Buena Vista Motor Inn - San Francisco

1599 Lombard Street, San Francisco, United States, 94123-3113  show map
 2 stars
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Buena Vista Motor Inn - San Francisco

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Free parking
 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Spa and relaxation

Reflex massage

 Breakfast

Continental breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Sports bar

 Meeting facilities

Business center

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

Verified Reviews:

  • Free internet - Coffee maker, hairdryer, iron - Rooms facing lombard have some street noise
  • Room was large with a large bathroom - 10 minute walk from the bay area - Union street shops are a 5-minute walk
  • Price is right - Room very clean - We would definitely return - Staff was very friendly and helpful
  • Fisherman's wharf is within walking distance - Toilet is big with a bath - Free breakfast was a pleasant surprise
  • Free parking a big plus - Neighborhood was very safe - Close to all public transportation - Staff was helpful

Overview

The two-star Buena Vista Motor Inn enjoys an excellent position right by San Francisco Bay, steps away from the famous Fisherman’s Wharf and vibe Lombard Street.

This modern property with sun terrace is an ideal option for budget travelers since apart from the affordable rates it offers parking, Wi-Fi and breakfast, all for free. A well-equipped business center is another asset of the hotel.

All 49 stylish guestrooms are appointed with cable TV, in-room coffee maker and free Wi-Fi.

The hotel is easy to reach from the airports; there is a subway station nearby.

Number of rooms:   50.

Rooms

Guestrooms are decorated in traditional style with elegant furniture and carefully selected fabrics.

The following room types are available: Deluxe King, Deluxe Two Queens and Buena Vista Suite (featuring separate living area with sofa bed, two queen beds, fridge and microwave).

Standard en-suite comforts include bathroom, hairdryer, desk, cable TV, ironing facilities, free Wi-Fi, clock radio and coffee maker.

Children under 14 stay free of charge. Older children and adults are provided with extra beds for 10USD per night.

Dining options

Delicious continental breakfast including fresh pastries, fruit, cereals and yoghurts is served for free in the breakfast room or can be alternatively delivered to the guestroom.

Surrounding area abounds in various dining options catering to the most adventurous palates.

At the hotel Buena Vista Motor Inn guests are invited to a continental breakfast served for free. 

Services

Functional business center providing fax, e-mailing and photocopying services, is available in the lobby area.

Free Wi-Fi is available in the entire property.

Leisure

There are no recreational venues on-site.

Additional features

The hotel amenities include parking, tour desk, airport shuttle, free computer use, town car service.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Handicap parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Vending machines
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled
  • Carte blanche

Guest Parking

  • Free public parking is possible on site.

Services

  • City shuttle service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Sports bar

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Leisure facilities

  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Reflex massage

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Balcony
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Kitchen facilities

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Refrigerator on request

Media

  • HBO available
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Data ports
  • CD player
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

How to reach hotel

hotel Buena Vista Motor Inn - San Francisco San Francisco location
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Hotel Address:

1599 Lombard Street, San Francisco, United States, 94123-3113

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City Center
  • San Francisco
    3.0km
Airports
Train Stations
  • F Market Street Car
    3.1km
  • Caltrain - 4th & King Street Station
    3.9km
Underground stations
  • BART - Powell St. Station
    2.6km
  • BART - Montgomery St. Station
    2.7km
  • Bus stop
    200 m
Restaurants
  • Cafe Golo (cuisine: American, Café)
    30 m
  • Atami Sushi Bar & Grill (cuisine: Sushi, Japanese)
    110 m
Parks
  • Fort Mason, the Great Meadow
    500 m
  • San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park
    510 m
Beaches
  • North Beach
    1.9km
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    50

Rooms and availability

Guestrooms are decorated in traditional style with elegant furniture and carefully selected fabrics.

The following room types are available: Deluxe King, Deluxe Two Queens and Buena Vista Suite (featuring separate living area with sofa bed, two queen beds, fridge and microwave).

Standard en-suite comforts include bathroom, hairdryer, desk, cable TV, ironing facilities, free Wi-Fi, clock radio and coffee maker.

Children under 14 stay free of charge. Older children and adults are provided with extra beds for 10USD per night.

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Size: 27m2
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      How to reach hotel

      hotel Buena Vista Motor Inn - San Francisco San Francisco location
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      Hotel Address:

      1599 Lombard Street, San Francisco, United States, 94123-3113

      Get directions
      City Center
      • San Francisco
        3.0km
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • F Market Street Car
        3.1km
      • Caltrain - 4th & King Street Station
        3.9km
      Underground stations
      • BART - Powell St. Station
        2.6km
      • BART - Montgomery St. Station
        2.7km
      • Bus stop
        200 m
      Restaurants
      • Cafe Golo (cuisine: American, Café)
        30 m
      • Atami Sushi Bar & Grill (cuisine: Sushi, Japanese)
        110 m
      Parks
      • Fort Mason, the Great Meadow
        500 m
      • San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park
        510 m
      Beaches
      • North Beach
        1.9km
      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  12 pm
      • Number of rooms:
        50

      Buena Vista Motor Inn Location

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      What's nearby

      What's nearby.

      The nearest places of interest are: Lombard Street, Ghirardelli Square and Fort Mason (800m), Grace Cathedral (1.6km), Coit Tower and Cable Car System (1.9km) and many more.

      Tourist attractions

      Places of interest

      Convention centers

      Shopping areas

      Amusement

      • Namcoland - 1.3km

      Historical sites

      Museums

      • National Academy of Recording - 200 m
      • Octagon House - 300 m
      • Museum of Typewriters - 400 m
      • Maritime Museum-San Francisco - 600 m
      • Haas-Lilienthal House - 900 m
      • American Academy-Ophthalmology - 900 m
      • Foundation-San Francisco Hrtg - 900 m
      • Tattoo Art Museum - 1.2km
      • Wax Museum Entertainment Cmplx - 1.3km
      • Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Museum - 1.3km
      • Musée Mécanique - 1.3km

      Parks

      Halls

      • California Club of California - 1.0km

      Universities, Institutes

      • San Francisco School-Massage - 100 m
      • Fort Mason Art Ctr - 600 m
      • California School-Psychology - 800 m
      • San Francisco Art Institute - 800 m
      • Chinatown-North Beach College - 1.1km
      • Univ of Pacific Schl-Dentistry - 1.2km
      • Institute-Advanced Study-Human - 1.3km

      Medical care and Hospitals

      • California Pacific Med Center - 1.0km

      Local Attractions

      • Cable Car Museum - 1.6km
        1201 Mason Street, San Francisco
      • Fishermans wharf - 1.6km
        Waterfront, San Francisco
      • Little Italy - 1.6km
        San Francisco, CA
      • SS. Peter and Paul Church - 1.5km
        666 Filbert Street, San Francisco
      • Pacific Heights - 1.6km
        2356 Pine Street (at Fillmore), San Francisco

      Near the hotelNear the hotel

      • Octagon House - 330 m
        2645 Gough Street, San Francisco
      • San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park - 510 m
        499 Jefferson St, San Francisco
      • Civic Center - 650 m
        Off Of Van Ness, San Francisco
      • Fort Mason Center - 700 m
        Buchanan Street and Marina Boulevard, San Francisco
      • Union Street - 440 m
        Union Street Association: 1686 Union St., San Francisco
      • Fort Mason, the Great Meadow - 500 m
        Bay Street and Franklin Street, San Francisco
      • San Francisco Maritime Museum/Aquatic Park Bathhouse Building - 690 m
        900 Beach Street, San Francisco

      Restaurants Nearby

      • Cafe Golo - 30 m

        Address: 1602 Lombard St
        Phone: 415-673-4656

        84% likes this, based on 57 reviews
        Cuisine: American, Café

      • Bobo's (Boboquivari's) - 190 m

        Address: 1450 Lombard St
        Phone: (415) 441-8880

        76% likes this, based on 139 reviews
        Price Range: CAD 40 - CAD 104

      • Cafe Lombard - 230 m

        Address: 1424 Lombard Street
        Phone: 415-292-6300

        84% likes this, based on 85 reviews
        Cuisine: American, Italian, Café

      • Atami Sushi Bar & Grill - 110 m

        Address: 1662 Lombard St Ste A
        Phone: (415) 614-1958

        81% likes this, based on 28 reviews
        Cuisine: Sushi, Japanese
        Price Range: CAD 2 - CAD 27

      • Aato Restaurant - 200 m

        Address: 1449 Lombard St
        Phone: 415-292-2368

        77% likes this, based on 53 reviews
        Cuisine: Korean
        Price Range: CAD 40 - CAD 40

      Getting there.

      The hotel is placed in Marina district, a calm waterside area right off San Francisco downtown.

      Oakland International Airport is 20.2km away; San Francisco Airport is 20.8km away.

      Getting around.

      Jones Street and Beach Street subway stations as well as a bus stop are steps away from the hotel.

      Airport shuttle is offered for the hotel guests at smart rates.

      Free parking is available right by the property.

      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  12 pm
      • Number of rooms:
        50
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      Buena Vista Motor Inn Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Buena Vista Motor Inn

      Average guest rating

      7.2out of 10
      Very good
      Based on 326 reviews

      Rating by category:

      Service
      8.5
      Value
      8.5
      Location
      10.0
      Rooms
      8.0
      Dining
      8.0

      Individual guest reviews

      • Older travelers
        10.0

        Parking, large size room, elevator to garage, location, staff. A great stay...we'd come again. Thanks!

      • Older travelers
        7.4

        Location and price. Place could use an update in decor, a bit tired but clean and functional. Staff was very nice.

      • Family with children
        5.4

        Near SF Fisherman's Wharf

        Carpet looks dirty probably because of the color? It makes the room looks not so clean.

      • Couple
        9.2

        Good room and good value for money

        Ice machine on level one not working and the staircase smelled.

      • Older travelers
        4.6

        Location and car park

        Our room was not clean. We were bitten by something. Our room was much smaller than the picture on the website and looked out on to a blank wall 3 feet away. It was nevertheless quiet. Rooms at the front face on to a very busy road. Perhaps best would be a room at the back on the 3 rd floor above the blank wall. Breakfasts were in the lobby and generally there were not enough seats. The hotel was undermanned with only one person manning the reception, answering the phone and attending the breakfast.

      • Group of friends
        6.6

        The hotel is walking distance to Fisherman Wharf. Free parking and free wi-fi are plus factor.

        The area for breakfast is rather small. But not a problem, as the guest is allowed to bring the food and drinks to their rooms.

      • Family with children
        7.4

        The location to fishermans wharf. Also the free parking .

        The reception areas were a bit scruffy. Also the bedroom really smelled of cigerettes and we had booked a non smoking room.

      • Couple
        5.8

        The breakfast had a delicious assortment of baked goods and the coffee was great. I also enjoyed the roof top patio. It granted a beautiful view morning and night.

        General Clenliness was lacking in room, elevator and public spaces.

      • Group of friends
        7.4

        the location, had a breakfast, free internet and printer access made organising tours and airport check in easy. large rooms.

        The hotel is dated could do with a revamp...but then the prices would most likely go up!

      • Family with children
        9.2

        Clean room, comfortable beds and friendly staff. All in all we were very happy with the hotel. Good value for money.

        in the rooms facing the street you hear the traffic loud all night. However, the staff was very helpful and let us change room.

      • Single
        7.4

        I found the young man in reception very helpful. He got my boarding passes for my onward air journey and arranged for me to take a shared private bus to the airport.The bed room was clean and the bathroom provided adequate supplies.

        I found the breakfast less than adequate. The seating arrangement for eating was the sofa at reception. The most acceptable part was fresh fruit and the orange juice was not bad. I think the only bread was a pastry with paper plates and tetra pack containers for tea and coffee.

      • Older travelers
        7.0

        location

        breakfast is always the same everyday, aircon thermostat could not be lower than 60F, sometimes no internet connection

      • Single
        8.8

        Excellent value for basic rooms, free onsite parking, free breakfast, free wifi and a great location.

        We only had some issues with free wifi not working, but in past stay here it was just fine.

      • Older travelers
        7.8

        Proximity to the waterfront (Fisherman's Wharf, Golden Gate Bridge), Museum of Fine Arts, shopping and restaurants along Lombard, Chestnut and Filmore. And the free, covered and safe parking. All this meant we could leave the car and walk to many sites. A definite plus!

        We had a room facing Lombard Street. Noisy at times (but not unbearable). If I booked again I would inquire about a room away from the street.

      • Group of friends
        6.2

        Hotel is close to Fishermans Wharf and Marina Area. It is a budget hotel and offers free parking which is favourable in San Francisco down town.

      How to reach hotel

      hotel Buena Vista Motor Inn - San Francisco San Francisco location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      1599 Lombard Street, San Francisco, United States, 94123-3113

      Get directions
      City Center
      • San Francisco
        3.0km
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • F Market Street Car
        3.1km
      • Caltrain - 4th & King Street Station
        3.9km
      Underground stations
      • BART - Powell St. Station
        2.6km
      • BART - Montgomery St. Station
        2.7km
      • Bus stop
        200 m
      Restaurants
      • Cafe Golo (cuisine: American, Café)
        30 m
      • Atami Sushi Bar & Grill (cuisine: Sushi, Japanese)
        110 m
      Parks
      • Fort Mason, the Great Meadow
        500 m
      • San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park
        510 m
      Beaches
      • North Beach
        1.9km
      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  12 pm
      • Number of rooms:
        50