The two stars are for the excellent and helpful staff, and for the fact that the bedroom was clean and comfortable (though I did leave covered in bite marks, which I suspect was from the bed but can't be 100% sure). Unfortunately it is a really unpleasant area which meant we ended up spending money on taxis to take us back at night, thus negating the cost saving.
I thought I had paid for the premium room as specified on the website, but I was told that the prices had since changed but the website hadn't been updated which is pretty poor.
The breakfast was quite good and there was plenty of space to relax in the bar, lobby and mezzanine. Wifi didn't work for most of our stay.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Experience budget travel at its best: Both private and shared rooms available (only 4-5 beds per dorm), all rooms with private bathroom, restaurant-quality guest kitchen, cafe serving free continental breakfast, free WiFi, DSL Internet lounge, free linens and towels, daily housekeeping, keycard security, plush common areas, free/low-cost daily activities and tours, and no curfews, chores, or lockouts. Recently renovated 1920s hotel near San Francisco's best affordable restaurants, diverse nightlife, and world-class Civic Center arts district. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Hostelling International San Francisco City Hotel San Francisco