Van Ness Inn

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Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of Van Ness Inn

Van Ness Inn

3.0 star property
Guests rated this property 3.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Housekeeping
  • 24/7 front desk

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Social distancing
2850 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA, 94109

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationFort Mason5 min walk
  • Popular LocationLombard Street8 min walk
  • Popular LocationGhirardelli Square8 min walk
  • AirportSan Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.)29 min drive

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About this area

San Francisco

Located on a lake, Van Ness Inn is in Marina District, a neighborhood in San Francisco. Fort Mason and Lombard Street are notable landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Aquatic Park and Allyne Park. Check out an event or a game at Oracle Park, and consider making time for Pier 39, a top attraction not to be missed.

What's nearby

  • Fort Mason - 5 min walk
  • George Sterling Park - 5 min walk
  • San Francisco Maritime Museum - 7 min walk
  • Lombard Street - 8 min walk
  • Ghirardelli Square - 8 min walk

Getting around

  • Hyde St & Chestnut St Stop - 6 min walk
  • Bayshore Station - 12 min drive
  • San Francisco Intl. Airport (SFO) - 29 min drive


  • Black Horse London Pub - 5 min walk
  • Leopold's - 7 min walk
  • Tonic - 7 min walk
  • Matterhorn - 7 min walk
  • Saint Frank - 7 min walk

About this property

Van Ness Inn

Lakefront San Francisco motel in Marina District, walk to Lombard Street
Coffee/tea in a common area, concierge services, and a 24-hour front desk are available at this smoke-free motel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include tour/ticket assistance.
Van Ness Inn offers 42 air-conditioned accommodations with complimentary toiletries. LCD televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations.

This San Francisco motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; local and long-distance calls are complimentary (restrictions may apply). Irons/ironing boards and hair dryers can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

Languages spoken


Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)


  • No elevators

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets


  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination


  • Cable channels
  • LCD TV
  • Premium channels


  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Free long-distance calls
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Phone

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Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

An adult age 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Property is also known as

Van Ness Inn San Francisco
Van Ness Inn
Van Ness San Francisco
America`s Best Inn San Francisco Hotel San Francisco
Best Inn San Francisco
San Francisco Best Inn
America`s Best Inn San Francisco Hotel
Van Ness Inn Motel
Van Ness Inn San Francisco
Van Ness Inn Motel San Francisco

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Overall score and ratings

Rating 5 - Excellent. 146 out of 990 reviews
5 - Excellent 15%
Rating 4 - Good. 313 out of 990 reviews
4 - Good 32%
Rating 3 - Okay. 252 out of 990 reviews
3 - Okay 25%
Rating 2 - Poor. 153 out of 990 reviews
2 - Poor 15%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 126 out of 990 reviews
1 - Terrible 13%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



5/5 Excellent

Traveled with group, Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Good value low cost near buses short walk to fisherman's wharf and tram cars
Stayed 3 nights in Jun 2022

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Everything was good
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2022

3/5 Okay

Traveled with family
Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The location was great. Just a few clicks from the wharf area. The sheets were old and dirty looking. The shower head was broken and I heard dripping all night. There was a leftover bag of chips in the microwave. We found a roach behind the television. Luckily it was the day we checked out. There was a strong smell of bleach that wouldn’t go away because the windows wouldn’t open.
Stayed 2 nights in May 2022

1/5 Terrible

Business traveler
Disliked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Terrible service. No one at the desk early in the morning or after 8PM. Stayed 3 days and no cleaning or supply\coffee re-stocking. When asked only reply was that maids only clean or stock when guests checkout. Lady at the front desk gave me a towel and coffee when I complained. Not worth $50, let alone $100\day I paid. I would have been better off staying at a hostel.
Stayed 3 nights in May 2022

1/5 Terrible

Traveled with partner
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
window slates did not work, toilet roll holder was falling off the wall and there was black mold in the bathroom
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2022