The Donatello Hotel - San Francisco

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501 Post Street, San Francisco, United States, 94102  show map
 4 stars
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The Donatello Hotel - San Francisco

Free Wi-Fi
Parking

USD 35 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour security

24-hour business center

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Reflex massage

Spa & wellness center

Verified Reviews:

  • Microwave and mini fridge were a nice bonus - Wonderful $7 breakfast - Easy walk up from powell station
  • Trolley pass just 1 block - Staff is incredibly well trained - Really recommend this hotel
  • Great water pressure in the shower - Service was excellent - Bed was comfortable
  • Complimentary high speed internet - 15 minute walk from the donatello - Staff is friendly and helpful
  • Nice fitness center with sauna and co-ed jacuzzi - Located in the heart of union square - Free in room coffee and newspaper

Overview

The traditional 4-star The Donatello Hotel boasts a sun deck, a hot tub and a sauna as well as setting in a charming district of San Francisco. This European building was refurbished in 2012.

The property is located near Bay Area Theatresports, The Magic Theatre and Moscone Center, in the heart of a beach area. A museum and a theater lie a short distance away.

Fisherman's Wharf is 2.4 km from the hotel and New Conservatory Theatre Center is 1.6 km away.

Easily accessible from BART - Civic Center subway station. 20 minutes' drive from Oakland International airport.

Rooms

Offering LCD TV, pay TV, a dressing area, individual climate control and a sitting area, tasteful guestrooms boast an artistic interior. The Donatello Hotel offers rooms with the city view. They also comprise private bathrooms appointed with a shower, free toiletries and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

Guests can order Italian meals at the spacious restaurant. The bistro Colibri Mexican Bistro is just about 5 minutes’ walk from the property.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Services

There are such business facilities as a business centre, computer equipment and a meeting room on the premises.

Relax

The Donatello Hotel provides guests with babysitting and cribs for their children. A gym and a fitness center are among the on-site facilities.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site at USD 35 per day.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of floors:   15.  Number of rooms:   94.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Elevator
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Valet parking
  • Room service
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Limousine service
  • Wake up service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Business services
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Sun terrace
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Reflex massage

Room facilities

  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Sofa bed
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Room toiletries
  • Bathroom telephone

Self-catering

  • Kitchenette
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Fluffy down duvets
  • Down duvets

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • DVD player
  • Voice mail
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

501 Post Street, San Francisco, United States, 94102

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City Center
  • San Francisco
    1.7 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • F Market Street Car
    1.7 km
  • Caltrain - 4th & King Street Station
    1.8 km
Underground stations
  • BART - Powell St. Station
    500 m
  • BART - Montgomery St. Station
    800 m
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Zingari Ristorante (cuisine: Italian)
    30 m
  • Level III (cuisine: Contemporary, Californian)
    30 m
Beaches
  • North Beach
    1.2 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    15
  • Number of rooms:
    94

Rooms and availability

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    Bed type: King-size bed
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      Bed type: Double bed
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        Deluxe Double Room
        Bed type: King-size bed
        Size: 37 m²
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        Deluxe King Room
        Bed type: King-size bed
        Size: 37 m²
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            How to reach hotel

            hotel The Donatello Hotel - San Francisco San Francisco location
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            Hotel Address:

            501 Post Street, San Francisco, United States, 94102

            Get directions
            City Center
            • San Francisco
              1.7 km
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • F Market Street Car
              1.7 km
            • Caltrain - 4th & King Street Station
              1.8 km
            Underground stations
            • BART - Powell St. Station
              500 m
            • BART - Montgomery St. Station
              800 m
            • Bus stop
              100 m
            Restaurants
            • Zingari Ristorante (cuisine: Italian)
              30 m
            • Level III (cuisine: Contemporary, Californian)
              30 m
            Beaches
            • North Beach
              1.2 km
            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  12 pm
            • Year renovated:
              2012
            • Number of floors:
              15
            • Number of rooms:
              94

            The Donatello Location

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            What's nearby

            Tourist attractions

            • Curran Theatre - 100 m

            Popular areas

            • Nob Hill - 300 m

            Places of interest

            • Xanadu Gallery - 300 m
            • InterContinental Mark Hopkins San Francisco - 400 m
            • Fairmont Hotel - 400 m

            Shopping areas

            • Union square - 200 m
            • Stockton Street - 400 m

            Amusement

            • Ruby Skye - 100 m

            Museums

            • California Assembly of Local - 100 m
            • San Francisco Performances Inc - 200 m
            • Folk Art Intl Foundation - 300 m
            • Jewish Museum San Francisco - 300 m
            • California Poets in the School - 400 m
            • Non Profit Finance Fund - 400 m

            Halls

            • P S 449 Performance Studios - 100 m
            • Post Street Pavilion - 300 m
            • Renaissance Ballroom - 300 m

            Universities, Institutes

            • Jean Shelton Acting School - 100 m
            • Great Western University - 100 m
            • Fashion Institute of Design - 300 m
            • Career Resources Development - 300 m
            • Cal Dream Svc - 400 m
            • Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts - 400 m
            • Trinity College - 400 m
            • Brandon College - 400 m

            Theaters

            • Geary Theatre - 100 m
            • Geary Theater - 100 m
            • Curran Theatre - 100 m

            Underground stations

            • BART - Powell St. Station - 400 m

            Local attractions

            • Sacramento Street - 1.5 km
              Between Broderick and Spruce Street, San Francisco
            • Market Street Railway Museum - 1.6 km
              77 Steuart Street, San Francisco
            • Union Street - 1.7 km
              Union Street Association: 1686 Union St., San Francisco
            • San Francisco Railway Museum - 1.6 km
              77 Steuart Street, San Francisco
            • Coit Tower - 1.7 km
              1 Telegraph Hill Boulevard, San Francisco

            Near the hotel

            • Glide Memorial United Methodist Church - 330 m
              330 Ellis Street, San Francisco
            • Museum of Craft and Folk Art - 580 m
              51 Yerba Buena Lane, San Francisco
            • Metreon Sony Entertainment Center - 650 m
              101 Fourth Street, San Francisco
            • International Art Museum of America - 680 m
              1025 Market Street, San Francisco
            • Grace Cathedral - 490 m
              1100 California Street, San Francisco
            • Contemporary Jewish Museum - 640 m
              736 Mission Street (between Third and Fourth streets), San Francisco
            • Old Cathedral of St. Mary - 670 m
              660 California Street at Grant Avenue, San Francisco

            Restaurants nearby

            • Zingari Ristorante - 30 m

              Address: 501 Post St
              Phone: 415-885-8850

              65% likes this, based on 149 reviews
              Cuisine: Italian
              Price Range: GBP 24 - GBP 38

            • Farallon - 100 m

              Address: 450 Post St
              Phone: (415) 956-6969

              74% likes this, based on 459 reviews
              Cuisine: American, Contemporary, Californian
              Price Range: GBP 31 - GBP 61

            • Colibri Mexican Bistro - 80 m

              Address: 438 Geary St
              Phone: 415-440-2737

              76% likes this, based on 381 reviews
              Cuisine: Mexican
              Price Range: GBP 15 - GBP 22

            • Level III - 30 m

              Address: 500 Post Street
              Phone: 415-929-2087

              75% likes this, based on 38 reviews
              Cuisine: Contemporary, Californian
              Price Range: GBP 24 - GBP 38

            • Postrio - 50 m

              Address: 545 Post St
              Phone: (415) 776-7825

              56% likes this, based on 135 reviews
              Cuisine: American, Mediterranean, Californian
              Price Range: GBP 31 - GBP 61

            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  12 pm
            • Year renovated:
              2012
            • Number of floors:
              15
            • Number of rooms:
              94
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            The Donatello Reviews

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

            Average guest rating

            8.4out of 10
            Superb
            Based on 619 reviews

            Guest reviews

            • Older travelers
              7.4

              Good facilities in the hotel with convenient access to Union Square shops and sight seeing.

              We were on the 3rd floor on the Post Street side and refuse collection during gthe night could be noisy.

            • Older travelers
              8.8

              The location and can do attitude of staff are the strength of this establishment.

              Al little noisy but this was dwarfed by the positives

            • Older travelers
              10.0

              we really enjoyed the location, the friendliness of the concierge and hotel staff, and the availability of the club lounge.

              the turndown service staff coming into our room without knocking. maybe you could request turndown service on check-in.

            • Older travelers
              9.6

              The greeting, valet parking & check in were great although the parking cost guests $28 + tax but they do early bird and theatre offers for the public. The room was spacious, clean and comfortable as well as being well equipped. The staff are happy to help with anything and are proud of the hotel which is located in the heart of the shops, theatres and restaurants.

            • Older travelers
              9.6

              It was fine.........parking is too expensive given that it's next to a lot but all-in-all it was fine and the rooms are MUCH larger than many I've stayed in in SF.

            • Group of friends
              8.8

              The staff was kind and very helpfull, the room was spacy and clean, nothing to complain about.

            • Older travelers
              9.2

              The staff was excellent - very courteous and helpful. It was great to have the small fridge and microwave in the room. The wireless internet was easily accessible.

              We were in a room facing the main street, which was extremely noisy due to a club right below. Would stay again, but would insist on a room on the back side of the hotel.

            • Single
              9.6

              The room size was great, the staff on reception were very friendly and helpful, the food was tasty and exellent VFM, the bar staff (Mary) was brilliant fun, entertaining, helpful and mixed a great Mojito !

            • Group of friends
              7.4

              Clean, centrally located.

              Very noisy, street noise overwhelming.

            • Older travelers
              8.8

              The staff were freindly and helpful. The room was clean and reasonably quiet and the bed was very comfortable.

              The building is old and it shows it's age a bit, but didn't detract from our stay.

            • Older travelers
              7.4

              Very well located in downtown, good hotel, nothing special but nothing wrong.

              Very slow Internet.

            • Older travelers
              9.6

              The Donatello is perfectly placed for a sf holiday......forget Fishermens Wharf Union Square is the place to be and for a very good hotel at fair prices stay at the "d". Rooms good, staff great and quirky sf downtown not to be missed. Aussie Phil

            • Older travelers
              7.4

              Staff were very helpful and friendly. The bar and dining excellent. Especially enjoyed the 2 hour happy hour with 50% off food and alcohol. Happy hour 4.30pm to 6.30pm. This hotel was not the flashest we've stayed at but reasonable value for the money and situated in a convenient part of the city.

              The streets in the area of the hotel were grotty with many people begging from the side of these streets.

            • Single
              10.0

              Cleanliness.

              The back of the bathroom door was very worn with the lamination pulled off revealing the plywood below. I felt no one had ever looked behind the door. This was quite contrary to the rest of the room's presentation.

            • Older travelers
              6.6

              The location was excellent.

              Air conditioner broke twice and had to be fixed twice. Our room was not made p t all the second day, even after calling the front desk twice. We had no clean towels on day three as a result.

            How to reach hotel

            hotel The Donatello Hotel - San Francisco San Francisco location
            Show big map »

            Hotel Address:

            501 Post Street, San Francisco, United States, 94102

            Get directions
            City Center
            • San Francisco
              1.7 km
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • F Market Street Car
              1.7 km
            • Caltrain - 4th & King Street Station
              1.8 km
            Underground stations
            • BART - Powell St. Station
              500 m
            • BART - Montgomery St. Station
              800 m
            • Bus stop
              100 m
            Restaurants
            • Zingari Ristorante (cuisine: Italian)
              30 m
            • Level III (cuisine: Contemporary, Californian)
              30 m
            Beaches
            • North Beach
              1.2 km
            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  12 pm
            • Year renovated:
              2012
            • Number of floors:
              15
            • Number of rooms:
              94