock Inn San Francisco
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#3 Best Value Hotel in San Francisco
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“I stayed on the top floor on the west side, but there are a lot of trees blocking the view. Next time I will try the north side.”
underated1, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Parking area is a bit tight, but our minivan fit.”
706TimS706, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Choose another hotel”
rezident113, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“don't bother with the fireplace units...never got to use it.”
ECB55, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the corner have the best views.”
sajanz66, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
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