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El Capitan Hotel

2361 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94110
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  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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North Dartmouth, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The room is not dirty but not clean since it's really old building, and we know the quality before we booked. If you just want to find a place to stay and with cheap price, this is one of the option. The downtown at night is dangerous for tourist, living in this place is safe with 24 hour front desk.

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New South Wales, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Happy we only stayed here for two nights I wouldn't want to be here longer. Yeah it's under $100 a night but shouldn't be more than $50. There's one toilet and shower per section shared! I had to walk around for a while to find more as they were busy majority of the time. Not the cleanest either..one shower didn't... More 

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Incline Village, Nevada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Basically it was an expensive guest house. Neighborhood was fine, just like all the others in SF (this block is safe, the next one isn't. but its the Mission, what do you expect?). Easy parking next door. Room was clean and bed was comfortable. But it was a loud place and only one bathroom for the whole hallway. I probably... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Stayed here so I could be really close to BART train (literally 5 blocks or so away) neighbourhood is definitely not safe to walk around alone at night. must cab to & from location. it's not the cleanest hotel but the rooms were clean. you have to share a bathroom with everyone else & it's pretty smelly & gross. but... More 

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The place is an over priced dump that I may have accepted as part of the travel experience until they made unathorised charges on my credit card and refuse to talk to me about having them reversed. STAY HERE WITH CAUTION!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We stayed there 3 nights in room 126 and our staying was plesent. We paid 53$ a night, Mission district is a great location and this hostel close to everything. The guys from the desc were very nice and help us with some stuff. This is not a fancy place, if u used to 3-4 stars hotels u will get... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Look the staff were actually pretty friendly, but that is the only nice thing you can say about this place. It smells like urine and marijuana, the bathrooms are shared and so gross I opted to stay unwashed. Finally it is a bit of a trek from anything interesting in San Fran and it is kind of a dodgy area.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

booked it through expedia and it was listed as a hotel .but it was not . we stayed in room 143 they even charged us a 20.00 deposit for two keyes for a room .. the room was in bad shape first the sink was broken and holes in the curtains and no fire alarm in the room . the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

El Capitan hotel is filthy and poorly maintained. The toilet backed up EVERY time we used it. The bed was broken so the mattress sunk to the floor in the middle (not kidding). The window was smashed - and it led to a balcony that was accessible to other room windows - so NO security. The only reason we stayed... More 

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From burritos to bicyclists, the Mission is the foundation for all things hip in the city. Cultural attractions, an independent arts community, sumptuous street murals and a high density of bars and cafes make this neighborhood a magnet for young people. While terrific inexpensive food is abundant, its top-of-the-line restaurants now compete with the city’s best for fashionable diners. Indulge as the locals do by heading to Mission Dolores Park, buy some ice cream, and savor one of the most diverse neighborhoods in the country.
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