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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

An historic, charming, and centrally located hotel, being lovingly restored and populated with some of the friendliest hotel staff I've ever met. I've stayed here twice and each time has been great. Manish checked me in with a big smile and had great reccs for lunch and dinner. Sudhir helped me with several things and made my stay really pleasant... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed at The Opal for the weekend and found it a great find at a great price. We hoped to check in early but they were sold out the night before and didn't have rooms but they stored our bags for us so we could explore the city. They let us park our car early (it was $48/night but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I fly to San Fran on business each week and I originally found The Opal searching online and reading reviews here and elsewhere. I tried two other hotels before I tried The Opal but once I tried it, I have never switched away! Actually, it was during the stay at my second hotel that I decided to check out the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very small rooms and small bathroom. Walls are so thin cant sleep from the people above us walking around all night. Pretty much in the bad part of san Francisco didnt feel safe. Will never stay there again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

2nd floor room very quite and very clean they were always cleaning in this hotel so the place was very well kept. I would definitely stay again. Very easy to get to the places I wanted to go very central location.

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Plano, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

15 mins drive to golden gate bridge, fisher man wharf .... public transport readily available.. cozy environment .. good experience overall ! lot of homeless around the hotel but we never felt threatened

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Henderson, Nevada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our room was clean and comfortable although small. The bathroom was also small and awkward. The parking is expensive. Although there was a lot of homeless in the area we never felt threatened. It was quite a noisy area as well.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The area is not impressive. The parking is $48 for night. Not even for 24 hours. No way to boil a water if you need some. We had breakfast included in the price. No warm breakfast and the breakfast is really poor. Would not recommend this hotel.

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I'm sorry that you did not enjoy your stay at The Opal. We do provide hot coffee and hot water in our lobby, 24 hours a day, but we do not have a full kitchen, so we could not boil water, other than in a microwave. Our breakfast is listed as a complimentary continental breakfast and we do try to... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Parking is $47 xtra if you want to feel safe about seeing your car again. Sketchy area with bums and drunks all around. Not what I counted on through booking.com Wouldn't recommend. Glad to only stay one night on our road trip.

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I am sorry to read that you did not have a good stay with us at The Opal. San Francisco streets can seem "sketchy" but we do try to provide our guests with a safe feeling in the hotel. I thank you for taking the time to comment on your stay. The feedback of our guests is one of the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is great for the price. Decent breakfast options. Clean room. Friendly staff. The neighborhood is alright. If you walk the wrong direction, it doesn't take you long to get into the not-so-great part of town. It's a bit away from the waterfront and touristy stuff and about a mile from the financial business district stuff. But that's why... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Opal San Francisco is in the heart of San Francisco, walking distance to Union Square, Chinatown, Civic Center, and more! This family-friendly hotel is close to Union Square and Lombard Street. Make yourself at home in one of the 167 air-conditioned rooms featuring iPod docking stations and LED televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with bathtubs or showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include desks and irons/ironing boards, as well as phones with free local calls. Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as a fitness center, or other amenities including complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services. This hotel also features tour/ticket assistance and assistance with planning your day. Satisfy your appetite at the Mel's Diner, which serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, or grab a snack at the many nearby restaurants. Featured amenities include a computer station, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. A shuttle from the hotel to the airport is provided for a surcharge (available on request), and self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Opal San Francisco

Address: 1050 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94109-6934
Location: United States > California > San Francisco
Price Range: $129 - $490 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Opal San Francisco 2.5*
Number of rooms: 167
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