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Caesa
Reviewed 28 July 2013

First of all, i would like to say that the people working in the hotel were extremely nice. about the room : the room we stayed in had two double bads, for four people. the room was too small, uncomfortable, without a clothet or any drawers to place our clothes, no table near the beds. there were'nt any mirrors in...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 27 June 2013

My husband and I stayed at the Tropica June 2013. We wanted this location as it was near family, but I was worried after reading some of the reviews. The reservation was made over the phone and when we arrived the lady behind the counter said they didn't have our reservation and no one by the name of the person...

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2Thank Gail W
San Diego, California
Reviewed 2 January 2013

While the price was right in a busy section of SFRAN--the Mission----I would not count it as a regular hotel visit. The room was adequate with private bath. Refrigerator in room did not work. Had a hard time getting fresh towels. No room phone and no control of room heat--had to ask manager. One lamp did not work and though...

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Reviewed 21 August 2012 via mobile

It is clear that the only reason a hotel such as this can continue the way it does is due to its location. The Mission is a brilliant place to stay whether you keep it local or explore the whole of SF. Now that I have mentioned this hotel's single redeeming feature, I can happily reveal that this truly is...

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3Thank Charlottedro
toronto
Reviewed 26 February 2012

Unlike everyone else I didn't find the staff rude, they were very friendly. But it reeked of detergent so strongly it made me sick and the heat was so high, and the smell overwhelming I had to leave my door open to breath. We left window open but it was in the mission so it was far from quiet. I...

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Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 1 December 2011

I booked it on the internetto spend a weekend during a business trip in the Bay. I wanted something cheap (130$/night) for San Francisco standards and I got something cheap. Staff is not properly friendly, and rooms are not comfortable, you have TV though. Bathrooms are shared and some are clean and some not really. It is in the Mission...

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Thank Marco B
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 November 2011

DO NOT STAY AT THIS HELLHOLE. I booked late on returning to here from my first leg. IT is overpriced, airless and disgusting, and the people who run it should not be allowed near a hotel. Rude, inconsiderate and ignorant don't cover it. I looked at the 'rooms' and after explaining my displeasure we left. needless to say a refund...

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1Thank SMTUK1
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 21 September 2011

Had to stay here because nothing else was available. What a pigsty. Absolutely horrendous. There was a prostitute next door...the toilet and shower had to be shared...NEVER told us this. Would not give our money back. The prostitute smoked marijuana and it filtered into our room...there were roaches in the hallway...it was just bad. The area was ok....so we only...

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York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 September 2011

We got to the hotel after a long and unexpected trip to San Fran and was one of the only hotels open and with vacancies. We actually really enjoyed this night and all because of the lovely receptionist/owner. A lovely indian woman who was very welcoming and gave us a good rate and a nice room. We had a comfy...

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1Thank Yorkshirewanders
Great Harbour Cay
Reviewed 12 September 2011

Easy to find in San Francisco's Mission District. Not a bad part of town. Artsy, hip, young. The hotel rooms are small and simple -with a Hawaiian theme. There was a tv, and free wireless interenet access, but no air-conditioning nor a phone. The windows did not have screens. I was hot, but a bit nervous to open the window...

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Mission District
From burritos to bicyclists, the Mission is the foundation for all things hip in the city. Cultural attractions, an independent arts community, sumptuous street murals and a high density of bars and cafes make this neighbourhood a magnet for young people. While terrific inexpensive food is abundant, its top-of-the-line restaurants now compete with the city’s best for fashionable diners. Indulge as the locals do by heading to Mission Dolores Park, buy some ice cream, and savor one of the most diverse neighbourhoods in the country.
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mix in some vintage Hawaii and throw in a dash of modern San Francisco, with a touch of Las Vegas and the results equal, San Francisco's newest hotel The Hotel Tropica. Colourful and bright mosaics, Hawaiian fabrics, Chinese bamboo, palm trees and beautiful vintage art adorn the hotel, making for a most unique experience.The hotel consists of 40 guestrooms featuring single and double beds, refrigerators and microwaves in each room, cable TV+ HBO, private bathrooms with full tubs and showers, FREE high speed internet access in every room, and electronic locks. There are 3 rooms with bay windows overlooking Valencia Street. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Tropica

Address: 663 Valencia St, San Francisco, CA 94110-1150
Region: United States > California > San Francisco > Mission District
Price Range: $111 - $146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Tropica 2*
Number of rooms: 40
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Also Known As:
Tropicana Hotel San Francisco
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“Back rooms are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles therbert11, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The are rooms with a public shared bathroom - make sure you are not booking those rooms”
 of 5 bubbles LakeEireOhio, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Depending on the night of the week, there is a lot of activity on Valencia Street and it can be loud.”
  • My room - bathroom is just to the right
 of 5 bubbles AKFrostbite, 11 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Look at the room before taking.”
 of 5 bubbles saint5, 1 Jan 2013 | Read review
“yes, the cardboard boxes on Mission would be a better option”
 of 5 bubbles SMTUK1, 15 Nov 2011 | Read review
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