This is a hotel that is good value for your money, considering its location very close to Union Square and the friendly staff. The front desk is always available for help or just a quick chat, and there are maps of San Francisco and tours available there. There are sometimes cookies available as well and that is always a nice surprise. Airport shuttle is also available from the hotel.
The room itself is cosy and nice, although a bit small. Our room did not have air-conditioning though so it can get a little stuffy at times and that's when we open the windows. The toilet and shower is a little small too but its good enough and clean.
The best thing is really the location as we could walk to almost everywhere. There are also so many eating places around the hotel so worrying about meals never crossed our minds. The front door is also locked so you are required to swipe your room card before you can enter the lobby and this enhanced security becomes really useful at night. Overall, it is definitely a hotel worth your money :)
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- At the pleasant 2 star Touchstone Hotel-City Center, you will be located in San Francisco's Union Square, surrounded by famous restaurants, luxury hotels, high-end galleries and exciting night life. Nob Hill, North Beach, Chinatown and the Moscone Convention Center are a leisurely stroll from our doors. A short 2 min walk will take you to Union Square, which offers some of the most sophisticated shopping on the West Coast. The famed Cable Cars are close enough for you to hear rumble by. The Touchstone Hotel-City Center offers 44 rooms blending old-world charm, new-world convenience and small-world comfort. Simply but pleasantly decorated and equipped with organic toiletries and complimentary bottled water. All rooms have their own en-suite bathroom. Internet is available throughout the hotel at no charge. There is an original 1950's deli/cafe adjacent to the hotel. Hotel guests receive a 25% discount coupon. The hotel provides a left luggage office and valet parking service at extra cost for 24 hours with unlimited in-and-out privileges. The Touchstone Hotel-City Center is very close to the city's efficient public transportation (25 min train ride from SFO). Great central location for this budget San Francisco hotel! ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Touchstone Hotel - City San Francisco