Civic Center Inn - San Francisco

790 Ellis St, San Francisco, California, United States, 94109  show map
 2 stars
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Civic Center Inn - San Francisco

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

On-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Swimming pool
Elevator
Check-in/ Check-out

Express check-in/ -out

Verified Reviews:

  • Walking distance to market street - Internet access was spotty - Marbel shower and marbel sink
  • Bathroom looked newly remodeled - Comfortable bed in the room - Staff were friendly
  • Bathroom was the cleanest part of the room - Sheets were clean - Location is pretty central
  • Very low water pressure - Room was cleaned everyday - Staff at reception were pretty friendly
  • Room was clean although small - Bathroom was nice - Tv worked great - Parking area is free

Overview

The central Civic Center Inn offers a bright accommodation in the heart of San Francisco.

A great location gives quick access to Lombard Street, which is 2 km away. Civic Center Inn is within about 20 minutes' walk of the center of San Francisco.

Civic Center Inn is located within a 25-minute drive from San Francisco International airport.

Rooms

This property has 40 guestrooms including standard king room and standard queen room appointed with free wireless internet, cable TV, blackout curtains, a telephone and a separate toilet. Bathrooms come with a shower, a hairdryer and complimentary toiletries.

Eat & Drink

Offering various dining options, Zen Yai Thai and Thai Idea Vegetarian are about 5-minute walk away.

Services

Aside from free self parking, a baggage storage and an elevator, guests can make use of airport transfer, 24-hour front desk and newspaper service.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible on site for free.

Number of rooms:   40.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • On-site parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Vending machines
  • Exterior corridors
  • Multilingual staff

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Newspaper service

Leisure facilities

  • Swimming pool

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Heating

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer on request
  • Room toiletries

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Free local telephone calls
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Blackout curtains

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

790 Ellis St, San Francisco, California, United States, 94109

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City Center
  • San Francisco
    1.1 km
Airports
  • San Francisco International (SFO)
    18.6 km
  • Oakland International Airport (OAK)
    18.8 km
Train Stations
  • Caltrain - 4th & King Street Station
    2.3 km
Underground stations
  • BART - Civic Center Station
    700 m
  • Bus stop
    200 m
Restaurants
  • Zen Yai Thai (cuisine: Thai, Japanese)
    30 m
  • Brenda's French Soul Food (cuisine: French, Cajun & Creole)
    140 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    40

Rooms and availability

Civic Center Inn photos Room
Standard Queen Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed, 2 Double beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
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  • General:Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Media:TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

This bright room includes a cable TV and a private bathroom.

Standard King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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Civic Center Inn Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • War Memorial Opera House600 m

Convention centers

  • Regency Center400 m
  • Cathedral Center400 m

Sport related

  • Regency Ballroom400 m
  • Avalon Ballroom400 m
  • Herbst Theatre500 m

Monuments and Landmarks

  • San Francisco City Hall500 m

Museums

  • Euro Pacific Art Inc300 m
  • Tenderloin Reflection Ctr500 m
  • Asian Art Museum500 m
  • Asian Art Museum500 m

Parks

  • Bill Graham Civic Auditorium500 m

Halls

  • Saint Mary's Cathedral-Assumption400 m
  • Regency Building400 m
  • Post Street Pavilion500 m
  • Zellerbach Rehearsal Hall500 m
  • Show Folks of America500 m

Universities, Institutes

  • Alemany College100 m
  • California Culinary Academy100 m
  • San Francisco School of Psych400 m
  • University-California Hastings500 m
  • Korean Center Inc500 m
  • Career Resources Development500 m
  • Institute-Advanced Study-Human600 m

Theaters

  • War Memorial Opera House600 m

Medical care and Hospitals

  • US Veterans Ctr300 m
  • Saint Francis Memorial Hosp600 m

Underground stations

  • BART - Civic Center Station600 m

Local attractions

  • Chinatown1.6 km
    Grant Avenue
  • Minamoto Kitchoan1.5 km
    648 Market St
  • Children\'s Creativity Museum1.5 km
    221 4th St
  • Painted Ladies1.5 km
    Alamo Square, Steiner and Hayes Sts.
  • Alamo Square1.5 km
    Hayes & Steiner

Near the hotel

  • Asian Art Museum 500 m
    200 Larkin St
  • St. Mary\'s Cathedral 540 m
    1111 Gough St
  • Civic Center570 m
    Off Of Van Ness
  • San Francisco Ballet620 m
    401 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco
  • San Francisco City Hall 540 m
    1 Carlton B Goodlett Pl
  • War Memorial Opera House540 m
    301 Van Ness Avenue at Grove Street, San Francisco
  • Bill Graham Civic Auditorium590 m
    99 Grove St., San Francisco

Restaurants nearby

  • Zen Yai Thai30 m

    Address: 771 Ellis St
    Phone: (415) 441-1640

    74% likes this, based on 6 reviews
    Cuisine: Thai, Japanese
    Price Range: NZD 13 - NZD 20

  • Thai Idea Vegetarian80 m

    Address: 710 Polk St.

    81% likes this, based on 43 reviews
    Cuisine: Thai, Vegetarian

  • Hai KY Mi Gia110 m

    Address: 707 Ellis St
    Phone: 415-771-2577

    93% likes this, based on 31 reviews
    Cuisine: Asian

  • Brenda's French Soul Food140 m

    Address: 652 Polk Street
    Phone: (415) 345-8100

    80% likes this, based on 177 reviews
    Cuisine: French, Cajun & Creole
    Price Range: NZD 14 - NZD 21

  • Thai Stick Restaurant110 m

    Address: 698 Post St
    Phone: 415-928-7730

    75% likes this, based on 65 reviews
    Cuisine: Thai

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    40
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Civic Center Inn Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Civic Center Inn

Average guest rating

5.0out of 10
Guest rating
Based on 217 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Group of friends
    7.4

    Nice staff, good location, good deal for money

    The room was old, but weighed against the good, I would stay there again,

  • Single
    6.6

    Many of the so-called amenities were unavailable or broken.

  • Group of friends
    5.0

    Well, at least there were no bugs.

    It was nothing like the ads.There were no pools,coffee/tea maker, when i checked in i ended up paying more than i booked it for (even w/ taxes), and i would strongly advise against using the deathtrap elevator.

  • Couple
    2.8

    Dirty room (old occupants towel hanging over the door, trampled grapes on the floor, sark hairs in bed). Horrible neighborhood (homeless people & junkies).

  • Family with children
    5.4

    The gentleman tended to many of the guest needs promptly. The location was perfect for me as my husband had dialysis on Webster Street. The area is a bit uncertain at night. We even had homeless walking down halls looking to get high. We were there only one night and I took my George Foreman Grill and my waffle maker. Less in and out and the only other option is pizza delivery (up the street & It's GOOD). There is very little parking; but they don't charge for parking as did every-other place did. If you are only there to sleep-perfect.

    Towel & Pillow stingy. Rooms need upgrades. There were obvious wall and door damage. Ice Machine does not work and I had to beg for ice which was only a smal chunk. Safeway @ Webster & Geary a must stop before retiring for the night.

  • Family with children
    2.8

    Parking space

    No wifi, not clean, no breakfast, environment is not so safe.

  • Couple
    5.0

    It was the cheapest hotel and only 3 miles from the fisherman's wharf.

    Bad part of town. Very difficult to sleep, lots of sirens and city noises, walls are paper thin. They cleaned my room with the do not disturb sign and mistakenly took my pillow case. The room was not very clean, there was a marijuana bud in the plastic cup in the bathroom when we arrived. You get what you pay for.

  • Single
    5.4

    the price was definitely right, and easy free parking. Just be careful at night!

    location is kinda iffy, and for some reason they seem to be very stingy with the washcloths. not sure why.

  • Group of friends
    3.2

    The Hotel location wasn't the best. It's in a very bad spot in town and is know for being quite dangerous.

  • Couple
    7.4

    It was very conveniently located in heart of city and at the transportation hub.

    Neighbourhood is to noisy and inconvenient during late hours

  • Group of friends
    2.8

    When we arrived at 2 P.M. on Saturday, May 14, the lady working was smoking behind the counter when we entered, even though the sign said, "Thank you for not smoking!" We got there before check-in so we left our bags and returned about 5 P.M. She was checking in a couple and that took about 1/2 hour. During that time, she asked everyone in the lobby to help out with the 2 year old running around and help open doors to let in the air. She kept saying, "can I ask you a favor!" It was so inappropriate and tacky. Our shower was cold. We stayed one extra hour on Sunday(til noon) because we had just ran the Bay to Breakers. We were just about ready to leave when a staff member opened the door without knocking to let us know check out was at 11. Also inappropriate and tacky. We could have been naked! I will never ever stay there again! I've traveled all over the world, and this was one of the worst places I've ever been to. For $175 a night, there should have been more professional staff and better amenities. I should have paid $50 for that place. Plus, the location is right down the street from all the crackheads - which we walked through to get to the restaurant. The cost does not match the location, amenities and facility.

  • Couple
    7.0

    The staff was friendly and the location was conveniently located on Polk St. Also, the bathroom was recently remodeled.

    The room wasn't in the best shape but served it's purpose. And the elevator smelled.

  • Older travelers
    7.0

    Location was good with easy access to the city. Room and bedding was clean. Parking was excellent.

    Hotel check in is a bit long winded. It takes at least 15mins per guest. Our room Queen size was compact.

  • Family with children
    4.2

    The price is reasonable.

    There were a lot of flies around and very noisy all night long. The room is very small, no hot water the first night, and no wash cloth in the room. Service was very poor, asked to switch to the other room, but was told all rooms filled and that was not true.

  • Group of friends
    3.8

    There was blood on the shower curtain. Looked like there was remains of feces smeared on the bathroom wall. Elevator smelled like urine and hasn't been inspected since 2004. No dead bolt on the door. Heard sirens all night long. Thin walls-could hear the hotel maid vacuuming next door. Coffee cups in the bathroom but no Coffee machine.

How to reach hotel

hotel Civic Center Inn - San Francisco San Francisco location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

790 Ellis St, San Francisco, California, United States, 94109

Get directions
City Center
  • San Francisco
    1.1 km
Airports
  • San Francisco International (SFO)
    18.6 km
  • Oakland International Airport (OAK)
    18.8 km
Train Stations
  • Caltrain - 4th & King Street Station
    2.3 km
Underground stations
  • BART - Civic Center Station
    700 m
  • Bus stop
    200 m
Restaurants
  • Zen Yai Thai (cuisine: Thai, Japanese)
    30 m
  • Brenda's French Soul Food (cuisine: French, Cajun & Creole)
    140 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    40