$189 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Jul 13, 2014 Check-out: Jul 14, 2014

The Stanford Court

4 stars
905 California Street, Nob Hill, San Francisco, CA 94108
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.3
out of 5
190 reviews
Loved this hotel!

My daughter and I stayed here while loooking at colleges. The staff was warm and attentive, and the... See full review

  • Kris in MN
  • Jul 4, 2014
excellent hotel near union sq

this hotel could not have been more perfect. its a beautiful building, professional staff, and... See full review

  • Jacob C
  • Jul 3, 2014
Welcome to the New Nob Hill. Standing as a perfect reflection of the distinguished Nob Hill area in which it resides - elegant, timeless, celebrated, and now, with a $35 million dollar renovation, completely new is The Stanford Court, a Renaissance Hotel. Breathtaking views of the City and the Bay and luxurious surroundings are a few of the many highlights of the contemporary guest rooms at this historic San Francisco hotel. Dine under the Tiffany-style dome in Aurea, one of San Franciscos hottest new restaurants and lounges, and savor the seasonal cuisine that celebrates Bay Area and California culinary artisans. Hop on one of the three Cable Car lines that run directly in front of the hotel and be whisked away to see San Francisco's many attractions. Discover the best of San Francisco's charm and character, while enjoying the luxurious offerings of The Stanford Court - the New Nob Hill.

The Stanford Court Rooms

Standard
Relax in comfort in our luxurious guest rooms. Guests can request king, queen or double guest rooms, with a range of different views. Please specify room type and desired view when booking your room

Amenities

  • Free internet
  • Non Smoking
General
Non Smoking
Concierge
Activities
Fitness center or spa
Services
Business center
Internet
Free internet

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Hotel Map

37.792 -122.4097
Area served
An ideal location, we are conveniently situated in Nob Hill close to premier shopping, dining, and attractions in Union Square. We are steps to the historic cable cars, a short walk to Chinatown, Fisherman's Wharf, Union Square and the Ferry Building
Nearby airports
SFO- 14.7 Miles

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
  • Nob Hill: 0.4 mi
  • Toomey Tourell Gallery: 0.4 mi
  • Transamerica Pyramid: 0.4 mi
  • Don Soker Gallery: 0.4 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: 0.6 mi
  • Moscone Center: 0.7 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
  • Nob Hill: 0.4 mi
  • Toomey Tourell Gallery: 0.4 mi
  • Transamerica Pyramid: 0.4 mi
  • Don Soker Gallery: 0.4 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: 0.6 mi
  • Moscone Center: 0.7 mi
  • 871 Fine Arts: 0.7 mi
  • Coit Tower: 0.8 mi
  • Haas Lilienthal House: 0.8 mi
  • Civic Centre: 0.8 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: 1.1 mi
  • Konko Church of San Francisco: 1.1 mi
  • Lombard Street: 1.1 mi
  • Underwater World: 1.1 mi
  • Aquarium of the Bay: 1.1 mi
  • San Francisco Symphony: 1.1 mi
  • Wax Museum Entertainment Complex: 1.1 mi
  • Pier 39: 1.1 mi
  • San Francisco Experience: 1.2 mi
  • Ghirardelli Square: 1.2 mi
  • Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum: 1.2 mi
  • Japantown: 1.2 mi
  • Pioneer's Monument: 1.2 mi
  • Wyland Gallery: 1.2 mi
  • Japan Center: 1.2 mi
  • Hyde Street Pier: 1.2 mi
  • ATT Park: 1.2 mi
  • Musee Mecanique: 1.3 mi
  • Lands End: 1.6 mi
  • Alcatraz Island: 1.9 mi
  • Walter Adams Gallery: 2.1 mi

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1600
Check-out:
1200

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. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by Orbitz

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Guest Reviews (190)

Ratings and reviews for The Stanford Court

Overall score

4.3 / 5
5.01.0
190 out of 190
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4.7
Hotel staff:
4.5
Room comfort:
4.6
Location:
4.6
Value:
4.3

96% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of The Stanford Court

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Kris in MN
Eden Prairie, MN
Jul 4, 2014

Loved this hotel!

My daughter and I stayed here while loooking at colleges. The staff was warm and attentive, and the hotel was beautiful. We loved that we were right next to the Fairmnt and Mark Hopkins hotel, but were paying FAR less for our room. Convenient to so many of the great sites San Francisco has to offer, including being right on the cable car line. Outstanding value.

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

Do NOT miss the view/food at the Top of The Mark - women, note - you will not be seated if you are wearing short shorts, otherwise its fairly casual.

Review of The Stanford Court

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Jacob C
Washington DC
Jul 3, 2014

excellent hotel near union sq

this hotel could not have been more perfect. its a beautiful building, professional staff, and conveniently located only a few blocks from unions square.

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

be careful of "short walks" as the hills in SF can be pretty intense!

Review of The Stanford Court

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Bonesaw
England
Jun 28, 2014

Superb city getaway

Perfect hotel in an excellent location minutes from Union Square. Tram stop directly outside hotel to various points of interest within the city. Friendly, helpful staff and free bicycle use as part of your stay. Would not hesitate to return to this vibrant city with fabulous restaurants and bars. Stanford Court is the perfect Hotel and would recommend to all.

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

If you wish to visit Alcatraz then use the official website and book online well in advance of your trip especially for the evening cruises.

Review of The Stanford Court

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Montanaaddie
Mount Prospect, IL
Jun 10, 2014

Great Location

This Hotel was in an amazing location but it is on top of a very steep hill. If you are looking for a great workout on your trip this is the PERFECT hotel for you. Besides the my legs burning everytime we came back to our hotel everything was great.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
3
Dining tip: Long walk from hotel

The dining areas are not too far away from the hotel. The issue is that they are all downhill; the walk back up to the hotel is NOT fun!! We once had to take a taxi back up because we were so exhausted from all of our sightseeing earlier in the day.

Review of The Stanford Court

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
On a vacation
Washington, DC
May 26, 2014

Nob Hill Comfort

The Stanford Court is a true San Francisco experience. The rooms are lovely and well laid out, we had a great view of the Bay and Transamerica Pyramid, and we could dinging of the cable cars down below. However, you do get an unintentional extreme hill work out every time you leave and came back -- those views come at a price! Other pros: close to the delight of Chinatown, the cable car museum, shopping at Union Square, and there are great breakfasts in the lobby restaurant.

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

Cable car museum is free and fascinating. It's small and won't take up much of your time, but is worth exploring.

Review of The Stanford Court

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Greg222
Ohio
May 26, 2014

Great vacation location

Hotel was excellent, as was the staff. Great location to get around the city

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Review of The Stanford Court

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
sLee2567
kansas
May 8, 2014

great stay

Great location. We had a good time staying there. Everyone was friendly and very helpful.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of The Stanford Court

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Patty Chavous
Anaheim Hills Ca
May 6, 2014

Great couple getaway

Nice hotel comfortable rooms great staff. The location is perfect close to everything. Would definitely return again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Review of The Stanford Court

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Paul retired traveller
Marlborough, England
May 5, 2014

wonderful staff

Great hotel in ideal location. Rooms clean, spacious and very comfortable. Staff are very polite and always helpful. Shops and the Bay area are within walking distance for the energetic, with a cable car stop a few yards away for the less so. The hotel has helped make our stay in San Francisco most enjoyable. I would recommend it as a place to stay to anyone.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of The Stanford Court

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
lskjdiofns
Business
Denver, Colorado
May 5, 2014

Great location

The location was great and walking distance to many good restaurants and some tourist sites. Our room was right on California St., so it was pretty noisy and difficult sleeping. Next time we will ask for a room on the court side of the hotel if possible.

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

Business

Entertainment tip: Short walk from hotel

The cable Car Museum and Union Square are fairly short walks from the hotel and must - see points of interest.

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