We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Hayes Valley Inn

417 Gough St., San Francisco, CA 94102
Hotel website
#17 of 69 hotels in San Francisco
184 Reviews 4 of 5 stars
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hayes Valley Inn
Professional photos View all
Browse nearby
Hayes Valley Inn
  • Overview
  • Reviews (184)
  • Photos (22)
  • Similar Hotels
  • Amenities
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (30)
  • Location
  • More
Save Saved
You added Hayes Valley Inn to your Saves list
true
Write a Review

184 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    55
    98
    17
    10
    4
See reviews for
21
91
38
8
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (30)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Maryland
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a person who has stayed in many fine hotels we found this little bed and breakfast to be outstanding. Run by a French lady, it maintains a charming European air. Although not beautifully decorated with the finest linens. It is cleaner than many 5 star hotels we have stayed in. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable creating a warm... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was looking for a reasonable hotel in San Fransisco and stumbled onto this gem... The place is clean, the staff is very pleasant and good humored. If you don't mind sharing the shower and bathroom with the people on the same floor, this is a real find! By the way, the corridor is very quiet, this makes for a... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a pleasant four-night-stay for my fist time in SF. The neighbourhood is great, not touristy but with loads of nice restaurants, cafes and independent boutique shops. The location is not cental central but I wasn't bothered since having a friend drove me around. It wasn't hard to find park space on the streets either. I loved the interior,... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Iowa City
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Found out through a recommendation from a good friend. Considering the amenities and location, a night at the Hayes Valley Inn is a blessed bargain. They probably could be charging 20 percent more, but one gets the good vibe that their business plan depends on old fashioned hospitality and word of mouth. The staff is meticulously knowledgeable about the neighborhood.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Bracknell, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Friendly staff, great location & competitive rates - you could do a lot worse! We were a little sceptical about staying outside of the main tourist areas but Hayes Valley was awesome and I'd stay in this neighbourhood again. More bars and restaurants than you can possibly visit in a week and all good quality. Some great craft beer house... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Boston, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
16 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We know SF well, and decided to stay here for two reasons: price and location. We had no illusions about the European style, and it is exactly as advertised. Smallish queen bed room, toilet and bath across the hall (generally clean and available), traffic noise, and the restaurant/bars dumping their recyclables after midnight. That said, the price is fantastic, the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
Kincardine, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Stayed here for five nights, I cannot fault the location or the hotel. The Hotel team were friendly and helpful, Rooms were small with bed, Sink, Wardrobe and set of drawers. Didn't have any issues with the shared bathroom. The breakfast room was a great place to meet other travellers, had a bit of a laugh at breakfast but also... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Oshkosh, WI
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

If you are seeking affordable accommodations in a fantastic neighborhood of great restaurants, this is it! Accommodations are simple. I had one of the smaller rooms, with a bed and a sink. Shared bathroom is down the hall, but I rarely had to wait more than a minute or two. The bed was very comfortable. Breakfast was great, from the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Shanghai, China
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed here for 4 nights. We loved it so much, we cancelled our hotel reservation for the last two nights across town to continue our stay here. Why we loved it: - The staff (hi Dennis!) could not have been more friendly with directions, airport shuttles, travel tips. - the free breakfast and afternoon tea are... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Launceston, Australia
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
8 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Ok.. so in fairness ill be balanced as i don't believe in smashing a property just because it didn't live up to my what may be considered unfair expectations considering the price i paid.. so here goes.. price - very good paid 435 for 4 nights. Booked through Booking.Com and the only reason why i chose it was for a... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Hayes Valley Inn, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Hayes Valley Inn? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Hayes Valley Inn

Address: 417 Gough St., San Francisco, CA 94102
Phone Number:
Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Hayes Valley
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com and Priceline so you can book your Hayes Valley Inn reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Hayes Valley Hotel San Francisco

22 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (23)
Viewed
Room/suite (9)
Viewed
Dining (4)
Viewed
View from room (1)
Viewed
Other (9)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay
Select tags to find the hotel that's right for you.
All
hotels in
any neighborhood
in San Francisco with
any amenities

Amenities

Number of rooms
28

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Hayes Valley Inn staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer