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Civic Center Inn

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Blackout drapes, free WiFi
Blackout drapes, free WiFi
Blackout drapes, free WiFi

Overview of Civic Center Inn

Civic Center Inn

2 out of 5
Guests rated this property 2.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Housekeeping
  • 24/7 front desk

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationVan Ness Avenue2 min walk
  • Popular LocationAsian Art Museum of San Francisco7 min walk
  • Popular LocationBill Graham Civic Auditorium9 min walk
  • AirportSan Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.)20 min drive

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About this area

San Francisco

Located in San Francisco's Downtown San Francisco neighborhood, Civic Center Inn is in the city center and near a metro station. Palace of Fine Arts and Painted Ladies are notable landmarks, and travelers looking to shop may want to visit Van Ness Avenue and Ghirardelli Square. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at Oracle Park or Cow Palace. Guests appreciate the hotel's location for the sightseeing.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Van Ness Avenue - 2 min walk
  • Asian Art Museum of San Francisco - 7 min walk
  • San Francisco City Hall - 8 min walk
  • Bill Graham Civic Auditorium - 9 min walk
  • California Pacific Medical Center: Pacific Campus - 3 min drive

Getting around

  • San Francisco Station - 3 min drive
  • California St & Polk St Stop - 9 min walk
  • San Francisco International Airport (SFO) - 20 min drive


  • Bang San — 3 min walk
  • Saigon Sandwich — 3 min walk
  • Sai Jai Thai — 3 min walk
  • Hanaro — 4 min walk
  • Edinburgh Castle — 4 min walk

About this property

Civic Center Inn

San Francisco hotel in Downtown San Francisco, walk to San Francisco City Hall
Along with concierge services, this hotel has a 24-hour front desk and express check-in. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include express check-out, free newspapers, and tour/ticket assistance. All 80 rooms offer free WiFi, TVs with cable channels, and free local calls. Showers and free toiletries are also available to guests.
Civic Center Inn offers 80 accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature complimentary toiletries and blackout drapes/curtains. Cable television is provided.

Bathrooms include showers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered daily and hair dryers can be requested.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Limited onsite parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Spanish


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk


  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities


  • Blackout drapes/curtains


  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • Shower


  • Cable channels
  • TV


  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Free local calls

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Check-in from 2 PM - 5 AM
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11 AM
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
An adult age 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Property is also known as

Civic Center Inn
Civic Center Motel
Civic Center Hotel
Civic Center Inn Hotel
Civic Center Inn San Francisco
Civic Center Inn Hotel San Francisco

Frequently asked questions

Rating 5 - Excellent. 44 out of 972 reviews
5 - Excellent 5%
Rating 4 - Good. 69 out of 972 reviews
4 - Good 7%
Rating 3 - Okay. 154 out of 972 reviews
3 - Okay 16%
Rating 2 - Poor. 200 out of 972 reviews
2 - Poor 21%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 505 out of 972 reviews
1 - Terrible 52%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

1/5 Terrible

Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
After paying through Expedia they wouldnt give me the room i was charged on my credit card and never given a room
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021

1/5 Terrible

Traveled with family
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
unsafe, homeless everywhere in the hotel pubic area. they fight ,talk and pee no staff work in night, don't live there
Stayed 6 nights in Jun 2021

4/5 Good

Traveled with partner
Liked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities
The room is a good deal for the price of the room including tax, and private bathroom. Updated bathroom, has nice size and shape shower/tub, good water pressure. No phone, no microwave, but does have flat screen TV.
Stayed 1 night in May 2021

1/5 Terrible

Business traveler
Disliked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
It was filthy,roaches and bedbugs scattered as soon as I opened the door.It smelled of urine and I left I did not even stay 5 minutes.
Stayed 3 nights in May 2021

1/5 Terrible

Traveled with family and small children, Traveled with family
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
This was not a safe place for families with children. I saw 2 syringes with needles still attached on the ground in the parking lot. While waiting (outside) to check in, I overheard a group (loudly) discussing their plans to graffiti the building across the street that night and their frustration with their tagging troubles the night before- their paint got cold. There were lots of people wandering around and gathering in groups. I looked up and realized the location is directly across from project Open Hand I think the manager sensed my discomfort because he asked again if I had kids, then said the residents can be loud but he thought we should be safe. They had overbooked and only had 1 of the 2 rooms I had prepaid which didn’t matter as I took the hint, left and found a safer hotel. I did pick up some tips on how to “ungum up” the nozzles of cold spray paint cans, though, I may give it a try if I’m ever in need.
Stayed 1 night in May 2021