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The Dakota Hotel

606 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In the hostel part beds are already made and numbered. The staff is friendly and helpful, feel free to ask for suggestions and things to do downtown; Activities and tours are daily orgaized and available for guests. The neighborhood may feel a little scary at night.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place and great staff. Stayed here for two nights in July andloved it. Really nice atmosphere and really helpful with information on the city. Sarah and Brenda who work there were especially great, helping me get the most out of my time there. Can't wait to go back.

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Paris, France
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Care, Aledaide Hostel, Dakota Hotel, are the same owners, you make a reservation at one sends you to the next, dirty place with bad bug, rude staff and drug addicts, manager who does not look in the face of the guests, a thick, owner never this, poor breakfast, food served free monday and wednesday, care, spoiled food, and without leave... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The only good thing about this place is the friendly staff. That's it. Proximity maybe too (near Powell, Union Market, and a couple of good eateries). Bed were broken. No plug for the bath. No glasses. Not particularly clean. If spend almost $900 you expect waaaay better. You can find a better place for that, just a pity there was... More 

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Strasbourg, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We spent one night at the Dakota in a 6 pax dorms. PROS : bathroom in the dorm, big and clean kitchen, free breakfast, free computer with internet access in the lobby. CONS : bad neighborhood (real bad), really old beds, no table or other furniture in the room, windows were not secured at all and anyone could have accessed... More 

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lizlora, Public Relations Manager at The Dakota Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Marie, We're sorry your visit was not completely to your satisfaction. We're glad you enjoyed the free breakfast and computer use as well as use of the kitchen. The hotel partners with the Adelaide Hostel and the Fitzgerald Hotel and so if one hotel is full, we might have to send people to one of the other properties, which... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Can't beat the location. The rooms had ZERO security. None of the windows had locks including the ones entering the shared fire escape. So basically anyone in a room above or below could step out onto the fire escape go up and down, slide open your windows and access your room. Also a second window adjacent to the next fire... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

The Dakota is pretty much exactly as you would expect. The highlight of the experience staying here, however, is definitely the free dinners. Chilli night and Pasta night are delicious! The staff cooks in the kitchen so you get a FREE home-cooked meal and you can meet other guests. Plus, the food is always very high-quality, similar to what you... More 

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lizlora, Public Relations Manager at The Dakota Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We’re so glad you enjoyed the free dinners and happy that we are able to offer home-cooked meals to our guests! Please come back and visit us anytime you’re in San Francisco! More 

Lodz, Poland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Its decent... Great location, old school feel, but nothing special. If you don't have a choice or wanna stay for only 1 or 2 nights.. I've stayed in few other places in the area whenever i came to SF - some better, some worse. This one is middle of the pack.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

It was...ok. Very old, very tiny, the scariest elevator i've ever ride. Great location, tho. Breakfast was meh. I woldn't say it's the worst place I could stay, but it wasn't good either. Besides, they're not flexible at all for early and late check-ins/outs. Plan to get on time.

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Paris, France
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Be very careful in staying am Adelaide Hostel or Dakota Hotel, well located, plus the service is very bad, not to mention the staff who are all on drugs, are always at the door, using and selling drugs. My friend, was hosted by an official of Dakota Hotel, and it muiro serious, local drug and sexual harassment, care.

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