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Civic Center Inn

790 Ellis St., San Francisco, CA 94109
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a long 8 hr flight my husband and I drove about 20min to the hotel. We did not read the reviews before we booked, something we really should have. The neighbor hood were a bunch of homeless people, drunk, high, and hookers all around the area. My husband were approached 2x for sex from hookers and threaten by drunks.... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Please DO NOT book this place. As soon as I got there, I felt scared. However, I couldn't leave because I couldn't find an affordable place due to a convention going on. I thought that I would spend all day doing tourist stuff, and just come here to sleep, but it was a nightmare! There are a bunch of homeless... More 

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Oslo, Norway
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

We were not happy with this hotel in any way. We were 3 girls in our 20´s doing a road trip in California, and because of that needed cheap places to stay. We did not read the reviews before we booked, something we really regretted. After staying on the property for 5 minutes, we were so uncomfortable we had to... More 

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Redcrest, California
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9 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

Our room was pretty small and bare but clean. Front desk people were nice. We were going to a show at Great American Music Hall around the corner, so the location was perfect. We felt safe despite the location.

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Whittier, California
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7 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

In attempts to find a room last minute, I reserved a four night stay at $177 per night on ANOTHER booking site (not TripAdvisor) It was completely false advertisement. This location actually has people who live there. There is illegal activity going on either in the parking lot, on the sidewalk or in the street. Due to not feeling safe,... More 

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2 Thank MichelleTorres18
Berlin, Germany
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Isn't it so that we learn from the mistakes we make? I hope so. This was pretty much the first time I booked a hotel without reading reviews (had a spontaneous theater night in SF, hence, a quick hotel booking) - with some consequences. All the previous reviews are spot on: this is a horrible place, that is, unless you... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

I am not normally one to complain but I feel that others need to be told upfront what to expect. This hotel is located in a run down neighborhood and I was concerned about our safety here at the hotel. When we checked in and got our room we had to air conditioning as it was broken and the room... More 

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Vila Velha, ES
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81 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

It was a 2 night staying. It was definitely not the best thing we did, but we had no place to stay. The hotel is poor, ugly, in a bad area. The room was ok, but poor, nothing really seemed clean. The neighbors were s loud and you can hear everything. People smoking outside and the smell goes inside of... More 

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 via mobile

If there is an option to not give any star, I wouldn't even give one single star to this hotel. I called the front desk and ask for more to lift paper, and they said to me that I would have to come down and get it myself!!!!!! Horrible.. Bathroom window is kind of see through so I have to... More 

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Brooks, Canada
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

I don't even know where to begin! Lets start with the fact that it took us three rooms before we actually got put in one that didn't have soaking wet floors and the smell didn't make us want to vomit! I am just going to do jot points so your not reading a novel about this hell hole! -No WIFI,... More 

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