Buena Vista Motor Inn - San Francisco

1599 Lombard Street, San Francisco, California, 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 public areas

Parking

On-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Sports bar

Shuttle

Shuttle service

Fitness/ Gym

Exercise gym

Spa and relaxation

Massage

Sauna

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 excellent Buena Vista Motor Inn is a 2-star accommodation featuring shuttle service, laundry and newspaper service. The hotel opened its doors in 1989 and was remodeled in 1997.

This hotel is situated 1350 meters away from Fisherman\'s Wharf. The venue is set within 3 km from San Francisco city center.

Buena Vista Motor Inn can be reached in 30 minutes by car from Oakland International airport.

Rooms

This property has 50 luxury guestrooms including king room, deluxe king room and queen suite that are appointed with climate control, television with satellite channels, a refrigerator, coffee/tea makers and direct dial telephone. Some rooms at Buena Vista Motor Inn have a view over the garden. Guests will enjoy a bathtub, a shower and a hairdryer provided in the bathrooms.

Eat & Drink

A deluxe continental breakfast is served every morning. The large pool bar features a terrace and Wi-Fi. Guests will enjoy Japanese and American cuisine of Atami Sushi Bar & Grill, which is about 150 meters away.

Services

The on-site conveniences include currency exchange, an elevator and a luggage storage.

Relax

The property features cribs, high chairs and a playground for children.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site for free.

Number of rooms:   50.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • On-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Bicycle storage
  • Vending machines
  • Carte blanche
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors
  • Mobile phone network

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym

Services

  • Shuttle service
  • Room service
  • Bicycle rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant with air conditioning
  • Sports bar

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Audiovisual equipment

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • High chairs
  • Playground

Leisure facilities

  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Sauna
  • Massage

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

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

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator on request
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave

Media

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

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 14 years
Existing bedding FREE
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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, California, United States, 94123-3113

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City Center
  • San Francisco
    3.0 km
Airports
  • Oakland International Airport (OAK)
    20.3 km
  • San Francisco International (SFO)
    20.6 km
Train Stations
  • F Market Street Car
    3.1 km
  • Caltrain - 4th & King Street Station
    3.9 km
Underground stations
  • BART - Powell St. Station
    2.6 km
  • BART - Montgomery St. Station
    2.7 km
  • Bus stop
    200 m
Restaurants
  • Cafe Golo (cuisine: American)
    30 m
  • Atami Sushi Bar & Grill (cuisine: Japanese)
    110 m
Parks
  • Fort Mason, the Great Meadow
    680 m
  • Fort Mason Center
    680 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    50

Rooms and availability

Buena Vista Motor Inn photos Exterior Hotel information
Queen Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Queen-size beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Internet access
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Television
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Offering free WiFi, this air-conditioned room includes a TV with premium cable channels and a tea and coffee making facilities. Refrigerators and microwaves are available on request.

Buena Vista Motor Inn photos Room
King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Internet access
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Television
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Offering free WiFi, this air-conditioned room includes a TV with premium cable channels and a tea and coffee making facilities. Refrigerators and microwaves are available on request.

Deluxe Queen Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Queen-size beds

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Room Description:

Deluxe|Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds

Deluxe King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Bedding:Sofa bed
Room Description:

Standard|Double room King bed - De Luxe

Deluxe One-Bedroom Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Suite|Deluxe Suite, 1 Bedroom

Buena Vista Motor Inn Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • San Francisco Duck Tours1.0 km
  • San Francisco Duck Tours1.0 km
  • Mission District1.1 km

Popular areas

  • Mrs. Doubtfire House1.0 km

Places of interest

  • Fort Mason700 m

Convention centers

  • Fort Mason Center600 m

Shopping areas

  • Ghirardelli Square700 m

Amusement

  • Namcoland1.3 km

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Lombard Street700 m
  • Fort Mason700 m

Historical sites

  • Alcatraz Island500 m

Museums

  • National Academy of Recording200 m
  • Octagon House300 m
  • Museum of Typewriters400 m
  • Maritime Museum-San Francisco600 m
  • Haas-Lilienthal House900 m
  • American Academy-Ophthalmology900 m
  • Foundation-San Francisco Hrtg900 m
  • Tattoo Art Museum1.2 km
  • Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Museum1.3 km

Parks

  • San Francisco City Park900 m

Halls

  • California Club of California1.0 km

Universities, Institutes

  • San Francisco School-Massage100 m
  • Fort Mason Art Ctr600 m
  • California School-Psychology800 m
  • San Francisco Art Institute800 m
  • Chinatown-North Beach College1.1 km
  • Univ of Pacific Schl-Dentistry1.2 km

Medical care and Hospitals

  • California Pacific Med Center1.0 km

National Parks

  • San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park600 m

Local attractions

  • Cable Car Museum1.6 km
    1201 Mason St
  • Morrison Planetarium 1.5 km
    San Francisco Academy of Science
  • SS. Peter and Paul Church 1.5 km
    666 Filbert Street
  • Pier 39 1.8 km
    Beach Street & The Embarcadero Parking area
  • Rodney Lough Jr. San Francisco Gallery1.5 km
    1 Jefferson St

Near the hotel

  • Octagon House330 m
    2645 Gough St At Union Street
  • Eurasian Interiors Chinese Antiques Furniture410 m
    1861 Union St
  • Cow Hollow670 m
    Union St
  • Fort Mason Center680 m
    Buchanan Street and Marina Boulevard
  • Wonders of Tibet350 m
    1771 Union St
  • Ghirardelli Square 730 m
    900 N Point St At Polk Street
  • CocoaBella 680 m
    2102 Union St

Restaurants nearby

  • Cafe Golo30 m

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

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

  • Bobo's (Boboquivari's)190 m

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

    76% likes this, based on 139 reviews
    Price Range: INR 2 009 - INR 5 185

  • Cafe Lombard230 m

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

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

  • Atami Sushi Bar & Grill110 m

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

    81% likes this, based on 28 reviews
    Cuisine: Japanese
    Price Range: INR 129 - INR 1 361

  • Aato Restaurant200 m

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

    77% likes this, based on 53 reviews
    Cuisine: Korean
    Price Range: INR 2 009 - INR 2 009

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 327 reviews

Rating by category:

Location
10.0
Rooms
8.0
Service
10.0
Value
8.0
Dining
8.0

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, California, United States, 94123-3113

Get directions
City Center
  • San Francisco
    3.0 km
Airports
  • Oakland International Airport (OAK)
    20.3 km
  • San Francisco International (SFO)
    20.6 km
Train Stations
  • F Market Street Car
    3.1 km
  • Caltrain - 4th & King Street Station
    3.9 km
Underground stations
  • BART - Powell St. Station
    2.6 km
  • BART - Montgomery St. Station
    2.7 km
  • Bus stop
    200 m
Restaurants
  • Cafe Golo (cuisine: American)
    30 m
  • Atami Sushi Bar & Grill (cuisine: Japanese)
    110 m
Parks
  • Fort Mason, the Great Meadow
    680 m
  • Fort Mason Center
    680 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    50