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Top 10 Hotels in San Francisco

The Park Central San Francisco
4 out of 5
50 3rd St, San Francisco, CA
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€123
per night
10 Apr-11 Apr
0.5 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (6,602 reviews)

"The rooms where very comfortable and pet friendly. The staff was pleasant. I stayed in a nice room on the top floor. I wasn't going to give them a bad rating because staff was downsized a bit. But here it goes. I did not like my vehicle returned from valet parking with an unpleasant smell like someone ..."…"

Reviewed on 1 Apr 2020

The Park Central San Francisco
Hilton San Francisco Financial District
4 out of 5
750 Kearny St, San Francisco, CA
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€92
per night
10 Apr-11 Apr
0.9 km from city centre
3.9/5Good! (3,290 reviews)

"Property is a little dated but staff were very Custer friendly. We appreciated the extra attention."…"

Reviewed on 20 Mar 2020

Hilton San Francisco Financial District
Hotel Riu Plaza Fisherman's Wharf
4 out of 5
2500 Mason St, San Francisco, CA
€210
per night
20 Apr-21 Apr
2.22 km from city centre
3.9/5Very Good! (5,873 reviews)

"The hotel Riu was very nice very clean the room was beautiful and very Martin the lobby was very nice the food was very good"…"

Reviewed on 1 Apr 2020

Hotel Riu Plaza Fisherman's Wharf
Hotel Spero
4 out of 5
405 Taylor St, San Francisco, CA
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€124
per night
2 Apr-3 Apr
0.33 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (1,847 reviews)

"The property had beautiful architecture. It was clean and in a great location."…"

Reviewed on 12 Mar 2020

Hotel Spero
Hotel Whitcomb
3.5 out of 5
1231 Market St, San Francisco, CA
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1.18 km from city centre
3.3/5 (11,158 reviews)

"The hotel was nice inside with beautiful wood carved"…"

Reviewed on 19 Mar 2020

Hotel Whitcomb
Hotel Diva
4 out of 5
440 Geary St, San Francisco, CA
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0.2 km from city centre
3.8/5Good! (2,065 reviews)

"Enjoyed it was centrally located. The staff was awesome, Carlos, Maggie, and the rest of everyone there."…"

Reviewed on 12 Mar 2020

Hotel Diva
Fairmont San Francisco
5 out of 5
950 Mason Street Atop Nob Hill, San Francisco, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
€242
per night
7 Apr-8 Apr
0.59 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (4,855 reviews)

"Consistent with there top notch service and quality of rooms/restaurant and the property as a whole."…"

Reviewed on 20 Mar 2020

Fairmont San Francisco
BEI Hotel San Francisco
4 out of 5
50 8th Street, San Francisco, CA
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1.16 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (30 reviews)

"Staff friendly and professional. Veteran discount. If your are going to the Orpheum Theatre it is literally a 4 minute walk.Very central. Great experience. Refrigerator and safe in room."…"

Reviewed on 13 Mar 2020

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Hotel Union Square
3.5 out of 5
114 Powell St, San Francisco, CA
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0.18 km from city centre
3.7/5Good! (2,122 reviews)

"The room was clean and very quaint. The beds were very comfortable and my husband and I slept great!"…"

Reviewed on 9 Mar 2020

Hotel Union Square
Hotel Caza Fisherman’s Wharf
3.5 out of 5
1300 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, CA
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2.3 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (95 reviews)

"Staff was very friendly. Location was excellent, easy walk to Fisherman's Wharf. There were 2 problems with the description in the Expedia booking. It was stated that breakfast was to be included but breakfast was for purchase only also we were booked for a king bed with a port view, there was no ..."…"

Reviewed on 18 Mar 2020

Hotel Caza Fisherman’s Wharf
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Pocket Guide: San Francisco

Hotels in San Francisco

Home to the iconic Golden Gate Bridge and the original setting for what would become known as the Summer of Love, San Francisco's many associations with popular culture are hard to ignore. This former Gold Rush town, now California's fourth largest city, is laden with famous locations and movie imagery. Whether the city brings to mind Steve McQueen racing around the famous cityscape in 'Bullitt', or Clint Eastwood planning his escape from the infamous Alcatraz, San Francisco is etched indelibly on every moviegoer's mind.

The City's Story

However, delve into San Francisco's history and you'll find that, unlike the movies, the city has a real story to tell. San Francisco's population exploded with the Gold Rush of the 1840s, making it the largest city on the West Coast during that era. Banks, merchants (including the now famous Ghriadelli chocolatier), and the arrival of the first transcontinental railroad, brought enough wealth to build churches, theatres, and the first cable cars. San Francisco flourished, becoming a beacon of culture and lavishness in the otherwise underdeveloped American West. Prosperity during this period led to the construction of the city's countless Victorian-style homes and buildings, which have become a contemporary attraction among tourists and locals alike.

San Francisco has often been referred to as a hub of liberal thinking and mixing of cultures; it's well known as the site of the Summer of Love and an early leader in the United States' gay rights movement. Almost 40 per cent of the city's population was born overseas, creating a diverse mixture of people and neighborhoods, including one of the largest Chinatowns in America, Little Italy, and the Latin America-flavored Mission District. The city saw an influx of writers and artists in the 1950s, hippies in the 1960s, and another financial boom in the 1990s with the advent of the Internet - all of which have made San Francisco a wealthy city with a high standard of living and a robust entertainment and arts scene.

Something for Everyone

San Francisco is home to many iconic sites, including the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz Island, and the Coit Tower. Try a cruise for a great tour of the harbor or get a city pass to visit all the famous sights.

Numerous, undulating hills crisscrossed by cable cars are also characteristic of the city. A tight collection of distinct neighborhoods, San Francisco is easy to explore on foot (with a little help from the cable cars or a double-decker bus for the steeper hills). Find department-store shopping and entertainment in Union Square and the Financial District; souvenirs and tourists at Fisherman's Wharf; luxurious hotels and views on Nob and Russian Hill; and remnants of hippy bohemia in the Haight.

As the United States' second most densely populated (and highly visited) city, San Francisco offers new sights and treasures around every corner and something for almost every type of traveller.

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