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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very clean and comfortable The only problem I had is that they charge you for parking 10 bucks which is a hustle to me I think if you pay for the hotel room You should not be charged a extra 10 bucks for parking

Thank Johnnie K
FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Hotel V, responded to this review

Johnnie, Thank you for trusting Hotel V to deliver the comfort and cleanliness you were expecting. We appreciate you taking a moment to share your comments with us. Being located in such a central area, parking is often a luxury. Nonetheless we apologize that you felt it was unjust that we charge a fee for this amenity. We hope this...

Palmdale, Florida
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice hotel...beautiful rooms, plenty of parking, huge TV, comfortable bed, tile and marble bathroom. However, the rate is actually $10 more than is stated due to a sneaky "service charge" that is not included in the advertised rate. Overall still a good value.

Thank petermT835DP
FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Hotel V, responded to this review

Providing the value our guests seek is definitely a priority. Despite the uncommunicated service fee, we are happy to hear you enjoyed our well equipped accommodations and found our rates to be within your budget. Next time you find yourself in San Diego area, we would love to welcome you back.

Reviewed 5 December 2016

These stupid people accused me of smoking in the room and kept my 100 deposit which they said when I checked in I could only Leave ot in cash. I never smoked in the room, didn't even get out to go smoke they are some thieves.

2Thank Evee F
FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Hotel V, responded to this review

Evee - We are a smoke-free facility, but we sincerely apologize for any misunderstanding that may have occurred during your stay. Our policy is in place to ensure the comfort and quality experience for all of our guests. Please feel free to contact us directly, and we will be happy to look into how the misunderstanding occurred and determine how...

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed for a night as leaving for early flight. Its good value but the room was soo noisy thought i was sleeping right on the freeway. Its quite clean but old style refurbishing... Downside was that you will need to pay for parking which wasnt stated on the website.. Meh

1Thank Win H
GuestRelationsDept, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel V, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to provide your feedback on your recent stay. Our convenient location near the interstate sometimes comes with challenges for the light sleeper. Our leadership team has been looking at some solutions that will soon be introduced to help with the situation. I'm glad you found your room to be clean and at...

Reviewed 21 October 2016

Lied about me smoking in the room and charged an extra 100 dollars. The room was booked through Hotels.com. Once I got to the motel, they take $100.00 deposit which was never credited. I was never notified, never did I get an invoice for this charge. Once I got my credit card statement, I investigated and was told that I...

4Thank Patrick B
Reviewed 22 September 2016

If I had not paid a hugely inflated price for what this property turned out to be, I might have given a full 2 stars. It was worth 1/3 of what was charged. Make no mistake, this is a MOTEL with all rooms facing the parking lot and noisy commercial street. How can they call it Hotel? There was also...

2Thank Scott H
Reviewed 19 September 2016

These guys lied about us smoking and charged us an extra 100 dollars for no reason. The carpets were wet we told them, said that we have no other rooms, wouldn't refund us. Then told us after we said room smelled like smoke that the previous person was smoking there, that why. THEN CHARGED us 100 dollars. Tried to contact...

6Thank Aadam. J
Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 19 September 2016

A typical motel type. Close to the airport. Rooms are clean but simple. Free shuttle van starts at 4AM to SFO. Very close to South SF where you have lots of restaurant choices. From our room we can see the busy highway but not much noise.

Thank JYCaryNC
Roseville, California
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We booked for a full week and then after staying one night our plans changed due to an emergency. They would not refund us our unused nights and indicated that they had clearly explained their "policy". Totally untrue. Beware....do NOT STAY HERE.

5Thank mjjlud
Oak Lawn, Illinois
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We stayed there 2 nights. It was the worst place ever. We are traveling a lot of but never stopped in a worse hotel. We payed a lot of money for stinky motel but it wasn't everything. After came back home we checked bank account and they charged us $100 more. I called 3 times to them to ask why....

7Thank ev33st

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel V is brought you by Lifestyle Hotels, and offers an elegant retreat in a classic San Francisco Boutique environment. Blending world class hospitality with an inviting atmosphere, we promise you'll be pleased with your stay. Our newly renovated 53-room hotel was designed to cater to business and leisure travelers alike by providing a complimentary 24 hour airport shuttle, complimentary breakfast, in-room coffee, microwave and refrigerator, and complimentary Wifi through out the hotel.Great location and phenomenal service! Close to Downtown, Golden Gate Park, the Convention Center, Fisherman's Wharf, shopping, Alcatraz, and the San Francisco Airport. - Visit us soon! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel V

Address: 222 South Airport Boulevard, South San Francisco, CA 94080 (Formerly Howard Johnson Express Inn South San Francisco)
Region: United States > California > South San Francisco
Price Range: €106 - €179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel V 2*
Number of rooms: 52
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Also Known As:
Howard Johnson Express Hotel South San Francisco
Howard Johnson Hotel Express
South San Francisco Howard Johnson
Howard Johnson South San Francisco
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“Just Don't Stay Here!”
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