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Layne Hotel

2.0 of 5 545 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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Bronx, New York
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
6 helpful votes 6 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
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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
4 helpful votes 4 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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San Jose, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Booked the hotel through the phone. When we arrived at 10 am we waited for two hours to check in only to find they don't have the room for us. The owner of the hotel was an Indian lady who was so rude with her only employee that time. I talked to her to help us have a room. She... More 

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Batavia, Illinois
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The brochure said Spa Tub, but don't believe everything you read. Also, no remote for the tv in the room and eventually got one from the front desk on day three. It is loud and the language across the street from the loitering crowd is vulgar, which is not the hotels fault, but be aware it goes on all night.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

The only good thing about this hotel was that the elevetor run fast, everything else was a joke including the extremely poor customer service...If it come to me I would never ever stay at this hotel ever again and I would never recommend anybody staying here, and by the way its not cheap at all. If I can rate this... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The Layne Hotel was a decent place to stay over night. The room was decent, the staff was very kind and accommodating, and you are in walking distance to everything!! I felt safe and secure here. The city never sleeps so bring ear plugs!

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Address: 545 Jones Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
Location: United States > California > San Francisco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Layne Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 40
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