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Hotel Focus SFO

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111 Mitchell Avenue, US 101 / Bayshore Freeway at South Airport Blvd, South San Francisco, CA 94080 (Formerly Vagabond Inn San Francisco Airport (North))
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's very good located, near to the south downtown, a shopping center, airport and train. The staff even better than I expected. The rates are fair. If I had to came back to San Francisco, I'm sure I will stay there again.

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GMhotelfocusSFO, General Manager at Hotel Focus SFO, responded to this review

Dear Valuable Guest: I wanted to thank you for taking time in writing your comments about our property, we are excited that we have met your expectations and invite you back for any future travel needs. Please let us know if we can do anything else for your any future stay. Sincerely, Claudia Gales More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in this hotel for two nights one on landing in San fransisco and one the night before we flew home. It's a good price and was very very clean. It's in good overall condition. The staff are very friendly once you talk to them .

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GMhotelfocusSFO, General Manager at Hotel Focus SFO, responded to this review

Dear Valuable Guest: I wanted to thank you for taking time in writing your comments about our property, we will take in consideration for all your comments, we are working very hard in expanding our hotel to the new level. Thus, let us know how we can serve you better in your future business needs. Thank you again for your... More 

Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They try, I guess. Fresh mulch and landscape but too little to improve upon an old rundown hotel in what appears to be primarily industrial. Close to the airport is a bonus but check in is dated and not nice. Elevator is a death trap, rooms are uncomfortable. Breakfast makes going off site a better option.

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GMhotelfocusSFO, General Manager at Hotel Focus SFO, responded to this review

Dear Dave, I want to thank you for all taking the time to write your review, however, I want to clarify that our property is experiencing a lot changes and more excited physical improvement very soon. On regards of the breakfast, we serve only Continental breakfast, (cold choices) - South San Francisco is experiencing great business expansion and we truly... More 

Lexington, Kentucky
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel was clean but very small. The carpet was a bit frayed and the property is a little dated. The area of town is very convenient but the area surrounding the hotel was not that great. Very prompt about moving us to another room when the air conditioner did not work.

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GMhotelfocusSFO, General Manager at Hotel Focus SFO, responded to this review

Dear KYPam730 I wanted to thank you for taking the time to write your review, and valuable feedback but you must know that new management took cover this property a year ago and even do we been making a lot changes, more psychical improvements are coming soon. If you decided to come to San Francisco and decided to stay with... More 

Ohio
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85 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We checked in at midnight and out by 9am, so it was a quick airport stay. Prompt shuttle stay leaves the hotel twice an hour at :08 and :38 and picks up terminal 1 at :15/:45, T2 :17/:47, and T3 at :19/:49. Continental breakfast is bagels, cereal, fruit, and assorted juices. We booked at $118 and it was the cheapest... More 

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GMhotelfocusSFO, General Manager at Hotel Focus SFO, responded to this review

Dear Valuable Guest: I wanted to thank you for taking time in writing your comments about our property, I really appreciated your positive feedback, as our property progress to a new level, I would invite you back and experience new improvements. We thank you for choosing our hotel. Best! More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Don't stay here. I would classify this as a dive even for a short while. We stayed overnight because it was close to the airport and pricing low. I will spend the extra money the next time. It was old and in disrepair including doors chipped and peeling furniture that looked like it came out of goodwill and rugs tattered.... More 

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GMhotelfocusSFO, General Manager at Hotel Focus SFO, responded to this review

Dear Sharon, First of all, I wanted to thank you for taking your time in writing your review. I'm sorry we didn't meet your expectations, but I must tell you that under new management, we're moving forward in upgrading our property. Many excited things are happening, if you decided to come back please give me a call directly, I will... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

I don't usually write a review on my Hotel stays, but I was impress with how welcoming and quick to response to my request the staff are that I have to give them props/a good review. The Hotel is small but has a big heart as far as treating their guest. From checking in w/ the front desk Lita Wheeler... More 

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GMhotelfocusSFO, General Manager at Hotel Focus SFO, responded to this review

Dear Valuable Guest: We wanted to thank you for your valuable comments, and I'm glad we made your expectations. We cordially invite you to visit us again; as our property is continue to experience more excited changes next time you are here, I will be more than happy to share the new enhancements in property Thank you again for you... More 

Roseville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This is our second time staying at Focus SFO Rooms are good size, fresh and clean. Front desk staff very friendly and helpful. Cleaning staff does a good job. The breakfast is better than most places I stay. Very convenient if your visiting or doing business in South San Francisco. Free shuttle to airport !

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GMhotelfocusSFO, General Manager at Hotel Focus SFO, responded to this review

Dear Valuable Guest: I wanted to thank you for your time and satisfactory feedback, as you had express, our property is changing and I'm glad you continuing choosing us for your travel needs. As a repeat guest, next time you’re in our property, please stop by to say hi! But for now, thank you again for staying with us. Best! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

This hotel service is exceptional good for the price we paid. The front desk was very helpful. Free shuttle to airport. Is little far from downtown, but for just sleep is very good. One bad thing is there is no restaurant in the hotel.

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GMhotelfocusSFO, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Focus SFO, responded to this review

Dear Valuable Guest: We wanted to thank you for your valuable comments, and I'm glad we made your expectations. We cordially invite you to visit us again; as our property is continue to experience more excited changes next time you are here, I will be more than happy to share the new enhancements in property Thank you again for you... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

The rooms were clean but very small. $130 per night plus $7 to park in the parking lot! Plus additional $40 for a pet deposit that was never mentioned until we checked in. Staff was courteous but overall I felt completely ripped off!! Also in a seedy part of town. Industrial area empty lots full of weeds next door and... More 

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GMhotelfocusSFO, Manager at Hotel Focus SFO, responded to this review

Dear Valuable Guest: We wanted to thank you for your valuable comments, and I'm glad we made your expectations. We cordially invite you to visit us again; as our property is continue to experience more excited changes next time you are here, I will be more than happy to share the new enhancements in property Thank you again for you... More 

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