The positive: Very kind & helpful staff, there was a complimentary wine tasting taking place in the lobby when we arrived which was a nice surprise, rooms were clean.
The negative: Based on the photos we saw online when we booked and the description of location, we were disappointed. We were expecting more. The hotel was very old and was not in the greatest area. We definitely felt a bit nervous walking around at night. The website we booked on said this hotel was in the Union Square area, but it definitely was not, we had to walk at least 15 minutes to get to our restaurant which WAS in the Union Square area. The rooms were very old and small. I would not stay here again.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Opal San Francisco is in the heart of San Francisco, walking distance to Union Square, Chinatown, Civic Center, and more! This family-friendly hotel is close to Union Square and Lombard Street. Make yourself at home in one of the 167 air-conditioned rooms featuring iPod docking stations and LED televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with bathtubs or showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include desks and irons/ironing boards, as well as phones with free local calls. Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as a fitness center, or other amenities including complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services. This hotel also features tour/ticket assistance and assistance with planning your day. Satisfy your appetite at the Mel's Diner, which serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, or grab a snack at the many nearby restaurants. Featured amenities include limited onsite gated parking (for $41/tax per night), on-site ATM, ice machine, vending machines, and dry cleaning/laundry services. A shuttle from the hotel to the airport is provided for a surcharge (available on request). ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- The Opal San Francisco Hotel San Francisco
- Opal Hotel San Francisco
- Opal San Francisco