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Civic Center Inn

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Sacramento, California
Reviewed 24 October 2016

first the desk lady was rude ! when we finally got our room stunk so bad hole in bathroom door bed i swear had bed bugs smoke detector was broke two small wet yes wet towels carpet was disguisting! no iron no where to hang your cloths up .no alarm clock . no coffee. no nothing .at night the crack...

1Thank mmaldo65
Reviewed 21 October 2016

The room had no wardrobe, so I was living out of my suitcase for 4 nights, where I hardly got any sleep due to the homeless making a lot of noise at all hours. I checked out 2 nights early, as they were charging more than Hotel Nikko after the Dreamforce conference finished. No blinds on the windows, with rip...

Thank Dave S
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Oh my goodness. We picked this place for the price as it came out cheapest in San Francisco the night we needed. Don't get me wrong the staff were lovely and friendly but it was an absolute dive. On Ellis Street which is full of the 'walking dead' aka the homeless and crack heads. Word of warning - don't walk...

1Thank Kikadez
Reviewed 3 October 2016

This place was disguisting! The first thing that welcomed me when I opened the room was a RAT! The room was dirty and stank. I don't recommend this place to anyone. The neighbourhood is also really scary. A lot of homeless people on streets and a lot of trashes!

2Thank Aleksander S
Reviewed 27 September 2016

It was a dirty, ugly and expensive place. Very good position in the city center but the presence of homeless people everywhere it's a problem. There is a parking available but the elevator was broken and in the stairs pee smell...Everybody can have access to the parking and the stairs!

Thank Marianna B
Sacramento, California
Reviewed 20 September 2016

This hotel was the worsted I have ever seen. Yes they do have free parking if you can trust the crack heads and junkys around your vehicle. Rooms are very dirty and no screens on the windows. We decided not to stay the night and drove home. This hotel is horrible for vacationers.

Thank rhondajusten
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Rude, very very rude staff. I wanted to leave the hotel as soon as I arrived. Unsafe area, surrounded by very many homeless people. The staff keep repeating: don't leave valuable things in the car or in the room. Honestly, you think you are not in San Francisco! Super dirty streets all around the building. Room bad, bed uncomfortable. Don't...

Thank siuppolina
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Crackheads shouting 24/7 on the streets in front of your door, with free access to the hotel aisles, so we've been surprised by a crazy lady in front of our room screaming at the guests. Rats all around the place, including I have found a piece of my cookie eaten by one just by my bed. Really sad.

Thank Fabio K
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

One star because they have free parking - seriously that is the ONLY good thing about this place. No bathmats provided for the floor after a shower. Only two towels, no hand towels, no washcloths. Only two flat pillows too. Bed was ok. They hose down the walkways and staircases outside the rooms daily because people piss there - this...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 August 2016

If I could I would put 0 dots... I payed 135$ A NIGHT for it and the room was filthy, not sure if the sheets were clean, there were holes in the curtains and light filtered through, carpet looked disgusting. No toiletries and breakfast not included. LOTS of homeless people around at ALL HOURS of the day and a car...

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Additional Information about Civic Center Inn

Address: 790 Ellis St, San Francisco, CA 94109-7909
Region: United States > California > San Francisco
Price Range: $124 - $251 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Civic Center Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 80
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Also Known As:
Civic Hotel San Francisco
Civic Center Hotel
Civic Center Motel
Travelodge San Francisco
Travel Lodge San Francisco
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“Higher floors and back of the building are calmer and quieter.”
Laurakoo, 3 May 2017 | Read review
“Don't go there”
Xavski, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“avoid room close to the exit to avoid noise from people going in and out”
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EdwinAlers, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Avoid this area.”
davesY9654KM, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Just don't go!”
966mariannab, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
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