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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A neat little hotel that sits close to the pier and chinatown. My only complaints were they wouldn't allow visitors and were very firm about it. if you have companions who aren't staying at the same hotel, I wouldn't recommend this hotel if you plan to have them over for the night

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Wilmington, Delaware
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This, by far, is the worst hotel I have ever had the opportunity to use. I stayed in it for the RSA Conference in San Francisco. The hotel is in the Tenderloin District. It is close to some fine restaurants and other attractions, but it is a hole. Although my room was one of the rooms with a private bathroom,... More 

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Dursley, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We were surprised that the hotel receptionist insisted on a 250 dollar down payment in case we smoked in a non smoking room. Expedia, who arranged the booking, do not warn customers of this practice. This 2 star hotel in other respects lived up to expectations ie good cleanliness, restful environment, Central position etc.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

The hotel is very dated, and the elevator is downright antique - but in good condition. Decent-seized room with bathroom, nice and clean. No roaches or mice observed! I read complaints about the neighborhood and true, if you walk up the street the scene deteriorates very fast. But not where the hotel itself is. Just a few blocks from Union... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

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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