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Santiago, Chile
Reviewed 20 November 2011

This is an excelent option if you don't have a car. Everything is at the door of this charming hotel. The management was nice and we had a lot of fun. Our room was overlooking Powell street, which is noisy by traffic (including cable cars), but it didn't matter to us. We loved it!

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Reviewed 17 November 2011

My partner has said it all in earlier review. She was right! I just want to add "all round excellence"!!! Keep room 808 ready will return for sure. Shout out to Jay who sorted us shuttle to sfo at last minute

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 15 November 2011

The Good The location was wonderful, 1/2 block from Union Square, cable cars and easy walking distance to BART, the MUNI, The Ferry Building, Chinatown and PacBell Park. The staff was great - friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. The property and the rooms were all very clean. The Bad The rooms are small (a night stand can only fit on one...

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leeds
Reviewed 12 November 2011

This hotel was nice. We were on the 7th Floor and lift was very slow, so 7 flights of stairs were tiring but hotel was nice. Breakfast is poor but we didnt expect much more. Location is fantastic, just off union square and next to Cable car stop, which takes you direct to Fishermans Wharfe for $6 each. Its a...

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Southsea
Reviewed 8 November 2011

This hotel is great - everything LP suggests - great location with excellent public transport links to everywhere (Cable car, BART, Muni buses and taxi rank all within a block), sparklingly clean rooms, friendly helpful staff, and great prices for central SF. Other reviews have mentioned the lift, the breakfast and the room size. The breakfast is toast, muesli and...

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Southampton
Reviewed 6 November 2011

Within seconds of Union Square and situated on historic Powell Street, this hotel is all about location. It also offers an excellent budget choice for SF. We stayed in a Queen Club room which had a view of Powell Street. Personally, I did not find the room too noisy. It was spacious with a reasonable en-suite shower room. The bed...

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Balbriggan, Ireland
Reviewed 1 November 2011

The Hotel is not too bad, the room was quite small, but clean, nice bed and good shower. Breakfast was poor, with no that many choices, just coffee, bread, little muffins, and muesli, that's it, I was expecting more for the money I paid. Internet is not for free, and they have 2 computers in the lobby that cost 6...

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Corona
Reviewed 31 October 2011

I gave my review 3 stars, but if TripAdvisor would let me, I'd really give it 3.5 stars. Just got home from three nights in San Francisco & stayed at the Hotel Stratford. The location on Powell Street just off of O'Farrell is really what makes this place desireable. Which is not to say that the hotel isn't nice -...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 26 October 2011

Stayed there for 4 nights. Small, clean, daily service and no frills eg no fridge. Has hair dryer. Has central ice machine, microwave, computer (pay for use) on the ground floor. Adequate power points for gadgets in room. Excellent convenient location for a tourist. Quiet in back room. Liked the firm bed mattress. Reliable helpful reception. Lots of cafe open...

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hayleyann1986
Reviewed 13 October 2011

Myself & my partner (25/26) visited as part of a multi-centre holiday and spent our final 3 days here. We were not too impressed upon arrival, however noted our surroundings and realised we were right in the centre (Powell Street). Hotel is very small, more like a hostel but with very friendly reception staff. The room was small but clean....

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Union Square
Originally home to rallies supporting the Union Army in the Civil War, this grand square has become the city's premier shopping and entertainment district containing the largest number of upscale department stores, chic boutiques, art galleries and theatres in the city. It's a large open area where tourists and locals gather, watch cable cars and crowds go by, enjoy a snack, or plan their day of shopping and sightseeing, If feeling the pulsating energy of the city is on your agenda, Union Square is the place to soak it in.
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
If travelers were to pinpoint on a map the number one location in San Francisco, it could be right outside the door of Hotel Stratford. Our entrance has become part of thousands of photographs taken of the Cable Car as it heads up the second block of its famous journey over San Francisco's beautiful hillside communities.Guests who want the convenience of being right in the center of the City will enjoy their stay in this European style affordably priced property, with over 80 pleasantly decorated rooms, all with the most modern facilities. We await the pleasure of your company be it for Business or Leisure. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Stratford

Address: 242 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
Region: United States > California > San Francisco > Union Square
Price Range: RM673 - RM1,515 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Stratford 2*
Number of rooms: 96
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Stratford San Francisco
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“Choose another hotel”
 of 5 bubbles CenturyCustomHomes, 27 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Corner rooms not facing the street are quieter; we stayed in 707.”
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“Rooms face to street and more day light.”
 of 5 bubbles seyisoglu34, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Lower rooms facing the street are quite noisy at night.”
 of 5 bubbles , 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Not for you if you are a light sleeper”
 of 5 bubbles marydollGlasgow, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
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