The Mosser  3 stars

54 Fourth St, San Francisco, United States, 94103  show mapSave
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Verified Reviews:

  • Free coffee in the lobby in the mornings - Bathroom was small - Gum, toothpaste, shampoo and conditioner
  • Very comfortable mattresses, down comforters and pillows - Location to public transport was perfect - Staff was kind
  • Great deal for the area - Just steps away from the bart - Staff were all very friendly
  • About a 3 minute walk to the cable cars - Very comfortable bed - Breakfast was pretty much coffee and a cupcake
  • Room staff were excellent - Bart subway system and several useful bus routes are also nearby. - Room is small


Located close to BART stations and popular city's attractions, the three-star Mosser Hotel will be a good starting point for business guests or leisure tourists, who visit San Francisco.

This historical hotel was firstly built in 1913 and preserves the spirit of past with modern touches. The hotel is a home to a famous recording Studio Paradiso.

All of the 166 guest rooms offer free Wi-Fi access and come with private telephones and CD players.

Annabelle’s Bar and Bistro offers nutritious breakfast and dinner, made from organic ingredients. In the evening, guests are welcome to relax after an eventful day with a good cocktail or a glass of wine.

The Powell Street BART Station is situated within a few steps from the hotel, linking it with the rest of the city.

Number of rooms   166.

City Center San Francisco - 1.1 mi
Airports Oakland International Airport (OAK) - 11.0 mi, San Francisco International (SFO) - 11.5 mi
Train Stations Caltrain - 4th & King Street Station - 4300 ft, F Market Street Car - 5000 ft
Underground stations BART - Powell St. Station - 1000 ft, BART - Montgomery St. Station - 1700 ft
Bus stop - 400 ft
Restaurants Annabelle's Bar & Bistro (cuisine: American, Seafood, Pizza) - 0 ft, Mel's Drive-In - Mission St. (cuisine: American, Hamburgers) - 300 ft
Parks Yerba Buena Gardens - 1000 ft
Beaches North Beach - 4700 ft


Guest accommodations feature free wireless internet, CD players, ironing facilities, waffle robes, two-line telephones and modern furniture. Deluxe rooms come with private bathrooms, while standard rooms are with shared hall bath.

Dining options

A full breakfast is offered daily at affordable prices.

Annabelle's Bar And Bistro, dating back to 1913, is a restaurant with the open kitchen, where guests can enjoy freshly-cooked dishes. The wide selection of wines and drinks is presented in a full bar of the restaurant.

All visitors are offered a full breakfast for a fee. 


Free Wi-Fi internet access is offered at the hotel and in the hotel's rooms.


Studio Paradiso is a professional music studio, where the latest recording technologies are available and is located in the hotel.

Additional features

The hotel is equipped with accessible bathrooms, roll-in showers, accessible path of travel and offers facilities for hearing impaired.

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  • Parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • Currency exchange
  • Elevator
  • Bus parking
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Front desk
  • Tour desk

Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge.

Guest Parking

Private hotel parking is possible on site and the rate is USD 44.46 per day.

  • Spa & wellness center
  • Bell staff/porter
  • Shops/commercial Services
  • Shuttle service
  • Dry cleaning
Dining facilities
  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting room
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Sauna
  • Animation
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Ironing facilities
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower
  • Private bathroom
Kitchen facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Rollaway beds
  • Cable TV
  • Satellite TV
  • LCD TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Telephone
  • Radio
  • Internet access
  • CD player
  • HBO available



from  3 pm


until  12 pm

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 16 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets are not allowed.

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Guest accommodations feature free wireless internet, CD players, ironing facilities, waffle robes, two-line telephones and modern furniture. Deluxe rooms come with private bathrooms, while standard rooms are with shared hall bath.

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Size: 110 sq. feet
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    Size: 110 sq. feet
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      Bed type: Double Bed or One Single Bed or Queen Size Bed
      Size: 110 sq. feet
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        The Mosser LocationWhat's nearby

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        What's nearby

        What's nearby.

        Union Square, full of different attractions, business establishments and activities, is only two blocks away.

        Moscone Convention Center, the largest exhibition center in San Francisco, is one block from the hotel.

        Chinatown with its Chinese atmosphere and rich culture can be reached within a 15-minute walk.

        Yerba Buena Gardens, where lots of activities are available, is one block from the hotel.

        San Francisco Shopping Center with hundreds of shopping outlets, is located within one block away.

        Fishersmans Wharf, where you are free to enjoy fishing, can be reached within 15 minutes by cable car.

        Convention centers
        Shopping areas
        • Metreon A Sony Entertainment
          400 ft
        Monuments and Landmarks
        • Lotta's Fountain
          1000 ft
        • Noontime Concerts
          400 ft
        • Contemporary Jewish Museum
          400 ft
        • Non Profit Finance Fund
          400 ft
        • Silent Film Festival
          400 ft
        • California Poets in the School
          400 ft
        • Yerba Buena Ctr For the Arts
          700 ft
        • San Francisco Museum-Mod Art
          1000 ft
        • Folk Art Intl Foundation
          1000 ft
        • 1000 ft
        • Jewish Museum San Francisco
          1000 ft
        • Zeum
          1000 ft
        Universities, Institutes
        • Saint Patrick's Catholic Church
          400 ft
        • Fashion Institute of Design
          400 ft
        • Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts
          400 ft
        • Accent Study Abroad
          400 ft
        • Brandon College
          400 ft
        • Cal Dream Svc
          400 ft
        • University of Judaism
          700 ft
        • Trinity College
          1000 ft
        • Asia Pacific Intl University
          1000 ft
        • American Conservatory Theater
          700 ft
        Underground stations
        • BART - Powell St. Station
          700 ft

        Local Attractions

        • San Francisco Opera
          5000 ft
          San Francisco, CA
        • Francis "Lefty" O'Doul Bridge
          5000 ft
          San Francisco, CA
        • San Francisco Ballet
          5100 ft
          401 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco
        • The National Shrine of Saint Francis of Assisi
          5100 ft
          610 Vallejo Street, San Francisco
        • Cow Hollow
          5200 ft
          San Francisco, CA

        Near the hotel

        • Museum of Craft and Folk Art
          300 ft
          51 Yerba Buena Lane, San Francisco
        • Metreon Sony Entertainment Center
          300 ft
          101 Fourth Street, San Francisco
        • Contemporary Jewish Museum
          600 ft
          736 Mission Street (between Third and Fourth streets), San Francisco
        • California Historical Society
          700 ft
          678 Mission Street, San Francisco
        • Yerba Buena Gardens
          1000 ft
          701 Mission Street, San Francisco
        • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
          1100 ft
          151 Third Street, San Francisco
        • Museum of the African Diaspora
          1200 ft
          685 Mission Street, San Francisco

        Restaurants Nearby

        • Annabelle's Bar & Bistro

          65% likes this, based on 258 reviews
          Cuisine: American, Seafood, Pizza, Bistro

          0 ft
          68 4th St

          Phone: (415) 777-1200

        • Mel's Drive-In - Mission St.

          60% likes this, based on 324 reviews
          Cuisine: American, Hamburgers

          300 ft
          801 Mission St

          Phone: (415) 227-4477

        • Fourth Street Bar & Deli

          Cuisine: American, Delicatessen, Bar
          Price Range: USD 12 - USD 17

          100 ft
          55 4th St

          Phone: (415) 442-6734

        • Fifth Floor Restaurant

          61% likes this, based on 122 reviews
          Cuisine: American, French, Contemporary, Californian
          Price Range: USD 40 - USD 80

          200 ft
          12 Fourth St

          Phone: (415) 348-1555

        • The View

          68% likes this, based on 32 reviews
          Cuisine: American

          100 ft
          55 4th Street

          Phone: (415) 929-9333

        Getting there.

        Oakland International Airport is located 19km away from the hotel Mosser.

        San Francisco International Airport is situated 19km as well.

        By taxi it will take you nearly 20 minutes to reach the hotel from both airports.

        Getting around.

        The Powell Street BART Station is 200m from the hotel.

        The Montgomery BART Station is situated 400m away.

        Valet parking is offered at the hotel at USD33 per night.

        The Mosser Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Mosser

        Average guest rating

        out of 10
        Based on 331 reviews

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        Individual guest reviews

        • Single

          Very clean, quiet, really good price for its location and standards.

          • Average rating
        • Single

          Central location close to shops, Union Square, and even the Civic centre where I caught a musical. Close to the BART station. Friendly staff; I was grateful that I was allowed to change the room as the first one I was given was close to a roof landing and I felt unsafe. Was pleased to find a hair-dryer in the room and a bath robe. Appreciate the provision of a sink as there was no attached bathroom.

          The room and the towels smelt musty. The bedlinen appeared musty too. The bath robe smelt clean so I laid it on the bed and slept on it as I didn't trust the looks of the bed linen :-)

          • Average rating
        • Single

          The room was not big, but I could feel comfortable.In the morning free meal (coffee and muffins) were provided. I think that it generally satisfied customers needs.

          My room (without bathroom) was near to the stairs. In the night, it was so noisy.

          • Average rating
        • Single

          Great location and value, wonderful 32" flat LCD tv, helpful front desk staff, good muffins for breakfast and apples for snacks in the after noon. They were installing free wifi.

          • Average rating
        • Group of friends

          The location of the hotel is perfect for a tourist. Also you have many publuc transportation nearby the hotel. You can access free wifi at the lobby.

          • Average rating
        • Couple

          Value and cleanliness for $65 a night was fantastic. Even the communal showers were clean. A great place to stay when you are on a budget.

          • Average rating
        • Single

          Absolutely wonderful and friendly staff! Super location, convenient, in the heart of downtown SF

          The rooms are very small. not soundproofed at all, all noise in corridors comes in thru the tramson windows.

          • Average rating
        • Older travelers

          Hotel was clean and efficient. Location for the price is unbeatable. The cheapest rooms have shared showers and toilets but each room has a sink. The shower is only shared by four rooms and access was fine. If you want a clean, efficient room at the lowest possible price this is the hotel for you. Europeans should feel right at home here. Staff was excellent and friendly.

          Rooms are very compact. It can be tight for a couple but should be fine for one. Couples should pack light.

          • Average rating
        • Group of friends

          Excellent place to stay in the middle of SF business district, especially if you plan to attend a conference at the moscone. Inexpensive, and the only reflection of the cost is the size of the room. Well kept, well managed, very nice.

          I guess the lady who checked us in was not very friendly but she may have simply been having a bad day. The rooms were small but that was expected.

          • Average rating
        • Single

          The Mosser offered great value for someone traveling alone to San Francisco. The location near the Moscone Center and Union Square is perfect; why pay for a big room if you're only there to sleep?

          The TV in the room was mounted on the ceiling, and with such a small room, you have to strain to watch it. A wall-mounted TV (doesn't need to be huge) would be much better.

          • Average rating
        • Family with children

          Very small room, bad breakfast, no internet, everything is small.

          The room was too tiny, they were pushing it a bit. The location is good, but you are in a small box. Breakfast is yucky. Cleaning staff 'forget' your room' Bed was greasy -pillows and comforter need a good wash.

          • Average rating
        • Group of friends

          The location was perfect. The value for money was very good too. Also, i have to say that the Doorman/Bellman - Marlon was brilliant; Very helpful and friendly.

          There were no drawers or cupboards in the room, no storage at all, which was difficult in the small space the we had. Some of the desk staff didn't seem to know much about the area - found it hard to give advice, whilst others were quite helpful in giving us maps etc.

          • Average rating
        • Single

          The staff are very nice. I like their service as well as the location.

          The tray of plastic flower is too big.

          • Average rating
        • Couple

          Old building with small accommodations but well kept and very comfortable - didn't feel cramped to me. Reminded me of an old city apt. Lots of character and many nice touches make it feel like someone is really paying attention to the guest experience. Location was great and it was at least $100/night cheaper than any of the other quality hotels in the area.

          • Average rating
        • Group of friends

          Price. Convenient location. Helpfulness of staff. Lots of coffee, tea & muffins free in the lobby in the morning.

          Shared bathrooms and noise in the hall

          • Average rating
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