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The Andrews Hotel

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At a Glance

    Pros

  • intimate
  • decor has character
  • moderately priced
  • free Wi-Fi

    Cons

  • smallish rooms

Fodorite Reviews

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The Andrews Hotel Review

Two blocks west of Union Square, this Queen Anne–style abode began its life in 1904 as the Sultan Turkish Baths; today renovated rooms and bathrooms are small but well decorated with Victorian reproductions, old-fashioned floral curtains with lace sheers, iron bedsteads draped with soft bedding atop new mattresses, ceiling fans, and large closets. The refurbished lobby—dominated by a huge Elliott grandfather clock and the original cage-style elevator—is inhabited by a kind staff. Guest rooms include flat-screen TVs and leather chaises. A welcoming breakfast—including local Graffeo coffee and Bakers of Paris pastries—is displayed on each floor for guests to take back to rooms. Complimentary wine is served each evening in the lobby. Fino, the hotel restaurant, has been praised for its splendid service and delicious Italian fare.

    Hotel Details

  • 48 rooms, 5 suites.
  • Rate includes breakfast.
Updated: 03-15-2013

Fodorite Reviews

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    Cozy & comfortable at Union Square!

    My husband and I were on a romantic weekend get-away! We were greeted cheerfully at the desk and entered a neat and tidy clean room. I especially liked the Italian tapestry style curtains and nice comfortable leather chairs in the bay windows. Our room was filled with natural light a nice TV and a very comfortable bed!

    I am a repeat customer at the Andrews Hotel and enjoy my stay there each and every time! The bathrooms have great water pressure and I like the amenities offered in the bathrooms, nice quality soaps & lotions! My husband and I especially LOVE the bar and restaurant at Fino's downstairs near the lobby. We have enjoyed wonderful wines at the bar. The food in the Fino restaurant is outstanding. I feel the ingredients used are of amazing quality and freshness.

    I never leave disappointed and look forward to our next stay in the hotel and our next dining experience in the restaurant!

    The hotel is also located conveniently for shopping great nightlife and close to the Embarcadero for a fantastic jog in the mornings!!

    by luckykimMV, 6/10/09
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    Andrews is just right!

    I have stayed at the Andrews Hotel twice and I have loved it! We are planning another stay soon. The rooms are clean and comfortable, but the best part is the lobby, where you can hang out at anytime reading newspapers and sipping free coffee and you can get a free glass of wine everyday at 5:00 p.m. The staff is always friendly and competent. For San Francisco it is quite inexpensive and is an excellent value. The adjacent Italian restaurant, Fino, is excellent and a nice plus. We are planning another visit soon. It's the only place we will stay in San Franciso!

    by gail72a, 1/14/08
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    Hotel of horror

    Tiny room, shower did not work, impossible to sleep you can hear every single noise, from doors closed to garbagge pick up, people passing by on the street. Worse of all, they don't change dirty towels. We had a dirty towel and left it on the floor as indication that was dirty, surprise, surprise, it was hang on the rack again as clean even that you could see the dirt. Disgusting place.

    by morelus, 10/15/07

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