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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...

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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
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

The rooms are very dirty and old. The building smelled like urine, drugs and dirty brothel. It is not a safe environment. We decided not to stay there. The front desk employee is very rude, not helpful at all. The price is way to much for a place like that. We found a much better hotel at a very similar...

2Thank Isil C
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 28 June 2016

The pictures I saw on booking.com from this hotel were so deceiving compared to what we encounterred when we checked in. The room smelled like feces and the comforters had brown stain on the inside part of them, it was so scary we booked anotehr hotel immediately and ran away. My impression is this is one of those places by...

2Thank Francisco M
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights on a trip along the coast. Pictures on booking.com have been very well photo shopped. Halls smelt of urine, my room smelt of smoke, hardly any of the plugs worked in the room. For the money I paid though, it was central and a good place to get my head down!

Thank Seank_dnb
San Jose, California
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Rough part of town. Tip of Tenderloin. Big City stuff going on. Lots of homeless, drugs etc. So lots of yelling and noise and looking over your shoulder. If this is ok with you, and you are on a budget, then yes, stay here. It is clean, inside and the towels and sheets are properly laundered. On the plus side,...

Thank Onefranktraveler

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Civic Center Inn

Address: 790 Ellis St, San Francisco, CA 94109-7909
Region: United States > California > San Francisco
Price Range: RM301 - RM802 (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 this area.”
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“not any rooms are better than the other”
 of 5 bubbles rhondajusten, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles anikita86, 19 Apr 2016 | Read review
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