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  • 615 Broadway Map It
  • Practical Base


  • Top-floor views of Coit Tower
  • Multilingual staff
  • Self-serve parking under building


  • Cramped closets and bathrooms
  • Some guests complain breakfast is disappointing

Updated 03/15/2013

Fodor's Review

Opened in 1913 as the Columbo Hotel, this lodging on the bustling border between Chinatown and North Beach has rooms and suites decorated in a blend of Italian and Chinese styles, with Florentine wall coverings and Ming-style furniture. Old-fashioned wooden venetian blinds cover the windows, and baths have polished granite countertops. Top-floor rooms have nice views of Coit Tower and North Beach. Be warned: The smallest rooms have teensy closets and bathrooms, so ask

for the most spacious accommodations available. A multilingual staff serves morning pastries and beverages in the renovated mezzanine area.

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615 Broadway, San Francisco, California, 94133, United States

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415-362–2999; 888-595–9188


Hotel Details:

  • 81 rooms, 2 suites
  • Breakfast

Updated 03/15/2013

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