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The 9 Best San Francisco Hotels for Budget Travelers

Michele Bigley | January 04, 2018

Sacrifice a little luxury to save your cash for San Francisco's big ticket destinations at this sweet budget hotels. Whether you want to stay in the center of the action or on the edge of town, we've compiled a list of our favorite low-cost options.


Metro Hotel

Why it made the list

A sweet European-style hotel in a lively stretch of Lower Haight. This small hotel might skimp on space, but its location, kind staff, and back garden (ideal for sporting a glass of vino) make this a fine choice for those on a budget.

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Hayes Valley Inn

Why it made the list

A classic San Francisco experience centered in the pulse of Hayes Valley, this inn offers simple rooms, with nice touches like breakfast. Pets are welcome, as are children. Know that this property bills itself at European-style, which means you'll share a bathroom with your other floor-mates.

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Hotel des Arts

Why it made the list

Simple rooms are punctuated by floor-to-ceiling murals painted by world-class artists. Digs are small, but located in the center of the city, within walking distance to restaurants, bars and shopping.

At the crossroads of Union Square, Chinatown, and the Financ Read More

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