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Travelodge by the Bay

This is a 2 star hotel in San Francisco
1450 Lombard Street, San Francisco, CA, U.S.A.
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Affordable, with good value, but difficult parking according to guests
  • Free Wi-Fi and breakfast
  • Many guests agreed that the location is excellent
  • Many guests feel that the hotel has good value
  • Many reviewers described their rooms as comfortable and well maintained
  • Guests had mixed opinions regarding the staff
  • Many guests had difficulty parking
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Editor's Analysis

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Updated on Aug 28, 2013
The Travelodge by the Bay, situated in San Francisco, CA, is located 5 minutes away by car from Fisherman's Wharf, which can also be accessed within a 20-minute walk.

In this hotel, dogs are allowed for a nightly fee of $23 per pet. The property is smoke free. There are two floors with 71 rooms. 

Each room includes air conditioning, a coffeemaker, a safe, a hair dryer, free Wi-Fi, and cable TV. Each room also includes either a queen bed, two queen beds, or a king bed, depending on the room.

In the Travelodge by the Bay, a free breakfast is served daily. There is an on-site restaurant and bar. On-site parking is $13.80 per night, and features in-and-out privileges.

For the guests' needs, available is a paid airport shuttle (contact the hotel for details), laundry facilities, a 24-hour front desk, a concierge desk, a staff capable of speaking multiple languages, and tour assistance. 

Some places that guests staying at the Travelodge by the Bay may want to visit include Lombard Street, which is 3 minutes away by car, Ghirardelli Square, which is also 3 minutes away by car (or 9 minutes on foot), and San Francisco International Airport (SFO), which is 25 minutes away by car. (All transportation time estimates sourced from Google Maps)
The Good
The majority of guests enjoyed their stay at the Travelodge by the Bay and were satisfied.

Many guests agreed that the location is excellent, as many points of interest such as Fisherman's Wharf are in walking distance.

Many guests feel that the hotel had good value. These guests were satisfied with the price they paid and felt the hotel was affordable. However, there were also those who complained about value and prices.

Many guests found their rooms to be clean and comfortable. However, there were also some complaints (see below).

The Bad
Many of the complaints made regarding the Travelodge by the Bay were isolated incidents, but there were still a significant number of reoccurring complaints within the reviews sourced for this analysis.

Guests had mixed opinions about the staff. 

Many guests had difficulty parking, and found that during the duration of their stay, the hotel lacked enough parking spaces. Some of these guests reported that walking to their destination was a good alternative. One guest mentioned that the parking lot is shared with a nearby restaurant.

Some guests did complain about rooms. There were a few complaints about cleanliness, but also about broken fixtures. A few guests also mentioned unreliable Wi-Fi.

A few guests complained about the breakfast, primarily citing a lack of variety. 

A few guests complained about value and pricing. At least one of these guests acknowledged that although they felt the prices were high, it was competitive for the area. guests rated this hotel 3.6 out of 5 and 79% of guests recommended it based on 439 reviews. guests rated this hotel 3.5 out of 5 based on 356 reviews. ranked this hotel #14 of 39 San Francisco specialty lodging, with an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 based on 395 reviews.

Guest Reviews

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113.74 USD - 0.00 USD Travelodge by the Bay
Out of 214 hotels
Guest Rating Explained
Rating: 6.6 / 10

No. of guest ratings: 1
No. of guest comments: 1
Guest Recommended: Yes
Popularity Ranking Explained

Rating: #42 out of 214 hotels in San Francisco ranked by guests.
Guest Recommendations
"It's great to be able to leave home and take our pets with us. Our dogs are a vital part of our family and we greatly appreciate accomodations that allow us to travel together."
Patty from Hemet, CA US rated Travelodge by the Bay 8 out of 10 on November 01, 2003


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Travelodge by the Bay

  • Restaurant
  • Parking
  • Tour Desk
  • Bar / Lounge
  • Elevator / Lift
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Air Conditioned
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Safe-Deposit Box
  • Cable / Satellite TV
  • Hair Dryer
  • TV
  • Photocopier
  • En suite
  • Private Bathroom
  • Private Toilet
  • Luggage Storage
  • Self Laundry

User Contributed Info

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Category Accommodation and Food Services
Fax 415-673-3232
Friday Closing Time 24:00
Friday Opening Time 00:00
Listing Type Place
Monday Closing Time 24:00
Monday Opening Time 00:00
Place Activities Sleeping / Lodging (hotel, chalet, B&B, cabin...)
Saturday Closing Time 24:00
Saturday Opening Time 00:00
Sunday Closing Time 24:00
Sunday Opening Time 00:00
Thursday Closing Time 24:00
Thursday Opening Time 00:00
Tuesday Closing Time 24:00
Tuesday Opening Time 00:00
Wednesday Closing Time 24:00
Wednesday Opening Time 00:00

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