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405 Taylor St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1701
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#44 of 251 in San Francisco
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4.3
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4.6
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4.4
Value
4.2
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To honor our storied history in San Francisco, the renovation of Hotel Spero incorporated the original design components for inspiration. Guests will relax in modern comfort, while noticing the detailed design elements that call back to the original Spanish Colonial style building, which first housed the Hotel Californian in 1923. As the name of the property has changed over the years, the beautiful, light-infused spaces have retained the spirit and elegance of their original design, earning the Hotel Spero a coveted spot on the National Register of Historic Places in San Francisco. Hotel Spero blends unique San Francisco style with historical Spanish Colonial design. The lobby’s historic elements have been preserved and incorporated into the updated design, including hand painted ceiling beams, original marble floors, and decorative grillage. Our 236 rooms offer large windows with natural light, and are filled with soothing colors and patterns to reflect our positive message.
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Property amenities
Paid public parking nearby
Wifi
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Business Center with Internet Access
Banquet room
Baggage storage
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Meeting rooms
Concierge
Non-smoking hotel
ATM on site
Doorperson
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Allergy-free room
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Safe
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Walk-in shower
Telephone
Wardrobe / closet
Iron
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
On-demand movies
Bath / shower
Hair dryer
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Room types
City view
Non-smoking rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
City View
Classic
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish, Chinese, Filipino

Location

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Grade: 100 out of 100
332Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
94Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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Compass07297880069 wrote a review Yesterday
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Friendly and helpful staff had late check in this was not a problem ,eXcellent location close to shops, . Trams and buses located of union square down load Muni travel app you can travel all day for 5 dollars on all buses at trams.
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hdesigns206 wrote a review May 14
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The staff was absolutely terrible. I would not stay here again. There are other hotels nearby for similar cost with better customer service. The gym was also dirty and had old towels on the floor. Pick another hotel.
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amlinrobin wrote a review May 11
Columbus, Ohio1 contribution
Our room was bright, clean and functional -- great use of space for a small room. Full length mirror, several towel hooks in the bath, mini fridge, plenty of storage. Really impressed with the combination of location, price, and design. Beds are comfy and curtains actually block the light. The lobby is clean and thoughtful with plenty of seating (and great books if you need to borrow one). And the staff was fabulous - everyone was friendly and helpful.
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Veious wrote a review May 8
Los Angeles, California10 contributions10 helpful votes
I reserved my room online with the hotel. The day of it took more than 45 minutes to locate my reservation. Upon arrival the parking lot next door was not open or available and the gentleman at check in said they were having issues with the garage. There is no one to assist you after hours. I had a late check in at 10:40 pm and the front desk closed as soon as I checked in. I was not given the WiFi code but was charged for the hotel fee. The room was very lovely and nicely decorated with a retro mid century modern vibe. Unfortunately the bathroom leaves a lot to be desired. The shower is very narrow, the toilet is too close to the wall that you are unable to sit properly, and the sink is too small to be useful. If only the bathroom or service matched the beauty of the lobby!
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edgaresteves29 wrote a review May 7
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The hotel was fun and friendly! The front desk was super nice and accommodating, I had a really nice experience but one thing that did suck was the parking situation. They didn't have a parking lot or valet to park their cars. So this hotel is best if you're just ubering around.
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Response from Daimler Sena, Guest Services / Front Office at Hotel Spero
Responded 1 week ago
Good Evening Edgaresteves29, I apologize for the issues you encountered while parking in the city. Unfortunately, there isn’t free parking anywhere in the Downtown, San Francisco, and we completely understand that it is a serious concern. Because of the various and often difficult parking restrictions in the neighborhood, we partner with the parking garage next to us to offer parking at our guests’ convenience. While hotel valet parking in our city may be convenient, it certainly comes with a hefty price tag. We share and understand your frustration, and are sincerely sorry for the inconvenience. We are also glad to hear that you have an amazing stay.
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jkimgusso wrote a review May 6
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Love the staff and rooms! Feels more comfortable than your average big hotel chain. If you need anything the staff is always available, I like the higher floors and they will always seem to accommodate my needs when I arrive.
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Response from Daimler Sena, Guest Services / Front Office at Hotel Spero
Responded 1 week ago
Good Evening jkimgusso, Thank you for your review. We are pleased that every aspect of your stay is fantastic and that our service and facilities have met your expectations. Thank you for choosing Hotel Spero and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future.
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marissapagador wrote a review May 5
Vallejo, California1 contribution
Wonderful experience staying at Hotel Spero for a one weekend girl's trip with 3 others! The room was clean and comfortable, and we were able to check in our bags early before the actual check in time so that we could explore around without carrying them everywhere.
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Response from Daimler Sena, Guest Services / Front Office at Hotel Spero
Responded 1 week ago
Good Evening marissapagador, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent stay at Hotel Spero. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time. I will be sure to pass on your kind words to the team and the rest of our staffs. Please do not hesitate to reach out to us the next time you are in San Francisco; we would love to welcome you back soon!
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nataliegnm wrote a review May 3
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Enjoyed my stay at Hotel Spero. The lobby is lovely, the staff is friendly, and the room was exactly what I was looking for. I was here on business and so the coffee set up in the lobby every morning was greatly appreciated. It saved me a trip to a coffee shop and some money every day.
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Response from Daimler Sena, Guest Services / Front Office at Hotel Spero
Responded 1 week ago
Good Evening nataliegnm, We are so pleased to hear that you had a great stay, it really makes us happy that our team's passion for hospitality is experience by you. We strive for customer service and we would love to see you back. Have a wonderful day!
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jafranchise wrote a review Mar 2022
Toronto, Canada1 contribution
Was planning to stay for nearly a week at the property but upon landing in San Francisco, was alerted to a family situation that required me to basically fly back as soon as possible. The stay was non-refundable and I had paid in advance for the trip via Expedia but the hotel staff was extremely understanding and empathetic, working with myself and Expedia to waive the cost of the extra days that I was no longer going to use. Between that and the accommodations themselves, I'd highly recommend this property.
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Response from Daimler Sena, Guest Services / Front Office at Hotel Spero
Responded Mar 29, 2022
Good Afternoon Jafranchise, Thank you for taking the time to review Hotel Spero San Francisco! I am so pleased to hear that we were able to accommodate during your time of need. And thank you for choosing our hotel for your SF visit--your loyalty means a lot! I hope you will join us again soon and I hope everything is well with your family.
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Allan R wrote a review Mar 2022
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Staff were excellent, friendly and helpful all around. The small details could improve like having coffee in the room rather than downstairs in the morning. Location was great, managed to walk everywhere I needed to go to.
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Response from Daimler Sena, Guest Services / Front Office at Hotel Spero
Responded Mar 29, 2022
Hello Allan R, Thank you for your feedback, I am pleased to hear that our staff was able to make an impression during your stay. We do work hard to ensure that every guest will have a wonderful time during their stay. We do have coffee makers in our hotel, just let our front desk know. Also, there brew coffee in the morning at the lobby form 6:00 AM to 10:00 AM to make sure that you can't miss your coffee. I hope to see you back in SF.
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PRICE RANGE
$201 - $434 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
kimpton san francisco, serrano hotel san francisco
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Serrano Hotel
LOCATION
United StatesCaliforniaSan FranciscoDowntown San Francisco / Tenderloin / Downtown / Theater District
NUMBER OF ROOMS
236
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Spero
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Spero?
Nearby attractions include Marrakech Magic Theater (0.02 miles), San Francisco Urban Adventures (0.2 miles), and San Francisco Playhouse (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Spero?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a fitness center.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel Spero?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Spero?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Spero?
Yes, paid public parking nearby is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Spero?
Conveniently located restaurants include Lapisara Eatery, Liholiho Yacht Club, and Fino Bar & Ristorante.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hotel Spero?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness center during their stay.
Is Hotel Spero located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.5 miles away from the center of San Francisco.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hotel Spero?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Hotel Spero?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Hotel Spero offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.