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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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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed here for 3 night for my stay in San Fran. The check-in was easy and the staff friendly. The room was a lot bigger than I thought it was going to (I had the 2 queens) be. The noise isn't too bad, I'm a good sleeper so it didn't bother me much. The bed was super comfy and... More

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Best thing, location. On Lombard Street and just one block from some decent bars and restaurants. Hotel is old and needs updating. Room was large and had a decent 'lounge' area. The room was clean but the bathroom really needed replacing. Public areas had heavily stained carpets. Parking maybe free but it is on a first come basis and there... More

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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55 reviews 55 reviews
16 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

I picked the hotel because it had free parking and a pool. Was advertized pretty prominently. The pool is closed down forever unfortunately ( they found it too expensive to maintain for the few guests using it); rooms are reasonable. The location is pretty good. The staff is a bit rude unfortunately.

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Newmarket, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Although it was a clean hotel,I would not spend another visit in this hotel. Hot water never worked. Located on Lombard street and close to some nice eateries in Pacific Heights and near Chestnut Street. Desk manager was helpful and friendly . Room was hot when we arrived and all windows closed up. It is a very old building and... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

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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18 reviews 18 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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3 hotel reviews
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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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Dublin, Ireland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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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): $
Number of rooms: 28
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