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Red Victorian LLC

1665 Haight Street, San Francisco, CA 94117 (Formerly Red Victorian Bed, Breakfast & Art)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

In choosing the Red Vic we were looking for a non-trad experience and we certainly got one. The common space on the first floor is more interesting and welcoming than any chain hotel. You can meet other travelers or the folks who reside here. The rooms are akin to any nice, clean B&B. And we liked the range in rooms... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to stay in a place that really reflects the atmosphere of the Haight in a good way, this is it. My son and I, who prefer hotels with personality and character, love the Red Vic, wouldn't stay anywhere else to explore this region, but this wonderfully funky hotel definitely isn't for everyone. Checking in on a Sunday... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

The Red Vic served its purpose...an affordable resting spot within an historic neighbourhood, with great eclectic food and shopping options nearby. The self-important profiles of the other residents will make your eyes roll back in your head, and for a place centered on communal living, the fellow residents were incredibly inconsiderate. The 11pm quiet-time curfew was not followed, and there... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

My room was not made when I arrived. I checked with the "front desk" and they said something like "we try to do something about it". Also, the key for the room I received after asking for it... did not lock the door - at least I was not able to lock it. When I returned from dinner in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Some of these reviews are definitely outdated - Ignore anything more than a couple of months old. Here's the current lowdown: The Red Victorian recently came under new management, who are a young and refreshing group - The rooms are all open but the renovation is so fresh they're still putting finishing touches on the common area. I suspect this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

I loved staying at the Red Victorian Bed and Breakfast. My friend and I needed a place to stay in San Francisco for a night and this was one of the only places left to stay (they had a cancellation). Our room was lots of fun, it had a very unique decor. We had a shared bathroom, but we never... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

This place might have been good 20 years ago. Don't arrive after dark, they lock the front door (no front desk) and if you're lucky you may be able to figure out how to access the lock box for the key to get it. You can call the after-hours person who lives there but he won't be happy to see... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Stayed here last summer - my daughter loved it!! All the rooms are smallish and hippie theme- the bathrooms are super cool!! And communal- it's def a laid back everyone welcome vibe here- free coffee & breakfast downstairs is nice- not sure if I like Haight St at night- and parking can be a real issue

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014 via mobile

The Red Victorian is the place to stay if you're coming to San Francisco to soak up what's left of the hippie vibe on Haight Street. It's a quirky, comfortable guest house that's been going for decades and caters for those who can cope with shared bathroom facilities and eclectic decor in exchange for its proximity to the most famous... More 

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Grants Pass, Oregon
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Noisy street sounds all night. Building is unsound...uneven floors...would not want to be in this building during an earthquake. Lukewarm shower. Will never stay here again. It was an awful experience.

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