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The Dakota Hotel

2.0 of 5 606 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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Lodz, Poland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 3 weeks ago

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
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

The taxi driver had no idea where the hotel was, but once I got there I was pleasantly surprised. I picked a mixed bed room and was just assuming it was predominantly a hostel but it's a pretty even split between shared and private rooms. There is a lift, but it's very old (one of the oldest functioning ones in... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Reading Lonely Planet before my trip left me no doubt that the Adelaide Hostel would be a good choice for my stay in San Francisco. So I booked a dorm bed on their website and looked forward to my first night on my California road trip. When I arrived at the small courtyard where the entrance is located I was... More 

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

I knew San Francisco was not going to be cheap for accommodation, but $210 for a double room for one night in this place is extortionate. Booked through booking.com & price they quote as being "price you pay" is not accurate, as of course you have to pay VAT and taxes on top. For over $200 a night I would... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We had a family 'suite' on the 5th floor for 2 nights for a short trip to San Fransisco as part of a longer holiday in USA. This is a very old building which has retained much of its character and with that comes its good and bad points. The downstairs lounge area is pleasant and quaint but the only... More 

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Tampere
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13 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We spent two nights with the family (three teenage kids) at the Dakota. The building is old, the windows insulate no sound nor cold from the streets but still this was one of our best stays during our road trip. We had a junior suite that was not cheap but ok considering the general price level in SF. I would... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

I booked a private room at the Adelaide Hotel but turns out our room was in another building called The Dakota Hotel. We checked in at the Adelaide but had to walk 2 min to the Dakota Hotel. Really not that inconvenient but some clarification on the website would be nice? We took a nifty lift up to our room... More 

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Ilaria L, Manager at The Dakota Hotel, responded to this review

Dear onherway10, thank you for booking and staying with us! Indeed, the Adelaide has two other buildings around the same corner, operated by the same staff and owners. We are glad you enjoyed the Dakota building, it is one of the many buildings in the area with a classical Victorian architecture, and during the years we have tried to be... More 

Los Angeles, California
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

This particular trip to SF was one of the weirdest yet, and I've had quite a few trips to the land of the weird while visiting this city. The hostel just facilitated one of the greatest nights with all my closest friends. The service was excellent, they were very accepting of our large group of travelers, very polite, but especially... More 

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

You’re very welcome, and we’re glad you had an excellent adventure at the Dakota Hotel! We do always have interesting characters staying and working with us; things are always changing but it’s always certain that you will have new stories and new friends after staying with us! Come back again anytime! More 

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Address: 606 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
Location: United States > California > San Francisco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — The Dakota Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 42
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