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Grant Plaza Hotel

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Houston, Texas, United States
Reviewed 2 June 2012

Although an old property (1910), it is in very good condition. The rooms are smaller, but the location was great and the staff friendly and accomodating. Plus, the price made it an outstanding value. Walking distance to Union Square, Little Italy, and of course Chinatown. I would recommend it to anyone wanting to be in the hick of things in...

Thank Gregg S
sao paulo
Reviewed 1 June 2012

you can't beat the price and location. we had a twin bed room and it was comfy and clean. front desk woman was very helpful. the only downside of room is the size of shower box, it's REAL tiny. Bathrrooms could use some renovation but I'd stay there again.

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Billings, Montana
Reviewed 3 May 2012

I enjoyed my stay at the Grant Plaza and everything else was fine, but I do want to write about one employee that I think does not meet the standard that such a hotel needs. I am referring to the employee who is in the front desk area, (I don't know if he is a "manager" or front desk clerk.)...

1Thank Christopher Jam... L
Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 3 May 2012

I recently came back to visit San Francisco and stayed at the hotel which I previously have stayed. They assigned me a newly renovated room, and what a difference! Everything is brand new in the room. It is a bargain with a rate less than $100, and right in the heart of the city. A super location, that is convenient...

Thank ktangohk
Minneapolis Mn
Reviewed 2 May 2012

My wife and I have been staying at the Grant every couple of years for 8 or 10 years now. We first read about it in the New York Times and thought the price was too good to be true. However, it is really a bargain in a major city. (All major cities are expensive.) Our most recent visit was...

2Thank JandJ67
Centerville, Massachusetts
Reviewed 18 April 2012

Grant Plaza Hotel located just through the gates of Chinatown San Francisco CA was a great location for walking to the embarcadero, north beach , coit tower and much more. A little loud late night but otherwise fine. Nothing fancy. Clean rooms and friendly and helpful staff. Near many fabulous restaraunts .

3Thank cfranz2011
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 April 2012

We chose this place after seeing good reviews, it was cheaper than the hostels that were already booked up and for its location. It's right in the heart of Chinatown and only a few blocks from cable car and finanical district. It felt like you were in china with the smells of the orient, the violin man playing and all...

1Thank tomandfigonetravelin
New York City, New York
Reviewed 9 April 2012

Just came back from San Francisco. The hotel looks nice from the outside and it is in a good location. The rooms are very small, but very clean. They do offer Wifi but it never worked. I stayed in room 214. The staff is very nice and helpful. Its in Chinatown and if you are looking for an affordable vacation....go...

Thank Denise P
Reviewed 6 April 2012

The room was scary and not remodeled. I stayed because it was cheap, in a great location and I had no plans to do anything but put my things down and lay my head there. I will never stay there again. The owner was kind however. I got what PRICELINE paid for...last time I let them 'negotiate' for me.

1Thank robinson62
Hampshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 April 2012

Getting here from the airport via the underground wasn't easy as it's up hill most of the way and with suitcases...not good! Check in was quick and easy. The room was not the greatest, it was actually really small and at the back of the hotel, the view was a wall from a neighboring building but as stated in the...

1Thank damiengibson

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As the oldest in North America, San Francisco's Chinatown is an exotic experience. A unique neighbourhood decorated with colourful shops, historic streetlights, hanging lanterns, and pagoda roofs awaits behind the stone-carved dragon gates. Feast on dim sum at the tea houses, or meet the locals who gather at historic Portsmouth Square to play chess or practice Tai Chi. Fish markets, produce stands, tourist shops, jewelry stores, fortune tellers, temples and restaurants come together to create a world unto itself in this historic neighbourhood.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Grant Plaza Hotel is a limited service boutique hotel located in the heart of the city. It is recommended by many travellers as one of the best valued hotels in San Francisco. The hotel is conveniently located at the gateway to Chinatown, 3 blocks from Union Square, and within easy walking distance to many fine restaurants and theaters in this exciting city. It is also only 1 block to the famous San Francisco Cable Car line, the Bank of American Building in the Financial District and the 5 stars Ritz Carlton Hotel in Nob Hill. It caters to both business and pleasure travelers, and is the perfect place for a vacation getaway. The Hotel has just a completed renovation in 2015. The comfortable guestrooms are appointed with contemporary furnishings, and have recently been renovated for guest convenience with hairdryer, electronic keycard lock and free (WiFi) high speed internet access. The professional and attentive staff at the hotel will ensure that all guests are well taken care of. If you're seeking comfort and affordability all in one, this is one of the best value hotels in San Francisco. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grant Plaza Hotel

Address: 465 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94108-3208
Region: United States > California > San Francisco > Chinatown
Price Range: RM615 - RM915 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Grant Plaza Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 72
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“take a white noise machine with you just in case. the hotel photo shows a larger bed than we had so ask up front”
georgia92845, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“There is a special parking rate at a nearby garage offered by the hotel.”
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ktangohk, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms facing Grant Avenue will sometimes experience traffic noise.”
904RobM, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Lift is a little slow to get to higher floors”
khrissurfers, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“For a good sleep, choose a room away from the main street.”
TangWengKong, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
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