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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The room had no wardrobe, so I was living out of my suitcase for 4 nights, where I hardly got any sleep due to the homeless making a lot of noise at all hours. I checked out 2 nights early, as they were charging more than Hotel Nikko after the Dreamforce conference finished. No blinds on the windows, with rip... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Oh my goodness. We picked this place for the price as it came out cheapest in San Francisco the night we needed. Don't get me wrong the staff were lovely and friendly but it was an absolute dive. On Ellis Street which is full of the 'walking dead' aka the homeless and crack heads. Word of warning - don't walk... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was disguisting! The first thing that welcomed me when I opened the room was a RAT! The room was dirty and stank. I don't recommend this place to anyone. The neighbourhood is also really scary. A lot of homeless people on streets and a lot of trashes!

Thank Aleksander S
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a dirty, ugly and expensive place. Very good position in the city center but the presence of homeless people everywhere it's a problem. There is a parking available but the elevator was broken and in the stairs pee smell...Everybody can have access to the parking and the stairs!

Thank Marianna B
Sacramento, California
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel was the worsted I have ever seen. Yes they do have free parking if you can trust the crack heads and junkys around your vehicle. Rooms are very dirty and no screens on the windows. We decided not to stay the night and drove home. This hotel is horrible for vacationers.

Thank rhondajusten
Boston, Massachusetts
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

Rude, very very rude staff. I wanted to leave the hotel as soon as I arrived. Unsafe area, surrounded by very many homeless people. The staff keep repeating: don't leave valuable things in the car or in the room. Honestly, you think you are not in San Francisco! Super dirty streets all around the building. Room bad, bed uncomfortable. Don't... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

Crackheads shouting 24/7 on the streets in front of your door, with free access to the hotel aisles, so we've been surprised by a crazy lady in front of our room screaming at the guests. Rats all around the place, including I have found a piece of my cookie eaten by one just by my bed. Really sad.

Thank Fabio K
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

One star because they have free parking - seriously that is the ONLY good thing about this place. No bathmats provided for the floor after a shower. Only two towels, no hand towels, no washcloths. Only two flat pillows too. Bed was ok. They hose down the walkways and staircases outside the rooms daily because people piss there - this... More 

Thank Betsy M
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

If I could I would put 0 dots... I payed 135$ A NIGHT for it and the room was filthy, not sure if the sheets were clean, there were holes in the curtains and light filtered through, carpet looked disgusting. No toiletries and breakfast not included. LOTS of homeless people around at ALL HOURS of the day and a car... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Stayed for just a weekend for San fran pride. Hotel ok but could use a bit of an upgrade. Room was OK but a little bit noisy due to being fight next to the back stairs where a group of young guests used to sit late at night and talk a lot.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Civic Center Inn

Address: 790 Ellis St, San Francisco, CA 94109-7909
Location: United States > California > San Francisco
Price Range: $80 - $172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Civic Center Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 80
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Also Known As:
Civic Hotel San Francisco
Civic Center Hotel
Civic Center Motel
Travelodge San Francisco
Travel Lodge San Francisco
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