Formerly known as the Royal Hotel since 1909, the Balmoral Hotel North # 2 became the new name for this residential hotel in 2004.  Balmoral is a chain of affordable residential hotels throughout San Francisco. Rooms are clean and remodeled.  The Balmoral Hotel North #2 is a 2 story building with a total of 120 single rooms, 2 community kitchens, and clean community bathrooms and showers.  It is clean, quiet, safe, and well managed.  Right in the heart of the Financial District and Chinatown, it is conveniently located near all public transportation such as MUNI, BART, etc, as well as supermarkets like Safeway and Trader Joe's, drugstores like Walgreen's and CVS, and so many cafe's and restaurants all within walking distance of 15 minutes.  From the Balmoral Hotel, you can be anywhere in San Francisco in less than an hour either by walking or by taking public transportation.
It's an ideal and affordable living situation!