Hotel Des Arts - San Francisco

447 Bush Street, San Francisco, United States, 94108  show map
 2 stars
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Hotel Des Arts - San Francisco

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Breakfast

Continental breakfast

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

 Pets

No pets allowed

Verified Reviews:

  • Bathroom was okay - There was no air conditioning - Staff were pleasant, professional
  • Union square 2 mins away - Beds are comfy - Getting there from the airport on bart is easy
  • There is no a/c - Breakfast was simple but ok - Bathroom is excellently clean - I'd definitely recommend
  • 2 queen beds were clean and comfortable - Staff was accommodating - Free internet was great
  • Tv had about five channels - Staff were helpful - Bed was comfortable - Room was clean

Overview

The two-star Hotel des Arts in San Francisco’s central French quarter, close to its main financial district and Chinatown Gate.

Traditional façade hides a quirky interior design, a fruit of imagination of the local artists, which makes this boutique property characterful and ultra-modern. However functionality is no way compromised: the hotel offers all necessary services such as free Wi-Fi, parking, and business amenities.

The 39 guestrooms feature satellite TV, kitchenette and hair dryer and other comforts.

On-site brasserie offers free continental breakfast, delicious lunches, dinners and light snacks.

The hotel is convenient to the airport and public transportation.

Number of rooms   102.

Rooms

Individually decorated guestrooms are subdivided into Standard Queen rooms (with a washbasin in each unit; bathroom is shared); Deluxe Queen (having private bathroom); and Suites (two-room units with a bedroom and a living room featuring sofa and work desk; bathroom and flat-screen TV). Suites accommodate up to six persons.

All rooms are appointed with Wi-Fi, satellite TV, fridge, microwave, hairdryer, iron and phone.

Exclusively decorated rooms featuring imaginative installations, art pieces and graffiti works are to be booked in advance.

Up to two children under 17 years are not charged for stay. Adults are charged USD 15 for an extra bed.

Dining options

Varied breakfast buffet containing traditional continental choices and hot items is included in all room deals.

The hotel guests have a possibility of an on-site dining at the brasserie Le Central, a French-style restaurant offering international dishes with refined French touch as well as light snacks and drinks.

At the hotel Des Arts guests are invited to a continental breakfast served for free. 

Services

Business guests can make use of fax and photocopying services and free Wi-Fi access available in the entire hotel.

Leisure

Recreational facilities are not available.

Additional features

The hotel amenities include tour desk, parking, free Wi-Fi, laundry and safe deposit-box at reception.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Vending machines
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator

Guest Parking

  • private hotel parking is possible at a location nearby and the rate is USD 30 per day.

Services

  • Housekeeping
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Continental breakfast

Meeting facilities

  • Fax/Photocopying

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Heating
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer

Kitchen facilities

  • Refrigerator
  • Refrigerator on request
  • Microwave on request

Bedroom

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 17 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 15 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

447 Bush Street, San Francisco, United States, 94108

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City Center
  • San Francisco
    1.4 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • F Market Street Car
    3700 ft
  • Caltrain - 4th & King Street Station
    1.1 mi
Underground stations
  • BART - Montgomery St. Station
    1400 ft
  • BART - Embarcadero Station
    2700 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Cafe De La Presse (cuisine: French, Café)
    200 ft
  • Cafe Claude (cuisine: French, Café)
    300 ft
Beaches
  • North Beach
    2700 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    102

Rooms and availability

Individually decorated guestrooms are subdivided into Standard Queen rooms (with a washbasin in each unit; bathroom is shared); Deluxe Queen (having private bathroom); and Suites (two-room units with a bedroom and a living room featuring sofa and work desk; bathroom and flat-screen TV). Suites accommodate up to six persons.

All rooms are appointed with Wi-Fi, satellite TV, fridge, microwave, hairdryer, iron and phone.

Exclusively decorated rooms featuring imaginative installations, art pieces and graffiti works are to be booked in advance.

Up to two children under 17 years are not charged for stay. Adults are charged USD 15 for an extra bed.

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Family Room
Bed type: Double beds
Size: 360 sq. feet
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  • Private bathroom
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This room features 2 full size beds and private bathroom with the option of connecting to a second room with a sofa bed. Room can accommodate up to 6 guests. Additional charges for the 5th and 6th guest will apply. There is also a charge for a rollaway.

Room facilities
    Hotel Des Arts Deluxe Double RoomHotel Des Arts Deluxe Double RoomHotel Des Arts Deluxe Double RoomHotel Des Arts Deluxe Double Room
    Deluxe Double Room
    Bed type: Queen Size bed
    Size: 140 sq. feet
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    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Private bathroom
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      How to reach hotel

      hotel Hotel Des Arts - San Francisco San Francisco location
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      Hotel Address:

      447 Bush Street, San Francisco, United States, 94108

      Get directions
      City Center
      • San Francisco
        1.4 mi
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • F Market Street Car
        3700 ft
      • Caltrain - 4th & King Street Station
        1.1 mi
      Underground stations
      • BART - Montgomery St. Station
        1400 ft
      • BART - Embarcadero Station
        2700 ft
      • Bus stop
        400 ft
      Restaurants
      • Cafe De La Presse (cuisine: French, Café)
        200 ft
      • Cafe Claude (cuisine: French, Café)
        300 ft
      Beaches
      • North Beach
        2700 ft
      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  12 pm
      • Number of rooms:
        102

      Hotel Des Arts Location

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      What's nearby

      What's nearby.

      The hotel is within a short walk from the Union Square, North Beach and a pleasant cable car ride from Ghirardelli Square. Picturesque Chinatown and lots of restaurants and shops are at the hotel’s doorstep.

      Tourist attractions

      • Tin How Temple - 1400 ft

      Places of interest

      Shopping areas

      Amusement

      • Bonkers - 400 ft

      Monuments and Landmarks

      • Lotta's Fountain - 1000 ft

      Museums

      • Folk Art Intl Foundation - 700 ft
      • San Francisco Performances Inc - 1000 ft
      • Aptsjw - 1000 ft
      • Jewish Museum San Francisco - 1000 ft
      • Wells Fargo History Museum - 1000 ft
      • Pacific Heritage Museum - 1400 ft

      Halls

      • P S 449 Performance Studios - 1000 ft

      Universities, Institutes

      • Ben Gurion University of Negev - 700 ft
      • Cornell University - 700 ft
      • Dharma Realm Buddhist Univ - 1000 ft
      • International Tour Management - 1000 ft
      • University of Judaism - 1000 ft
      • Academy of Art College - 1400 ft
      • Great Western University - 1400 ft
      • Professional Bartenders School - 1400 ft
      • Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts - 1400 ft
      • Jean Shelton Acting School - 1400 ft

      Theaters

      Air business related

      • Tianda America Inc - 700 ft

      Casinos

      • Mgm Grand - 700 ft

      Underground stations

      • BART - Montgomery St. Station - 1000 ft

      Local Attractions

      • Asian Art Museum - 5000 ft
        200 Larkin Street, San Francisco
      • Nob Hill - 5300 ft
        San Francisco, CA 94109
      • Russian Hill - 1.1 mi
        Bounded by Broadway, Polk and Lombard Sts., San Francisco
      • San Francisco Public Library - 5300 ft
        100 Larkin Street at Fulton, San Francisco
      • The Embarcadero - 1.1 mi
        Embarcadero Blvd, San Francisco

      Near the hotel

      • Old Cathedral of St. Mary - 800 ft
        660 California Street at Grant Avenue, San Francisco
      • Chinatown - 1700 ft
        Grant Avenue, San Francisco
      • Cartoon Art Museum - 1800 ft
        655 Mission Street, San Francisco
      • Contemporary Jewish Museum - 1800 ft
        736 Mission Street (between Third and Fourth streets), San Francisco
      • Wells Fargo History Museum - 1200 ft
        420 Montgomery Street, San Francisco
      • Tin How Temple - 1600 ft
        125 Waverly Place, San Francisco
      • Museum of the African Diaspora - 1800 ft
        685 Mission Street, San Francisco

      Restaurants Nearby

      • Cafe De La Presse - 200 ft

        Address: 352 Grant Avenue
        Phone: 415 398 2860

        70% likes this, based on 486 reviews
        Cuisine: French, Café

      • Le Central - 100 ft

        Address: 453 Bush St
        Phone: (415) 391-2233

        70% likes this, based on 67 reviews
        Cuisine: French, Seafood, Bistro
        Price Range: USD 33 - USD 42

      • Roots Restaurant - 100 ft

        Address: 466 Bush St
        Phone: (415) 399-9807

        60% likes this, based on 43 reviews
        Cuisine: Mediterranean
        Price Range: USD 31 - USD 40

      • Cafe Claude - 300 ft

        Address: 7 Claude Ln
        Phone: 415-392-3505

        72% likes this, based on 274 reviews
        Cuisine: French, Café
        Price Range: USD 23 - USD 42

      • The Irish Bank - 100 ft

        Address: 10 Mark Lane
        Phone: 415-788-7152

        61% likes this, based on 88 reviews
        Cuisine: Pub, Irish

      Getting there.

      The hotel is situated in central San Francisco within a short walk from the major square and business locations. The nearest airport is Oakland International (18km); San Francisco Airport is a bit farther away (19km).

      Getting around.

      There is a bus stop close to the hotel.

      Airport shuttle can be requested at the concierge desk.

      Parking is available at a nearby location at extra charge (24 USD per day).

      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  12 pm
      • Number of rooms:
        102

      Hotel Des Arts Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Hotel Des Arts

      Average guest rating

      7.0out of 10
      Very good
      Based on 94 reviews

      Rating by category:

      Rooms
      7.4
      Value
      8.4
      Location
      9.0
      Service
      10.0

      Individual guest reviews

      • Single
        7.4

        The location and proximity to the tourist sights

      • Group of friends
        8.2

        I loved the location. I'm a big fan of exploring a city on foot so I really enjoyed staying at Hotel des Arts and wandering the city.

        It was a little chilly.

      • Single
        6.2

        The location is good

        The room is small but the price is relatively high.

      • Family with children
        3.2

        No welcome after 25 hr flight, room was not ready, hotel staff had not read our request,room rate was made higher on arrival. In short hotel was more like a shabby boarding house

      • Couple
        9.6

        Our room was awesome! Not only was there a painted wall, but the whole room was like an installation piece. We stayed in room 307 and adored it. We booked a room with a shared bath, but they upgraded us to a in- room bathroom for no extra charge. The bathroom was great and very clean. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful, and the location was ideal. Great value, super clean, would definitely stay again.

        My boyfriend thought the bed was not very comfortable, but I didn't notice.

      • Older travelers
        7.8

        Price. Interesting decor.

        Desk was sometimes cordial and other times almost rude. We asked about policy to leave one day early. The desk person said she'd leave a note for the manager, that she'd told us we could check out earlier than reservations. The next morning, no one knew about this, said we couldn'T. Tv: We pointed out on first night we were there that one channel had no sound and a second had a frozen screen. We were told it would be attended to the next morning; nothing was ever done and, as far as we know, no one showed up to check it out. When we left 4 days later, it was the same. Room 1011

      • Couple
        7.8

        The art rooms were really fab and the hotel staff went out of their way to be helpful...I would definately recommned thos hotel

      • Couple
        8.2

        Artwork is great! This is a nice and very original boutique hotel for the price. Parking at the garage is a few blocks away, but good for the price ($26/day with in-out privileges). Location is great - right in the middle of everything. It's a block away from Chinatown entrance.

        There was an art show going on during our stay which created quite a bit of noise outside our room as we were trying to relax before dinner. Room was small and bed was not the most comfortable. There was nowhere to place any toiletries in the bathroom (except for on top of the toilet seat!).

      • Group of friends
        7.4

        Perfect location to explore the city

        The facilities for breakfast; No tables only stool it means you have to sit with your tablet on your knees.We were with four and couldn't have a pleasant brweakfst

      • Couple
        9.2

        Great place to discover modern art and Aldo a great location for shopping and adventuring, close to Chinatown and union

        Did not like the hold in a different name, I was afraid that someone stole mu credit. Hotel definately needs to for warn guests about the charge, other than that I plan on staying in this hotel again.

      • Single
        7.8

        The second time in this hotel, friendly staff, good room and location

        The rooms don't have enough noise proof, it's noise in the street and internal moves.

      • Family with children
        9.6

        The staff went out of their way to accommodate us and the needs of our baby. They were all consistently polite and very friendly. Cool rooms too - really interesting decor, like an art gallery

        No. They were amazing.

      • Older travelers
        9.2

        Interesting, unique hotel perfectly situated for stay in San Francisco. Very convenient. Room was clean and had everything needed. Quirky! Old fashioned bath tub in ensuite and washbasin in bedroom. Not a huge room but quite adequate and value for money.

        The hotel was fine but there was a major booking error. When we arrived exhausted from London we found the room double booked. We had booked for 4 nights but could only be accommodated for the last one. However, the staff were very professional and arranged for a room at another hotel for the first 3 nights. This other hotel was also perfectly situated and considerably up-market on Des Art but our booking price was honoured so we ended up better off!

      • Couple
        7.4

        We liked the paintings, even more then a walk in the museum, It was also a very good price.

        We would like a watercooker in the room, to make a evening tea and also cornflakes with the breakfast, There was no airconditiong, so we don't know how the stay could be on a hot summer day

      • Couple
        4.6

        The constant noise, weird smell in bathroom, annoying vibrations caused by people moving around and slamming doors.

      How to reach hotel

      hotel Hotel Des Arts - San Francisco San Francisco location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      447 Bush Street, San Francisco, United States, 94108

      Get directions
      City Center
      • San Francisco
        1.4 mi
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • F Market Street Car
        3700 ft
      • Caltrain - 4th & King Street Station
        1.1 mi
      Underground stations
      • BART - Montgomery St. Station
        1400 ft
      • BART - Embarcadero Station
        2700 ft
      • Bus stop
        400 ft
      Restaurants
      • Cafe De La Presse (cuisine: French, Café)
        200 ft
      • Cafe Claude (cuisine: French, Café)
        300 ft
      Beaches
      • North Beach
        2700 ft
      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  12 pm
      • Number of rooms:
        102
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