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Travelodge San Francisco Central
Ranked #208 of 229 Hotels in San Francisco
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Reviewed August 18, 2013

My friend and I drove 3 hours from Mendocino county to San Francisco to pick up a friend from the airport. Upon arrival to the bay área we were informed that his flight was delayed until 6 am the following morning. With only a limited amount of cash between the two of us and it being late at night and almost imposible for us to drive back, we would either have to find a reasonable hotel or spend a sleepless night waiting in our car. We found the Travelodge Central and inquired about price. They could not accept a credit card without it being physically present to swipe it to charge it, which was not an option. We had enough cash for the price of the room, but just barely. What we did not have was the required deposit for cash paying customers. At first the receptionist was very resistant to helping us out, using his city mentality to rationalize that "nice guys finish last" and that he could not do anything. Upon scraping together the change in our vehicle from the floorboards and behind the seat cushions, and asking him to please have compassion, he was able to lower the price of the room enough to allow the the money we had to cover the cost and the necessary deposit. His name is Delfin, and I applaud him for his kindness and his willingness to trust and go against his corporate mindset to help a fellow human being in need. If we had more people willing to do this in the world, we would live in a very different place. I hope his superiors recognize this and that I will recommend Travelodge to my friends and stay there in the future because of this one kind act and hope they reward him accordingly. Thank you Delfin!

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Property: Travelodge San Francisco Central
Address: 1707 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94103-1218
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Location: United States > California > San Francisco > SoMa
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #208 of 229 Hotels in San Francisco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Travelodge San Francisco Central 2*
Number of rooms: 84
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in the heart of San Francisco, on Market Street, midway between downtown and the colorful Castro District, our hotel is the perfect place for travelers to stay when visiting San Francisco. All our rooms feature in-room coffee, safe and hairdryer, telephone data port, and cable television with HBO/CNN/ESPN. Guests also enjoy a free continental breakfast and weekday USA Today newspaper in the lobby. ... more   less 
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