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Monarch Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1015 Geary Street, San Francisco, CA 94109 (Civic Center)
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Geneva, Switzerland
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58 reviews 58 reviews
22 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

almost everything was bad -- hot room without air-conditioner, worn-down facility, old and thin towels (and one with stains), dirty-looking carpet, hair on the beddings. The only good things were helpful staff and fast wifi. Surrounding neighborhood was not great, although walking distance to Union Square.

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Port Perry, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived in San Francisco on the Friday, did some sight seeing, bought souvenirs, We eventually got to the hotel around 9pm, we parked on the street just minutes away from the hotel, there were a few homeless people in the streets and didn't think too much of it, Next morning we went to our rental vehicle only to see... More

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Lille, France
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have spent two nights there. The hotel is nice, people smile and very comprehensive...bed are good and the sheets has been changes between the two nights ! Air conditioning, and free coffee in the morning. Well situated in San Francisco ! I recommend !

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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm really not that picky when it comes to hotels, but this was even below my standards...we stayed at a very simple motel the night before (motel 6) and even that was 10 times nicer and cleaner than the Monarch. Our room smelled like the rest of the neighbourhood - pee. The floors werr very unclean and it was so... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We've made several dozen treks to SF over the past 14 years to escape the Central Valley summer time heat, and the Monarch has proved to be a good, basic value hotel at the fringe of the Tenderloin neighborhood that we have used several times, although this is the first time we've actually reviewed it. The hotel had been updated... More

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Dunedin, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We have been here for a week in July. We had a room overlooking Geary street on the 5th floor ... The room had the basic necessities ... Nothing posh but it was ok and very affordable ... The hotel is located in a great location.... It's in walking distance to union square about 5-7 minutes walk and it's gives... More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Stayed for 3 nights and we were a bit worried about arriving.....but really shouldnt have been. We found a 24hr parking garage up the road (Japan Garage) and it cost us $61 for our stay. YES the area is rough, and after walking around the city, it's not the worst! A lot of homeless, but they dont bother you, we... More

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Clarkston, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

The only good thing about this hotel is that it is within walking distance to all the sight seeing and attractions. Decent cafés and restaurants surround but is kind of in a sketchy part of town especially after 3pm to be exact. They didn't have a key to the vault and said they would have a key made the next... More

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Live Oak, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

The staff was not very friendly. Zero parking available. You had to pay 48.00 to park your car. Nothing like gun shots right outside to make you feel safe. We will not stay there again. Just awful!!!!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Bad neighborhood, far from everything, and expensive compared to the quality of the hotel. The good thing is there are good resturants in the tenderloin area a bit south of the hotel. My advice is to find another hotel.

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Address: 1015 Geary Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Civic Center
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Monarch Hotel 2*
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Also Known As:
Monarch Hotel San Francisco
Monarch San Francisco

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