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Hotel Adagio, Autograph Collection
Ranked #54 of 229 Hotels in San Francisco
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Spicewood, Texas
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88 reviews
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“Overall a good visit”
Reviewed 4 December 2013

Stayed one night on a whirlwind tour of San Francisco. Rooms are large and relatively well appointed but not quite 4 star IMO. Bed and linens were fantastic. Despite the drunk loud lunatics that were returning to their rooms at 4 AM the room was amazingly quiet. The free Starbucks coffee stand outside the lobby level elevators was a really nice touch (and greatly appreciated in the morning).

Like some other reviewers noted the area immediately surrounding the hotel is filthy. There are some great destinations and cool bars and restaurants within walking distance so if you map out where you're going, walk briskly and ignore the negative crap it's still a good time.

The lobby and the bar seemed understaffed so the service was slow but the staff was friendly. There are many fine hotels in the area. I'm sure this is one of them.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled with family
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WarmRegards, General Manager at Hotel Adagio, Autograph Collection, responded to this review, 14 December 2013
We are extremely pleased, callmaniac, to hear that you enjoyed an overall good visit while staying with us. Thank you for noting our Luxe Egyptian cotton linens and comfortable beds. They certainly are fantastic! We apologize for the noise disturbance due to neighboring guests and appreciate your patience and understanding. Thank you for also bringing to our attention the delay in service you received so that we may follow up and make the proper adjustments. We agree with you 100%; Hotel Adagio is definitely one of the finest hotels in the San Francisco area! Our staff anxiously awaits the next opportunity to serve you and your family again.

Best Regards,
Michael Pace, General Manager
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Reviewed 4 December 2013 via mobile

A marriott hotel. Newly redone rooms are nicely appointed. Doesn't feel like a chain. Love the hand lotion. Quiet rooms. Breakfast was delicious. Attentive and friendly staff. Few easy walking blocks from union square. Bathrooms totally redone. I'd recommend the hotel.

Stayed December 2013, travelled on business
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WarmRegards, General Manager at Hotel Adagio, Autograph Collection, responded to this review, 14 December 2013
Thank you, Richard Y, for choosing to experience Hotel Adagio during your recent business visit to the San Francisco area. As you mentioned, we are a newly renovated boutique hotel and the newest member of Marriott’s Autograph Collection. It is wonderful to receive your lovely compliments and excellent rating. Thank you for mentioning our nicely appointed rooms, luxury bath products and attentive staff. We aim to provide a memorable experience with personalized service to each of our guests, and hope to have the pleasure of delivering that to you again soon.

Kindest Regards,
Michael Pace, General Manager
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Reviewed 30 November 2013 via mobile

Nice classy rooms. Clean. Spacious. The staff in the reception is nice, but the reception is often understaffed so if you call or try to see them (e.g. on check out) it may take a while. There are only a couple of elevators so if you don't want to wait for those you might want to take stairs.

Stayed December 2013, travelled solo
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WarmRegards, General Manager at Hotel Adagio, Autograph Collection, responded to this review, 11 December 2013
Der rutigi,

We are very pleased you had a great stay at Hotel Adagio. Thank you for bringing to our attention the delay you experienced upon check out, as we have immediately followed up with our staff on this. Please accept our apology and be assured that this has been addressed to ensure it doesn't happen again. We take great pride in delivering a superior level of service to each and every one of our guests, and we appreciate your patience on this rare occasion that we missed our mark. Thank you very much for sharing that you enjoyed our sophisticated accommodations and incredible San Francisco location!

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Michael Pace, General Manager
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Reviewed 29 November 2013 via mobile

Large rooms, very friendly staff in the reception and the restaurant ( try the chocolate waffle). I was quite satisfied. It is also 5 minutes away from union square, which is nice if you lev shopping....

Stayed September 2013, travelled solo
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WarmRegards, General Manager at Hotel Adagio, Autograph Collection, responded to this review, 11 December 2013
We loved having you as our guest, Georges-P-Stephan! Thank you for such a wonderful review and recommendation. We are certain that other travelers will find your chocolate waffle suggestion extremely satisfying also. It's great that our very close proximity to Union Square was convenient for you. There are quite a lot of nearby San Francisco attractions that our guests enjoy visiting during their stay with us. We hope you will be back to enjoy all that Hotel Adagio and our exciting city has to offer very soon.

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Michael Pace, General Manager
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Reviewed 26 November 2013

We stayed here in mid-November for 2 nights, and really enjoyed Hotel Adagio. The lobby is open and inviting with a contemporary/posh style lounge on one side and a full bar on the other. The room was very comfortable, and equally stylish. We were on the 11th floor, well above any potential street noise, so I can't comment on whether it existed or not. The furniture was updated and sleek, and the bathroom and fixtures were modern and minimalistic. The towels were the softest hotel bathrooms I've ever experienced, so it's worth mentioning. The queen sized bed was very comfortable and really hit the spot. Breakfast at the hotel restaurant had a pretty good selection of standards and local fare. The wait staff seemed a little distracted when we were there, but there were only 3 other tables, but the food was great. The bar also had a wide selection, and a very friendly and knowledgeable bartending staff to compliment. HA is conveniently located - an easy 1.5 mi walk to the port, and a hilly 1.5 from Pier 39. Across the street is a bar/nightclub, and a number of restaurants and shopping spots are in close proximity.

Lastly, others have commented on the indigent roaming Geary. I walked around quite a bit during my visit, and the SF homeless population seemed larger than what I've experienced in other cities. So I wouldn't say that there are more of these individuals around HA in particular, just more in the city in general.

In short, we would highly recommend HA, and will definitely consider staying here in the future.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled on business
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WarmRegards, General Manager at Hotel Adagio, Autograph Collection, responded to this review, 11 December 2013
We always thoroughly enjoy hearing about our guests' stylish and comfortable experiences with us! Thank you for taking the time to give us your compliments on our amazing accommodations and location, and for also pointing out that there is a homeless population in our city as a whole, not any more around our location in particular. Your high recommendation and 5 star rating is exactly what we strive to achieve and is greatly appreciated! We would be honored to have you as our loyal guest and look forward to seeing you again.

Kindest Regards,
Michael Pace, General Manager
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Reviewed 26 November 2013

Just stayed one night at the Adagio in a King room. Nicely appointed and very clean. Shower/toilet area was a little small but the room itself was very spacious and comfortable. The staff was super friendly and accommodating, especially the front desk clerks. It had a nice looking bar, but we didn't get a chance to have a drink. The location is really great, super close to Union Square and the Curran theater is a half block away. Lots of restaurants and bars nearby as well. You can walk to all sorts of stuff. I would definitely stay here again when I am in SF.

Room Tip: Ask for upper floors. Its quieter and Geary st. is kind of loud.
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  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
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WarmRegards, General Manager at Hotel Adagio, Autograph Collection, responded to this review, 9 December 2013
Dear MendoFan1,

Your insight on your stay at Hotel Adagio always very important to us! Thank you for completing the review and for sharing some of the wonderful details that keep our guests coming back. Our mixologists at our new and stylish cocktail lounge, The Mortimer, are looking forward to crafting a specialty drink just for you on your next stay! Again, thank you for your fantastic rating and review.

Best,
Michael Pace, General Manager
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Wellington, New Zealand
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Reviewed 18 November 2013

awesome! good sized rooms with superb furnishings. Really appreciated 24 hour coffe/tea in lobby. The only slight disadvantage was the restaurant wasn't open for dinner but instead availabilty was in the small and rather noisy bar. However there are so many eating places around it wasn't a biggie.

Room Tip: were on the 12th floor and there was no noise at all
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  • Stayed November 2013, travelled with family
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WarmRegards, General Manager at Hotel Adagio, Autograph Collection, responded to this review, 21 November 2013
Dar brooklyn022,

Thank you very much for writing about how much you enjoyed an awesome experience at Hotel Adagio! Our breakfast room, The Green Room, is only open from Monday - Friday 6:30 am - 9:30am and Saturday & Sunday 7:30 am - 10:30 am. We apologize for any inconvenience this caused you. As you mentioned, our area is certainly filled with a wide variety of dining options, and we hope you enjoyed your choices. Again, thank you. We appreciate your business and your review.

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Property: Hotel Adagio, Autograph Collection
Address: 550 Geary St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1650
Region: United States > California > San Francisco
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#21 Business Hotel in San Francisco
#30 Luxury Hotel in San Francisco
#33 Green Hotel in San Francisco
#47 Family Hotel in San Francisco
#54 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £££
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Adagio, Autograph Collection 4*
Number of rooms: 171
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Adagio, Autograph Collection features a fresh design that bridges its Spanish Colonial Revival architectural roots to a clean and contemporary design aesthetic. In the heart of San Francisco's theater, dining and shopping districts, the Adagio is the perfect destination for exploring whether you're visiting on business or pleasure. Uniquely San Franciscan and clearly Californian, Hotel Adagio offers a pace and atmosphere that is luxuriant and aromatic. ... more   less 
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