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Da Vinci Villa

This is a 3 star hotel in San Francisco
2550 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA, U.S.A.
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Russian Hill hotel with free breakfast, on-site pool and restaurant
  • Free Wi-Fi and free breakfast
  • Many guests found the location convenient for exploring tourist areas on foot
  • Many reviewers described their rooms as clean
  • Several guests found the staff to be friendly
  • Several reviewers enjoyed the outdoor pool area
  • Several guests found the beds to be comfortable
  • Many guests were disturbed by noise from inside and outside the hotel
  • A couple of reviewers complained about poor selection at the free breakfast
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Editor's Analysis

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Updated on Jun 17, 2013
This hotel is situated in Russian Hill area and is about a 10-minute walk from the waterfront and marina district. There are several restaurants and shops within a 5-minute walk of this property.

This property is 100% smoke free and all rooms include free Wi-Fi, free local calls, a desk, a safe, a 37" flat screen TV with pay-per-view movies, an iron and ironing board, bathrobes and individual climate control. Mini-fridges are available on request. Select rooms feature a view of the courtyard, city or Golden Gate Bridge. Rooms are furnished with two double beds, two queen beds or one king bed.

Suites provide more spacious accommodations with a separate sitting area. Select suites also include a private balcony. Suites are furnished with two queen beds or one king bed and a sofabed.

Parking is available on site for an additional fee of $25 per day. Pets are permitted in select rooms for an extra charge of $50 per night. ADA-accessible rooms are available.

A free breakfast is served daily from 7 am to 10 am. The on-site Caffe Como serves breakfast and dinner and offers poolside dining. Room service is also available.

On-site recreational facilities include an outdoor pool, a sun deck, a fitness centre and a sauna. Other on-site amenities include meeting space, a business centre, free newspapers, guest laundry facilities and dry cleaning services.

Ghirardelli Square, which offers boutique shopping and restaurants at Fisherman's Wharf, is 10 minutes away on foot. Pier 39, Aquarium of the Bay and the ferries to Alcatraz Island are all an 8-minute drive away, while the Disney Museum is 9 minutes away by car.

Golden Gate Park is 18 minutes away by car, while the Golden Gate Bridge is a 10-minute drive away. The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is about 25 minutes away by car. (All driving time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified by a front desk agent on June 13, 2013: The hours of the free breakfast and pet fees.
The Good
The Russian Hill location seemed to be the highlight of this property, among the reviews used for this analysis. Many guests described walking to shopping, restaurants and tourist attractions at Fisherman's Wharf. 

Many guests described their rooms as clean and several reviewers added that their rooms were spacious and generally comfortable. Several guests specifically mentioned that their beds were comfortable.

Several reviewers complimented the staff for their friendly and helpful service.

Several guests enjoyed the outdoor pool and some reviewers described the pool area as well maintained, with ample lounge chairs.

A couple of reviewers praised the food and attentive wait staff at the on-site restaurant.

A few guests thought that the room rates were reasonable, however, some other reviewers disagreed (see below for more details).

The Bad
Among the reviews sourced for this editorial, many guests complained about noise disturbances from both inside and outside the hotel. Reviewers were disturbed by noise from neighbouring rooms, the halls, alarm clocks in neighbouring rooms and traffic noise. One guest thought that the rooms were not very soundproof.

A few guests noted that there seemed to be permanent residents or students staying at this property long-term and this made these guests feel uncomfortable.

A couple of reviewers described the selection at the free breakfast as poor.

While a few guests thought that the room rates were reasonable, several reviewers thought that the room prices were too expensive. ranked this hotel #147 out of 235 hotels in San Francisco, with an average score of 3 out of 5, from 183 reviews. gave this property an average score of 3.5 out of 5, with 82% of 473 guests recommending the property.

The author called the hotel on June 13, 2013 to verify some information.


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Da Vinci Villa

  • Business Center
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Room/Gym
  • Parking
  • Concierge
  • Elevator / Lift
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Conference Room(s)
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Sauna
  • Cable / Satellite TV
  • Hair Dryer
  • TV
  • Laundry service
  • Photocopier
  • Spa & Wellness Centre
  • Internet Connection (wireless)
  • Bathrobes
  • Shower
  • En suite
  • Private Bathroom
  • Private Toilet
  • Coffee Shop/Cafeteria
  • Vending Machines
  • Self Laundry

User Contributed Info

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Category Accommodation and Food Services
Friday Closing Time 24:00
Friday Opening Time 00:00
General Amenities Safe-deposit box (front desk) | Suitcase Storage | Child Care Services | Tours / Ticket Assistance | Gift Shop / News Stand | Fitness Room | Laundry Service | Concierge
Listing Type Place
Monday Closing Time 24:00
Monday Opening Time 00:00
Neighbourhood Russian Hill
Place Activities Sleeping / Lodging (hotel, chalet, B&B, cabin...)
Place Status No longer at this location
Room Amenities Direct-dial phone
Room Details Non-smoking rooms
Room Entertainment Cable Television
Saturday Closing Time 24:00
Saturday Opening Time 00:00
Sunday Closing Time 24:00
Sunday Opening Time 00:00
Thursday Closing Time 24:00
Thursday Opening Time 00:00
Tuesday Closing Time 24:00
Tuesday Opening Time 00:00
Wednesday Closing Time 24:00
Wednesday Opening Time 00:00

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