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Hotel Description

At Civic Center Motor Inn you'll be within just a 15-minute stroll of popular places like San Francisco City Hall and Bill Graham Civic Auditorium. Highlights at this motel include an outdoor swimming pool and in-room free WiFi.

You can enjoy TVs with cable channels, and all 57 rooms feature coffee/tea makers, safes, and hair dryers. Refrigerators and microwaves make in-room dining convenient. Irons/ironing boards, desks, and free toiletries are also available.

This business-friendly motel offers free WiFi in public areas, concierge services, and a 24-hour front desk. Additionally, you'll find coffee/tea in a common area, multilingual staff, and luggage storage. There's also the convenience of self parking.

Attractions within a 15-minute walk of this Downtown San Francisco motel include Orpheum Theater and Van Ness Avenue.

Superior Double Room, 2 Double Beds

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Superior Room, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Civic Center Motor Inn ratings based on 14 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.2 out of 5 3.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 3.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 3.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 2.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Civic Center Motor Inn

Everyone (8) Couples (6)
3 out of 5
I think if mattresses had serial numbers since the beginning of matteresses l had number .00000000004 Time for upgrade there l think!

Posted by on 23 May 2019

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2 out of 5
Hotel is not in the main area, it is clean enough for the age of the hotel. Double lock your door as there is a lot of poverty in the area.

Posted by , from R on 1 Oct. 2016

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4 out of 5
Pros: Located a short walk from public transport so easy to get around
Cons: Location possibly not the safest part of town
Location: Not the best part of town
Facilities: Typical; Value: Acceptable price; Service: Courteous; Cleanliness: Pleasant; Although an older facility and a bit worn looking from the outside the rooms are well kept and comfortable.

Posted by , from New Zealand - Auckland on 9 Sep. 2014

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3 out of 5
Pros: Um---nice pool available
Cons: Worst wi fi service I have experienced in any hotel or motel anywhere, no excuse for it. Will never book again unless knew it was upgraded.
Location: Under-developed, Just too far out of town
Facilities: Nothing special; Value: Exorbitant, Very over priced for this; Service: Sufficient; Cleanliness: Clean; Poor nearby public transport, bad area late at night

Posted by , from Australia - NSW - Sydney on 18 May 2014

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4 out of 5
Location: Just right
Facilities: Above average; Value: Affordable; Service: Courteous; Cleanliness: Pleasant;

Posted by , from Australia - NSW - Sydney on 30 Jan. 2014

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3 out of 5
Pros: Good car-parking.
Cons: Room next door on last night was terrible. No action taken by Motel. Dissapointed.
Location: Loud, New Zealand
Facilities: Tired, Nothing special; Value: Average price; Service: Amateur; Cleanliness: Tidy, Clean; Breakfast selection was hopeless.

Posted by , from New Zealand - Auckland on 21 May 2013

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5 out of 5
Pros: Position
Cons: No Fridge or hot tub
Location: Good and handy
Facilities: Good; Value: Pretty Good; Service: Great; Cleanliness: Great; close to transport

Posted by , from Australia - NSW - Hunter Valley on 29 Apr. 2013

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2 out of 5
Cons: Terrible area. Dangerous.

Posted by , from Australia - TAS - Hobart on 10 Apr. 2013

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5 out of 5
Pros: Rooms were nice and very comfortable
Cons: Was a fair walk to the main area of san fran so public transport is the way to go
Location: Near transport
Facilities: Good; Value: Affordable; Service: Remarkable, Outstanding; Cleanliness: Beautiful;

Posted by , from Australia - VIC - Geelong on 2 Apr. 2013

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3 out of 5
Pros: Great People running it... very friendly and helpful
Cons: Breakfast was designed for people who arent gluten intolerant... no alternative food of any description
Location: Too noisy, Too remote
Facilities: Shabby, Run-down, Horrible; Value: Reasonable; Service: Go the extra mile, Phenomenal; Cleanliness: Tidy, Clean;

Posted by , from Australia - NSW - Regional NSW on 11 Dec. 2012

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About the Civic Center Motor Inn

Location 364 9th St, San Francisco, CA 94103

Property Features

As a guest of Civic Center Motor Inn, you'll find an outdoor pool, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff. WiFi is free in public spaces. The business-friendly Civic Center Motor Inn also features coffee/tea in a common area, concierge services, and discounted use of a nearby fitness facility. Parking is available for a fee. This San Francisco motel is smoke free.

  • 57 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge)


  • Airport: San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) (22.6 km / 14.1 mi)
  • Train station: San Francisco Station (2.3 km / 1.4 mi)
  • Metro station: Market St & 9th St Stop (0.7 km / 0.5 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Civic Center Motor Inn offers 57 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature safes and coffee/tea makers. Refrigerators and microwaves are provided. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. This San Francisco motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Premium cable television is provided. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Air conditioning
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wheelchair accessible

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the motel include an outdoor pool.

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

An adult age 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking.

An adult age 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking.


  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

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

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed


Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • Debit cards not accepted
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts


Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 100.00 per stay

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Self parking fee: USD 11.40 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Civic Center Motor
  • Civic Center Motor Inn
  • Civic Center Motor Inn San Francisco
  • Civic Center Motor San Francisco
  • Civic Motor Inn
  • Motor Inn Civic Center
  • Civic Center Motor Hotel San Francisco
  • Civic Center Motor Inn Motel
  • Civic Center Motor Inn San Francisco
  • Civic Center Motor Inn Motel San Francisco

You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.