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#13 of 227 hotels in San Francisco
18 travelers mentioned "unique place" and "unique boutique hotel" when describing this hotel.
  • "If you are looking for a unique place to stay in SF this is definitely the place to go! My fiance and I stayed here for the weekend to celebrate his birthday and we couldn't have..."
  • "Unique boutique hotel in the heart of Union Square in San Francisco. Perfect location to access public transport to get anywhere in the city. Hotel is a stop right on the Powell..."
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#23 of 227 hotels in San Francisco
9 travelers mentioned "unique boutique hotel" and "unique room" when describing this hotel.
  • "Really friendly service in a unique boutique hotel. Great spot just south of Market, a few minutes stroll from Union Square. Room was a nice size, we were there for 3 nights. The..."
  • "When I arrived, I found out that they had accidentally overbooked this unique room and someone else was staying in it. Instead of just apologizing and putting me in a standard room..."
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#5 of 227 hotels in San Francisco
8 travelers mentioned "unique hotel" and "unique boutique hotel" when describing this hotel.
  • "and he had a ready spare! A fantastic stay, great location and a lovely, unique hotel. Will definitely recommend it to friends and family...."
  • "Very charming and unique boutique hotel that has sold me on the concept. I will never bother with another hotel when I visit San Francisco again, which I hope to do soon. Stop..."
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#20 of 227 hotels in San Francisco
7 travelers mentioned "unique hotel" and "unique rooms" when describing this hotel.
  • "It's not cheap, but if you can afford it, the Fairmont is truly worth it as a special and relatively unique Hotel experience. Highly recommended...."
  • "me back I recommend either a signature room on a high floor or one of the unique rooms in the old part of the hotel. Both are spacious and recently renovated...."
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#12 of 227 hotels in San Francisco
55 travelers mentioned "unique room" and "unique hotel" when describing this hotel.
  • "Unique room decor. Quiet. Usually a line at the concierge's desk who was very patient with each request. If you prefer to handle your own bags, you have to be a bit assertive..."
  • "room only. A very lovely and unique hotel, and loads of fun nearby. Plus Starbucks and Ben and Jerry's downstairs. We'll be returning!..."
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#16 of 227 hotels in San Francisco
4 travelers mentioned "unique" when describing this hotel.
  • "I attribute this to the unique layout of room locations. Price was excellent. Next trip, I'm definitely choosing The Orchard for lodging...."
  • "The room was beautiful and had a very unique look. It was very clean and smelled very clean. It is located within walking distance to great restaurants and attractions . But best of..."
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#35 of 227 hotels in San Francisco
8 travelers mentioned "unique" when describing this hotel.
  • "next trip to the city. The Galleria Park Hotel is all that a boutique hotel should be.....unique and special. A true San Francisco gem!..."
  • "Great location, interior, staff, proximity to great areas. It is unique, boutique-style, and will be our go-to hotel for years to come!..."
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#58 of 227 hotels in San Francisco
  • "Booked the hotel for two nights through Hotwire and got the hotel zelos. I regularly book through Hotwire and have never had such a nice centrally located hotel! I couldn't fault anything! The staff ..."
  • ":) faces Lots of stores the area. Good shopping experience. I have a thing for the container store... and it's right next store! Lots of food close by, particularly the mall.. good variety of food, ..."
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#42 of 227 hotels in San Francisco
3 travelers mentioned "unique retreat" and "unique" when describing this hotel.
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#1 of 227 hotels in San Francisco
8 travelers mentioned "unique" when describing this hotel.
  • "It's a very distinctive location and provides for a unique SF experience...far away from the tourist crowds often seen at other SF hotels. Our rooms was very comfortable and well..."
  • "This is the kind of small hotel that gets it right by offering a very personal and unique service - the hotel wasn't perhaps as luxurious in terms of decor as a mega 5-star chain..."
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#77 of 227 hotels in San Francisco
10 travelers mentioned "unique building" and "unique motel" when describing this hotel.
  • "The elevators are roomy enough to house an upholstered bench! If curious about the history of this unique building, ask at the front desk; they can give you a copy of an..."
  • "Incorporating a theatre, a motel, meeting rooms and goodness knows what else this centrally located unique motel in central San Francisco is an absolute classic. Oozing 1920's..."
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#22 of 227 hotels in San Francisco
43 travelers mentioned "unique" and "unique hotel" when describing this hotel.
  • "This very old, unique hotel is in a fabulous location and walking distance to many experiences. It was built in the early 1900's but has been kept up quite well. Even the old..."
  • "It was a unique hotel, with interesting artwork and theming. My room was very quiet and clean; the bathroom was a bit pokey, but had everything I needed. The complimentary breakfast..."
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#10 of 227 hotels in San Francisco
10 travelers mentioned "unique place" and "unique hotel" when describing this hotel.
  • "What a gorgeous, unique place! You can feel the history, right now to the comically short shower heads, but all of it works as an experience. The event itself was really great..."
  • "The unique hotel ambiance and purpose was greatly appreciated...and an unexpected bonus, having never stayed at the property previously.” And another said: “I loved it! The staff..."
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#39 of 227 hotels in San Francisco
23 travelers mentioned "unique boutique hotels" and "unique hotel" when describing this hotel.
  • "This is a Kimpton property which consistently means excellent service, unique boutique hotels, and great locations. The Monaco is no exception. The lobby is a delight--they just don..."
  • "I also appreciated the little touches that make Kimpton such a unique hotel chain like the ability to request a goldfish for your room if you are away from your pet. They also do..."
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#54 of 227 hotels in San Francisco
7 travelers mentioned "unique hotel" and "unique place" when describing this hotel.
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#30 of 227 hotels in San Francisco
5 travelers mentioned "unique" when describing this hotel.
  • "The location is perfect and the energy of the place is both unique and remarkable. I know this seems like a lot of hyperbole. I promise you that it accurately reflects the hotel..."
  • "I would, because I believe the service and atmosphere at Hotel Vitale is just that unique and that special. It is quite possible that my standards have been raised so high, that no..."
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#51 of 227 hotels in San Francisco
5 travelers mentioned "unique" when describing this hotel.
  • "As with all other Kimpton hotels, the Harbor Court was unique, the rooms were comfortable, the facilities were pet-friendly (though we didn't have ours, and the service was top..."
  • "We prefer the unique and personalized essence of this hotel over a large cookie cutter approach. We consider our stay here as our home away from home...."
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#8 of 227 hotels in San Francisco
11 travelers mentioned "unique places" and "unique" when describing this hotel.
  • "This is the place for people who like to try new, unique places. VERY comfortable beds, great service, and a fun experience. I would say this is geared more toward older couples or..."
  • "this Inn provides. It's a unique old building, our room had a fireplace and kitchenette and it was very comfortable. Highly recommended!..."
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#7 of 227 hotels in San Francisco
3 travelers mentioned "unique place" and "unique" when describing this hotel.
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#57 of 227 hotels in San Francisco
13 travelers mentioned "unique hotel" when describing this hotel.
  • "for a terrific visit to the city. I would recommend this hotel to anyone interested in a unique hotel experience. Again, staff was great...."
  • "Unique hotel in excellent location. There are lots of good food and shopping in close proximity. The room was very clean and quiet. G-hosts, especially David J, were very helpful..."
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#67 of 227 hotels in San Francisco
48 travelers mentioned "unique hotel" and "unique hotels" when describing this hotel.
  • "for a free night when we return. That is what I call customer service! Bravo Triton! We will return to this wonderful and unique hotel...."
  • "It was a great place to start and finish each day and it must be one of the most unique hotels in the city -- definitely not a cookie-cutter corporate hotel experience...."
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#32 of 227 hotels in San Francisco
6 travelers mentioned "unique" when describing this hotel.
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#28 of 227 hotels in San Francisco
6 travelers mentioned "unique" when describing this hotel.
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#40 of 227 hotels in San Francisco
8 travelers mentioned "unique" when describing this hotel.
  • "There is a lots of unique lighting throughout the space. The room has hardwood floors, and gray walls, with subtle bursts of color in the area rugs and a picture on the wall..."
  • "There are several unique items that they have decorated the hotel with. We enjoyed our stay but as far as things to do in the hotel on cold wet rainy San Francisco days, or to get..."
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#41 of 227 hotels in San Francisco
  • "This was a nice hotel but there wasn't a lot of amenities such as room service, valet, or spa. The bell service was slow but the front desk staff was very kind and accomadating for what it's worth. Th..."
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#43 of 227 hotels in San Francisco
16 travelers mentioned "unique boutique hotel" and "unique hotel" when describing this hotel.
  • "to Starbucks, Union Square, and the waterfront. If you're looking for a unique boutique hotel with historic charm, this is your place...."
  • "It is a unique hotel located near many attractions. The complementary wine and live music in the lobby in the evening was a bonus. The rooms are smaller than many chain hotels but..."
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#44 of 227 hotels in San Francisco
11 travelers mentioned "unique hotel" when describing this hotel.
  • "The decor was amazing and felt like a very unique hotel, and perfectly suited for San Francisco. Hubs and I were upgraded to a suite due to a booking mixup and my 4 boys (10, 13, 15..."
  • "Breakfast dining options were varied and enjoyable. Would definitely recommend this property if you are looking to stay at a unique hotel...."
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#73 of 227 hotels in San Francisco
23 travelers mentioned "unique place" and "unique rooms" when describing this hotel.
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#17 of 227 hotels in San Francisco
14 travelers mentioned "unique place" and "unique hotel" when describing this hotel.
  • "The Phoenix is the most unique place in SF that I have ever stayed in. It has a super cool vibe for folks who don't want the typical tourist stay in the city. The nightlife outside..."
  • "If you're headed to the City to an event near the Civic Center and want a unique hotel experience, then the Phoenix is a great choice. We've been there several times and are always..."
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#31 of 227 hotels in San Francisco
6 travelers mentioned "unique motel" and "unique boutique hotel" when describing this hotel.
  • "and Tiffany was were super friendly and accommodating. I will recommend this unique motel to everyone . It is a unique gem in San Francisco...."
  • "It's an adorable, unique boutique hotel that is within walking distance of a large number of San Francisco's many sights. It's also convenient for public transportation. We did have..."
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