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The Pickwick Hotel San Francisco

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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Norfolk, Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I arrived at the Pickwick at 2am after a day of flights that began 19 hours earlier. I was given an unrenovated room on a lower floor. The first problem was the screaming. There were people literally screaming in the street until 4am. The bed was only preferable to the floor because I wasn't willing to try the floor there.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We are local (Sacramento) & stay in SF fairly often. Here's the no b.s., non-whiny review on The Pickwick. Yes, the location is great. Walking distance to BART, right down the sidewalk from Westfield Shopping, very close to Cable Car stop, & 1 mile from AT&T Park & F-Train. SF is like any other city: good & bad pockets. If... More 

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Englewood, New Jersey
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88 reviews 88 reviews
16 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I stayed here with a friend for an extended Easter Vacation in San Francisco. It is conveniently located near Powell and Market Streets and only a couple of blocks south of Union Square. The hotel is nice and suited our needs. It is a bit old, but it is evident that the staff maintains this place to the best of... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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6 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

this hotel is an old one, though still decent enough. its amenities may not be up to par with the newer hotels, but my point is that, for tourist / sight seers, a hotel is a place to rest at the end of the day, you want to be comfortable, but ultimately you don't spend the entire day inside your... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed 3 nights here and had a great time. The staff were very friendly and helpful, clean rooms, great location. Bus stops, cable car and subway stops very near to the hotel. Would definitely recommend!

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Berlin, Germany
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197 reviews 197 reviews
60 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is well located but very noisy due to old windows. Also the room is small, the bathroom is old. The reception doesn't really care about customer needs. I called after 10pm the room service in order to pick up laundy and they told me "laundry is closed". The worst was a 5 min firealert where we all had... More 

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Del Rio, Texas
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7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for 5 nights while attending a conference nearby. Pros: convenient location, close to public transportation/restaurants/ shopping, helpful and friendly staff, unique and historic property. Cons: on a busy street, lots of noise (traffic, fire trucks, loud pedestrians) at night, I could hear conversations from the room next door, slow Wi-Fi. The price was much more reasonable than... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed there for 5 nights Our stay was nothing short of fantastic. The staff are very friendly and accommodating. They helped us with directions and gave us tips on where to eat, etc. The location was convenient....a few minute walk to union square and other nearby restaurants, cinemas, etc. It's also a few steps away from the cable car.... More 

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New York City
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

This hotel is shabby in places (although clean). Poor shower water pressure. The desk staff is helpful if asked but no "friendly greeting" from desk staff or concierge as one walks through the lobby. Several little annoyances. Fridge in the room was incredibly noisy and I had to unplug it. Vending machine had a slot for paper money, but it... More 

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