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Hayes Valley Inn

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417 Gough St., San Francisco, CA 94102
Hayes Valley Inn
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Ranked #19 of 70 San Francisco B&B and Inns
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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Coming from a girl works for a major hotel company (and my rates weren't available) this place was awesome!!! Great location in an adorable up and coming neighborhood. Great staff and the rates are unbeatable. Shared bathroom but it was always empty even on a sold out night and extremely clean. Very small rooms but just what we needed for... More 

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Viken, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I and my husband stayed five nights at the Hayes Valley Inn and were pleasantly surprised; the shared bathroom was no problem and utterly clean at all times. The room was comfortable, the location in Hayes Valley to our liking with some good restaurants close by, and we had some nice chats with other guests & staff. I recommend Hayes... More 

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Newport, South East Wales
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

An older hotel, in a good location, nice bars and cafe's around, the room I stayed in was a box, just enough room for a bed, TV didn't work, and very noisy (room 212). Every time someone went to toilet, and bathrooms were shared so people constantly walking up and down the corridors, the fan would come on, and run... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Staff was very nice and suggested many nearby restaurants. Used the bus transit system with the phone app worked like a charm. We stayed in the room closest to the dining room facing the alley. The bathroom right next to our room made it convenient. Our stay was very nice and quiet. Will definitely come back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

My husband and I stayed here in March of 2014 when I was in town for a conference. We stayed in the double bed room, and thought it was perfectly wonderful! It is an ideal location to feel like a local- Hayes Valley has great shopping, biking, eating etc. and is very centrally located. I loved the hotel dogs, and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

A very nicely situated place. Right in the middle of the entertainment district of San Francisco. Teaters music venues restaurants and bars are right on your doorstep. Centrally located. Walking distance to a lot of things. The rooms are small but clean and tidy. For its location it is a cheap place probably depending on the shared bath and restrooms.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

The rooms with queens beds are on the Gough street which is noisy. The water pressure on the Third floor is pretty low. The Location is central to most of San Francisco. The Staff deal with and concern quickly.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We spent a lovely 4 days at the Hayes Valley Inn. Set in a great neighbourhood, we were afforded a warm welcome and encouraged to come back for a repeat trip (very tempted!!). Our room was well appointed and comfortable. Breakfast was yummy and tea time was an added treat for weary sightseers. Its fantastic to find an affordable and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Excellent little hotel/B&B. Great location - close to transport etc to get to see the sights of San Fran. Also great in terms of being close to cafes/restaurants etc. Felt very safe in this area. The staff members we dealt with were excellent and couldn't do enough to help out and answer any questions we had The breakfast that was... More 

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Nevada City, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 via mobile

My second stay at this sweet spot located in Hayes Valley. Just love the staff and people who tend to gravitate towards its own type of Bohemia. Comfortable and authentic. Great location to symphony, ballet.

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Chock full of designer boutiques, art galleries, funky shoe stores, and great restaurants, it’s hard to imagine Hayes Valley once languished in the shadow of a major freeway. Its removal allowed for the creation of an attractive boulevard on Octavia Street with a community park at its center and dozens of trendy businesses to satisfy visitors looking for a stylish respite.
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