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Layne Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   545 Jones Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
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Ranked #184 of 236 hotels in San Francisco
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My cousin booked this hotel for me and told me it was 2 1/2 stars rated through Expedia. I'm like that's okay I've been staying in 2 star hotel and they have all been really clean and very spacious for a solo traveler (king size bed). This hotel was over rated with the 2 1/2 star rating and I see... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tenderloins make me think of pounded meat and quivering thighs. So when I found out the Layne Hotel was in the Tenderloin district of San Francisco, I worried. From the minute I got out of the car, I felt scared. Shady characters lined the streets surrounding the hotel. I was told by the Layne staff that it's safe to walk... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I will be kind. I didn't expect much. Maybe that it would be clean. It's not. Not filthy, but close. When was that last time the furniture upholstery was cleaned, if ever? Checking in and it was painful too. Positives? The shower did work and the pillows were good. I thought it might be OK in this area of town,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the better deals in San Fran, especially given it's proximity to everything. Spent four nights here and for the price I have no complaints. Washrooms were shared in my case at least but I knew that in advance. The place is very clean and very secure. There are people making comments about the area but I found it... More

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Columbus, Ohio
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked this hotel on Expedia, and, although the room description said "Private bathroom has a shower/tub combination," when I arrived at the hotel early in the middle of the night, I was surprised to find that the shower and toilet were shared with the entire floor, and located in the hallway. This, on top of a filthy, poorly maintained... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

I was quite satisfied with the Layne------I thought it did all the essential things that a well-run budget hotel ought to do. I booked it as part of a package, so I'm not sure exactly what the nightly room rate worked out to, but it was pretty low for a hotel in downtown San Francisco. A low rate often means... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Staying at the Layne Hotel was the most bizarre hotel experience i've ever encountered. So disappointing was my stay that it prompted me to write my first ever review. For starters, my friend who made the reservation, called before booking to ask if there was free hotel parking. They told her there was so she decided to book the hotel... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

I think that the 1 and 2 star reviewers for this place have one of two issues: their expectations going in are too high or they were the unlucky ones who didn't get an in suite bathroom. This place provides everything that you'd *need*, but may not provide what you'd *like*. Our room had a tv (we didn't use, so... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

This place is actually quite good but the staff just don't make it worth it. The room is ok, and the bathrooms are clean but they were always out of toiletpaper even if you asked them to fix it. You can only get inside if the staff lets you in and that would have been good (security and so on)... More

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Red Bluff, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Stayed here for New Years! Wonderful location, great price and the staff was superb. Would definitely stay here again. Many reviews on here had complaints which almost deviated us from staying here and it being in the tenderloin district. However, glad that we tried it out, it exceeded my expectations.

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Additional Information about Layne Hotel

Also Known As:
Layne Hotel San Francisco
Address: 545 Jones Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
Location: United States > California > San Francisco
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Shuttle Bus service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #184 of 236 hotels in San Francisco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Layne Hotel 2*
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