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Bois Colombes, France
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Very well located in SF. Near the BART station (Powell st )when you arrive from the airport (7 mn walk), near Union square, china town, car rental, market st, tramway... Friendly and young employees. Typical hotel from old SF: safety staircases outside the building, old elevator with 2 manual doors like in the movies ( often not well closed, so... More 

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5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

This place is tight on space and could use a facelift but is very homey. Vintage feel (without trying to be) just because it's old, people are very helpful and friendly and overall I've had a good stay! It's also a good location - very close to downtown and heaps of good restaurants. I'd say the cost of staying is... More 

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Thank Dana M
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 19 June 2016

When researching San Francisco accomodation, we were very disheartened by the often exorbitant prices we found. Being a young couple and having stayed in our share of hostels over the years, we researched Hostelworld and found an appropriate hostel with decent reviews, the Adelaide Hostel. We promptly booked a private ensuite room and were looking forward to our 6 night... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

I spent my first 21 days in USA in this place. I love it. Simple, cheap in 2006 now it's very expensive... At least thats what I recently saw on Google :) but very convenient and on post street so better area to stay in downtown. Union square is 2 blocks away.

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Thank vedangss
lizlora, Public Relations Manager at The Dakota Hotel, responded to this review

That's great to hear! Prices have increased all over the city in recent years; San Francisco is just such a beautiful place that everyone wants to be there! We still offer a rate that beats any of our competitors for a stay in a prime location downtown (like you said, Union Square is two blocks away). We're glad you were... More 

Harrogate, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 6 February 2016

Stayed here with 2 friends whilst traveling down the West coast. We had booked in at the Adelaide hostel but on arrival we were sent here. At the time we were a bit worried about what was going on but everything was in place and we had a room at the Dakota. The room was small but clean and comfortable... More 

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lizlora, Public Relations Manager at The Dakota Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We're glad you found everything to be satisfactory and comfortable. We definitely hope to provide a safe and cozy resting place for people to come back to when exploring the city, and our prime location makes it an ideal place to explore from. Please come see us again the next time you are passing through! More 

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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 16 January 2016

This isn't the first time I've stayed at the dakota hotel and it won't be my last! (i hope!). This time i left it to the other half to book a hotel for our stay in the city, suffice to say he made a mess of it and luckily the dakota could accommodate us. This is probably one of the... More 

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Thank Karl W
2 reviews
Reviewed 23 December 2015

I booked 7 nights at the Adelaide Hostel, a private room. But upon arrival was instead sent to the Dakota Hotel. There was no warning about this before I arrived. The room in Dakota was clean and spacious. Staff were very friendly and helpful and breakfast was good. However, it was very noisy, and I struggled to sleep even wearing... More 

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lizlora, Public Relations Manager at The Dakota Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We're sorry you found it difficult to sleep, the central location of the hotel means that it is situated close to downtown traffic, but this would be the case with any central downtown hotel location. We're glad you found it clean and spacious and enjoyed the free breakfast and accommodating staff. We hope to see... More 

Greater London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 6 October 2015

I stayed here one night on 13th Sept. in a shared 4 bed. The room was located at the back above the alleyway were rubbish bins were being unloaded at 0200am the bunk beds were pretty wobbly. in the morning in the basement kitchen knives with lots of chocolate or jam were inside the jars so having to pull them... More 

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3 reviews
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Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

i stayed in a dorm room in The Adelaide Hostel before and booked a triple room again for our family visit . This time, we were assigned to stay the Dakota, which is only steps away from Adelaide. Although the hotel looks a bit grungy, the cleanliness of the room makes up for it and the manual elevator, the decor... More 

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lizlora, Public Relations Manager at The Dakota Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We do try to offer as many amenities as possible to help you get the most for your money- and our location can't be beat! We hope to see you the next time you are in San Francisco, at either one of our locations! Cheers. More 

Kolding, Denmark
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28 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

We had the posibility to stay at this hotel for a night. The price was high comparred to what we had paid for a nicer hotel in New York. Everything is old, and the hotel needs a renovation. The breakfast was not Good. It was bread, jam. No cheese, no ham. For hotel would be fine for Young people, If... More 

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Additional Information about The Dakota Hotel

Address: 606 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
Region: United States > California > San Francisco
Price Range: €42 - €158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Dakota Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 42
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“Higher floors are further away from the street naturally, so may be quieter though the city noise calms by the time its bedtime anyway”
 of 5 bubbles 633karlw, 16 Jan 2016 | Read review
“on floors 1 or 2 , saves having to wait on an elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles markmZ268FY, 6 Oct 2015 | Read review
“the rooms are very dirty and noisy”
 of 5 bubbles Julian608, 19 Jul 2015 | Read review
“The eighth floor is high enough to have a good view of the skyline, but if internet in the room is important to you request a lower floor.”
 of 5 bubbles chio721, 5 Mar 2015 | Read review
“wi-fi never work”
 of 5 bubbles Julian823, 30 Jan 2015 | Read review
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