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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Queen sized room would have had place for either a comfortable chair in a corner or desk with a more appropriate chair to sit and work. It was functional for my purposes as I largely slept in the room, but making it a little more comfortable for BEING in the room to read or work would add to the...

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is an awesome place to get affordable rooms and good service, with the location being walking distance from Chinatown and Japan town; and very near to Union square. Although if one is taking a shared room, they must keep their belongings at their own risk.

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have stayed here becuase of the review, but everything is opposite:) , I don't want to recommend Encore Express Hotel. Not comfortable, helpful and servicemind. When i sleep on the bed , next days i have allergic becuase of sheet & blanket. The bathroom is so duty.

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 10 December 2016

I reserved the 6 bed deluxe female dorm with kitchen and private bath. I only had 2 roommates on seperate days and i work nights. So pretty much had the place to myself for the week n it was great. Thanks

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Reviewed 20 November 2016

Excellent hotel.....5 stars very clean , great location very friendly staff a plus all the way around . One of the Best hotels in the city. Very quaint .....if your looking for great value for your money the private rooms are excellent.

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Wow. The service here is great. But I'm not a Musician, just an average Hosteler. To my dismay, some of the housekeepers play pranks and really can make a night uncomfortable. And that's very unfortunate.

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Kobe
Reviewed 18 November 2016

A dormitory was changed to this hostel & music studios.(Professional musicians played till 2am over the ceiling. Good performance in my ear.) Boutique,theater(now LionKing),cablecar are in the walking range downtown. Perfectly signed roadname at main crossing & well preserved bus stop map.(In LAX smutty useless) will guide you clear to anywhere in downtown SanFrancisco. A small electric range is set...

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 16 November 2016

The staff was very friendly. The rooms and bathrooms were cleaned and disinfected daily. Hot and cold water fountain was very much appreciated. Upon my next visit I am planning to stay at the Encore again. Thanks for the great hospitality!

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Saskatoon
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Spent a few days in SF at this nice little place. Good location for a lot of walking exploration, which I love. Lots of night traffic, so a bit noisy, also because it's an older building. The local bartender was shocked at how cheap my rate was, so the price is definitely good. Lots of character too.

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Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

I almost passed on Encore when I read some of the reviews. Then I stayed at Encore. The rooms were clean. The staff was nice. Their building secure. And the area is better than the other hostels. Still I envied the kitchen of San Francisco Hostel. Then I stayed at San Francisco Hostel. Nobody had to tell me to run...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: $95 - $184 (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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“Recption only accepts cash.”
 of 5 bubbles mervinmer, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“There is no lift so you'll have to climb a stiff staircase with your luggage.”
 of 5 bubbles LC_Leslie, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“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
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