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Hotel Tomo, a Kimpton Hotel

3.0 of 5 1800 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94115
#47 of 236 Hotels in San Francisco
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
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51 reviews 51 reviews
46 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was happy to learn at check-in that Hotel Tomo is now a Kimpton Hotel as I'm a huge fan of Kimpton. The changeover literally took place the day we arrived so there are still many, many things that need to be ironed out before Hotel Tomo satisfies Kimpton's usual standards. The staff were very friendly and accommodating. We were... More

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Monterey, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

So happy we found this funky hotel, it is such a great price for the San Francisco area. Friendly and helpful staff, very clean rooms and hallways, and awesome decor! Great bar (& happy hour) and restaurant too. Parking is easy thru the hotel, or there are plenty of garages close by. You can't go wrong staying in Japan Town,... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were struggling to find accommodation and settled on the Tomo. It is situated in japan town which is a bit if a walk to key areas. The reception staff were very friendly and welcoming, the rooms were really well cleaned and maintained. My only complaint is the noise from the neighbours. The walls are exceedingly thin so we were... More

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Chino Hills, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Is hard not to like this place, conveniently located right across Japanese town plaza, Manga style hotel , Cute illustration from lobby to room , you can even find comic book in your room. But during my last night in Tomo, they had officially closed and transition to new owner call Kesignton(>.<).. aside from the cute details in the hotel,... More

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Lugano, Switzerland
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84 reviews 84 reviews
49 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hip Manga style hotel, perfectly in line with Japantown neighborhood. The hotel is a bit old, and it’s been refurbished not a long time ago. Rooms are spacious, but not exceptional. The location is not far from union square, easily reachable by bus (bus stops right in front of the hotel) Price very competitive for San Francisco. No breakfast included,... More

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Convenient, CLEAN, excellent check in service, right in Japantown. Food/Shopping/Drinks all in one area, cabs/buses at your fingertips. Front Desk staff knowledgeable and helpful with directions to/from hotel.

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Espoo, Finland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent four nights here and were happy with the place, especially considering the rate we paid. The location is actually better than it first might seem. There is a bus stop right outside and the bus takes you to Van Ness Ave and/or downtown pretty fast. The location in Japantown also gives you one of many genuine feeling SF-experiences... More

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4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our 3-night stay with our 11-year-old daughter was comfortable, clean, and quiet. While no place in San Fran seems inexpensive for those of us who budget travel, Hotel Tomo was reasonably priced for the location. Felt very safe and enjoyed the mall across the street.

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HotelTomoManager, Manager at Hotel Tomo, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

We're so glad to hear that you and your family enjoyed your visit, and we thank you for extending us this kind review. As you've noted, the city can certainly be expensive, and it's a pleasure to offer you a family-friendly and cost-efficient alternative. Please be sure to reach out to the team with anything that might make your return... More

Ontario, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I started planning for my mid-August San Fran trip in May. Searching for a hotel, it was rather difficult to find a decent price for a room that slept 2 adults and 2 kids with its own bathroom. Tomo worked out nicely: Pros: They have rooms with 2 double beds and bathroom. Location is well balanced for access of all... More

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Long Beach, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel itself is in a safe neighborhood, a short walk from Filmore St., which has a nice selection of restaurants and some bakeries. But there's not much to do in the immediate vicinity of Tomo. However, it is a short walk to the major bus routes and cable cars that will take to you all the tourist locations. The... More

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Address: 1800 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94115
Location: United States > California > San Francisco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Tomo, a Kimpton Hotel 3*
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Also Known As:
Best Western Tomo
Best Western San Francisco
San Francisco Best Western
Best Western Hotel Tomo

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