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Hotel des Arts

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St. Louis
Reviewed 14 October 2006

Knowing that San Francisco would be very busy in the middle of October, my wife and I booked our room here 2 months in advance. Eight days before our trip, we confirmed our reservation. The next day they called and said that they were "under construction" and could not accomodate. The hotel said we were one of three that they...

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Melbourne
Reviewed 13 October 2006

Although I found the hotel's eccentric paintings interesting, the best part about the hotel was the service. I stayed for 5 days with my partner and was always greeted and given tips on how to best get around the city. The manager also made us feel very welcome on the day we arrived, a feeling which continued even until the...

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AZ
Reviewed 11 October 2006

What a quaint hotel in the heart of San Francisco! The walls are covered in local art work, the staff is knowledgeable and helpful, the location superb. Located right infront of the China Town Gate, right next to Belden Alley, 5 minute walk to Union Square...if you want to see the city without speding a ton of money on accomodations...

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1Thank Fuelonfire
Quito, Ecuador
Reviewed 11 October 2006

My husband and I have stayed here twice and were satisfied both times. No bedbugs either time, nice, clean rooms and a great price. We liked the central location, although we did walk through some shady areas to get there, it is San Francisco! We didn't speak much to the staff other than asking for an extra pillow. They were...

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Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed 5 October 2006

From the description on their website you would think you'd be staying in an "upscale, boutique" hotel. It was a far cry from that. I booked a "suite" for a 5 nite stay. I could only get 2 beds and fridge/micro if I booked a suite. I thought the price was steep (and they raised it on weekends!) but I...

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2Thank HikingGirl
London
Reviewed 19 September 2006

We stayed here for 4 nights in September. The first suite we had smelled really nasty, the "artwork" wouldn't look out of place in the dirty alleyway that the window faced onto and the bath leaked. We moved into another room the next morning, which the staff were very friendly about, and although it was a big improvement it was...

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2Thank bjm11
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 September 2006

We scoured the web before chancing upon the Hotel des Arts. Everything else we saw at the budget end was nauseatingly tizzy (floral bedspreads - ick!), so the appeal of this boutique/concept hotel was instant. The shtick is that they invited local artists to paint the rooms - and the 2 guest rooms we saw were imaginatively executed. There is...

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Darmstadt
Reviewed 1 August 2006

We spent 3 nights in Hotel des Arts, in a shared room and it was the most disappointing accomodation experience of the 17 nights spent in the USA, including cheap road side motels, hotels, etc. It is safe and it has a great location, near Union Square and China Town, but as others before have put it, it is an...

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California
Reviewed 24 July 2006

What's good: Great location, comfortable enough bed. What's bad: no AC or fan in the middle of July = no sleep, walls painted in junkie crash pad Snake Pit style--a real grafitti artist would have been embarassed; black paint spashes in the toilet bowl look like--well, you know. Icing on the cake: If you go outside --you might not be...

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4Thank swickie
indianapolis, indiana
Reviewed 4 July 2006

In the heart of the financial district right down the street from China Town and within walking distance to Little Italy, this hotel is a diamond in the ruff of cheap hotels. We stayed in the Madonna room, which was clean, quiet and a perfect location for tourists. A Starbucks is located on each corner and there's many shops from...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hotel des Arts is at the crossroads of Union Square, the Financial District and the Chinatown Gate; perfect for business or pleasure. The Hotel des Arts presents the contemporary work of local artists complemented by the neutral simplicity, modern lightings and clean lines of the hotel furnishings. The result is art as an interactive experience rather than just decoration. Enjoy our complementary continental breakfast or dine in Le Central, a French Brasserie right downstairs. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel des Arts

Address: 447 Bush St., San Francisco, CA 94108
Region: United States > California > San Francisco > Union Square
Price Range: ₹ 13,227 - ₹ 17,208 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel des Arts 2*
Number of rooms: 43
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