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The Grant Hotel
Ranked #127 of 228 Hotels in San Francisco
La Paz, Mexico
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“Great hotel!”
Reviewed July 31, 2013

We were in SF on July 23-27 and we stayed at The Grant.

Our room was 308, it was clean and confortable, and as other reviewers say, the hotel is perfect for people that are all day long sigthseeing and just want a clean, good located place to sleep.

The location of the hotel is great, adjacent to the Cable Car route and also on some MUNI buses routes, so is very very convenient.

The area is safe at night, and yes, the free breakfast is just coffee and muffins but there are good places nearby to eat.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed July 14, 2013

We stayed for four nights and we were happy with our room. The room was clean, spacious and beds comfortable.It is a No frills hotel but great for a family who is sightseeig all day and wants a clean safe room. We had a room that had a small window that looked out to Post Street. We loved this and didn't find it too noisy after a huge day of sightseeing. Location was excellent.It was a quite a safe part of San francisco & the laundromat two doors down was fantastic. The only bad thing about it was the smell in the hallway and foyer. There was no sign of the smell in our huge room.Great value,safe and good for families.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
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Cleveland, Ohio
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Reviewed July 1, 2013

Good location, nice stroll up on Powell street from Market street.
Room was large, a little outdated and had a funny smell.
The staff was very friendly and I ate some of the best muffins and pastry for breakfast, free.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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New Delhi
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed June 14, 2013

Good location, steep climb from the nearest subway station though. Nice large room we got at the back side, so we got a little less street noise I guess.

Room was clean and was well cleaned daily in our 4 night stay. would recommend it for people on a budget and not looking to spend a lot of time in the hotel


What wasn't very good was the front office staff wasn't very approachable or courteous. The wifi was free only in lobby area and breakfast was a few breads and coffee. Also we felt that the carpets in the hall way had a muggy smell and left our room windows open for air to come in

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
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Helsinki, Finland
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Reviewed May 29, 2013

We stayed here nine nights and we very pleased. It isn't luxurious but you can't expect that either from a two star hotel or for the price. The best part was location: 5-10 minutes to Union Square but still on a quiterer street. Also cable car stop is very close.

The room and other areas were clean; there was a daily cleaning and change of towels. There was an issue with our toilet once but the cleaning lady fixed it quickly before we even asked about it. The breakfast included muffins and other pastries, so ok if you can live with that, I usually bought some fruit etc from the Walgreen's nearby. There was coffee and a few sorts of tea too.

Bed was comfortable but earplugs were needed occationally at night because of the noice from the street (even though we were on the fifth floor).

Room Tip: Our room (502) on the top floor was spacious enough for two and clean. It had some noice from the st...
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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
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Brookline, Massachusetts
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Reviewed May 26, 2013

I may have been luckier than other guests posting here, but we had an excellent experience. I preferred a better hotel, but SF was very busy and classier hotels were very high for this period. We reluctantly booked the Grant and were quite pleased.

Yes, you get what you pay for, but we had a good rate and a larger room on the back of the hotel, 5th floor. The room and linens were quite clean, with new carpet, nice bathroom and reasonably quiet. The hotel was sold out all of the five nights we were there, but we were not disturbed. The majority of guests were Europeans or Asians; we had a good time visiting over breakfast and elsewhere. Breakfast is ok but not great. Staff were very nice.

Location is good. I'd not hesitate to stay there again.

Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed May 18, 2013 via mobile

They make you pay for internet service in your room, only free net in lobby, place was cute but real old, someone along the way took a shot at renovation and failed, missing tiles in bathroom, mold in tub, ( see pics) . The free wifi thig is a good reason to avoid, the front desk was no help, all kind of rules, no coffee after certi. Times etc, also no cell service in your room. Just skip this place

  • Stayed May 2013
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Property: The Grant Hotel
Address: 753 Bush Street, San Francisco, CA 94108-3402
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Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Union Square
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#16 Best Value Hotel in San Francisco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — The Grant Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 76
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