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1411 Stockton Street, San Francisco, CA 94133
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2011

Firstly, do the owners know the difference between a hostel and a hotel. I fear not - though I'm not ire of the definition myself - this most certainly is not a hotel. Surely the lack of private wash facilities, towels, tvs, curtains, pillows and all-round cleanliness is a testament to this. All in all a terrible, terrible experience and... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2011

Well, i'll start with the only good thing about the place which was the price; $35 a night, $45 for two people (which was only told once they saw the secound person). Hard to find, once there poke your head into the living room of eldily Indian family, lots of shouting. First room awful, vibrates with the sound of industrial... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2010

I actually stayed at the Sestri in 2002 for three months but it keeps coming to mind as a straight forward, inexpensive for the city, place to stay. I paid $175 a week which altogether was still cheaper than most rent prices in SF. Being smack dab in the middle of China town was for the most part nice as... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2009

The management was polite but did not disclose the super bed bugs infestation to us. We were only told when we woke up and were covered with bites from head to toe. We feel violated, the hotel is telling us there is nothing they can do. I do not believe this.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2007

I have stayed at the Sestri Hotel for months at a time when I'm in San Francisco. It is owned/managed by a very kind and helpful family who go out of their way to repair/take care of any problems. The place is very clean and completely bug-free and the showers and toilets in the women's room have recently been renovated... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2006

We stayed here for 2 nights and was overall pleased with it. We knew what we were getting with the amount we paid. The beds where comfy. LOVED being right in china town. surrounded by food places and a local post office too. A 10 minute walk to pier 39. great location The staff where friendly. The only downside was... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2005

The two good points about the Sestri Hotel on Stockton Street San Francisco are that it's a great location and it's very cheap. However you really do get what you pay for. The room was dirty and didn't appear to have been cleaned for a while. The bed sheets had stains and cigarette burn holes in them. We asked for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2005

Stayed here from March 10-March 16th. Had to pay for a week as they couldn't rent the room on a daily basis but even though it worked out to less than 33 dollars a day for a double room. The bathrooms were not that bad as an earlier reviewer suggested. There was some work going on in the bathrooms and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2004

We recently flew to Ireland from Brisbane, via San francisco and New York. I found the sesteri hotel online as a budget hotel, paid a depost and then read the bad review here and was worried. I need not have been. We enjoyed our stay. We were two adults and a child. The room was small (with some odd furnitre)... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2004

Please do not stay at this place! It may be cheap but when you get there you'll see why.Firstly we didnt get the room we booked (got two doubles, instead of three singles).The sheets weren't clean, the towel was filthy, there was cigarette ash in the clothes drawers. The hotel itself is located practically in chinatown right next to a... More 

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