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Touchstone Hotel - City Center

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had to cancel my reservation today as my mother was taken to hospital for open heart surgery which has meant I have had to cancel my trip to the US. I gave them 4 days notice but this hotel still charged me the FULL amount for what would have been a 4 night stay. Over $400. Absolutely terrible. They...

Thank Jackie F
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Well San Francisco is not cheap! I found this hotel on Agoda at around £80 a night for a single, checked in late and room is small but had small double bed and shower room with sink in bedroom, clean and cosy, key opens front door also and location was fantastic around 2 blocks to union square, reception was friendly...

1Thank Travellinman65
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I have never wrote a review before, so here it goes. I have not stayed at this hotel and probably won't. My fiance ordered a room from Booking.com, on Saturday i believe it was (2/11/17). Touchstone immediately took the money which wasn't supposed to come out until we got there. The reservation was for the following Sunday Monday (2/19/17). Our...

7Thank Howie1775
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 25 January 2017

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Reviewed 12 January 2017

hotel is well situated, less than 100 metres from union square.. the main concerns we had was the smell of the room - it smelt like a damp problem was developing, the bathroom wasn't clean, with hairs of previous guest still in bath tub. the tv and cables were wall mounted, but absolutely caked with dust. window viewed a wall...

2Thank Nicholas M
Montpellier, France
Reviewed 5 January 2017

The hotel is well located, 2 blocks from Union Square. It's clean and the room are liveable with huge windows. Super clean. Cannot release find any bad points to said about this pretty hotel. You also got 20% discount at the restaurant beside but I haven't tried it.

Thank Lucas N
Levanto, Italy
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Right in the centre of the city, with a lovely diner downstair. Good value for money especially if you're travelling on a budget. Nice friendly staff , i would surely recommend it to other friends in the future

1Thank LauraHaarp
Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights in may. Booked through a website. It is very central and great for doing sightseeing, shopping and eating. Good communications close by. There is a church/homelessshelter of some sort some blocks away walking down towards Market Street but we never experienced any problems walking on that street. But if you feel uncomfortable with that you can...

1Thank majormotoko
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 8 December 2016

I was very pleasantly surprised with my stay given some of the harsh reviews of this hotel. I thought it was great! Of course San Fran has a higher price point. So for what it is, I get a free breakfast, location was in the middle of the city & safe, i get a comfy bed and tv, shower was...

2Thank edurashezrin
Waterford, Ireland
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Stayed four nights here for my first time in SF. Ideal hotel if you just want a good basic base to stay at to do some sightseeing. The lcoation is very central, only a few mins from Union Sq. Rooms are basic but functional and comfy. There's no restaurant/breakfast but that's not an issue in central SF as you can...

Thank matthewsills

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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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At the pleasant 2 star Touchstone Hotel-City Center, you will be located in San Francisco's Union Square, surrounded by famous restaurants, luxury hotels, high-end galleries and exciting night life. Nob Hill, North Beach, Chinatown and the Moscone Convention Center are a leisurely stroll from our doors. A short 2 min walk will take you to Union Square, which offers some of the most sophisticated shopping on the West Coast. The famed Cable Cars are close enough for you to hear rumble by. The Touchstone Hotel-City Center offers 44 rooms blending old-world charm, new-world convenience and small-world comfort. Simply but pleasantly decorated and equipped with organic toiletries and complimentary bottled water. All rooms have their own en-suite bathroom. Internet is available throughout the hotel at no charge. There is an original 1950's deli/cafe adjacent to the hotel. Hotel guests receive a 25% discount coupon. The hotel provides a left luggage office and valet parking service at extra cost for 24 hours with unlimited in-and-out privileges. The Touchstone Hotel-City Center is very close to the city's efficient public transportation (25 min train ride from SFO). Great central location for this budget San Francisco hotel! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Touchstone Hotel - City Center

Address: 480 Geary St, Between Mason Street and Taylor, San Francisco, CA 94102-1223
Region: United States > California > San Francisco > Union Square
Price Range: ₹ 8,590 - ₹ 14,726 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Touchstone Hotel - City Center 2*
Number of rooms: 42
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Touchstone Hotel - City San Francisco
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#20 Best Value Hotel in San Francisco
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“I stayed in room 608 and was happy”
edurashezrin, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“My room was on the 3rd floor facing Geary, noise didn't bother me at all, also they have free ear plug.”
Holycow1812, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“My room was the one room on the floor that did not have an en suite bathroom. I was given a key to my own private shower and toilet directly across the hall. Took a bit getting used to. Shower was a stall shower and sort of claustrophobic. There was a sink in my room. If you are shy about crossing the hallway to use the bathroom (you have to remember to take your room key), check out whether the room has an en suite before you book.”
Jer0meE, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Do your homework.”
601phyllisf, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I was in room 305 with only noise from A/c unit”
KahylaNoosaHeads, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
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