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Beresford Arms

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   701 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94109 (Downtown)
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Ranked #109 of 234 Hotels in San Francisco
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2009
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2009

Stayed here again for a return visit after a 6 year absence, and what a disappointment! The Beresford Arms is on the National Registry of Historical Places, but what a disservice they are doing to the building. The hallways reek of -- I'm not sure how to describe it -- old dirt, grease, and dampness. The rooms are large, which... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2009

Just back from 6 nights at the Beresford we had stayed in motels driving up to San Fran (SF) due to the collape in the £ over the last few mths, but wanted someting more central and with character. The Beresford fitted the bill, and at less than $100 per night was great value. The rooom was very large, well... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2009

Just back from 4 nights at the Beresford Arms Hotel, San Francisco. Good location hotel for city centre and site seeing with Union Square just down the road. The rooms are a bit dated but perfectly suitable for a city break and the staff were very helpful to us all. The breakfast is a bit disappointing, as it is really... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2009

After checking out several small hotels, we booked a basic room with the Beresford Arms for a long weekend in January. After reading several reviews, I requested a room on a higher floor facing Jones Street because of traffic noise. The room we got was very nice, but small with a very small bathroom. We asked the desk clerk if... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2009

We (family of four - 2 teenagers) have just returned from a 5 night stay in San Fran. We stayed at the Beresford Arms Hotel near Union Square. It was a great location - 5 minute walk from Union Square and the cable cars. Don't walk west of hotel as it gets a bit seedy. Hotel is not a/c so... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2009

Older hotel just off Union Square. Able to walk or take Muni to everything. Very friendly staff and a great value. Rates include continental breakfast (croissants, pastries, fruit, coffee, tea - even saw them bring out juice boxes for some children) and afternoon wine & cheese. Great break during the middle of a hectic day sightseeing. Our rooms were facing... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2008

Trying to find a comfortable, well located, and reasonably priced hotel in San Francisco was extremely difficult even after researching through Trip Advisor. The Beresford Arms was a very nice hotel and proved an excellent choice by the travel agent. Although it looks a bit "tired", the rooms are very accommodating and the reception staff are very friendly and helpful.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2008

My partner and I stayed here for nine nights while in San Fran, and it was a fabulous hotel. The prices were super cheap, the room was large and clean. The staff were great and really helpful, I recommend it highly. Also across the road is a fantastic Indonesian restaurant, and if you are staying for a bit there is... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2008

This hotel was recommended by my Travel Agent and I went along with it even though I am normally a Hyatt or Marriott type of person. It is definitely "quaint" and if you that is the type of thing you are into then this place is ok but you do need to watch the room that you are given. I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2008

My husband and I spent three nights at The Beresford Arms and we were so impressed with the size of the room. We were upgraded to a junior suite which has 2 double beds, a small kitchen, lots of closet space, and a very large bathroom. There is a complimentary wine and cheese from 4:30 - 5:30p.m. in the elegant... More 

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Address: 701 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Downtown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Beresford Arms 3*
Number of rooms: 96
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