Opal Hotel - San Francisco

1050 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, United States, 94109  show map
 3 stars
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Opal Hotel - San Francisco

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

USD 46.74 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Cafe

Coffee shop

Shuttle

Airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Verified Reviews:

  • Breakfast spread was pretty good - Staff were friendly - Easily accessible
  • Good price - Thin wall and floor - Hotel is nicely situated
  • Fancy lobby - Slow wifi - Good access to everywhere
  • Great complimentary breakfast - Adequate room - No business center
  • Beautiful room - Comfortable bed - Limited vending machines

Overview

The grand 3-star The Opal San Francisco Hotel offers an ideal spot in a financial area close to nightclubs, restaurants and pubs. Occupying a 5-story antique building, the hotel was remodeled in 2009.

The hotel is 10 minutes' walk away from Warfield Theater, Pioneer's Monument and Orpheum Theatre. It is about 2 km away from the center of San Francisco.

Coit Tower is 2.4 km of the property, while San Francisco Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender is around 1.6 km away.

The venue is notable for the great location within a 20-minute drive to San Francisco International airport.

Rooms

Guests are offered 164 beautiful rooms featuring complimentary Wi-Fi, climate control, an iPod dock, a safe and a heating system. They have carpet floor and cozy furniture.

Eat & Drink

There is a lobby for guests to enjoy their meal. The restaurant menu features American dishes. Guests can eat at Tommy's Joynt and Mel's Drive, situated within a 5-minute walk of the venue.

Services

Currency exchange, a safe deposit box and a storage room along with computer equipment, a photocopier and a meeting room are also at guests' disposal.

Relax

On-site amenities for fitness include a gym and a fitness room.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

public parking is possible on site at USD 46.74 per day.

Year renovated:   2009.  Number of floors:   5.  Number of rooms:   164.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Coffee shop
  • Vending machines
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Airport shuttle
  • City shuttle service
  • Room service
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Business services
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Free local telephone calls
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
  • Blackout curtains

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 17 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

1050 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, United States, 94109

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City Center
  • San Francisco
    4000 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Caltrain - 4th & King Street Station
    1.6 mi
Underground stations
  • BART - Civic Center Station
    3300 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Tommy's Joynt (cuisine: American)
    300 ft
  • Mel's Drive-In - Van Ness (cuisine: American, Californian)
    200 ft
Beaches
  • North Beach
    1.2 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    164

Rooms and availability

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Standard Double Room
Bed type: Queen-size bed or King-size bed or Double beds
Size: 205 sq. feet
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    King Room
    Bed type: King-size bed
    Size: 205 sq. feet
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      Standard Queen Room
      Bed type: Queen-size bed
      Size: 155 sq. feet
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      • Air conditioning
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        Junior Suite
        Bed type: 2 Queen-size beds
        Size: 155 sq. feet
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        Deluxe Room
        Bed type: King-size bed or 1 Single bed or Double bed
        Size: 205 sq. feet
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        • Air conditioning
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          Deluxe Room
          Bed type: King-size bed
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            Deluxe Room
            Bed type: Queen-size bed
            Size: 155 sq. feet
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              Deluxe Junior Suite
              Bed type: Double beds
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              How to reach hotel

              hotel Opal Hotel - San Francisco San Francisco location
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              Hotel Address:

              1050 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, United States, 94109

              Get directions
              City Center
              • San Francisco
                4000 ft
              Airports
              Train Stations
              • Caltrain - 4th & King Street Station
                1.6 mi
              Underground stations
              • BART - Civic Center Station
                3300 ft
              • Bus stop
                400 ft
              Restaurants
              • Tommy's Joynt (cuisine: American)
                300 ft
              • Mel's Drive-In - Van Ness (cuisine: American, Californian)
                200 ft
              Beaches
              • North Beach
                1.2 mi
              Hotel information
              • Check-in:
                from  3 pm
              • Check-out:
                until  12 pm
              • Year renovated:
                2009
              • Number of floors:
                5
              • Number of rooms:
                164

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              What's nearby

              Tourist attractions

              Convention centers

              Sport related

              Monuments and Landmarks

              Museums

              • Euro Pacific Art Inc - 400 ft
              • Tenderloin Reflection Ctr - 2300 ft
              • National Japanese Amer Hstrcl - 2300 ft
              • Asian Art Museum - 2300 ft

              Halls

              • Regency Building - 700 ft
              • Saint Mary's Cathedral-Assumption - 1000 ft
              • Show Folks of America - 1400 ft
              • Post Street Pavilion - 2000 ft
              • Zellerbach Rehearsal Hall - 2300 ft
              • California Club of California - 2300 ft

              Universities, Institutes

              • San Francisco School of Psych - 700 ft
              • Korean Center Inc - 700 ft
              • Alemany College - 700 ft
              • California Culinary Academy - 1000 ft
              • Institute-Advanced Study-Human - 1400 ft
              • Career Resources Development - 2000 ft
              • University-California Hastings - 2300 ft

              Theaters

              Medical care and Hospitals

              • Saint Francis Memorial Hosp - 1700 ft
              • US Veterans Ctr - 1700 ft

              Local attractions

              • Contemporary Jewish Museum - 5100 ft
                736 Mission Street (between Third and Fourth streets), San Francisco
              • Chinatown - 1.0 mi
                Grant Avenue, San Francisco
              • Tin How Temple - 1.0 mi
                125 Waverly Place, San Francisco
              • Old Cathedral of St. Mary - 5200 ft
                660 California Street at Grant Avenue, San Francisco
              • California Historical Society - 5300 ft
                678 Mission Street, San Francisco

              Near the hotel

              • St. Mary's Cathedral - 1400 ft
                1111 Gough Street at Geary Street, San Francisco
              • Asian Art Museum - 2400 ft
                200 Larkin Street, San Francisco
              • Sacramento Street - 2500 ft
                Between Broderick and Spruce Street, San Francisco
              • Japantown - 2700 ft
                Post and Buchanan Streets, San Francisco
              • War Memorial Opera House - 2100 ft
                301 Van Ness Avenue at Grove Street, San Francisco
              • Japan Center - 2400 ft
                Bordered by Geary Boulevard and Fillmore, San Francisco
              • San Francisco Ballet - 2600 ft
                401 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco

              Restaurants nearby

              • Tommy's Joynt - 300 ft

                Address: 1101 Geary Blvd
                Phone: (415) 775-4216

                72% likes this, based on 225 reviews
                Cuisine: American
                Price Range: USD 1 - USD 20

              • Thai Stick Restaurant - 400 ft

                Address: 698 Post St
                Phone: 415-928-7730

                68% likes this, based on 63 reviews
                Cuisine: Thai

              • Napoli Pizza - 500 ft

                Address: 1045 Polk St
                Phone: 415-885-2222

                51% likes this, based on 6 reviews

              • Mel's Drive-In - Van Ness - 200 ft

                Address: 1050 Van Ness Ave
                Phone: (415) 292-6358

                52% likes this, based on 138 reviews
                Cuisine: American, Californian
                Price Range: USD 1 - USD 20

              • YamaSho - 500 ft

                Address: 1161 Post Street
                Phone: 415-346-2222

                69% likes this, based on 35 reviews
                Cuisine: Japanese
                Price Range: USD 5 - USD 15

              Hotel information
              • Check-in:
                from  3 pm
              • Check-out:
                until  12 pm
              • Year renovated:
                2009
              • Number of floors:
                5
              • Number of rooms:
                164
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              Opal Reviews

              Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Opal

              Average guest rating

              7.4out of 10
              Very good
              Based on 957 reviews

              Guest reviews

              • Single
                7.4

                The staff was very accommodating . They were creative in handling situations that were specific to me, my vacation, my time at the Opal. They tried their best to help with maps and other information sources when I approached them with questions about San Francisco and the surrounding area.

                I would have appreciated screens on the windows. I was on an upper floor so it was not a security issue but I did not want any small flying visitors in my room. I wanted to open them but mostly kept them closed.

              • Group of friends
                8.8

                For a nice price, a good quality hotel, with nice staff and a reasonably good location. Its not on the "heart of the city" but close enough to everything.

                Breakfast could be better, but it was decent.

              • Older travelers
                7.8

                Helpful staff with local knowledge. Well situated in a good area for transport bars restaurants shopping and attractions.

              • Older travelers
                6.2

                size of the room, bathroom and bed is good.

                breakfast is rather poor.

              • Single
                8.2

                easy to get around from the location, friendly and helpful, quite location in the hotel, breakfast was fine

                the breakfast room needs to be a little bigger, or re-configuring

              • Group of friends
                7.8

                It is within walking distance to the Davies Symphony Hall.

              • Group of friends
                7.0

                Very conveniant location,to buses,streetcars etc.Value for your money.

                A little more selection for breakfast

              • Family with children
                10.0

                Great find! What an amazing value! The location was perfect - close to all the lines and within walking distance from the Bart. Super clean and the continental breakfast was a treat! Even has a laundry room and work out room - I'm tellin' you - you can't beat this for the money! Best deal in Frisco~!

              • Couple
                7.4

                Good location (across the street from the famous Tommy's Joint), good service at a very competitive price.

                It is not the latest in design but good for the money

              • Group of friends
                7.8

                We had very pleasant experiences with the staff members at the front desk. They were kind, knowledgeable and offered us a lot of helpful recommendations for dinner spots and things to do and see. Our absolute favorite was Warren; he gave us the best recommendations and was by far the most personable member of the staff which we met.

                I did not like the pillows; they were very uncomfortable. Also, the workout room was very minimal and difficult to find.

              • Single
                8.8

                A clean and comfortable hotel at a good price, and very conveniently located for business, pleasure and shopping. Not too many frills, but fine for the price, and a very helpful staff.

                The breakfast room was cramped and basic, and tended to spill over into the foyer

              • Single
                7.4

                I really liked the fact that the cleaning people were efficient and not pushy.

              • Older travelers
                6.6

                The staff was great. affordable

                The carpet was very dirty, which made me wonder if the room was all that clean, but like I said cheap and good the job done.

              • Single
                7.8

                Affordable. Close to university. AT&T highspeed - ethernet, not wireless connect - free with room. Buzz-in entry for security. Affordable food nearby. Free overnight street parking nearby. Excellent feather & denim comforter. Good variety of tv channels. Roomy bathtub. Raisin bagels with breakfast. Provided free toothbrush/toothpaste since I forgot mine.

                Strange stain on armchair. Hotel's parking is $20+ per night. One-way streets in area make navigation difficult. Pillows not that comfy.

              • Couple
                7.0

                The staff was nice and helpful.

                The area where the hotel is located is shady. There are a lot of homeless people hanging around the area at night, but we did not experience any unpleasant situations.

              How to reach hotel

              hotel Opal Hotel - San Francisco San Francisco location
              Show big map »

              Hotel Address:

              1050 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, United States, 94109

              Get directions
              City Center
              • San Francisco
                4000 ft
              Airports
              Train Stations
              • Caltrain - 4th & King Street Station
                1.6 mi
              Underground stations
              • BART - Civic Center Station
                3300 ft
              • Bus stop
                400 ft
              Restaurants
              • Tommy's Joynt (cuisine: American)
                300 ft
              • Mel's Drive-In - Van Ness (cuisine: American, Californian)
                200 ft
              Beaches
              • North Beach
                1.2 mi
              Hotel information
              • Check-in:
                from  3 pm
              • Check-out:
                until  12 pm
              • Year renovated:
                2009
              • Number of floors:
                5
              • Number of rooms:
                164