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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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Ranked #171 of 236 hotels in San Francisco
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    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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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Having read mixed (ok, often negative) reviews of this place, before checking in I was slightly concerned about my visit. Even after turning up at the place I was slightly concerned about my visit - it just doesn't feel 'nice'. But after several nights here, I'm happy to report that it's absolutely fine. My room was not massive but did... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Front staff were rude. Room was claustrophobic and smelt of cigarette smoke from neighbouring rooms. Felt more like a homeless shelter than a hotel. Dingy hallways, dirty showers, disgusting carpet. I asked for a bowl one evening and I got told a rude "no". Way too expensive for what it is. Don't stay here.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A major disappointment. From the dismal parking situation (had to park at the Hilton) to the fact this hotel is nothing more than a glorified flophouse, it was one of the worst lodging experiences I've ever had. The bathroom, filthy with urine on the toilet seat, is down the hall. I will never venture in that direction again.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There was no screens in the Windows of our room, thus big flies were in the room and also in the halls. There was a strong marujuhana smell everywhere. On the website that we purchased the room, they didnt say the bathrooms are common. They only said that bathropes will be provided, but when we asked they said there is... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for four nights three years ago. My only complaint is that the pillow was very lumpy. All of the extra pillows in the linen room that I checked were lumpy too. Beyond that the place was fine. It is a sleeping room, not really a place to hang out. I didn't care about the small tv. The... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Supply and demand or just mostly demand; hotel rooms in San Francisco are much overpriced, no way around that … I booked a room at the North Beach Hotel on Kearny St online. The rate was more reasonable than other offers I looked at and the location seemed great. You can park in front of the hotel IF there is... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Definitely the service is terrible as well as the bedrooms. Completely unsafe place and unpolite receptionists. Had to ask twice for bath towels change and the room service hasnt been made for two days even complaining. Id rather stay somewhere else and wouldnt recommend this place to an enemy!

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

When I entered the hotel, a guy was complaining that someone tried to enter his room (1st floor) with a weapon. The receptionist decided only after 15 minutes to call the police.. in expressing my worries about my stay here, the receptionist plainly told me that I could just leave if I wanted to, instead of reassuring me that this... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

The hotel is well located and has a good value, you have a lot of choice of good restaurant in the area and some bars. The staff was very friendly. The room was a little bit small for 2 but it was ok, with fridge and micro wave in the room. You can go for sure at this hotel if... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014 via mobile

Always stayed here when I came to San Francisco. Probably was the best deal in the city. Used to be $30/single, $50/double. Although it's been about 7 or 8 years since the last time I stayed here, I can't believe the difference in the rates. Obviously new ownership. Its not for everybody, but it was cool for me. It was... 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*
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