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San Remo Hotel

1.5 of 5 2237 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA 94133
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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114 reviews 114 reviews
17 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rooms 1, 2, or 31 are the best rooms. First, they are on the second floor (there aren't any rooms on the first floor and you don't want to lug your stuff up the steps to the 3rd floor). Second, these three have a sink in each (so you don't have to use the public sink in the hall. Third,... More 

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Innkeeper1906, ... at San Remo Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your Three star review, yes we are not everyone's cup of tea, we make it clear to everyone who calls that the San Remo is a1906 European style historic hotel with shared baths down the hall. They are private though, and not open to the "public", but they are in no way akin to porta-potties. There are many... More 

Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
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37 reviews 37 reviews
4 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our favorite hotel in San Francisco that we have been staying at for 15 years whenever vacation brings us back to San Francisco. We have never had any issues and the staff and management are top notch to say the least. We highly recommend the San Remo Hotel and will be back in June and July for a... More 

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Amsterdam
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I recently returned to the San Remo about 15 years after we got engaged there. When we arrived, the whole staff came out to welcome us back. This time, we stayed in the penthouse and it was totally worth it. The charm of this special hotel has only improved with time. A family owned establishment, the San... More 

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CChevaili, Marketing at San Remo Hotel, responded to this review

This is a wonderful story! We are very happy to have been the place where you got engaged, and to know that it brings good memories. Having guest like you come back several times definitely makes working at the San Remo a place where you meet and welcome back old friends. We are glad that you enjoyed the Penthouse. Hope... More 

Portland, Oregon
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77 reviews 77 reviews
60 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After many stays at this delightful little hotel, I'm finally taking the time to write a review. First off, in all the places I've traveled in the world, this really is one of my most favorite hotels. The check in staff is always friendly and quick to assist in anything you might need. The rooms are small, yes, however they... More 

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Cerritos, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to see how Grandpa and Grandma lived 100 years ago take a small adventure and stay at the San Remo Hotel. This cute and quirky place is very charming. It's old but the floors don't squeak. It's clean, truly historic and the staff is helpful and friendly. The hotel is just a couple blocks from the wharfs... More 

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Innkeeper1906, ... at San Remo Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks Mikeblaster for your erudite review, you could be a travel writer! From the pre-internet days, we have amassed a nice library of travel guide books left behind by guests not wanting to lug them back home. We don't see this anymore now that informed travelers do their research over the internet, mobil devices or the Garmin while on the... More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
35 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here in Novemeber 2014 and had a lovely stay, it was our first time having a shared bathroom and it was surprisingly ok, the hotels in San Francisco are quite expensive however we were pleasantly surprised with the shared bathroom facilities. Upon arrival there is a set of stairs with no lift which is a bit inconvenient as... More 

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Management response:

Thanks for your 5 STAR review Hannah M!, and enjoy your journey across America. Our rooms are smallish, the Inn was constructed in 1906 and habited mostly back then by sailors between ships. One tip is to upgrade to one of our family suites and you'll have two of our historic rooms below what you would pay for a double... More 

Lake Oswego, Oregon
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was the other half staying with Nowradiance at San Remo in early December 2014. While the managements reply to Nowradiance's review was very structured, I also experienced the same things. There was a smell to the hallways that was stale and moldy. Their Christmas tree was just being put up as we arrived and was not what we smelled.... More 

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Innkeeper1906, ... at San Remo Hotel, responded to this review

We are sorry this guest did not enjoy his stay at our inn. After speaking with all staff members who had contacts with this reviewer we feel we did our best to accommodate him. He objected to having to sign a registration card at check-in, this is a legal requirement by the city. Only a printed name and a signature... More 

Cerritos
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband Google this hotel before we book in. I can say that this is a good hotel for the people who wants to be near to fishermanwraf and to most of pier in that place. The hotel has a share bathroom which I thought that I need to be in line but it's not. Shower room is complete of... More 

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Innkeeper1906, ... at San Remo Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind words Josephine, and good call by your hubs for picking the San Remo for your off-shore stay. We are about a half mile from the new cruise terminal at Pier 27. With rolling luggage you could hoof it to there or it's a short cab ride. Hope you were headed to Mexico or a transitioning trip... More 

Lincoln, Nebraska
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the first time I stayed at a hotel with shared bathrooms. I can understand why some people are hesitant as it is like staying in someone's home, not a hotel. However, I loved it! The staff was extremely friendly and let us store our bags there a full 10 hours before check in. I loved the eclectic decor... More 

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Innkeeper1906, ... at San Remo Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Hannah for your 4 STAR REVIEW, we really appreciate it. You get us! We are not everyone's cup of tea, but their are enough folks out there like you who have a romantic adventurous spirit to give us a whirl. Sorry about the beds being too hard, we are in the process of replacing our mattresses now and... More 

Irvine, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I chose to stay here for three nights over Christmas for a few reasons. Great reviews, great location, great price, great ambiance, great historical connection. All true, however, you have to be psyched up to love teeny tiny rooms, noises from your neighbor's room, the restaurant below and walkers above you. You gotta pack up to trek to the shower... More 

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Innkeeper1906, ... at San Remo Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Lisalajolla for your 4 Star review, La Jolla is one of our favorite places too, especially the L. J. Beach and Tennis Club, with very reasonable rates, past venue to Davis Cup Tennis, and last time we checked, the laundry machines were still only 50 cents. Wish we could be there right now with this cold snap we're... More 

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Address: 2237 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA 94133
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Location: United States > California > San Francisco
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Hotel Class:1.5 star — San Remo Hotel 1.5*
Number of rooms: 64
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