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The Sentient SF

1.5 of 5 Small Hotel   |   179 Julian Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94103 (Formerly Julian House Hotel)
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Ranked #48 of 69 San Francisco B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

Its a cheap place to stay, cheap for San Fran but you still pay around $70(incl.tax) per night. Its in a very bad area where a lot of homeless and crazy people around so you don't feel safe. We were very much looking forward to San Fran but our experience with this hotel didn't make our experience very enjoyable. The... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

This place is horrendous!!!!!!! Do not stay here. When we arrived (it's in a terrifying neighborhood ) the proprietor mentioned (drunkenly and rudely on the phone) he would not be there to let us in for another 4 hours. Meanwhile, you have to pay $20 for a late check- in. I have never in my life experienced such terrible service.... More 

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Austin, Texas, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

For young people it is the good place. It is located on the crazy place, 16th Street Mission, but it is possible to survive it :) The room was acceptable clean. It isn't hotel, but only hostel. For single travelers it is really good place for staying, because the price is really to low. In all rooms (I am guessing)... More 

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San Francisco, California
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

Booked online of course there best trap yet ! Nice website list of amenities and pictures of a room that you probably wont get ! I first arrived and a sign in the front window of an upstairs said we have Bedbugs, We have mice ! I booked online and my fee was already debited from my card ! Was... More 

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Ilanhsien, T'ai-wan, Taiwan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

Info from website not match. Neither weekly nor monthly is available. No more rules for min. 7 days stay, even though, believe me, you won’t even have will to stay no more. No kitchen, no tissue paper provided in the restroom, room was so narrow and the carpet was so dirty that I didn’t even want to step or put... More 

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San Francisco, California, United States
1 review
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2012

To get the best idea of this place, visit Yelp @ http://www.yelp.com/biz/julian-house-hotel-san-francisco#hrid:gKLVb50YT2crWfrQXvHvCA/src:self I saw a Craigslist ad and a YouTube video for this place that made it seem like a nice place to stay in the city for a week while I looked for a lease. - Check in is made INCREDIBLY difficult. I called at least half a dozen... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2011

I really hate to be really negative about things, so I start with the positive things. This place is recently under new management who clearly didn't have a clue what they were getting themselves into. Having said that, the manager and his helper were friendly and nice, albeit chaotic, so it's best if you booked this one, that you call... More 

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Address: 179 Julian Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94103 (Formerly Julian House Hotel)
Location: United States > California > San Francisco
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #48 of 69 B&Bs / Inns in San Francisco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1.5 star — The Sentient SF 1.5*
Number of rooms: 36
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