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Iowa City, Iowa
1 review
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Encore Express Hotel is part of Music City (a unique network of musicians services designed to foster creativity and create support within the community). It's just a few blocks west of the Dragon's Gate and served by several nearby bus lines. I spent 5 days at the Encore Express and had a great time. The rooms are clean and well-maintained,... More 

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Hilo, Hawaii
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Reviewed 25 October 2016

I miss the chair at the dorm room and the trash is so small for 6 males at the dorm room. There is no space for baggage. The shower and toilet are clean. The location is super. It is more hotel than hostel. I should to prefer at the hostel for dorm room than this hotel.

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Galati, Romania
2 reviews
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Encore Express Hotel was a great choice in terms of Value, Location and Service. Clean toilets, very kind staff and good location. However, our experience was shadowed by a mouse who was roaming around our room at night. Reception is closed at night, hence we waited until the following day to report the incident. Although staff assured us they'd have... More 

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Sacramento, California
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

The stairs to get up to the "front desk" were a bit difficult for this mobility deficient being, but a "younger body" person would have no problem. I was fortunate enough to receive a bottom bunk, that was very large and roomy for me The other bunks were clean, as was the sweetly decorated room. The only "problem" I would... More 

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São Paulo, SP
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

This hotel is no good, but at least you save some money... Me and my wife were there in a private room with shared bathroom. It was a bad experience. First of all, staff is limited to the front desk, but it is not too interested in help. When we arrived, we spent a long time trying to get front... More 

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Nürnberg
2 reviews
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Very cramped place. For the price charged, the service provided is just not to the standard. For people who is used to the services of European hostels/hotels, this experience is a complete let down. It is unbelievable that they have just 2 bathrooms for a floor while the number of guests are close to 20 or 30.

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Las Vegas
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

My recommendation is to screen and remind clients that there is no smoking in the rooms. There was a person smoking marijuana in my room at night, and even though I told him not to, there was no authority to make him stop or avoid possible retaliation. It was a very difficult situation.

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San Francisco, California
1 review
Reviewed 15 October 2016

There is no space to move inside the room, dirty bathrooms sometimes, people were unfriendly, stairs to go up and nobody to help you with the luggages. Its far from union square it is near chinatown. Noise street.

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Poznan
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Reviewed 10 October 2016

Very good location. Clean but very dark rooms . Friendly personel. You can easily find parking just nearby or even park on the the street overnight , but not at the day. Not expensive for San Francisco.

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Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for 4 nights in a 6 person dorm room. The location is OK. No common areas. The dorm room was really squishy and there was a mouse in our room which was disgusting. They called someone in to look at it the next day but the whole place is a bit old and run down so difficult... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Encore Express Hotel is centrally located near Van Ness Avenue and Union Square shopping districts, with many excellent food options as well as bars and nightlife located on adjacent Polk Stret. The Encore Express features 18 guest rooms with a mix of shared bath and private bath rooms as well as shared room dormitory accommodations. Private room options feature either 1 Double size or 1 Queen size bed, with deluxe options of Junior Suite (two queen beds) or King suite with private bathroom. Vanity sinks, work station, mini-fridge and a cable TV are included as room amenities in all room types aside from the dormitories. Shared showers and restrooms are found in four convenient locations per floor, just down the hall from the bedrooms. Looking for the best value and on a limited budget? Our clean, well maintained rooms are the most reasonable in the San Francisco Union Square/Nob Hill District and our friendly, helpful staff is happy to assist you with directions and recommendations for activities within San Francisco. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Encore Express Hotel

Address: 1353 Bush Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
Region: United States > California > San Francisco
Price Range: $100 - $206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Encore Express Hotel 1.5*
Number of rooms: 36
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Encore Express San Francisco
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#4 Best Value Hotel in San Francisco
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“Ask for a room that receives the least noise from the band rehearsing.”
 of 5 bubbles JMangSP, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Try avoid room next to the shared bathroom for noise.”
 of 5 bubbles Swallowyanzi, 9 Jun 2016 | Read review
“try to book dorm on same level as office.”
 of 5 bubbles howardl435, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“Bottom dorm beds are the roomiest.”
 of 5 bubbles Q769LRsarahb, 15 May 2016 | Read review
“Stay close to bathrooms to avoid walking around the hotel floor in your PJs or towel”
 of 5 bubbles Ashleigh16, 4 May 2016 | Read review
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