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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
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My son and I loved this super unique and quaint hotel. Walking distance to fishermans wharf and attractions. When I said I was coming to San francisco friends recommended this pensione style hotel. Built in 1906 it housed workers rebuilding San Francisco after the fire and earthquake. no room was alike and the halls are full of antiques and San... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had never stayed in a "shared bathroom" hotel but after staying in San Remo for four nights we will definitely do it again. The hotel immediately felt like home. It's well maintained and still has its charm of yesteryear. The cozy room acomedated all our needs. No T.V. With free wifi. Towels were provided in the room as well... More 

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

Hi Isabel O, Thank you very much for your kind review and it came at a very good time. I've been struggling for the last several days to understand and reply to two recent not so nice reviews and yours helps to give a more factual view of the San Remo. I've been talking to staff to get accurate facts... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my second stay at hotel. We had been there 5 years ago for my Father's memorial and was a convenient hotel to the memorial. We arrived around 5 Saturday afternoon and encountered the front desk person who as somewhat occupied and not very good at answering our questions or checking us in. The hallways smelled top and bottom... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for 3 nights with a friend last weekend. I booked this hotel as part of a package through Expedia. I checked out the reviews here on TripAdvisor before booking and I was a little nervous about the small size of the rooms and the shared bathrooms, but Expedia made me an offer I couldn't refuse so I... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotels like the San Remo can only survive in a city where "normal accommodation" prices have skyrocketed in the most absurd way. It occupies firstly a niche market with potential guests essentially driven by price not by the nostalgia of staying in very small rooms with no bathrooms. The location is OK but at $95/night, the savings is not significant... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was kibd of nervous about the shared restrooms. I thought it would always be occupied but they have more than one on each floor. The were always clean and availabe each time I went. The hotel is cozy and I loved the massage chair they offer for free. Location is walking distance from Fishermans Warf and the price was... More 

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

Thanks for your 5 STAR review Mikela O, it's greatly appreciated! We're glad you were able to overcome your concern about our "shared facilities". You do not have to share with anyone else, they are just "down the hall" in the style of European pensions or guest houses. They are reminiscent of what this innkeeper experienced as a college student... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the San remo hotel for one sight while in San Fransisco! The room was small but cosy with a bit of a creaky bed! The location was great with just a short walk to pier 39 and all the touristy attractions! We were also able to walk to the alcatraz dock! The bathrooms are shared but very... More 

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

Thanks Amy_Sarah for the good review, glad the San Remo was "good for one night", it sounds like a good title for a Kyra Davis romance mystery. We hope you return for many more one nights or longer, The average stay in SF is 2.5 nights, the .5 must be late check-outs. We do have a great location, so if... More 

Preston, Lancashire
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is situated a couple of minutes walk from the wharf, and just round the corner from the cable car. You can not ask for a better location, it is perfect. The rooms however are tiny, there is not much room to even open a bag. You also have shared bathrooms. The problem is they get really busy and... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to comment on our historic inn, we greatly appreciate the feedback. Our location is great, with all of our city's icon attractions short strolls away in any direction. North Beach and China Town to the South, the Crookedest Street Lombard to the west, Coit Tower with it's WPA murals to the East and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our stay at San Remo Hotel. The rooms are pretty small, but it's good enough to sleep there. The showers and toilets were always clean. The Hotel is beautiful with a great atmosphere and a victorian style. The location is really good, so close to fisherman's wharf and the cable car. The only thing that wasn't really... More 

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

Thank you for your 5 STAR review! Sorry the staff was less then enthusiastic though. Our staff normally gets great reviews for being accommodating and hospitable to our guests. I guess that's what happens when the Innkeeper's away on a well deserved vacation after a busy summer season. But, no excuses, we've had staff meeting for a review of the... More 

San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Hey guys this is a blast from the far distant past. It is a really special experience to stay in a place like this. I am so glad this place has been so lovingly preserved and kept up. Think cozy and small scale for the physical environment but a warm and loving emotional vibe. It was fun to look at... More 

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

Thanks for your fabulous review Mariepsych from San Jose! You figured us out and only after one session on our massage chair! Hope we were able to provide you with some relaxation therapy in the fog. You coined a new term "charm-glore" for the San Remo, couldn't find it in Webster's, sounds like a good thing. You could be a... More 

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Address: 2237 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA 94133
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Location: United States > California > San Francisco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1.5 star — San Remo Hotel 1.5*
Number of rooms: 64
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