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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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The cleanness is very good, also the bathrooms are as clean as shared bathrooms can possibly be. Very good prices especually for longer stays. Best thing is the location: On the edge of Chinatiwn, next to little Itaky and the financial district too. Bus nearby. Ferry building and Fishermen's Wharf can be walked (10 / 20 Min). The free Wifi... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location is very convenient, just next to the China town, so right in the centre. Do not expect the parking, which was the mistake we did, but kind staff navigated us to the garage where we could park our car (for like 25 dollars / night ). We stayed in the double room with shared bathroom (and nice view... More

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We didn't have any great expectations, but this hotel has been perfect for our visit to San Francisco. The hotel is situated right in between Chinatown and Little Italy, there's loads of good places around to have breakfast and dinner. Walkable distance to Fishermans Wharf, the Cable Cars and Union Square. The rooms weren't very big, if was just a... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was going through tons of places to stay and if you are like me, you would know that San Fran is insanely expensive when it comes to accommodation. If you want a hotel, you just have to pay for that kind of luxury in SF. I count myself lucky to land a room in this hotel. Despite comments about... More

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a wonderfully clean hotel. You will be sharing a bathroom and shower with the entire floor of people so be sure to take shower shoes. It's also very noisy at night so be sure to bring earplugs if you are a light sleeper. The location is a major plus. Located just between Chinatown and North Beach you can... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Room wasn't clean when I arrived, the woman in the reception didn't even give a "we're sorry", just a "you're welcome" on my thanks. Bed was very uncomfortable and noicy. Bad smell in the room. No A/C. On the plus side, the location is perfect, there are enough restrooms and showers and the pricing is ok.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Okay, I have to admit. I stayed at this hotel waaay to long, but all other affordable hotels in the neighbourhood was overbooked, soo... Advantages: The hotel has fast, free WiFi. It's pretty close to North Beach (its called North Beach but is actually situated in chinatown). Now to The bad part: The lobby is pretty much an illusion (with... More

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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you don't know San Fran this Hotel is sooo hard to find it took us almost two hours to find and when we actually called the hotel for directions the lady just kept telling us were on the corner you can't miss us were right on the corner ugh no lady your not your right in the middle of... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Good: Decent FREE wifi Clean-ish Bathrooms Conveniently located near Chinatown and Financial District 24hr front desk Charming hallways decor Bad: Room did NOT look like photos (Extremely bare, very Spartan) Noisy Shared Bathrooms Expensive for what you get (SF is always expensive though) No Parking Outlets were loose Charged $5 for a lost card key Paid for 2 Queen beds,... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

For the very reasonable price paid, Hotel North Beach was good value. Shared bathrooms were of a very good standard, nice new fixtures and fittings. The room itself however, had an individual aroma. This did dissipate after a while though. Overall, average, good for travelling on a budget!

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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*
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