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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lied about me smoking in the room and charged an extra 100 dollars. The room was booked through Hotels.com. Once I got to the motel, they take $100.00 deposit which was never credited. I was never notified, never did I get an invoice for this charge. Once I got my credit card statement, I investigated and was told that I... More 

1 Thank Patrick B
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If I had not paid a hugely inflated price for what this property turned out to be, I might have given a full 2 stars. It was worth 1/3 of what was charged. Make no mistake, this is a MOTEL with all rooms facing the parking lot and noisy commercial street. How can they call it Hotel? There was also... More 

2 Thank Scott H
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

These guys lied about us smoking and charged us an extra 100 dollars for no reason. The carpets were wet we told them, said that we have no other rooms, wouldn't refund us. Then told us after we said room smelled like smoke that the previous person was smoking there, that why. THEN CHARGED us 100 dollars. Tried to contact... More 

5 Thank Aadam. J
Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

A typical motel type. Close to the airport. Rooms are clean but simple. Free shuttle van starts at 4AM to SFO. Very close to South SF where you have lots of restaurant choices. From our room we can see the busy highway but not much noise.

Thank JYCaryNC
Roseville, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

We booked for a full week and then after staying one night our plans changed due to an emergency. They would not refund us our unused nights and indicated that they had clearly explained their "policy". Totally untrue. Beware....do NOT STAY HERE.

4 Thank mjjlud
Oak Lawn, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

We stayed there 2 nights. It was the worst place ever. We are traveling a lot of but never stopped in a worse hotel. We payed a lot of money for stinky motel but it wasn't everything. After came back home we checked bank account and they charged us $100 more. I called 3 times to them to ask why.... More 

6 Thank ev33st
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016 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 

3 Thank BalticStar
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2016

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.

3 Thank Mihaela M
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles 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 

3 Thank Alison Z
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles 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.

2 Thank Stephanie L
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Airport Transportation
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • 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 S Airport Blvd, South San Francisco, CA 94080-6701 (Formerly Howard Johnson Express Inn South San Francisco)
Location: United States > California > South San Francisco
Price Range: $102 - $187 (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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