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775 Bush St, San Francisco, CA 94108 (Union Square)
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Golden Gate Hotel
Ranked #7 of 70 San Francisco B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This small hotel is located on Bush Street in downtown San Francisco. It is an old hotel, but clean and well maintained. The service is outstanding. The cat on the web site really exists and is very friendly.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is well kept and centrally located; the breakfast croissants are hot and delicious, and they serve great coffee. The rooms, however, are very small and the hotel is on a busy street. Having been forewarned, I took ear plugs which turned out to be a lifesaver. We really liked this hotel but I stopped eating the cookies that... More 

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Fairbanks
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a charming, cozy and beautiful hotel in the heart of San Francisco. Just blocks from Chinatown, Union Square and the trolly. Loved Pip the hotel cat. He met us at the door and meowed outside our room door to be let in and petted. The staff could not have been more helpful, taking extra time to recommend dinner... More 

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Kingston, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at the Golden Gate Hotel for eight nights this past January when we were on holiday in San Francisco. The staff were very warm and welcoming, the room was comfortable and clean (shower and sink in the room, shared toilet down the hall) and the hotel was very conveniently located for all our daily excursions.... More 

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Hollister, Ca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent one night at this hotel and were very impressed. The staff was so helpful and friendly and genuine, both at the hotel and at the parking garage across the street. Our room was delightful with a little balcony on the fire escape and the common areas were painted with faux touches and unique without being cliche. It was... More 

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Arlington, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Golden Gate Hotel is a lovely place to drop one's bags in San Francisco. The location is ideal, roughly equidistant from the top of Nob Hill and Union Square. I had a single room with a bathroom and a king-sized bed, a wooden armoire, a television, some chairs and a table- small, but charming and perfectly comfortable. The continental... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Got a basic room here on the general recommendations of TripAdvisor and was not disappointed. Great little spot very close to lots of things in San Fran. Nice basic breakfast of hot muffins and croissants and coffee and then tea and home made cookies in the afternoon. Our room was one of the small ones with the shared bathroom, but... More 

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This excellent little in is located within walking distance of Union Square, it is appointed very nicely, the rooms are tidy. The staff are very accommodating; I needed the room to be warm when I showed up and the staff brought a mini radiator into the room, which awaited me on my arrival, leaving the room nice and toasty. It's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We stayed at the Golden Gate Hotel for three nights in January. We had a room with a queen size bed and a bathroom. The room was small but cozy. We did not find it cramped. The TV is tiny, but you are not in San Francisco to watch TV! I cannot say enough about the location. Even the cab... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

We've enjoyed staying at the Golden Gate Hotel two times so far. It's relatively quiet (for a city hotel) and is in a good location. Service has also been very good and place is quite charming. The breakfast consists of bakery, juice, and coffee/tea. It would be nice for a tray to bring back good to your room. Also, a... More 

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Address: 775 Bush St, San Francisco, CA 94108
Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Union Square
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 25

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