We stayed in the Jerry Garcia suite for two nights. We are in our 50s, and used to be Dead fans; my husband played in a band that played all Dead stuff when we were young, so this was kind of cool for us. The staff was very pelasant, always around, and helpful. The room was a large hotel room, by normal standards. The decor was Garcia-ish, with fabrics like his ties, and his paintings all over the walls. One wall bore his original signature, with a photo of him sitting in the room above it. There was a large couch, but no "cocktail" table, or end table. The TV swiveled to face either the couch or the bed. The bed was comfortable. There was a small desk and chair as well, and a countertop with coffeemaker and mugs. The shower was kind of sprinkly--showers are so important, and so overlooked--I couldn't wait to shower at home after our stay, with a good strong spray. As a member of JDV (you shoudl join!), we got free internet. We did pay for parking.
We often stay in chains. Maybe I should say used to stay in chains. Of course, we traveled without kids this time, and I think chains can be good when you need connecting rooms. This was a funky cool hotel, and we liked it very much. It wasn't cheap to stay in the suite, and I don't htink I would like a room that is 110 sq ft, but we really liked our stay here.
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- The Hotel Triton is a creative vision made real. Sprung from the imaginations of San Francisco artists, the Hotel Triton is a colorful and ever-current showcase of the pop culture that keeps this city vibrant. It is a welcoming wonderland that cares for you as if you were the Greek god for which the hotel is named. Across from the Chinatown gates, the Hotel Triton is conveniently located near San Francisco's top destinations and attractions. ... more less
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- Kimpton San Francisco