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    The Opal San Francisco

    1050 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94109-6934
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    • Excellent13%
    • Very good49%
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    Reviewed 6 days ago

    We booked a room at The Opal for 4 nights, Sunday through Wednesday. The room was on the 5th floor and newly renovated. All the furnishings were modern and very functional. The bed was a quite comfortable king size with 4 large pillows. There is...More

    Thank abqaiq76
    Response from rmathey, Front Office Manager at The Opal San FranciscoResponded 4 days ago

    Thank you for taking the time to write about and rate your stay with us. Small independent hotels such as ours rely heavily on guest comments. They let people know how we are doing and they let us know what we need to fix. We...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We paid a hefty sum for two rooms in this hotel coz of its location of course but what we got was so disappointing!!!!!! The rooms are really small and shabby. There was some renovation going on and they were totally unapologetic about it!!! There...More

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    Response from rmathey, Front Office Manager at The Opal San FranciscoResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for taking the time to comment and vote for your stay with us. Comments are important for small independent hotels like ours, because it lets people know how we are doing and lets us know what we have to fix. I'm sorry to...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I cannot begin to find enough good things to say about our recent stay. We were blessed to stay in room 506, one of your recently remodeled rooms. This was probably the quietist hotel room we've ever stayed in, the bed the most comfortable, and...More

    Thank Patricia W
    Response from rmathey, Front Office Manager at The Opal San FranciscoResponded 2 weeks ago

    Patricia: Thank you for taking the time to comment and vote for your stay with us. Comments are important for small independent hotels like ours, because it lets people know how we are doing and lets us know what we have to fix. Thank you...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We stayed on the 5th floor, fully remodeled. Lovely. The parking situation is great. The Manager, Roger and his staff were very helpfull and kind. The location is convenient to Union Square or North Beach, a $5.00 Uber ride. We will definitely be back.More

    Thank Rebecca B
    Response from rmathey, Front Office Manager at The Opal San FranciscoResponded 3 weeks ago

    Rebecca: Thank you for taking the time to comment and rate your stay with us. Guest comments are important to small independent hotels like ours, because they let people know and let them know how we are doing and they let us know what we...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    The hotel is in the process of being remodeled and has so much possibility. The lobby is beautiful and welcoming and the room was comfortable for all of us. Located conveniently from the cable car and BART systems, it provides easy access to everything you...More

    Thank quirky814
    Response from rmathey, Front Office Manager at The Opal San FranciscoResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you for taking the time to write about and rate your stay with us. Guest comments are one of the most vital tools independent hotels like ours have to survive. Thank you very much for the nice things you said about the staff. I...More

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    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • $134 - $451 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 167
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    Ellibelli55
    January 13, 2017|
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    Response from rmathey | Property representative |
    There is a bus line that goes down to Fisherman's Wharf which is near the cruise piers. It is about a 15 min bus ride (depending on traffic) and costs $2.50/person.
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    December 14, 2016|
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    Response from rmathey | Property representative |
    Rosa: The parking on our property is $41 plus tax per night, which comes out to $46.74. Thank you, Roger Mathey Asst General Manager Opal Hotel
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    Response from aims4usa | Reviewed this property |
    We paid $40.00 per day to park our rental car there. The only reason we even rented a car, is because we had plans to drive to Sonoma and Napa for a few days. If you are just staying within the city, I would NOT recommend... More
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    "Definitely try and get a renovated room if possible."
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