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Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

Compact, beautiful property with well maintained rooms. Convenient location. Had a couple minor glitches, addressed promptly and courteously. Hot tub under renovation, courtyard lawn cordoned off - nice features when they're reopened.

Thank Ken P
Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Stayed for pleasure in the middle of May. 3 people Wife, husband and older daughter. We rented a 2 room with a kitchen. The two rooms were small but gave us the separation to allow the daughter to have a room to herself. The kitchen made for a place to sit for breakfast and have a cup of coffee without...

Thank szimn
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

A serene gem near Ocean Beach. Clean and comfortable, run by real people who lovingly care for property and guests. Looking forward to next time we visit when we can use hot tub! Grateful to know that personal touch is still possible in corporatized San Francisco. We love SF'S best remaining haven for travelers. Thank you Mark, Jack, and all...

Thank Marta J
Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 17 May 2016

I love vintage motels and this being the first motel in San Francisco was all I had hoped it would be. Great neon sign and charming streamlined modern style rooms with vintage tile and kitchenettes. Great location by the zoo and beach as well as being affordable. If you prefer chain motels this is not for you. It was like...

1Thank Donald H
San Diego, California
Reviewed 11 May 2016

Cute place although the room decor was extremely dated. Friendly staff and good location especially if your kids are at SF State. The water pressure on the 2nd floor was awful and it took about 3 minutes for the water to heat up. There are signs posted not to take showers lasting longer than 5 minutes and I was concerned...

Thank Katie C
Avila Beach
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

You know coming in that this is a vintage motel in the Sunset District close to the ocean, so it is old and windy and cold. You only realize when you get into your room and see the industrial ear plugs next to the bed that a train track runs next to the motel. You will need the ear plugs....

1Thank LoveTrippin2
Reviewed 29 April 2016

Recently I made a reservation for an overnight stay at the only place I now stay in SF. Due to an unlikely confusion, my reservation was cancelled, HOWEVER, Chester was so concerned about the situation that he gave me an upgraded room at the same price and was ever so gracious about it. I love the location near the ocean...

Thank Karen P
Long Valley, New Jersey
Reviewed 9 April 2016

We wanted to stay close to San Francisco Zoo and found this gem! This motel was inaugurated in the same year as the Golden Gate bridge. It is historical also because it was the first motel in San Francisco. It is very well maintained. The grounds are impeccable. We stayed in a suite with 2 rooms for a family of...

1Thank MCNICE9
Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 23 February 2016

The first motel in San Francisco. Wonderful period architecture and mature landscaping two blocks from the beach. The rooms have been modernized but the size and features are straight out of the 30s. Try breakfast a few blocks away at Java Beach… Very close to the zoo and public transportation at your doorstep. A great find and a great budget...

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 19 December 2015

If you need Marriott style, Ocean Park is not for you. It is old world, comfy, thoughtful and the owners take pains to provide the extra touch. We were attending a function at the nearby Irish Cultural Center, and needed an overnight stay. They recommended Ocean Park. And it was good. Rooms small, but a nice kitchen. And comfortable beds....

2Thank stewart p

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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
San Francisco's first motel is an award-winning Art Deco gem where guests enjoy our secluded gardens after a whirl of downtown attractions. Family friendly rates in a variety of rooms, some with full kitchens. Dogs are welcome and enjoy Ocean Beach and nearby Fort Funston. Entirely non-smoking, with free parking, local calls, and internet. Twenty minutes' drive to airport or downtown, with downtown streetcar at door. Near UCSF, SFSU, Golden Gate Park; opposite beach/zoo. ... more   less 

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Address: 2690 46th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94116-2699
Region: United States > California > San Francisco
Price Range: $98 - $229 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 24
Also Known As:
Ocean Park Hotel San Francisco
Ocean Park San Francisco
Hotel Style:
#5 Best Value Hotel in San Francisco
#63 Family Hotel in San Francisco
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“Suites are small, but we managed to have a family meeting with 6 comfortably. But no sitting room.”
 of 5 bubbles Tdaily, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Upstairs means a narrow stair and no elevator, so ask.”
 of 5 bubbles schafphoto, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
“They have great kitchenettes and two bedrooms in some rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles 422donaldh, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“Ask for one of the rooms with microwave and fridge.”
 of 5 bubbles karenpN7569YR, 29 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Quieter rooms are further from the street. Larger suites usually have more stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles FairOaksCalifornian, 16 Nov 2015 | Read review
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