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The Embassy Hotel

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610 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94102-3328
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#224 of 247 hotels in San Francisco
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Welcome to The Embassy Hotel, your San Francisco “home away from home.” The Embassy Hotel aims to make your visit as relaxing and enjoyable as possible, which is why so many guests continue to come back year after year.

Given the close proximity of popular landmarks, such as Mrs Doubtfire House (1.2 mi) and Full House House (1.3 mi), guests of The Embassy Hotel can easily experience some of San Francisco's most well known attractions.

Guest rooms offer a flat screen TV and a desk, and The Embassy Hotel makes getting online easy as free wifi is available.

You can also take advantage of some of the amenities offered by the hotel, including 24 hour front desk, 24 hour check-in, and a coffee shop. As an added convenience, there is parking available to guests.

While you’re here, be sure to check out some of the Indian restaurants, including Taj Campton Place Restaurant, Amber, and DOSA on Fillmore, all of which are a short distance from The Embassy Hotel.

Should time allow, Chinatown, Japanese Tea Garden, and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) are some popular attractions that are within walking distance.

The Embassy Hotel puts the best of San Francisco at your fingertips, making your stay both relaxing and enjoyable.

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Property amenities
Valet parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Coffee shop
Nightclub / DJ
Airport transportation
Salon
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Paid public parking on-site
Wifi
Vending machine
Non-smoking hotel
ATM on site
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
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Desk
Housekeeping
Safe
Telephone
Iron
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Hair dryer
Wake-up service / alarm clock
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Non-smoking rooms
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English, French, Spanish, Hindi and 1 more

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kkingdunmanway wrote a review Nov 2019
County Cork, Ireland9 contributions14 helpful votes
Stayed at The Embassy for five nights recently No complaints Very clean Plenty towels Beds very comfortable The place has lovely character with some really nice pieces of furniture Staff very friendly and helpful Yes there are homeless people not too far away but did not affect us in any way Great value hotel in central location
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Don H wrote a review Sep 2019
Concord, California14 contributions19 helpful votes
We had a great room. It was very roomy, nice, neat and clean. Nice furniture. It is on a busy street, so there is a lot of street noise. It finally quieted down around midnight, but start up again about 6am. There is a small parking lot in back of the hotel, but no Valet. There is no stopping in front of the hotel-- it is a SF bike lane--there is a loading zone on Turk Street around the corner. There is no bell service and no luggage carts.
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Date of stay: September 2019
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WheresTheBear wrote a review May 2019
Mulgrave, Australia73 contributions42 helpful votes
I stayed here for 3 nights. Hotel is clean however very old and could do with alot of updating although I found hotels of the same standard to be very similar. I booked this hotel because it was not a bad price for being in the city. However you should know it is on the corner of Polk and Turk Street. Turk Street is filled with homeless. Actually saw someone shooting up drugs on this street. Had a very uneasy walk back to the hotel down Turk Street not realising it was such a bad area. So then got Ubers back to the hotel. The gentleman running the hotel was very accommodating and friendly and would get me hot water for my tea as there is no tea/coffee facilities in the room. Which does also seem standard for American hotels. There is a great bar attached to the hotel on the Turk Street corner. That is worth a visit although pretty pricy and not a huge food menu if you want something to eat.
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Date of stay: April 2019
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Room Tip: There aren't any nice views. I'd just ask for a quiet room.
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Andre F wrote a review Mar 2019
Sao Paulo, SP18 contributions3 helpful votes
The hotel is a-OK. That said, service is a nightmare, especially at reception. At check-in, I was told that they accepted CC only, but I wanted to pay in cash. After 10 min arguing, they accepted cash and interestingly took a cash bag from below the counter. During my stay, small things were taken from the room, like coins and gifts I got from an event. I got VERY careful with my belongings. The hotel first 3 floors are part of a community housing program, this is not clear anywhere - therefore safety is zero at the property. To crown this awful experience, they wanted to charge extra when I left, although there were no proof and that at check-in I was said I paid in full. This time, the lady clerk was aggressive, xenophobic ("no one travels to san francisco without credit cards") and I felt harassed. Interesting enough, as I kept calm and asked her if we needed to call the authorities to solve that, she told me to leave, but refused to give me my invoice (although again, I had paid almost 1600 USD at check in). What a trashy, shady, dangerous place. Will never set foot there again, and I strongly recommend that so do you.
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Date of stay: March 2019
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Crossman66 wrote a review Mar 2019
Orpington, United Kingdom38 contributions4 helpful votes
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Before I start let me explain that this hotel is situated in the heart of Tenderloin which is an area of lower income and lower priced properties. On the street there is a lot of deprivation and homelessness which leaves you a little uneasy. There is a lot of drug going on here. Although nothing happened on our first walk myself and wife did not feel really comfortable after dark here and from there on ever night took a cab back so you should factor in about $15 from the centre of SAN Fran that does not have these issues. The rest of SAN Fran is fine it is only this district and I would not have booked if I had done a little more research. Hindsight is great and after the event research showed the area does have a higher crime rate too. Be aware. This is the only place the wife has taken off her Jewellery and believe me when I say we have travelled. Now to the hotel...Art Deco styled hotel with feature and furniture. Nice size rooms, large queen size bed for two. Tv with most USA channels but nothing else. No fridge, no in room safe( you can get something from reception but we hid cash in socks etc. Shower bath combined. Large walk in wardrobe in our room which was very nice. Hairdryer in bathroom, iron and ironing board. No air con and heating is hotel timed so it’s quite nippy in March at night and then at 7 AM you then hear the heating pipes banging away as it starts up. Shower Gel and shampoo supplied by on wall dispenser. This hotel is really basic and there is no restaurant for b&b options and no bar for a nightcap so if you are after that it is not for you. Decorating wise I think our room could also do with a face lift. Tiling in bathroom looks old and grout dirty and a few tiles look like they are soon to fall out to the room below must suffer. Room cost abou $100 pn. On reflection I would pay more elsewhere and this is a budget option
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Date of stay: March 2019
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PRICE RANGE
US$83 - US$226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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embassy hotel san francisco, embassy san francisco
LOCATION
United StatesCaliforniaSan FranciscoDowntown San Francisco / Tenderloin / Theater District / Little Saigon / Van Ness
NUMBER OF ROOMS
128
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Embassy Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to The Embassy Hotel?
Nearby attractions include San Francisco Opera (0.4 km), Asian Art Museum (0.3 km), and San Francisco City Hall (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Embassy Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, airport transportation, and baggage storage.
Is parking available at The Embassy Hotel?
Yes, paid public parking on-site, secured parking, and valet parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Embassy Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Brenda's French Soul Food, Tommy's Joynt, and Saigon Sandwich Shop.
Does The Embassy Hotel have an airport shuttle?
Yes, The Embassy Hotel offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is The Embassy Hotel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.5 km away from the centre of San Francisco.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at The Embassy Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, Hindi, and Nepali.
Are there any historical sites close to The Embassy Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Alcatraz Island (4.9 km), Golden Gate Bridge (6.7 km), and City Lights Booksellers (2.0 km).