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Alpha Inn and Suites San Francisco

2505 Lombard Street, San Francisco, CA 94123 (Formerly Econo Lodge) (Marina)
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Manager was very nice and accommodating. Furniture needed replacing and some minor maintenance and repair would have made the room better, however the room was clean and all we were needing was a clean place to stay. Would stay there again if in San Francisco.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

Reserved a room with mini-fridge and microwave . The bathroom was so moldy it set off my wife's asthma. They gave us a smaller room without the fridge or microwave, charged the same price. Heater was held together with flammable twine.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We stayed in Alpha Inn for two nights whilst in San Francisco. We received a good reception, our room was ok however the shower was pretty much the worst I've ever had in my life. It was one puny little stream, the shower head didn't even reach anyway near my head, i.e. Crap. Here's the problem we had with Alpha... More

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Nelson, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

In April this year I booked 2 nights accommodation with this hotel - direct on their website. Five days later I emailed to cancel (due to reviews). I didn't hear anything so emailed again. I got a reply asking what dates and replied with those. I emailed twice more asking for confirmation this had been cancelled, no reply. Guessing it... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

This place wasn't too bad from the outside. Check in went smoothly and the manager appeared friendly at first. We got our room key and ventured up to the room. It took a while to manage to open the door but eventually we managed and BAM! The smell hit us. The room stunk like mould and a dirty nappy all... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

1-the night when we checked in the receptionist was a nice lady.she said we can leave bags in the reception after our checkout next day.in the morning when we checked ou, we spoke with the worse ' menager ' i have ever seen in my life.he said no chance to leave bags!!!.we explaned we have a flight in the evening... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

My boyfriend and I were on spring break vacation in San Francisco. We weren't too worried about the hotel as much as we were about the prices. We paid a good amount of money for the poor service we received. When we arrived the front desk clerk was yelling at two guests that had previously checked in. They didn't understand... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

This hotel is conveniently located on the western end of Lombard Street but the hotel itself is VERY OLD and needs updating. There is no central air. There was a fan for cool air and a small portable heating fan for heat provided in the room. The room had no ironing board and the hotel could not provide one.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

We stayed here 3 nights and we really liked the place. The room is simple but big enough with fridge and a big bathroom. The location is very good- there are many places to eat nearby, gas stations and supermarket. The public bus is just 5 minutes walk and the public transportation is probably the most comfortable way to travel... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014 via mobile

I decided wanted clam chowder instead of Chik Fil A so i ventured off to SF. This is what my husband was able to get me. From the time I checked in, it was such a good experience. The elder which checked me in/out was such a nice sweet man. Not much English, but enough to get by. I was... More

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Additional Information about Alpha Inn and Suites San Francisco

Address: 2505 Lombard Street, San Francisco, CA 94123 (Formerly Econo Lodge)
Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Marina
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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