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“Good price and great location”
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The Metro Hotel
Ranked #32 of 229 Hotels in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 2 June 2012

We wanted to walk everywhere and the Metro was right in the centre of the City. We would highly recommend this place albeit our room was a little small. Our top recommendation would be for those parking on the street. Check with the friendly staff about the weird parking requirements or you will end up with a parking ticket like we did!

  • Stayed: May 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 31 May 2012

The Metro has a great staff -- friendly, accommodating, more like concierges than receptionists. It is no-frills, without a restaurant, but in a swell walking neighborhood with many choices. Nice cafe on the corner.

The price for SF is *unbelievably* low. The shady backyard with patio tables is a lovely amenity.

Note that all of the rooms are upstairs, and there is no elevator so it isn't really handicap accessible. Now that my elderly mom has trouble climbing so many stairs, we can't stay any more -- but otherwise we'd be there in a heartbeat.

Stayed: June 2011, travelled with family
2  Thank herone
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Reviewed 28 May 2012

Nice hotel with a spacious room at an affordable price. Location in a quiet area with free parking along the streets some blocks around. Thought not in the center of the center of SF, it is easily accessible with the bus. Staff was very friendly.

  • Stayed: May 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 26 May 2012

Great little hotel, I arrived to find I had a free room upgrade (this suited me fine). The room and bathroom were clean and comfortable and at a fantastic price.
The staff were helpful and gave me great advise of local attractions and good coffee stops.
Close to a hop on hop off bus tour stop, public transport, neat shops, and plenty of vegetarian eateries nearby. It is in a flat area of the street, so no giant uphill hikes after a long day of sightseeing.
Quiet and peaceful courtyard out the back, and the restaurant below served me good food and beer!
I loved staying here and happily come back next time I'm in San Francisco.

  • Stayed: April 2012, travelled solo
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3  Thank kiwichick13
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Reviewed 8 May 2012

When I come to SF, i don't like to stay in the Union Square/Downtown area, I just don't like the area and it's way to close to the dumpy Tenderloin. So i decided to search a place that is off the beaten path and found Hotel Metro.
I loved this hotel. We got the largest room which was around the corner from the actual hotel and it felt like we had our own apartment in a great neighborhood of San Francisco. The room was really clean and very spacious. This hotel is in great walking distance to a lot of great bars and the N Line is a few blocks away so getting anywhere around the city is pretty easy. I am going to definitely consider the place again in my next visit to San Francisco.

  • Stayed: May 2012, travelled with friends
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Thank John P
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Reviewed 12 April 2012

We just spend one night at the Metro Hotel but we really enjoyed the location and: what a reasonable price!! We also found a free parkinglot just round the corner, awesome.
Ther room was so bright and very comfortable, I liked the fact that the bathroom was splitted, so we had the basin in the bedroom. I would immediatly come back to this place!

  • Stayed: April 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 22 February 2012

Love this hotel and it will definitely be my go-to in San Francisco. One because the staff was awesome, but also because it was clean and is a fantastic location. Can you say Toronado 3 blocks away? The location is great with lots of restaurants and shopping at your doorstep, what more could you want? The price is also very affordable, okay, so there's that! The room was a very odd shape, but it had two beds and they gave me a air bed for our third. The bathroom was huge as well. As people have noted, this definitely isn't a cookie-cutter hotel; I'm sure every room is unique.

  • Stayed: February 2012, travelled on business
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4  Thank Kreskin2207
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Address: 319 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA 94117-2208
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Region: United States > California > San Francisco > Haight-Ashbury
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in San Francisco
#38 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
#64 Family Hotel in San Francisco
Price Range: £91 - £124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 24
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We are a charming family-run boutique hotel that embodies the spirit of San Francisco focusing on human kindness, connection & simple pleasures. Our hotel is geographically in the center of San Francisco, historically known as the Western Addition the neighborhood is now referred to as Nopa (North of the Panhandle) which is near the Haight Ashbury and Castro neighborhoods. We boast 24-comfortable, clean, petite rooms ranging from a full bed, queen bed to rooms with multiple beds, private updated bathrooms and triple pane windows. The Metro Hotel has been featured in National Geographic Traveler Magazine. Come visit us in the world’s most diverse & vibrant city and explore our amazing cultural tapestry. Most importantly our warm, welcoming & considerate staff will make a lasting impression ensuring that your visit to The Metro will become your new home away from home. ... more   less 
Also Known As:
Metro Hotel San Francisco

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