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1 room, 2 adults

Buena Vista Motor Inn, San Francisco

2.5-star2.5 stars
Great for families

Good to know

  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Beach nearby
  • Refrigerator
  • Elevator
1599 Lombard St, San Francisco, CA, 94123, United States of America

Walking distance from Fort Mason
  • Free WiFi in lobby and free parking
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge)
    • Beach nearby
    • Refrigerator
    • Elevator
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Buena Vista Motor Inn, San Francisco

from $497 CAD
  • Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking
  • Room, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible, Non Smoking
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking
  • King Room with Sofa Bed
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible
  • Family Suite, 2 Queen Beds
  • Suite

What’s around Buena Vista Motor Inn, San Francisco


  • In Marina District
  • Ghirardelli Square - 12 min walk
  • Pier 39 - 28 min walk
  • Moscone Convention Center - 2.4 mi / 3.9 km
  • Presidio of San Francisco - 2.5 mi / 4.1 km
  • Alcatraz Island - 1.7 mi / 2.8 km
  • Golden Gate Park - 3.2 mi / 5.2 km
  • Oracle Park - 3.4 mi / 5.5 km

Getting around

  • San Francisco Intl. Airport (SFO) - 26 min drive
  • Oakland Intl. Airport (OAK) - 34 min drive
  • Hayward, CA (HWD-Hayward Executive) - 33 min drive
  • San Carlos, CA (SQL) - 32 min drive
  • Concord, CA (CCR-Buchanan Field) - 38 min drive
  • Novato, CA (NOT-Gnoss Field) - 39 min drive
  • San Francisco Station - 6 min drive
  • 22nd Street Station - 8 min drive
  • Bayshore Station - 12 min drive
  • Hyde St & Lombard St Stop - 9 min walk
  • Hyde St & Greenwich St Stop - 10 min walk
  • Hyde St & Chestnut St Stop - 10 min walk

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 51 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-3:30 AM
  • Check-out time is noon
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. An adult age 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas



  • Free self parking on site (limited)

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Water dispenser
Things to do
  • Golfing nearby
Working away
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Elevator
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Garden
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Closed-captioned TV
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • German
  • Russian

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Premium bedding
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 42-inch TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free local calls
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Daily housekeeping

Buena Vista Motor Inn, San Francisco’s small print

Also known as

  • Buena Vista Inn
  • Buena Vista Motor
  • Buena Vista Motor Inn
  • Buena Vista Motor Inn San Francisco
  • Buena Vista Motor San Francisco
  • Buena Vista Motor Hotel San Francisco
  • Buena Vista Motor Inn Hotel
  • Buena Vista Motor Inn San Francisco
  • Buena Vista Motor Inn Hotel San Francisco


Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Parking height restrictions apply.

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds, rollaway/extra beds, and onsite parking.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; masks are required in public areas.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 72 hours between bookings.

The property affirms that it adheres to the Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global) sanitization guidelines and the SafeStay (AHLA - USA) sanitization guidelines.

Mandatory fees

Deposit: USD 50 per accommodation, per stay

Optional extras

Microwaves are available for USD 10 per day

Rollaway beds are available for USD 10.0 per day

Cribs/Infant beds are available for USD 10.0 per day

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Buena Vista Motor Inn, San Francisco

  • Does Buena Vista Motor Inn offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Buena Vista Motor Inn does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is Buena Vista Motor Inn currently open?
    This property is closed from October 22 2020 to April 30 2021 (dates subject to change).
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Buena Vista Motor Inn?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff wear personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at Buena Vista Motor Inn?
    Yes, there's free self parking. Parking spots may be limited.
  • Are pets allowed at Buena Vista Motor Inn?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Buena Vista Motor Inn?
    You can check in from 3:00 PM to 3:30 AM. Check-out time is noon. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Buena Vista Motor Inn?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include Pane e Vino (4-min walk), Roam Artisan Burgers (5-min walk), and The Brick Yard (5-min walk).
  • Is there an onsite casino at Buena Vista Motor Inn?
    No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but San Pablo Lytton Casino (24-min drive) is nearby.
  • What is there to do near Buena Vista Motor Inn?
    Recommended spots to visit include Ghirardelli Square (12-min walk) and Pier 39 (1.4 mi), along with Moscone Convention Center (2.4 mi) and Presidio of San Francisco (2.5 mi).

Recent reviews

Good 7.8 From 643 reviews

Very Good 8.0
Breakfast wasn’t great, very limited. Check in staff awesome, room good, clean
ca1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Location was good, proximity to transportation was great. Friendly staff and clean rooms.
ca4 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Nice hotel, well situated and from what I saw the only hotel to offer a breakfast (which was surprisingly full of great stuff to eat) and parking. Walking distance to most major attractions; Lombard street, pier, Chinatown, little Italy.
ca2 night romance trip
Good 6.0
Prepaid but said our booking was canceled g
Showed up at the hotel, we had prepaid for and they said our booking was canceled but was not. Manager was sorry, found us another hotel, drive us there and paid for our first night.
John, ca2 night family trip
Very Good 8.0
The location is good with a car; The free parking is a definitely a plus. I had a room on the street; the traffic is really noisy.
Garou, ca2 night trip
Good 6.0
Nice clean & renovated hotel but has strong smell of bleach in the hallway & inside room. We have a qiet room facing away from the noisy main street.
Fc, ca4 night trip
Good 6.0
The rate included a continental breakfast which is great. The area in which it was held was too small for the number of guests at hotel. Not sure why it was in the hotel lobby. People had to wait for someone to leave so they can get a seat to eat their breakfast.
ca2 night trip
Very Good 8.0
Basic hotel, clean and comfortable
Great location. We walked everywhere including up Lombard street to 'the crookedest road' then on to Telegraph Hill and the Exploratorium. Appreciated the free parking. Hotel staff could have been friendlier, but seemed on par with San Fran staff elsewhere. Room was clean with older blankets. We had a quiet room on the side of the building. Location felt safe. Breakfast was pastries, bagels, cereal, tea coffee, juice. Would recommend.
ca2 night family trip
Fair 4.0
Great location, nice people, awful condition
The hotel was under construction, the walls were peeling and the bathroom smelled of paint. The elevator license posted was years expired, and the entire property is extremely outdated and in poor condition. We booked a suite for our family, but were told that the suite wasn’t clean and were given two rooms instead, which weren’t adjoining.
Kristen , ca2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Very helpful staff members. Great location to to the Golden Gate Bridge Pier 33 Alcatraz and Fisherman's Wharf as well as good restaurants
bryan, ca4 night trip

Buena Vista Motor Inn, San Francisco

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