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Phoenix Hotel

San Francisco’s much-loved motor lodge gets a renovation



601 Eddy St, San Francisco, CA 94109, USA

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Renovations completed: May 2018
Rooms: 44

The Lowdown
Nights by the pool at The Phoenix Hotel are some of the best ways to spend a summer night in San Francisco. Swing by for the poolside party season with DJs, cocktails and BBQ. Get the out-of-office on and bring your shades.

The Facts
Originally designed in 1956 as a Caravan Motor Lodge in the city’s Tenderloin district, the Phoenix has since become a long-time musicians’ favourite, with Kurt Cobain, David Bowie and Neil Young all counted as fans. A fresh renovation from Texan hotelier Liz Lambert keeps it just the right side of kitsch.


Originally published on
15th May 2018


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