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University Club

800 Powell St., San Francisco, CA 94108
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I have stayed in a number of clubs around the country. This tired shabby establishment should take a close look at themselves. Their answer to 5 am trash pick-up? "We have earplugs". Do you have a business center? No, rather than feel free to use your laptop at a desk on the 4th floor. No napkins at their continental breakfast.... More 

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Wollongong, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

It was a wonderful spot, and the building is a delight to wander around. So much atmosphere. The room I had (bedroom and 'parlour') was terrific BUT the windows didn't lock close and the upper sections hadn't been dusted in years. I was on the ground floor and was a little nervous at night. The wifi worked fine and so... More 

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Wairarapa, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We stayed here as members of a reciprocal club, and knew pretty much what to expect: A beautiful old building that has not been refurbished as one would expect with pricier places. We love those sorts of place, as we abhor generic, bland decor and shoe-box hotel rooms with windows that won't open and air conditioning that keeps the temperature... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

UCSF is a delightful club in the nob hill area of SF. With the cable car right out front it's easy to get around. The room was homely and comfortable but the real value is the 4th floor bar and restaurant where we mingled with members and bar staff. This club admits both male and female members. The food is... More 

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Boston, MA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 via mobile

I have stayed here twice as a reciprocal club member for under $200 pretty night before taxes. This is an unbeatable price for Nob Hill. The rooms are fine but not fancy. The halls and many public spaces are showing wear. The continental breakfast is basic. The fourth floor bar area and the view from there are fun. It has... More 

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Sacramento, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I stayed here with a group of friends and we loved it. Besides the very large rooms, the bar and food were wonderful. We never felt rushed, everyone was very accommodating and the food was very good. In the past I have stayed in a regular room, this time I got a suite. The difference was night and day. For... More 

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California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We were here for a wedding in June 2014. It is a woody old venue with an atmosphere of the 40's and perhaps before. The staff was friendly and the bar was pleasant. The view of the Financial District from the top floor is interesting but nothing to compare with a view of the bay. The food was decent but... More 

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Leucadia, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Unfortunately our stay here was one to remember....not for good reasons. Upon arrival we found our room unclean with basic supplies not available. Used unmentionables were found in the nightstand drawers from the previous occupants. The shower had mold surrounding the base. The towels were spotted. The furnishings are old and worn which made one reluctant to sit and be... More 

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Bristol
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

I stayed here as a member of a reciprocal club. The location can't be beaten and the club has a really friendly feel, just like my club back home. The restaurant and bar on the 4th floor are excellent, the food was superb and the staff mix some good cocktails

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Pasadena, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights as affiliate-club members. We had a suite, which we liked a lot although the bathroom could use a little table for toiletries and more towels. The check in staff were generally nice although didn't offer common courtesy assistance like helping with the door for guests struggling with multiple bags. Breakfast was fine although the... More 

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