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509 Minna Street, South of Market (SOMA), San Francisco, CA 94103 – Show map
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Free! WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Vending Machine (drinks), 24-Hour Front Desk
Non-smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Elevator, All Spaces Non-Smoking (public and private)
Norwegian, Spanish, English
From 2:00 PM
Until 11:00 AM
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Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
Free! Up to two children under 13 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
Any additional older children or adults are charged USD 10 per person per night when using existing beds.
Extra beds are not available.
Cribs are not available.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
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.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Noisy street. Filthy sheets, black mould in shower
Good position to visit the city, nice breakfast, very kind staff
Noisy room and lot of light coming in from the window
the staff was nice and helpful in switching our first noisy room for a better one. Nice breakfast. Friendly clients. Safe place inside. All in all it was ok.
Some of the clients were young people, very noisy. But, after we spoke to them they became quieter.
Location - extremely rough area. Didn't feel at all safe. Dirty - sink in bathroom was brown
very smelly rooms locks are installed very poorly - anyone can open them in seconds
Bathrooms, smelly rooms, lack of maintenance
breakfast TV room
no table in room no wash basin dingy room WiFi did not work in room
Staff is nice
- This hotel is in a very dodgy area where you don't really want to walk alone at night! - There's no a/c so you have to sleep with the window open and it's a really noisy area - There's only one shower per floor - I've stayed in many hostel in different place around the world and this one is the worst I've seen
In the area, where is hotel lots of homeless.
The location is good and the breakfast is very good for the price
The bedroom was not clean when I checked in, the smell was not good, and the wifi didn't work.
Modest cost Basic breakfast included
Waited 10 minutes for receptionist to get off personal phone call on arrival. Inadequate bathrooms for floor - shower floor felt greasy and unclean Dodgey neighbourhood - lots of homeless people - didn't feel particularly safe until walked 2 blocks up to Market St. OK for backpackers, adults but wouldn't recommend if traveling with children. Better value places available.
Complimentary breakfast Proximity to mission st.
-Comfort room and bath room sharing -flies on hallway -WIFI unavailability
Can't say enough about the friendliness and helpfulness of the front desk staff. The place was clean and bright. Good breakfast.
Sadly, 6th street is home to some druggies/ vagrants, but we found it was easy and safe to access the hotel from 7th or 5th street.
The location, included breakfast, and the price
Bedrooms too small
Dangerous area. Dirty hotel. Crazy price.
Nice staff and okay rooms. Close to busses to go into the city.
No towels which would have been nice. The neighborhood is bad especially 6th st. But it's only a 2 min walk through to a nicer part of town or busses. Parking was kind of a hustle.
Location was ok.
Expensive for what it was
It was clean.
It was easy of acces. The staff is nice and friendly. Helpful with directions and suggested cool places to see or try that aren't touristic traps.
We had crackheads everywhere. Felt like zombie land. In the corned there were 3 dealers. It just felt dangerous and ghetto. There are about 25 rooms per floor but only 1 shower ans 3 bathrooms, there's also a bath (the one time i used it it was full of blood and the water was going up the drain). The maids wash the bathroom at 9 am, just at the moment everyone needs them. Breakfast? There's isnt enough for everyone.You'd better wake early.
Very close to Moscone Center, friendly and helpful staff, reasonable price
Neighborhood is a little scary, no room service/cleaning was provided during my stay (for a week)
Dirty room, sheets with hair, bathroom with trash full. Super dangerous area. No recommendable to anyone.
Cheap and friendly staff
Dodgy neighborhood, NO WIFI in room unlike what is said
Too expensive. I paid more than 200 USD per night. What I got was, only one towel, linen and one banana for breakfast. This is completely a hostel quality. The price should be less than 50 USD per night.
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