El Capitan Hotel

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In-room safe, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
In-room safe, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
In-room safe, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
In-room safe, iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Overview of El Capitan Hotel

El Capitan Hotel

2 out of 5
Guests rated this property 2.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry
  • 24/7 front desk

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
2361 Mission St, San Francisco, CA, 94110

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationMission Dolores Park9 min walk
  • Popular LocationCastro Street18 min walk
  • Popular LocationVan Ness Avenue18 min walk
  • AirportSan Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.)17 min drive

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About this area

San Francisco

El Capitan Hotel is located in Mission District, a neighborhood in San Francisco, and is in the city center and near a metro station. The area's natural beauty can be seen at San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park and Muir Woods National Monument, while Bill Graham Civic Auditorium and Orpheum Theater are cultural highlights. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Chase Center or Oracle Park. Guests appreciate the hotel's location for the nightlife. It's also convenient to public transportation: 16th Street Mission Station is 8 minutes by foot and 24th Street Mission Station is 9 minutes.

What's nearby

  • Mission Dolores Park - 9 min walk
  • Castro Street - 18 min walk
  • Van Ness Avenue - 18 min walk
  • Bill Graham Civic Auditorium - 3 min drive
  • Asian Art Museum of San Francisco - 3 min drive

Getting around

  • 16th Street Mission Station - 8 min walk
  • 22nd Street Station - 4 min drive
  • San Francisco International Airport (SFO) - 17 min drive


  • 20 Spot — 3 min walk
  • Mission Chinese Food — 3 min walk
  • Gracias Madre — 3 min walk
  • Radish — 3 min walk
  • Commonwealth — 3 min walk

About this property

El Capitan Hotel

Adults-only San Francisco hotel in Mission District with nightclub
This smoke-free hotel features a nightclub, laundry facilities, and a 24-hour front desk. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include tour/ticket assistance and a front-desk safe. All 89 rooms provide free WiFi, coffee makers, and TVs. Hair dryers, safes, and ironing boards are among the other amenities that guests will find.
El Capitan Hotel offers 89 accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. This San Francisco hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include hair dryers and irons/ironing boards.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
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

  • No onsite parking available
  • 24-hour drop-off airport shuttle (surcharge)

Things to do

  • Nightclub


  • Front-desk safe
  • No elevators

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Spanish


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Hair dryer
  • Towels


  • TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker


  • Iron/ironing board
  • Safe

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Check-in from 2:00 PM - midnight
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
An adult age 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking
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 younger than 18 are not allowed at this adults-only property; all guests 18 and older are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 250.00 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 20 per person

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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
No onsite parking is available
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, and Discover; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

Guests under 18 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property

Property is also known as

Capitan Hotel
El Capitan Hotel
El Capitan Hotel San Francisco
El Capitan San Francisco
El Capitan Hotel Hotel
El Capitan Hotel San Francisco
El Capitan Hotel Hotel San Francisco

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Overall score and ratings

Rating 5 - Excellent. 44 out of 771 reviews
5 - Excellent 6%
Rating 4 - Good. 103 out of 771 reviews
4 - Good 13%
Rating 3 - Okay. 153 out of 771 reviews
3 - Okay 20%
Rating 2 - Poor. 153 out of 771 reviews
2 - Poor 20%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 318 out of 771 reviews
1 - Terrible 41%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

1/5 Terrible

Business traveler
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
It was dirty outside also the walk in place to the hotel. No key u always gOtta buzz in. It sucks
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
One of the best. No complaint.
Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2021

1/5 Terrible

Traveled with partner
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities
They never found my reservation and still charged me I demand my money back. They only have a bathroom per floor. PER FLOOR so it very unhealthy specially now days. The stuff was not helpful at all and said I’d get the money back but never received yet. I want my money back I did not stay there you could not find my reservation even though I was providing my reservation number. Weird but you could take my money huh?
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

1/5 Terrible

Disliked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities
This place is a dump. There were no
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021