Surf Motel - San Francisco

2265 Lombard St, San Francisco, United States, 94123  show map
 2 stars
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Surf Motel - San Francisco

Free Wi-Fi
Free parking
Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

TV

Flat-screen TV

Elevator
Breakfast

Continental breakfast

Verified Reviews:

  • Room was clean and functional - Continental breakfast consisted of a box of muffins and donuts - Towels were thin
  • Room was small, but comfortable - Safe and trendy neigborhood with good ethnic restaurants - Hairdryer was broken
  • Noise from the road in front of the motel - Close to the marina triangle - Rooms were clean - Staff was friendly
  • Room was very clean - Fishermans wharf only a 20min walk away - Free internet was a huge plus - No flat screen t.v
  • Large bathroom with iron and board - Room was basic but clean - Free parking was a huge bonus

Overview

Surf Motel is a 2-star comfortable hotel providing a non-smoking accommodation only minutes away from War Memorial Opera House, Nob Hill and Presidio of San Francisco. Founded in 1950, the hotel underwent a renovation in 2005.

The hotel’s convenient location offers quick access to a palace and a theater. The property lies within 4 km from the city center.

Within walking distance of Marina district with restaurants and bars.

Surf Motel is within a 25-minute drive to San Francisco International airport.

Rooms

This property comprises 36 rooms featuring deluxe double room, deluxe suite and double room with a laptop-size safe, a trouser press, climate control, flat-screen television and coffee/tea makers. Room facilities also include a microwave and a fridge for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

A complimentary continental breakfast is served from 07:00 to 09:00. Ihop offers American dishes and lies 50 meters away.

Services

There are a safety deposit box, a lift and a car park available on the premises.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

The personnel at the hotel speaks English, Spanish, Chinese, Hindi, Gujarati.

Number of rooms:   36.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • Limited time reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Children are welcome
  • Elevator
  • Exterior corridors
  • Multilingual staff

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning

Bathroom

  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Free local telephone calls
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

How to reach hotel

hotel Surf Motel - San Francisco San Francisco location
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Hotel Address:

2265 Lombard St, San Francisco, United States, 94123

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City Center
  • San Francisco
    3.3 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • F Market Street Car
    4.0 km
  • Caltrain - 4th & King Street Station
    4.6 km
Underground stations
  • BART - Civic Center Station
    3.2 km
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Home Plate (cuisine: American)
    20 m
  • Ihop (cuisine: American)
    30 m
Parks
  • San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park
    1.2 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    36

Rooms and availability

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Double Room
Bed type: Double bed
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  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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Standard|Full Bed - Nonsmoking Room - Free Continental Breakfast

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    King Room
    Bed type: King-size bed
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    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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    Standard|1 King Bed - Smoking Room - Free Continental Breakfast

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      Queen Suite
      Bed type: 2 Single beds
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      Suite|2 Queen Beds - Suite - Fridge, Microwave

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        Queen Room
        Bed type: Queen-size bed or 2 Queen-size beds or 2 Single beds
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        • Air conditioning
        • Private bathroom
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        Standard|2 Queen Beds - Smoking Room - Free Continental Breakfast

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          Deluxe Queen Suite
          Bed type: 2 Queen-size beds
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            Deluxe Queen Room
            Bed type: 2 Queen-size beds
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              How to reach hotel

              hotel Surf Motel - San Francisco San Francisco location
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              Hotel Address:

              2265 Lombard St, San Francisco, United States, 94123

              Get directions
              City Center
              • San Francisco
                3.3 km
              Airports
              Train Stations
              • F Market Street Car
                4.0 km
              • Caltrain - 4th & King Street Station
                4.6 km
              Underground stations
              • BART - Civic Center Station
                3.2 km
              • Bus stop
                100 m
              Restaurants
              • Home Plate (cuisine: American)
                20 m
              • Ihop (cuisine: American)
                30 m
              Parks
              • San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park
                1.2 km
              Hotel information
              • Check-in:
                from  3 pm
              • Check-out:
                until  11 am
              • Number of rooms:
                36

              Surf Motel Location

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              What's nearby

              Tourist attractions

              • Pacific Heights - 700 m

              Popular areas

              • Mrs. Doubtfire House - 600 m
              • Full House House - 1.4 km

              Places of interest

              • Fort Mason - 1.2 km

              Convention centers

              • Fort Mason Center - 900 m

              Sport related

              • Palace of Fine Arts Theatre - 800 m

              Shopping areas

              • Fetish - 1.3 km
              • Ghirardelli Square - 1.6 km

              Monuments and Landmarks

              • Palace of Fine Arts - 800 m
              • Fort Mason - 1.2 km

              Historical sites

              • Alcatraz Island - 400 m

              Museums

              • Museum of Typewriters - 700 m
              • Octagon House - 1.0 km
              • National Academy of Recording - 1.0 km
              • Foundation-San Francisco Hrtg - 1.4 km
              • Haas-Lilienthal House - 1.4 km
              • Maritime Museum-San Francisco - 1.5 km
              • Museum of Russian Culture - 1.5 km
              • City Arts and Lectures Inc - 1.5 km

              Parks

              • Presidio of San Francisco - 1.6 km

              Halls

              • 3220 Gallery - 1.3 km
              • Russian Center of SF Inc - 1.5 km
              • California Club of California - 1.6 km

              Universities, Institutes

              • Fort Mason Art Ctr - 800 m
              • San Francisco School-Massage - 900 m
              • San Francisco - 1.0 km
              • Univ of Pacific Schl-Dentistry - 1.1 km

              Medical care and Hospitals

              • California Pacific Med Center - 1.0 km

              National Parks

              • San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park - 1.5 km

              Local attractions

              • San Francisco Maritime Museum/Aquatic Park Bathhouse Building - 1.5 km
                900 Beach Street, San Francisco
              • Presidio National Park - 1.7 km
                San Francisco, CA 94129
              • Japantown - 1.7 km
                Post and Buchanan Streets, San Francisco
              • Nob Hill - 1.5 km
                San Francisco, CA 94109
              • Japan Center - 1.7 km
                Bordered by Geary Boulevard and Fillmore, San Francisco

              Near the hotel

              • Marina Green - 870 m
                San Francisco, CA
              • Fort Mason Center - 970 m
                Buchanan Street and Marina Boulevard, San Francisco
              • Octagon House - 1.0 km
                2645 Gough Street, San Francisco
              • San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park - 1.2 km
                499 Jefferson St, San Francisco
              • Palace of Fine Arts - 1.0 km
                3601 Lyon Street, San Francisco
              • Fort Mason, the Great Meadow - 990 m
                Bay Street and Franklin Street, San Francisco
              • Crissy Field - 1.2 km
                1199 East Beach, San Francisco

              Restaurants nearby

              • Home Plate - 20 m

                Address: 2274 Lombard St
                Phone: 415-922-4663

                85% likes this, based on 104 reviews
                Cuisine: American
                Price Range: GBP 1 - GBP 10

              • Mel's Drive-In - Lombard - 160 m

                Address: 2165 Lombard Street
                Phone: 415 921 2867; 415 921 3039

                75% likes this, based on 212 reviews
                Cuisine: American
                Price Range: GBP 7 - GBP 10

              • Isa - 120 m

                Address: 3324 Steiner St
                Phone: 415 567 9588

                77% likes this, based on 130 reviews
                Cuisine: French, Californian
                Price Range: GBP 24 - GBP 31

              • Ihop - 30 m

                Address: 2299 Lombard Street
                Phone: 415-921-4004

                Cuisine: American

              • Amici's East Coast Pizzeria - 80 m

                Address: 2200 Lombard St
                Phone: 415-885-4500

                65% likes this, based on 89 reviews
                Price Range: GBP 0 - GBP 15

              Hotel information
              • Check-in:
                from  3 pm
              • Check-out:
                until  11 am
              • Number of rooms:
                36
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              Surf Motel Reviews

              Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Surf Motel

              Average guest rating

              6.2out of 10
              Good
              Based on 284 reviews

              Rating by category:

              Location
              6.0
              Rooms
              6.0
              Service
              6.0
              Value
              8.0
              Dining
              6.0

              Guest reviews

              • Single
                3.8

                Location was great.

                I felt unsafe. There was nothing clean about the hotel. It seemed like a "crack house".

              • Group of friends
                5.4

                I liked the price and the size of the room.

                Very musty smelling, tub didn't drain, no mini fridge (inconvenient, but not a deal breaker in my book), and our room was right next to the ice machine which became very loud in the morning when people wanted ice.

              • Older travelers
                5.4

                It was cheap

                I had to plunge my own toilet when it got plugged up. I had to fix a broken wire in a light and I had to fix the lock on the bathroom door.

              • Group of friends
                2.8

                The location wasn't bad, quite accessible to transport. The beds were quite comfortable as well. Altho' no laundry facilities available at hotel, there was one close by just around the corner.

                There were no reviews available for this motel so we went in blind. Tap in bathroom broken for the duration despite numerous requests for repair. A variety of excuses were given. We were offered another room however we declined this as we had already unpacked and felt sure the tap would be fixed pronto. The toilet got blocked and the manager gave us a key to another room as he told us that it was the "maid's job to use the plunger". Breakfast was a choice of pre-packed danish offered in a plastic crate. Restaurant service next door, altho' open 24 hours, was woeful.

              • Single
                7.4

                Very convenient to downtown shopping / eating and Wharf shopping / eating. It's near several bus lines.

                I'd like a small room refrigerator.

              • Couple
                7.0

                Good location - close to many city attractions.

                Complimentary breakfast was a joke - one very sweet cookie wrapped in a foil. That's all.

              • Family with children
                4.6

                very good location, close to the marina, restaurants.

                breakfast was a joke; no fridge in the room; not so clean and very dark place

              • Older travelers
                5.8

                The office staff was friendly. There is an elevator which is a big plus. We stayed during Fleet Week, and we were happy to have a room for a reasonable price anywhere in San Francisco.

                Lombard Street is noisy twenty-four hours a day. Although our room was in the back, there was still a lot of street noise.

              • Couple
                9.2

                good value for money, very helpfull staff! They have plenty of tips to discover the city. Very kind. Ideally situated to discover the city, parking available, busses nearby. Would recommend it to everyone!

              • Group of friends
                7.0

                It was just a place to sleep

                Light bulbs burned out, one security lock broken, no lik for coffee pot so it did not work. The place was clean.

              • Single
                6.6

                The location is perfect, you can walk to the beach....

                No fridg, for the price I should had......

              • Older travelers
                9.6

                great location in marina district.close to crissy field & bay.great eating choices & selections!! very level walking areas.

              • Couple
                4.6

                It has a good location on Lombard Street. There is a bus close by that brings you to Ghirardelli Square. If you have a car, there is sufficient parkingplace at the hotel. It looks nice from the outside.

                We are travelling for more than 2 months through the USA and this was the worst motel/hotel we slept in. There was an awful smell in the room like wet carpet or a broken sewer. We checked in and let the door open for almost an hour but without any improvement. The smell remained. We stayed because we were tired and didn't want to look around for a new place to sleep. The springs of the mattress were terrible and doesn't allow you to sleep. There was a bad TV signal: snow. The breakfast is just one cookie. If you ask for coffee, they give you a coffee filter to brew your own coffee in your room. Overall: forget about the breakfast! There are much better alternatives on Lombard Street than this motel.

              • Family with children
                8.2

                Stuff, Location, Price

                No good breakfast, old dirty carpet.

              • Single
                4.6

                Position

                Room not very clean and a bit cold at night. Radiator full of dust so didn't think it would be a good idea to switch it on as it gave bad smell.

              How to reach hotel

              hotel Surf Motel - San Francisco San Francisco location
              Show big map »

              Hotel Address:

              2265 Lombard St, San Francisco, United States, 94123

              Get directions
              City Center
              • San Francisco
                3.3 km
              Airports
              Train Stations
              • F Market Street Car
                4.0 km
              • Caltrain - 4th & King Street Station
                4.6 km
              Underground stations
              • BART - Civic Center Station
                3.2 km
              • Bus stop
                100 m
              Restaurants
              • Home Plate (cuisine: American)
                20 m
              • Ihop (cuisine: American)
                30 m
              Parks
              • San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park
                1.2 km
              Hotel information
              • Check-in:
                from  3 pm
              • Check-out:
                until  11 am
              • Number of rooms:
                36