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Hotel des Arts

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06/11/2017 06/12/2017
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our first time in SF was amazing thanks to Hotel Des Arts. They were so helpful and friendly. The parking was safe and easily accessible and the breakfast was perfect. Not to mention all of the really cool art everywhere. The hotel itself has this really homy comfortable feel. We loved it and will be staying here again.

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Reviewed April 21, 2017 via mobile

The service was excellent, staff very helpful and nice. Beautiful room with hand painted walls, good art collection, very interesting. Unfortunately the rooms are small and breakfast can be improved. Had a small issue with the water temperature. It is definitely good for the price.

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Reviewed April 16, 2017

The Hotel Des Arts is a perfect place to begin (and potentially complete) your search for accommodation in San Francisco. If location and price are the two things you consider most important, then stop reading this review now, because the positives of those respective factors far outweigh anything else! Two blocks from Union Square, a five minute walk to main...

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Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed February 5, 2017 via mobile

The location is central, the art concept is good and my room 510 on the fifth floor was very quiet, spacious and excellently kitschy decorated. The breakfast is minimal self service, but the bagel is good. The TV only shows the minimal, but the monitor is good. The free wifi works well and the 24/7 reception is pretty impersonal but...

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San Fernando, Trinidad
Reviewed January 28, 2017

This 2 star hotel is really really good place to stay. Don't expect 3 star and above amenities but we had no complaints. It is very close to Chinatown and the staff was extremely helpful. We will definitely visit sometime in the future!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed January 17, 2017

The hotel is very cool! Artwork on the walls of every room. Very clean and very nice staff. Definitely will return. The location is right by the entrance to China Town. Super great location. Public transportation is great.

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Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed December 20, 2016

Spent 9 nights here, in a room with shared bathroom. However, i did not bump into anybody during my bathroom visits even as the hotel was probably full or nearly full. Bathroom was nice and clean, and also the room cleaning was great. As many here have said, the breakfast is very basic. This is true, but i was ok...

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed December 7, 2016

I had high hopes for this hotel. The location is great and so is the concept of having a different artist featured in each room. However, when we arrived at midnight (after emailing the hotel that we were on our way) the receptionist wouldn't even look at us. He just said, "No, I have no reservations tonight. Call the company...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

So the lobby and breakfast area were bright and colorfully decorated with various artworks, however our room was dimly lit with a very dark painting on the wall. As expected the room was basic, with the bathroom sink next to the front door??? Some things about the room just reminded me of a horror movie, and when arriving in the...

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Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 12, 2016 via mobile

Hotel good location for China town, public transport and shopping. Hotel felt very tired, room was grim, we had blue room, windows open on to roof space, very dark - poor lighting. Bathroom tiny, with shower over high sided bath. Complementary breakfast poor, but it is complementary. Only went down on first day. Was advised on check in to take...

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Union Square
Originally home to rallies supporting the Union Army in the Civil War, this grand square has become the city's premier shopping and entertainment district containing the largest number of upscale department stores, chic boutiques, art galleries and theaters in the city. It's a large open area where tourists and locals gather, watch cable cars and crowds go by, enjoy a snack, or plan their day of shopping and sightseeing, If feeling the pulsating energy of the city is on your agenda, Union Square is the place to soak it in.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hotel des Arts is at the crossroads of Union Square, the Financial District and the Chinatown Gate; perfect for business or pleasure. The Hotel des Arts presents the contemporary work of local artists complemented by the neutral simplicity, modern lightings and clean lines of the hotel furnishings. The result is art as an interactive experience rather than just decoration. Enjoy our complementary continental breakfast or dine in Le Central, a French Brasserie right downstairs. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel des Arts

Address: 447 Bush St., San Francisco, CA 94108
Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Union Square
Price Range: $172 - $271 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel des Arts 2*
Number of rooms: 43
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“make sure you see if you are getting a private bath or to share. They are really nice in the hallway not really necessary to pay the extra”
X5576PXkarenb, Jan 17, 2017 | Read review
“Avoid room 506! Better yet, avoid this whole hotel!”
863livm, Dec 7, 2016 | Read review
“Its always better to have a room with your own bathroom.”
L5232IPlauraj, Nov 10, 2016 | Read review
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