$449 Avg/night
Rate based on Check-in: Aug 11, 2015 Check-out: Aug 12, 2015

Fairmont San Francisco

5 stars
View map of 950 Mason St, San Francisco, CA 94108

Hotel Overview

Ratings and reviews for Fairmont San Francisco

Overall score

4.4 / 5
5.01.0
176 out of 176
Amenities:
4.3
Cleanliness:
4.7
Hotel staff:
4.4
Comfort:
4.6
Location:
4.6
Value:
4

89% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Fairmont San Francisco

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Richmond, VA
Jul 19, 2009

Only one disappointment

Gorgeous hotel, and rate comparable to other SF hotels that are not nearly as grand. Only disappointment was that bar at top of hotel with spectacular view of the bay and city was closed eight years ago and no longer available to the public except for special functions.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

Boulevard restaurant was superb.

Review of Fairmont San Francisco

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Houston
Jun 29, 2009

Elegant and relaxing

Beautiful hotel. Small room in older section but still elegant.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Fairmont San Francisco

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Tulsa, OK
Jul 23, 2009

Great value for luxury accommodations!

We loved the beautiful building, the service was very good and the location was great. The clerk at the desk even commented on the great rate we got through Orbitz! The trolley clanged outside our window but we found it charming and it stopped at midnight.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Bring a good city map. We wandered around for a long time trying to find a restaurant recommended by the desk clerk and ended up at a mediocre restaurant in Chinatown. A travesty in San Francisco, known for its excellent restaurants.

Review of Fairmont San Francisco

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
antodist
Business
Milan
Aug 18, 2011

Just a try

It was a great experience although, in my opinion, Fairmont would need a room restoration (there were some scratches in the walls and in the room furnitures). The in room dining was a bit pricey but a good service.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

The Top of the Mark restaurant just next to the Fairmont Hotel.

Review of Fairmont San Francisco

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
San Jose
Jun 13, 2009

Beautiful hotel,HORRIBLE food prices

The hotel itself is beautiful. The scenery is spectactular. We left the drapes open all night, just to take one more peek as we would awaken during the night. However, food prices were astronomical $13.00 for one pastry, $27.00 each for continental breakfast??? We've had complimentary bottled waters at much lower class hotels. Fairmont charges $5.45 each a peice for an 18 oz bottled water. Also, not posted, is the $57.00 nightly valet parking (not including tip). The hotel may offer some discounted rates, but makes up for it over and above on everything else.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

There is a wonderful Seafood grill, (Tadich) about 6-7 blocks down on California street. A bit of a walk up and down a major hill (don't wear heels, ladies).

Review of Fairmont San Francisco

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Boca Raton , Florida
Nov 23, 2009

Great Friendly meeting place

Great time with friends. Lobby very nice and friendlyu, good breakfast, internet should be free though.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Fairmont San Francisco

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
farnick
Business
Arlington, VA
Oct 24, 2009

Good reliable Fairmont!

The venerable Fairmont is the class of SF. Views from the top of Nob Hill are spectacular, but it's not the most convenient place to walk about and find shopping or restaurants without hikes up incredibly steep hills. Use the cable cars (that's why they're there!) or drive. The hotel is gorgeous and well maintained. The breakfast buffet is excellent but pricey ($38 w/ tax), and the Tonga room should not be missed!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Shopping tip: Short drive from hotel

All activities will require hikes up the incredibly steep Nob Hill -- best to spend the $5 for the cable cars! -- and there are no other restaurants or shopping within a short walk. If you're not physically fit, you'll need a car. But the views are spectacular, and the Fairmont SF is truly a classy place!

Review of Fairmont San Francisco

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
VADUZ23
Business
MIAMI
Aug 17, 2009

RIDICULUS PRICES

GREAT HOTEL, FRIENDLY PEOPLE, BUT THE RIDICULUS PRICES, A BOTTLE OF WATER 8.00, CONTINETAL BREAKFAST FOR TWO PEOPLE $ 70.00 USAD, PARKING 450.00 FOR ONE WEEK, PLEASE GUYS, I FOUND PARKING TWO BLOCKS FROM THE HOTEL FOR 20.00 WITH IN AND OUT PRIVILEGES, ORBITZ SHOULD ADVISE THEIR CLIENTS HOW TO VOID THIS CHARGES, BESIDE THAT GOOD HOTEL, I WILL RETURN TO SAN FRANCISCO, BUT I WILL FIND A PLACE CLOSE TO UNION SQUARE, MUCH BETTER PLACE THAT NOB HILL.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
5
Location:
3
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Fairmont San Francisco

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
South Bend, IN
Nov 2, 2009

Honeymoon in San Francisco

Great trip

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Fairmont San Francisco

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
martinez,Ca.
May 30, 2010

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Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
1
Trip purpose:

Business

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