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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The rooms are very dirty and old. The building smelled like urine, drugs and dirty brothel. It is not a safe environment. We decided not to stay there. The front desk employee is very rude, not helpful at all. The price is way to much for a place like that. We found a much better hotel at a very similar... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The pictures I saw on booking.com from this hotel were so deceiving compared to what we encounterred when we checked in. The room smelled like feces and the comforters had brown stain on the inside part of them, it was so scary we booked anotehr hotel immediately and ran away. My impression is this is one of those places by... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights on a trip along the coast. Pictures on booking.com have been very well photo shopped. Halls smelt of urine, my room smelt of smoke, hardly any of the plugs worked in the room. For the money I paid though, it was central and a good place to get my head down!

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San Jose, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Rough part of town. Tip of Tenderloin. Big City stuff going on. Lots of homeless, drugs etc. So lots of yelling and noise and looking over your shoulder. If this is ok with you, and you are on a budget, then yes, stay here. It is clean, inside and the towels and sheets are properly laundered. On the plus side,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

We absolutely hated staying here. People were having sex in the walkways with prostitutes, people were selling cocaine and weed in the car park, homeless people at the rear car park we warning us our car will be broken into. Bed sheets had fag burns through them, mattress and sheets were dirty and stained. I felt threatened, depressed and extremely... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Not what was advertised in the pictures. Area around complex filled with homeless vagrants standing around watching your every move. Felt very intimidated. We left our car empty overnight because of the fear of things being stolen. On the office paperwork given to us on checkin, two notes mentioned your safety and also belongings left in your cars. Front desk... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

I had made a reservation on booking.com I got to the hotel and paid 700$ +100$deposit CASH We went to our room on the 2nd in the back rite by the stairs. Passed the heads in the hall ,on the stairs, and by my room which smelled like urine so bad,so bad . my girl was not happy and neither... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

First here is the good things about civic center inn. The guy at the front desk was really helpful...that's about it. Room smelled like urine and none of the lights worked so we were in complete darkness the TV didn't work either. I dropped my ring down behind the bed I pulled the bed out and there was a little... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

Rooms should've been cleaner. Beds are NOT queens. They are FULL mattresses. If you're okay with hearing your neighbors doing everything then go ahead but you're not going to be able to sleep because of constant noise at night. The message in the office is off putting because it says "our house, our rules." I'm sorry but that's not inviting... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

This motel has a very kind staff and quite good rooms but I have never been at such a horrible district in my whole life. We had a room on the ground floor of the street all night noise of cars and screaming drunk people. Under the windows of dozens of homeless, drunk and drugged people. The road to the... More 

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Civic Center Inn

Address: 790 Ellis St, San Francisco, CA 94109-7909
Location: United States > California > San Francisco
Price Range: $95 - $177 (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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