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The Grant Hotel
Ranked #126 of 227 Hotels in San Francisco
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2014

I stayed here for a 3 day conference and this was very conveniently placed. This is a plain and comfortable hotel with not too many frills attached. The room was clean and nicely done.The hotel is within walking distance of the downtown area which is a plus.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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4 Thank Roux72
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Clermont, Florida
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70 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2014

Staying downtown San Francisco can be expensive. The Grant Hotel is a good choice if you don't want to spend an enormous amount of money at a 5 Star Hotel. We just wanted a safe, clean room with a private bathroom. Many of the small hotels you have to share a bathroom and I wasn't interested in doing that. The room was small but I knew we weren't going to be spending a lot of time in the room since we came to see the sights of the city. The Grant also served coffee and sweet rolls in the morning. I would definitely stay there again.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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4 Thank Lisa P
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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165 reviews
95 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2014

The good:
- Good location (4 minute to Union square, although 1 minute is very steep walk)
- Price
- Room size - Stayed in a queen room which was surprisingly big (included bathtub, cloak room, ...)
- Clean
- Good service

The bad:
- In desperate need of renovation (new painting, sheets that are less than 20 years old)
- Breakfast - it is coffee, apple and some lame pastries

Summary - You'll go to it due to the price - and it is acceptable.

Room Tip: Rooms with outer windows enjoy fresh air, although more noise.
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  • Stayed February 2014, travelled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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5 Thank Avi28
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Cedar Creek, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2014

I stayed at the Grant during a business trip when all of the other reasonable options were sold out. The location was fantastic - just a few blocks to my office and the BART. The hotel and rooms are very clean. My room was really large. It had two double beds, a bedside table, a desk, a dresser, flatscreen tv and large vanity and bath area. The furnishings are a bit dated, the linens were well worn. There is no central air or heat, just a old style gas heater. The windows do open which was lovely. In the evenings, there was a lot of noise as I could hear people in the hall and going up the stairs.

All in all, it was not a bad stay and I would definitely stay here again.

Room Tip: 106 is right next to the stairs, you will hear traffic at night.
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  • Stayed January 2014, travelled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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8 Thank Julie S
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Werribee, Australia
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2014 via mobile

No I'm not a fussy person.. I have never posted a negative review but this place warrants one.. The lady at the counter was rude and miserable, the room was small, outdated and he linen was from the 40s (we didn't mind that, because of the price it was what we expected) and worst of all the whole place smells like cat urine.. We didn't spend much time in our hotel because the rest of San Francisco was amazing but I will never forget returning to our room at night and leaving in the morning and having to endure that awful smell. We will not be staying here when we return later this year

Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2013

We stayed here because of location. Overall it was a great experience. The room was very clean and we had all we needed. The hotel provided free coffee, pastries and apples every morning. For the price we got more than we expected. Great location and great stay.

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Property: The Grant Hotel
Address: 753 Bush Street, San Francisco, CA 94108-3402
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Region: United States > California > San Francisco > Union Square
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#21 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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