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Reviewed 27 September 2016

It was a dirty, ugly and expensive place. Very good position in the city center but the presence of homeless people everywhere it's a problem. There is a parking available but the elevator was broken and in the stairs pee smell...Everybody can have access to the parking and the stairs!

Thank Marianna B
Sacramento, California
Reviewed 20 September 2016

This hotel was the worsted I have ever seen. Yes they do have free parking if you can trust the crack heads and junkys around your vehicle. Rooms are very dirty and no screens on the windows. We decided not to stay the night and drove home. This hotel is horrible for vacationers.

Thank rhondajusten
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Rude, very very rude staff. I wanted to leave the hotel as soon as I arrived. Unsafe area, surrounded by very many homeless people. The staff keep repeating: don't leave valuable things in the car or in the room. Honestly, you think you are not in San Francisco! Super dirty streets all around the building. Room bad, bed uncomfortable. Don't...

Thank siuppolina
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Crackheads shouting 24/7 on the streets in front of your door, with free access to the hotel aisles, so we've been surprised by a crazy lady in front of our room screaming at the guests. Rats all around the place, including I have found a piece of my cookie eaten by one just by my bed. Really sad.

Thank Fabio K
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

One star because they have free parking - seriously that is the ONLY good thing about this place. No bathmats provided for the floor after a shower. Only two towels, no hand towels, no washcloths. Only two flat pillows too. Bed was ok. They hose down the walkways and staircases outside the rooms daily because people piss there - this...

Thank Betsy M
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 August 2016

If I could I would put 0 dots... I payed 135$ A NIGHT for it and the room was filthy, not sure if the sheets were clean, there were holes in the curtains and light filtered through, carpet looked disgusting. No toiletries and breakfast not included. LOTS of homeless people around at ALL HOURS of the day and a car...

Thank SilviaSilvia91
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed for just a weekend for San fran pride. Hotel ok but could use a bit of an upgrade. Room was OK but a little bit noisy due to being fight next to the back stairs where a group of young guests used to sit late at night and talk a lot.

Thank Ian P
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Brother, sister-in-law, and I were hoping to save a few bucks in the city when they visited a few weeks ago. Place didn't have a great rating on Booking.com but we went with it. From the front of the hotel, it doesn't look bad. When we first arrived, we had to park on the back side of the building because...

Thank Caree M
Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

We found ourselves in the middle of a dodgy neighborhood well known for abundance of drug users and prostitution. This is not a place for family. We felt very unsafe the one night we had to stay there. I was almost certain we would find the car smashed or robbed in the morning but grateful that didn't happen. The motel...

1Thank Wessam B
Greeley, Colorado
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

We picked this place for parking/view of motorcycle. It's a very bad motel! Rooms smell of damp and air freshener. There is no A/C - windows open but no screen or security to allow them open without worry of someone entering. It's 4am I've been up all night from heat, smell & discomfort. The bathroom has black mold around tub/...

1Thank boazad

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Additional Information about Civic Center Inn

Address: 790 Ellis St., San Francisco, CA 94109
Region: United States > California > San Francisco
Price Range: RM348 - RM820 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Civic Center Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 80
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Also Known As:
Civic Hotel San Francisco
Civic Center Hotel
Civic Center Motel
Travelodge San Francisco
Travel Lodge San Francisco
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“avoid room close to the exit to avoid noise from people going in and out”
  • bed ion my room
 of 5 bubbles EdwinAlers, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Avoid this area.”
 of 5 bubbles davesY9654KM, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Just don't go!”
 of 5 bubbles 966mariannab, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“not any rooms are better than the other”
 of 5 bubbles rhondajusten, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If you want ta good room don't book this place”
 of 5 bubbles franciscom633, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
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