El Capitan Hotel - San Francisco

2361 Mission St, San Francisco, CA, United States, 94110show map
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5
Guest ratingBased on  17 reviews
Overview

Set in the heart of San Francisco, the pleasant El Capitan Hotel provides elegant rooms.

The hotel is approximately 15 minutes' walk from The Castro. The property is located within a 20-minute walk to the center of San Francisco.

There is Right Of Way/Liberty St train station nearby. The hotel is approximately 25 minutes' drive away from San Francisco International airport.

Rooms

For a comfortable stay in San Francisco El Capitan Hotel offers 40 rooms fitted with cable TV with on-demand movies, pay TV, coffee/tea makers, a personal computer and a sofa. Guests can take advantage of a shower, a hairdryer and bath sheets supplied in the bathrooms.

Eat & Drink

The onsite restaurant specializes in local cuisine. Servring a selection of food Arabian Nights and Las Tinajas Restaurant are placed a 5-minute walk away.

Services

Such business facilities as a business center and a copier are also available on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hostel for free.

Guest Parking

Paid Public parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   40.

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Facilities
Wi-Fi
Parking

Paid parking

Kitchen facilities

Shared kitchen

Air conditioning
Laundry
Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

TV

Flat-screen TV

Elevator

Lift

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining

  • Bar/ Lounge area

Business

  • Business centre
  • Fax/Photocopying

Spa & Leisure

  • Night club
  • Leisure/ TV room

Room features

  • Heating
  • Dressing area
  • Ironing facilities

Self-catering

  • Shared kitchen

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock
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Good to know
Check-infrom 2 pmFREECheck-outuntil 11 amFREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 2 yearsExisting beddingFREEExtra bedChildren above
2 years or adults
Extra bed
There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Location
  • Nearby
  • Restaurants
  • City landmarks
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Getting around
Train
Caltrain - 4th & King Street Station1.8 mi
Underground
BART - 16th St. Mission Station2300 ft
Bus
Bus stop400 ft
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Reviews
4.8
Guest ratingBased on  17  reviews
  • 4.2
    Guest rating

    Everything, the place was in the middle of renovating and really should have stayed closed until they were ready to open.

  • 6.2
    Good

    Go to city is fast

    Inside hotel very noisily

  • 4.2
    Guest rating

    They would not understand that it might be important for a client to have a wifi. It was totally not working.. if you don't need wifi, then it is ok, the room was freshly painted and fine.

  • 6.2
    Good

    The rooms are pretty good for the prices.

    The Hotel is actually in renovation, a bit dirty outside the rooms in the corridors.

  • 4.2
    Guest rating

    Was woken up at 3am thanks to shouting from another guest. Wifi was intermittent. The area is far from most tourist attractions and is not safe to walk alone at night. Shower and toilet facilities very poor.

  • 3.2
    Guest rating

    The first night the booking we had reserved was not available and after arguing for an hour management made us pay extra for a different room than what we had booked!! That same night the fire alarm went off, and management silenced it! The firefighters who came to put out the fire yelled at the guy at the desk for silencing the alarm. The second night police officers yelled "Police!" and were knocking on someone's door down the call. Our room was close to the front desk that night and I could hear everything, including some other guy arguing with mgmt until 3AM! There were small blood stains all over my sheets the first night... bedbugs!? Didn't see any bugs but the sheets were gross. Shower curtain in one of the bathrooms was moldy.

  • 2.4
    Guest rating

    Absolutely nothing and they had no record of my reservation and refused to let me check in until I faxed them the confirm from Booked.net.

    The worst part was the staff. They were beyond rude. That hotel just needs to be shut down.

  • 6.2
    Good

    It was cheap and the location is great for Mission bara and restaurants and also catching bart downtown or to the airport

    The Old guy at reception is rude. The wifi doesnt work. The tv in the room doesnt work. The shared bathrooms are pretty grim

  • 5.4
    Guest rating

    Room was big and clean. Very simple. Bed was old and I suspect of fleas. Shower takes a long time to adjust between burning and cold water. Staff is disorganized. They tried to give me a different room without bathroom, though they offered a lower price. No elevator. Traffic noise. I was amazed to find a flat screen TV which I did not use. Neighbourhood is not that friendly, not has interesting restaurants/stores, but BART is three blocks away. Guess if you are on a tight budget or like me didn't find any other place in the city, El Capitan can be a good choice. I paid a fourth of what i expected.

    Internet was very unstable. That really annoyed me.

  • 5.4
    Guest rating

    Good value for money, nice location (I love the Mission District and it´s near the nice Dolores Park).

    The staff here seems that they don´t want me here. Their English is poor, and they seem bothered if I ask for help or have som questions. There are very noisy people in other rooms. You should only stay on this "hotel" if you have a low traveling budget or want to stay in a central place in The Mission District.

  • 3.8
    Guest rating

    Nothing. This place is run down and really not as portrayed on the internet.

    This is not an hotel. It is more a backpackers dorm than anything else. The room was clean but the place was riddled with "bed bugs". My keys did not work and I was unable to unlock the front door. I did not even sleep in the bed but ontop of it. The bath was dirty en and the paint was peeling off in the bath. The "Free WiFi" was useless and kept droppimh connection. I would recommend San Francisco to other travelers but to not stay al El Capitan.

  • 6.6
    Good

    A very good price. My room was clean and no bug beds were to be reported. The wi-fi and the heater worked. There is a washbasin in the room. The Hotel is in the core of the Mission District, the latino part of San Francisco. There was always somebody at the desk, even late at night.

    The Hotel is old and and the common parts are not quite clean. The walls are thin and not very soundproof. You have to share the old common batheroom with half of the rooms at the same level..

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Highlights
5
Guest ratingBased on  17 reviews
Good to know
Check-infrom 2 pmFREECheck-outuntil 11 amFREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 2 yearsExisting beddingFREEExtra bedChildren above
2 years or adults
Extra bed
There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
Cancellation
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Getting around
Train
Caltrain - 4th & King Street Station1.8 mi
Underground
BART - 16th St. Mission Station2300 ft
Bus
Bus stop400 ft
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