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Monarch Hotel

1015 Geary Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Budapest, Hungary
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11 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We read the reviews and was really kind of concerned about the property and the neighborhood BUT the price was right so we gave it a shot. Well, to our surprise, it was great! The front desk receptionist were super friendsly. The elevator was old and creeked but that was totally ok. The room was VERY spacious for the two... More 

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MonarchHotelSF, Guest Relations Manager at Monarch Hotel, responded to this review

HI XXXTravelGuyXxX, I am very glad that you decided to stay with us. Our aim is to provide comfortable, pleasant stay with great service, I am so happy to hear that you felt we did our job well! Thanks you. I will pass your compliments to our front desk staff as well and this certainly will bring joy to them.... More 

Santa Rosa, California
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81 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel itself wasn't as bad as I feared, although it's in a horrible area. It was a last minute trip and all of the brand hotels were charging over $500. Nonetheless, this place still cost $389 on Expedia. The room was dingy, with the foul smelling odor that many older places have. The bed was O.K., and the T.V.... More 

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Perth
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had to book a hotel short notice in San Francisco for one night. All other options were very expensive, so took a chance with the Monarch. The hotel is in the Tenderloin, which appears as a sketchy neighbourhood. Nevertheless, I felt comfortable walking from the Civic Station BART through the neighbourhood to the hotel at 11pm at night. The panhandlers... More 

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MonarchHotelSF, Guest Relations Manager at Monarch Hotel, responded to this review

Dear yellowskyblue, thanks for staying with us, and your complimentary words about our staff- we are very lucky to have a great team. We have made major improvements in the hotel and continue to do so. I understand having a safe is very important to some guests, we are always there to help make guests' stay wonderful. Had this issue... More 

Lincolnshire, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Got a nice road facing room, with nice bed. Lot of choices of restaurants available. Quick check in and friendly staff. Nice recommendation for food. Free wi-fi But poor walls. You can even hear others radio or water running in adjacent room. That's a problem!

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MonarchHotelSF, Guest Relations Manager at Monarch Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Ratnangi M, Thank you for choosing the Monarch Hotel for your recent stay. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed many of our amenities and the room, We do have a good location with access to many restaurants close by. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay overall. We are constantly making improvements throughout the hotel, as... More 

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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I stayed here for just one night but it was perfect for our needs. The check-in was quick and easy and the room was clean and had a nice, big, comfortable bed. We were on the top floor of the hotel so we had a nice view of the surrounding city as well. We ended up parking... More 

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MonarchHotelSF, Guest Relations Manager at Monarch Hotel, responded to this review

Dear mackblack22, Thank you for staying with us. I am very glad to know that you found the room to be clean, comfortable and your overall stay to be very pleasant. ​​We will look forward to be your host again next time you visit San Francisco. More 

Saint Helens, Oregon
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

You get what you pay for; this is a great deal if you don't mind the area. Staff was very friendly & helpful and rooms, bedding & bathroom was clean. Here are some tips/info you should know: It is right across the street from a facility where the homeless get services & they are always hanging out there. The closest... More 

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MonarchHotelSF, Guest Relations Manager at Monarch Hotel, responded to this review

Erica H, Thank for such a well-thought out and kind review. We always appreciate when a guest has taken the time to be so thorough. I am glad that you enjoyed stay at our hotel. We aim to provide comfortable, pleasant stay at a very competitive price. Thanks again for your stay and we sincerely hope that you visit us... More 

Cohutta, Georgia
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Good for people on a budget. However the rooms do not have air conditioning, the elevator is old and small. The rooms have be well used by guest. To park your car you need to find a spot on the road( which are usually all taken by the time you return), or pay $48 for valet or $26 for the... More 

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MonarchHotelSF, Guest Relations Manager at Monarch Hotel, responded to this review

HI Mac M, So sorry that you were disappointed with your stay. The experiences you described here definitely falls short of standards we set for ourselves. Just like any other city, parking is costly in San Francisco (but much less so than other hotels down the street) so when asked by out-of-town guests about renting a car, we always suggest... More 

Los Angeles, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

I had some misgivings about booking here, but because I had neglected to book a hotel sooner, I had little ability to be too choosy. It's just a single night. How bad could it be? First, the good. The staff was friendly. It seemed important to them that I had a pleasant stay. I also saw that they were always... More 

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MonarchHotelSF, Guest Relations Manager at Monarch Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Sagar, Thanks for staying with us during your visit to San Francisco. We do make sure that guests have a very comfortable and pleasant stay. I am glad you did like our hospitality. However not so pleased to hear about other parts of your stay. Sagar, our aim is to provide clean, comfortable, pleasant stay at a affordable price... More 

Sacramento, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

The Monarch Hotel was a great last minute find. It was a pride weekend and every hotels were either sold out or the rates were super high. (believe me when i say super high by San francisco standard). However we were able to get a room here for a decent price. Clean rooms, Nice staff, and close to the main... More 

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MonarchHotelSF, Guest Relations Manager at Monarch Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Richard L, Thanks for your complimentary words. You are right, there certainly was a great celebration in the city. I am very glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and had wonderful time in San Francisco during that weekend:) We look forward to welcome you back again soon. Until then, wish you all the best! More 

Colorado
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79 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

This hotel is pretty rough around the edges, but offers a budget friendly option in the heart of downtown San Fran. The staff were all very pleasant to everyone in our group. Rooms varied on types of beds, space, windows, etc. We had a corner room that offered two windows which was nice. The bathrooms were pretty outdated and needed... More 

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MonarchHotelSF, Guest Relations Manager at Monarch Hotel, responded to this review

Dear LifeOfTrip, Thanks for taking the time to leave us this thoughtful review. We appreciate you decided to stay with us during your recent trip. I am pleased to that you enjoyed our rooms and make your overall stay wonderful for you. I will also pass along your compliments to our staff. We always love to hear that during the... More 

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