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Monarch Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1015 Geary Street, San Francisco, CA 94109 (Civic Center)
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Ranked #184 of 236 hotels in San Francisco
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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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13 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
16 reviews 16 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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Mountain View, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

DO NOT ON ANY ACCOUNT CONSIDER THIS PLACE! We had a similar problem to another reviewer that our previous hotel booking fell through and we had to book this one at the last minute (on the same day as our arrival). We didn't find the area itself too bad (it is the tenderloin) but the service was horrific. The room... More

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Moose Jaw, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We booked this hotel based on price, location and availability of 2 beds. Most of the other reviews here talk about the location - well, yeah it is a bit of a dodgy area. However, the homeless/street people in the area were pretty harmless. If you are visiting from pretty much any big city in the world, this isn't all... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We booked the Monarch Hotel at the last moment after our previously booked accommodation in San Francisco was cancelled at the last minute. WHAT A MISTAKE! The hotel is located in the Tenderloin area of SF. Although it looks very close to many of the tourist spots, this part of Geary Street is heavily populated by homeless people, who are... More

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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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Monarch Hotel San Francisco
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