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Member Reviews (3)
- Motel 6Member ofLocal CultureBudget TravelersBusiness Travelers+ 3First to ReviewNov 16, 2013
Motel 6 is definitely an inexpensive place to stay, but then you have to put up with everything that comes with it.
Saw lots of ghetto people on the halls, people doing drugs right outside the elevators and when i had a problem with my room (it flooded) the staff just told me to find some place else to stay because they didn't have any other free rooms and didn't even help me find another hotel, or tried to place me in another Accor franchise hotel.Recommended for:Budget Travelers
- Motel 6Member ofLocal CultureBudget TravelersFoodies+ 4Apr 24, 2013
21. Motel 6, located on the corner of Geary and Larkin, follows its chain of motels and offers a big name to your stay, so that you know there is a certain level of service and standard. The front desk staff members were really friendly and courteous. Though it is a motel, the pricing seemed a bit steep for 1. Motel and 2. Location, but it probably changes with the events going on in the city. The location is close to the Polk Street Corridor, with its many bars, and local eateries, but it’s also on the edge of the Tenderloin. Kids 17 and under stay free – but again, I wouldn’t recommend travelers with young children to stay in the Tenderloin. The rooms are spacious, clean, and have similar décor of most budget-friendly motels. The carpeting was a bit old and rooms have a tv, and mini-fridge. Beds weren’t that firm, and everything is very no-frills.
Free parking is also available on premises and the elevator to the rooms is secured with electronic key access. On the first floor there is also patio with a few tables and umbrellas - the noise level isn’t too bad since it’s surrounded by rooms, but it’s definitely not a peaceful retreat from the neighborhood. For those traveling with pets, they are pet friendly. Side note: Motel 6 is eco-friendly – they received the Green Key Eco-Rating and try to reduce their environmental footprint.
- Motel 6Community ManagerMember ofLocal CultureFoodiesBackpackers+ 4Apr 12, 2013
The Motel 6 located on Geary Street in San Francisco is a professionally run motel. The staff are friendly, the building is secured and the garage (with free parking) is set away from the street. Wi-Fi and long-distance calls are complimentary, and free coffee is available in the lobby.
I happen to like the neighborhood, though I’m not sure what those unfamiliar with San Francisco might think. It’s a walk from the Civic Center area and even further from downtown, however it’s walkable in about 20 minutes. Its location near Van Ness makes it ideal for taking trips in your car out of the city, both in the direction of San Jose and the Golden Gate Bridge and beyond.
Rooms are acceptable overall, though the decor was a bit eye straining and the beds weren’t the most comfortable. The building itself is old and the courtyard area was somewhat bland, even on a sunny day. I suppose if you had the right company out there, it would be much more appealing.
Rates seem a bit high for the neighborhood, especially since I’ve seen cheaper rates in downtown San Francisco. If you’re looking for a place that accommodates pets, your car and your smoking habit (they offer smoking rooms in addition to non-smoking rooms), the extra price might be worth it for you.