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Omaha, Nebraska
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Located right on the boarder of Little Italy, Pier 39 area & Ghirardeli Square, walking distance to most tourist attractions, this little hotel is awesome: location, price, free parking right next to the front desk, big & clean rooms, in our case with a view of the Telegraph Hill. The only reason I didn't give it a 5 is their...

1Thank RobN385
Grants Pass, Oregon
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

We picked this motel because we had stayed at a sister motel (Coventry Motel) in another part of San Francisco. It was a bit less expensive so we thought we would try it. Great choice! The location is perfect. About 2 blocks from the beginning of the Powell and Mason Cable car. Easy access to the city bus system. They...

5Thank Sharrol7
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Just a short walk to the Fisherman's Wharf area and Little Italy, super safe to walk to and from things, even at night. Denny's nearby for breakfast. Good fast internet, safe in the room, comfy beds and a super courteous staff...What's not to love. I'd stay here again and I'm sort of snobish when it comes to hotels..

6Thank beachfiinder
Hugo, Minnesota
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Selected this place after weighing price, location, and reviews. So glad we did! Walgreens and cable car route one block away, only a 10 minute walk to the wharf. We didn't have any issues with leaving our rental car in the parking garage (we made sure nothing was left inside it), and the room was fine for what we needed....

5Thank Michele M
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 5 December 2016

We stayed here in 3 rooms on a family holiday from Australia for 2 nights.First visit to San Fran for all of us.My daughter picked here as it is close to Fisherman's wharf and the ferry to Alcatraz,walking distance, and parking is included. The rooms are clean and comfortable though a little dated,no fridge included but available if required. Free...

1Thank David R
Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Wonderful spot..comfy, friendly, clean and great location...why spend all your money on luxury hotel when you are going to be out site seeing anyway. Friendly staff..comfy beds and room was clean. Will be our go to hotel from now on when in sf.

1Thank dee s
King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 14 November 2016

front desk personal very friendly and helpful, there was free parking, clean well furnished room, walking distance to restaurants and local attractions, I would stay there again if I were to visit the San Francisco area.

1Thank bill s
Vancouver, Washington
Reviewed 14 November 2016

The price was way more than the room was worth because hotels were price gouging due to Fleet Week and a large Tech convention. Shame on them! We needed a room for less than 24 hours as we were taking a cruise the following day. The hotel is in desperate need of a makeover. EVERYTHING is old and worn. Check-in...

1Thank TheSkipper1952
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

I didn't like the hotel. It looks very tired. No fridge and microwave in the room. The lamp is hanging right on the way to and from the balcony (there're no windows, just balcony). We hit that lamp all the time! No breakfast. The reception guy was trying to give us the room opposite to the elevator and a noisy...

1Thank Nikannika
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Don't be put off by the slightly dated decor. IT'S FANTASTIC! Great location near all transit and tourist areas. Big size rooms, great shower pressure, connecting rooms if needed. Good wifi . And a great room rate. Enjoy your stay

1Thank John M

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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: ₹ 11,195 - ₹ 19,379 (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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See which rooms travellers prefer

“209 faced a wall, but was comfortable and quiet”
 of 5 bubbles Marcus4, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“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
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