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The Opal San Francisco

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02/04/2017 03/04/2017
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Reviewed 24 February 2012

We had an amazing week in San Fran but no thanks to hotel! The noise level within the hotel is extremely loud, no peace. We made a number of complaints to reception about the constant party in the room next to us but nothing was done. Breakfast is laughable. The biggest issue I have is that they take a $50...

3Thank Ashtow
Sacramento, California
Reviewed 24 February 2012

To start, overall we had a fine experience at the Opal. However, it started at check in with finding out they no longer had any parking spaces available for our cars. The front desk gentleman was very good working with me while I was obviously upset. We were referred to the multi level movie theater parking a couple of blocks...

1Thank Mtnschwags
Reviewed 20 February 2012

It wasn't a bad place for the price. Parking was a little strange. They billed the wrong credit card. Not a huge deal. The room was clean. Very small. We would stay again.

Thank yzfoxgurl
Tracy, California
Reviewed 19 February 2012

Only complaint I have is room noise. The sound proofing keeps the outside noise quite, our room was facing an intersection and you could hardly hear it. However the inner walls seemed to be made of rice paper and any loud noise (door slamming, baby crying, tv blaring etc...) seemed to bleed through. But I'm a heavy sleeper so it...

2Thank ThePudgeMan
Central Saanich, Canada
Reviewed 9 February 2012

Make no mistake, this is a very tired property. The only reason we were forced to take stay at this hotel is the airline cancelled our planned PM flight out of SFO one week before our arrival. The hotel we had booked for this first part of our stay, The Donatello, was unable to extend our stay so we moved...

2Thank gmann
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 8 February 2012

The hotel was located on a very busy street in SF. The service was average. The room was rather small. There were no fridge nor microwave. We stayed on the 3rd floor and the street noise can be heard during the night. However, it is one of the cheaper hotels we can find over that weekend, so can't complain. The...

Thank CKC206
Los Angeles
Reviewed 2 February 2012

The faded glory of what used to be a decent hotel is not enough to make up for the lack of amenities and run-down facilities. Unless you are deaf, the noise of the running water in a utilities column positioned in a corner of the room will keep you awake. The breakfast area looks and feels like feeding time at...

Thank mondotraveler
Long Beach, CA
Reviewed 20 January 2012

The Opal was the hotel used by myself and two of my friends during the New Year's week. We had chosen this hotel mainly because of the central location to some music venues we were going to see concerts at (Great American Music Hall, Bill Graham Civic). Because there were three of us we booked the junior suite. The room...

2Thank Trontroland
Reviewed 19 January 2012

I don't understand what everyone is complaining about. After reading all thr reviews I was expecting the worst. But I loved the hotel. The receptionists are very nice and helpful! Every wed they have free wine cheese tasting in the lobby. The breakfast is the same every morning but it's not bad at all: eggs, 3 types of muffins, toasts...

3Thank Nastyaames
Orange, California
Reviewed 14 January 2012

We planned a trip for the Steeler/49er game in Dec. with my daughter's in-laws to be. We picked The Opal and got the thumbs up from friends who live in San Fran. We were all VERY HAPPY with our stay at The Opal. The breakfast was enough, but if you prefer a bigger breakfast there are great walking restaurant choices...

2Thank 25yrstime2travel

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  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 Lombard Street. Make yourself at home in one of the 167 air-conditioned rooms featuring iPod docking stations and 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 a computer station, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. A shuttle from the hotel to the airport is provided for a surcharge (available on request), and self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Opal San Francisco

Address: 1050 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94109-6934
Region: United States > California > San Francisco
Price Range: ₹ 8,450 - ₹ 18,538 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Opal San Francisco 2.5*
Number of rooms: 167
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“the upper floors may have views, but these were under renovation and unavailable. the king room seemed far more spacious with more light.”
 of 5 bubbles casjazz, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Although we faced the street our room was fine and we did not have a noise problem with our window slightly opened.”
 of 5 bubbles anncR5480JV, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Upper floor rooms seem a little quieter since this is a family hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles tommyknocker2, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Not much in terms of views and all rooms have windows, so rooms on lower floors are better for avoiding stairs/waiting for elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles icdh, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are available one the inside for quiet or on the outside to have a fine time people watching on the street below.”
 of 5 bubbles CAROLYNT401, 11 Dec 2016 | Read review
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