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Encore Express Hotel

1.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1353 Bush Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed 4 nights at the Encore Express this week and was very pleased with my experience. The location was perfect for walking all over which is one of the things I love most about San Francisco. There were plenty of shops, bars, and restaurants nearby for those who aren't roamers like me. My room was lovely with high ceilings... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good: the price, the room size (at least in rm 110), the cleaning staff were friendly, the bedrooms and bathroom were always clean when I saw them, and the place had free wireless, albeit slow wireless, and my (interior) room was quiet from 11pm onwards. Also I think the people who think this is a sketchy neighbourhood must not live... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hostel is not the best neighborhood. I went out the 2nd night, I didnt feel good on the way from night bus...I needed to go 10 blocks through streets where homeless people exchanged their stuff, many suspicious persons coming out from appalling bars...even though I was going in the middle of the street (where was at least some light)... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited the hotel for 2 nights. The location is good, 10 minutes from union square. The hotel itself is cute, the toilets are shared but don't worry, they very clean and you can enter only with the key card. The rooms are small and isolation from the corridor not good, and i hear the other guests that walking in... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would stay at this hotel again if I plan to visit SF because of inexpensive price and location. I stayed at the place with my sister for 3 days vacation. Down side: shared bath-but it was okay. Just like a house or dorm with a hallway with multiple rooms, you are given with your room but the restroom and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

This is the 3rd time that I have stayed at the Encore Express. The hotel is clean, the rooms are fairly spacious, attractively furnished and the location is great. One can walk to Union Square very easily; walk down Polk Street, turn left on Geary - it's all flat. A few blocks from the hotel, at the corner of Calif.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

I loved it!! BUT this is definitely not the hotel for everyone. This is a hostel like hotel with floor bathrooms. You can get a private room or a bed in a shared room. There are a dozen practice studios in the basement so you will hear music wafting up through the halls and floors until 11pm. That is exactly... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

Accommodation in San Francisco seems to be expensive. If you are looking for a great value gem then you will struggle! We got a reasonable deal for this hotel online and it was fine for our 1 night in SF. We stayed in room 204 which was clean, although small and right next to the shared bathroom (I was concerned... More

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Also Known As:
Encore Express San Francisco
Address: 1353 Bush Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
Location: United States > California > San Francisco
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #150 of 236 hotels in San Francisco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Encore Express Hotel 1.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The newly renovated Encore Express Hotel is centrally located near Van Ness and Union Square shopping districts. The Nob Hill Express features 18 guest rooms with a mix of shared hall bath and private bath guest rooms. Each room enjoys 1 Double, 1 Queen or 2 Queen beds, vanity sinks, work station and a cable TV. Shared bath guest rooms include all the same amenities found in our deluxe rooms. Showers and restrooms are found in four convenient locations just down the hall from the bedrooms. Looking for the best value and on a limited budget? Our clean, well maintained rooms are the most reasonable in the San Francisco Union Square District. ... more   less 
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