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220 Golden Gate Ave., San Francisco, CA 94107 (Civic Center)
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Campinas, SP
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

Simple, but nice. Good location. Walk distance from Market Street. Walk distance to Union square. Easy and close to get the cable cars to Bay area. From there you can visit the peers and small shops there. Close to the Shopping at Market Street. Close to restaurants, mini markets, pharmacy and several good services.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2008

If really, before staying at the YMCA in San Fran i had never ever heard about this kind of company, and if had heard, i would have never ever stayed there! Firstly, the room was very small and dirty! Secondly, checking out was a nightmare, they confused credit card details and returned the deposit to my friends card, who planned... More

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Toronto, Canada
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67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2007

I recently stayed at the Central YMCA ( June 29-July 5, 2007). I had stayed there before, but it was a while ago, so I wasn't sure what to expect. First the neighbourhood. The hotel is located in "The Tenderloin", which is a tough part of town. Like another reviewer states, you need to keep your wits about you. However,... More

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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2006

Although I have stayed in the Waldorf Astoria, the Plaza Athenee and dozens of Hiltons and Marriotts I found that I prefer staying in budget accommodation such as youth hostels and bed and breakfasts. People are generally friendlier and service is usually very personalised. You usually get the best information from the locals who live and work in budget accommodation.... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2005

not a very clean establishment at all. The student rate is cheap but I would never eat and found it hard to sleep in a hotel with so many cockroaches. I moved to a nearby hotel the next week. The men's steam room and sauna area was not nice and felt more like a pick up bar.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2003

While the Y is located in the seedy Tenderloin area and probably not suitable for single women it is clean and they provide a great continential breakfast. The rooms, while small, albeit tiny, are very clean! And while not air conditioned are usually pleasant. Good choice and you can't beat the price!

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Address: 220 Golden Gate Ave., San Francisco, CA 94107
Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Civic Center
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Ymca Central Branch Hotel San Francisco

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