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Caloocan, Philippines
Reviewed 3 November 2016

We were supposed to stay at this hotel for 5 nights because our other hotel was full. Since we came from over-seas, it's natural to have more than one luggage per person. We booked this via HotelOne but since no money was involved, except for card details, we decided to drop by to confirm our stay, and to ask if...

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Jax, FL
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Good hotel for budget tourist and business especially if vicinity is Chinatown. Room was adequate and simple. Decor same, yet tasteful. Beds are firm. Towels could use more bleach. Breakfast room is more like a break room with similar offerings. Hoarding and waste is discouraged so make sure you have your breakfast ticket before entering. One way shuttle to airport...

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Las Vegas, New Mexico
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Excellent location, reasonably priced, clean, and will stay again. Not sure what folks are looking for when the give this place poor ratings? This place isn't the Ritz, nor does it claim to be. It's well run, safe, clean, has a spartan continental breakfast included, and it's fairly priced. The rooms are loud and small, due to street noise, but...

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Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We just stayed here for 8 days. Don't ever stay here unless you are desperate and there is nothing else. The only thing going for it is that it's very centrally located. That's it. We emailed ahead asking for a twin and they didn't reply to us until we arrived so if was too late for us to cancel our...

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Reviewed 6 October 2016

Found this hotel on the internet by chance as it was not displayed on Priceline or other travel websites that I surfed. I needed a hotel where I could book 13 consecutive weeks for one night each week. The hotel is located adjacent to the archway Dragon's Gate as you enter the heart of Chinatown, close to Union Square and...

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Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed for two night, the location is excellent, very close to union square and in the corner were you can take the hop on hop off buses. We stayed in a queen bed room, very small, was clean, but has not air conditioner, the hot water easy to regulate. The breakfast very cheap, just carbs, bread, cereal, coffee, orange...

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phoenix
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

We absolutely were thrilled with the location of this hotel! We have visited the city several times and have stayed at over 12 other hotels. But the best kept secret was how friendly the staff are and how comfortable the newly remodeled rooms were too! Keep in mind, this building has an old world charm, that greets any traveler who...

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Reviewed 31 August 2016

Full Disclosure: would probably rate this 3 1/2 stars until they get ice/coke machine and fans in the rooms. Could only do 3 or 4 stars and don't want to knock the place for what was essentially a minor flaw. The hotel is undergoing massive renovations so don't pay any attention to reviews that are more than a few months...

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Chisinau, Moldova
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Pros - Very good location - Newly renovated - Clean rooms and fully equiped baths - Comfortable for business trips - Good internet connection Cons - The smell, I noticed it in many hotels similar to this one (but you get used to it) - If you get a room with the view to the street, it is very noisy...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 25 May 2016

If you are those type of travelers that leave hotel in the morning and return at night after a day exploring the city and look for a clean room and shower this is perfect place regarding the: - Price - Location, less than 10 minutes walk to Union Square, many breakfast and food places around, two Starbucks , in front...

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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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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
SF Plaza Hotel is at the heart of San Francisco with many famous attractions nearby. It is the perfect walking distance to popular destinations, such as Chinatown, the Financial District and San Francisco's renowned Union Square. Our hotel is surrounded by amazing shopping, as well as an excellent variety of restaurants, museums and attractions. If you are looking to explore beyond the beautiful downtown area, we are just minutes away from public transportation including MUNI, the subway and the iconic San Francisco Cable Cars. Whether traveling for business or pleasure, we welcome guests from around the world looking for an affordable and comfortable place to stay in the wonderful city by the bay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about SF Plaza Hotel

Address: 510 Bush Street, San Francisco, CA 94108-3697 (Formerly Astoria Hotel)
Region: United States > California > San Francisco > Chinatown
Price Range: £91 - £136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — SF Plaza Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 64
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Astoria Hotel San Francisco
Astoria San Francisco
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“Would probably prefer a room with a view of Grant/Bush streets - courtyard room was somewhat stuffy.”
 of 5 bubbles ChrisATX23, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The rooms with the view inside the hotel might be better for sleep.”
 of 5 bubbles Marin_md, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“rooms at rear side have no view but quiet. street side has view with some noise.”
 of 5 bubbles Shahrokh1970, 25 May 2016 | Read review
“Back rooms quiet, front rooms not quiet but supposedly have some views.”
 of 5 bubbles W1187RJdavidp, 23 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Get a room away from Bush St (front).”
 of 5 bubbles MarkG451, 23 Dec 2015 | Read review
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