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Hotel Boheme

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444 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94133
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1 room 1 adult
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Waterloo, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The location was amazing and the room met our needs. The good: right across the street from an amazing cafe with great breakfast, friendly and helpful staff, room was comfortable with great bed and pillows. Yes, it was on a busy street and you could hear traffic noises sometimes. Yes, we didn't find the air conditioning (didn't really need it,... More 

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Salinas, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Hotel Boheme is our first choice for San Francisco accommodations. The prices are good and the location can't be beat. It's within easy walking distance of City Lights Bookstore, The Beat Museum and Vesuvio's. The hotel's walls are filled with striking Jerry Stoll photographs of San Francisco in the 1960s. The staff are always pleasant and helpful, and the... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

When I first started visiting San Francisco more than twenty years ago, I stayed at the Hotel Boheme. In the heart of Little Italy, it seemed like a bohemian location. Climbing up a flight of unusually steep steps and the omnipresent bottle of brandy at the top, waiting for guests to imbibe, the atmosphere was a combination of familiar and... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

My husband and I spent 1 night at Hotel Boheme before departing on our road trip, then a further 4 nights at the end of our holiday. Fabulous location, great character, and personable customer service (Robert was a very relaxed man, and was especially helpful). A little gem in little Italy. Choose Hotel Boheme if you like quirky, charming small... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

i went here based on location (which is outstanding) and on the 'Lonely planet' review. The rooms were small but spotless, the style a bit dated but who cares, tiny TV, poor ventilation and lighting, it was warm out so the rooms got quite hot with only a cheap little oscillating fan to cool me in bed at night, i... More 

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Greenwood, Indiana, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

In the heart of North Beach, this cute hotel was conveniently located near everything we wanted to visit while in San Francisco. The rooms are small, but clean and unique. The street noise at night was a little loud.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

A lovely welcome, a very useful map and good advice about sights upon arrival - my first visit to San Francisco so that was a great beginning. The decor was charming, and I enjoyed the photos and other echoes of the Beat Generation. A comfortable bed and an interesting view of the passing parade on Columbus Street. The complimentary sherry... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

We loved it. Sure, trudging up the stairs with luggage is not much fun, but hey, that inconvenience is heavily outweighed by the delights of this place. A charming old building with a history (check their website) - as Lonely Planet describes it: 'a love letter to North Beach’s Beat era'. We loved the atmosphere, the nod to the beat... More 

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Feltham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Hotel Boheme is one of those places you can fall in Love with instantly as it is representative of a certain style and era. I must admit I can appreciate it wont be for everyone but I Loved it. We arrived early, and Charles who was on duty allowed us to leave our bags at the Hotel, and took them... More 

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Grantham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

If you don't like stairs then don't stay here. A flight of stairs is the first thing that greets you as you open the door. If you make it up the stairs then you are greeted by charming city hotel. The rooms are decorated very tastefully and our room (at the back of the hotel) was pretty big and had... More 

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North Beach / Telegraph Hill
The aroma of freshly roasted coffee beans, the sounds of opera, and the sights of the romantic Italian ristorante come together to create the charming neighborhood of North Beach, once the stomping grounds for the Beatnik Generation. Although parts of North Beach are known for nightlife that’s not always suitable for younger visitors, few neighborhoods in the city exude as much European charm and style. Peruse a bookstore for the literature of Kerouac, Ferlinghetti and Ginsberg, grab some gelato and head to Washington Square for a perfect afternoon of people watching. Just east of North Beach, the hills and staircases of Telegraph Hill are a unique delight. At its peak, the art deco Coit Tower provides sweeping panoramic views of the bay and city. The beautifully landscaped Filbert Street Steps, a street too steep for a roadway, rewards those willing to hike uphill. Keep your ears open and you might even hear the squawk of the wild parrots who call this neighborhood home.
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