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2361 Mission Street, Mission, San Francisco, CA 94110 – Show map
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Free! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed) and charges apply.
Shuttle Service (surcharge), Airport Shuttle (surcharge), 24-Hour Front Desk, Baggage Storage, Shared Lounge/TV Area, Laundry, Fax/Photocopying
Safe, Non-smoking Rooms, Heating
From 2:00 PM
Until 11:00 AM
Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
Free! Up to two children under 2 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
Any additional older children or adults are charged USD 15 per night when using existing beds.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
Pets are not allowed.
Cards accepted at this property
El Capitan Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to pre-authorize your card prior to arrival.
Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.
Based on 178 reviews
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Chinatown is a 5-minute walk from this hotel in San Francisco, California. The North Beach Hotel has free Wi-Fi in the public areas and rooms with refrigerators, microwaves and shared bathrooms.
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Located a 5-minute drive Golden Gate Park; this Castro District hotel is 2 miles from Union Square. Free Wi-Fi is provided in all rooms. A city view and satellite TV are provided at Twin Peaks Hotel.
Score from 89 reviews Good
In San Francisco, this motel is a 15-minute walk to Union Square and United Nations Plaza is across the street. Fisherman’s Wharf and the Ferry Building Marketplace are just 2 miles away.
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Located in the historic North Beach District of San Francisco, this hostel is a 20-minute walk from Fisherman's Wharf. It offers a 24-hour front desk and rooms with free Wi-Fi.
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No bathroom inside of the room
I DIDNT LIKE ANYTHING ABOUT IT
No ac unit no bathroom in my room...place stunk Bed was uncomfortable Roaches in the hallway
good value for money, good location near bars and near the BART
having our own bathroom and the actual building
asked for towels on our second day he said no. tv didn't work, hair was all over the shower the room looked like maybe they just change the sheets every guest.
1) strong and stable wifi signal; 2) quite convenient location. The hotel is on a pretty rough street. But just one block west, you'll get at Valencia where plenty of decent restaurants and cafes are located on. If you want to see a more local living-style district, I believe that area isn't too bad a choice.
1) the ensuite bathroom was basic & very outdated. The bathtub was the worst tub I've ever seen. The paint on it was coming off. It's quite gross to look at. 2) The male receptionist working the night we arrived (Aug 1) didn't seem to care much about our business. 3) There're a number of pubs around so it was quite noisy during the nights of Friday and Saturday.
The building was secure and the price was very reasonable.
It wasn't the best area of San Francisco and it wasn't the best smelling place. Definitely low end and the shower didn't work. There wasn't much noise cancellation with the rooms and the view out the windows. Also, periodically there was some loud screamings.
Let's be honest, you're looking at this hotel because it's cheap, and for a hotel right in the Mission it is very cheap. Unfortunately, the price and the complimentary WiFi are all this place has going for it.
Shared bathrooms, cramped bedrooms, dirty hotel with bugs, sketchy area, no guests after 9pm, shoddy employees, etc. You get the idea.
The location is in a terrible neighborhood. The building had a stale smell. Didn't stay the night. Don't travel the neighborhood at night. *No Parking*
I was not very far from the tourist attractions, It was easy to find. The room was fine, they even had a kitchen which was great.
Bathrooms were very old
The worst "hotel" I've ever stayed in. Other guests were scary. Bathrooms smelt. Hotel was completely run down. Staff were rude. Nothing in the room worked. Totally overpriced.
El Capitan is located in the heart of the Mission, where, in just four fours blocks, BART exists, ready and waiting to take you anywhere...
It seemed it took the staff a 'while to trust their occupants. But, when respect was earned, the smiles quickly came thereafter. Just be quiet and courteous - seemed to be their mantra.
He had our privacy and we were close to a lot of bars. The money we pay is what we got. Is ok if you dont look for a porch hotel and just for a bed.
No private toilet on all rooms. Showers were bad. Room was a bit smelly.
The hotel is located in a nice area in the mission district. For realy less you get a prived room and you wont have that in a hostel.
Its not very clean, some people really live there but they are laid back and easy. The shared bathroom is not very clean but accepable. Althou the toiletpaper seams to fanish sometimes.
Neat, clean room. The hotel is run efficiently, orderly everything seems to be under control. The price is fair in pricey San Francisco.
Shared bathroom. Building and decor is old.
Price, location, access to transit, and classical styling.
The captains Bell! Thin walls, bathroom next to my room, intimidating people, weekly and monthly wage earner tenants, noise, and being forced to get up early 4th of July by neighbor who threw his weights set or something around until he heard me up walking at 9am as he talked he was mad about hearing a tourist enjoying himself. I did stay up late, typed, ate, watched TV, and walked around so this isn't suitable for tourists due to thin walls, cramped quarters, and cultural misconceptions as the other guys work and struggle to pay rent so it's not fun nor welcoming. The place truly gave me the odd sense of being on a wooden ship full of endentured servants on their way over.
Room smelt like old cigar and just stale. Sheets didn't look clean. Found a pubic hair in the bed. Communal toilets resembled dirty public toilets. Did not look like they'd been cleaned in a while. Didn't bother to check what the showers were like. Staff were not very friendly. Rough area. I left after one night (was meant to stay two) and was greeted by some police officers on my way out... Something about a drug bust.. There were also liquidators removing what looked like furniture and other hotel fixtures when I was checking in. Just really dodgy. Spend a little more money and stay elsewhere.
rude staff, bed bugs, jipped on the room i reserved, jipped on refund
Very dangerous area Awful and stink bathroom Advise against staying there !!!
Basic accomodations, decent rooms in outdated 40's style hotel.. if you are looking for luxurious this is not the place to stay. Good value in pricey San Francisco.Good location for public transportation. You are about 30 minutes from desirable areas of the city.
There are various people from different countries
location close too stores and transportation
the kitchen closes at 9pm
Prime location for gay pride. Right by delores park and castro. Cute, little room. Easy to find. Right next to bars. Area was a little more busy than I expected but too bad. TV was new. Fridge and microwave were handy. If I was in a pinch I would maybe consider staying here again if it was cheaper.
Only a small fan, it was quite warm since the sun was shining right at the room. . There were no outlets in the bathroom for curling iron. A bit pricey for how basic the room is.
There wasn't any elevator in the Hotel there were too many stairs before entering to the lobby.
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