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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Enjoyed our 3 night stay. Friendly and helpful employees especially Ravi! Lots of parking. Free coffee in the morning. Nice and clean room with good sized refrigerator and microwave. Would definitely go back!

Thank sbc_2478
FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Hotel V, responded to this review

We appreciate reading that your enjoyed a nice clean room during your three night stay at Hotel V. On behalf of our entire team, it was a pleasure to host you, and we will make sure to share your kind words and praises with Ravi. We aim to make your San Francisco visit as convenient as possible, so we are...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Place is no thrills, just a building with carparking and rooms. However several dining options available nearby also for breakfast. Check-in and checkout was quick and friendly. Rooms are no thrills but they have the necessities. If you're looking for convenient place to stay near the airport, this place is good.

Thank Hannes R
FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Hotel V, responded to this review

Dear Hannes, Your recommendation of our property is greatly appreciated! Thank you for sharing the details of your stay. We are glad that even though our room is a no-frills kind of place, you had all the necessary amenities. We will be sure to keep up the great work we are doing with our expedient service. Next time your travels...

Amherst, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed there for 5 days while visiting relatives in San Francisco. The hotel is very basic - no lobby or restaurant or breakfast. The room is large an very clean. Large TV with HBO, coffee maker, microwave, fridge, and a dining table with two chairs so we could make our own breakfast. Good free WiFi and parking. For the...

Thank zTraveler26
FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Hotel V, responded to this review

Thank you for letting us know how you enjoyed your stay at the Hotel V. We do our best to provide guests with an optimal balance of comfort and affordability. It's wonderful to receive such a good review. We hope that you enjoyed your time with your relatives and that our location made it easy to spend quality time with...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was formerly the Airport Howard Johnson which was a budget hotel and so-so. Has been nicely updated and still stays as a budget/mid-range facility. Well done update. Great location. Had a problem with the booking through Booking.com (happening more and more frequently) and Manager was very helpful in resolving this. Will definitely stay again.

Thank jumpup67
FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Hotel V, responded to this review

We would like to start by thanking you for recognizing all of the hard work we did to renovate the property and still deliver a quality stay at a great value. It is also nice to know that our location was ideal for your stay. We do apologize for any inconvenience you experienced with your Booking.com reservation, and we are...

South San Francisco
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to stay near SFO, small place so no waiting on lines to check in and Ihop,Dennys and Mcdonalds a block away along with freeway entrances.Overall it's a great place to stay for the price. Staff was nice, friendly and worked with us to accomodate us. Will book again so I'm very happy with Hotel V.

Thank Sfjose
FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Hotel V, responded to this review

Your rave review makes us smile! We take pride in providing efficient and friendly service. It's so nice to hear we were able to accommodate all your needs and will pass your kind words along to our staff. We're so pleased that our convenient location and affordable rates met your expectations as well. You pay us a high compliment by...

Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was looking for an inexpensive one night motel near SFO. Decided to stay at Motel V and was really impressed. Older basic motel but exceptionally clean and the front office staff were friendly and very very helpful from the time I called for an airport shuttle until I checked out early the following morning. Free WIFI, Clean, close to...

Thank psschultz
FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Hotel V, responded to this review

We're so pleased to receive your kind and positive feedback! It was our pleasure to make your travels to and from San Francisco run smoothly. Our team agrees, the shuttle is the way to go. We're glad our clean accommodations, WiFi, convenient location and friendly staff met all your expectations. It is the highest compliment we can receive when a...

West New York, New Jersey
Reviewed 17 March 2017

I have to say, at first I had some doubts about this little hotel. But although it's not fancy, it's clean, updated, and comfy. You get wifi, microwave, and little refrigerator included. Here's the thing: It's close to the airport and you get a free shuttle to/from hotel/airport. If you are tight on cash and want to do Downtown San...

Thank tracykay14
FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Hotel V, responded to this review

Dear Tracy, We couldn't be more pleased with your comments! Your feedback captures the essence of our hotel: clean, comfortable and convenient. Your tips will certainly be helpful for future guests! We are proud to offer a shuttle to and from the airport to make your stay here in San Francisco that much easier. We hope you'll join us again...

Silver Spring, Maryland
Reviewed 13 March 2017

My mom and I needed a hotel close to the San Francisco International airport for our flight back to the east coast the next day in the early morning of Thursday. I did a Google search and found this hotel along with the other well known hotel chains close to the airport. We were able to make a reservation the...

Thank Jesilu M
FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Hotel V, responded to this review

Dear Jesilu, Thank you for sharing your detailed review of your recent stay. We are pleased to hear you and your mother thoroughly enjoyed your stay with us. It was delightful to read that our staff members provided you with friendly and courteous service throughout your stay, starting with the booking process. We will be sure to pass along your...

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Reviewed 12 March 2017

Room was great. It was clean and comfortable. Upgraded us to 2 beds, free of charge. Close to the airport, and they had a free shuttle. Front desk attendants were very friendly and helpful. Air conditioning and heat worked wonderfully.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Hotel V, responded to this review

It was a pleasure hosting you during your recent visit to San Francisco. We are delighted to know that our complimentary airport shuttle helped facilitate your travels by providing you with quick transportation. Our team is dedicated to helping in any way they can and we are glad you felt welcomed and accommodated during your stay. During your next visit...

Rockaway, New Jersey
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Originally booked through booking.com and then found a cheaper rate at hotels.com Unlike other reviews I thought the $10 fee was stated clearly. Booked based on reviews of recent remodels which were apparent and true, but yes the building is a motel style. (the sign "extended stays welcome" did cause us to worry for just a moment as the shuttle...

Thank PamikeG
FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Hotel V, responded to this review

Your feedback is greatly appreciated and will be used as training opportunities for our staff. Thanks for sharing. It is delightful to hear you were pleased with our renovated, clean rooms and they give you reason to come back in the future. Nonetheless, we apologize for the misinformation you were given in regards to the BART schedule. We agree, our...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Airport Transportation
  • Shuttle Bus Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel V is brought you by Lifestyle Hotels, and offers an elegant retreat in a classic San Francisco Boutique environment. Blending world class hospitality with an inviting atmosphere, we promise you'll be pleased with your stay. Our newly renovated 53-room hotel was designed to cater to business and leisure travelers alike by providing a complimentary 24 hour airport shuttle, in-room coffee, microwave and refrigerator, and complimentary Wifi through out the hotel.Great location and phenomenal service! Close to Downtown, Golden Gate Park, the Convention Center, Fisherman's Wharf, shopping, Alcatraz, and the San Francisco Airport. - Visit us soon! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel V

Address: 222 S Airport Blvd, South San Francisco, CA 94080-6701 (Formerly Howard Johnson Express Inn South San Francisco)
Region: United States > California > South San Francisco
Price Range: $154 - $292 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel V 2*
Number of rooms: 53
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Also Known As:
Howard Johnson Express Hotel South San Francisco
Howard Johnson Hotel Express
South San Francisco Howard Johnson
Howard Johnson South San Francisco
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