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Montréal, Qc
Reviewed 8 February 2017

I had a great time there ! Great location, not to bad bed and bathroom, it's not luxury but it's safe for women. It's not the best hotel but for the price it's ok. You need to paid for parking. Free wifi but doesn't work very well.

Thank Boo71
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

This isn't the best but for what we paid it wasn't as bad as some other reviewers make out although we had a "deluxe" room with own bathroom,I absolutely would categorically not have shared a bathroom, they looked horrific,pay a little extra get the deluxe with 2 double beds and own facilities Area was ok,again not the best but never...

1Thank Helenpercy
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

...when you love sharing dirty bathrooms...drug addicts in the back where you have to park your car for 15$ a 12 hrs... a disgusting smell mix of wee, farts and spicyness of rotting mice... youre in the right place.... DO NOT GO THERE.... NOT FOR A MINUTE...SLEEP IN YOUR CAR...

Thank 457bernhards
Reviewed 6 September 2016

The pictures are so fake they make it look nice but it is all fake. It was the worst place I stay in I live in SF for over 25 yrs. I have not been back for over 10 yrs. I remember it use to be cleaner but now it the worst the room and the bathroom need to be...

Thank Josephine R
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Its everything that other reviewers say and more. But unless you are prepared to pay a whole lot more for a hotel in the same convenient location, just put up with it. Mission Street around the area of hotel is not the best but we didn't have any problems at all. Subway and buses are close by. Castro district about...

Thank Ric T
Reviewed 26 July 2016

They don't have their own parking lot so you will be charged an extra $15 when you arrive. When you get to your room you will find that you don't have your own bathroom!! The place was super ghetto. I would definitely not recommend it to anyone. Especially the fact that we paid $70 for it!! If I had know...

Thank Ana G
Reviewed 1 July 2016

The room was a good size but very outdated, I wished they had spent the money they spend on the massive modern TV on paints the walls or getting so,e new furniture. There was no natural light in the room and the photos are very misgiving (for our room anyway). Whilst it claimed it has a kitchen there are no...

Thank Njblackwell
Reviewed 17 June 2016

This hotel is so bad guys! The pictures of the hotel in the internet page are so different than the real rooms. When I arrived the first bad point is the smell because it was very bad, the second thing, the rooms, are very small and not clean, and the last point and I think the most important is the...

1Thank Vicente C
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 12 May 2016

It maybe cheep but you can find Better, its not all that clean, the share bath rooms are discussing you stand in your own wash water as drains are blocked with ......... no heating , windows falling apart ,doses not lock , this place is full of long term slayers, the person or family over the hall way have been...

Thank manoman111
Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

Took a very spur of the moment trip to SF and stayed at literally the cheapest hotel I could find. Big mistake. The short of it is that this hotel was horrific. The long of it is that the front desk people are rude, the building is falling apart, and the communal bathrooms are disgusting. In talking with the long...

Thank Traveling_Mel87

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Mission District
From burritos to bicyclists, the Mission is the foundation for all things hip in the city. Cultural attractions, an independent arts community, sumptuous street murals and a high density of bars and cafes make this neighbourhood a magnet for young people. While terrific inexpensive food is abundant, its top-of-the-line restaurants now compete with the city’s best for fashionable diners. Indulge as the locals do by heading to Mission Dolores Park, buy some ice cream, and savor one of the most diverse neighbourhoods in the country.
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Additional Information about El Capitan Hotel

Address: 2361 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94110-1868
Region: United States > California > San Francisco > Mission District
Price Range: $78 - $165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — El Capitan Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 22
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“Better rooms on second floor.”
rtoone, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Not staying here is the best tip I can provide”
Tammie1976, 30 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Make sure your window locks.”
Rossco1991, 2 Sep 2014 | Read review
“look for a better place to stay with parking .loud music from night club next door and rooms have paper thin walls .”
steveng721, 10 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Ask to see room first - check the bed, the toilet and the windows - or go elsewhere. Rooms in any other hotel are better.”
848gilbertj, 25 Jun 2014 | Read review
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