This hotel is on the EDGE of the Tenderloin. My husband and I traveled to and from the hotel at all hours with no problems. I never felt threatened or scared. You will come across homeless people in all areas if the city. That being said, there is a larger than normal population of homeless on this block. When exiting the hotel, turn left and you are immediately in a good area. Very close to Union Square but without the prices of Union Square hotels. The people at the desk were also friendly and accommodating. On the other hand, the rooms were tiny and old. The tub was peeling and the shower head wouldn't stay in place. We were in a corner room and heard the street traffic ALL night. We read the reviews beforehand and were prepared for what we got, knowing most of our time would be spent touring the city. If you're looking for a cheap hotel to simply sleep in (and you're a heavy sleeper), stay here. If you want to spend time in the room and don't mind spending the extra money, stay somewhere else.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Hotel Metropolis embodies the quintessential urban hotel experience and offers a unique perspective on the grit and beauty of city life. This non-smoking boutique hotel features 105-rooms among ten stories of a historical building located in the heart of downtown San Francisco.The convenient location provides quick access to many of San Francisco's top attractions and destinations. The hotel is located just one-block from Westfield San Francisco Shopping Centre and Cable Cars that will take you to Fisherman's Wharf and Pier 39. Three blocks away are Union Square and Moscone Convention Center. The Hotel Metropolis is well suited for vacationers, families, convention goers and business travelers alike. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Metropolis Hotel San Francisco
- Metropolis San Francisco