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Grant Plaza Hotel

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465 Grant Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94108
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very small bed. Not long or wide enough for 2 average Americans. A portable fan would be nice also. No coffee/no lobby to sit. Bathroom was nice & desk with chair was nice. Location is great if you want to be close to Chinatown.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My parents and I enjoyed our time at the Grant Plaza Hotel. Although it was going through extensive renovations it was always clean & quiet. The hotel manager was a sweet, friendly lady who was very attentive to our needs. It was prime location, right in amongst the thriving Chinatown & a short walk from Union Square & surrounding shops.

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Los Angeles, California
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great location, very good price and newly renovated. Worth the value for all the conveniences. Very convenient to Chinatown, shopping, eating, transportation and financial district. Walking distance to North Beach, Pier 39 and tourists spots.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is located in the middle of China town, the staff is friendly and the price is relatively cheap for a city like San Francisco having a good ratio price/value. Strongly recommended for tight budgets, the rooms are clean but maybe small. However you will spend most of the time walking down this beautiful city.

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Crestline, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have stayed here several x's in the previous years. Had negative expierences then too. They "don't like Westerners here". They are renovating! They should knock-it-down, and start over. Beginning with New Owners.They are cranky old-school Folk, who know nothing of Customer Service. This one time: They LOCKED ME out of my room! (which is illegal) I had been drinking, and... More 

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San Francisco, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Renovation painted over previous grime and grit. A long black hair greeted us in the bathroom. Dusty, grim, and unclean. The only redeeming quality is the excellent location. It is in the heart of the city. Excellent if one is on a budget and is prepared for what lies beyond the doorway of your room. It is in the heart... More 

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North Shore,New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

This hotel is old and basic. However we found it clean and with cheerful staff. Free room Wi-Fi was fast.We would stay here again. My wife being in a wheelchair was easy to push her to most places like Union Square.We stayed two nights.

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Perrysburg, Ohio
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11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Let's start with the best things first, location. The location is right on the edge of Chinatown and the Financial district. Its very convenient to get to public transportation. We took the BART from the airport and walked to the hotel in about 10 minutes. Okay now more about the hotel itself. When we arrived I didn't expect luxury to... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Walk to Convention Center, Union Square, BART, many bus lines, fancy shops, and restaurants. Unreliable and weak WiFi signal Some staff are very helpful, others are not perhaps due to their lack of experience Some floors are under renovation, and you could hear the construction noise Reasonable price for downtown San Francisco

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Seattle, WA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Here in SF for a big conference in Union Square, I neglected to book a hotel until December. Everywhere I tried was either booked or cost $600/night. So...I booked this hotel, despite some pretty harsh reviews on Trip Advisor. Very near Union Square, and only $99/night. I arrived with trepidation. The lobby is shabby. The desk staff was very a... More 

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