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Motel 6 San Francisco CA - Fisherman's Wharf - San Francisco - Bedroom
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Geary Parkway Motel - San Francisco - Bedroom
Geary Parkway Motel
7.8 Good
Richmond District$135+
Free Wi-Fi
Inn At Golden Gate
7.2 Good
Marina District$142+
Free Wi-Fi
Motel Capri
7.4 Good
Cow Hollow$150+
Free Wi-Fi
Surf Motel
6.6 Okay
Cow Hollow$94+
Free Wi-Fi
Townhouse Motel
6.4 Okay
Marina District$102+
Free Wi-Fi
Pacific Heights Inn
7.7 Good
Cow Hollow$190+
Free Wi-Fi
Beach Motel
6.5 Okay
Outer Sunset$136+
Free Wi-Fi
Presidio Parkway Inn
7.2 Good
Cow Hollow$110+
Free Wi-Fi
Lombard Plaza Motel
8 Very good
Marina District$166+
Free Wi-Fi
Marina Motel
8.3 Very good
Marina District$229+
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Seaside Inn
8.2 Very good
Marina District$215+
Free Wi-Fi

How much is a San Francisco motel?

Here are our most popular & best value motels

2 stars and below

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Top tips for finding San Francisco motel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap motel in San Francisco, you should consider going during the low season. You’ll generally find lower-priced motels in San Francisco in February and December.
  • Motel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll likely find the best motel deals in San Francisco if you stay on a Thursday. The most expensive day for motel bookings is Monday.
  • If you want to ensure you grab a bargain, try to book more than 90 days before your stay to get the best price for a San Francisco motel.
  • The cheapest 3-star motel in San Francisco found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $125, while the most expensive was $497.
  • Don’t know how much time you need to see all the sights? KAYAK users usually book their motel in San Francisco for 3 days.

FAQs when booking a motel in San Francisco

  • What are the best motels near Union Square?

    Union Square is a popular area in San Francisco and there are many motels closeby. Check out Travelodge by Wyndham San Francisco Bay or Surf Motel for hostels recommended by KAYAK that are within walking distance of Union Square.

  • How much does a motel cost in San Francisco?

    Motel prices in San Francisco can vary depending on a number of factors. The average price for a motel in San Francisco is $205 but KAYAK users have found motels for as cheap as $85 in the last 3 days.

  • Is it cheaper to stay in a motel than in a hotel in San Francisco?

    The average price for a night in a motel in San Francisco is $205 compared to $313 for a night in a hotel.

  • Are motels in San Francisco safe during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis?

    Motels are safe environments for travelers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for motels in San Francisco. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.

Where to find the best motels in San Francisco?

Our map will help you find the perfect motel in San Francisco by showing you the exact location of each motel.