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Golden Gate Hotel

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775 Bush St, San Francisco, CA 94108
Golden Gate Hotel
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We enjoyed three nights at this lovely historic inn. Note: INN. This is not a B&B in the traditional terminology. It is a small hotel (25 rooms) and breakfast(served in a way small room for potentially 50 people) is not even continental. It is ONLY breads, albeit yummy ones. Coffee/tea isn't out until 8am, and so if you are inclined... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place is a gem. Since this was our first visit to San Francisco, we spent a lot of time researching where to stay. The Golden Gate Hotel came highly recommended! It was so reasonably priced given its great location and quality service. We opted for a less-expensive room that shared a bathroom with others on our floor, and this... More 

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This sweet and welcoming diamond has probably felt like home to many travelers over the long years it has been a quiet little hotel in the heart of San Francisco. Nicely situated just one block walking to Powell Street cable car, 5 minutes to the entrance to Chinatown, Union Square - and fabulous shopping is just 3 blocks away all... More 

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Adelaide
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A charming bed and breakfast type hotel with a French style and flavour. The croissants and coffee were a good start to the day. It is a great location for China town area and the Powell and Mason cable car. The room was quite small but similar to the European B&B experience.

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Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is not your average, run of the mill hotel with bland rooms and public areas. The Golden Gate is a charmer from the minute you walk in the door! The cozy breakfast/sitting room is an oasis of calm, the vintage cage elevator is a treat, the hallways are lined with an amazing array of old photographs, and although small,... More 

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Romsey, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here at the beginning of April for 2 nights at the start of our west Coast drive. Ideally located for Powell Street and Union Square. Room a little small, but normal for this type of building. Bed was very comfortable. Bathroom very small - just a small sink, shower and toilet. If you were on the large size it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We wanted an exterior room but the only available was the interior small one. Still very nice and comfortable but a bit too expensive. Everything very clean. The best thing of this hotel is its charm and free freshly baked croissants and cookies.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Amazing little find in the heart of Union Square. Very friendly and helpful staff throughout our stay. My best friend and I shared a twin room with a private bath. Very comfortable and quiet. In fact both commented that we felt like we were the only guests in the B&B. Although, we met many people at breakfast each morning. Our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

This little boutique hotel was perfect to stay in! It's close to lots of great San Francisco attractions like Union Square, Shopping and the Trams. The hotel itself is very charming with antique furnishings that all add to the charm. The mascot of the hotel is a ginger cat named Pip who will come for a ride in the lift... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

The hotel is charming. The rooms are small, but I noticed some small items that add to ones comfort: soft tissues, a dryer with a "cool shot", the heat was easy to control, we were given an additional luggage stand to accommodate both suitcases. Although small, the counter in the bathroom made good use of the available space as did... More 

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