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Golden Gate Hotel

748 reviews
Traveller (229)
Room & Suite (209)
Dining (17)
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pip the cat”(83 reviews)
“b b”(109 reviews)
“shared bathroom”(51 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
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All reviewspip the catb bshared bathroomantique elevatorafternoon tea and cookiesprivate bathhotel catother guestshot croissantscable carunion squarebed and breakfastparking garage across the streetcharming hotelevery afternoonrooms are smallfire escape
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Reviewed 17 May 2011

This hotel is an excellent option in the Union Square area - it's well-run, well-maintained, clean, conveniently located and reasonably priced. My room (shared bathroom) was small but comfortable and pleasant. The hotel is quite quiet, though any noise does have the potential to carry...More

Thank seaward14
Reviewed 13 May 2011

We booked our stay at GGH after reading reviews on TripAdvisor. We had never been to the city and were a little unsure of our surroundings our first night. Spencer at the front desk assured is that we would be safe walking after dark in...More

Thank KendyT
Reviewed 22 April 2011

My wife and I are really enjoying our stay at this wonderful boutique B&B/hotel in the heart of San Francisco's Union Square neighborhood. The building itself exudes character and charm makiing your stay quite homey. All of the hotel staff are very friendly and helpful,...More

Thank WAK703
Reviewed 17 April 2011

The Golden Gate Hotel definitely qualifies as interesting and unique. A big part of the charm comes from the cat, Pip, and dogs that greet you when you arrive. The building itself is one of a kind and includes an old birdcage elevator that you...More

Thank CA_longhorn
Reviewed 14 April 2011

The Golden Gate Hotel is a charming establishment near Union Square in San Francisco. It's very near the cable car line, within walking distance of the BART station, and surrounded by a number of cafes and Asian restaurants. Like many guests, I was first drawn...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Price range
US$173 - US$261 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Price range
US$173 - US$261 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (229)
Room & Suite (209)
Dining (17)
Pool & Beach (1)
Hotel & Grounds (190)
Bathroom (12)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (6)
Family and Play Areas (2)
Union Square
Originally home to rallies supporting the Union Army
in the Civil War, this grand square has become the
city's premier shopping and entertainment district
containing the largest number of upscale department
stores, chic boutiques, art galleries and theatres in
the city. It's a large open area where tourists and
locals gather, watch cable cars and crowds go by,
enjoy a snack, or plan their day of shopping and
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12 November 2017|
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Response from Karl_Eve | Reviewed this property |
No, it's just the name of the hotel.
24 February 2017|
Response from John K | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest in our hotel. we are very sorry, our rooms don't have microwaves. we do have a microwave available for staff use and you are welcome to use it. best regards. sincerely: Halim
18 November 2016|
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Response from John K | Property representative |
San Francisco is very walkable, as long as you don't mind hills. But in general, most people do not need a car unless they plan on many excursions outside the city. We are closest to Nob Hill, Chinatown, and Union... More
Room Tips
"The rooms with a private bathroom are the best but the shared bathroom experience is still good compared to..."
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"Book early they get booked out in this city"
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"Get one with your own bathroom"
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"Our room in the back was quiet, but rooms facing the street may be noisy. Some rooms have a shared toilet."
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