Wow, great value, great location
We got a steal on this place. Great value for the money. Great location. You step out of your room and you can catch public transport or just walk to any place you want to be. You can request microwave/fridge in your room, and you do get an included "continental" breakfast. Free wireless. Lots of fun/interesting art.
You need to be a person who is used to staying in European style hotels. The elevator is a little tricky, and a lot of times you may just prefer to use the stairs. So...not a place for people with mobility issues. However, if you are a person who came to hike the Golden Gate Bridge, hike up the Greenwich Stairs to the Coit Tower, hike Angel Island, etcetera...a few stairs are not going to stop you, right?
The staff was terrific. If you have a late flight, which is apparently a common thing for SFO, they have no problem holding your bags after you check-out so you can hike around, enjoy your day, and then pick up your bag before you head to the airport. They answered all our questions, always had little tourist maps to explain things, etc. Very nice people to do business with. I can't promise everyone will get the incredible deal we got, because we got a low season price (and lucked out with beautiful weather) but I think you will be impressed if you compare what they offer with the other area hotels.
Unique Quality: The art was fun, and the location near the Chinatown gate was superb!