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Hotel Tomo

  • 1800 Sutter St. Map It
  • Japantown
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  • Cool J-Pop style
  • Anime playing on the lobby TV
  • Manga in your room
  • Great price in a fun neighborhood


  • Tight quarters
  • Away from downtown
  • Staff can be icy at times

Published 05/24/2016

Fodor's Review

Inspired by the comic phenomena manga and anime, the Tomo draws hipsters and Japanophiles eager to immerse themselves in Japanese pop culture (or J-Pop as it is known across the pond) in cozy quarters with Scandinavian wood furnishings and low Japanese-style beds. Artist Heisuke Kitazawa created primary-color murals for the lobby, the popular Mums Restaurant, and each of the rooms. In-room amenities include Keurig coffeemakers, flat-screen LCD HDTVs with video-game consoles, and iPod docking stations. The location adds to the appeal: it's one of San Francisco's most interesting neighborhoods a couple of blocks from the Fillmore district, Yoshi's, and the famous Fillmore concert venue. Mums serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily; in the evening locals and tourists line up for shabu-shabu, so make a reservation.

Hotel Information


1800 Sutter St., San Francisco, California, 94115, United States

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Hotel Details:

  • 125 rooms, 1 suite
  • Rate includes: No meals

Published 05/24/2016

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