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Comfort Inn by the Bay
Ranked #93 of 231 Hotels in San Francisco
Reviewed 18 April 2014

We stayed here for two nights and the location was great. The price of parking was ridiculous at $26./day. But it was within walking distance to the crookedest street and Fisherman's Wharf. The staff was great. Good breakfast. No fridge or microwave. Room was clean. Would stay here again because of the price and location.

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 15 April 2014

I was a little hesistant about this hotel since I'd never stayed at a Comfort Inn before. The price was right and it was only a 10 minute walk to Fisherman's Wharf so I figured for those reasons alone, it was worth it. The staff were pleasent, the room was decent, and the free breakfast had many options. Not all rooms have a view of the bridge, but if you're willing to pay a little more, they will offer to upgrade you at check in. I would most likely stay here again when traveling to San Fran in the future.

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  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled with family
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Reviewed 11 April 2014

This was recommended as a hotel close to a conference at the Fort Mason centre. The location is good. But the very dirty windows gave the room a dingy feel, the windows don't open, the air conditioning is ancient, and worst of all for a business trip or any sort of trip in 2014, the wifi kept flaking out. I called the front desk and they said it was working for everyone else. I called the next morning and the front desk had me call their service provider (!) who then called the front desk (!!). So I think the front desk was just trying to get rid of me and couldn't really be bothered. The wifi worked for a while after that, then flaked out again. After staying here two nights I did some research and found much nicer hotels with working wifi for the same price. I gather a lot of the guests were there on packages so their rate may have been much less, but as a basic hotel I don't think they can justify their rates if they're anything near a good hotel.

I will say the included breakfast was ok, but of course there are better breakfast spots in the area.

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled on business
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Reviewed 1 April 2014

I stayed here last night. I had a king size bed. The room looked great, I had a good night's sleep. However the best part of the stay was the staff. Each member of the front desk (including a woman who saw me check in and spoke to me at the bus station) was helpful and knowledgable. Instead of taking taxis which I planned to do, I was introduced to public transportation by the staff. I can only imagine how much money I saved, and I got a good sense of San Francisco. I was able to get around easily and felt self-confident. Alex especially took the time to locate places for me. I would highly recommend the hotel (as well as a visit to San Francisco; I have been here just over 24 hours and have already met some amazing people.

I also want to thank everyone who takes the time to write a review. It is very helpful to know where to go, and some things to expect, in a new city. tripadvisor rocks!

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled solo
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Reviewed 31 March 2014

Have just come back from a four night stay here and miss it and San Francisco already, the staff were always very nice and helpful when we spoke to them. The rooms and everywhere else was very clean. Nice sized room and very comfy bed. Breakfast was decent and always got a table. I would stay here again without doubt.

Stayed: March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 31 March 2014

Stayed here 5 nights as a family of four. Rooms are spacious and ours looked out to the Golden Gate Bridge (L5). Easy walk to Fisherman's Wharf.

Our maid Eva was lovely and our kids loved that she would line up their toys each day. After a long day out they loved walking in each day and seeing this.

Breakfast was a great variety including fresh fruit although could get busy.

Only complaint was the WiFi was terrible but if you used before 8am seemed better.

Stayed: March 2014, travelled with family
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Reviewed 30 March 2014 via mobile

I would recommend this hotel for various reasons.

It is conveniently located near Palace of Fine Arts, Lombard St (crooked road), Conservatory of Flowers, and Japanese Tea Garden.
It has a good view of te Gold Gate bridge (request for room with the view).
Staff are responsive- in spite of bein busy on the phone.
Complimentary, and filling, breakfast.
The room I checked in is amply spaced for a group of 3; enough towels; comfortable beds.

Tip: the parking space is compact and its entrance is on Lombard St, costs $26+tax per day.

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Address: 2775 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94109-1497
Region: United States > California > San Francisco > Marina District
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #93 of 231 Hotels in San Francisco
Price Range: £113 - £263 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Comfort Inn by the Bay 2.5*
Number of rooms: 138
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Comfort Inn® By the Bay is conveniently located off U.S. 101, near Fisherman's Wharf, the San Francisco Marina Yacht Harbor, Fort Mason Center, Union Street and Lombard Street, the World's Crookedest Street. This San Francisco, CA hotel is close to popular attractions, including AT&T Park, the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco Chinatown and the San Francisco Civic Center Plaza. ... more   less 
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