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Hotel des Arts

2.0 of 5 447 Bush St., San Francisco, CA 94108
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Adelaide, Australia
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We searched San Francisco for budget type accomodation. On arrival the staff were very friendy, informative and chatty, they told us all we needed to know about San Francisco. Rooms were neat, tidy and most of all the bed was very comfortable. Small contenintal breakfast was also included in the relativly cheap price. The hotels location was great, right at... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We chose the hotel because it was very competitively priced for the city, and we liked the idea of the artwork in the rooms (wanting something a bit different). However, we were left extremely disappointed. Firstly, the artwork in the room was awful. It looked like a child had scribbled all over the walls (and in fact there was some... More 

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Lakeland, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We came to SF for our honeymoon from Florida. At home AC is standard, but no AC here, though the staff did get us a fan to help out. The olde timey elevator was fun but the walls were thin. If you love the hustle and bustle this place is right in the financial district near Chinatown. I don't, so... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

My friends and I unfortunately had bad experience with this hotel due to its lack of organization, communication and staff with attitude. My friends and I booked two rooms and the idea was for them to arrive few days before me. When they checked in they informed that I was going to later on in the week and if there... More 

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San Fernando, San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Stayed here for 9 nights during our visit to San Francisco. The hotel is located just 2 buildings away from Chinatown Dragon Gate and the street has some super cafes and restaurants. The staff was helpful and the room was very clean. Had fun exploring the art pieces in the hotel. It is not exactly cheap but then nothing is... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

So first off - there was a big mix-up when I arrived at Hotel Des Arts to find out that my room did not have a private bathroom and that I'd be sharing a bathroom with other folks on the same floor. This wasn't what we'd paid for! That being said, it wasn't the fault of the hotel - it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Our stay in Hotel des Arts was the first leg being a four night stay in San Francisco. We struggled in our decision as to whether to give this hotel a 3 or a 4 out of 5. We agreed on a 4 out of 5 because although this hotel is very basic and is definitely not somewhere you would... More 

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Sacramento, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

You can read thru all of my other reviews to know that I am not a harsh reviewer and have a tolerance for most human behavior and most service industry outlets. The location is comfortable, the rooms are cozy and the decor is quirky and quaint. Yet I will never go back here. Because of the service! Some of the... More 

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Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

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
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

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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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*
Number of rooms: 43
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