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Individually decorated, desk, blackout drapes, iron/ironing board
Individually decorated, desk, blackout drapes, iron/ironing board
Individually decorated, desk, blackout drapes, iron/ironing board

Music City Hotel

1.5 out of 5
Guests rated this property 3.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitizer provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationVan Ness Avenue3 min walk
    Popular LocationCalifornia Pacific Medical Center: Pacific Campus15 min walk
    Popular Location555 California Street20 min walk
    AirportSan Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.)24 min drive

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Traditional Room, 1 Queen Bed, Shared Bathroom

3.5/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Private Bathroom

4.4/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Junior Suite, 2 Queen Beds, Private Bathroom (Kitchenette)

No guest room rating
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Queen Beds

About this area

San Francisco

Located in San Francisco's Downtown San Francisco neighborhood, Music City Hotel is in the city center and near a metro station. Lombard Street and City Lights Booksellers are notable landmarks, and travelers looking to shop may want to visit Pier 39 and Haight Street. Ready for a night out? Consider The Regency Ballroom and Great American Music Hall. Guests appreciate the hostel's location for the nightlife.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Van Ness Avenue - 3 min walk
  • The Regency Ballroom - 3 min walk
  • Great American Music Hall - 6 min walk
  • California Pacific Medical Center: Pacific Campus - 15 min walk
  • 555 California Street - 20 min walk

Getting around

  • San Francisco Station - 3 min drive
  • California St & Polk St Stop - 3 min walk
  • San Francisco International Airport (SFO) - 23 min drive


  • Crustacean Restaurant — 3 min walk
  • Ti Piacera — 4 min walk
  • Nara Sushi — 4 min walk
  • Mymy — 4 min walk
  • Swan Oyster Depot — 4 min walk

About this property

Music City Hotel

Art Deco San Francisco hostel in Downtown San Francisco, walk to The Regency Ballroom
This smoke-free hostel features a microwave in a common area, a refrigerator in a common area, and a computer station. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a library, express check-out, and tour/ticket assistance. All rooms are individually decorated and offer free WiFi and portable fans. For a bit of entertainment, TVs come with cable channels, and guests will also find refrigerators and desks.
Music City Hotel offers 36 accommodations with complimentary toiletries and portable fans. These individually decorated accommodations include desks. Televisions come with cable channels. This San Francisco hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Irons/ironing boards and hair dryers can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

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
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
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
  • Drop-off airport shuttle (surcharge) from 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
  • Airport shuttle at scheduled times, on request

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–11:00 AM: USD 7.75 for adults and USD 7.75 for children

Family friendly

  • Refrigerator


  • Library
  • Lockers available
  • No elevators
  • Water dispenser

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Computer station


  • Communal living room
  • Shared microwave
  • Shared refrigerator
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Portable fan


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


  • 32-inch TV
  • Cable channels

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator


  • Desk
  • Individually decorated
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)



Check-in from 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11:00 AM
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 5:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours will receive an email with check-in instructions and lockbox information; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Staffed front desk, lockbox


Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! One child 10 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

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

  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: USD 7.75 for adults and USD 7.75 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 16.00 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 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
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
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, 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

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
One child 10 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

Property is also known as

Music City Hotel San Francisco
Encore Express Hostel
Encore Express Hostel San Francisco
Encore Express San Francisco
Music City San Francisco
Music City Hotel San Francisco
Music City Hotel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
Music City Hotel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation San Francisco

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Rating 5 - Excellent. 51 out of 324 reviews
5 - Excellent 16%
Rating 4 - Good. 86 out of 324 reviews
4 - Good 27%
Rating 3 - Okay. 104 out of 324 reviews
3 - Okay 32%
Rating 2 - Poor. 49 out of 324 reviews
2 - Poor 15%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 34 out of 324 reviews
1 - Terrible 10%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
I love this place.....
Staff is very friendly and relatable. Housekeeping does a great job cleaning. Always peaceable and quiet feels like home.
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2020

1/5 Terrible

Traveled with group
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020

3/5 Okay

Business traveler
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Pretty cool considering the availability of music studios yet definitely way too pricey. Even the hostel portion is off the chart price wise. Centrally located , Whole Foods markets, cafe’s and many restaurants around. They implemented breakfast at cool cafe next door but for an additional price! Oh well, overall worthy.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2019

5/5 Excellent

Business traveler
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Musicians and Artist Hotel
Cool vibe great location staff were kind and the rooms were perfect thank you Music city hotel
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Business traveler
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Cool vibe ,room was pimp ,great location
Very welcoming and awesome photos of artist peaceful vibe and lot of positive energy over all very happy . restaurants ,drugstores ,etc...were short walking distance and lots of vibrant energy thru the neighborhood loved every moment of my stay
Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2020