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EC San Francisco: Comfort The Columbus


Photos show samples of available rooms. Fixtures, fittings and sizes may vary.

Accommodation Features

Room Facilities

Building Facilities

  • ATM in Building
  • Balcony
  • BBQ
  • Bike Racks
  • Business Centre
  • Cafeteria
  • Children's Playground
  • Cleaning Service Provided
  • Communal Dining Room
  • Communal Kitchen
  • Communal Lounge
  • Fitness Center
  • Free-Wifi
  • Games Room
  • Garden
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Swimming Pool
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Library
  • Lift
  • Meeting Room
  • Multimedia Room & Lounge
  • Netflix
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Parking Space
  • Picnic Areas
  • Public Computers
  • Roku TV Streaming Device
  • Rooftop
  • Sauna
  • Sport Premises
  • Underground Storage
  • Vending Machines Available
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Miscellaneous

  • Rooms are cleaned weekly, common areas including shared bathrooms are cleaned daily. Bed linen are cleaned weekly
  • Credit card operated 8 washers and 8 dryers, $2.25 wash and $1.50 dry - only Visa and Mastercard accepted
  • Luggage drop-off is allowed same-day for arrival and departure. The only limitation is no overnight-baggage-check.
  • Utility bills are included
  • Kitchen utensils are provided
  • 24-hour on-site security
  • This residence does not provide towels, but one can be purchased from reception or students need to bring their own towels
  • Single bed or loft bed in single rooms, bunkbeds in double room
  • Microwave stations on each floor, mini-fridge in each room
  • Desk, dresser, lamp and armoire in each room
  • Phones available in rooms, must use calling card for international long distance calls
Room Type
Single / Twin. Room size (Bathroom is not including): average 80 sq ft
Bathroom Type
Shared (1 bathroom with shower for 4 rooms)
Board Status
Self-Catering

Description of Local Area

Located in Historic Jackson Square, close to North Beach, Chinatown, the Ferry Building, the Financial District and Fisherman's Wharf.

Description of Accommodation

A newly renovated historic residence/hotel very close to EC, catering to international students and others seeking economical longer accommodations in San Francisco. While the building is over 100 years old, it has been updated with new bathrooms, a new shared kitchen, dining area and TV lounge. A large laundry room rounds out the public spaces.


Address

112 Columbus Avenue,
San Francisco,
CA 94133

Phone Number

+1 415 500 4950

Emergency Number

+1 415 500 4951

Arrival and departure

  • Arrival day: Saturday ( Sunday arrival is possible)
    Check-in: Guests can check in at 3pm, but if the room is ready early the guests will be allowed  to check in earlier.
    If the room isn’t ready and the guests come before 3pm, the guests` luggages can be kept at the residence and the guests can also wait in the lounge room.
    Late check in is allowed. There is always a staff member on site to check-in a student anytime. 

  • Departure day: Saturday
    Check-out: 11:00 a.m.
    Late check out is not possible.

Journey to school

10 minutes walking distance.


Cancellations

Cancellation prior to arrival

Students cancelling or postponing within 14 days of arrival date, for reasons other than visa denial, will be charged a one-week accommodation fee at the standard accommodation rate and the accommodation placement fee.

Cancellation after arrival

Students leaving their accommodation must give notice in writing 4 weeks prior to termination. After deducting the price of accommodation used, including the required notice period, charged at standard accommodation rates, students will be refunded the remaining accommodation costs. If the 4-week notice period is not provided, a cancellation fee equal to 4 weeks of the accommodation cost will apply.

Airport Pickup

If you have booked accommodation with EC you must arrive at the airport between 08:00 and 20:00. Late/early arrivals may be asked to book alternative accommodation You will meet an EC transportation representative holding a sign at the terminal information desk. If after 10 minutes you cannot see the EC representative, just call+1-415-459-7632. (from the information desk or a mobile phone).
If your flight is missed, delayed, or cancelled, or if there is any other problem, you should notify EC by calling 1-415-734-8040 (from the information desk or a mobile phone) to rearrange your transfer time and avoid additional cost..

Other ways to get to your residence

Taxi, BART to Montgomery then walk or bus 8, BART to Embarcadero then bus 1.

Arrival Procedures

Check in at 24h desk.

House Rules

  • Students must be 18 + to choose this residence
  • Mixed Gender: Male and female students share common areas and facilities, but bedrooms are single gender.
  • Collected at residence: $400 refundable deposit for single room, $250 refundable deposit for double room & a $25 non-refundable cleaning fee per student.
  • Students are given a key on arrival; for which a $25 deposit will be collected by the residence and refunded on return.
  • Overnight guest allowed 2 days max only for students staying in a private room and longer than one month
  • Smoking is not permitted anywhere in the residence.
  • Minimum stay: 4 weeks from October - May. Shorter term bookings are allowed from June - September.
  • While we promote and support diversity, we cannot guarantee language mix. However, we always encourage students to use English to communicate, be respectful and inclusive of others
  • EC provides a clean living space for all students and expects a basic level of respect from all students. For example, if something is dropped, pick it up; do not leave clothes and belongings on the floor; place rubbish and leftovers in a garbage bag

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