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Hotel Bohème

  • 444 Columbus Ave. Map It
  • North Beach
  • Design

Pros

  • North Beach location with literary pedigree
  • Stylish rooms
  • Helpful staff

Cons

  • Street parking is scarce
  • Lots of traffic congestion
  • No air-conditioning
  • Small rooms

Updated 03/25/2013

Fodor's Review

This small hotel in historic North Beach takes you back in time with cast-iron beds, large mirrored armoires, and memorabilia recalling the Beat generation—whose leading light, Allen Ginsberg, often stayed here (legend has it that in his later years he could be seen sitting in a window, typing away on his typewriter). Screenwriters toiling nearby at Francis Ford Coppola's dream factory, American Zoetrope, as well as sundry poets and artists, are frequent patrons. Rooms

have a bistro table, two chairs, and tropical-style mosquito netting over the bed; bathrooms have cheerful yellow tiles and tiny showers. Rooms in the rear are a refuge from the noisy crush, especially on weekends. Complimentary sherry is served in the lobby.

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Hotel Information

Address:

444 Columbus Ave., San Francisco, California, 94133, United States

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Phone:

415-433–9111

Hotel Details:

  • 15 rooms
  • No meals

Updated 03/25/2013

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