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El Capitan Hotel

2361 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94110

+1 415 695 1597

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based on 244 reviews


Value for money

El Capitan Hotel is located in San Francisco and is within a short walk of nearby sightseeing spots, such as The LAB and Redstone Building. It is set amongst a range of restaurants and cafés and is within a 10-minute walk of 16th Street Mission Bart Station. El Capitan Hotel has been recently refurbished and features an airport shuttle, a 24-hour reception and free Wi-Fi. It also has laundry facilities, a safe and luggage storage. Hotel El Capitan has 84 rooms offering all the essentials to ensure an enjoyable stay. Hot drinks can be made with complimentary tea and coffee supplies. The hostel is situated amongst the area's popular attractions, including Dolores Park and San Francisco Armory, which are a short walk away. Union Square Plaza is a short car trip from the hotel.

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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hairdryer

Health and safety

  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • First-aid kit
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Safe
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Fan
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned

Media and entertainment

  • Radio
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Ticket service
  • Wake-up service
  • Safety deposit box
  • 24hr front desk


  • Shared bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Private bathroom

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)


  • Shared kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen


  • Laundry facilities
  • Iron and ironing board


  • Alarm clock
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk


  • Sofa
  • Storage available

Accessibility and suitability

  • Non-smoking rooms available


  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation

Places of interest near El Capitan Hotel

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2361 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94110


Bill Graham Civic Auditorium1.3 mi
San Francisco City Hall1.4 mi
San Francisco Mint1.7 mi
Japantown1.9 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

Casements Bar0.0 mi
Gashead Tavern0.0 mi
Little Heaven Deli0.0 mi
Las Tinajas Restaurant0.0 mi

Traveler Reviews

PassableBased on 244 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Very pleasant staff and great coffee! (in 23 reviews)
  • Friendly staff and good location. (in 14 reviews)
  • Mission district is perfect (in 6 reviews)
Cons -
  • The rooms were dirty. (in 50 reviews)
  • Just the parking was bad (in 26 reviews)
  • Terrible bed bug infestation. (in 21 reviews)

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Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 2:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • 2 star hotels in San Francisco typically cost $132/night, but El Capitan Hotel is typically available for $54/night, and is rated equally to its competitors.

  • If there is no traffic, the 9.8 mi drive between San Francisco and El Capitan Hotel should only take about 29min. If your hotel is in a more metropolitan area, you may see the driving time increase due to traffic.

  • With parking available at El Capitan Hotel, you could always rent a car for as low as $21/day and park it at the hotel. This would give you freedom while visiting San Francisco. A very popular option for travelers staying at El Capitan Hotel would be to take a taxi or ridesharing service from San Francisco directly to the hotel.

  • At this time, our data shows that there is no on-site pool at El Capitan Hotel. However, hotels can make changes that can significantly change the venue. For the most accurate answer, it would be best to call the hotel directly at +1 415 695 1597.

  • El Capitan Hotel is just 2.2 mi away from San Francisco city center. The closest landmark to the center of San Francisco is SHN Curran Theatre, which is very accessible to El Capitan Hotel guests.

  • The best contact number for El Capitan Hotel is +1 415 695 1597.

  • Yes, El Capitan Hotel has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

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