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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel was in Chinatown, noisy but full of atmosphere., Room was clean and adequate but as we were asked to pay up front on arrival we did so and thought that was us sorted. Upon checkout we were asked to pay for another 3 nights (we stayed 10 nights but there system could not charge for more than 7...

Thank andrewroisin1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great wee hotel in the Chinatown district of San Francisco. Rooms are small but enough room for couples and single travellers plus in the city you don't want to spend too much time inside anyway! It was clean, well maintained and the staff were all friendly.

Thank Lauren A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I will start by saying this hotel is in a fantastic location, walking distance to everything in San Francisco city and the young girl at the front desk is super lovely and helpful.. BUT, the double beds are very uncomfortable, the rooms are the size of a shoe box and you can hear ever step everyone takes in the place....

Thank Teila B
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel recently underwent an impressive renovation and is one of the best bargains in San Francisco. Located just inside the gates of Chinatown, the rooms are simple, clean and newly decorated; the desk staff friendly and the location just steps from dozens of shops and restaurants. Easy access to MUNI and BART stations. The only negatives are a lack...

Thank Rob M
Eugene, Oregon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can easily give this hotel 5 stars.....for what it is. Clean, conveniently located and friendly staff. They have recently remodeled and the prices have gone up, but still a great deal. This time I had a room on Grant Street. Heard the bustle of the city, but Grant isn't a busy street, so it wasn't intrusive. The coffee in...

Thank annpriv
Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is very clean and staff were all fantastic! Location is awesome, Chinatown to your left, Union Square to your right. We had a double room but it was a little tight, but we were only in the room to sleep. We didn't think we'd get a good night's sleep as the bed seemed very hard....we actually slept like...

Thank Kagiz
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Many of the employees are functionally illiterate, Several employees feel that their current jobs are made simply too demanding to take on the additional meetings that would be necessary. You GO, Sandra Wilford!

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surfers paradise
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We have an overnight stay here at the end of Jan 2017. Great Location at the entrance of China Town. Rooms were small but very tidy. Our room was on the main street side, so a little noisy, but typical for the city. Very easy walk down to union square to get to City attractions. No problem staying here again...

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Singapore, null, Singapore
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Good value and Ideal for short visits. The hotel appeared to have been renovated very nicely. The Reception was very good, cheerful and helpful. The location of the hotel is just what we hoped for; walking distance to Union Square and Market Street. Getting an Uber cab in the area was very easy.

Thank TangWengKong
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed over night in a double room. The location was great for what my family wanted to do which was stay in the China Town area. The price was decent and the hotel looked clean with modern features. The room; however, was small. The photos are deceptive and does not show the general size of the room making it look...

Thank Ronin L

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Staying in Chinatown

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As the oldest in North America, San Francisco's Chinatown is an exotic experience. A unique neighbourhood decorated with colourful shops, historic streetlights, hanging lanterns, and pagoda roofs awaits behind the stone-carved dragon gates. Feast on dim sum at the tea houses, or meet the locals who gather at historic Portsmouth Square to play chess or practice Tai Chi. Fish markets, produce stands, tourist shops, jewelry stores, fortune tellers, temples and restaurants come together to create a world unto itself in this historic neighbourhood.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Grant Plaza Hotel is a limited service boutique hotel located in the heart of the city. It is recommended by many travellers as one of the best valued hotels in San Francisco. The hotel is conveniently located at the gateway to Chinatown, 3 blocks from Union Square, and within easy walking distance to many fine restaurants and theaters in this exciting city. It is also only 1 block to the famous San Francisco Cable Car line, the Bank of American Building in the Financial District and the 5 stars Ritz Carlton Hotel in Nob Hill. It caters to both business and pleasure travelers, and is the perfect place for a vacation getaway. The Hotel has just a completed renovation in 2015. The comfortable guestrooms are appointed with contemporary furnishings, and have recently been renovated for guest convenience with hairdryer, electronic keycard lock and free (WiFi) high speed internet access. The professional and attentive staff at the hotel will ensure that all guests are well taken care of. If you're seeking comfort and affordability all in one, this is one of the best value hotels in San Francisco. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grant Plaza Hotel

Address: 465 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94108-3208
Region: United States > California > San Francisco > Chinatown
Price Range: ₹ 9,126 - ₹ 13,494 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Grant Plaza Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 72
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“Rooms facing Grant Avenue will sometimes experience traffic noise.”
 of 5 bubbles 904RobM, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Lift is a little slow to get to higher floors”
 of 5 bubbles khrissurfers, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“For a good sleep, choose a room away from the main street.”
 of 5 bubbles TangWengKong, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the Grant St. side.”
 of 5 bubbles TheInfinityG, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Room 607 was very quiet which was great”
 of 5 bubbles hoops22, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
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