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Mithila Hotel

2.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

The hotel is in a very convenient location. The staff was friendly. We enjoyed our stay at this hotel. The hotel has everything you need. Great experience!

The hotel was very quiet, the staff were friendly and helpful, very reasonable cost, and close to all transportation and lots of good eats close by.

The hotel is in a pretty good location not too far from union square. The staff were nice, and helpful with any questions. We had a room facing an alley on the third floor so we got a little exercise everyday walking up the three flights of stairs. The room is small and old with a little closet and table with two chairs, but was good enough for a few nights stay. The microwave and fridge were nice as we had a few quick meals in our room. The windows were very dirty but did open to let steam out when showering as there is no fan in the bathroom. The bed was quite comfortable but seemed to have a little dip in the middle. The room was actually pretty quiet facing another building across the alley. The bathroom had one bigger sized bath towel for the two of us, a couple of facecloths, and a couple of hand towels and bath mats. There were complimentary shampoo/conditioner, hand wipes, and bath soaps. The maid did clean and vacuum everyday if you want them to. The TV. is old but that really didn't matter as we weren't there to watch TV. It had about 5 channels. There is coffee (not good) and tea in the morning nothing else! There is no breakfast just coffee and tea. They hung on to our bags for free and called the airport shuttle for us. $15 each person. Its very basic and if you're not too fussy its fine for a few nights.

The room was small but clean. It is a walk up converted apartment but has charm. Loved the view from our room. The location was perfect. Several great breakfast places and parking. Also a short walk from Union Square and wonderful shops bars and restaurants. Really enjoyed staying here.

Location was good enough that covered everything else that was lacking. Small, tight room with bunkers. Not overly nice but efficient enough staff. No coffee machine in the room but beside the front(?) count in the morning.

This is a HOSTAL NOT a Hotel, very very old building, no parking, i went in saw it and got out of there, not a place to take your wife nor family.

Staff was good, definitely a place that is not in the year 2016. It has all the basics you would need, not the hilon for sure. Dont watch a scary old movie before coming to this hotel you will not be able to sleep. If your using this hotel for the main purpose to sleep and get on the next day its perfect anything more its not for you.

Good: Affordable Heart of town Okay: Bed is squeaky Narrow hallway, staircase Older facility. Overall, I'd stay here again. For the price, I was more than happy.

The hotel was a nice location. Our only complaint was that it smelled bad at times. We couldn't tell if it was the room itself or the street below, but it wasn't unbearable. Staff was very accommodating with holding our luggage for the day/letting us check in early. Room was outdated, but clean. It was a great stay for what we paid, especially compared to other hotels in the area.

The accommodations were pleasant enough. Entry into the unit was secure controlled by key card. Room was small but clean and well kept. TV was minimal and most stations were fuzzy. It was centurally located and close the area we needed access. Price was appropriate for San Francisco. Local restrurants were close by. We would stay there again as a safe place to spend the night.

Very good price, good location in the city of San Francisco. The only bad thing was I was with another person and we couldn't get 2 bath towels even when we asked for them!! Also there were lamps that didn't work and bathroom magnifying mirror that didn't work.

Good location, clean room, plenty of hot water. The room was quiet. The staff was very polite. Virtually no amenities, and the TV and its reception were very low quality with few channels to choose form (no PBS). A microwave and a refrigerator were in the room, both not plugged in, and the refrigerator door seemed partially detached. Very few electrical outlets. On balance, you get what you pay for, but you can rest here and it's close to Union Square.

nice location to Polk st Van Ness and union square staff was nice room a little small but great value

i dont know what to say about this hotel, its pretty average, not bad, exceeded my expectations when booking a cheap motel.

Great place for a nights stay in the city. Cheapest parking around.

We stressed over choosing this hotel because of some of the previous reviews, however, we were pleased with our choice for this particular weekend. We were not wanting to spend a lot of money on the room and did not care if there were alot of frills as we were not planning to spend much time in the room. It was clean and comfortable with ample space even if it could use a little TLC on the decor. The bathroom seemed to have been updated not too long ago. There was a TV though only about 10 channels to view which worked fine for us. We were surprised that we were not able to hear a lot of noise outside the room without an airconditioner running. The staff was nice and pleasant to deal with. We did not feel unsafe and came and went at different times of the day. Since there is no airconditioning in the hotel, it would be really helpful for them to install ceiling fans or have portable fans available. We had stayed at the Hotel Union Square on a previous visit and the room there was nicer as far as the amenities and decor though it was a lot smaller. That area of the city seemed a bit nicer but there were more homeless people around there. The locaction of the Mithila was pretty convenient to the bus lines to get to Fisherman's Wharf and other areas, with just a few blocks walk. We used a shuttle service ($15 each person) to get to the airport so we would not have to mess with luggage and transfers with the bus and train. Be sure to make a trip to the Tower for great views! We would probably stay here again for the same price, just not in the warmer months unless they provided fans as it would be too warm in the room.

Stayed here for one night, and don't know if I could handle much more. The room wasn't terribly small for an economy queen. The problem, the sheet were peeling and a little threadbare, our towels had large holes in them, and the bathroom and shower were on another floor. If I had known 2 floors of rooms were to be sharing a bathroom, I would have paid $10 more to stay at a different hotel that is much nicer and has a bathroom for every 3 rooms. Overall it was quiet, and we never saw another guest, but I got the feeling the carpet hadn't been replaced in 20 years and something terrible had happened in my room due to the cracked bed side lamp and completely ruined lampshade.

Hotel manager was accommodating and performed an upgrade to a Queen size bed with a bit more sq ft and a private bathroom for only $7.00 (yes, this was an upsell). The original booking was for a double bed with a community bathroom with even less sq ft than the one I got. The room is approx 11'x10' with the bathroom being 5'x4'. The hotel does have thin walls, creaking stairs, an adequate breakfast. Internet is provided for free, but I did not use it. Breakfast consists of apple, lemon, and cherry pastries; mini blueberry, banana nut and poppy seed muffins; instant oatmeal, and coffee. This location is located near several restaurants in a bit more unique part of town. The latest the office will recognize a late check in is approx 12:30am, so be sure to check in before that time as the office is not staffed past midnight. The room was clean, however, the carpet needs to be steam cleaned as it shows its worn age. The bathroom looks remodeled as opposed to the rest of the room. The hotel in general, does have a slight smell. Hotel does provide a microwave and mini fridge in the room. Paint has built up over the years as it has been repainted several times without being stripped off. Cathode ray tube TV is based off Dish Network with mostly local channels on analog signal.

You get exactly for what you pay for, a good clean room with comfy sheets, very clean and nothing fancy. So I would rate it good, they have good location, offer good service, at a good price, want something nicer, then PAY MORE!!

very quiet room enjoyed continental breakfast and would recomend to anyone

972 Sutter St San Francisco CA

Mithila Hotel places you in Downtown San Francisco, within a leisurely stroll of popular sights such as Asian Art Museum of San Francisco and Westfield San Francisco Centre. This 30-room hotel welcomes guests with in-room amenities like refrigerators, microwaves, and TVs. It's in central San Francisco and also close to Lombard Street and Pier 39.


All 30 rooms feature microwaves, refrigerators, and ironing boards. Guests can enjoy free WiFi and TVs. Hair dryers and desks are other standard amenities.

Property features

Mithila Hotel features free WiFi in public areas, coffee in a common area, and laundry facilities. Offsite parking is offered for a fee. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ready to help secure valuables, and answer any questions about the area.

Room options

Standard Room, 1 Double Bed

Full 1 | Sleeps 2

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed

Queen 1 | Sleeps 2

Family Quadruple Room

Full 1 | Sleeps 4