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The Opal San Francisco

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Overview
1050 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94109-6934 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Fitness centre
Multilingual Staff
Wheelchair Access
2.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hotel is newly renovated and looks fantastic. Especially the bathroom is very clean, did not see one hair lying around. The staff is very friendly and the location is perfect. There are plenty of great restaurants surrounding the hotel.

Thank Matthias U
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Even they are constructing, the new renovated room and hallway are nice with dark green. Each room has one balcone corner is very nice to relax. However, no breakfast and no restaurant are big problem if you come back late

Thank NorthStar635257
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It took me about a week to decide which hotel to pick in SF and have decided to stay here based on their discounted rooms and locations. I took a risk knowing that the hotel was in renovation but it seemed a reasonable price compared...More

Thank igonica
Response from Tony F, General Manager at The Opal San FranciscoResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi igonica, Thank you for your visit and for sharing your stay experience with all of us. Our normal check-in time is 3:00 PM. However if any of our guests were to arrive earlier than that, we go ahead and provide guest rooms regardless of...More

Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

The room was great - newly remodeled. The hotel lobby and Mel's diner were under construction, it was a slight inconvenience. The hotel should be perfect once the work is completed. Parking was a block or two away - not a big deal - unless...More

Thank Mark T
Response from Tony F, General Manager at The Opal San FranciscoResponded 19 July 2018

Hi Mark T, I'm delighted you found our newly renovated guest rooms to be great. I regret that we are not yet finish renovating our lobby and restaurant/bar. But we are working earnestly to get it done for all our guests to enjoy as soon...More

Reviewed 3 July 2018

Visited with my daughter from 23 - 27 June 2018 as a last minute booking. From the outside to be honest I did not want to go in as the area a few blocks back was not the best. (on the edge of the Tenderloin...More

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Response from Tony F, General Manager at The Opal San FranciscoResponded 4 July 2018

Hi _anne_gillies, Well I'm delighted that we pleasantly surprised you! Words you used like "Stunning", "Very Modern", and "Brand New and Spot On" to describe our beautiful new renovated guest rooms are similar to the reaction that other guests also felt. We are working hard...More

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Description
The Opal San Francisco is in the heart of San Francisco, walking distance to Union Square, Chinatown, Civic Center, and more! This family-friendly hotel is close to Union Square and ...More Lombard Street. Make yourself at home in one of the 167 air-conditioned rooms featuring LED televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with bathtubs or showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include desks and irons/ironing boards, as well as phones with free local calls. Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as a fitness center, or other amenities including complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services. This hotel also features tour/ticket assistance and assistance with planning your day. Satisfy your appetite at the Mel's Diner, which serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, or grab a snack at the many nearby restaurants. Featured amenities include limited onsite gated parking (for $41/tax per night), on-site ATM, ice machine, vending machines, and dry cleaning/laundry services. A shuttle from the hotel to the airport is provided for a surcharge (available on request). Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
167
Price range
US$ 150 - US$ 780 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Opal San Francisco Hotel San Francisco
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Opal Hotel San Francisco
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Opal San Francisco
Location
United States > California > San Francisco
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
167
Price range
US$ 150 - US$ 780 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Opal San Francisco Hotel San Francisco
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Opal Hotel San Francisco
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Opal San Francisco
Location
United States > California > San Francisco
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Kitty F
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Response from Magda K | Reviewed this property |
Year ago there was nothing of those items. Only bed, wardrobe and sink.
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14 January 2017|
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There is a bus line that goes down to Fisherman's Wharf which is near the cruise piers. It is about a 15 min bus ride (depending on traffic) and costs $2.50/person.
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"I suspect all rooms available are only the newly refurbished ones as the lift does not stop at the floors..."
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"I went high to keep noise down in a city location."
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