$449 Avg/night
Rate based on Check-in: Jul 17, 2015 Check-out: Jul 18, 2015

Fairmont San Francisco

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

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
4.4
out of 5
181 reviews
one of finest hotel in sf financial district

beautiful historic hotel. good size rooms. great view. has everything. outdoor garden, grand lobby,... See full review

  • blue
  • May 1, 2015
It's beautiful!

The location was perfect. The room was clean. The halls were a little noisy. Overall loved it. See full review

  • RadRN
  • Mar 22, 2015

Perched in regal splendor atop historic Nob Hill, the Fairmont San Francisco in San Francisco invites both business and leisure guests into an effortlessly elegant world of sumptuous accommodations, fine dining and exemplary service.

A magnificent marriage of classic and modern sophistication, recently renovated rooms overlook fabulous city and bay views and feature such luxe delights as oversize marble baths, opening windows and spacious sitting areas.

Savor the opulence of afternoon tea in the magnificent lobby, a grand century-old hotel tradition spiced up with honey from the hotel garden’s beehives.

Rooms

Accommodations -- 591 rooms, 62 of them suites -- span two buildings: the original, circa-1907 structure and a tower built in the 1960s. Rooms vary in size (325-425 square feet; up to 6,000 for suites), but all units come with flat-panel TV, luxury linen ensembles and coffeemaker. Many also offer stunning views of San Francisco Bay, while Wi-Fi and high-speed Internet access are available in all (fees apply, complimentary to members of Fairmont President's Club loyalty program).

Property features

The hotel has received numerous awards, including the AAA Four Diamond Award and ExxonMobil Four Star Award.

Marble floors and Corinthian columns trimmed in gold accentuate the ornate Main Lobby. This area, spruced up in 1999, transports guests back to 1907, when the hotel opened. It may also transport TV fans back to the 1980s: Aaron Spelling's "Hotel" series was shot here.

The United Nations Charter was drafted in the hotel, and even the concierge service is historic. Dating back to 1973, it's the first formal concierge desk in the U.S.

All guests have access (fees apply) to the on-site ActiveSports Clubs at Nob Hill, a full-service facility with spa and fitness center.

Grab a Mai-Tai at the Tonga Room and Hurricane Bar, a kitschy-but-lovable Tiki lounge on site. Every night form 8 PM, a band on a floating stage, The Island Groove, serenades patrons with Polynesian tunes .

Highlights

Situated at the only spot in the city where all the cable car lines meet, this luxurious San Francisco property is just a short scenic ride away from all the city’s dazzling sights and attractions, meaning hotel guests can easily head out to savor such adventures as hiking through Golden Gate Park or gorging on seafood at Fisherman’s Wharf.

Step outside your door into a wonderful world of fine dining establishments, magnificent museums and elegant entertainment, or stay cocooned in the Fairmont’s lap of luxury and fit in some laps at the indoor pool, followed by dinner and drinks at your choice of three world-renowned restaurants, the Tonga Room & Hurricane Bar, Laurel Court Restaurant & Bar, and the European-inspired Caffé Centro.

Nearby attractions
  • Union Square
  • Fisherman's Wharf
  • AT&T Park
  • Golden Gate Park
Business
  • 24-hour business center
  • Choose from a variety of conference facilities on-site
  • The historic Penthouse Suite accommodates 100, and has an outdoor terrace.
Transportation
  • San Francisco International Airport (18 miles)
  • Oakland International Airport (16 miles)
  • Cable car stops (1 block)
  • BART (6 blocks)
  • MUNI bus (1 block)
Policies
  • Parking fees are as follow:
  • Valet parking is $56 USD ($65 USD including tax) per night including unlimited access.
  • Self parking is $5 USD every 20 minutes or $15 USD per hour with a daily maximum of $56 USD.
  • Parking fees are subjected to 14% city tax & 1.5% Tourism Improvement District Assessment.

This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.

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Fairmont San Francisco Rooms

Deluxe
Deluxe Rooms - located in the tower building with views of the city. Each room has a spectacular marble bathroom with separate bath and shower. All rooms feature HD flat panel TVs- Luxury linen ensembles- pillow top beds- and Keurig coffee makers. Wired-wireless internet access.
Deluxe Suite
Cambridge Suite - Residential in style this elegantly furnished suite has an authentic feel to the charming tradition San Francisco offers. Ideal for business meetings and gatherings, this suite can comfortably accommodate up to 20 people for hospitality. Includes Specialty Suite Experience: One pick up
Deluxe Suite
Fairmont Presidential Suite - Located on the top guest floor of the Tower Building, offering guests the grandest wrap-around views of the San Francisco city and the bay. Includes Specialty Suite Experience: One pick up at SFO, WiFi, Welcome amenity. Renovated 2015. Location: Tower Building Beds: 1 Ki
Deluxe Suite
Napoleon Two Bedroom Suite - 1500 sq ft Two Bedroom - Two Bathroom Napoleon Family Suite, located on 2nd floor of Main Building, featuring Nob Hill views. King bed in Master and two Queens in second bdrm. Separate parlor for entertaining. Includes Specialty Suite Experience: One pick up at SFO, WiFi, Wel
Economy
Moderate 1 Dbl NS Main Bldg - cozy and quiet rooms located in the historic main building. Renovated 2014. Moderate Rooms are most appropriate for budget conscious single travelers.All rooms have also been updated with HD flat panel TVs - Keurig coffee maker tea kettle Location: Main building Beds: 1 Do
Standard
Fairmont QN QN ADA Roll In Shower - Renovated in 2014. Room is wheelchair accessible with-roll in shower - Entry door width is 40 inches wide. Bathroom entrance 36 inches wide. Entry door peepholes are at 44 inches. Front door security latch at 40 inches Location:Main Building Beds:2 Queen Beds Size:42
Standard
Fairmont QN QN ADA Grab Bar - Renovated 2014. Room is wheelchair accessible - Accessible bathtub with grab bars - Entry door width is 40 inches - Bathroom entrance 36 inches wide -Entry door peepholes are 45 inches - Front door security latch at 41 inches Location:Main Building Beds:2 Queen Beds Size:42
Standard
Fairmont King ADA Grab Bar - Renovated 2014. Room is wheelchair accessible - Accessible bathtub with grab bars - Entry door width 38 inches - Bathroom entrance is 36 inches wide. The Entry door peepholes are 43 inches - front door security latch 41 inches Location:Main Building Beds: King Bed Size:425 s
Standard
Fairmont King ADA Hearing Impaired - Renovated 2014. Telephone vibrating device kit can be installed - Strobes built into the wall - Accessible Aid Kit available upon request - Kit includes vibrating alarm clock-bed shaker - door knocker and visual alarm. Location:Main Building Beds:King Bed Size:425 sq
Standard
Fairmont QN QN ADA Hearing Impaired - Renovated 2014. Telephone vibrating device kit can be installed Strobes built into the wall - Accessible aid kit available upon request - Kit includes vibrating alarm clock - bed shaker - door knocker and visual alarm Location:Main Building Beds: 2 Queen Beds Size:4
Standard
Fairmont Queen ADA Roll In Shower - Renovated in 2014. Room is wheelchair accessible - Roll in shower - Entry door width is 40 inches - Bathroom entrance is 36 inches wide. The entry door peepholes are 44 inches - Front door security latch is at 42 inches Location:Main Building Beds: 1 Queen Bed Size:32
Deluxe
Deluxe King ADA Grab Bar - Deluxe Rooms renovated 2014. Room is wheelchair accessible - bathtub with grab bars-Entry door width 34 inches-Bathroom entrance is 36 inches wide and Entry door peepholes are at 48 inches-Front door security latch is 48 inches. Location:Tower Building Beds: 1 King Bed Size:37
Standard
Fairmont Queen Rooms - non-smoking. Newly renovated 2014. These classic guest rooms are located in the historical 6-story Main Building. These rooms feature high ceilings-large closets. They also have a spectacular marble bathroom. All rooms feature HD flat panel TVs- Luxury linen ensembles- pillow top b
Standard
Fairmont Exterior Queen Queen NS - Rooms located in the historical 6-story Main Building. Renovated 2014. These are large exterior rooms that feature high ceilings, exterior windows and large closets. They also have a spectacular marble bathroom. HD flat panel tvs. Location: Main building Beds: 2 Queen
Standard
Fairmont King NS Sofabed - Spacious Main Building Room with 1 King bed and Double-size sofa sleeper. Rooms have been updated with HD flat panel TVs-Keurig coffee maker-tea kettle. windows that open with views of the Nob Hill neighborhood.Renovated in 2014 Location:Main Building Bed:1 King + Dbl Sofabed
Standard
Fairmont Qn Qn NS Sofabed - Spacious Main Building Room with 2 Queen beds and Double-size sofa sleeper. Windows that will open with views of the Nob Hill neighborhood. Renovated 2014. Ideal for families. HD flat panel TVs-Keurig coffee maker - tea kettle. Location:Main Building Bed:2 Queen Beds + Dbl Sl
Standard
Fairmont Queen NS Main Building - Located in the historical 6-story Main Building. Rooms were renovated 2014. These are medium sized interior rooms that feature high ceilings - interior windows and large closets. Spectacular marble bathrooms - rooms have HD flat panel TVs. Location: Main building Beds
Standard
Fairmont Exterior King NS - Located in the historical 6-story Main Building. Renovated 2014. These are large exterior rooms that feature high ceilings - exterior windows. They have a spectacular marble bathroom. Rooms have been updated with HD flat panel TVs Location: Main building Beds: 1 King Beds Siz
Suite
Main Building Balcony Suite - Romantic balcony suite. Renovated 2014. Each suite is comprised of parlor with a double size sofa sleeper bedroom and one bathroom. The bedroom and living room are separated by door for privacy. Each suite is unique in decor. Location: Main building Beds:Queen Bed + sleep
Suite
Main Building Two Bedroom Suite - Two Bedroom Suites are particularly spacious, comprised of a parlor, a bedroom and bathroom, and a second connecting bedroom with another marble bathroom. The bedroom and living room are separated by a door for privacy. Location: Main building Beds: 1 King + 1 Queen or
Suite
Main Building Suite NS - One and Two Bedroom Suites. Particularly spacious comprised of a parlor with a queen size sofa sleeper bedroom and one bathroom. Renovated 2014. The bedroom and living room are separated by door for privacy.Suites are unique in decor Location: Main building. Beds: 1 King Bed
Suite
Tower Suite NS - One or Two Bedrooms Tower Building Suites afford the most breathtaking views of the San Francisco Bay and city. Renovated 2014. Contemporary in design Tower Suites have views from both bedroom and living room with door in between for privacy Location: Tower Building Beds: 1 King Bed + S
Deluxe
Deluxe QN QN ADA Hearing Impaired - Renovated 2014. Telephone vibrating device Kit can be installed - Strobes built into the wall - Accessible Aid Kit available upon request- Kit includes vibrating alarm clock - bed shaker - door knocker and visual alarm. Location:Tower Building Beds:2 Queen Beds Size:3
Suite
Two Bedroom Main Building Corner Suite - Largest Main Building suites featuring Nob Hill neighborhood views. Located on floors 2-6th - Corner suite with King bed. Separate parlor with Queen size sofa sleeper and two full bathrooms. Renovated 2014. Ideal for families Location: Main Building Beds: 1 King
Suite
Tower Suite ADA Grab Bar - Room was renovated 2014. King bed with sofa sleeper in living room. Room is wheelchair accessible. Bathtub with grab bars and entry door width is 34 inches. Bathroom entrance 36 inches wide.Entry door peepholes are at 57 inches Location:Tower Building Beds: King Bed Size:640
Suite
Main Building Balcony Two Bedroom Suite - Desirable because of the balcony-each Suite is comprised of parlor-bedroom and one bathroom. Bedroom and living room are separated by a privacy door. Each suite is unique in decor layout and size-updated amenities Location: Main Building Beds:Queen + King Beds
Suite
Two Bedroom Signature Golden Gate Suite - Signature Golden Gate Suites offer spectacular panoramic views of the city and the Bay plus the Iconic Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz. Equipped with telescopes in living room which is separated from the bedroom. Location:Floors 12 and higher Beds: 1 King Bed +
Suite
Main Building Corner Suite - Largest Main Building suites featuring Nob Hill neighborhood views. Located on floors 2-6th - Corner suite with King bed. Separate parlor with Queen size sofa sleeper and two full bathrooms. Renovated 2014. Ideal for families. Location:Floors 2-6 Bed: King Bed +QN Sleeper So
Suite
Signature Golden Gate Suite - Spectacular panoramic views of the city and Bay and the iconic Golden Gate Bridge. On 12th floor and higher. Newly renovated corner suite with King bed separate parlor with sofa-sleeper marble bath walk-in shower and bathtub. Location:Tower Floors 12 and higher Bed:1 King
Suite
Tower Building Two Bedroom Suites - The most breathtaking views of the San Francisco Bay and city. Tower 2-Bedroom Suites are contemporary in design, with 2 bedrooms,living room with sofabed in between. Bedrooms close off from the living room with a door. Location: Tower Building Beds: 1 King + 1 King
Superior
Signature Queen Queen NS Tower - located in the Tower Building with spectacular views of the San Francisco Bay. Renovated 2014. Each room has a spectacular marble bathroom with separate bath and shower. Rooms have also been updated with HD flat panel TVs -pillow top beds Location: Tower Building- floors
Superior
Signature QN QN ADA Hearing Impaired - Renovated 2014. Telephone vibrating device kit can be installed. Strobes built into the wall Accessible aid kit available upon request. Kit includes vibrating alarm clock - bed shaker - door knocker and visual alarm. Location:Tower Building Beds:2 Queen beds Size:3
Superior
Signature QN QN ADA Grab Bar - Room was renovated 2014. Room is wheelchair accessible -Bathtub with grab bars - Entry door width 34 inches - Bathroom entrance is 36 inches wide -Entry door peepholes is 44 inches - Front door security latch is at 40 inches Location:Tower Building Beds:2 Queen Beds Size:3
Deluxe
Deluxe QN QN ADA Roll In Shower - Renovated 2014. Room is wheelchair accessible-Roll in shower-Entry door width 34 inches-Bathroom entrance 36 inches wide-Entry door peepholes are 44 inches-Front door security latch is at 41 inches-Door handles 38 inches. Location:Tower Building Beds:2 Queen Beds Size:3
Superior
Signature King ADA Roll In Shower - Renovated 2014. Room is wheelchair accessible with roll in shower - Entry door width 34 inches - Bathroom entrance is 36 inches wide and Entry door peepholes are at 44 inches - Front door security latch is at 41 inches. Location:Tower Building Beds:King Bed Size:370 s
Superior
Signature King NS Tower - located in the Tower Building with spectacular views of the San Francisco Bay. Renovated 2014. Room have a spectacular marble bathroom with separate bath and shower. All rooms have been updated with HD flat panel TVs- Keurig coffee maker. Location: Tower Building floors 4 throu
Deluxe
Deluxe King NS Tower - Exterior facing rooms located in Tower Building. Renovated 2014. Each room has a spectacular marble bathroom with separate bath and shower. Rooms have also been updated with HD flat panel TVs, luxury linens pillow top beds Keurig coffee maker Location: Floors 2 through 23 in the
Deluxe
Deluxe Queen Queen NS Tower - Exterior facing rooms located in the Tower Building. Rooms renovated 2014. Each room also has a spectacular marble bathroom with separate bath and shower. Rooms have been updated with HD flat panel TVs and Keurig coffee maker and tea kettle. Location: Floors 2 through 23 in
Deluxe Suite
Diplomat Tony Bennett Suite - Located on the 22nd floor of the Tower. Features a fashionable design that includes a spacious bedroom - wet bar- plasma flat screen tv and half bath for guests. Includes Specialty Suite Experience: One pick up at SFO, WiFi, Welcome amenity. Renovated 2015. Location: 2
Deluxe Suite
Penthouse Suite - Recently unveiled from a 1.8 million USD restoration the 6000 sq. ft. Extraordinary Penthouse features three large bedrooms - living room with a grand piano formal dining room seating for 60 people. Circular library crowned by a rotunda. Location: Top floor of the Main Building Beds: 1
Deluxe Suite
Buckingham Balcony Suite - This Main Building Balcony Specialty Suite welcomes you with parquet floored foyer. Leading into a wood - paneled parlor with decorative fireplace and dry bar. The glass-enclosed balcony offers spectacular views of Fairmont Roof Garden. Accommodates 20 people comfortably for ho

Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • Indoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
Air conditioned
No smoking rooms/facilities
Pet friendly
Elevators
24 hour security
FEMA approved
Activities
Indoor pool
Fitness center or spa
Fitness Center
Exercise gym
Sauna
Night club
Children's activities
Golf
Jogging track
Play ground
Boating
Steam bath
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Continental breakfast
Coffee maker in room
Lounge
Coffee shop
24 hour room service
Room service
Family plan
Services
24 hour front desk
Business center
Maid service
Laundry service
Express checkout
Childcare Service
Concierge desk
Laundry/Valet services
ATM/Cash machine
Nursery for children
Security
Wake-up service
Airline desk
In-Room Safe
Shops/Commercial services
Tour desk
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Car rental desk
Barber shop
Barber/Beauty shop
Porters
FAX
Conference facilities
Doctor on call
Gift shop
Copy service
Currency exchange
News stand
Overhead projector
Audio visual equipment
Projector
Blackboard
White board
Conference suite
Cellular telephone rental
Computer rental
Easel
Internet
High-speed internet
Parking
Parking
Indoor parking
Valet parking
Accessibility
Accessible facilities
Accessible rooms
Accessible parking
Room
DVD player
Television with cable
Radio
Cordless phone
Safe
Phone with speaker
Telephone
AM/FM alarm clock
Desk with lamp
Mini bar
Free newspaper
Heated guest rooms
Hairdryer in room
Fire alarm with light
Turndown service
Bathroom telephone
Cribs available
In room movies
Temperature control
Shower
Electronic door locks
Iron
Ironing board
International direct dial
Smoke detectors
Sprinklers in rooms
Bath tub
Trouser press
Wet bar

Nearby points of interest

  • Grace Cathedral: 0.2 mi
  • Cable Car Museum: 0.2 mi
  • Old St Mary's Cathedral: 0.2 mi
  • Kertesz Gallery: 0.3 mi
  • Union Square: 0.3 mi
  • Chinatown: 0.4 mi
  • Transamerica Pyramid: 0.4 mi
  • Toomey Tourell Gallery: 0.4 mi
  • Don Soker Gallery: 0.5 mi
  • Octagon House: 0.5 mi
  • St Patrick's Church: 0.6 mi
  • Cartoon Art Museum: 0.6 mi
  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art: 0.7 mi
  • Coit Tower: 0.7 mi
  • Moscone Center: 0.8 mi
  • Grace Cathedral: 0.2 mi
  • Cable Car Museum: 0.2 mi
  • Old St Mary's Cathedral: 0.2 mi
  • Kertesz Gallery: 0.3 mi
  • Union Square: 0.3 mi
  • Chinatown: 0.4 mi
  • Transamerica Pyramid: 0.4 mi
  • Toomey Tourell Gallery: 0.4 mi
  • Don Soker Gallery: 0.5 mi
  • Octagon House: 0.5 mi
  • St Patrick's Church: 0.6 mi
  • Cartoon Art Museum: 0.6 mi
  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art: 0.7 mi
  • Coit Tower: 0.7 mi
  • Moscone Center: 0.8 mi
  • 871 Fine Arts: 0.8 mi
  • Haas Lilienthal House: 0.8 mi
  • Civic Centre: 0.9 mi
  • Ferry Building: 0.9 mi
  • Lafayette Park: 1 mi
  • Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption: 1 mi
  • SoMa: 1 mi
  • San Francisco City Hall: 1 mi
  • Port of San Francisco: 1 mi
  • Lombard Street: 1.1 mi
  • Konko Church of San Francisco: 1.1 mi
  • Underwater World: 1.1 mi
  • Aquarium of the Bay: 1.1 mi
  • Wax Museum Entertainment Complex: 1.1 mi
  • Pier 39: 1.1 mi
  • San Francisco Experience: 1.1 mi
  • Ghirardelli Square: 1.1 mi
  • Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum: 1.1 mi
  • San Francisco Symphony: 1.2 mi
  • Japantown: 1.2 mi
  • Wyland Gallery: 1.2 mi
  • Japan Center: 1.2 mi
  • Pioneer's Monument: 1.2 mi
  • Hyde Street Pier: 1.2 mi
  • Musee Mecanique: 1.2 mi
  • ATT Park: 1.3 mi
  • Lands End: 1.6 mi
  • Alcatraz Island: 1.8 mi
  • Walter Adams Gallery: 2 mi
  • Mission Dolores: 2.1 mi

Dining

Laurel Court Restaurant
Showcases seasonal menus that are authentically local, traditional and innovative. Our Executive Chef Andrew Court has partnered with local farmers for the freshest, seasonal organic produce and free range poultry and eggs, with the finest of ranchers for natural and dry-aged beef.
The Laurel Court Bar
Weekdays: Bar opens at 11:30 am for beverage service Lounge last call Sunday to Thursday 11:30 pm Limited a la carte menu served daily from 11:30 am to 10:00pm Weekends: Bar opens at 11:30 am for beverage service Lounge last call Friday and Saturday 12:30 am Limited a la carte menu served daily from 11
Tonga Room and Hurricane Bar
Serving Pacific Rim Comfort Cuisine, Tonga Room has a San Francisco tradition for more than 65 years. Reservations Recommended. For more information visit: www.TongaRoom.com
Afternoon Tea
Served in the Laurel Court Restaurant - afternoon tea has been a tradition for San Franciscans and the guests of our hotel since the opening of the Fairmont San Francisco in 1907. Sat-Sun 1:30PM - 3:30PM Weekday Offerings for parties of 25 ppl or more Price: 36.00 plus tax plus gratuity Childrens Te

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
03:00 PM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

Ratings and reviews for Fairmont San Francisco

Overall score

4.6 / 5
5.01.0
12 out of 181
Amenities:
4.1
Cleanliness:
4.8
Hotel staff:
4.6
Comfort:
4.6
Location:
4.7
Value:
4.2

92% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Fairmont San Francisco

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
GatorCarl
Business
San Francisco, CA
Jan 3, 2012

Tiny room, thin walls, high price

I've stayed at the Fairmont a few times and this experience was quite unfortunate. The room was very, very small, and I had to listen to the guy next door snoring through the paper-thin walls for the entire evening. The lobby is gorgeous (but insanely crowded), but the noise really made for a less than pleasant stay.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
1
Location:
4
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Fairmont San Francisco

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
BayAreaGuy
Business
San Ramon, California
May 26, 2013

Meh. It's okay if you're into fancy hotels.

If you're someone who has never been to San Francisco, and you want a piece of old-world charm and history (and price really isn't an issue), then the Fairmont is a good hotel choice. If, however, you're not all that interested in the amenities of a hotel and would rather spend your money on fun, food, entertainment, this hotel will just suck up your budget and leave you feeling buyer's remorse. The Fairmont is in a great location (Nob Hill, aka Snob Hill) with beautiful millionaire SF-style houses, a LOT of great views of the bay, interesting sites (don't miss the Cathedral just one block up the street!), etc. But a tiny room with a queen bed will cost you $300 easy, and parking is about $59 per night (plus an automatic 14% tax that's never explained). The Fairmont's restaurant is insanely expensive ($18 for a tiny bowl of regular oatmeal) and nothing to write home about. The Tiki Bar downstairs is quite a nice surprise, and there's no other like it in SF, but you can come hang out there without staying in the hotel. Be prepared to stand in line for a while unless you get there about an hour before opening. My advice is, unless you make over $100,000 a year, stay in a less expensive hotel and save your money for a show, shopping at Pier 39, or a ferry ride out to Alcatraz.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

Don't miss the Grace Cathedral, one block up at California St. and Taylor St., and opt for dinner or dessert ($$$$) at Top of the Mark atop the Intercontinental Mark Hopkins hotel, both within walking distance.

Review of Fairmont San Francisco

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Reno, NV
May 21, 2009

San Francisco Birthday

Great upgrade when checking in. Got the city view since I was only there one night (a very short trip for me) what a rewarding sight! Would have taken the Bay view had I been there acouple more days, but I was greatly pleased. Staff was very friendly and helpful. And if you are a history buff, there is much here to be seen.

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

5
5.01.0
smczzzz
Business
Oregon, USA
Mar 23, 2012

Fabulous!

Fabulous, does not get any better. Nothing else need be said

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

Business

Review of Fairmont San Francisco

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Grandma Irene
Business
Brighton, CO
Aug 20, 2012

Weekend visit

I was in San Francisco for a wedding and throughly enjoyed my stay at the Fairmont. The service was excellent, from the doorman, to the check staff, to the concierge, to the wait staff. We ate several times in Laurel Court and found the food very good with an excellent variety both on the menu and buffet.

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

Business

Review of Fairmont San Francisco

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Mike 6910
Business
Raleigh, NC
Sep 26, 2012

Perfect long weekend

The Fairmont was the BEST!! I had a beautiful room with an incredible view. Everyone was great.. I had a fantastic time. I will stay at the Fairmont again. Great location as well.

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

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short drive from hotel

Take the trolley. It stops in front of the hotel and it's only $14 for all day on and off.

Review of Fairmont San Francisco

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Nashville, TN
Jul 11, 2007

Very personable

The stay was first class from the moment I walked into the lobby to the moment I left. When in San Fran, I plan to stay at the Fairmont.

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

Business

Review of Fairmont San Francisco

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
chasewtp
Business
las vegas
May 31, 2010

a classic done well

it was a beautiful classic hotel with all the first class amenities. Only draw back was that I was on a corner room near the elevator so there was a lot of foot traffic outside my door. Not the end of the world but everything else was fantastic. First rate service, food and lounges.

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

Business

Nightlife tip: Short walk from hotel

Biscuit and blues is right down the hill, a great blues bar. Just be ready to take the cable car back up after a night out. For that matter anywhere you go be ready for a cab, trolly, cable car ride. Unless you are ready to brave the hills.

Review of Fairmont San Francisco

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
corny reviews
Business
santa rosa beach, fl
Feb 9, 2010

top flight hotel still shines!

Location Location Location paired with old world elegance. what's not to like?

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

Business

Review of Fairmont San Francisco

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Bay Area Local
Business
Concord, CA
Oct 6, 2009

First stay at the Fairmont

I was there for a short visit but recieved first class treatment from the staff. The rooms and the furniture is a little old and somewhat worn but it adds to the charm of the hotel. You really can't get a better view of the bay and the downtown area than this.

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

Business

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