This airy, three-storey hotel was a motor lodge until 1998, when it was transformed into a colourful, island-themed hotel modelled on a beach house, with palm trees lining a central courtyard and a total of 57 rooms. On the border of Cow Hollow and the Marina, the air-conditioned hotel is oriented to leisure travellers, and many guests are repeat customers. The hotel offers a lobby with a 24-hour check-out service.Pets are not allowed in this hotel. Check-in time is from 3 pm and check-out time is at noon.This U-shaped San Francisco hotel features rooms which include complimentary wireless Internet access and VCR players. The rooms have tropical bedspreads, wood slat blinds, black-and-white photos of California landmarks, and multi-coloured walls. Views are of the interior courtyard or the street. Each room features an en suite bathroom with a shower, bathtub and hairdryer, a direct dial telephone, TV, radio and hifi.