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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

well the room was clean on the first floor window locks did not work other than that location in Chinatown is great its near everything lots of things to do and see I walked from there to Market st in five minutes

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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is cheap comparet with the prices in San Francisco, but is what you pay for. The hotel inside smells bad and is old. The location of the hotel is very good close to the pier and is in a safety area. It was ok, but I will never come back.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 27 December 2016

You get what you see in their advertisement. As per SFO standards, it’s cheap, but if you compare with the rest of the US locations, you feel $100 - $130, its expensive. We stayed here for a night and used the room only for sleeping at night. Room was cramped but clean, mattress was OK. You have to use shared...

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Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Cheap and easy accomodation in a good location for the pier. As a couple we arrived late, slept and left early before exploring the city by foot. Cheap and cheerful place to stay. Don't expect luxury. Wouldn't stay here on my own.

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Satun, Thailand
Reviewed 20 November 2016

The good: Very nicely located near the Transamerica Building in Chinatown with plenty of good restaurants around. SF hotels are very expensive so anything under $100 a night is alluring. It can be easily reached by taking the #8 bus. The Suck: The whole place stinks of oldness, there are not enough bathrooms (especially in the mornings), you can hear...

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Reviewed 15 October 2016

On our road trip in the US is this the most expensive hotell of all hotels we are staying at, except the one we are staying at in NY and definitely the worst. You get less than you pay for. We got a tiny tiny room, with a tiny bed (queen size for two) Luckily we are not very big...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

I was held on hold 8 times but when front desk picked up phone 3 times, they just yelled at me wow. First lady picked up the phone I said I would like to confirm my reservation she asked me which hotel. I was confused and thought maybe I called to wrong hotel. I said your hotel "North Beach Hotel"....

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Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Since we only use hotels to sleep in, this place was perfect for us. Location was perfect for where we wanted to be: a block away from Little Italy and China Town and Peir 39. We didn't mind the shared bathrooms (as long as they were clean).

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Cottonwood, Arizona
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Good location and good price. Bad smell. The first thing we did was go out and buy a glade plug in and Clorox wipes. No air movement in room and a very bad smell. We were suppose to stay 5 night but left after 2.

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Mexico City, Mexico
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

So we all know: San Francisco Is expensive. And for Around 100 per night this was absolutely the best choice I could have picked up. Hotel Is average, there's some funny smell And rooms aré tiny as hell BUT the location was sheer perfection: safe, always alive And Great places to eat Around. If You only want an económic place...

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Chinatown
As the oldest in North America, San Francisco's Chinatown is an exotic experience. A unique neighbourhood decorated with colourful shops, historic streetlights, hanging lanterns, and pagoda roofs awaits behind the stone-carved dragon gates. Feast on dim sum at the tea houses, or meet the locals who gather at historic Portsmouth Square to play chess or practice Tai Chi. Fish markets, produce stands, tourist shops, jewelry stores, fortune tellers, temples and restaurants come together to create a world unto itself in this historic neighbourhood.
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Additional Information about Hotel North Beach

Address: 935 Kearny Street, San Francisco, CA 94133 (Formerly St. Paul Hotel)
Region: United States > California > San Francisco > Chinatown
Price Range: £44 - £91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel North Beach 2*
Number of rooms: 154
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“Rooms with city view”
 of 5 bubbles , 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“City view room, close to the washroom”
  • View from the fire escape of the street
  • View from the fire escape looking down the street (Business District on left, China town on righ
  • Room 159 3rd floor next to bathroom/shower (clean, small, but cozy)!
  • View from the fire escape showing the opposite street
  • Room 159 3rd floor next to bathroom/shower (clean, small, but cozy)!
  • View from fire escape of the Hotel sign
  • View from room 159
  • Room 159 3rd floor next to bathroom/shower (clean, small, but cozy)!
 of 5 bubbles nichollel2016, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“City View Room has better air flow”
 of 5 bubbles 44marlees, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
“As others suggested, perhaps ask for a room not facing the main street.”
 of 5 bubbles TravelArnie, 5 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Hopefully one that does not face the street.”
 of 5 bubbles 187andrewv, 29 Sep 2015 | Read review
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