We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 236 San Francisco hotels

San Francisco Inn

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   385 9th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
Hotel website
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added San Francisco Inn to your Saves list
San Francisco Inn
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Show Prices
63%
Ranked #132 of 236 hotels in San Francisco
A recent review
4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
David S Valley Springs, California
Write a Review

31 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    5
    14
    7
    5
    0
See reviews for
1
13
6
4
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (4)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Valley Springs, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked three rooms at four nights for my company & crew. We were spread out on two floors. I entered two of three rooms and found them both to be clean and up to date, with "No funny smells." It's San Francisco, so parking is always tight. Our company cars X2 had covered, on-site parking. Also had a large... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Albany, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Facility is a little tired, but clean, comfortable and the staff is great. Lack of elevator is probably the only downside and parking can be tight. Would def stay there again. not too far out the way, and only a $8.00 cab ride to center of town.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers are raving about these San Francisco hotels

Pune, India
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed in this inn for 5 days while attending the Game Developer's conference in Moscone center in 2014. This place is about 25 mins walking from the conference and city center and has a number of bus stops around - so you can easily hop on buses which come around every 12-15 mins or so. On the outset, this... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Shenzhen, China
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

We went end of January, a bit off-season, to San Francisco. This hotel is absolutely great value for what you pay. If you are OK with an middle size room, a bit older building, but well maintained, then this is a good place for you. Very friendly and helpful staff, simple but OK breakfast, just great for starting the day.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Vista, California
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014 via mobile

I'm here right now. Its an older place and the rooms are small but it's centrally located, very clean and the staff is wonderful. The bed is comfortable and the room has coffee maker, small fridge, iron/board. We will be here for four nights and we're very happy. We are on a tight budget ...So with their price, you can't... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Cairns, Australia
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

We stayed at the San Francisco Inn a week ago for 5 nights. Our review is reflective of the price we paid for the hotel. We scored a great deal on Booking.com and were very impressed with the facilities and quality of services for the price. Prior to this hotel, we were staying in hostels for the same (or more)... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

We stayed for 2 nights in mid September. The room was very small but clean, and very quiet. The receptionists were super friendly and nice as well as very attentive.Breakfest is served by the reception desk, we took ours up tp our room, The free parking is a real bonus. Great location by foot or car, just 10-15 minutes of... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Oxford, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

The place is a bit of a hack, but I feel I should be a bit less critical as the staff was trying really hard to make visitors' stays enjoyable. However, they had little to work in their favour. First, the location is terrible - do not walk around here at night by yourself! The rooms are facing an open... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
Tania M, General Manager at San Francisco Inn, responded to this review

Dear Aschiuta, We are very sorry about your unpleasant experience. But maybe it was just the circumstances you were in. Our hotel is in the Soma District of San Francisco, which is quite well known for it’s night life, but there aren’t many safety concerns in this neighborhood. People often come here for the convenience our hotel provides by being... More

Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

The hotel is infested with pidgeons, which are very noisy during the evenings. The breakfest is regular to poor. Good thing is that the parking slot is for free. You will be also from a walking distance to Market Street, full of stores...

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Tania M, General Manager at San Francisco Inn, responded to this review

Dear Gabriel Cotrim, We are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay here in the past. The hotel management team has changed since the time of your stay. And the new management has been making many improvements and renovations at the hotel. I hope you come back to stay with us, and experience the new vibe that... More

Been to San Francisco Inn? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about San Francisco Inn

Also Known As:
Vagabond Inn San Francisco (Civic Center) Hotel San Francisco
Vagabond Inn San Francisco (Civic Center) Hotel
Vagabond Hotel San Francisco
Address: 385 9th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
Phone Number:
Location: United States > California > San Francisco
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #132 of 236 hotels in San Francisco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — San Francisco Inn 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We offer cozy & comfortable rooms right in the heart of the city! Stay in the HAPPENING part of San Francisco at very affordable prices!Fisherman's wharf, Golden Gate, Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, ect are just few of the names of fun places near our hotel. Are you on a family vacation? Restaurants, museums, parks and every thing your family needs to stay entertained. Are you on a business trip? Need to relax and unwind after a long day? You are at the perfect place! Trendy hangouts are just around the corner! We offer a single queen and double queen rooms. ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Booking.com, Travelocity, Hotels.com, Tingo, TripOnline SA, Priceline, HostelWorld, Venere and Otel so you can book your San Francisco Inn reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage San Francisco Inn, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.