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Layne Hotel

545 Jones Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We paid for a room with 2 full size beds because we were 3 people, but had to pay an extra $100 fee!! Nevertheless, we couldn't talk to the manager neither write a complain. He is never there and they don't have any book for complaints!! The previous costumers called the police because they were not given back the $250... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed in the Layne Hotel for 6 days, and my overall experience was excellent. When you factor in the cost the overall value was great. I would definitely stay there again. The room was a good size, it was clean, comfortable, and had nice features (a mini-fridge, microwave, cable TV). The people working the front desk were very nice... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

This is by far the best hostel we have been to! It exceeds expectations of cleanliness, great staff, (Raj was extremely helpful and friendly!) Room was really big and very clean. Great location, close to everything. lots of places to eat. walking distance to Union Square, Chinatown, and all public transportation.! we will definitely stay here when we come back!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

I have stayed in San Francisco many times and I would never stay here again. They charged almost 300.00 including taxes for dingy dreary accomadations. We only stayed here because we decided to stop by San Francisco for Valentines Day at the last moment and all of the reasonable rooms were booked. The staff was rude which made the stay... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Pros: 1.Walking distance to Union Square, and the Mason-Powell Station 2. Strict security protocol that keeps the bums and weirdos out (only registered hotel guests allowed in, and you must ring the door bell and confirm your room and name) 3. If you get a room with its own private bathroom, it comes with a nice Jacuzzi 4. Its one... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Worst hotel I have ever stayed in. Manager is rude, impatient, does not listen, overcharged us. I was yelled at from the manager. Rooms were awful, stuffy, no aircon, no warm water and stains on the bed. I have never been treated so badly in any hotel. Do not come here, you will re-get it.

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San Francisco
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Unlike other reviews especially in the Google maps, I enjoyed my 1 week stay in this hotel in mid-Dec to attend academic meeting. Although the crossing at the nearby crossing at the O'farrell str. is stressing cause of many homeless, the Geary str. is safety to access to this hotel even in the night. My room has kind-size bed, rapid... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This is the worst hotel I have ever stayed at. I arrived to find the double room I had booked only had a single bed so I went to ask about this at the reception and there I was shouted at by the guy there after explaining that I had booked a double room etc. This was not a good... More 

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Denver, Colorado, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

When I checked in and found out I had a shared bathroom I was already leery of what I would find in my actual room. When I walked in after a trip on an elevator from the 20's I found stained sheets and a stained comforter. The pillows looked as if they hadn't been replaced in 10+ years and were... More 

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Aarhus, Denmark
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Friendly staff and located very close to Union Square The neighborhood is bad..... people buying and selling drugs in the sidestreets. Restrooms in the hallway were tiny (I am 6-2 and had to stand behind the toilet to open and close the door) and often without toiletpaper. There were no garbage bin in the room..?? The electrical sockets had to... More 

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