Mars Hotel

Mars Hotel Jean Genie

Former Location –
Yep, there really was a Mars Hotel… it was only a few blocks away from where the 1974 Grateful Dead album “From the Mars Hotel” was recorded at the Automatt.

From the Mars Hotel was the Dead’s seventh studio album.


Side One:
U.S. Blues
China Doll
Unbroken Chain
Loose Lucy

Side Two:
Scarlet Begonias
Pride of Cucamonga
Money Money
Ship of Fools

Parts of the 1972 video for “Jean Genie” by David Bowie were filmed in front of the Mars Hotel with model Cyrinda Foxe.

Mars Hotel
192 Fourth Street
San Francisco CA 94103