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The Pickwick Hotel San Francisco

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   85 5th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
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Burnley, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We arrived at the Pickwick late in the evening after a 26 hour journey from the UK. Despite booking (and paying for), a 'Classic King' double room two months previously, when we checked in we were handed the keys to what amounted to a broom cupboard with a single bed in it. It didn't matter how much we complained, it... More

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Noblesville IN USA
19 reviews 19 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A night of moderization in a quaint lovely hotel. A block from the convention centers and most anything you can think you would need . . . that's "The Pickwick." A busy booked weekend in the city lead us to checking out "The Pickwick" and what a treat . . . online and 800 numbers told us either "no room... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This hotel is in a great location in the centre of the City close to the underground and trams. Also located nearby is a large shopping mall with extensive food court with food to suit all tastes including a vegan restaurant . On arrival staff were friendly and checking in was painless. The room was large and clean with large... More

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San jose, ca
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pick this hotel only if you are getting a great price for the rooms. The rooms are not too great. They are old and noise insulation pretty much doesn't exist. I have younger kids and at night, some teenagers were making noise from around 2:30 am to 4:30 am in the night. We could hear the noise and ruined my... More

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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70 reviews 70 reviews
17 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We needed to stay close to Union Square for one night after spending 6 nights at a much more luxurious hotel a block away. The self parking garage here is a little scary down a steep driveway and still $40. Check in was efficient but our 7th floor room (apparently upgraded to a King Executive Room) was small and there... More

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England, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

French provinical asthetic, unlike the hotels website, is not how I would describe the rooms. Other adjectives, such as, decrepit, dirty and dire are far more apt . This hotel is only worth staying in if you are getting it at a cheap rate, which I, unfortunately was not. What made matters even worse, was when trying to complain about... More

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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20 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stood at the Pickwick for six nights in August of 2014 after finding a really good deal online for it. The location is amazing (especially for the price). It is one block from the metro and the Powell Street Cable Car station. The Convention Center is a few blocks away, there is a shopping mall right next door and... More

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New York City, New York
20 reviews 20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like to shower (as I'm sure you do) avoid this property. They're water pressure is extremely low to non-existent and the water will go of intermittently every 2 min or so. Also, apparently all the homeless decide to camp right outside the hotel (behind it) for the night.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beds: he beds are comfortable and the bathroom is small but good! Internet: Impossible to use the internet! And its a very bad thing when you are a traveller in the big city and needs addresses, stores, infos, restaurant tips etc. So the really bad wifi and the problems with log in all the time effected in the bad way... More

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Detroit, Michigan
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65 reviews 65 reviews
15 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

GREAT location on 5th & Mission. Close to everything: steps away from the Nordstrom Shopping Ctr, walk to Union Square, even AT&T Park (where we saw a concert). The hotel is old; we stayed on 3rd floor which is not renovated. But we had a great rate so we're not complaining. Room is small, bathroom tiny, closet tiny, too. But... More

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Address: 85 5th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
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Location: United States > California > San Francisco
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Hotel Class:3 star — The Pickwick Hotel San Francisco 3*
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The Pickwick Hotel is close to many popular attractions within walking distance…take a hop on to the historic Cable Car just a block away, a leisurely stroll to Union Square, Museums or Theaters all within 3 blocks. Attending a conference, The Pickwick Hotel is just 2 blocks away from the San Francisco Moscone Convention Center and 2 blocks away from the San Francisco Federal Building. ... more   less 
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