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447 Bush Street, San Francisco, CA 94108 – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9/10! (score from 356 reviews)
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Free! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs USD 30 per day.
Vending Machine (drinks), Vending Machine (snacks), 24-Hour Front Desk, Tour Desk, Baggage Storage, Fax/Photocopying
Safe, Non-smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Elevator, Heating
Indonesian, Spanish, English
From 3:00 PM
Until 12:00 PM
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Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
Free! Up to two children under 17 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
One older child or adult is charged USD 15 per night when using existing beds.
One older child or adult is charged USD 15 per night in an extra bed.
The maximum number of extra beds in a room is 1.
Any type of extra bed or crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are not allowed.
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Awesome location . comfy bed . the bathroom was a bit smaller than I prefer ..
The rooms had seperate living quarters. Quirky rooms Centrally located. Friendly and helpful staff.
Old fashioned lift. Paper thin walls Having to buzzer into hotel each time.
Great location, clean room, fast wifi, amazing art. Nice breakfast in the morning and vending machines for late night snacking. Loved the old-style elevator. We had a room with its own bathroom - really surprised by how great this hotel was for the price! Will recommend to others.
Our room was located right by a fan or generator or some mystery loud buzzing noise from the restaurant next door. We could have asked to change rooms though, but didn't, so can't complain too much.
Very central. Staff really friendly and helpful.
That being so central - if you are in a room at the front of the hotel it very noisy during the night. On our booking we had requested quiet room if possible. Sirens, lorry's, dustmen and car alarms did not make for a peaceful sleep.
Location Staff Allowed for 5 travelers to stay Reasonable price
No free parking- this is not surprising for San Fran.
No drawers in room, only one bedside light, found it difficult to get in and out of bath to shower. Breakfast area was not acceptable.
terrible breakfast, I don't even they should call that a breakfast room, hideous!
Great position. You can go everywere easily. The park for the car (of you need it) was near and cheap.
We choose this hotel also for breakfast, but, seriously, could you really call that breakfast served in a location (probabily an old room of the hotel) where there is no space available for more then six or eight persons????
We felt very welcome and they helped us out on exploring the city
There is no A/C and no fan in the room
Friendly staff. Good location.
No air conditioner Room size is too small
-Location is brilliant right by Chinatown gate -easy to find from bart station -Staff helpful -San fran is so expensive to stay so this is great value -artwork in hallways and quirky bedrooms -rooms were hot but they gave us a fan
-Some people might not like the tight stairs and the old lift but this is san fran and the buildings are old -the bathroom was really cute but felt it could do with an upgrade -do not use the shuttle bus the hotel use we missed our flight due to them!
The hotel is located very close to chinatown. The room was clean and the staff was very friendly.
The room was small, which is ok, when you are there alone. At night waste is collected, which is pretty loud. The breakfast room is very small and there are no tables inside. But it is possible to take the breakfast to the room.
The hotel is situated across the street from the entrance to China town. A 10 minute walk in the other direction leads you into the centre of the shopping district. Fisherman's wharf is also only about a 20-30 minute walk or 5 minute taxi drive away. The staff are very helpful and friendly.
Location is perfect, my room was clean and interesting.
Common bathroom - but probably you guys don't take showers often, because whenever I wanted to use bathroom, it was available.
The location for shopping , sightseeing, Chinatown, lane way restaurants and close to transport. Quirky rooms and fun elevator. The bath was a little rocky when trying to shower but this all made our visit here very unique and upbeat. No kettle in room so get your hot drinks from the local convenience store or ask reception. Breakfast is provided - just bagels, juice and fruit but what more do you need with restaurants everywhere.We really enjoyed our stay here.
The room was a little hot - it was summer but summer in San Francisco is cool. I love having a window open and with the fan it wasn't too bad.
- you don't have to pay extra for wifi - very well located
- breakfast has very little variety; - time for breakfast should be extended until 10 am.
The location and the paintings
Nothing to put our belongings
No air conditioning, or even a fan, room got very hot
This was my second visit to the hotel. The first experience was pleasant so I decided to come back to this hotel with my wife while for our visit to San Francisco June 2014. The hotel is nicely located to bart train, trams, union square and china town.
As I said, this was my second visit to the hotel. I was really looking forward to showing the hotel and the surroundings to my wife. We flew from la with delays so we were pretty tired and just wanted to rest. The reception is located on the first floor. So you have two options. Either take a minuscule lift that will get on your nerves the moment you step in or the narrow and step stairs that will also get on your nerves if you have a big or several suitcases to carry. We tried to not think about it. We were given a room on the 4th floor. This hotel is all about opening the door to your room to view its decoration. Ours was unfortunately morbid and just plain terrible. We asked to change but it was just not possible until our second day. We kept smiling and went for dinner. We were back around 10:30pm. Sometimes you are just exhausted and just want to sleep. Something you need to know. The hotel is in between a pub with terrace and its "loud and local attractions" and the garbage street, which we didn't know. All night the garbage being pulled in and out of the huge trucks. All night, bip bip bip when reversing. Yes, you hear everything with single glazing. It's like having no windows - Really. I just want to say: It was the most horrific night I have ever spent in a hotel in my entire life !!I I went to the reception 4 times through the night to complain. I was actually told that I could complain to the city about the garbage street if I wanted ?!? we didn't sleep the whole night! We were just feeling awful in the morning. I asked for a refund for the first night which I never received (they also didn't ask me on which card I wanted to be refunded) - The second night, we were given a room of lesser quality with equally terrible decoration. We hated our stay in San Francisco all because of the garbage street on our first night. If we come back, we will never ever come back this place.
The self serve breakfast. The location is very near many of the major attractions and shopping for that kind of traveler but also within walking distance to the financial district. The window faced an interior courtyard/light well so it stayed reasonably quiet at night after the neighboring bars and block party stopped at 11pm.
The room was very warm with no AC, which is fine in SF, except there were no screens on the windows. Cooling the room off at night brought on a lot of Mosquitos, which made sleeping very uncomfortable and opening the window did not always cool things down. The hotel is not very accessible. Narrow, winding stairs were difficult to navigate starting at the entrance all the way to the 5th floor. Alternatively, the elevator was an old gate style but large enough for maybe 2 people.
It was beatiful and really centric.
The bed was small. The breakfast area was not confortable, tiny.
small and old room
Nice, clean room - good size. Great location with easy access to the transport links
Not much really. We were quite close to the main reception area so there was a little bit of noise but no big deal
This was my first trip to San Francisco. I have to say, staying at this hotel was a good choice. The front desk staff are friendly and helpful. The room was clean and the bed was comfy. Being right around the corner from Chinatown and a short walk away from Union Square made this trip easy to navigate the busy city. This hotel has a very modern feel, yet holds up the integrity of it being an old building. I love the art on the walls as you pass through the hallways, the old-timey elevator and being buzzed in at the door. If you're looking for something different than your average hotel and want to stay near Union Square and Chinatown, this is a good choice. Maybe just request to stay in a room further away from the alley ;P
The only downside was trying to sleep after a long day of sight-seeing, especially since I'm a light sleeper. The room doesn't have air conditioning so having the window open was nice so it wouldn't be stuffy, but doing that let's all the noise in. The room I stayed in was next to a building that was mostly office space which left all the lights on throughout the night. The lights shined directly into my room. The blinds aren't very good at blocking out all the lights, their mostly there to provide privacy. In between the buildings there are dumpsters for the Irish Bank, a bar in the alley on Bush St. Throughout the night and into the early hours, there was beer bottles being tossed into the dumpsters, lots of people talking/yelling down the alley way and dump trucks picking up the dumpsters causing lots of noise.
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