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Buena Vista Motor Inn

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

City centre hotel within easy reach of Lombard Street
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • Collect nightsYou can collect™ Rewards nights here
Great location
Value for money
Best value for money
Fantastic service
Breakfast is average
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From 827 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Buena Vista Motor Inn

from £71
  • Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking
  • Room, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible, Non Smoking
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible

What’s around Buena Vista Motor Inn


  • In Marina District
  • Lombard Street (16-minute walk)
  • Palace of Fine Arts (28-minute walk)
  • Pier 39 (29-minute walk)
  • Alcatraz Island (43-minute walk)
  • Ghirardelli Square (14-minute walk)
  • Ripley's Believe It Or Not Museum (23-minute walk)
  • Wax Museum at Fisherman's Wharf (24-minute 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 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
  • Lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Garden
  • In-room accessibility

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
  • Fridge
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Daily housekeeping

Buena Vista Motor Inn’s small print

Also known as

  • Buena Vista Motor Inn San Francisco
  • Buena Vista Motor Inn
  • Buena Vista Motor San Francisco
  • Buena Vista Motor
  • Buena Vista Motor Hotel 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 807 reviews

Buena Vista Motor Inn
Very Good8.0
Decent hotel, great area
Decent hotel, close to the main turistic areas. Also, it felt a safe area. The breakfast is basic and the parking is limited. Overall, good value for money.
Irina, gb4 night trip
Buena Vista Motor Inn
Very Good8.0
Overall good but breakfast was bread and cake
Great location, room was good, breakfast disappointing, unless you like flour, water and sugar.
David, gb3 night trip
Buena Vista Motor Inn
Good hotel, convenient location for the harbour
First visit to San Fran, stayed for 2 nights before beginning a 'RV' road trip. All was good with the hotel, staff very helpful.
Richard, gb2 night trip
Buena Vista Motor Inn
Sorry to have stayed here need up date rooms
Room need updating and clean requires more care, breakfast room to small for size of motel.
Stephen, gb2 night romance trip
Buena Vista Motor Inn
Very Good8.0
Good basic hotel.
Well located hotel, ideal for a tourist base for a few nights. Staff were helpful and printed some tickets for me. Included breakfast was a good basic start to the day.
Nick, gb5 night romance trip

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Buena Vista Motor Inn

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