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Cable Car Court Hotel

2.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   1499 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94109 (Downtown)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Bietigheim, Germany
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I stayed two weeks in San Francisco. I thought I booked a double room in the Cable Car Court Hotel but it was for the Cable Car Hotel at the corner Hyde Street and California Street. Well, it was much cheaper than a hostel. Our room was clean and the toilet and bathroom, which we had to... More 

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Perth, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Location is good, safe area and the cable car stops right out front so it's easy to get around from here. We had a room near the back of the building so never heard the cable car, there was a little bit of street noise but nothing different from anywhere else. Wifi in the lobby which is free, if you... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

I stayed at cable car court hotel for about 5 nights and I can say for sure it was the worst place i've ever stayed in. I was looking for cheap and clean hotels in SFO, and as it seems to be impossible, I ended up there. As another review already said, It's depressing and dirty. The staff is as... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

It is misleading to call this place a hotel, since it is really a poor-quality hostel. The price of over $200 per night was outrageous and I recommend avoiding this place at all costs. I did not feel safe there. The place feels run-down and depressing. A dog-eared notice in the hallway refers to 'guests and tenants' and I had... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

My family of four adults stayed in the corner room on the fourth floor last April for seven nights and we paid USD630 only. Its location is ideal with walking distance to Chinatown and Union Square. We even tried walking to and from the Fisherman's Wharf, experiencing walking up the slopes of the city. A supermarket is just next door... More 

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Moscow, Moscow City, Russia
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

I stayed in the hotel for 3 nights. The price for the room with two queen beds and a small shower was rather good. We paid about $100 a month. Location is really great. You can easily reach all central sightseeings. There was a fridge, microwave and TV set in the room. What was bad. The room was noisy, on... More 

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Haifa, Israel
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13 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

If you are in San Francisco on business and all the hotels in the city are packed with mega-conference attendees, there are not too many choices available... this is what happened to us in early December 2012. If you do not have high expectations but only want a clean bathroom with hot shower, a comfy bed with clean linens and... More 

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San Francisco, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

There is construction every day from 8am - 6pm. The spanish speaking workers talk so loud to themselves its like a party they are having with each other in the hotel, radio blasting, hammers banging on the walls constatnly its like a war zone. The manager is very rude and the lady at the front desk is worse than rude,... More 

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28 reviews 28 reviews
24 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

Well, we visited first week of December 2012 San Francisco and there was no empty room all around in the city, so the Cable Car Court Hotel was the only relatively centric option. First impression: terrible. Smelly, old, unorganized, and even if the woman at the counter deck was nice and helpful, but seems like she just woke up. We... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
11 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2012

Reasonably sized clean room but during our stay there was some construction going on so at first we struggled to locate the hotel due to it being covered in scaffolding, while the noise could be quite bad throughout the day and in the morning. Fortunately we didn't spend much time in the room and were up early most days anyway... More 

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Address: 1499 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Downtown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Cable Car Court Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 88
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