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The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel

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Premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe, desk
Premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe, desk
Premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe, desk
55-inch TV with digital channels, pay-per-view films, offices

Overview of The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel

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The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel

4.0 star property

8.8/10 Excellent

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Breakfast available
Map
495 Geary St, San Francisco, CA, 94102

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art14 min walk
  • Popular LocationMoscone Convention Center15 min walk
  • Popular Location555 California Street15 min walk
  • AirportSan Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.)25 min drive
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About this area

San Francisco

The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel is located in Union Square, a neighbourhood in San Francisco, and is near a metro station. SHN Curran Theatre and Asian Art Museum of San Francisco are cultural highlights, and some of the area's notable landmarks include Grace Cathedral and Lombard Street. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's going on at Oracle Park, or consider a night out at SF Masonic Auditorium. Take some time off to enjoy the health/beauty spas in the area, or get some fresh air with adventures like hiking/biking trails nearby.

What's nearby

  • SHN Curran Theatre - 1 min walk
  • Grace Cathedral - 7 min walk
  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - 14 min walk
  • Moscone Convention Center - 15 min walk
  • 555 California Street - 15 min walk

Getting around

  • San Francisco Station - 2 min drive
  • Powell St & Geary Blvd Stop - 4 min walk
  • San Francisco International Airport (SFO) - 25 min drive

About this property

The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel

4-star historic hotel located in Union Square
You can look forward to a coffee shop/cafe, dry cleaning/laundry services and a fireplace in the lobby at The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel. The on-site American cuisine restaurant, Redwood Room, features light fare. Stay connected with free WiFi in public areas, and guests can find other amenities, such as a bar and a 24-hour fitness centre.
Other perks at this hotel include:
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast (surcharge), valet parking (surcharge) and express check-out
  • A 24-hour front desk, multilingual staff and smoke-free property
  • Meeting rooms, luggage storage and a lift
  • Guest reviews give top marks for the helpful staff
Room features
All 372 rooms offer comforts, such as premium bedding and laptop-friendly workspaces, in addition to thoughtful touches, such as air conditioning and dressing gowns. Guest reviews speak positively of the overall comfort rooms at the property.
Extra conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Bathrooms with rainfall showers and free toiletries
  • 55-inch HDTVs with premium channels
  • Wardrobes/cupboards, free infant beds and coffee/tea makers

Languages

Chinese (Mandarin), English, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
The property is disinfected using an electrostatic spray
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Safety measures

Gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch and dinner
Reservations are required for the use of certain on-site facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Valet parking on site (USD 70 per night; includes in/out privileges)
  • Motorhome/coach/lorry parking (subject to charges) on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking and van parking available
  • Height restrictions apply for on-site parking

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee 7:00 AM–11:00 AM on weekdays and 7:00 AM–noon on weekends: USD 18.00 for adults and USD 18.00 for children
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Restaurants on site

  • Redwood Room
  • Fredericks
  • Lobby Living Room

Things to do

  • 24-hour fitness centre

Family friendly

  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • Lift

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter

Business services

  • Business centre
  • Meeting rooms

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices in meeting rooms
  • Braille signage
  • Handrails in stairwells
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Lever door handles
  • Phone accessibility kit
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Step-free path to entrance
  • Valet for wheelchair-equipped vehicle
  • Visual fire alarm
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking

More

  • Fireplace in reception
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Heating (climate-controlled)
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Dressing gowns
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower

Entertainment

  • 55-inch TV
  • Digital channels
  • Films for purchase
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Minibar

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Desk chair
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Office
  • Phone
  • Safe

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 4 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 AM
Express check-out available

Special check-in instructions

An adult aged 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
For guests with pets, a pet indemnity form must be filled out at the Front Desk when checking-in. An additional cleaning fee may be applied after check-out, if necessary.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 75 per pet, per stay
Service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees
Welcoming dogs only
2 per room
Pets cannot be left unattended
Specific rooms only, restrictions apply; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Children up to the age of 18 years can stay for free if using existing beds when occupying the parent or guardian's room
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 40.0 per night.
Free cots are available on request at the property

Payment types at the property

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: USD 35 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Fitness centre access
  • Business centre/computer access
  • Phone calls
  • In-room safe
  • In-room coffee
  • Concierge service
  • Housekeeping
  • Additional inclusions

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: USD 18.00 for adults and USD 18.00 for children (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 70 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 75 per pet, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 40.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
Parking height restrictions apply

Property is also known as

Clift
Clift Hotel
Clift Hotel San Francisco
Clift San Francisco
San Francisco Clift Hotel
Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel San Francisco
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Frequently asked questions

Is The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel pet-friendly?

Yes, The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel allows dogs (limit 2 per room). There's a fee of USD 75 per pet, per stay. Service animals are exempt from fees.

How much does it cost to stay at ?

As of 8 Dec 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at on 1 Jan 2023 start from €225.28, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

How much is parking at The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel?

Valet parking is available for USD 70 per night.

What time is check-in at The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel?

Check-in is from 4 PM - anytime.

What time is check-out at The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel?

Checkout is at 11:00 AM.

Where is The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel located?

Located in Union Square, this historic hotel is within a 10-minute walk of SHN Curran Theatre and Grace Cathedral. Asian Art Museum of San Francisco and Orpheum Theater are also within 15 minutes. Powell St & Geary Blvd Stop and Powell St & O'Farrell St Stop are within a 5-minute walk.

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel and receive a full refund?

Yes, The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.

Overall score and ratings

8.8

Excellent

Rating 10 - Excellent. 360 out of 550 reviews" "
" "10 - Excellent 65%
Rating 8 - Good. 107 out of 550 reviews" "
" "8 - Good 19%
Rating 6 - Okay. 35 out of 550 reviews" "
" "6 - Okay 6%
Rating 4 - Poor. 31 out of 550 reviews" "
" "4 - Poor 6%
Rating 2 - Terrible. 17 out of 550 reviews" "
" "2 - Terrible 3%

9.4/10

Cleanliness

9.0/10

Staff & service

8.3/10

Amenities

9.1/10

Property conditions & facilities

8.8/10

Eco-friendliness

10/10 Excellent

David
Business traveller, Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Staff was helpfull. We came 2 days early and were allowed to leave luggage before a road trip. No hassles and a smile to boot!

10/10 Excellent

Mishele, Port Ludlow
Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The property is well-kept and has the old-world charm of the early 1900s. The staff was very attentive and helpful. The rooms were luxurious and the beds very comfortable. I would book this hotel for future visits to SF.

10/10 Excellent

Amy
Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
We rented a suite, which was very spacious and perfect for our needs. Great location, just a few blocks to Union Square and very close to transportation. Since it is on Taylor, also very convenient for walking to Nob Hill/North beach. Staff were great and very gracious and helpful. Hotel was super clean.
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2022

10/10 Excellent

Jeremy
Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very Clean and Comfortable hotel to stay at, however, there are a lot of suspicious people walking around the area. The Staff and workers are all extremely friendly and it was a wonderful stay.
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2022

10/10 Excellent

Michael
Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great experience.
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2022

8/10 Good

Jennifer
Business traveller, Travelled with group
Liked: Staff & service
Great location , out of the fray, but close enough to walk to fun places. Tv didn’t work and the carpet in the foyer was dirty. No room service (at the moment). Decor was nice, great beds and linens.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2022

10/10 Excellent

EDGAR
Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very nice place.
Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2022

10/10 Excellent

Vincent, Henderson
Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
They made us feel like home
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2022

10/10 Excellent

Vishnu, Pensacola
Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities