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Reviewed 8 August 2016

Located in a super ugly are. We have never ever been in a hotel like this. I have never worried about parking. Therefore, I did not check on the reservation that parking was not included. Parking next door cost $30 a day. As we got in, the staff at the front was very rude, then the elevator is very old...

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Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

We were booked into the Layne and arrived a day late because we were tired and stayed at Big Sur. Completely unsafe neighbourhood. The place smelled terrible. The clerk on the desk was rude and wouldn't let us check in until 3pm despite us having paid for the day prior. He wouldn't even let us inspect the room. We left...

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1Thank Monica B
California
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Don't think I will ever stay at this place again. Torn towels in the bath room. Bad lighting.This place looks ancient in a bad way. Bad elevator. Torn window curtains. The neighborhood doesn't seem safe at night. No air conditioning. Don't go in just because the rental might be lower than most hotels.The price is definitely not worth this place....

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Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

After our airbnb host ripped us off, we were looking for a CHEAP alternate since the city is so expensive. The staff are really friendly and helpful. They have their rules, none of which we have a problem with, and a steep $250 deposit, but our room is clean. I like old buildings like this and find the various stairways...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 13 June 2016

I read a few reviews here which contained good and bad reviews. I ended up deciding to stay here because it was cheap and I wanted to spend my money on a day trip instead. First impressions: My taxi ride there was a bit rough. My taxi driver said the hotel was between the nice and crappy (he used another...

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1Thank Choco_robba
New York City, New York
Reviewed 9 June 2016

I am writing this because I have found no other recourse. I booked a room to stay the night of May 27th at this hotel through Expedia, with tax came out to be $127. On May 27th, I called the hotel in the afternoon to explain that I would not be checking in until after midnight, and the man who...

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4Thank LizzzzzzM
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 6 May 2016

Nice hotel, near downton, everything was perfect. Every staff member treated us perfect and we had an incredible week in the city thanks to the hotel. I recommend layne hotel for everyone that comes to SF.

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Staff location rooms are just simply gr8 lots of indian restaurants near by!!!!!!!!!!! The reason is its very near by union sqare mosconi center nd westfield mall for shopping on the market street nd last not THE least if u are coming to san francisco everyone KNOWS how expensive this city is ? Nd in this rates u cannot think...

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Reviewed 12 January 2016 via mobile

I don't typically write reviews nor do I rely on them but this place is really bad. Staff is disorganized and very rude. Rooms are fine but not exactly nice. Price guided my choice. That being said, these guys are jerks and I don't recommend supporting them.

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4Thank John M
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Reviewed 19 November 2015

Location of this hotel is very close to union square. Very safe because front entrance door is always secured. Reception staff were very kind and polite especially Robin and Saed. They did their best to make our accommodations a great experience. We will consider this hotel again when we comeback. Our room was clean , with fridge and microwave. Thank...

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Additional Information about Layne Hotel

Address: 545 Jones Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
Region: United States > California > San Francisco
Price Range: €65 - €202 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Layne Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 40
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“The rooms on the back side are relly quiet.”
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 of 5 bubbles franciscoe723, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
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