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Hotel Stratford

2.0 of 5 242 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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57 reviews 57 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I booked through hotwire, so it was less expensive than if I had booked through the hotel directly. But I felt that the desk staff was punishing my husband and me for booking through hotwire because they gave us the smallest possible room on a high floor with no cross ventilation and no air conditioning. Our room couldn't have been... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

San Francisco is a very expensive city to visit so I was a little apprehensive about booking this hotel as it was reasonably priced compared to others. I need not have worried, although it's somewhat dated, the rooms were just fine if a little small but the location made up for everything, the cable car stops right outside! Lots of... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I chose this hotel after taking most factors into consideration: great location (just two blocks from Powell Station on Bart or Muni), close to sightseeing and shops, price while not cheap is comparatively affordable in San Francisco which is very expensive in general for accommodation. The staff is also quite helpful, and cleaning is punctual and efficient. The hotel has... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rooms a little dated however location and friendly helpful staff compensated for this . The room was clean and spacious (205) however it was very warm throughout the night but we coped ok. On the whole better than I was expecting from previous reviews.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My Husband and I stayed in Sept 2014 we arrived after staying in Ceasers Palace in Vegas and I can honestly say my first iimpression was not very good, however the rooms were very basic but also very reasonable in a city that hotels are very expensive. The rooms were cleaned on a daily basis, and you were given a... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is basic but clean and comfortable. The staff are welcoming, friendly and very helpful. The location is great and just a short walk away from the BART station - Powell Street, Studio City stop. A free breakfast is included which can set you up for the day. Great shopping is available on your doorstep so make sure you... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the location was fantastic! Rooms extremely small, nowhere for you to store your suitcase. Breakfast included wasn't to our liking, very little on offer. Lift takes a very long time. Clean and tidy. No air conditioning just a fan mounted on the ceiling, which was fine for our travel. If much hot air conditioning would be required. Not too bad... More

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed at the Stratford as part of a 2 city break. The hotel is in a good location very near Union square. It's very clean and tidy. We had room 600 which was more of a crash pad. The room was quite small, It had the smallest double bed ever. Think it was an American single to be fair.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We caught the BART train to Powell Street and walked 100 yds or so to this hotel which is just off Union Square. There is free wi-fi and staff are very helpful, especially young guy called Michael who advised us on trips told us best way to get to places and what places to avoid! The lifts are a bit... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Just returned from spending 6 nights at the Stratford. No complaints from us. Excellent location, very clean room ( maid service every day) excellent reception staff, really helpful and nothing too much for them. ( Shout out to Michael who gave us loads of tips) Being as the hotel is situated in a busy part of the city, you would... More

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  • Union square(28)
  • Cable car(23)
  • Great location(12)
  • Very clean(10)
  • Rooms are small(8)
  • Powell street(8)
  • Good value(3)
  • Double beds(3)
  • Ceiling fan(3)

Additional Information about Hotel Stratford

Address: 242 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
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Location: United States > California > San Francisco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Stratford 2*
Number of rooms: 96
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Also Known As:
The Stratford Hotel San Francisco
Stratford San Francisco
Stratford Hotel San Francisco

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