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Reviewed 1 September 2016

Full Disclosure: would probably rate this 3 1/2 stars until they get ice/coke machine and fans in the rooms. Could only do 3 or 4 stars and don't want to knock the place for what was essentially a minor flaw. The hotel is undergoing massive renovations so don't pay any attention to reviews that are more than a few months...

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Chisinau, Moldova
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Pros - Very good location - Newly renovated - Clean rooms and fully equiped baths - Comfortable for business trips - Good internet connection Cons - The smell, I noticed it in many hotels similar to this one (but you get used to it) - If you get a room with the view to the street, it is very noisy...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 25 May 2016

If you are those type of travelers that leave hotel in the morning and return at night after a day exploring the city and look for a clean room and shower this is perfect place regarding the: - Price - Location, less than 10 minutes walk to Union Square, many breakfast and food places around, two Starbucks , in front...

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Searsmont, Maine, United States
Reviewed 19 May 2016

This hotel was horrible. I will say the staff was nice but that's where the positive side ends. My sister and I booked two nights here on a two week road trip we are taking through the west. For San Francisco the price seemed very decent and most of the reviews just focused on avoiding the elevator of death. For...

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Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

I would recommend paying anything for a nicer hotel!!! The staff was rude and unaccommodating, the hotel itself should be condemned. The bed was like sleeping on rocks...that creaked with any movement. To complete the misery the airport shuttle service they use was late causing us to hail a cab so we didn't miss our flight - when we asked...

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birmingham
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

You can't beat the location and price. It's right at the edge of Chinatown so right at the top of the main street. So fabulous in the aspect, but that's where it ends I'm afraid. No tea/coffee facilities, rattling old lift, noisy water pipes, grotty carpets and ancient heating/plumbing The breakfast is like being in a prison, they watch you...

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Vancouver, Washington
Reviewed 24 April 2016

I just needed a clean bed and bathroom with desk and wifi walking distance to BART Montgomery Street station and this worked well. A bargain choice in a non-bargain city, this was a completely acceptable place in an awesome location. The bathroom was small, with an annoying half step up to the sink that I kept stubbing my toe on...

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Ipswich, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

The hotel itself catered for pretty much everything we needed, the staff were pleasant and the hotel seemed clean and safe. The only main problem is that it's in a busy part of San Fran right next to china town which is a perfect location for seeing sights but not so good when the windows are paper thin and even...

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Hong Kong
Reviewed 24 December 2015

We have booked the hotel in advance in March, the hotel sent the confirmation to me. Then, I have asked for some question to them, they haven't answered. When I arrived hotel in September, the reception said we haven't booked the hotel and need to pay more for walk-in price. The confirmation said it is US150 for 2nights, but I...

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Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 23 December 2015

Guests have to know that at this price you're not getting luxury (or anything close), but a decent, basic, centrally-located facility. We found Astoria to be clean, simple, and literally a few steps from Chinatown gate. Also easy walk to Union Square, convention center, and much of central SF. Can't beat the location or the price. Are those advantages worth...

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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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SF Plaza Hotel is at the heart of San Francisco with many famous attractions nearby. It is the perfect walking distance to popular destinations, such as Chinatown, the Financial District and San Francisco's renowned Union Square. Our hotel is surrounded by amazing shopping, as well as an excellent variety of restaurants, museums and attractions. If you are looking to explore beyond the beautiful downtown area, we are just minutes away from public transportation including MUNI, the subway and the iconic San Francisco Cable Cars. Whether traveling for business or pleasure, we welcome guests from around the world looking for an affordable and comfortable place to stay in the wonderful city by the bay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about SF Plaza Hotel

Address: 510 Bush Street, San Francisco, CA 94108 (Formerly Astoria Hotel)
Region: United States > California > San Francisco > Union Square
Price Range: RM651 - RM845 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — SF Plaza Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 64
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Astoria Hotel San Francisco
Astoria San Francisco
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“Would probably prefer a room with a view of Grant/Bush streets - courtyard room was somewhat stuffy.”
ChrisATX23, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The rooms with the view inside the hotel might be better for sleep.”
Marin_md, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“rooms at rear side have no view but quiet. street side has view with some noise.”
Shahrokh1970, 25 May 2016 | Read review
“Back rooms quiet, front rooms not quiet but supposedly have some views.”
W1187RJdavidp, 23 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Get a room away from Bush St (front).”
MarkG451, 23 Dec 2015 | Read review
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