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The Metro Hotel

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 2 December 2014

Overall: Small room with refreshingly clean and large bathroom. It was a very reasonable price for being able to stay within walking distance of lower Haight. It was nice having a room to retire to after spending time with friends and family in the city. However, this is definitely not a room in which to "lounge around". Pros: Fantastically clean...

2Thank Anti-Heather
Reviewed 19 November 2014

I opted to stay in a slightly cheaper room which was described as being good for a heavy sleeper and as being able to hear kitchen noises in the morning. I decided that would not be a problem since I had to leave at 4 the next morning for a flight. Unfortunately the noise was also at night, extremely loud...

1Thank Makelifeyourbeach
Reviewed 18 November 2014

The Metro Hotel is a honey of a hotel. As soon as we crossed the threshold we received a warm welcome and a funny stories from "Miss Gina". Our room was great, a nice comfortable bed, a sofa, plenty of closet space and a great view of the garden. There are good restaurants in the neighborhood and great shopping. Everyone...

1Thank Soledad B
United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 November 2014

The staff here were friendly and helpful. Yes, you have to carry your bags up some stairs, but these rooms were $88 per night. You get a good deal for the money you pay. The rooms are slightly on the small side, but the bathrooms are big and well-equipped. The neighbourhood is fun and there are lots of good restaurants...

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Healdsburg, California
Reviewed 13 November 2014

Thank you TripAdvisor for bringing this gem to my attention. Budget hotel in San Francisco sounds like an oxymoron, especially good budget hotel. But I was amazed to get such a clean comfortable room for $100. That said, as you walk the creaky stairs, hallways etc you will be thinking, "oh no"..... old carpet, old fashioned key locks, etc; feels...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 11 November 2014

my goodness, first time in SF and I used Trip Advisor to find this hotel. All the positive recommendations are correct. The staff and service is great. The accommodation is clean and we had a second floor room at the back and it was very quiet. If you are elderly, overweight, and not inclined to want to walk up two...

Thank Auroar
Reviewed 5 November 2014

I choose the Metro Hotel due to it's convenient location to a concert venue. But's also perfect for sight-seeing: Alamo Square and Haight/Ashbury are in walking distance. The neighborhood is really nice as well. The rooms are pretty small but very nice and clean! Unfortunately, you hear the alarm clock of your neighbor but that didn't bother me too much!...

Thank anjasheila
Reviewed 23 October 2014

I couldn't have asked for a better experience in SF! I loved everything about this place. It was small but that was expected but clean. I almost do not want to share this information in fear that next time I want to stay here, I may not find a room! I would stay here again and again! The staff was...

Thank Felissaluque
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 20 October 2014

We found that all of the positive reviews were correct - room was very CLEAN (only soap provided though), staff were friendly and informative, transportation easy to get to and frequent, many areas either nearby or easily accessible.... They can help you catch a shuttle to/from SFO for $10. It took me about 1.5 hours to get to the Oakland...

Thank Carime L
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Reviewed 16 October 2014

Being born and raised in NY alternate street parking is part of life... Remember your visiting one of the most densely populated cities on this planet... Staff was Super Nice and accommodating... We had two nights and wanted to take in San Fransisco and METRO delivered for its location... Enabling my wife and I to mingle with the locals as...

1Thank CCTPR

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Staying in Haight-Ashbury

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The area surrounding the intersection of Haight and Ashbury streets, “The Haight” still exudes vibes of the 1960s counterculture as a haven for vintage clothes, music, pop posters and body piercing shops. While the Summer of Love ended decades ago, Haight-Ashbury has turned into a melting pot of hippies, hipsters, and professionals. Walking through its streets can still feel like stepping back in time. A must-see neighbourhood for most music fans, it’s easy to see why these streets attracted the likes of the Grateful Dead and Janis Joplin. You’ll likely be content in The Haight day or night, just be sure to wear some flowers in your hair.
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The Metro Hotel is the perfect option from which to explore the city. It's central location near the Haight Ashbury and Castro neighborhoods is perfect. Our no-frills rooms are extremely clean and budget friendly. This is one of the best values you'll find in the city. Choose from 24 unique rooms all with updated bathrooms. Live like a local and access some of the best places in the city. We are also a short walk to Golden Gate Park and all of it's great things to explore. Learn why some call The Metro Hotel "the city's best kept secret." ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Metro Hotel

Address: 319 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA 94117-2208
Region: United States > California > San Francisco > Haight-Ashbury
Price Range: €82 - €140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 24
Also Known As:
Metro Hotel San Francisco
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in San Francisco
#38 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
#64 Family Hotel in San Francisco
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Room 207 had a full size bed and were up the stairs”
  • Size of our room and art on the wall.
 of 5 bubbles rjetbe, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The rooms in the back are absolutely quiet and peaceful.”
 of 5 bubbles Cpat1946, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“hard to say which rooms are best..stay away from rooms by the stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles Ipomoea, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Street-facing rooms are a bit noisy, bright”
 of 5 bubbles ZoomLady, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“try to have a room facing the garden to avoid street noise”
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 of 5 bubbles gillou29, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
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