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The Embassy Hotel

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   610 Polk Street, San Francisco, CA 94109 (Civic Center)
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Ranked #199 of 236 Hotels in San Francisco
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  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

On arriving in San Francisco we travelled from Union square to the embassy hotel! This trip was eye opening as it went from a lovely clean pleasant area into streets filled with drug dealers and homeless folk. When going into the hotel the smell of smoke was overpowering but it only took a few mins to get used to it.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Late booking so we were limited with our options - we took this one ! Hotel is older but kinda quaint in it's appeal - I'm thinking it might have been quite nice back in it's glory days - those have probably now passed and is perhaps now more reminiscent of where a released Alcatraz resident might spend his first... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

This place was a total nightmare. No locks on the door, bathroom was nasty, mattress was stained and had signs of bed bugs not to mention no screens on the window. If I could post pictures I would. Stayed there 7/27/14 over night and couldn't wait to leave.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 via mobile

This place is disgusting. I don't think they care that the lobby smells like sewage. We stayed for three hours just to spend time finding a different place to stay. No air filtration in any rooms. The bathrooms are worse than any gas station I've ever been to. Not worth 200 dollars

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Let me preface my review by saying that the Embassy Hotel is obviously not the Four Seasons. However, for the price I paid ($120-ish), I thought I got a good value. The room I was in was partially renovated--the main area was new, with modern furnishings and a functioning flat-screen TV, while the bathroom was circa 1930. But everything worked... More

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Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I found Embassy Hotel to be an average hotel to stay. while Rooms are fine but you feel like to be in a box when you enter inside the hotel. breakfast quality was of lowest standard. It looks like the hotel is just being run without much care. People at reception are really nice and helpful.

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Brooklyn, New York, USA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

In short: This hotel isn't nearly as bad as some of these reviews make it seem. Next to the upper-end hotels in SF it doesn't compare, but I've stayed at far worse hotels and had a quiet, comfortable stay. I needed to find a room quickly during a visit for work when a mistake meant I was booted out of... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here we where on the 5 the floor Nice view it was ok for the aires people where nice to Not bad price Like the parking could see my car from window Will got to put 200 character min this don't have no more to say

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

Was'nt the best but if you have a full schedule in Frisco then staying here is'nt that big of a deal.We spent most of our time seeing what San Fran had to offer and were always too tired to care about all the faults of this hotel. Kind of a place for some shut eye. As long as you get... More

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Bury St Edmunds, England, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

going cheap isn't worth it. didn't put cases on floor, very dated, bates motel comes to mind. shocking poverty area, got bitten in bed, cabinet door came off in my hand, very poor breakfast not clean enough. run by 2 Irish women (expected americans) 1 American desk person extremely pleasant and helpful. had 1 nights sleep out of 4 from... More

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Address: 610 Polk Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Civic Center
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Embassy Hotel 2.5*
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Also Known As:
Embassy Hotel San Francisco
Embassy San Francisco

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