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Hotel des Arts

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   447 Bush St., San Francisco, CA 94108 (Financial District)
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Ranked #120 of 236 Hotels in San Francisco
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

lovely little hotel with quirky charm. not cheap exactly but probably about as cheap as you could get in this neighborhood: which is totally fantastic. walkable to a zillion places to eat (next door to chinatown), upscale shopping as well as national chains if you need an extra layer for bizarro san francisco temps and ear plugs :), cable car... More

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Sligo, Ireland
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the art on the walls. Extremely clean & very friendly staff. Can not beat the location from Union square! We also walked to the pier from the hotel which is a nice walk. The only small complaint was the air con which didn't work to well but we got over it! Great restaurants near by... Would stay again.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was perfect for my budget for my trip to San Fran. There is one shower per floor, and two toilets per floor (about 7-8 rooms per floor). Breakfast was not all that great (toast, granola bars, juice, & coffee). Walls were thin and could hear a couple fight one night and a couple having sex two of the... More

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Preston, United Kingdom
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a fun budget hotel in a great location, in ease of great transport links or equally on foot to the city centre, bars, restaurants and about 20min walk to fisherman's wharf. The staff were superb one of our locks jammed on our case and they were quick to help out, then 2 nights before we left my wife... More

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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The fun quirky artwork and the room decorations make the hotel different to ones we've stayed in. Helpful staff, clean rooms and in a central location. Only downside was the, rather small, breakfast room. But there are plenty of local places to try instead.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Title says it all really. Perfect for exploring San Francisco and a real bargain for a budget traveller. No it isn't fancy or huge rooms (who wants to stay in the room when you're in San Francisco anyway?!?) but it is quirky and a great value stay. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Simply great! The hotel is beautiful and well located, the staff is very kind too. The american breakfast included was always delicious and on time. The free internet service was fast and without connection troubles. Because our flight was at night, the staff gave us facilities to keep our luggage after the check-out and to get airport transportation. We'll come... More

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Altona, Canada
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Quirky cool hotel. Was clean and great location. Good value for money but I hardly slept despite earplugs! Walls are paper thin, city noise is loud and floors are creaky. Also no air conditioning but too loud to open windows. Would not stay hear again due to noise but if noise doesn't bother you then good choice for money.

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Mandurah, Western Australia, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Quirky old (renovated) hotel in a terrific location. Close to Union Square, transport, restaurants, Chinatown and much more. Don't expect too much from the rooms, theyre small and a bit sparse. If youre there for the city this hotel will suit, but if youre after some luxury, maybe not. Breakfast was a basic "make your own" but fine. Room was... More

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Mitchell, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

On our trip to San Francisco I expected to pay a bit of a premium while visiting, though I was a tad surprised at the size of the room vs. room rate. The hotel has (2) room options, en-suite facilities or shared. We chose en-suite and this was attributed to the higher cost. The few times we spoke with the... More

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Address: 447 Bush St., San Francisco, CA 94108
Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Financial District
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel des Arts 2*
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