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Civic Center Inn

790 Ellis St., San Francisco, CA 94109
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  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

we booked this hotel and they told us we could cancel our reservation 24 hours before the stay.i read the reviews and saw the hotel was bad. So i canceled. They said there was no cancelation policy. So I canceled my credit card. But then I found out that the charge went through.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we pulled up and parked, there were homeless men shooting up heroin in the parking lot. We saw robberies and our car was vandalized. Other vehicles were broken into. The place was flooded with the homeless and the area around the hotel was a public urinal. If we didn't get bedbugs it would be a miracle. The only reason... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

This hotel will charge you a lot daily and it is terrible. Everything your neighbor do you can hear. Lots of homeless in the street (they make noise and scream at night. They also play loud music). Bad neighborhood. They advertise free parking but it is really first come and first serve. There are not spots for all rooms. Air... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We booked this hotel because it had free parking attached to the property. It was not worth it. It is on a very sketchy block with panhandlers and homeless in abundance. We had to park behind the building and did not feel safe leaving anything in our car. We also did not feel safe dragging our luggage around the block... More 

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Redditch
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Booked this room for one night when travelling route 1. THE GOOD The room itself is OK, it is a cheap room for this city so cant complain. Bed is huge and comfy, flat-screen TV, shower and bathroom facilities. THE BAD This hotel is located in the worst neighbourhood I have ever visited (google "tenderloin SF" and see for yourself).... More 

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Cebu
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This hotel, im at a lost for words. just dont come here. Wet carpet, stains everywhere, bathroom shower does not work, dimly lighted not to mention, lots of drugs dealers outside, pimps, prostitutes, you name it. they all have it. but if you're into that thing then go ahead, but certainly this hotel not for family. felt sorry for that... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

On 18th of june we slept at bad place!!! When we arrived the free parking of motel Was full and two hours late I brought out baggage at the room. The room Was little with old and dirty rug also the blanket and linen Were broken n dirty. There are not amenities only a flat LCD that didn't work ,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

I went to San Francisco to cover a baseball game, and the hotel is really creepy, we met a pimp with his workers downstairs. The hotel hallways stinks, there is a shelter across the street and homeless wait for their turn to get in, so there are many of them in front of the hotel. I do not recommend the... More 

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