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Hotel des Arts

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Santa Rosa, CA
Reviewed 5 April 2006

This little, funky hotel is near the center of Union Square and right on the edge of Chinatown. It is a wonderful location for centralized sightseeing. We stayed in the first suite on the first floor of rooms’ right by the hotel check-in desk. The room was clean, the beds comfortable with good pillows and had we needed it there...

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New York, NY
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Reviewed 12 March 2006

I was lucky enough to be able to reserve the suite of the brazilian artist Regis Silva & Bloum (500/501). I had the oportunity to see many other painted rooms in the hotel, to me Regis & Bloum was the best. His work is three-dimensional, the breast of his painting cames out almost a foot of the paintings. I saw...

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Brazil
Reviewed 19 November 2005

The Hotel is located in a very old building. They tryed to use some paint, but some fixtures are just plain old (specially the bathroom). The location is excelent, just across the street from the Chinatown entrance, and very near the cable car lines. The staff is nice, but they had a mix-up with our reservations. We ended up staying...

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3Thank Daninha
washington, dc
Reviewed 16 November 2005

I stayed at the hotel before when it was the Alisa. I got this room off of Priceline. The hotel appears to have renovated its rooms, including the bathrooms. While I was a little nervous from my previous trip to the Alisa, I was pleasantly suprised. Not that this is the Ritz-Carlton, but my room had a mini-fridge and microwave,...

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Portland, OR
Reviewed 20 October 2005

This place shines like a gem. I've travelled on all continents and have never seen anything quite like this place. Definitely, book one of the artist room - you need to book it directly with the hotel, but it is a very cool experience. You can check out the rooms on their website and then request a specific one. We...

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4Thank trinam101
hawaii
Reviewed 18 October 2005

Sounded like a fun and interesting place. Made a reservation through travel website. Three days before arrival reservation got cancelled-- because of 'water/construction'. Sounded strange. Called hotel (anonymously) and asked for a reservation that same night. No problem. Moral of the story--basically, the hotel cancelled my reservation to sell it at a higher price to someone else, but didn't have...

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Portland OR
1 review
4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2005

I enjoyed the unique artwork in the lobby, hallways and in my room. The staff is friendly and helpful. The bagels in the morning are great. My room was quiet and restful. The bed was very comfortable. The hotel is close enough to the Financial area that I could walk to my office.

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Windsor, England
Reviewed 26 August 2005

Our stay at the Hotel des Arts was all it promised. The painted rooms are an absolute delight - we tested two of them - both very different and exciting. I was desperate to see them all and would happily have spent each night of our 7 nights in a different one. I caught tantalising glimpses of art work in...

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Sydney Australia
Reviewed 26 August 2005

Loved it!! The unique concept and decor of the hotel made my stay truly memorable and interesting. The staff and manager were very amicable and helped me with my check in even though I had misplaced my travel documents and took a while to find them. They continued to be helpful and friendly throughout my stay as well, which made...

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Chandler, Arizona
1 review
6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2005

We're not a big fan of large chain hotels and we really loved the location of this hotel (Bush and Grant). The hotel was small, personable, and very unique. The art was great, we found ourselves walking all the floors looking at the paintings and plaquards outside the rooms (we took like 10 pictures of our room alone). I definitely...

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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: ₹ 11,377 - ₹ 17,518 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel des Arts 2*
Number of rooms: 43
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