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“Step Away from the Ordinary” 4 of 5 stars
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Queen Anne Hotel
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1590 Sutter Street, At Octavia Street, San Francisco, CA 94109   |  
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Ranked #65 of 234 Hotels in San Francisco
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Tucson, Arizona
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81 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Step Away from the Ordinary”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

Stayed here when city was sold out for the Nike Women's Marathon so the room was a bit expensive ($250/night) That being said, the hotel is in a safe, quiet neighborhood so we, my Mom and Aunt (both in their 70s), were comfortable walking from place to place. Just about everwhere we drove, (Fishermans' Wharf, Ghirardelli, Union Square, Golden Gate Bridge) was 2 miles away so the location is fairly central. Inside, take a quaint step back to the Victorian Era in decor and amenities. The large downstairs sitting room is comfortable and charming with period appropriate furniture and large fireplaces where you can sit and enjoy the afternoon sherry and cookies, or just enjoy the anytime quiet with a cup of coffee or tea. The two queen bed room was comfortable and clean with a good size TV and clothes armour - Free Wifi too.The room had two large windows to open for a nice breeze but don't stay here expecting a nice view.

Everyone on staff is friendly and helpful and went out of their way to make you feel like a welcome guest. The few things that made this a '4' rather than '5' were that the bathroom, while clean, could be updated, the lack of city views, and the breakfast was modest and never changed - although the 'make your own waffles' were a big hit.

Bottom Line - I would love to stay here again (when the rates are lower) because it was more like visiting a home than staying in an impersonal hotel.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Atlanta, Georgia
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43 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

If you're looking for a Victorian experience in SFO, then this is a consideration. The circa 1880 building shows some age, and the could spend a few $$ on places like the elevator interior. The rooms are huge, comfortable and a good value in the $230-$250 range. The morning breakfast is just so-so, and we ate elsewhere. LOTS of authentic Victorian furniture in the halls, parlors and lobby. Just a couple of blocks to great bars, restaurants and shops along Fillmore Street. Easy off street parking. A funky convenience store just across the street is perfect for snacks for your stay. GREAT location and easy to get to the "must see" activities in San Francisco.

Room Tip: It's an 1880s building - not very soundproof
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank Mike V
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Batesville, Mississippi
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104 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

It was late night, and my husband and I were weary from a trip to Napa Valley. It was Thanksgiving, and most hotels were booked. We are from Mississippi, and we were just winging it. Finally, we found solace in this hotel. We were welcomed with open arms. The sherry had been put away, but it was taken back out, just for me. Our room was antique and smelled a little antiquish, but love that. We were lulled to sleep by the sound of pigeons outside our window. For us, that was really neat. The Christmas decorations were already out, giving the place a really beautiful atmosphere. I was able to get hot tea and hot chocolate late in the night. The breakfast was just an average continental-type breakfast, but we loved it. I will always stay here.

Room Tip: I would check the website. We just had to take what was left, which was only one room.
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  • Stayed November 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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1 Thank Teacheroftigers
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Weston, CT
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21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

Room was alright and breakfast leaves nothing to be desired. Location is relatively good, far enough from Tenderloin area to seem safe. However, too many other choices around San Francisco to settle Found it over-rated. Should be just average..

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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Derby, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

My family and I stayed here in August - paid over $1,000 for 2 rooms for 2 nights after booking it a month before we arrived. Seems San Francisco was busy that week so we had little choice. we stayed at several hotels across the states in Grand Canyon, LA, Vegas, mammoth lakes, Yosemite and Phoenix and the queen Anne was the most expensive by miles and the worst of all rooms. I have heard of shabby chique but this was just shabby in my opinion. For that amount of money it was not worth it. The cookies and sherry don't make up for the noisy clunky lift that seems to shake the whole hotel and the average rooms. Our shower had a sloping roof and so we had so bend our knees to stand in it and I am only 5'10". I don't get claustrophobia normally but this seemed to bring it on.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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1 Thank Rodders1964
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Abu Dhabi
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36 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

There's nothing wrong with sherry and cookies in the afternoon. This is a very friendly hotel. It's comfortable, in a great neighborhood and is full of character which you'd expect in a city like San Francisco.

  • Stayed October 2011, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank Juliet r
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london
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24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

This hotel is filled with Victoriana and Edwardian furnishings and accessories.There is something to explore at every level. Gas fires in the lounge, chandeliers, historical artefacts. It is geared to old world charm and comfort and does it with style.
Tea and coffee are always available in the lounge and an added touch of luxury is the sherry and biscuits in the afternoon.
The breakfast is good and wholesome.
The staff are extraordinarily friendly.

Room Tip: This part of Sutter is mot a busy road, so most parts have a quiet overview.
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Address: 1590 Sutter Street, At Octavia Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
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Location: United States > California > San Francisco
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#48 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
#73 Family Hotel in San Francisco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates):
Hotel Class:3 star — Queen Anne Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 48
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A remarkable Victorian boutique hotel with 48 elegant rooms and suites. Constructed in the building boom following the California Gold Rush, these unique accommodations offer you modern amenities as they transport you to another era of quiet luxury and wild romance. Convenient located in the premier Pacific Heights district, known for stately Victorian mansions, wonderful restaurants, and the best in shopping (Fillmore, Sacramento, Union, Chestnut Streets). Easy stroll to Union Square and Cable Car Network. Your stay at the Queen Anne includes our table leg threatening continental breakfast, wifi, morning newspaper, afternoon tea & sherry. On weekday mornings, enjoy our local towncar delivery service. We invite you to discover the fabulous Queen Anne and hope to welcome you soon. ... more   less 
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