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Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Had a satisfactory stay at the Embassy. People are very kind. Clean facilities. A bit small and not so modern. But overall it was an average experience. No breakfast but Wi-Fi is free. Nice small parking lot near the hotel.

Thank Javier C
Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

This hotel was my first impression of California. I visited here in June 2015 with my 11year old son. It was so bad we both cried as soon as we got to our room. The lift was like something from the 1940's and didn't take us all the way up. Our floor smelled of cannabis and had people that looked... More 

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Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed at embassy early August 2016 for four nights. First two nights were virtually sleepless with constant street noise of sirens, paperthin walls with noisy neighbours and roof noises every time the floor above was walked on. The room itself was clean and tidy, however the shower was lukewarm at best with no pressure. After two nights of disruption we... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 2 July 2016

Very bad experience. I had paid top dollar for my stay here through a travel agent but looks like I have been conned heavily. It is just a boutique hotel and not a 4-star one, which I had paid for. The hotel is located in a busy city area surrounded by so many homeless and drug addicted people, and the... More 

Thank Anthony C
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016

Wasn't our first choice of hotel, but considering the other options in the surrounding area, this one was great! Room was clean. I don't think there was AC in the room, but we weren't spending much time in the room when it was warm outside and the evenings are cool in San Francisco anyway--no biggy. The toilet flushed really loud,... More 

Thank Caree M
Redding, California
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Reviewed 17 June 2016

The positives: This hotel was mostly clean and comfortable. There was no in room AC, but it wasn't necessary during my stay. The decor was cute, and downstairs in the lobby there is a little cafe that serves sandwiches and coffee. The staff was nice, and it is close to the civic center muni station, so we were easily able... More 

Thank Heather P
Geelong, Australia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Sadly this hotel uses a water heater which management turn on at 4.30 in the morning. Even when it is switched off it thumps and clunks so loudly you can't sleep. The shower was also very poor. The surrounding area is not great for young children as there are many homeless and mentally unstable people nearby.

Thank Lisa C
Newcastle, Australia
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4 reviews
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

The rooms were very clean and warm. The staff were friendly and helpful. The decor was unique. The rooms are basic.....there was no fridge, safe, coffee making facilities. There was also no bar or restaurant (in contrast with what the trip advisor description says). My main issue was the location.....the hotel borders on an area that did not appear particularly... More 

Thank anneD4425QG
New Orleans, Louisiana
1 review
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Very low quality hotel. No a/c in room. Floors squeeked. Could hear conversations next door. Elevator was 13 years out of inspection. Staff did not even question when we told them we were leaving after checking in for 1 hour.

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1 review
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

Where to begin?! DO NOT judge this hotel by its lobby. The lobby makes it look like a decent hotel (which is how the get you in) but the rooms are horrible. They smell dingy, there is no AC (if we are hot we can open the window to sleep but also have to hear everything going on outside, including... More 

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about The Embassy Hotel

Address: 610 Polk Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
Region: United States > California > San Francisco
Price Range: $170 - $279 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Embassy Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 128
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“Don`t go there if you have a young family. It is ok for a solo traveller like me.”
 of 5 bubbles anthonyc909, 1 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We stayed on the 6th floor...not the fastest elevator, so it was fun to see if travel by stairs or elevator was faster, and ya know...race.”
 of 5 bubbles careew, 1 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Stay on a lower floor to skip taking the elevator”
 of 5 bubbles heatherp456, 16 Jun 2016 | Read review
“I wouldn't recommend it.”
 of 5 bubbles J8893MElisac, 13 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Don't look at pictures chose hotel and room due to location.”
 of 5 bubbles bos947, 11 May 2016 | Read review
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