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Port Elgin, Canada
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Four of us stayed here at the end of November and thoroughly enjoyed our time there. The rooms were clean and comfy. The staff was very courteous and helpful....a delight to deal with. Specifically, Nick on the front desk and Ritchie, the doorman, were extremely helpful. Nick went above and beyond and helped us so much as we tried to... More 

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Illinois
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20 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is very stylish and the rooms are clean and well appointed. For SF, the room I had was a nice size. However, I found the service to be very cold and uninterested. Each time I went to the front desk, the two attendants were typing or doing something on their computers and seemed to continue to do as... More 

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Kelowna
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The four of us (best couple friends) pick an extra long weekend, pick a new city and land! We've done this all across North america and this Hotel was probably in my top 3! Clean and fresh rooms, boutique feel while maintaining the scale of a full service hotel at reasonable rates. It is in a part of Union that... More 

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Singapore
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16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clean & cozy boutique hotel with personal service & good recommendation! Spacious to fit 3 of us and 4 luggages! Superb concierge service provided. Excellent location with food outlets conveniently found nearby.

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Germantown, Maryland
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took a chance booking here, SO very glad we did. Had a few issues- no coffee maker, a/c did not cool one morning. Night staff personally gave Keurig! A/C finally cooled by the time we returned to room later that day. Staff extremely helpful about what to see, eat, where not to go,etc. Entire staff very polite. Room clean and... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I checked into this hotel in San Francisco it was a nightmare to get to and park. No left turns are allowed and the valet at $50 per night is a joke. This hotel at least this room is awful it's located right beside the restaurant and bar which means you have to hear the staff walking down the hall... More 

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Redlands, California
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

:) faces Lots of stores the area. Good shopping experience. I have a thing for the container store... and it's right next store! Lots of food close by, particularly the mall.. good variety of food, cultural explosion. A block or so from the trolley pick up. Front desk staff are helpful. Coffee and tea selection is extraordinary. :( faces Parking... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at Hotel Zelos for 3 nights on business. You can't beat the location of the hotel in the heart of San Francisco on 4th and Market with walking distance to all the great shopping and Union Square. The staff was very friendly and accommodating and my room was nice. I did call in advance and asked to be... More 

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14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked the hotel for two nights through Hotwire and got the hotel zelos. I regularly book through Hotwire and have never had such a nice centrally located hotel! I couldn't fault anything! The staff were ever so nice and helpful. The most comfortable hotel bed I ever slept in. Cool and funky interior. Absolutely loved it. Would stay again in... More 

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Singapore
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here in June for a few days to attend a conference at Moscone. In terms of walking distance to the Moscone Center, Zelos is perfect (under 10min). I should probably also mention that it is one of the more reasonably priced establishments in SF during the conference period when most hotels around Union Square inflate their prices to astronomical... More 

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South of Market (SoMa), has an urban and sophisticated vibe, but you're more likely to find big nightclubs and lots of industrial loft residences than you are to find boutique shopping. Although it’s the epicenter for tech startups in the city, visitors will be able to do more than just business - museums, top quality restaurants, and the San Francisco Giants now call this neighbourhood home. Most of its freeway-sized streets may not capture the same character as other neighbourhoods in the city, but pockets of charm, like South Park, can still be found throughout its side streets.
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Named one of the world's top 500 hotels by Travel + Leisure, the centrally located Hotel Zelos San Francisco offers a sophisticated urban sanctuary. This Personal Luxury Resorts and Hotels™ boutique hotel occupies a beautiful historic building five floors above the bustling city streets. The hotel is within easy walking distance of Union Square, Moscone Center, the Financial District, the thriving SOMA district and the best of San Francisco's theaters, shops and galleries. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Zelos

Address: 12 4th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103-3102 (Formerly Hotel Palomar San Francisco)
Region: United States > California > San Francisco > SoMa , South Beach
Price Range: $233 - $583 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Zelos 4*
Number of rooms: 202
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Also Known As:
Hotel Palomar San Francisco
Kimpton San Francisco
Hotel Style:
#10 Spa Hotel in San Francisco
#18 Family Hotel in San Francisco
#26 Luxury Hotel in San Francisco
#35 Green Hotel in San Francisco
#48 Business Hotel in San Francisco
#49 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
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“ask for higher floors to cut down on noise. Corner king rooms are amazing”
 of 5 bubbles CoraliL, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Higher floor to avoid the noise”
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“Take some ear plugs it's noisy wherever your room is but try and stay above the bar somewhere on the 8th upwards should be better than 6”
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