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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I've read a few reviews of the Grant Plaza which sort of miss the point of what this hotel is. Firstly, the location is central in ChinaTown. If you want to be right next to the bay or Fisherman's Wharf then you'll pay a LOT extra. This is one of the cheapest hotel options in San Fran that we found... More 

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Frankfurt
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed for three Nights and enjoyed The stay a Lot. The Price was okay, But please keep in mind that staying in SF is Not Cheap. The Location of The Hotel is very Central and lots of Things Are within walking distance. The Room was clean and sufficiently spaceous. High Floor helped with Street Noise. Staff was very Friendly.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Although this is one of the cheapest hotels in San Fran it is worth paying slightly more for somewhere else. The wall are so thin that you can hear people talking, walking around and even coughing and sneezing, was so bad that we had to use ear plugs. You can also hear the water being turned on in all the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I spent a night here on an anniversary trip in San Francisco. When we entered the lobby, things looked pretty decent, but as we went into the room we had to laugh at the size! Opening the door, we nearly hit the bed. The bathroom had been recently renovated and looks very nice. That is, and till... More 

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Fremont, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is in Chinatown and is in a great location. Close to BART. We were attending an event at the Metreon and was very convenient. There is nothing luxurious about this hotel, but the price was right and the hotel was very clean. It was what I expected. My only complaint.....the hotel charged for ice!!! I have NEVER been... More 

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Navan, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here as it was recommended by our daughter who had stayed when she visited the city. It is very central and easy to get around on foot. The hills can be a bit much if you are out of shape. Convenient to public transport and at the start of Chinatown. Staff were friensly enough. Room cost $159 per... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms are relatively clean and that's about where it ends. It is an old hotel and looks like it has been refurbished. I stayed there for a night. There are nearby buildings and the curtains could not be completely drawn. The door wouldn't lock. More so, there was a gap around the door which let light in from the... More 

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Thank sumaluma
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tiny room with a rock hard bed. The only good thing about this place is its location. Absolutely bare bones. From what I've seen, even hostels are nicer. The light barely lit up the room and the window was at the same level as a concrete pad. They keep the stairs locked so you can only go down, not up,... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

We recently stayed here as friends. The area was good, right at the start of Chinatown, the amenities were exactly as described. It is close to transport and we easily made our way around using both public transport and on foot. The hotel staff were also helpful with which bus/tram/trolley to take to get wherever we were heading. The only... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

The Hotel is very clean which is the most important. If your on a budget its a good hotel as far as location and to just sleep. The rooms are extremely small. If you have a bad back dont even think about booking. The beds were hard!! We needed to take medication each morning with our morning coffee. No AC... More 

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Staying in Chinatown

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Chinatown
As the oldest in North America, San Francisco's Chinatown is an exotic experience. A unique neighborhood decorated with colorful shops, historic streetlights, hanging lanterns, and pagoda roofs awaits behind the stone-carved dragon gates. Feast on dim sum at the tea houses, or meet the locals who gather at historic Portsmouth Square to play chess or practice Tai Chi. Fish markets, produce stands, tourist shops, jewelry stores, fortune tellers, temples and restaurants come together to create a world unto itself in this historic neighborhood.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Grant Plaza Hotel is a limited service boutique hotel located in the heart of the city. It is recommended by many travellers as one of the best valued hotels in San Francisco. The hotel is conveniently located at the gateway to Chinatown, 3 blocks from Union Square, and within easy walking distance to many fine restaurants and theaters in this exciting city. It is also only 1 block to the famous San Francisco Cable Car line, the Bank of American Building in the Financial District and the 5 stars Ritz Carlton Hotel in Nob Hill. It caters to both business and pleasure travelers, and is the perfect place for a vacation getaway. The Hotel has just a completed renovation in 2015. The comfortable guestrooms are appointed with contemporary furnishings, and have recently been renovated for guest convenience with hairdryer, electronic keycard lock and free (WiFi) high speed internet access. The professional and attentive staff at the hotel will ensure that all guests are well taken care of. If you're seeking comfort and affordability all in one, this is one of the best value hotels in San Francisco. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grant Plaza Hotel

Address: 465 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94108-3208
Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Chinatown
Price Range: $119 - $206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Grant Plaza Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 72
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