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Copenhagen, Denmark
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stratford is placed right where all is happening and where you can't get to all - no matter your preferences. Adequate rooms that has all it needs, and nothing more - you only need a bath and a bed, when visiting San Francisco. Our room was very fine - view was non existing, but hen the notice as well! All... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Sure not the favorite place I ever stayed, but wasn't willing to pay prices for San Francisco's finest. Right on Powell Street which means the street cars are at your front door. Nice +! Front desk was very pleasant and helpful. Rooms on small side, make that very small. No places to sit comfortably. Bed was clean and fine. No... More 

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Macomb, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Bought this place off groupon to stay in San Fran. It was much cheaper this way. This place gives you a small room with an even smaller bathroom. Bathroom however was private and not shared like many places in the area. No air conditioning made sleeping miserable at best. Located right off a trolly stop and walking distance from most... More 

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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The location is amazing! Right on Powell street, you can hear the bells of the famous trams from your window! Room was small but comfortable and very clean, nice bathroom with powerful shower. Despite the city centre location a good nights rest was guaranteed after a busy day sightseeing! Union square is literally around the corner with shopping, bars, restaurants... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For what it is the Stratford is very good. Close to Union Square with clean rooms and friendly staff who were happy to help with queries. The double room was on the small side for a family of four and the noise from Powell St can be heard somewhat, but for me this is a normal trade-off for such a... More 

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King of Prussia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Union Square budget hotel. Rooms - small but clean - no A/C - did I mention small - the staff were friendly and very knowledgeable of the area, sights and getting around town via cable cars, other public transportation and cab services. Hotel has so many food and shops all around it. A good stretch of the legs AT&T Park... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stated in room 500 and 501 which was an interlinking family room so ideal for our family. These overlooked the street so the children could watch the cable cars go by.The Hotel is a 5 minute walk from Powell Street Station which may it an easy journey from and to the Airport. It is centrally located and just around the... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is in the perfect spot: Union Square is a block or so away. The Powell St. BART station is a short walk to the south. And the cable cars run past the front of the hotel. Short walk to Chinatown; I even walked to the Embarcadero. Rooms are a comfortable size and are clean and neat. However, there... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good hotel to only sleep while discovering the city. It is old and outdated, but has breakfast included and the front-desk will help you get around (Friendly staff). Free coffee and tea included. Parking has to be done in one of the surrounding lots.

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Elmira, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

My grandson and I spent 1 week at the hotel Stratford the 1st week in July. It was a wonderful experience. The hotel was clean and comfortable with thick fluffy towels available every day. The staff at the hotel were always very polite and helpful. The rooms were clean and a/c was not necessary due to the weather being quite... More 

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Jamie D, Front Office Manager at Hotel Stratford, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your great review. We always try to make sure that our guests are as comfortable and happy as can be. We agree that our location is fantastic, right in the middle of many fun activities and transit. Thank you for staying with us. We hope to see you again in the future. More 

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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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Amenities

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
If travelers were to pinpoint on a map the number one location in San Francisco, it could be right outside the door of Hotel Stratford. Our entrance has become part of thousands of photographs taken of the Cable Car as it heads up the second block of its famous journey over San Francisco's beautiful hillside communities.Guests who want the convenience of being right in the center of the City will enjoy their stay in this European style affordably priced property, with over 80 pleasantly decorated rooms, all with the most modern facilities. We await the pleasure of your company be it for Business or Leisure. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Stratford

Address: 242 Powell St, San Francisco, CA 94102-2206
Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Union Square
Price Range: $118 - $337 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Stratford 2*
Number of rooms: 96
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