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About San Francisco

The inspiration behind stories, songs and movements which have shaped the nation, San Francisco is one of the USA’s most famous cities. A hugely popular destination for both a local and international crowd, this vibrant metropolis boasts a broad range of accommodation options, including everything from quaint B&Bs to chic designer hotels. Fit for a whole host of tastes and budgets, the best places to stay in San Francisco are scattered throughout the city’s many diverse neighbourhoods — all of which await exploration.

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San Francisco is packed with excellent museums, galleries and architectural marvels. Admire the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, and stroll through the Golden Gate Park to see the Botanical Gardens, the Academy of Sciences and the Japanese Tea Garden. Make some time to amble around Union Square, tour the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and visit Alcatraz Island. There are stacks of sights around the Civic Centre and downtown area, too.

Adventurous visitors can take to the water for boat trips, sailing and kayaking, or challenge themselves to energetic cycle rides and thrilling viewpoint hikes in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. The city has well-marked routes and a strong focus on sustainability, so getting around by bicycle is a wonderful way to experience San Francisco life. You can also kick back on beautiful beaches, ride a cable car or enjoy a relaxed afternoon on the pier at Sausalito.

Explore North Beach for a taste of the city’s thriving café culture and bookshops, sample the many bars of hip Embarcadero or catch some of the city’s best entertainment around Fisherman’s Wharf. This Californian city is a foodie hotspot, and some of the best places to stay in San Francisco promise delectable dining in stylish surroundings.

The Best Places to Stay in San Francisco

For an Intimate B&B

  • Washington Square Inn overlooks the famous park, with 15 light-filled guest rooms. Home baked breakfasts are a delight, and the vibe is intimate and traditional. A lovely B&B choice.
  • Château Tivoli sits in one of the city's oldest neighbourhoods. The nine rooms feature ornately carved antique beds and rich, warm hues. Many are inter-connecting, which is perfect for families. A brilliant B&B for history buffs.
  • Hotel Bohème channels the North Beach Beat Generation of the late 1950s, with 15 colourful rooms in the heart of San Francisco. Along with characterful decor, the knowledgeable team are key to this B&B's enduring popularity. Don't miss their self-guided walking tour of the neighbourhood and expert recommendations.
  • Parker Guest House offers classic interiors in the vibrant Castro neighbourhood, which is wonderful for culture aficionados to explore. Cosy up by the fire and savour delicious breakfasts in the kitchen. Charming, with 22 lovely rooms.
  • The Parsonage B&B is a quaint Hayes Valley base, with authentic Victorian interiors, decorated with family heirlooms and antiques. Intimate, welcoming and close to the Civic Centre.

For Foodies

  • Hotel Kabuki offers swish, minimalist interiors in San Francisco's Japantown. Think vintage graphic prints and handcrafted wooden furnishings. The Thai restaurant, Nari, is the latest venture by illustrious chef Pim Techamuanvivit and is a real treat. The Japanese whisky bar is also superb. A sleek city base for foodies.
  • Taj Campton Place's Campton Place Restaurant, run by Chef Srijith Gopinathan, has gained two Michelin stars for its delectable Cal-Indian cuisine. A unique foodie experience in a beautiful hotel. Try a 5- or 9-course tasting menu.
  • Hotel Nikko is just a few blocks from Union Square. Fabulous location aside, the real draw is the innovative ANZU restaurant, which specialises in Japanese fare with a Californian twist. The wine list is also exceptional. Chic and indulgent, with an impressive indoor pool. For couples or business travellers who love food.
  • The Marker promises a vibrant stay near Union Square, with bold colours and a playful vibe. The Trattoria is a highlight, making its own limoncello and serving cracking dishes crafted from the best seasonal ingredients in a buzzy setting. Lively and stylish. Particularly good for food-focused evenings with friends or as a couple.
  • Hotel G is a swish choice for design lovers, as well as a foodie destination in its own right. Onsite restaurant Ayala has perfected the small plate dining experience, with fabulous seafood dishes served in chic surroundings. We also love the speakeasy bar. A hip choice.

For Romance

  • The Battery is an exclusive bolthole within a private members' club on Jackson Square. Housed in a former sweet factory, the 14 guestrooms have exposed brick walls, vintage or custom-made pieces, and a romantic feel. Boutique bliss, with access to the club's restaurant, bar, library and spa. Exceptional.
  • Mansion on Sutter promises 12 chic rooms in a Victorian residence, with dark-hued velvet furnishings, tiled floors and antique curios. Big in-room bathtubs add to the sense of luxury, and there's a smart gym as well as a bar serving organic wines. For a couples' escape.
  • The Laurel Inn is a cool, contemporary pad in Pacific Heights, close to the Presidio State Park. Stay here for sophisticated interiors featuring modern art pieces and indulgent bathrooms, and kick back in the lively bar after days of exploring the city or the park. For active couples who appreciate gorgeous design.

For Waterfront Views

  • The Fairmont Heritage Place Ghirardelli Square promises an indulgent city stay, with striking views over San Francisco Bay. A chic, all-suite spot with in-room fine dining, soothing massages and lovely shared spaces. The waterfront setting is stunning.
  • The Zephyr Hotel is set right alongside Fisherman's Wharf. With a funky, fresh feel, large courtyard area and games room, this is a great choice for couples, groups or families. The area's boutiques and restaurants are mere steps away, and Madame Tussaud's is just around the corner. A lively waterside pick with bold interiors.
  • Harbor Court Hotel is a smart spot between the Financial District and Oracel Park. Once a YMCA, this carefully renovated building overlooks the bay and has a swish, industrial feel. Book a room with a view of the water and stroll through nearby Rincon Park.

For Five Star Luxury

  • Ritz Carlton San Francisco is a grand, five star hotel in upmarket Nob Hill. The beautifully refurbished Neoclassical building hides chic rooms with marble bathrooms, and the acclaimed restaurant is headed by a Michelin-starred chef. Superb.
  • Four Seasons San Francisco occupies 12 floors of an imposing downtown edifice, with sleek, contemporary rooms and marble bathrooms. Feast at the steak and seafood restaurants, and enjoy the wellness focus at the impressive Equinox health club. For couples or families, who will love Saturday movie nights and games. Five star style.
  • The Palace Hotel is a city icon, with opulent interiors crowned with glittering chandeliers and a gorgeous glass dome. Built in 1875, the Palace was considered the most luxurious hotel in the world. Expect lavish guest rooms with 11-foot ceilings, a large indoor pool and a host of bars and dining options. An extravagant hotel in the heart of the Financial District.


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Travel Information

  • Fly to San Francisco International Airport or to Oakland International Airport, and travel into the city by car or bus.
  • California is great for a road trip! Contact our online partner Rentalcars if you would like to hire a car.
  • Travel between June and September for the warmest weather, with temperatures peaking at around 22°C. The San Francisco area has a mild climate, with cool, wet winters and dry summers.



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Best Hotels in San Francisco

  • Hotel Zetta San Francisco (Union Square) 116 rooms from £130

    Total relaxation  -  With a games room and services at the neighbouring spa also offering in-room services, it is perfect for some urban relaxation.
    City Style  -  A lively hotel in the trendy Union Square shopping district and well-connected to the main sights- an urban retreat.
    Local exploring  -  A central hotel 10 minutes' walk from Union Square and the Moscone Centre, and surrounded by arts museums.
    Restaurant  -  The Cavalier Restaurant is a brasserie serving UK-style food in four elegant rooms, with cocktails and an extensive wine list
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    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith

    Trendy and central hotel near the Union Square shopping district. The modern rooms embrace repurposed vintage decor with reclaimed wood and salvaged antiques, and boast delicate mosaic-tiled baths. The communal areas are hip, colourful and lively, with a games room, restaurant and lounge bar. See More

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  • The Parsonage B&B San Francisco 5 rooms from £140

    Local exploring  -  15 minutes from the Civic Centre, with performances at the Symphony Hall and Opera House, and art museums.
    City Style  -  Hayes Valley is a charming neighbourhood bustling with lively cafes, galleries and restaurants.
    Four poster beds  -  The Alma Spreckles room has a lovely 4-poster bed.
    Full of character
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    Recommended by  -  I Escape

    Quaint B&B with authentic Victorian features in the lively Hayes Valley area. The comfortable rooms are furnished with antiques and family heirlooms, and the library and two parlours are perfectly manicured with Georgian-era furniture. Close to the Civic Centre and the bustle of Hayes Valley cafes. See More

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  • Palihotel San Francisco San Francisco 82 rooms from £109

    City Style  -  Palihotels have perfected that mix of grown-up sophistication with urban cool
    Foodies  -  Fisher Loft is a superb French restaurant and bar - worthy of a visit alone
    Restaurant  -  Recommended.
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    Recommended by  -  Tablet

    Palihotel's LA cool is a perfect San Franciscan fit. Interiors mix chic sophistication with a young trendy twist. Whitewashed exposed brick walls in the rooms are adorned with modern art, there are Smeg fridges and luxurious bathrooms too. While the French restaurant and bar is a real draw. See More

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  • Galleria Park San Francisco (Financial District) 177 rooms from £150

    Local exploring  -  Ideally located between the Union Square shopping district and the Financial district and well-connected to the best city sights
    City Style  -  Stylish and chic hotel ideally located and newly renovated, perfect for casual or business visitors.
    Restaurant  -  A Parisian-style brasserie serving classic French dishes alongside a good selection of wines.
    Lively  -  Hip and happening.
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    Recommended by  -  Tablet

    Chic hotel in the very centre of San Francisco, between the Union Square and Financial Districts. The contemporary, designer furnishings in the rooms complement the Art Deco and Art Nouveau heritage of the building also on display, creating a vibrant and colourful self-proclaimed pied-à-terre. See More

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  • Phoenix Hotel San Francisco 44 rooms from £132

    Value chic  -  For San Francisco, which suffers from a lack of good mid-range options, this is an affordable and stand out stay
    Boutique  -  A little indie boutique offering a whole lot of charisma
    Sights nearby  -  Take a trip to marvel at the iconic Golden Gate Bridge
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor pool
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    A hip little boutique situated in the Tenderloin district, just minutes from some of the city's most famed music venues. Interiors have been completely done-up - yet still maintain their motel charm. A swimming pool takes centre stage and there's a lively bar. Popular with visiting musicians. See More

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  • Hotel Boheme San Francisco (North Beach) 15 rooms from £175

    City Style  -  In the heart of the bohemian North Beach community, bordering Chinatown and downtown, decorated in 50s style and colours.
    Local exploring  -  Close to Chinatown, Little Italy and Lombard Street with its connections on San Francisco's famous cable cars.
    Full of character
    Lively area  -  In the thick of the action.
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    Unique hotel nestled in the heart of the lively and bohemian North Beach neighbourhood. The rooms are colourful, characterful and cosy, designed to evoke 1950s Beat era boho-chic, with names like Allen Ginsberg as previous guests. The surrounding area is bustling with cafes, shops and restaurants. See More

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  • Parker Guest House San Francisco 21 rooms from £140

    Hideaway  -  A charming guesthouse with a homely feel in a trendy, yet tranquil, part of the city
    Sights nearby  -  Visit nearby Mission Dolores church – where San Francisco was founded
    Full of character
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    A charming guest house in the vibrant neighbourhood of The Castro which is a hip part of town, close to the city centre. Interiors have a cosy traditional feel with oak wood furniture, roaring fires and breakfasts served in the kitchen. The perfect home away from home. See More

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  • Hotel Triton San Francisco 140 rooms from £140

    Local exploring  -  Set beside Union Square the city's best shops, the Financial District and Chinatown are all on the doorstep
    City Style  -  Designed with Sweden's concept of hygge in mind, rooms are stylish yet homely
    Designer  -  Uniquely designed interiors.
    Restaurant  -  Recommended.
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    A chic central hotel designed with hygge in mind. Rooms and suites are decorated in pastel hues with contemporary art and luxury bathrooms. A French bistro serves up high-quality fare and there is even a gelato bar on site. A convenient city base. See More

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  • Staypineapple San Francisco San Francisco (Union Square) 93 rooms from £151

    Local exploring  -  Located just three-blocks from Union Square, there are theatres, restaurants, and shops galore within walking distance
    Boutique  -  A small boutique that focuses on luxury and quality - super soft towels, sink-into beds and high tech gadgets
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    A chic boutique with luxurious interiors and a very central setting beside Union Square. Rooms have an indulgent feel with sink-into beds, fluffy towels and rain showers. The bar serves up innovative cocktails and the breakfasts (which include exceptionally good burritos) are a real pleasure. See More

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  • Hotel G San Francisco 153 rooms from £152

    Foodies  -  The sleek small plate seafood restaurant, Ayala, has made this somewhat of a foodie destination
    Local exploring  -  Situated just one block from Union Square, this is a perfectly central location
    Local markets  -  Head to Fisherman's Wharf and wander through the seafront market
    Restaurant  -  Recommended.
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    A boutique property occupying a central spot near Union Square. Chic rooms feature well-selected antique-style furniture set in a simple whitewashed space. The seafood restaurant Ayala is a real high point with innovative small plate dining. A stylish and central base. See More

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  • The Inn at the Presidio San Francisco 22 rooms from £200

    Back to Nature  -  The Presidio has many beautiful nature trails that you can explore by walking, jogging, or cycling, and there are wildlife tours
    City Style  -  Former officers' quarters, the only accommodation in the national park, right by the Golden Gate Bridge.
    Local exploring  -  Close to the Golden Gate Bridge, Baker Beach, Crissy Field, Alcatraz, Treasure Island and other sights.
    Full of character
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    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith, Tablet, I Escape

    Red-brick hotel and former officer's quarters, the only accommodation in the beautiful Presidio National Park close to the Golden Gate Bridge. The sleek, spacious rooms are stylishly furnished, the top floors have spectacular views. The Park offers many nature trails and other outdoor activities. See More

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  • Taj Campton Place San Francisco (Union Square) 111 rooms from £200

    City Style  -  In a historic building that has been modernized and with a Michelin Star-rated restaurant, explore San Francisco in style.
    Local exploring  -  Minutes from Union Square and less than 2 miles from Fisherman's Wharf and Bay Bridge, it is ideally located.
    Foodies  -  The Michelin star-rated restaurant draws queues of foodies from all over the city.
    Restaurant  -  Campton Place Restaurant is Michelin Star-rated and serves Mediterranean-inspired California cuisine.
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    Recommended by  -  Tablet

    Sleek hotel with ideal location on Union Square. The elegant rooms have contemporary and stylish furnishings, and the service is renowned for being hyper-attentive. The Michelin star-rated restaurant serving high-quality Mediterranean fare in the grand dining room is very impressive. See More

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  • The Zeppelin San Francisco 196 rooms from £161

    Local exploring  -  Just one block from Union Square, there are restaurants, shops, and museums within walking distance
    Lively  -  With regular live music events and an atmospheric bar - this is a great evening destination
    Restaurant  -  Rambler offers modern Californian cuisine
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    A stylish hotel located just one block from Union Square. Modern rooms are designed with atmospheric moody hues, contemporary art, and plush beds. Downstairs is a well-equipped games room and a trendy restaurant and bar where guests dine in leather-clad booths. A chic central stay. See More

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  • Argonaut San Francisco 252 rooms from £170

    Local exploring  -  Located near Fisherman's Wharf there are museums and markets to explore locally (plus the bay) and great transport links
    Local markets  -  Wander through the sea front market at Fisherman's Wharf
    Sights nearby  -  Make a trip to marvel at the Golden Gate Bridge
    Full of character
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    Stylish accommodation in a prime location near Fisherman's Wharf. The chic rooms have a distinctly nautical feel and the bathrooms are stocked with luxury Lather® products. The lively restaurant and bar have a laid back feel. Offered at excellent rates, this is a great city base. See More

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  • Chateau Tivoli San Francisco 9 rooms from £171

    Families  -  There are interconnecting rooms and a couple of family rooms that sleep up to three
    Boutique  -  A characterful small boutique filled with antiques, heavy drapes, and rich hues
    Sights nearby  -  Golden Gate Park is just one-and-a-half miles from the property
    Full of character
    No pets

    Enjoy a slice of 19th-century splendour at this lavish San Franciscan mansion set in one of the city's oldest neighbourhoods. Ornate rooms are individually styled but expect hefty antiques, four-posters, and rich hues in each. Better yet the city's sights are in striking distance. See More

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  • Hotel Zoe San Francisco 221 rooms from £179

    Local exploring  -  Located beside Fisherman's Wharf you are steps from some of San Francisco's most iconic attractions including Golden Gate Bridge
    Sights nearby  -  Take a trip out to Alcatraz which is both a fascinating visit and a great way to admire the city from the water
    Restaurant  -  Pescatoria Trattoria is the embodiment of a traditional Italian neighbourhood eaterie.
    Local markets  -  Wander through the seafront market in Fisherman's Wharf
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    A smart modern hotel located right on Fisherman's Wharf. Rooms are simple and minimalist but not impersonal, there's a distinctly homely feel. The trattoria serves up excellent Italian fare and the bar has live music and happy hours. A perfect city crashpad. See More

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  • Intercontinental Mark Hopkins San Francisco (Nob Hill) 382 rooms from £179

    Local exploring  -  Take the cable car to and from the shops of Union Square, the heart of Chinatown, and Polk Street's vibrant nightlife
    Romantic Break  -  The hotel provides various romantic packages for couples special moments such as private dining experiences
    Sights nearby  -  Visit the Gothic-style Grace Cathedral located on the same street
    Restaurant  -  The Nob Hill Club offers a farm-to-table menu
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    A historic and grand hotel located at the crest of celebrated Nob Hill. Rooms and suites are elegant and classically modern with beige tones and fantastic views of the city. Enjoy sunset cocktails and nightcaps at the 19th-floor bar, relax and indulge in a setting synonymous with San Francisco. See More

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  • Axiom Hotel San Francisco (Union Square) 152 rooms from £179

    Local exploring  -  Situated in Union Square, the hotel is the perfect base for discovering the sights and wonders of the city
    Restaurant  -  Turn Café offers casual breakfast, lunch and dinner options
    Sights nearby  -  Take the iconic Powell-Hyde cable car around the city
    Sailing  -  Enjoy a waterfront cruise of the city

    A boutique'tech-savvy' hotel set in the heart of SF on Union Square. Rooms are minimalist and contemporary with light grey tones, spacious bathrooms and walk-in showers. Enjoy delicious casual fare at the restaurant and don't miss the vintage arcade games on the 'cloud level.' A super stay! See More

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  • Hotel Emblem San Francisco 96 rooms from £181

    Local exploring  -  Located just two blocks from Union Square with great transport links across the city and a host of entertainment on its doorstep
    Boutique  -  A stylish boutique with a retro-styled bar and cool modern design complete with large contemporary art works
    Designer  -  Uniquely designed interiors.
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    A stylish hotel with a very central location, just two blocks from Union Square. The sangria on arrival sets the tone for this hip hotel. Rooms feature sink-into beds, large artworks and luxury bathrooms. The bar and games room downstairs give this hotel a convivial vibe. See More

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  • Hotel Spero San Francisco (Union Square) 236 rooms from £184

    Local exploring  -  Situated a few minute's walk to Union Square, this hotel is perfectly placed for local exploring in the city
    Foodies  -  Jasper's Corner Tap & Kitchen, the hotel's all-day restaurant and bar, is the answer to every foodie's dream
    City Style  -  With well-appointed suites and an unbeatable location, book this hotel for chic, San Francisco style
    Sights nearby  -  Walk to Union Square, a world-famous cultural and historical hub that dates back to 1850, now home to many luxury boutiques
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    Recommended by  -  Tablet

    This luxury hotel is set steps from Union Square in San Francisco. Following a recent renovation, the hotel now offers inviting guestrooms with ambient lighting, plush textiles and stylish geometric accents. Host to local favourite Jasper's Kitchen, this hotel feels contemporary and chic. See More

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  • Hotel Zephyr San Francisco (Fisherman's Wharf) 360 rooms from £187

    Local exploring  -  Well postioned right beside Fisherman's Wharf - step out of the hotel and explore San Francisco's boutiques and restaurants
    Families  -  With fun design, a laid back feel, a games room and large courtyard area - this is ideal for those travelling with children
    Sights nearby  -  A trip to the city wouldn't be complete without a stop by the Golden Gate Bridge
    Local markets  -  Explore the waterfront marketplace at Fisherman's Wharf
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    The Zephyr Hotel could not have a better location - set right by Fisherman's Wharf. This is a large hotel with a spacious central courtyard filled with all sorts of activities. The interiors are fun and vibrant with a distinctly nautical feel, Perfect for exploring the city with friends or family. See More

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  • The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel San Francisco (California) 372 rooms from £187

    Surfing  -  Ocean Beach is where to catch the waves whether surfing or kite surfing.
    Sights nearby  -  Golden Gate Park and with views of the famous Gold Gate Bridge.
    Views  -  Great views from hotel
    Restaurant  -  Recommended.
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    Recommended by  -  Tablet

    Historical landmark hotel renovated to modern luxury with art and furniture being a big feature. Rooms are bright, with great views of the San Francisco skyline. The popular Redwood Room bar is lively. Location next to Union Square and city delights is on point. See More

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  • Washington Square Inn San Francisco (California) 15 rooms from £195

    Sights nearby  -  Saints Peter and Paul Church is surrounded by boutiques, shops and cafes for an ideal afternoon.
    Local markets  -  Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday is the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.
    Full of character
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    Little Italy in North Beach is home to a delightful boutique overlooking Washington Square Park. Natural light floods into the cosy rooms and the mornings kick off with a delicious home baked breakfast in the dining room. Sit at the local sidewalk cafes, soak up some sun and relax! See More

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  • Harbor Court Hotel San Francisco 131 rooms from £198

    City Style  -  A stylish base overlooking San Francisco Bay and perfectly placed between the Financial District and Oracle Park
    Sights nearby  -  Make a stop by the Golden Gate Bridge and admire the impressive structure
    Views  -  Many of the rooms have wonderful views over San Francisco Bay
    Restaurant  -  A Japanese restaurant located next to the hotel
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    A smart hotel located overlooking the bay in a convenient spot between the Financial District and Oracle Park. Once a YMCA - a massive renovation has turned this into a luxury stay. Rooms are small but perfectly formed with a hint of an industrial feel in the design. Ideal for city exploring. See More

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  • Proper Hotel San Francisco 131 rooms from £200

    Local exploring  -  Set in a central location ideal for exploring the city's shops, restaurants, bars and cultural spots
    Sights nearby  -  Bay-facing Embarcadero boulevard is the spot to catch Alcatraz cruises, Bay Bridge views and the Ferry Building farmer's market
    Designer  -  A combination of Victorian and Art Deco features with Cubism to Bauhaus and beyond
    Lively area  -  In the thick of the action.
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    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith, Tablet

    This slick modern hotel is full of joyous works of art and design features, as well as all the latest technology. Rooms are a dizzying mix of patterns and retro furniture that somehow works perfectly. High-end inventive menus are served in the popular restaurant and bar. San Francisco cool. See More

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  • The Marker San Francisco 208 rooms from £209

    City Style  -  Stylish, elegant, and bang in the heart of downtown - this is a perfect city base
    Foodies  -  The buzzy trattoria serves excellent dishes and even makes its own limoncello
    Restaurant  -  Recommended.
    Full of character
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    A grand hotel just a few blocks from Union Square. The design is vibrant and contemporary yet the building's original features remain. The Trattoria restaurant is a lively spot to spend an evening. An idyllic base for a city escape. See More

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  • Hotel Nikko San Francisco 510 rooms from £210

    Local exploring  -  Well situated in the heart of the city (about three blocks from Union Square) and surrounded by restaurants, museums, and shops
    Foodies  -  ANZU restaurant serves up excellent Californian-style Japanese cuisine alongside fabulous cocktails and a broad wine list
    Sights nearby  -  Hop on the train and whizz down to Golden Gate Bridge to view the iconic structure
    Local markets  -  The kitchy market at Fisherman's Wharf is a fun place to spend an afternoon
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    Located just a few blocks from Union Square, this is a central hotel with sleek modern design. Spacious rooms have touches of Japanese-inspired style and lend fabulous city views from the floor to ceiling windows. The innovative Japanese restaurant is a real must (as is sampling one of their wines). See More

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  • Hotel Drisco San Francisco (Pacific Heights) 48 rooms from £232

    Local exploring  -  A great base for exploring San Francisco and the surrounding area.
    Sights nearby  -  Good location for accessing all of San Francisco major attractions.
    Great walks  -  Five minute walk from Presidio National Park
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    If you love classical architecture then this elegant Edwardian hotel is the place for you. Sitting at the top of Pacific Avenue, you can enjoy sweeping views of San Francisco and walk to Presidio National Park within minutes whilst never being too far from shopping trips and gourmet food downtown. See More

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  • The Laurel Inn San Francisco (Pacific Heights) 49 rooms from £233

    Local exploring  -  The hotel is the perfect spot for exploring San Fracisco's state parks and seeing the iconic attractions
    Sights nearby  -  Explore the Presidio State Park, Golden Gate Park and see the iconic Golden Gate Bridge
    Views  -  City views avaliable
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    A contemporary boutique hotel in Pacific Heights, just by the Presidio state park. Rooms are sophisticated and spacious with modern art, incredible views of the neighbourhood and stark white marble bathrooms. The lively bar serves local craft beers, wine and handcrafted cocktails. A chic stay. See More

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  • The Lodge at the Presidio San Francisco 42 rooms from £245

    Local exploring  -  The nearest stay to the Golden Gate Bridge, shuttles run into San Francisco, and there's 1,500 acres of woodland to explore
    Families  -  A couple of the suites sleep up to four and children will love all the space surrounding the property
    Boutique  -  The exterior is a historic red brick building but interiors are elegant and contemporary
    Great walks  -  Get on your walking shoes and explore the trails that run through the woodlands
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    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith

    Originally a barracks, turned boutique hotel, offering an unbeatable location beside Golden Gate Bridge and surrounded by Presidio Park. Interiors are elegant and contemporary with high ceilings, sash windows, and clean lines. Expect bagels and baked goods for breakfast. An idyllic stay. See More

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  • The Inn at Union Square San Francisco 30 rooms from £280

    Local exploring  -  Set just off Union Square this property is right in the heart of the city and surrounded by shops, restaurants, and galleries
    City Style  -  A small hotel with chic design that offers a contemporary take on period style
    Sights nearby  -  Head to nearby Chinatown and take a snap by the iconic Dragon's Gate
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    A chic 30-room hotel set just off Union Square. Smart rooms have a fresh and modern feel but the design is traditionally inspired. Pick a suite for a writing desk and charming lounge area. Breakfasts are served and the city's sights are just a stroll away. See More

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  • Fairmont San Francisco San Francisco 606 rooms from £288

    City Style  -  Somewhat of a city landmark, this hotel does traditional elegance impeccably
    Sights nearby  -  Make a trip out to Alcatraz - both a fascinating place to visit and a great way to admire the city from the sea
    Romantic  -  Good for couples.
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    This hotel is a real landmark. It has seen the likes of Tony Bennet sing in the Venetian Room - and it still has that same old-world grandeur. Enjoying spectacular views of the bay (especially good from the suites' terraces) and boasting a design that combines tradition and modern elegance. See More

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  • Hotel Kabuki San Francisco 225 rooms from £298

    City Style  -  With new, custom-designed interiors inspired by cosmopolitan San Francisco, this hotel has lots of local city charm
    Foodies  -  The hotel is home to Nari, the latest project by renowned Chef Pim Techamuanvivit focusing on elevated Thai dining
    Local exploring  -  Set in the heart of San Francisco's Japantown, this hotel is perfectly placed for local exploring in the city
    Great walks  -  Discover San Francisco on foot with a long walk to Belden Place, the city’s so-called French Quarter
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    This boutique hotel is nestled in San Francisco's Japantown. After a recent renovation, the hotel now offers suites inspired by Asian design, from vintage graphic prints to wooden screens. Home to a Thai restaurant and Japanese whiskey bar, this hotel offers an authentic taste of the neighbourhood. See More

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  • Hotel VIA San Francisco 159 rooms from £322

    Local exploring  -  Set beside AT&T Park and San Francisco Bay - locations don't get much more central than this
    Boutique  -  A stylish boutique spot with an urban loft feel and sleek minimalist design
    Sights nearby  -  Make a stop by the iconic Golden Gate Bridge
    Restaurant  -  Recommended.
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    A stylish boutique hotel in San Francisco's trendy South Beach, once the city's industrial district. Minimalist rooms are light and airy and have a soft feel in stark contrast to the warehouse building. A roof terrace bar is a real draw and the bay views are mesmerising. A hip central base. See More

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  • Palace hotel , San Francisco San Francisco 552 rooms from £332

    Local exploring  -  1 block from the Financial District, 3 blocks from Union Sq, & 4 blocks from Moscone Center
    5* Luxury  -  Original architecture, luxurious bedding, expansive headboards, marble bathrooms & many opulent amenities
    Restaurant  -  The Garden Court and Pied Piper Bar & Grill - famous, superb, grand
    Sights nearby  -  Yerba Buena Gardens, Martin Luther King memorial, Chinatown...
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    A lavish hotel with classically designed architecture. An elitist, rich and stylish look. Gorgeous and smart guest-rooms feature 11-foot high ceilings, marble bathrooms, opulent bedding. Glass domed indoor pool, various dining options and bars. Ideal for spending your city break in true 5* luxury. See More

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  • Mansion on Sutter San Francisco 12 rooms from £358

    Total relaxation  -  Excellent organic wines, suites with in-room tubs, and a gym to stress bust - the perfect combination for a relaxing stay
    Luxury  -  San Francisco's only five-star Victorian mansion hotel
    Sights nearby  -  A trip to marvel at Golden Gate Bridge is a real must on any trip to the city
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    A five-star Victorian mansion offering 12 chic rooms. Interiors are period-inspired with dark-hued velvet furnishings, intricately tiled floors and antiques. Thoughtful added touches such as in-room baths (in some suites), a smart gym, and organic wines really elevate this B&B to luxury status. See More

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  • St Regis San Francisco San Francisco 260 rooms from £386

    City Style  -  Situated in the upcoming area of the South Market, the hotel is a great base for exploring the city
    Sights nearby  -  The Moscone Centre, a block away, is the city’s largest convention and exhibition space
    Spa  -  The spa offers various treatments from facials and massages to manicures and pedicures
    Restaurant  -  The hotel has one restaurant offering classic American fare
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    A modern hotel situated in the heart of the SoMa District. Rooms are spacious and sophisticated with local artworks, marble bathrooms with walk-in rain showers and stand-alone tubs, and stunning views of the city skyline or over Yerba Buena Gardens. a luxury stay complete with a large pool and spa. See More

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  • Ritz Carlton San Francisco San Francisco (California) 336 rooms from £389

    Local exploring  -  Perfectly located in the upmarket Nob Hill area just minutes from the commercial district and Union Square
    City Style  -  A perfect blend of the old and the new in the indulgent five-star
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    A grand five-star located in upmarket Nob Hill. Beautifully refurbished, the neoclassical building blends the old and the new. Spacious rooms are simple and chic with smart marble bathrooms. The acclaimed restaurant is headed by a Michelin-starred chef and the bar turns out some very good cocktails. See More

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  • The Battery San Francisco 14 rooms from £449

    City Style  -  With designer interiors and an unbeatable location beside the financial district, book this hotel for sleek San Francisco style
    Local exploring  -  This hotel is perfecty placed for local exploring, with the city's attractions within easy walking distance
    Spa breaks  -  The club is home to a hideaway urban spa, complete with a sauna, steam room and treatment rooms
    Restaurant  -  Recommended.
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    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith

    This exclusive hotel is nestled within a private members' club in San Francisco. Housed in a former sweet factory on Jackson Square, inside, guestrooms have exposed red brick walls styled with custom and vintage pieces by Fulk. Enjoy access to the club's first-class facilities during your stay. See More

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  • The Fairmont Heritage Place Ghirardelli Square San Francisco 53 rooms from £613

    Luxury  -  A landmark setting with some seriously indulgent extras including in-suite fine dining and a spoiling spa
    Families  -  With suites that range from 1 - 3 bedrooms this is an ideal choice for a luxury family break
    Sights nearby  -  Take a leisurely stroll across the Golden Gate Bridge and admire the city views
    Romantic  -  Good for couples.
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    A luxury all-suite hotel offering a landmark setting on San Francisco's bay. Accommodation ranges from one to three bed suites all designed with stylish minimalism and most with superb bay views. There is no restaurant as such but in-suite fine-dining is a real luxury. A very fine stay. See More

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  • Four Seasons San Francisco San Francisco 277 rooms from £699

    Total relaxation  -  With access to one of the city's most exclusive health clubs, Equinox, this is an indulgent choice
    City Style  -  A contemporary hotel offering all the usual five-star trimmings and a very exclusive feel
    Sights nearby  -  Make a trip to the Golden Gate Bridge and marvel at the astounding feat of engineering
    Restaurant  -  Recommended.
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    A five-star offering occupying 12 floors of a 42 storey building in downtown San Francisco. Rooms are sleek and contemporary with floor to ceiling windows and marble-clad bathrooms. The steak and seafood restaurant is a smart spot and access to the exclusive Equinox health club is a real bonus. See More

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