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Omni San Francisco Hotel

4 stars
500 California Street at Montgomery, San Francisco, CA 94104
Best In Stay
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.5
out of 5
226 reviews
excellent location, champagne welcome for under $130

Here for an event at Julia Morgan ballroom. Hotel was so close- nice welcome, beautiful room. The... See full review

  • captainsturdy
  • Nov 24, 2014
Great Location and awesome staff

Amazing experience and everyone was super friendly. Make sure you sign up for omni rewards to... See full review

  • Rigaroo
  • Oct 24, 2014
Historic Nob Hill hotel blends old and new with top-notch steakhouse

The past is new again at this circa-1926 hotel atop Nob Hill. Originally built as a bank, the property features classic stonework, stained glass and decorative touches. The lobby is adorned with Italian marble, rich fabrics and Austrian crystal chandeliers. Guestrooms mirror this classic elegance. The hotel is within walking distance of the city's storied cable cars. Bob's Steak & Chop House, the on-site restaurant, has established itself as one of the best steakhouses in the entire city. The property also offers complimentary guided walking tours once a week.

Highlights
  • Florentine Renaissance architecture
  • Walking distance to the Financial District, Union Square and North Beach
  • Succulent steak at Bob's Steak & Chop House
  • Complimentary guided walking tours
Rooms

Accommodations (362 rooms, including 20 suites) feature high ceilings and crown molding -- common design elements from the 1920s. Rooms also come standard with flat-screen televisions, plush down comforters, marble bathrooms and robes. Special GetFit guest rooms also feature treadmills and other exercise equipment. One of the suites, the Kid Fantasy Suite, includes a room of bunk beds, bean-bag chairs and games. Wi-Fi and high-speed Internet access are available in all rooms (fees apply). Pets welcome (fees apply).

Features

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

Technically, the property has existed since 1926, though it served as a bank until the 1980s. To put this history into context for guests, third-party guides lead complimentary walking tours around the property and surrounding neighborhoods. The hotel also provides family-specific walking tours, geared toward visitors with young kids.

All guests receive complimentary access to a huge fitness center with state-of-the-art exercise equipment. The hotel also provides shuttle service to Harding Park and Presidio Golf Course, the two closest greens (fees apply).

Enjoy a meal at Bob's Steak & Chop House, which specializes in corn-fed Midwestern prime beef but offers a variety of fish and vegetarian selections as well.

Valet and self parking are available (fees apply). There is free newspaper in the lobby.

Transportation
  • San Francisco International Airport (18 mi/29 km)
  • Oakland International Airport (16 mi/25.8 km)
  • BART (2 blocks)
  • Cable cars (2 blocks)
  • MUNI bus (1 block)
Attractions
  • Union Square
  • Theater District
  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
  • AT&T Park
  • Chinatown
  • Embarcadero
  • North Beach
Business
  • 24-hour business center
  • 11,000 square feet of meeting space
  • 2,800-square-foot ballroom

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Omni San Francisco Hotel Rooms

Deluxe room
Deluxe Room with 1 King Bed 385 sq ft with a 32 inch flat screen TV. These rooms face the street or courtyard.
Deluxe Room
Deluxe Room with 2 Double Beds 385 sq ft with a 32 inch flat screen TV. These rooms face the street or courtyard.
Premier Room
Premier Room with 2 Double beds 385 square feet and are located on the upper floors of the hotel facing the city. Complimentary wired or wireless internet.
Premier Room
Premier Room with 1 King Bed 385 square feet and are located on the upper floors of the hotel facing the city.
Signature Room
Signature Room with 1 King Bed 385 sq ft. Located on the top floors. iPod docking station. Nespresso coffee maker. Complimentary high speed internet included.
ADA Dlx room 1 King Bed
Accessible Deluxe Room King Bed Average of 450 sq ft. Enlarged door openings. Grab bars near toilet and tub. Toilet and sink are no higher than 29 inches from floor. Visual notification for hotel alarm system door and phone are available. Hand-held shower wands.
California Suite King Bed
California Suite with 1 King Bed. Approx. 600 sq ft. Corner U-shaped room with sofabed and upgraded bath amenities. Bedroom connects to living room via a long hallway but has no separating door.
Signature Room
Signature Room with 2 Double Beds 385 sq ft. Located on the top floors. iPod docking station. Nespresso coffee maker.

Amenities

  • WiFi
  • Non Smoking
General
Air conditioned
Non Smoking
Pet friendly
Elevators
Ice machine
24 hour security
Phone service
Activities
Fitness Center
Exercise gym
Children's activities
Golf
Tennis
Boating
Driving range
Fishing
Dining
Restaurant
Coffee maker in room
Lounge
24 hour room service
Room service
Services
24 hour front desk
Business center
Maid service
Laundry service
Childcare Service
Concierge desk
ATM/Cash machine
Security
Wake-up service
Multilingual
Airline desk
In-Room Safe
Shops/Commercial services
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Car rental desk
Barber shop
Barber/Beauty shop
Porters
Doorman
FAX
Copy service
Currency exchange
Audio visual equipment
Kennels
Internet
WiFi
Parking
Valet parking
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities
Accessible facilities
Wheel chair access
Accessible rooms
Accessible parking
Room
Television with cable
Radio
Safe
Telephone
AM/FM alarm clock
Desk with lamp
Mini bar
Heated guest rooms
Hairdryer in room
In room movies
Sofa bed
Temperature control
Electronic door locks
Iron
Ironing board
Sprinklers in rooms

Nearby points of interest

  • Old St Mary's Cathedral: 0.1 mi
  • Transamerica Pyramid: 0.1 mi
  • Don Soker Gallery: 0.2 mi
  • Chinatown: 0.3 mi
  • Toomey Tourell Gallery: 0.4 mi
  • Union Square: 0.4 mi
  • Cartoon Art Museum: 0.4 mi
  • Kertesz Gallery: 0.5 mi
  • Cable Car Museum: 0.5 mi
  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art: 0.5 mi
  • St Patrick's Church: 0.5 mi
  • Grace Cathedral: 0.5 mi
  • Ferry Building: 0.5 mi
  • 871 Fine Arts: 0.6 mi
  • Moscone Center: 0.6 mi
  • Old St Mary's Cathedral: 0.1 mi
  • Transamerica Pyramid: 0.1 mi
  • Don Soker Gallery: 0.2 mi
  • Chinatown: 0.3 mi
  • Toomey Tourell Gallery: 0.4 mi
  • Union Square: 0.4 mi
  • Cartoon Art Museum: 0.4 mi
  • Kertesz Gallery: 0.5 mi
  • Cable Car Museum: 0.5 mi
  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art: 0.5 mi
  • St Patrick's Church: 0.5 mi
  • Grace Cathedral: 0.5 mi
  • Ferry Building: 0.5 mi
  • 871 Fine Arts: 0.6 mi
  • Moscone Center: 0.6 mi
  • Coit Tower: 0.7 mi
  • Octagon House: 0.8 mi
  • Port of San Francisco: 0.9 mi
  • ATT Park: 1 mi
  • Underwater World: 1.1 mi
  • Aquarium of the Bay: 1.1 mi
  • Pier 39: 1.1 mi
  • SoMa: 1.1 mi
  • Civic Centre: 1.2 mi
  • San Francisco Experience: 1.2 mi
  • Haas Lilienthal House: 1.2 mi
  • Wyland Gallery: 1.2 mi
  • Wax Museum Entertainment Complex: 1.2 mi
  • Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum: 1.2 mi
  • San Francisco City Hall: 1.3 mi
  • Ghirardelli Square: 1.3 mi
  • Lafayette Park: 1.3 mi
  • Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption: 1.3 mi
  • Musee Mecanique: 1.3 mi
  • Lombard Street: 1.4 mi
  • Hyde Street Pier: 1.4 mi
  • San Francisco Symphony: 1.4 mi
  • Konko Church of San Francisco: 1.5 mi
  • Pioneer's Monument: 1.5 mi
  • Japantown: 1.5 mi
  • Japan Center: 1.6 mi
  • Lands End: 1.7 mi
  • Alcatraz Island: 2 mi
  • Mission Cliffs Rock Climbing Center: 2.3 mi
  • Mission Delores: 2.4 mi

Dining

Bobs Steak and Chop House
Bobs Steak and Chop House is ranked as one of the top steakhouses in the USA. All portions are large and the wine list is extensive. Reservations recommended. Breakfast Mon-Fri from 0630-1000 and Sat-Sun 0700-1100 hours. Lunch Mon-Fri from 1100-1430 hours. Dinner Mon-Sun from 1730-2200
Bobs Bar
Located on the lobby level Bobs Bar offers a variety of beverages along with great food in a comfortable and relaxed setting. Guests can enjoy the game on one of our flat screen TVs or just relax in the elegance of our lobby. Sun-Thur from 1100-2330 hours and Fri-Sat from 1100-0030 hours.

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.

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Guest Reviews (226)

Ratings and reviews for Omni San Francisco Hotel

Overall score

4.5 / 5
5.01.0
226 out of 226
Amenities:
4.3
Room cleanliness:
4.8
Hotel staff:
4.7
Room comfort:
4.6
Location:
4.5
Value:
4.2

97% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
LA Tourist Couple
Los Angeles, California
Dec 10, 2012

Weekend Tourists

We came up from LA for the weekend to just be tourists in San Francisco. The OMNI is located within walking distance to so many areas (China Town, Financial District, Fisherman's Wharf, Embarcadero, AT&T Park, Little Italy) and is only 4 blocks from a BART station if you're wanting to go to other areas. We took BART to go to/from the airport and to the Orpheum Theater to see the Lion King. There's also a cable car stop right outside the hotel. Since the OMNI is right in the heart of the Financial District, a lot of things in that area are closed on weekends since they cater to the Monday-Friday crowd, but you'll find lots of things open just a short walk away. It was nice to stay in a quieter, less touristy area actually. The staff at the OMNI is the best you'll find, from the doorman to the front desk to the maids to room service. Upon arrival into our room, we had a hand-written note from the maid along with a note from the hotel staff welcoming us and telling us to not hesitate to let them know if we needed anything at all. Anytime we would pass a maid in the hallway, she would say hello and ask us how our day was. The doormen asked us if they could point us in the direction of anything each time we left, and they welcomed us back each time we returned. We couldn't believe how friendly everyone was, and how each person seemed to be in such a good mood, enjoying what they do. Our bed was very comfortable. We can't stop talking about the pillows! The room itself was spacious and everything was in perfect working order. Be sure to join their rewards program (it's FREE) for complimentary in-room wireless and daily morning beverages and newspaper (weekdays only) delivery.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Short walk to most dining options outside of the Financial District where most things are closed on weekend.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Lizzie F
Business
Cheshire
May 14, 2011

Slightly old fashioned, great staff

The Omni is well located for the Ferry building, Union Square, Chinatown and Market Street. The financial district is relatively quiet after office hours, many of the local coffee houses do not open at the weekends. There are some nice restaurants close by just a block away, some great places at the Ferry building plus of course the Chinese restaurants in Chinatown. The cable car line runs directly outside the hotel but unfortunately it was under construction during our visit so wasn't running and it felt quite disappointing not to have that experience, I'm sure it's a lovely sight and really handy to go up to nob hill which otherwise is a very steep climb up the hill from the hotel! Generally the hotel was well located for us but if you're looking to spend more evening time in union square or at Fishermans wharf there are likely to be better located hotels for you. The Omni is a pleasant hotel. The decor is not modern, more traditional than I was anticipating and the signature room wasn't as impressive as I had expected it to be. The bathroom was small and the carpet in the main room was fairly tired. It wasn't bad but just didn't feel like a luxury experience. The staff at the hotel were very helpful and friendly, the concierge [...]was exceptional and recommended all the restaurants we went to which were great. Wireless was available without charge by registering for the loyalty scheme. Complimentary water would have been appreciated, especially with the signature room but wasn't provided. Other luxury hotels on our trip made water freely available and made a real difference to us. There was iced tea available in the reception area if that's something you enjoy. Overall, well located, friendly staff but slightly disappointing rooms.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Well Seasoned Travelers
Business
Los Angeles, CA
May 10, 2011

5 Star Service for a 4 Star Price

We had a 3 night stay at the hotel.Upon arriving I noted how professional and inviting the valets, doorman, and hotel staff were. It was as if though we were VIP. The hotel lobby is beautiful and the hotel is in a great location (next to Union Square in shopping district). The room was very clean, comfy, and has a traditional, elegant, feel.The rooms are moderate in size, but well appointed.The weekend valet parking fee was reasonable for the area (only $26). This hotel is a great value as they do not charge excessive rates for the quality room and location you get. Would definitely stay again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

You are a few blocks from Market Street near Union Square so all the major stores, designer stores, and department stores are within walking distance.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Aliso Viejo,CA
Apr 23, 2011

Wonderful kid friendly hotel

The staff at the Omni San Francisco was absolutely wonderful. As soon as we arrived, they gave our son a backpack filled with toys and other little goodies. Every evening they delivered milk and cookies before bed time. They were just so wonderfully kid friendly. It made for a fantastic family getaway.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: In Hotel

The steakhouse at the Omni was amazing. Definitely pricey but well worth the money!

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Sacramento, ca
Apr 11, 2011

Nice

nice facility. close to everything. cable car close by. classy and great for business and family with children

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
TricianRic
Business
Long Beach, CA
Apr 5, 2011

Incredible Hotel

From the doormen to the sheets, everything was perfect. Centrally located, the front desk went out of their way to help us get around. Housekeeping was perfect too. I wouldn't hesitate to stay there again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

If you want excellent food, just pop in downstairs to Bob's Steak and Chop House. Skip the Top of the Mark.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Chicago, IL
Mar 14, 2011

Luxorious and elegant!

Beautiful hotel. Great room with comfortable beds, gorgeous high ceiling bathroom with elegant fixtures. Truly enjoyed my stay at this hotel. All the staff including housekeeping were amazing. Wish I could've stayed longer!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Palm Beach Gardens, Fl
Mar 6, 2011

A great escape. In the heart of SF!

Wonderful Hotel! The hotel was clean, elegantand quiet. The bed linens were heaven, the mattress comfortable and the room temperature perfect.The staff was discrete but friendly.I was traveling alone and felt very safe.The location was perfect. I had the best vacation of my life. Thank you Omni Hotel. [...]

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Boston, MA
Feb 15, 2011

Omni San Francisco

This hotel was amazing, and the service was impecable. The staff went out of their way on numerous occasions to help us with directions around the city, as well as helping us with anything we needed in the hotel. The doormen always greated us with a warm welcome. They would even provide us with coupons for area stores. The rooms were clean. The pillows were a bit uncomfortable, but if that is my only complaint... I can deal with it! The location of the hotel was perfect. A short walk to the MUNI so you can take bus/subway system anywhere around San Francisco. Very short walk to the trolley if you want to the go the wharf. And, the double decker bus actually stops right in front of the Omni. Perfect! I highly recommend this hotel.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

Buy a ticket on the double decker bus. One of the stops is right outside of the hotel, and it takes you to all of the major attractions. The tickets are good for 2 days and you can get on and off as many times a you like. Way cheaper than a cab!

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Rockville, MD
Feb 13, 2011

Well Worth a Stay

This is a hotel that makes you feel pampered, but with not a smidgen of snooty attitude. As the doorman said, while helping us maneuver our suitcases to check in, "I'm here to help you." He really meant it. There seems to be a culture of service and "we're here to make your stay enjoyable" that is visible not only with the doorman, but with the people behind the counter, the extremely helpful concierge, the room service people who couldn't do enough for you and the waitress in the restaurant. The hotel is well-situated - just a few blocks from the Ferry Station market, the transportation that will get you to Fisherman's Wharf, and the Embarcadero financial district.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
brianjrez
Business
Milwaukee, WI
Feb 10, 2011

Incredible Service

The staff here is incredibly friendly and helpful. My room was impeccably clean and simple nuances like having the front door opened for me when I left or came back was really the icing on the cake. It sits at the bottom of Nob Hill kind of off the main drag and for that I was eternally grateful. Nothing worse than not being able to get a drink at your hotel's bar after a long day of meetings.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

It's a short walk to the cable car. Hop on and head towards Fisherman's Wharf for an all-you-can chose from deep fried seafood extravaganza and incredible views of the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz.

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