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Hotel V

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222 South Airport Boulevard, South San Francisco, CA 94080 (Formerly Howard Johnson Express Inn South San Francisco)
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6 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They cancelled our booking (made three months ago) via email as I was flying transatlantic. Then didn't respond to four email sent from stop over. Arrived with family at 11 pm only to find out that no rooms anywhere available due to major events in nearby conference centre. Claim to have called me etc. No missed calls. Looks like somebody... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a cheap alternative for our weekend stay in San Francisco. It is within walking distance from a bunch of eateries and really close to the airport. Don't expect too much but it was a clean location and I would visit again.

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New Jersey
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6 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

I booked online. When I showed up, they said they charged an additional $10 daily "resort" fee for WiFi, parking, shuttle service, etc. First of all, their website says FREE WiFi, FREE parking, etc. The fine print did say a $10 resort fee, but the front office told me this covers WiFi, shuttle service, parking and cable. Well then, you... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

This place could be cleaners!!! They mess up reservation by giving me the wrong room. Manager is not willing to do anything about it. I would never stay here again. Make sure you call to check about your reservation as well. They will lie and keep saying Manager is not even thought he is.

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1 Thank Stephanie L
Taunton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

We were pleasantly surprised by how nice this hotel was, it has been recently refurbished and looks modern and clean, inside and out. We spent a quick night here which was comfortable and excellent value for money.

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Thank evans2012
GuestRelationsDept, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel V, responded to this review

Thank you for your stellar review! We're really happy to hear that you had a wonderful stay with us. The recent upgrades have been a big hit with guests, and it seems that you love them as well. We can't wait to welcome you back again next time you are in the area. Thanks again! Safe travels, Hotel V Management More 

Auburn, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

I recently stayed at this hotel in South SF. The hotel was recently remodeled, new paint, big flat screen tv's and new beds. The hotel itself is older, i would guess in the early 80's. The location of the hotel is very close to 101 and you can hear the freeway at night. On my second night, there were some... More 

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1 Thank Michael L
GuestRelationsDept, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel V, responded to this review

Michael, we are glad you liked the renovations, comfortable beds and newly remodeled rooms. But we are disappointed to hear that you were disturbed by the outside noise. Michael, we ask our guests to respect one another and keep noise to a minimum, and we try our best not to intervene, but we'll gladly oblige if a guest asks us... More 

Wakefield, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016 via mobile

Unless you want to pay twice for a room even when you have proof of the booking AND payment!!!! I booked this room for my mum back in November for an airport stop over in January. I booked it through trip advisor and received not only booking confirmation via email with a reference number but also payment confirmation - it's... More 

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San Francisco, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016

Three weeks before my arrival date I called and tried to reserve a room and was told they were having problems with the system. I called back several times and spoke with a Anjuli Sharma who told me that their system was down and as soon as they made a reservation was made that they would email me with a... More 

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3 Thank looking4sun1
Fresno, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016 via mobile

I recently stayed at Hotel V. I recommend this to all of my friends and family. It is a clean, quit hotel with excellent customer service. It is close to the airport and close to San Francisco but far enough away to be just outside the city traffic. Great spot I'll be going back in a couple weeks and will... More 

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Thank rrabdau
GuestRelationsDept, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel V, responded to this review

We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, loved our amenities and found our hospitality to be warm and pleasant. We look forward to welcoming you back again next time you visit the area. Thank you! More 

Ripon, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016

Got to this place later in the evening and it was very full. When I opened the door to the room I almost fell over from the smell of marijuana. My children keep asking what that smell was. I left the door open for a while but this place attracts some seedy people. We all woke up with a headache.... More 

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Thank Robert H
GuestRelationsDept, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel V, responded to this review

Robert, we want to be a home away from home for everyone who comes to visit us and we're so sorry that you felt that hotel didn't smell fresh. You should always expect to get clean, comfortable and more importantly, odor-free accommodation. Robert, we pride ourselves for being budget-friendly, high quality hotel with a great location, outstanding service and amenities.... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel V is brought you by Lifestyle Hotels, and offers an elegant retreat in a classic San Francisco Boutique environment. Blending world class hospitality with an inviting atmosphere, we promise you'll be pleased with your stay. Our newly renovated 53-room hotel was designed to cater to business and leisure travelers alike by providing a complimentary 24 hour airport shuttle, complimentary breakfast, in-room coffee, microwave and refrigerator, and complimentary Wifi through out the hotel.Great location and phenomenal service! Close to Downtown, Golden Gate Park, the Convention Center, Fisherman's Wharf, shopping, Alcatraz, and the San Francisco Airport. - Visit us soon! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel V

Address: 222 South Airport Boulevard, South San Francisco, CA 94080 (Formerly Howard Johnson Express Inn South San Francisco)
Location: United States > California > South San Francisco
Price Range: $121 - $220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel V 2*
Number of rooms: 52
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Also Known As:
Howard Johnson Express Hotel South San Francisco
Howard Johnson Hotel Express
South San Francisco Howard Johnson
Howard Johnson South San Francisco
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