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Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

i stayed in a dorm room in The Adelaide Hostel before and booked a triple room again for our family visit . This time, we were assigned to stay the Dakota, which is only steps away from Adelaide. Although the hotel looks a bit grungy, the cleanliness of the room makes up for it and the manual elevator, the decor...

1Thank Venus T
lizlora, Public Relations Manager at The Dakota Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We do try to offer as many amenities as possible to help you get the most for your money- and our location can't be beat! We hope to see you the next time you are in San Francisco, at either one of our locations! Cheers.

Kolding, Denmark
Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

We had the posibility to stay at this hotel for a night. The price was high comparred to what we had paid for a nicer hotel in New York. Everything is old, and the hotel needs a renovation. The breakfast was not Good. It was bread, jam. No cheese, no ham. For hotel would be fine for Young people, If...

3Thank Palle K
Reviewed 7 September 2015

I was sent to the dakota from the Adeleide where I had booked because it was full. The room I was assigned to was a room were the staff of the adelaide stayed. Their stuff was all over the place. The room was dirty and there was not an inch of place for me to put my bag down. At...

1Thank Marie-Mi_000
Bolzano, Italy
Reviewed 3 September 2015

We booked at the Adelaide hostel but where placed here. It looks and works more like a youth hostel than a hotel, but that's cool for us. We were on the 8th floor and the view was great - the hotel is very close to Union square. OK, the rooms are small and the building is quite old (the elevator...

1Thank sbonzix
lizlora, Public Relations Manager at The Dakota Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much! We're glad you enjoyed your stay and appreciated the location and view! It's true that we try to offer the best price possible for a prime location right in the center of everything. It's good you got to take advantage of it for your visit.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 August 2015

In the hostel part beds are already made and numbered. The staff is friendly and helpful, feel free to ask for suggestions and things to do downtown; Activities and tours are daily orgaized and available for guests. The neighborhood may feel a little scary at night.

1Thank LilacLMNT
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 2 August 2015

Great place and great staff. Stayed here for two nights in July andloved it. Really nice atmosphere and really helpful with information on the city. Sarah and Brenda who work there were especially great, helping me get the most out of my time there. Can't wait to go back.

3Thank Geo H
lizlora, Public Relations Manager at The Dakota Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We're so glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again the next time you are in San Francisco! Happy travels.

Paris, France
Reviewed 20 July 2015

Care, Aledaide Hostel, Dakota Hotel, are the same owners, you make a reservation at one sends you to the next, dirty place with bad bug, rude staff and drug addicts, manager who does not look in the face of the guests, a thick, owner never this, poor breakfast, food served free monday and wednesday, care, spoiled food, and without leave...

1Thank Julian608
Reviewed 19 May 2015 via mobile

The only good thing about this place is the friendly staff. That's it. Proximity maybe too (near Powell, Union Market, and a couple of good eateries). Bed were broken. No plug for the bath. No glasses. Not particularly clean. If spend almost $900 you expect waaaay better. You can find a better place for that, just a pity there was...

4Thank Esté B
Strasbourg, France
Reviewed 16 May 2015

We spent one night at the Dakota in a 6 pax dorms. PROS : bathroom in the dorm, big and clean kitchen, free breakfast, free computer with internet access in the lobby. CONS : bad neighborhood (real bad), really old beds, no table or other furniture in the room, windows were not secured at all and anyone could have accessed...

Thank Marie E
lizlora, Public Relations Manager at The Dakota Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Marie, We're sorry your visit was not completely to your satisfaction. We're glad you enjoyed the free breakfast and computer use as well as use of the kitchen. The hotel partners with the Adelaide Hostel and the Fitzgerald Hotel and so if one hotel is full, we might have to send people to one of the other properties, which...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 8 May 2015

Can't beat the location. The rooms had ZERO security. None of the windows had locks including the ones entering the shared fire escape. So basically anyone in a room above or below could step out onto the fire escape go up and down, slide open your windows and access your room. Also a second window adjacent to the next fire...

2Thank Felix Q

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Additional Information about The Dakota Hotel

Address: 606 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
Region: United States > California > San Francisco
Price Range: ₹ 2,715 - ₹ 14,867 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Dakota Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 42
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“Higher floors are further away from the street naturally, so may be quieter though the city noise calms by the time its bedtime anyway”
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“on floors 1 or 2 , saves having to wait on an elevator.”
markmZ268FY, 6 Oct 2015 | Read review
“the rooms are very dirty and noisy”
Julian608, 19 Jul 2015 | Read review
“The eighth floor is high enough to have a good view of the skyline, but if internet in the room is important to you request a lower floor.”
chio721, 5 Mar 2015 | Read review
“wi-fi never work”
Julian823, 30 Jan 2015 | Read review
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