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Phoenix Hotel: the rock ‘n' roll attitude


This hotel owes its fame to the Red Hot Chilli Peppers and Pearl Jam, who stayed here before the hits rolled in.

From appearances, it is more L.A. than S.F. and it cultivates a cool vibe that will you give you ‘street cred'. Rather than just a hotel, it bills itself as a motor lodge, with 44 rooms overlooking the blue pool, complete with sun loungers, a somewhat kitsch giant frog and some statues. Of course there is a parking lot too. A legacy of the psychedelic era, the rooms have the style of the California of yesteryear with their Yosemite blankets and bright coloured walls. Do not be surprised to find a guitar or a record player at the foot of your bed. The musical culture is also evident in the oversized posters from one of your favourite rock groups and photos of concerts hung over your nightstand. Every Sunday a barbecue is organised at the pool. Other days, just be sure to follow the hotel's encouragement to ‘Be amazing'!

Hôtel Phoenix
601 Eddy Street
San Francisco, CA 94109

+1 415 776 1380

Rooms: from 200 USD

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