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los angeles
Reviewed 11 October 2007

If you're in dire need of a place to lay your head, and you're REALLY trying to save some cash (even though its way too expensive for what you're getting) then the Tropicana is the place... But, if you're looking for a pleasurable, clean, trouble-free experience, look elsewhere... The rooms are grimy, the hotel smells like a blend of rotting...

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LA
Reviewed 5 March 2007

Comfy beds yes, but very basic, i guess you get what you pay for when it comes to customer service. She wanted us to pay cash, and when we didnt come right back to her with the dollerbills she de-authorised our keycard so we couldnt get back into the room instead of just askeing us! Their choice of air freshner...

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5Thank lolaofthestars
Denmark
Reviewed 16 December 2006

Hi, I was visiting San Francisco in 2004 and stayed in this hotel, I can´t recognize this Fatima as being rude at any time of my stay there, the room was very clean and there were four towels for me to use in one week.... I was alowed to leave my lugage in the cleaning room the last day without...

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San Francisco
1 review
5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2006

These people have no clue they are in the service industry. They treat you like you have the plague if you have to dare ask for anything, like a clean towel. I don't mind they don't have daily room service but I do mind that they treat me like a pain --- if I need anything due to that arrangement....

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Hong Kong
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19 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2005

Trust me, don't ever try this terrible hotel! I stayed there for ten days for the 2005 June SF Pride. At first i thought it's a clean neat and cheap accomodation option. It turned out the service was horrifying. Of the ten days i stayed, no one ever cleaned the room. Not even once! I even had to beg for...

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New York
Reviewed 7 June 2005

I ran into this hotel on craigslist.com offering a real great price for a weeks stay right at the start of the summer season. Other hotels were charging over $100 a nite but this place beat it by 50%. If you want a no thrills hotel which includes a refrigerator/microwave and more television channels then a lot of the high...

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san francisco, ca
1 review
13 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2005

So, I found this on craigslist in san francisco. I was moving there and needed a place to stay while looking for an apartment. Basically, this place was an SRO years ago, and was taken over, remodeled and turned into a sort of europeanish hotel. It's basically a decent step up from staying at a hostel. I got a private...

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London, England
1 review
6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2004

The hotel was really cheerful and modern (they had wi-fi) also I lost my luggage and the staff used everything in thier power to help me out, they even stayed up late to accept my luggage......:-)

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Cambridge, MA
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11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2004

I booked my room a few weeks in advance of my trip to S.F., and when I called the night before to confirm they wanted to charge me DOUBLE the price we agreed to when I made the reservation. Since they only accept cash there is notpaper trail or record of the price they promise, so they feel entitled to...

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Mission District
From burritos to bicyclists, the Mission is the foundation for all things hip in the city. Cultural attractions, an independent arts community, sumptuous street murals and a high density of bars and cafes make this neighbourhood a magnet for young people. While terrific inexpensive food is abundant, its top-of-the-line restaurants now compete with the city’s best for fashionable diners. Indulge as the locals do by heading to Mission Dolores Park, buy some ice cream, and savor one of the most diverse neighbourhoods in the country.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mix in some vintage Hawaii and throw in a dash of modern San Francisco, with a touch of Las Vegas and the results equal, San Francisco's newest hotel The Hotel Tropica. Colourful and bright mosaics, Hawaiian fabrics, Chinese bamboo, palm trees and beautiful vintage art adorn the hotel, making for a most unique experience.The hotel consists of 40 guestrooms featuring single and double beds, refrigerators and microwaves in each room, cable TV+ HBO, private bathrooms with full tubs and showers, FREE high speed internet access in every room, and electronic locks. There are 3 rooms with bay windows overlooking Valencia Street. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Tropica

Address: 663 Valencia St, San Francisco, CA 94110-1150
Region: United States > California > San Francisco > Mission District
Price Range: €73 - €96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Tropica 2*
Number of rooms: 40
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Also Known As:
Tropicana Hotel San Francisco
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“Back rooms are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles therbert11, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The are rooms with a public shared bathroom - make sure you are not booking those rooms”
 of 5 bubbles LakeEireOhio, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Depending on the night of the week, there is a lot of activity on Valencia Street and it can be loud.”
  • My room - bathroom is just to the right
 of 5 bubbles AKFrostbite, 11 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Look at the room before taking.”
 of 5 bubbles saint5, 1 Jan 2013 | Read review
“yes, the cardboard boxes on Mission would be a better option”
 of 5 bubbles SMTUK1, 15 Nov 2011 | Read review
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