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Hotel Vertigo

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   940 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94109 (Formerly York Hotel)
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Ranked #70 of 236 hotels in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Portland, Oregon
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel is old, tired & a bunch of hype.They took the York Hotel, changed the name & rely on that to sell you rooms. Hotels that rely on "themes" are rarely worth the money & this hotel is no different. Rooms: dreary, noisy, tiny & come with a strange smell. Lobby: forgettable, Staff: treats you like you're a bum... More

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Ukiah, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed at Hotel Vertigo for 4 nights in March. The bedroom was really modern and quirky and kept immaculate. Same deal with the bathroom, very modern, clean and really nice complimentary products! The location of the hotel is pretty central (in the Nob Hill area) which suited us. We walked to Fishermans Wharf a couple of... More

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Santa Monica, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was my 3rd time staying at Hotel Vertigo... 1st time I went with my family and had a fantastic time. The 2nd and 3rd time, I went with friends while we were there to race Nike Woman's 1/2 Marathon and Rock & Roll 1/2. Not only is this Hotel very unique by the trendy decor the staff is always... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

As above, I was really pleased with this hotel as it was clean, comfortable, quiet, characterful and in a great location. No issues with walking home at night from Bart stations (about 15 mins walk) as long as you didn't go through Tenderloin. Loads of nice, cool cafes and bars close by serving good food and breakfasts etc. Also lots... More

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Rome, Italy
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8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Placed in a strategical position, although the only place of interest reachable by feet is Union Square, the hotel is very close to Cable Car and bus stoppes (do not try to visit San Francisco by car, it could being a dramatic experience…). Rooms are alright, clean and nice, with free Wi-Fi. Shuttle service to Airport, cheaper than taxi, may... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was booked here by a client. While it may be ok for budget tourism, I would strongly encourage business travelers to avoid this hotel. You would probably be better off getting away from the city center than staying here. It is one of these shabby old properties someone tried to spin into a "boutique" hotel by putting some decent-looking... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here for 4 nights during a conference. It was basic and functional and a bit cheaper than many SF hotels. The room size was decent and the bed clean and comfortable. Front desk staff was really friendly and the location is great. The negatives are the lack of TV channels-only 5 odd channels like Bloomberg and CNBC but... More

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Hobart, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here with two girlfriends when we were travelling America in November 2013. We stayed in a room that had two queen bed's in it. We arrived at about 11am - prior to the stated check in- but as our room was ready we were able to head up there and get settled. I loved the look of the... More

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Austin, Texas
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We had so much fun at Hotel Vertigo. I loved the boutique feel and the location. The theme sets it apart (watch the move first!). I wouldn't stay anywhere else in San Francisco--you can't beat the deal you are getting for the price!

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15 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Not sure where to start. I endured this hotel for 4 long nights. The reception staff are rude and indifferent. The front desk looks like a garage sale wi plastic tubs and food wrappers all over. The rooms are seemingly clean - but that's where it goes downhill. threadbare towels (they were so bad one ripped after the shower) no... More

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Additional Information about Hotel Vertigo

Also Known As:
Vertigo Hotel San Francisco
York Hotel San Francisco
Address: 940 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94109 (Formerly York Hotel)
Location: United States > California > San Francisco
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#34 Green Hotel in San Francisco
#57 Family Hotel in San Francisco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Vertigo 2.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Vertigo is a 102-room boutique hotel that is renowned for its simplicity and admired for its unique character. Recently renovated, this non-smoking hotel playfully feeds off the Hitchcock's classic movie, "Vertigo." With rich wood furnishings highlighted with cream and orange accents, it is well suited for vacationers, families, and business travellers alike.Situated in the lower Nob Hill pocket of downtown San Francisco, the convenient location provides easy access to many of the city's top attractions and destinations. Just steps away from Cable Cars, Union Square and the major shopping and theater districts. ... more   less 
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