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San Francisco Inn

385 9th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
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Ranked #136 of 233 Hotels in San Francisco
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New Delhi, India
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I recently visited SFO, and booked this hotel only because I was looking for hotel offering free parking near Union Square. The hotel is well managed and the staff was very hospitable, Srikant the guy at the Front desk was very helpful. Had read enough about the quality of breakfast, but must say they are making efforts to improve. I... More 

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Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

I recently stayed at the San Francisco Inn for a weekend getaway and I was pleasantly surprised! For a very reasonable cost in the heart of SOMA you really cant ask for more. The management was friendly, welcoming and competent. Wifi was always strong and fast. Free parking area seems pretty secure compared to street parking (huge bonus for this... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

First of all: the Hotel is infested with pigeons and this is a disgrace considering that that these animals bring so many diseases for humans. Plus, pigeons make a lot of noise during the night hours since they hang around near the room's doors. The Wi-fi in this Hotel is ridiculously slow: neverending losing times and constant dropping connection. On... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

After a long tedious driving from Las Vegas I was expecting to rest in a clean and safe room. As soon as We entered to the room we smelled a bad scent inside. The windows were kept open intentionally to mask the scent. There is no enough parking spaces and we had to park in the street which was totally... More 

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Golden, Colorado
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Their staff was friendly and the heater worked well in my room. It's in a good position in relation to a number of public transportation routes and they have a number of great maps in their lobby. The neighborhood might not be much to look at, and the inn could signpost their name better but it was a good stay.

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Grinnell
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Very nice little hotel near many main attractions. We had a view of the Golden Gate Bridge from our small balcony. It was small - but we were there to sleep and spend time exploring the city. Walking distance to Warf, cable cars, and other attractions.

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Halifax, Canada
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I stayed at this motel during Dreamforce (the Salesforce annual conference) when hotels rooms are at a premium - especially within walking distance of the Moscone Center. Ok, so this motel is on 9th so around 15-20 minutes walk from there - so perhaps late at night, take a cab - especially if you're a solo traveler. That said, I... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Excellent hotel and clean. Staff were super friendly and I even forgot to check out and they let me stay an extra night at the same price. The location was close to the airport and I had no trouble walking around the neighborhood as a solo female during the day or night. Breakfast was really good got to take some... More 

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Melbourne
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42 reviews 42 reviews
17 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I chose this hotel based on location and price. I was a bit worried by some negative reviews but overall I found this hotel adequate. The furnishings of the hotel are outdated, the TV an old CRT and the wifi was poor. But the room was quiet and staff pleasant. Breakfast consists of cereal, yogurt, orange juice and some cheap... More 

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Westminster, California
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49 reviews 49 reviews
12 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

This is the second time we have stayed in this hotel. It is very reasonably priced for San Francisco. It is convenient to the downtown area and near where our son lives. The rooms are very small, but adequate. They are clean. The shower worked well. There is a skylight in the bathroom which brings in a lot of light.... More 

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