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“Good choice for a moderately priced hotel”
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The Nob Hill Inn
Ranked #15 of 72 San Francisco B&B and Inns
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Reviewed May 30, 2006

You can't compare this hotel to the Ritz or the Four Seasons which are can't miss places to stay in SF, but then again it doesn't cost $500 a night either. We just needed a place to stay since we had a full itinerary which included my kids first Giants game so this was a good choice during Memorial day weekend. Beware of the rooms directly on Pine because the street noise is a big concern. Service was outstanding during our stay. Afternoon tea, although not quite the Empress Hotel afternoon tea, was nice and a good opportunity to wind down after a busy day. We had a two room suite which was spacious. The decor was B&B style which my wife loves. The building is a hundred years old which lends itself to 100 years of people living in that space-I don't want to spell this part out. The kitchen was handy and the continental breakfast was reasonable. A couple of small grocery stores within a block which proved convenient. Location is good and parking at the Masonic was $27 a night. I can recomend this hotel but can't rave about it since two of my favorite hotels mentioned above are just one mile away. But if your looking for a moderately priced hotel this is a great choice. The same space at the 4S would cost $800 night (ouch). I just could not pass up the deal that I got at this hotel. That made the stay even sweeter.

Stayed: May 2006
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Reviewed November 18, 2005

My wife and son were in town for a few days, we chose this hotel because of its affiliation with VRI. I was skeptical after reading numerous bad reviews on different sites.

I'm happy to report that we had a great stay. We didn't have a car so we didn't have any parking issues, costs, problems. We took a car to & from SFO, and cabbed when neccessary, other wise the cable cars & walked.

We were all very happy with the accomodations, especially me, I enjoyed the wine tasting in the sitting room.(yum!)

The location is primo, a (funny) steep hill/street leads you one block up to the cable car. Get the all day pass, take the cable cars to Union Sq. (Macy's, etc) and ride the Powell-Hyde car to Fisherman's Wharf (hours of fun!) The staff was helpful & generally nice. They were happy to call cabs for us. We had the Crocker room which was ample and attractive, our son slept on the couch we had a nice private bedroom with poster bed. Great bathroom! Attractive cabinetry in kitchen area.

I also suggest taking a sightseeing tour (open double decker bus was informative and fun) and I highly recommend the "Aquarium Under the Bay" "wow!"

We're looking forward to returning to S.F and Nob Hill.

  • Stayed: November 2005
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Reviewed October 10, 2005

Wonderful location and friendly staff! Our room faced the street and was noisy at night but that is all apart of staying downtown. Continental breakfast was great also! We got to walk everywhere or take the cable cars. Cozy atmosphere!

  • Stayed: October 2005
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Reviewed January 2, 2005

The hotel was just ok. My husband & 12 month old stayed at the hotel for a week. The rooms are very small. The bathroom is almost as big as the room. The decor was ok, the staff was ok (although I think a woman with a baby in a stroller deserves some help getting on the elevator & deserves to have help when the elevator was out of services & had to climb the stairs all the way to 3rd floor with a baby, stroller & pakages, each & every time the staff stood & did nothing) the breakfast was ok. Just an ok place with ill mannered staff.

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Reviewed June 16, 2003

My fiance and I have taken three trips to San Francisco and have stayed at the inn each time. The rooms are great and the hotel itself is beautiful. But the location is one of the best parts. it is within walking distance to many restaurants and bars and china town..even the warf if you like a longer walk. We would never stay anywhere else.

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Reviewed June 6, 2017
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  • Stayed: October 2016, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed December 24, 2016 via mobile
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Stayed: December 2016, traveled as a couple
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Address: 1000 Pine St, At Taylor Street, San Francisco, CA 94109-5032
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Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Nob Hill
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Ranked #15 of 72 B&Bs / Inns in San Francisco
Price Range: $184 - $403 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Nob Hill Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 21
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