Our Neighborhood

Located in the heart of the Castro, Beck’s Motor Lodge is surrounded by charming streets, unique restaurants and lively nightlife.  But with a city that’s only 7 miles long by 7 miles wide, many other attractions are within close proximity.


The Castro

1 block away – Our hotel is located in the very best San Francisco neighborhood – The Castro!  In the Castro, there is never a shortage of activity, with tons of restaurants, bars, clubs and shops, the streets are filled with life.  Within a short walk from our hotel, you can be at one of the many acclaimed Castro bars including Twin Peaks Tavern, The Café, Moby Dick and Harvey’s.  The Castro is also very lucky to be home to The Castro Theatre and Café Du Nord – entertainment galore!  The Castro is also the spot to be for the many festivals in the city including SF Pride, Pink Saturday, Folsom Street Fair and The Castro Street Fair.  Whatever you are the looking for, the Castro has it.

Local Hospitals

Local Medical Centers – CPMC Davies and UCSF

2 blocks (Davies) and 1.5 miles away (UCSF) – Our hotel is one of the closest hotels you can find to California Pacific Medical Center and UCSF Medical Center.  With our hotel’s free parking, you can easily leave your car and take public transportation to CPMC and UCSF.

Golden Gate Park

Golden Gate Park – Haight-Ashbury

1.8 miles away – A short jaunt away from our hotel is San Francisco’s great park – Golden Gate Park.  Within Golden Gate Park, you will find De Young Museum, California Academy of Sciences, Conservatory of Flowers, Japanese Tea Gardens and many other family friendly events.  Golden Gate Park is also home to San Francisco’s famous outdoor concert, Outside Lands and Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival.  Just across from the park, is the iconic intersection of Haight-Ashbury.  Though some things have changed since the Summer of Love, Haight-Ashbury is on every tourist’s to-do list.

Moscone Center

Moscone Center

2.8 miles away – Moscone Center is the largest convention and exhibition center in San Francisco and hosts many of our largest conferences including SEMICON West, Oracle Open World, and Dreamforce.


Market Street Vicinity – Downtown

2.7 miles away – Market Street is a major transit artery for our city.  Our hotel is located on Market Street which allows you to access the whole city with ease.  Picking up right in front of our hotel is the F Market & Wharves Historic Trolley.  Hop aboard and get an above ground tour as you visit Civic Center, Union Square, The Powell Street Cable Car turnaround, Fisherman’s Wharf, Chinatown and the Embarcadero.  Mascone Center is also easily accessible via the F Market Line or MUNI light rail.