$460 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Nov 22, 2014 Check-out: Nov 23, 2014

The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco

5 stars
600 Stockton Street, 600 Stockton Street, San Francisco, CA 94108
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.3
out of 5
15 reviews
Great location

Stayed here for two nights in July. It was super convenient to the trolleys, shopping and the... See full review

  • NYC2CA2HI
  • Aug 10, 2014
Pricey but probably worth it

Staying in San Francisco can be expensive anyway so we splurged on the Ritz. Staff was incredible... See full review

  • Michaelmoz
  • Jul 17, 2014
Jewel in San Francisco's crown

The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco epitomizes the true meaning of luxury. This award-winning hotel is in a magnificent 1909 building complete with classical portico and columns, and recently completed a comprehensive $12.5 million USD refurbishment. Parallel 37 serves Californian and international cuisines while the Lobby Lounge makes a mean Bloody Mary to go with its oysters. Burn off some calories in the spectacular fitness center or enjoy a massage in the spa (fees apply).

3 Reasons to Stay :
  • True 5-star luxury in landmark San Francisco building
  • Top class dining at Parallel 37
  • Superb spa and fitness center in award-winning setting
Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco Rooms

As you would expect from a hotel of this caliber, the Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco guest rooms are of an exceptionally high standard. All 336 accommodations were upgraded during the multimillion dollar renovations, and the quality shines through, with featherbeds adorned by 400-thread-count Frette linens and down comforters, in a setting of refined elegance and furniture includes desks, chairs and ottomans. Sophisticated color schemes draw on an opulent palette of pale gold, cream and beige, echoing the classical French style, which informs the entire interior of the Ritz-Carlton, with its fine objets d'art that include marble Louis XVI urns and Waterford candelabras of museum quality. Rooms contain modern conveniences such as DVD and CD players, 32-inch high-definition LCD flat-panel televisions and wireless Internet access (fees may apply). Guests also enjoy the indulgent marble bathrooms with designer rain effect showerheads, luxuriant bathrobes, and complimentary Bulgari toiletries. These high standards are present throughout the Ritz-Carlton San Francisco, which pampers guests further with complimentary shoeshine services, bottled water, morning beverage and a choice of fine drinking and dining options.

Dining

Diners at The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco can enjoy Californian and international cuisines at the in-house Parallel 37. The restaurant is proud to welcome Chef Michael Rotondo from Chicago, where he most recently served as Executive Chef for Charlie Trotter’s. Parallel 37 seeks inspiration from our geographic latitude and food & wine that celebrate many cultural influences in the San Francisco Bay Area. Patrons can also choose from a selection of cocktails and spirits at The Lounge on site.

Things To Do :
  • Union Square (0.4 mi/0.6 km)
  • Financial District (1.1 mi/1.7 km)
  • Presidio Golf Course (3.5 mi/5.6 km)
Policies and fees
  • Valet parking (fees apply)
  • Buffet breakfast (fees apply)
  • Wireless Internet access (fees may apply)

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

Hotel Map

37.7918 -122.4068
Area served
San Francisco
Nearby airports
San Francisco International Airport, (SFO), 14.70, MI, N; Oakland International Airport, (OAK), 19.00, MI, NW; Norman Y Mineta San Jose International Airport, (SJC), 46.00, MI, NW;
Area description
City Center, Location Type: City

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Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • Non Smoking
General
Air conditioned
Non Smoking
Pet friendly
Elevators
Ice machine
Activities
Fitness center or spa
Fitness Center
Exercise gym
Tennis
Steam bath
Horseback riding
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Continental breakfast
Restaurant
Coffee maker in room
Coffee shop
24 hour room service
Room service
Services
24 hour front desk
Business center
Maid service
Laundry service
Express check in
Guest laundromat
Express checkout
Childcare Service
Concierge desk
Laundry/Valet services
ATM/Cash machine
Security
Wake-up service
In-Room Safe
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Car rental desk
Barber shop
Barber/Beauty shop
FAX
Gift shop
Currency exchange
Drugstore
Florist
Internet
High-speed internet
Parking
Valet parking
Accessibility
Accessible facilities
Room
DVD player
Television with cable
Radio
Cordless phone
Safe
Phone with speaker
Telephone
AM/FM alarm clock
Mini bar
Free newspaper
Hairdryer in room
Outlet adapters
Turndown service
Bathroom telephone
Cribs available
In room movies
Sofa bed
Temperature control
Iron
Ironing board
Trouser press

Nearby points of interest

  • Old St Mary's Cathedral: 0.1 mi
  • Kertesz Gallery: 0.3 mi
  • Union Square: 0.3 mi
  • Don Soker Gallery: 0.3 mi
  • Toomey Tourell Gallery: 0.3 mi
  • Transamerica Pyramid: 0.3 mi
  • Cable Car Museum: 0.3 mi
  • Grace Cathedral: 0.3 mi
  • Chinatown: 0.4 mi
  • Cartoon Art Museum: 0.5 mi
  • St Patrick's Church: 0.5 mi
  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art: 0.5 mi
  • 871 Fine Arts: 0.6 mi
  • Moscone Center: 0.6 mi
  • Octagon House: 0.7 mi
  • Old St Mary's Cathedral: 0.1 mi
  • Kertesz Gallery: 0.3 mi
  • Union Square: 0.3 mi
  • Don Soker Gallery: 0.3 mi
  • Toomey Tourell Gallery: 0.3 mi
  • Transamerica Pyramid: 0.3 mi
  • Cable Car Museum: 0.3 mi
  • Grace Cathedral: 0.3 mi
  • Chinatown: 0.4 mi
  • Cartoon Art Museum: 0.5 mi
  • St Patrick's Church: 0.5 mi
  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art: 0.5 mi
  • 871 Fine Arts: 0.6 mi
  • Moscone Center: 0.6 mi
  • Octagon House: 0.7 mi
  • Coit Tower: 0.7 mi
  • Ferry Building: 0.8 mi
  • Civic Centre: 1 mi
  • Haas Lilienthal House: 1 mi
  • SoMa: 1 mi
  • Port of San Francisco: 1 mi
  • San Francisco City Hall: 1.1 mi
  • ATT Park: 1.1 mi
  • Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption: 1.1 mi
  • Underwater World: 1.1 mi
  • Lafayette Park: 1.1 mi
  • Aquarium of the Bay: 1.1 mi
  • Pier 39: 1.2 mi
  • San Francisco Experience: 1.2 mi
  • Wax Museum Entertainment Complex: 1.2 mi
  • San Francisco Symphony: 1.2 mi
  • Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum: 1.2 mi
  • Wyland Gallery: 1.2 mi
  • Lombard Street: 1.2 mi
  • Konko Church of San Francisco: 1.2 mi
  • Ghirardelli Square: 1.3 mi
  • Pioneer's Monument: 1.3 mi
  • Japantown: 1.3 mi
  • Musee Mecanique: 1.3 mi
  • Hyde Street Pier: 1.3 mi
  • Japan Center: 1.4 mi
  • Lands End: 1.7 mi
  • Alcatraz Island: 1.9 mi
  • Mission Dolores: 2.2 mi
  • Mission Delores: 2.2 mi

Dining

Parallel 37
Parallel 37 is an all-day dining venue that features contemporary American cuisine, handcrafted cocktails and wines primarily sourced in and around the Bay Area.
The Lounge
Casual dining with a view of San Francisco's breathtaking skyline

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 (15)

Ratings and reviews for The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco

Overall score

4.3 / 5
5.01.0
15 out of 15
Amenities:
4.4
Room cleanliness:
4.6
Hotel staff:
4.5
Room comfort:
4.5
Location:
4.5
Value:
3.9

87% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Pasadena, CA
Mar 15, 2010

Ritz review

Good: The hotel provided a car + driver for us when we could not get a taxi to a restaurant in the rain. Friendly staff. Bad: Breakfast food good in lovely room, but super expensive. Hot water had rust in it at first.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Restaurants in nearby pedestrian-only street.

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Review of The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Travelers from Greenwich, CT
Business
Greenwich, CT
May 17, 2010

Used to be much better

Few days in San Francisco after a cruise. The hotel room was reasonably priced, but the facilities are outdated and the charge for the services out of proportion. They charged $ 75 per day to park my rental car, and $ 100 for a mediocre brekfast for 3. Likely I will not consider this alternative in the future

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

Business

Dining tip: Long walk from hotel

Excellente restaurant alternatives around Union Square

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Review of The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Avoid the Ritz
Business
Washington DC
Jun 15, 2010

Ritz San Francisco

The front desk staff treated us like 2nd class citizens since we booked our hotel through [...].

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

Business

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Review of The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Washington DC
May 26, 2009

As Expected, Mostly

Service was fantastic, except for the fact that they tried to charge me $40 for ironing (just ironing) some garments. I was told as "Club Level" guests this would be complimentary. Had to speak to two different people and show them their own documentation to get the charge removed. Other than that, hotel is in a great location. 2 blocks to Chinatown, a quick trolley ride to the wharf. Very nice room, lobby. Service overall was fantastic. Had planned to walk to dinner, but realized how cold it was when we got downstairs. I asked the doorman for a ride and he had the hotel's car take us, immediately. Club room food was decent, and very convenient. I noticed a couple times however that they seemed to be running out of stuff pretty early. All in all we had a pleasant stay. Gave my wife a b-day card and a plate of sweets and choclates. Its getting harder harder for them to exceed expectations, b/c we've come to expect so much.

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

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Don't do Farallon. There are better options. If you're interested in a tour (Sonoma, Nappa, etc) go with Incredible Adventures.

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Review of The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Toronto, ON
Mar 9, 2010

Great service!

Great location, short walk to the city center. Staff was very helpful and service was fantastic. Very clean, comfy rooms and bed.

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

Business

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Review of The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Durango, CO
May 31, 2010

A fine hotel, but other Ritz's are finer

Understated elegance. Excellent service. Amenities average.

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

Business

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Review of The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Michaelmoz
Business
Maine
Jul 17, 2014

Pricey but probably worth it

Staying in San Francisco can be expensive anyway so we splurged on the Ritz. Staff was incredible but the room did leave something to be desired (like a major renovation to update carpets and wall paper).

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

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

Chinatown is just down Stockton st

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Review of The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Yuki shardy
Business
San Francisco
Jul 8, 2012

Nice price for this star hotel

It is lucky to have the discount price to stay at this luxury hotel. Everything is great except the poor ventilation in the room. The smelt is not so good.

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

Business

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Review of The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
barnard
Business
san francisco
Jun 11, 2012

Business Trip

Excellent stay. Perfect Attention to detail and guest requests

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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Review of The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Boston, MA
Jun 19, 2011

Lovely Hotel

The SF Ritz is in a beautiful white building in a great location. Easy to get to Union Square, ride the cable car or get to restaurants. The service was excellent - attentive, thoughtful and classy. We upgraded to their Club level on the 8th floor and it was well worth it! The abundance of free food was great for my kids.

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

Business

Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

The Slanted Door was a delicious Vietnamese restaurant in the Ferry Building at the water. Hip, casual and a lively place to stroll around before or after dinner

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