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3.5 of 5 Condominium   |   1188 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
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The Soma Suites
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I had an awesome stay at the soma suites. I was quite apprehensive after reading the trip advisor comments though I liked the look of the apartment layout over staying in a small hotel room. The place was really spacious with a full kitchen, bathroom/bath, lounge area and our room on level 19 had an awesome view out over the... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked 3 days and stayed another 3 days after. This place is a short walk from BART and an easy walk to Union Square. Although there are a few homeless people in the neighbourhood we alway let safe and the building itself is very secure, new and safe. Great value that really let us relax and enjoy our holiday.... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we did the reservation, we made the mistake of not reading first TripAdvisor. We were in hurry because all hotels in SF were so expensive that we could not find anything acceptable. We were all of our trip pondering if we would need to lose our money based on what we read. Well, we were lucky and all was... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We stayed in sept 2014 for 5 nights.First time in San Francisco and thought an apartment would be a change from a hotel and more flexible.The area is not too far from downtown and there are homeless people hanging about the streets nearby but if you are careful they won't be a threat to you.Like other people I would say... More 

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Grinnell, Iowa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Don't even consider of booking here. The most favorable possible interpretation of our experience is that the owners/operators are completely and utterly incompetent, but deliberate fraud seems not unlikely. Checkin: We arrived at noon, asked the security guard where were supported to check in and she called someone who was to come down and meet us. He took us to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The Soma Suites was a nice building, updated and contemporary. This is not your average hotel and was concerned with cleanliness and standards that one would be use to in a regular commercial hospitality hotel. The beds were comfortable, however no extra pillows, blankets or options to call for additions. The mattress pad was an Ikea Memory foam without a... More 

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Solihull, England, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We booked this hotel for a 4 night stay in SF in early September. When we arrived there we had to sit in a Lobby and wait for somebody to come down a greet us. After 15 minutes of waiting we were then taken to an apartment block next door where we were taken to one of the apartment rooms... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Should you decide to stay at the SOMA Suites, the first thing you'll notice is that "suite" is a bit of a lie. This isn't a hotel - these are all self-serviced apartments in two different residential buildings. As such checking in is very weird - upon arrival you have to call a mobile phone number so they can come... More 

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Biel, Switzerland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We went there for 3 nights. In order to chech-in, we wrote a mail and called them several times with no answer. Check-in was in a huge building where we had to wait 30 minutes. The guy who picked us up was very friendly. The rooms look nice, the gym is up to date. The dishes were not clean. I... More 

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Southern CA
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Here's the email I received at 2300 last night...of course I didn't get it until this morning. July, 24th 2014 Dear Guest, Due to an emergency maintenance issue, a water pipe broke at one of our sisters suites at another location and flooded the whole floor, our company has to relocate some of their current guests at that location to... More 

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Address: 1188 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
Location: United States > California > San Francisco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Soma Suites 3.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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South of Market (SoMa), has an urban and sophisticated vibe, but you're more likely to find big nightclubs and lots of industrial loft residences than you are to find boutique shopping. Although it’s the epicenter for tech startups in the city, visitors will be able to do more than just business - museums, top quality restaurants, and the San Francisco Giants now call this neighborhood home. Most of its freeway-sized streets may not capture the same character as other neighborhoods in the city, but pockets of charm, like South Park, can still be found throughout its side streets.