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Astoria Hotel

510 Bush St, San Francisco, CA 94108
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Ranked #168 of 234 Hotels in San Francisco
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2008
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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Adelaide
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2008

I have stayed here twice now, July 2006 and June 2008, and it was much the same each time. On the plus side, the location is great and central, the rates are surprisingly low in what is normally an expensive town, and breakfast is included in most quoted rates. It's not luxurious, and the staff are polite without being overly... More 

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notts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2008

Booked this hotel mainly because of the price and location. Stayed here for 3 nights in late may. The hotel is right next to China Town and thus easy to get to, there are afew local stores close-hand too so you can pretty much get anything you need to But the hotel is very old inside; the room was tiny... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2008

I LOVED this hotel. It was small and old with tons of character. If you're looking for four-star and fancy-shcmancy, this is NOT the place for you. But it you want to enjoy San Francisco in an old place with lots of character and a great, friendly staff, this IS the place for you! Not only was it incredibly cheap... More 

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Sydney
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2008

I did my research and read all the reviews on this place including the one below and bit the bullet and booked it (it seemed everything else available was 4x the price). The location is great. It took a lazy 25 min to walk to pier 33 for alcatraz, 20 min to coit tower and really is central for anything.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2008

If you consider Satellite TV to be an antenna on the hotel roof, a hair drier to be a towel and internet access to mean being able to occasionally reach somewhere else's wifi and logging in once every 4 days, then this hotel did NOT lie on their Orbitz hotel listing. But if you actually take a listing at its... More 

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Kiev
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2008

I with my friends stayed here at Jan 2008 for one week. Rooms are pretty clean, staff at lobby is VERY friendly and helpfull. And you can't beat the rates for sure :) 59 dollars for the room with shower is a fantastic rate for place in the very middle of SF Downtown. Take room 206 to settle upright the... More 

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Bamberg
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2008

We stayed in this hotel for 5 days last summer, and all in all, it was an enjoyable experience. The hotel is located at the gate to Chinatown and close to the financial district. Staff at the reception is very friendly and helpful. At first, we didn't get the room (2 single beds) we had booked, but it got changed... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2007

My husband and I were in San Francisco at the beginning and end of a 7 week trip to US and Canada. We booked the Astoria from Australia via the hotel website. As it was only 1 star and we had read previous reviews on Tripadvisor we weren't expecting the Hilton. We found it a fun place to stay with... More 

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Oregon
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2007

Hotel is old and well-used, but tolerably clean. Small rooms, large closets, absolutely no amenities. SLEPT ON FLOOR!! Staff = rude, irritable, anti-helpful, misleading... Three-night trip was for business, as such my colleagues and I knew we would be spending almost zero time in the hotel room. Our goal was to find an affordable hotel, just comfortable enough for sleeping... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2007

My sister, mom and I stayed at this hotel in October '07 for the Nike Women's San Francisco Marathon. This hotel is perfectly located if you are looking for Chinatown right around the corner and shopping at your doorstep! Banana Republic, Paul Frank, numerous shops are literally out your door and not more than 2 blocks (you can see the... More 

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Chinatown
As the oldest in North America, San Francisco's Chinatown is an exotic experience. A unique neighborhood decorated with colorful shops, historic streetlights, hanging lanterns, and pagoda roofs awaits behind the stone-carved dragon gates. Feast on dim sum at the tea houses, or meet the locals who gather at historic Portsmouth Square to play chess or practice Tai Chi. Fish markets, produce stands, tourist shops, jewelry stores, fortune tellers, temples and restaurants come together to create a world unto itself in this historic neighborhood.
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