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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This not a hotel..far as I remember previously was a motel...we paid big money to stay with them, the elevator took forever and they only have 3 floors. Carpeting was old and smely...bathrooms derty...the continental breakfast was terrible and front desk was not help at all. Can't recoment this MOTEL at all.

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Monterey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed 3 nights in this hotel. Quiet close to the airport. It took us about 40 minutes to get to the heart of San Francisco to all the touristic scenes. The breakfast was very basic, help yourself style, but ok for the price. The elevator was not always worked, so if you have any mobility issue, make sure to...

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ManagerDM, Manager at Hotel Focus SFO, responded to this review

Dear Renata N, Thank you for your review of Hotel Focus SFO we appreciate your comments. Please accept our apology for your inconvenience you experienced with the elevator. We will be sure to notify the correct manager. We hope to welcome you back again soon! Kind regards, Hotel Focus SFO

Monument, Colorado
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The manager, Claudia Gales, has made rennovations to the hotel. She assures excellent customer service, clean and tidy rooms, and they ensure that all of their customers are fully satisfied with their service. Because of Claudia Gales' management we recommend Hotel Focus because of its reasonable rates, clean rooms, and excellent customer service.

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Athens, Greece
Reviewed 23 October 2016

The hotel is very close to the airport and offers a free shuttle which is the main reason I choose it. The rooms were motel style and are old fashioned but functional and if you need a place to sleep with no frills this would be a good option. I booked the hotel on expedia where says 24 hour airport...

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ManagerDM, Manager at Hotel Focus SFO, responded to this review

Dear go2mike, Thank you for your review of Hotel Focus SFO. We appreciate your comments and will make sure they are passed along to the appropriate manager. Please accept our apologies for the miscommunication regarding our shuttle service. To be clear, our shuttle runs every 30 minutes until midnight. We will make sure everyone on our staff is aware of...

Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

The room is clean and large enough. The shower is too low and could use a bit of love. If you want to head into town you might want to get a hotel closer to the Caltrain station. It works for a night but that's it.

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ManagerDM, Manager at Hotel Focus SFO, responded to this review

Dear Marc S, Thank you for your review of Hotel Focus SFO. We are happy to hear your guest room met your standards and thank you for your suggestion regarding the shower. The next time you find yourself needing a room near the airport, we hope you will stay with us again. Thank you, Hotel Focus SFO

Reviewed 17 October 2016

Checked in: 10/4, incident happened 10/5 and checked out 10/6. I want to start off by saying that the hotel was a good value. It's close to the airport, a bit far from the city but had restaurants near by. The power lines in the parking lot are a bit unsettling. I wanted to say that I've had 3 Kureig...

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ManagerDM, Manager at Hotel Focus SFO, responded to this review

Dear Mema M, We are so sorry to hear about your hand, At your conveience please call our front desk and ask to speak to the General Manager to discuss this situation. Please accept our sincere apologies and we look forward to speaking with you. Kind regards, Hotel Focus SFO

Cagayan de Oro, Philippines
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

It was a last minute booking, and we got the last available room. When we arrived at the hotel, I was hesitant to go out of the car because the parking lot is a bit dark but when I was finally inside the reception, my check in was a swift. It only took like 5 mins then I got the...

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ManagerDM, Manager at Hotel Focus SFO, responded to this review

Dear FigliaDiAli, Thank you for your 4 star review of Hotel Focus! We are pleased to hear you had a great stay with us. We are delighted to hear your check in was swift and our rooms are clean and spacious. Thank you for your suggestions regarding the elevator, we will be sure to pass them along to the appropriate...

South Lake Tahoe, California
Reviewed 29 September 2016

I had a last minute trip to the City to meet a friend who has a lay over from Florida to Japan. I couldn't find anything less than $100 near the airport at short notice. A friend suggested Trip Advisor and I stumble upon reviews of this hotel and I checked out the pictures. It had mixed reviews but I...

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ManagerDM, Manager at Hotel Focus SFO, responded to this review

Dear MalDeets, Thank you for your review of Hotel Focus SFO. We are delighted to hear you were able to meet up with your friend and stay within your budget! We appreciate your kind comments regarding our staff, we will be sure to pass them along especially to Lita. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards, Hotel...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Basically, hospitality is non-existent at this establishment. The validity of my ID was questioned by the night auditor in a extremely rude manner. I had been inconvenienced many times as to the CC I left for incidentals (basically I was never asked if I had a vehicle and the auditor failed to record or swipe the CC I had provided)....

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GMHotelFocusSFO, General Manager at Hotel Focus SFO, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest: I want to thank you for your time in writing your review, when it comes to the items described, we need clarify that we do ask for a picture ID to every single guest, this is a security measure and it’s a policy established in the industry. I’m deeply sorry that the situation came across as an...

Spencerport, New York
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Real Great Hotel for the price, very clean . Staff was top notch and very helpful ( especially Sam, who showed us around the property and directed us on transportation to San Fran ).I would recommend this Hotel to anyone visiting the state. Very close to the airport, has shuttle service also.

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GMHotelFocusSFO, General Manager at Hotel Focus SFO, responded to this review

Dear Guest: I wanted to thank you for your time in writing your review, I will pass all your positive comments to Sam, and I’m glad that you have a great stay with us, it’s always glad to hear comments like yours. If you happen to be in the area, please call me to ahead of time we will offer...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Airport Transportation
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Focus SFO is located in the beautiful and uprising city of South San Francisco, also known as the Industrial City which is the site of San Francisco International Airport, and is the home of one of the largest Bio-Tech industries in the country including such distinguished companies as Genentech (Roche), Cytokinetics, Pfizer and MacroGenics . The amenities offered at Hotel Focus include a delicious complimentary continental breakfast every morning, iron and ironing boards in each room, free Wi-Fi throughout the duration of your stay. Guests can also enjoy our new ongoing improvements including renovated rooms, Eco-friendly drought tolerant landscaping, guest laundry alcove, public restrooms, and courtyard fire pit with Nantucket chairs. If you come to the Bay Area make your reservation with us and let us FOCUS on you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Focus SFO

Address: 111 Mitchell Ave, US 101 / Bayshore Freeway at South Airport Blvd, South San Francisco, CA 94080-6006
Region: United States > California > South San Francisco
Price Range: RM382 - RM569 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Focus SFO 2*
Number of rooms: 117
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Also Known As:
Vagabond Inn San Francisco Airport (North) Hotel South San Francisco
Motel 6 San Francisco
South San Francisco Motel Six
South San Francisco Motel 6
Motel 6 South San Francisco
Motel Six South San Francisco
Hotel Style:
#5 Green Hotel in South San Francisco
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