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Venice
Reviewed 29 December 2009

We stayed in the Francisco Bay Inn for two nights. The hotel was CLEAN and the bed was comfortable. The trolley was just up the road but we were close enough to walk to many of the sites that SF has to offer. The complimentary breakfast was small, but the coffe was excellent and the donuts were fresh. They also...

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Canada
Reviewed 11 December 2009

We spent four nights at Francisco Bay Inn, the room was very clean , the location was convienient to the wharf, quite a few restaurants within a 15 min walk. Our biggest problem was the lack of hot water in the shower, the taps had been fixed so the water temperature was cool, On the first night .I asked for...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 21 November 2009

I thought this was a clean and affordable option in a great area. The hotel is close to Union Street, Chestnut Street, the waterfront, the Presidio and Van Ness Avenue. I was concerned about the quality given a rate of $46 but the room was clean and bright. The bathroom was spacious and functional. There was a fridge and microwave...

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martinhod
Reviewed 1 October 2009

The price is great, 99.00 weekdays, 179 weekends, Great deal, EXTREMELY CLEAN, Comfy beds, This area is so darn expensive and we had a hard time finding something reasonable. This place is nice for the money, Really close to the pier and attractions are all relatively close, drive 4 blocks east and you run right into lombard street. Free parking...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 20 September 2009

The room was clean, but very poky. Good location to Fisherman's Wharf and easy access to public transport. Not a lot of facilities.

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las vegas
Reviewed 13 September 2009

I really think that if you consider yourself in the category of high maintenance or easily complains, you might not want to stay here. I can understand why some people would give bad reviews. But honestly the place isn't bad at all. If you want something spectacular, go stay somewhere else. I had my reservations about the bad reviews. But...

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London
Reviewed 17 August 2009

We read some negative reviews here so weren't sure what to expect. But we were pleasantly surprised - the room was clean, comfortable and well equipped and the location excellent. There was some traffic noise, but not to an extent that it stopped us sleeping. Service was fine though we didn't have any problems to deal with. Free parking was...

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Washington
Reviewed 7 August 2009

I was really dissapointed with this hotel. It was outrageously overpriced but we booked late and this was all that was left in the area. The front desk was unprofessional and the rooms left a lot to be desired. I'll stay at a Travelodge or Motel 6 before I stay here again. I'm not hard to please but this place...

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Newport Beach, CA
Reviewed 6 July 2009

You get what you pay for here... the room smelled like old wet weather (what you would expect from a hotel near the bay I suppose). Once you get used to the smell, it's hard to ignore the sound of the upstairs neighbor's toilet flushing and the subsequent water trickling down the pipes in your walls- maybe someone just forgot...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 3 July 2009

So I went there and I was not expecting much but I did not pay much so that's allright. The thing that bug me the most was the day prior to leaving I asked if they could CALL me a taxi to take me to the airport the next morning. So the next morning I check out and I realize...

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Beautiful homes, beautiful people, and a beautiful backdrop of the Golden Gate Bridge welcome visitors to the Marina. Originally the location for the Panama-Pacific International Exposition in 1915 (whose remnants can be seen at the Palace of Fine Arts), much of the land was filled and flattened to accommodate a world’s fair. That ample space has given way to a jogger’s paradise at the northern edge of the city. With the picturesque bay setting as its backdrop, it’s no surprise that the area has hosted numerous movie productions. Daytime activities focus on café culture and boutique shopping, while the evenings turn this neighbourhood into a party-going hotspot.
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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on San Francisco's famous Lombard Street - home to the Golden Gate Bridge and 'The Crookedest Street in the World' - The Francisco Bay Inn provides spacious, comfortable accommodation for thousands of travelers each year. Our recently renovated rooms coupled with our excellent service will help make the Francisco Bay Inn a special part of your stay in San Francisco. Our amenities include FREE parking, FREE limited breakfast, FREE wireless high-speed internet access, In-room microwave / refrigerator, In-room iron / ironing board, cable TV, and FREE tour pickup. The Francisco Bay Inn is AAA approved and a member of the San Francisco Convention and Visitors Bureau. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Francisco Bay Inn

Address: 1501 Lombard St, San Francisco, CA 94123-3113
Region: United States > California > San Francisco > Marina District
Price Range: RM648 - RM1,431 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Francisco Bay Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 39
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Francisco Bay Motel
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“All Rooms are good but choose lower level if you have kids”
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“Think twice before booking this place”
Ali98, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Upper floor, facing Lombard St! Great parking and fantastic view of the Golden Gate Bridge!”
swals777, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“North side rooms have better view if you don't mind the noise”
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“Higest floor for a good view and less noise”
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