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Hotel North Beach

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   935 Kearny Street, San Francisco, CA 94133 (Formerly St. Paul Hotel) (Chinatown)
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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Oregon City, Oregon
17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This "hotel" is nothing more than an extremely overpriced and filthy hostle. With shared bathrooms and closet sized rooms, for half the price you can get a better room at Best Western. My husband was absolutely mortified when he showed up after multiple delays in his flight and an awful traveling experience. He was greeted with the worst customer service... More 

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Colts Neck, New Jersey
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142 reviews 142 reviews
25 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have the choice of staying here or sleeping on a bench in a park THE BENCH IS CLEANER & SAFER... this place should be shut down by the San Francisco board of health AVOID !!!!!!!!! when i was checking out, thankfully i survived this I found a rat trap under the bed ,,, enough said... was put here... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'd say if you can book a room here for less than 70 bucks you made a good deal. Location is great, close to asian and italian restaurants, 10 blocks from downtown, and bus accessible. The hotel itself is not bad and people are polite enough almost always. The room is small but if you are traveling solo like me... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

When I States at the hotel on October 2014 it skellet terrible! I even trues to change rooms but it Was the same! A sweet pungent smell - awfull! The location is great and the rooms are ok. Clean and the bathrooms in the hallway are also fine and clean - but that smell!!!

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Biel, Switzerland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

I was truly disappointed by this hotel where I've just been staying for a week this October 2014 - all people at the reception were truly rude & unfriendly all the time (apart frome one single lady who was truly lovely & helpful - I think her name was Lorrie - she worked during a couple of nights while I... More 

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

The shared bathroom was nice and clean, lovely powerful shower. Bedroom was small as was expected but clean and a sink in the room. Excellant location, we were able to walk to fishermans warf in 20minutes. Neighbourhood felt safe and lovely cheap vietnamese and chinese and Italian resturants all close by. Considering other hotels with a private room would be... More 

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

This hotel is conveniently located near Chinatown, downtown and North Beach, about a 1.5 mile walk to the Wharf, and the price ($130/night) is great for the location. BUT...this hotel advertises itself as a by day/week/month rental, and there are several rooms rented out to people on a long term basis. This is ok, but these people bring and leave... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Very small room, the bathroom and restrooms are not cleaned daylie, i know since i spend allmost a week at the hotel. The rooms are small and there is no fan or ac, we would have need it in september 14. The staff do not even look you in the eyes when you are talking with them wich i think... More 

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Hotel North Beach is a San Francisco tragedy. There is virtually no budget accommodation in this city, and this hotel finds exactly the correct price point, but the sleep quality is shocking because of bed bugs and insects. For what you pay for, you will be located in possibly one of the best parts of town, it's safe, it's close... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The staff is friendly, the location is one of the best (between the Italian neighborhood, Chinatown and market street). Do not expect more than a clean room and bathroom, cos that is all. I've stayed here two times because of the price, considering that I would only sleep at the hotel. If that is your profile, you will enjoy your... More 

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Address: 935 Kearny Street, San Francisco, CA 94133 (Formerly St. Paul Hotel)
Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Chinatown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel North Beach 2*
Number of rooms: 154
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As the oldest in North America, San Francisco's Chinatown is an exotic experience. A unique neighborhood decorated with colorful shops, historic streetlights, hanging lanterns, and pagoda roofs awaits behind the stone-carved dragon gates. Feast on dim sum at the tea houses, or meet the locals who gather at historic Portsmouth Square to play chess or practice Tai Chi. Fish markets, produce stands, tourist shops, jewelry stores, fortune tellers, temples and restaurants come together to create a world unto itself in this historic neighborhood.