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Encore Express Hotel/Hostel

Encore Express Hotel/Hostel

1353 Bush Street San Francisco CA, San Francisco, USA Map Send to a friend
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Accommodation USA San Francisco Encore Express Hotel/Hostel

Encore Express Hotel/Hostel

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The newly renovated Encore Express is centrally located near Van Ness and Union Square shopping districts. The Encore Express features 18 guest rooms with a mix of dormitory accommodations, shared hall bath and private bath guest rooms.

Each room comes with Bunk Beds, one Double bed or one Queen bed, vanity sinks, work station, phone and a cable TV. Shared bath guest rooms include all the same amenities found in our deluxe rooms. Showers and restrooms are found in four convenient locations just down the hall from the bedrooms. New Registration Desk located at 1353 Bush Street room 107.

Upon check-in the photo identification and credit card is required. All special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. 16.25% Tax is not included.

We have Free WIFI in all our guest rooms. If you have your laptop or phone with wireless access to the internet. You will be able to log in to our Hotel wireless any where in the hotel.

Our New 4 beds female Dorm room and 4 beds boy Dorm room include lockers, vanity sinks, mini fridge, work station, phone and a cable TV. Please note that no check in will be allow to Dorm rooms after 11:00pm. Guest must check in before 11:00 PM, unless all 4 beds is reserved for same group.

Extra free amenities available upon requested

**hair dryer

**Iron and iron board

**Fan

**lock

**computer use

All Local calls are free of charge.

Front Desk only open from 9:30 am to 11:00 pm (Monday to Sunday). Guest will need to call or email us at least 48 hours before check in for special late check in or early check in instructions (outside of these times.).

Please note that no check in will be allow to Dorm rooms after 11:00 pm. Guest must check in before 11:00 PM, unless all 4 beds is reserved for same group.

Only credit card will be accepted for the payment.

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Highlights

  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Free Internet

Important Information

Upon check-in, all room charges must be payed by credit card. We do not accept cash payments for room charges. All special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. 16.25% Tax is not included.

Front Desk only open from 9:30 am to 11:00 pm (Monday to Sunday). Guest will need to call 415 816-6207 or email us at least 48 hours prior to arrival at frontdesk@encoreexpress.com for special late check in instructions.

Please note that we only accept Credit Card or Debit Card for payment.

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Very good 78%

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Overall, not bad; a good enough place to crash. However, it could be better.
The rooms are far too small. Too much crammed into too small a space. I lost count the number of times I ran into things just trying to turn around. It can also get quite hot in there.
There is no common area and no kitchen. There is a microwave oven in the room, but that mainly just makes the room smell.
Absolutely not enough showers for so many people.
The location is not terrible, but it's just far enough away from everything to be inconvenient.

Overall
3
Location
2
Cleanliness
4
Value
3
Facilities
3
Service
4

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excellent

Overall
5
Location
4
Cleanliness
5
Value
5
Facilities
5
Service
5

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I was in San Francisco for a week and had a chance to stay here for a week. I think this place is great if you don't care about the hotel amenities like a swimming pool, room service, etc. The place is really clean and safe, feels more expensive than what you're paying for. I say, save the money on the stay and spend on all the things to do in San Francisco, that's exactly what I did. My initial concern with this place was the shared bathroom, I'd never really done that ever before. But on staying here, it wasn't bad at all, the staff cleans them frequently enough and I always found them clean. There's a great coffee place nearby to spend your time at. This hotel provides you with free wifi, which is fast enough, when it is working. I found that many times, it just wouldn't work. But overall a great place, and its amazing value for its money. ps : the band noise didn't really bother me at all.

Overall
4
Location
4
Cleanliness
5
Value
5
Facilities
3
Service
3

For 31 bucks a night I got a room with a large bed, fridge, TV and sink. Showers and toilets were shared, as advertised. The bathroom and shower was cleaned every day when I was there, and was always clean, so no complaints there. 31 bucks for your own private room is great value for money!

The hotel is in the lower Nob Hill/Tendernob area, which has a decent amount of restaurants, fast food places, bars, etc. So it is possible to go out and eat and drink at places in the blocks surrounding the hotel. If you feel like taking a longer walk, Fishermans Wharf and Nob Hill/Russian Hill are 20-30 minutes walk from the hotel.

There's also lots of public transportation nearby, including night busses that stop at the Van Ness and Sutter bus stop 2 blocks from the hotel. To get to the hotel from anywhere in SF, simply take any bus that stops anywhere on Van Ness Avenue, then switch to one of the busses that runs north along Van Ness avenue, and get off at the Sutter station (there's a bus station every couple of hundred feet, so it doesn't matter if you get off early or late, just means you'll have to walk a few blocks extra). This also applies to the night busses that run between 01 and 05. To get to the hotel from the airport, take the BART train to the Civic Center station, walk two blocks to the corner of Van Ness and Market St, and take the 47 or 49 bus to Sutter st. Or you can spend 10 dollars more and get a taxi.

I would recommend this hotel to anyone, especially if you're traveling on a budget. It's a nice clean room in a decent area of town for a very cheap price. One thing to keep in mind is the front desk is not occupied 24/7, I think they go home around 5PM. So make sure you hold on tight to your key card when you go out in the evening, cause if you were to lose it you'd be screwed... I give this a 3 in service rating not because I received bad service - the staff were friendly and helpful - but simply because there IS no service at night because nobody's there. I guess that's one of the ways they keep costs down.

Overall
4
Location
4
Cleanliness
4
Value
5
Facilities
4
Service
3

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room was very nice and not a bad location, didn't take us long to walk anywhere. It did get very hot in the room, especially being on the third floor. A fan should have been provided. Other than that a great stay!

Overall
4
Location
4
Cleanliness
4
Value
4
Facilities
3
Service
4

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I would recommend anyone to stay here. Very reasonably the priced, the location is good very central and walking distance to anywhere or just hopp on a bus or the car cable ... Its also safe..
The reception is there till 11pm and they are very helpfull...... the rooms have a window so you can get a little air. Housekeeping comes and does ur bed the next day .. Bathrooms are clean .. just a little small but thats ok i guess. Kewl place to stay ... I recommend it to anyone .... Its great place

Regards,,

Ace Rosengarten
Melbourne / Australia

Overall
5
Location
5
Cleanliness
5
Value
5
Facilities
5
Service
5

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Nicely situated and friendly hotel. Will come again.

Overall
4
Location
5
Cleanliness
4
Value
4
Facilities
4
Service
4

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Hotel Amenities

  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Hairdryers
  • Hairdryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Towels Included

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  • Laundry Facilities
  • Towels for Hire

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  • Cable TV

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