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Buena Vista Motor Inn, San Francisco

2.5-star2.5 stars
1599 Lombard StSan FranciscoCA94123United States of America

City-center hotel within easy reach of Lombard Street
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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Value for money
Best value for money
Great location
Fantastic service
Breakfast is average
837See all 837 reviews
From 825 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Buena Vista Motor Inn, San Francisco

from $79
  • Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed
  • Deluxe Suite, 1 Bedroom
  • Deluxe King Room with Sofabed

What’s around Buena Vista Motor Inn, San Francisco


  • In Marina District
  • Lombard Street - 16 min walk
  • Palace of Fine Arts - 28 min walk
  • Pier 39 - 29 min walk
  • Alcatraz Island - 43 min walk
  • Ghirardelli Square - 14 min walk
  • Ripley's Believe It Or Not Museum - 23 min walk
  • Wax Museum at Fisherman's Wharf - 24 min walk

Getting around

  • San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) - 30 min drive
  • Novato, CA (NOT-Gnoss Field) - 35 min drive
  • Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.) - 37 min drive
  • San Carlos, CA (SQL) - 39 min drive
  • Hayward, CA (HWD-Hayward Executive) - 42 min drive
  • Concord, CA (CCR-Buchanan Field) - 45 min drive
  • San Francisco 4th and King Station - 21 min drive
  • San Francisco Bayshore Station - 21 min drive
  • San Francisco 22nd Street Station - 22 min drive
  • Free self parking
  • Limited parking

About Buena Vista Motor Inn, San Francisco

San Francisco hotel near Fisherman's Wharf with roof terrace

In the Marina District

Buena Vista Motor Inn is in San Francisco's Marina District, a 7-minute drive from the graceful Golden Gate Bridge. Lombard Street's world-famous curves are 5 blocks away, and Ghirardelli Square's shops and ice-cream are an 11-minute walk.

Cable car rides

Fisherman's Wharf seafood restaurants and shopping are a 20-minute walk away, and you'll pass unusual street performers and entertainment along the way. You can board a cable car at Powell & Hyde, a 16-minute walk, and enjoy city views on the ride downtown to Market Street.

Free breakfast, sun deck

A free continental breakfast with pastries is served daily, and you can admire the view and unwind after a long day on the rooftop deck. Parking is free, and the front desk will help you plan your itinerary and assist with tours and transportation questions.

Free WiFi and premium TV

Each of the hotel's 50 rooms includes free WiFi, and you can watch shows or movies on premium TV channels, and some rooms have Golden Gate views. You can start your day by brewing a cup of coffee, and mini-fridges are available upon request for storing snacks and drinks.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 50 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-out time is noon

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking (limited)
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free continental breakfast
Things to do
  • Golfing nearby
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Multilingual staff
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Garden
  • In-room accessibility
Languages Spoken
  • 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
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
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


Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve a crib (infant bed)/rollaway bed. Contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Parking height restrictions apply.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Mandatory fees

Cash deposit: USD 50 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.

Recent reviews

Good 7.6 From 837 reviews

Buena Vista Motor Inn, San Francisco
Very Good8.0
Nice stay. Free parking and breakfast. We weren’t in San Fran long just passing through on way to Napa. Perfect for our needs.
bonnie s, us1 night trip
Buena Vista Motor Inn, San Francisco
Very Good8.0
Easy, safe, clean location in the city near the Ma
Easy location and on-site parking made this a no-brainer for a weekend stay in the city. Check-in and check-out was very simple fast and effective and the complimentary breakfast was ideal too.
Robert, us2 night trip
Buena Vista Motor Inn, San Francisco
The room and hallways smelled very badly. The room was clean. The only good thing is the proximity to the Marina district bars and restaurants just a few blocks away
Ozzie, us2 night trip
Buena Vista Motor Inn, San Francisco
Very Good8.0
Nice stay
Check in was great. The young man who helped was polite and quick. The room was good size for the four adults staying in it. The breakfast was basic but good. Very convenient for catching bus or walking to major attractions in SF.
Tracy, us1 night trip
Buena Vista Motor Inn, San Francisco
Our Fall Vacation
Clean, comfortable, roomy, great staff and the breakfast was very nice.
Mary, us2 night trip

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Buena Vista Motor Inn, San Francisco

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