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Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 March 2015

San Remo was one of the cheaper, better rated hotels I could find in San Fran. And what a find! Although rooms are small, they're absolutely spotless. They have their own sink too. Shared showers on second floor are spacious and cleaned more than twice a day I would say. They're always clean. They have disposable bath mats, shampoo, conditioner...

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CChevaili, Marketing at San Remo Hotel, responded to this review

We have a reputation for being in a wonderful location, close to many of the most desirable attractions and necessities, like pharmacies and supermarkets, yet in a quiet neighborhood, a real San Francisco experience. We are not a modern Hotel and we take great pride in keeping an old world charm of this 1906 Hotel by maintaining its historic authenticity,...

Bloomington, Indiana
Reviewed 23 March 2015

This place is great. Yes, the rooms are small. But this place makes up for it elsewhere. The staff is incredibly friendly and helpful, the space is used very efficiently, the facilities may look Victorian era, but are very functional, the location can't be beat (especially for the price), and the all-around atmosphere was great. Our window overlooked an alley...

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CChevaili, Marketing at San Remo Hotel, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Our location is very convenient, we are only a short walk to North Beach, Lombard Street and the Cable Car. The Victorian era is known for its eclectic revival of styles, Middle East meet Asian influence, we enjoy decorating our hotel mixing styles in our interior decoration. Our newest addition is...

Conroe, Texas
Reviewed 13 March 2015

We just returned from a trip from San Francisco up through Napa and finally Trinidad. I had not scheduled the Hotel in San Francisco because we were not sure of how long we would be there, So glad we found this gem! the location is perfect, the rooms adorable, and the price awesome!!! We will certainly return again and this...

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CChevaili, Marketing at San Remo Hotel, responded to this review

We are very happy you found us. Some travel writers have described us as the best kept secret in San Francisco. We hope we can continue to be discovered by travelers like you, who appreciate authenticity and a unique kind of hotel. Our Massage Chairs are brand new, look for them on both floors. We hope you come back when...

Sacramento, California
Reviewed 10 March 2015

I had to book a room last minute for a conference. Only room I could find under $200 was San Remo. It is a great location, staff were extremely helpful. Room and shared spaces are old and tight (narrow hallways, small rooms) but clean, comfortable and very satisfactory. It would be nice to have tea and coffee before 8 am...

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Reviewed 9 March 2015

We stayed for 3 nights at San Remo. First impression, the hotel is really unique. There are many intricate knick knacks, vintage furnitures and lots of brochures relevant for tourists. Check in was quick and fuss free. The staff is friendly and helpful. Our room is at level 3 and it is really small. The bed took up 2/3 of...

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CChevaili, Marketing at San Remo Hotel, responded to this review

We enjoy hearing from our guests. We are glad that you found our staff to be friendly and helpful. Our hotel has maintained its original layout and size, adapting to the modern traveler as much as we can, while keeping its historic charm and affordability. You can always ask for help at the Front Desk, if you need help with...

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 4 March 2015

San Remo is absolutely charming! I can't imagine a better location, rooms are quaint and cozy, very reasonably priced, spotless restrooms & showers down the hall and we never had to wait, excellent staff, daily maid service, beautiful old building, interesting photos on the walls, and a kind and friendly owner. Maybe it's not for everyone, for whatever reasons they...

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Thank you for your review. We want our guests to leave their hearts in San Francisco and at the San Remo Hotel too. The Penthouse can give you, for the duration of your stay, the experience of living in North Beach. You can enjoy an afternoon tea or drinks in your own little terrace overlooking Coit Tower and the Bay....

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 1 March 2015 via mobile

Stayed two days before Hawaiian cruise short walk to pier 27 (15 minutes) Trader Joes Safeway Fisherman's Wharf all at your door step. Friendly helpful reception staff . Had to carry our luggage up stairs but it was not a problem for us the room is small our stateroom on ship was bigger but we only need a place to...

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Reviewed 25 February 2015

My stay at the San Remo was amazing! The location was perfect: a quiet neighborhood that is definitely within walking distance of Fisherman's Wharf, Ghirardelli Square and a plethora of restaurants (including the one below the hotel where San Remo guests receive a 15% discount!). Aside from the location, the staff were always amazing, helpful, courteous and incredibly friendly. The...

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Thank you very much Chflan for your 5 Star review of the San Remo, it's greatly appreciated! We're honored that we launched you on your Trip Advisor debut and potential travel blogger, you write very well. Our location is one of our best assets especially for someone who's never been to San Francisco before, any direction you go outside our...

Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 22 February 2015

Our room was small but very clean and the staff was friendly. Shared toilet and shower was no problem and they both were always available when needed. Traders Joe just few blocks away. Free coffee, tea and hot chocolate. Good atmosphere

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Hi Lemonfin, thanks for taking the time to write us a review! The new Trader Joes is a nice addition to our neighborhood, unique selections and good prices, great for picking up some late night snacks. It's kitty-corner from the North Point Mall with a Safeway, Walgreens, 24 Hour Fitness Center and a plethora of other useful stores and service...

Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 21 February 2015

Lovely place with nice and helpful staff. The room was clean and cosy. We enjoyed staying there on holidays. There was a nice christmas tree in the lobby. Nothing to complain about. We will come back some day :)

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Staying in North Beach / Telegraph Hill

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North Beach / Telegraph Hill
The aroma of freshly roasted coffee beans, the sounds of opera, and the sights of the romantic Italian ristorante come together to create the charming neighbourhood of North Beach, once the stomping grounds for the Beatnik Generation. Although parts of North Beach are known for nightlife that’s not always suitable for younger visitors, few neighbourhoods in the city exude as much European charm and style. Peruse a bookstore for the literature of Kerouac, Ferlinghetti and Ginsberg, grab some gelato and head to Washington Square for a perfect afternoon of people watching. Just east of North Beach, the hills and staircases of Telegraph Hill are a unique delight. At its peak, the art deco Coit Tower provides sweeping panoramic views of the bay and city. The beautifully landscaped Filbert Street Steps, a street too steep for a roadway, rewards those willing to hike uphill. Keep your ears open and you might even hear the squawk of the wild parrots who call this neighbourhood home.
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We are a family-owned historic boutique pension-style hotel located in North Beach, one of San Francisco's oldest and most popular tourist destinations, and only a few blocks from Fisherman's Wharf. Built in 1906, our hotel maintains an atmosphere of Old-World charm and ambiance with specially selected antique furnishings - no two rooms are alike. The walls of the hotel are filled with a collection of memorabilia and history. Our style is simplicity and sanctuary - there are no room telephones, no televisions, and on the order of European pensions, shared baths which are meticulously cleaned daily, and are private when in use, but for all guests to use. Our rooms are cozy and small, our prices are proportional. Our staff is available while our Front Desk is open to help you find anything your heart desires. A truly unique, non-standardized hotel experience. ... more   less 

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Address: 2237 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA 94133
Region: United States > California > San Francisco > North Beach / Telegraph Hill
Price Range: $150 - $216 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — San Remo Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 64
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“Room 5 has no outside window. Room 27 has 2 outside windows.”
 of 5 bubbles AudreyF571, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We were above water street and noisy rubbish collection each night. Don't get inside room.”
 of 5 bubbles KPATauranga, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for upstairs or something far from facilities”
 of 5 bubbles 569minhl, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Faith and optimism”
 of 5 bubbles jessicahunterdickson, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The two stays here I have had a room with an exterior window, more light etc. but nosier, based on other reviews.”
 of 5 bubbles 480larryr, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
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