Serrano Hotel - San Francisco

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405 Taylor Street, San Francisco, United States  show map
 4 stars
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Serrano Hotel - San Francisco

 Free Wi-Fi
 Parking
 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Tennis court

Golf course

 Spa and relaxation

Reflex massage

Steam bath

Jacuzzi

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Continental breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge area

Editorial review:

The rooms at this charming hotel are tiny, albeit comfortable, and the amenities are good. It's located near the Theater District and Union Square. The staff is accommodating and the great wine hour compensates for the subpar food and dated facilities. If you want a lot of room and good views, you should rent a suite.

Verified Reviews:

  • Plenty of good restaurants around - Front desk managers were delightful - Will definitely stay here again
  • Lobby is beautifully appointed - Bathroom were very clean - Subway system only a short walk away
  • Staff were great - Free internet in the business centre 24 hours - Small gym and sauna - Rooms are very clean
  • View was absolutely amazing - Excellent breakfast - Public valet parking lot right across the street for $28/day
  • Staff was very helpful - Water pressure in the shower was too high - Business center available for printing and faxing

Overview

Serrano is a 17-story hotel in a financial area of San Francisco at a close proximity to Golden Gate Park, Pier 39 and Union Street offering luxury rooms with a fantastic view over the city. The hotel's revival building set in the center of San Francisco was completely refurbished in 2009.

The property enjoys perfect location steps away from museums and theaters as well as parks. San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Union square and Chinatown are located just 450 meters from the venue.

There are shopping places, such as boutiques and shops nearby.

A 7-minute walk from Powell St. BART city rail. The property is 20 minutes' drive from Oakland International airport.

Rooms

There are 218 guestrooms featuring Deluxe Quadruple Room, Comfort Guest Room and Spacious Suite equipped with individual climate control, iPod docking station, wireless internet, an iron with ironing board and a writing desk. The rooms also feature carpet floor and cherry furnishing.

Eat & Drink

The hotel’s restaurant welcomes guests with a complimentary continental breakfast. An innovative on-site restaurant serves dishes of American cuisine. The spacious bar serves a selection of tea and coffee.

A full breakfast is served at affordable prices. 

Services

Limousines are available for rent at Serrano Hotel.

Relax

This excellent hotel offers a Jacuzzi and a sauna. Guests may choose from a gym and fitness center as well as snow skiing, racquetball and chess to spend their time actively.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site at USD 62 per day.

Year renovated:   2009.  Number of floors:   17.  Number of rooms:   236.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Handicap parking
  • On-site parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Children are welcome
  • Eco friendly
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Vending machines
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Ski storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Skiing
  • Tennis court
  • Golf course
  • Fitness center
  • Racquetball

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • City shuttle service
  • Paid valet parking
  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Limousine service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge area
  • Catering service
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Children's play area
  • Game console
  • Video games

Leisure facilities

  • Spa center
  • Steam bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Individual air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Connecting rooms
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rollaway beds
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Bathtub shower combination

Kitchen facilities

  • Mini-fridge

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Hi-Fi
  • Voice mail
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 am

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

405 Taylor Street, San Francisco, United States

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City Center
  • San Francisco
    5000 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Caltrain - 4th & King Street Station
    1.1 mi
Underground stations
  • BART - Powell St. Station
    1400 ft
  • BART - Civic Center Station
    2700 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Dottie's True Blue Cafe (cuisine: American)
    400 ft
  • Jasper's Corner Tap and Kitchen (cuisine: American)
    100 ft
Beaches
  • North Beach
    4500 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 am
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of floors:
    17
  • Number of rooms:
    236

Rooms and availability

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Standard Room
Bed type: Queen-size bed or Double bed or Double beds
Size: 205 sq. feet
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  • Air conditioning
  • Bathtub
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This 240 sq ft guestroom with city views has a queen bed and includes iHome, Frette linens, gourmet treats in our fully stocked honor bar, Aveda bath amenities, flat panel TVs with on-demand videos and Nintendo. Enjoy a large working desk and ergonomic chair with wireless capabilities.

Room facilities
    Serrano Hotel photos Room DeluxeSerrano Hotel photos Room DeluxeSerrano Hotel photos Room DeluxeSerrano Hotel photos Room Deluxe
    Deluxe City View Room
    Bed type: Double beds or King-size bed or Double bed
    Size: 260 sq. feet
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    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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    This 260 sq ft guestroom with city views includes iHome, Frette linens, gourmet treats in our fully stocked honor bar, Aveda bath amenities, flat panel TVs with on-demand videos and Nintendo. Enjoy a large working desk and ergonomic chair with wireless capabilities.

    Room facilities
      Serrano Hotel photos Room Executive SuiteSerrano Hotel photos Room Executive SuiteSerrano Hotel photos Room Executive Suite
      Executive Suite
      Bed type: 1 Super King-size bed and 1 Sofa bed or Double bed or Twin beds
      Size: 260 sq. feet
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      • Air conditioning
      • Private bathroom
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      Enjoy full city views in your own 490 sq ft studio suite with a king bedded room and queen sleeper sofa in a sitting area separated by a curtain. The room includes iHome, Frette linens, gourmet treats in our fully stocked honor bar, flat panel TVs with on-demand videos, Nintendo and a working desk with ergonomic chair.

      Room facilities
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        Luxury Suite
        Bed type: Queen-size bed or Double bed or Twin beds
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        • Air conditioning
        • Private bathroom
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        This 510 sq ft suite with fantastic city views has a king bedded room and features a separate sitting area with queen sleeper sofa. The room includes iHome, Frette linens, gourmet treats in our fully stocked honor bar, Aveda bath amenities, flat panel TVs with On-Demand videos and Nintendo. Working desk and ergonomic chair with wireless capabilities.

        Room facilities
          Serrano Hotel photos Room Wicked Suite
          Wicked Suite
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          • Bathtub
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          Escape to the Land of Oz in the Serrano Hotel's "Wicked Suite" - where Glenda will help you get ready in her Jacuzzi bathroom and Elphaba will ensure that you get a good night's sleep by hovering over your wickedly luxurious, king-size bed. This suite has sweeping views of the theater district and San Francisco. Decorated in signature purple and greens the Serrano Wicked Suite is a perfect way to celebrate all that.

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            How to reach hotel

            hotel Serrano Hotel - San Francisco San Francisco location
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            Hotel Address:

            405 Taylor Street, San Francisco, United States

            Get directions
            City Center
            • San Francisco
              5000 ft
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • Caltrain - 4th & King Street Station
              1.1 mi
            Underground stations
            • BART - Powell St. Station
              1400 ft
            • BART - Civic Center Station
              2700 ft
            • Bus stop
              400 ft
            Restaurants
            • Dottie's True Blue Cafe (cuisine: American)
              400 ft
            • Jasper's Corner Tap and Kitchen (cuisine: American)
              100 ft
            Beaches
            • North Beach
              4500 ft
            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  3 am
            • Check-out:
              until  12 pm
            • Year renovated:
              2009
            • Number of floors:
              17
            • Number of rooms:
              236

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            What's nearby

            Tourist attractions

            Places of interest

            Shopping areas

            • Westfield San Francisco Centre - 1400 ft
            • Stockton Street - 1400 ft

            Amusement

            Museums

            • California Assembly of Local - 700 ft
            • San Francisco Performances Inc - 1400 ft
            • Silent Film Festival - 1400 ft
            • Luggage Store - 1400 ft
            • California Poets in the School - 1400 ft

            Halls

            • Renaissance Ballroom - 400 ft
            • Post Street Pavilion - 700 ft
            • P S 449 Performance Studios - 1000 ft

            Universities, Institutes

            • Career Resources Development - 700 ft
            • Trinity College - 1000 ft
            • Great Western University - 1000 ft
            • Jean Shelton Acting School - 1000 ft
            • Cal Dream Svc - 1400 ft
            • Fashion Institute of Design - 1400 ft
            • Brandon College - 1400 ft

            Theaters

            Business areas

            Underground stations

            • BART - Powell St. Station - 1000 ft

            Local attractions

            • Civic Center - 5000 ft
              Off Of Van Ness, San Francisco
            • Japan Center - 5200 ft
              Bordered by Geary Boulevard and Fillmore, San Francisco
            • Japantown - 1.0 mi
              Post and Buchanan Streets, San Francisco
            • Little Italy - 5100 ft
              San Francisco, CA
            • Washington Square - 1.0 mi
              Union Street and Columbus Avenue, San Francisco

            Near the hotel

            • Glide Memorial United Methodist Church - 500 ft
              330 Ellis Street, San Francisco
            • Grace Cathedral - 2100 ft
              1100 California Street, San Francisco
            • Metreon Sony Entertainment Center - 2200 ft
              101 Fourth Street, San Francisco
            • California Historical Society - 2500 ft
              678 Mission Street, San Francisco
            • International Art Museum of America - 1700 ft
              1025 Market Street, San Francisco
            • Museum of Craft and Folk Art - 2100 ft
              51 Yerba Buena Lane, San Francisco
            • Contemporary Jewish Museum - 2400 ft
              736 Mission Street (between Third and Fourth streets), San Francisco

            Restaurants nearby

            • Dottie's True Blue Cafe - 400 ft

              Address: 28 6th Street
              Phone: 4158852767

              71% likes this, based on 662 reviews
              Cuisine: American
              Price Range: USD 1 - USD 20

            • Ponzu - 100 ft

              Address: 401 Taylor St
              Phone: 415-775-9997

              74% likes this, based on 44 reviews
              Cuisine: Asian
              Price Range: USD 31 - USD 41

            • Marrakech Moroccan Restaurant - 200 ft

              Address: 419 O'Farrell St
              Phone: 415-776-6717

              53% likes this, based on 40 reviews
              Cuisine: African, Middle Eastern, Moroccan
              Price Range: USD 11 - USD 41

            • Jasper's Corner Tap and Kitchen - 100 ft

              Address: 401 Taylor st.
              Phone: (415) 775-7979

              76% likes this, based on 148 reviews
              Cuisine: American

            • Taylor Street Coffee Shop - 200 ft

              Address: 375 Taylor St
              Phone: 415-567-4031

              83% likes this, based on 213 reviews

            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  3 am
            • Check-out:
              until  12 pm
            • Year renovated:
              2009
            • Number of floors:
              17
            • Number of rooms:
              236
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            Serrano Hotel Reviews

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

            Average guest rating

            7.8out of 10
            Fabulous
            Based on 133 reviews

            Guest reviews

            • Single
              7.8

              Location is wonderful and the hotel has a boutique/artsy feel. Cooler than the traditional Marriott/Hilton chains. Good value for the money.

            • Couple
              9.2

              Great value in perfect location. The staff couldn't have been more accommodating and helpful. We walked everywhere in the city and The Serrano Hotel was the perfect home base.

              Construction is ongoing at the Hotel, but the workers didn't start until about 9 am, so it wasn't all that bad.

            • Group of friends
              9.2

              We appreciated the friendly staff, the great rooms and the affordable rate. Excellent choice for when you are on a fairly tight budget but want a great hotel experience.

              The garage fee was rather high, it was more than 50% of what we paid per day for the rental of the car, and we would have appreciated a slightly lesser fee.

            • Couple
              10.0

              The friendliness of the staff and the hotel is great

            • Single
              10.0

              Great room, great staff. Not the biggest room, but very clean & comfortable. Couldn't believe the price I got through Booked.net.

            • Couple
              7.4

              The front desk staff usually took between 15-20 rings to answer the phone. In addition, when my girlfriend was awakened by the construction, the person at the front desk offered to give us a voucher that night for breakfast the next morning; it never happened. If this hotel could get a little better service out of the front desk, it would be great. Even so, I still liked the hotel.

            • Family with children
              7.0

              The staff was really nice and helpful whenever we needed anything.

              It was noisy with the Hilton strikers almost directly outside our window.

            • Family with children
              9.6

              Good location, good hospitality, Clean room, reasonable price

            • Older travelers
              7.8

              The hotel staff were extemely helpful and vey friendly, the rooms were small (as in many older buildings) but very clean and nicely decorated. Room service was good and arived on time, unfortunately we did not have time to try the restaurant as we had prior engagements during our stay, we will definitely stay at the Serrano again.

            • Single
              9.6

              The staff went out of their way to help--especially getting that 15.00 van to the airport. (A neighboring hotel charged 50.00!) i would definately stay again. Dr. Marilyn Murray

              Rooms are small...

            • Single
              7.4

              Location was very good. The lobby had an interesting design. The daily wine tasting was a nice touch. Price range was better than most.

              The layout design of the washroom, could've been done differently to more effectively use the limited bathroom space. Overall size of the room left something to be wanted.

            • Older travelers
              5.0

              the location

              the first room they give us was horrible.. in the bathroom the wall stuck out in front of the sink.. they moved us to another room.. staff not friendly.. elevator not good

            • Single
              8.2

              The staff was very nice. I also liked the free coffee available in the lobby every morning. The room was quite large and very clean. The hotel is close to Union Square with a lot of possibilities with regard to shopping, dining, etc.

              The hotel is quite close to de Tenderloin-area which means that you find a lot of homeless people nearby. However this area can easily be avoided. Also the decoration of the hotel is old-fashioned; I didn't like that so much.

            • Couple
              8.8

              even though the room was a little smaller than i expected, the service was excellent and the employees were very friendly. Also the location of the hotel was close to the downtown and the Union Square, where it was very convenient for us to travel on feet.

              Compare to what we paid for the hotel, the hotel only served coffee and tea in the morning. Also, there wasn't much to do in the hotel since the size of the hotel wasn't too big

            • Older travelers
              8.2

              There was a nice happy hour - which we caught the tail end of, although we didn't see anything but wine (no food). The location is close to Union Square and other points of interest. the bed was very comfortable.

              The room was very small - hardly any room to move. it was a good thing we spent most of our time out on the town because the room was cramped. there was no other place to sit other than the bed. the bathroom was extremely tight. my husband hit his shoulder and side on the shelf next to the toilet a number of times. I have had twice the room for almost half the price. Also we called and asked for parking. the person who answered the phone told us there was valet and other than that a number of parking structures near the hotel. She failed to tell us there was one right across the street! There was scaffolding engulfing the hotel - but, oh well, gotta remodel and upgrade.

            How to reach hotel

            hotel Serrano Hotel - San Francisco San Francisco location
            Show big map »

            Hotel Address:

            405 Taylor Street, San Francisco, United States

            Get directions
            City Center
            • San Francisco
              5000 ft
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • Caltrain - 4th & King Street Station
              1.1 mi
            Underground stations
            • BART - Powell St. Station
              1400 ft
            • BART - Civic Center Station
              2700 ft
            • Bus stop
              400 ft
            Restaurants
            • Dottie's True Blue Cafe (cuisine: American)
              400 ft
            • Jasper's Corner Tap and Kitchen (cuisine: American)
              100 ft
            Beaches
            • North Beach
              4500 ft
            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  3 am
            • Check-out:
              until  12 pm
            • Year renovated:
              2009
            • Number of floors:
              17
            • Number of rooms:
              236