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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
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    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 weeks ago

Group of 4 have been travelling for a number of weeks stayed in all types of places, this was the only place that I felt necessary to write a review. Shower was broken, phone was broken to contact reception. Room was somewhat reasonable however stairs were covered in urine and smelt. People were banging on doors between 2-4am looking for... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you can avoid staying here please do, Infact I would not stay here rent free. We spent all of 30 minutes in this horrible place before calling a cab and paying a fortune just to stay somewhere we felt we would be safe. When we got to that safe place we were informed that this street was renowned for... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Booked here because of its proximity to the Great American Music Hall. I wasn't expecting much, and this place lives up to my low expectations. I felt a need to comment on the check-in process, which was a monument to inefficiency. No check-ins before 2 p.m. At that hour, a painfully slow process began, one patron at a time, filling... More 

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Sparks, Nevada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Believe the reviews it is really that bad. We saw people snorting white powder out front. The room didn't have air conditioning (which hotels.com said it did) and smelled horrible. We got so sick from the smell we decided to just pack up and leave and didn't stay the night. Safety/health concerns: - they kept rinsing down the walkways that... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Maybe the hotel was having a bad day. But after arriving the toilet was broken had to scoop water with the ice bucket to get it filled. To flush. Shower was .broken so had to take a bath . Called the desk they never came to fix anything Then all night people came knockingat my door looking for previous guest... More 

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Mountain View, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

The hotel room and bathroom were clean. No smoke odor or any other odor. Sheet and towers were clean. Everything work in my room (TV, lights, heater). My room was for one person really. They have bigger room too. For the price this is a nice hotel and close to must of the attractions (walking distant). TV work fine. It... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

This hotel was great for the price. After reading the reviews I was worried about staying but it was fine. The room was really clean and the staff were really helpful. The location isn't the best at night but I didn't go to stay in my room.

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Somerset West, Western Cape, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I am a sixty-eight year-old widow resident in South Africa where the cost of living is much lower than the US so my search for a hotel in San Francisco was based foremost on a price I could afford as well as a central location. Though there was a considerable surcharge for New Year's Eve, I found the Inn to... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Reserved this hotel by accident. Absolutely disgusting place. Sheets on bed were dirty , the towels were nasty , the toilet was broken and the amount of homeless people around this building were scaring the hell out of me. Don't come here . Point blank.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The hotel is good, the price is very cheap, the location is great, but I think there are two issues which are not so good: 1) too many homeless around, and the parking lot was often full. So we had to pay for a parking in other place :/

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