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Reviewed 22 April 2011

My expectations were completely excelled. I am hotel manager my own - so my point of view might be a bit tighter, but I absolutely can recommend the VERTIGO Hotel. PRO: location (5min. walk to Union Square, 10min. to main underground station Powell St.), rooms (stylish, large shower, nice color, Ipod docking station), business corner with computer / printer and...

1Thank Sven1001
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 13 April 2011

We had a 'run of house room' for approx AUD $167 booked through a travel aggent back in Australia who suggested this hotel. Check in is at 3pm, although the staff say they will check you in earlier if your room is available. Our room was not. One of the two reception staff were good about this the other a...

2Thank bunji77
Roeland Park, Kansas, USA
Reviewed 4 April 2011

We stayed here for two nights while visiting San Francisco for a wedding. Hotel Vertigo was very well-priced, particularly given the area. The hotel was easily accessible to everywhere we needed to go. It took us only minutes to arrive at each destination. I particularly liked the modern decor, free wireless and high-tech touches like in-room iPod player and flat-screen...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 April 2011

Stayed here for three nights in a sixth floor room....have no complaints whatsoever..room and bathroom were clean and we even had a fridge. Hotel staff were helpfull and friendly and we found the location ideal. Although we couldn't get breakfast at the hotel there are heaps of cafe's close by. Whatever you do don't walk on Leavenworth Street....especially down towards...

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San Jose, California
Reviewed 3 April 2011

It was a gross, disgusting room. Yes, the room was cheap. Yes, the area was cool. Yes, the guy at the front desk was nice. The room? GROSS! Luckily I live in the bay area and only had the room because my friend was having a party in the city and I just wanted a place to sleep so I...

4Thank mmv_tx
Durham, North Carolina
Reviewed 27 March 2011

I'm not usually one to check out of a hotel early, but this was one of the worst experiences I've had since I backpacked Europe as a college graduate. In summary: paper think walls, horrible beds, and smelly linens. We booked it cheap and got exactly what we paid for. We checked into the hotel during a pretty awful storm,...

3Thank SalParadize
Reviewed 16 March 2011

We stayed at the Hotel Vertigo for a weekend. It did not start out as we hoped, we had booked an un-renovated room and we were very disappointed. The room was dark and old looking, the paint was peeling, the tub was stained looking. The staff was nice enough to find us a renovated room we could upgrade to. We...

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Racine, Wisconsin
Reviewed 15 March 2011

As we stood with a reservation for 3 days, we were told there was no room at the inn.At this point we were sent to their " sister" hotel. Although the staff were friendly, we spent the next 3 days getting our exercise walking aound panhandlers and stepping over people sleeping in the street. We used our RCI points on...

2Thank dmpaar26
St. Johns, Florida
Reviewed 13 March 2011

We arrived early after a very long flight from Florida. We were pleasantly surprised at how readily they accommodated an early check in for us. Such a relief...we were able to stow our luggage and start checking out San Francisco. One minor gripe... the person at the front desk directed us to a computer and printer in the lobby and...

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 March 2011

The best way to describe this hotel is weird. It all looked like it had been done up on the cheap. The reception area was very basic & almost looked unfinished. There is free internet access via one computer & free coffee in a morning though. There appeared to be only one lift. Rooms were again odd, furnishings were 'modern'...

4Thank yummymummybird

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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Smoking rooms available
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Vertigo is a 102-room boutique hotel that is renowned for its simplicity and admired for its unique character. Recently renovated, this non-smoking hotel playfully feeds off the Hitchcock's classic movie, "Vertigo." With rich wood furnishings highlighted with cream and orange accents, it is well suited for vacationers, families, and business travellers alike.Situated in the lower Nob Hill pocket of downtown San Francisco, the convenient location provides easy access to many of the city's top attractions and destinations. Just steps away from Cable Cars, Union Square and the major shopping and theater districts. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Vertigo

Address: 940 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94109-6025 (Formerly York Hotel)
Region: United States > California > San Francisco
Price Range: $207 - $525 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Vertigo 3.5*
Number of rooms: 102
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Also Known As:
Vertigo Hotel San Francisco
York Hotel San Francisco
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#58 Green Hotel in San Francisco
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