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San Francisco has cultures, cuisine and bridges galore

San Francisco offers one of the most culturally diverse vacations in the world for sophisticated travelers who want to experience a quirky, vibrant and aesthetically pleasing city. Business travelers can combine meetings or conferences with the extraordinary pleasure of relaxing in this charming seaside location. The City by the Bay features historic sites from California's Gold Rush days, stories and attitudes fostered when San Francisco served as the West Coast's major port, and distinctive Art Deco skyscrapers. There are lots of independent high-end boutiques, book stores, antique shops, galleries, free-trade coffee houses and one of the world's most diverse and upscale culinary scenes.

Things to see and do

You could spend weeks in San Francisco and barely sample the available attractions. The top attractions include:

The Golden Gate Bridge

One of the most photographed structures on Earth, the Golden Gate Bridge impresses travelers with its majestic beauty, staggering engineering, pedestrian walkway and bike traffic. Vehicles cross to and from Marin County at the rate of 120,000 per day. Gateway to California's wine country, the Golden Gate Bridge spans 1.7 miles.


San Francisco's Chinese community is the oldest on the continent and the largest in the world outside of Asia. Visitors enjoy authentic Chinese restaurants, markets and the crowded, bustling streets where mahjong players compete. There are Cantonese conversations, street performers, local pageantry and pagoda-tiled roofs.

Cable cars

Cable cars have been a symbol of the area since the 19th century, and the two remaining active routes are the world's last manually-operated systems. Cable car rides offer stunning views of San Francisco's steep hills, Fisherman's Wharf, Union Square, Telegraph Hill and North Beach.

Fisherman's Wharf

Ride a cable car to Fisherman's Wharf, where you'll find specialty seafood restaurants, hotels, attractions, fishing piers, fresh seafood and produce in open-air markets, shopping, bay cruises and astonishing views.

Lombard Street

The world's most crooked street attracts visitors from all over the world, and its hairpin turns are designed to prevent uncontrolled descents on the street's steep gradient. The Russian Hill landmark thoroughfare passes some of the city's most stately mansions and features riotous colors from blossoming flowers in the spring and summer.


Famous in the 1960s as the center of the “Summer of Love,” the Haight-Ashbury district still attracts modern-day hippies and rock performers. The Bohemian ambiance now includes bars, vintage clothing stores, restaurants and boutiques as well as the book, record and alternative shops that made the area a beacon for the tie-dyed, flower-powered culture of the late 1960s and early 1970s.


San Francisco hotels include luxury five-star hotels with every amenity, boutique properties, budget-friendly Victorian bed and breakfast accommodations, and small European-style hotels. Find a room with a view of The Golden Gate Bridge, Telegraph Hill, Alcatraz Island or the North Beach Area. Although small geographically, San Francisco offers some of the most diverse and distinct neighborhoods that visitors would expect to find only in larger cities.

Best Time to Visit the San Francisco Bay Area

Temperatures in San Francisco range from the low 50s to the high 70s year-round, but the wind can make it seem colder. Visitors seeking summer sun and beach activities might be disappointed, but the surfing is good at Land's End. Mark Twain once said, “The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco.” Although an exaggeration, the quote underlies the truth about the area, which can be foggy, cold and windy during the summer months. September and October are the most favorable months to visit the city, and early spring is also nice. Despite the cooler temperatures and windy conditions, people visit year-round for the remarkable attractions, restaurants and old fashioned charm of the San Francisco Bay Area.

Recently booked San Francisco hotels

Hotel Last booked Stars Price from
Hotel Nikko San Francisco
Union Square-Nob Hill
2 hours ago 4 stars $169
The Mosser Hotel
Financial District - South of Market
2 hours ago 3 stars $89
Parc 55 Wyndham San Francisco - Union Square
Union Square-Nob Hill
2 hours ago 4 stars $139
InterContinental SAN FRANCISCO
Financial District - South of Market
3 hours ago 4 stars $179
Warwick San Francisco Hotel
Union Square-Nob Hill
3 hours ago 4 stars $139
Omni San Francisco Hotel
Union Square-Nob Hill
3 hours ago 4 stars $198
The Stanford Court
Union Square-Nob Hill
4 hours ago 4 stars $133
Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Union Square-Nob Hill
4 hours ago 4 stars $169
W San Francisco 5 hours ago 4 stars $159
The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square
Union Square-Nob Hill
5 hours ago 4 stars $166

Recently Rated San Francisco Hotels

Hotel Reviews Stars Price from
Inn on Broadway
Fisherman's Wharf
2.9 / 5
102 reviews
2 stars $71
Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Union Square-Nob Hill
3.9 / 5
505 reviews
4 stars $169
Grand Hyatt San Francisco on Union Square
Union Square-Nob Hill
4.2 / 5
193 reviews
4 stars $179
San Francisco Marriott Union Square
Union Square-Nob Hill
4.1 / 5
89 reviews
4 stars $189
The Hotel California - A Piece of Pineapple Hospitality
Union Square-Nob Hill
3.5 / 5
71 reviews
3 stars $109
Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre Hotel
Union Square-Nob Hill
3.7 / 5
230 reviews
3 stars $109
Nob Hill Hotel
Union Square-Nob Hill
3.2 / 5
177 reviews
3 stars $110
Parc 55 Wyndham San Francisco - Union Square
Union Square-Nob Hill
4.0 / 5
508 reviews
4 stars $139
Fisherman's Wharf
3.7 / 5
342 reviews
3 stars $126
Bay Bridge Inn
Financial District - South of Market
3.5 / 5
50 reviews
2 stars $99

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From $133

1 The Stanford Court

4 stars
4.3 / 5 195 reviews

905 California Street Map

Free, Fast and Reliable WIFI in your room!

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,... More

Awesome Weekend Getaway
We had a great room away with a nice view. We were spending a christmas holiday weekend and could not have asked for a better location or stay.
Jan 23, 2015
From $139

2 Parc 55 Wyndham San Francisco - Union Square

4 stars
4.0 / 5 508 reviews

55 Cyril Magnin St Map

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See the San Francisco sights from downtown and bay With rapid transport and international airport links, Parc 55 Wyndham Union Square hotel acts as a gateway for visitors to the beautiful city and... More

uniom square stay
I enjoyed my stay with my family and we enjoyed our stay at the parc 55 for the first time union square was amazing wish the homeless guys wasn't always on the side by my car
Jan 22, 2015
From $169

3 Hotel Nikko San Francisco

4 stars
4.2 / 5 323 reviews

222 Mason Street Map

Book now and Save 7 % off

Sophistication with an Asian flair and an indoor pool near Union SquareHotel Nikko feels more like Hong Kong than San Francisco. The lobby is spacious, featuring white marble and rooms are... More

nice location,
this hotel is clean and organized, closed to everywhere
Jan 24, 2015
From $169

4 Hilton San Francisco Union Square

4 stars
3.9 / 5 505 reviews

333 O'Farrell Street Map

Rate includes breakfast for 2

San Francisco's Union Square First Class Accommodations A 46-story building located in the heart of downtown San Francisco, the Hilton San Francisco Union Square hotel is one of the tallest &... More

close to entertaiment
walking distance to everywhere, fisherman wharf and exploitorium, shopping and great restaurants
Jan 27, 2015
From $89

5 The Opal San Francisco

3 stars
3.5 / 5 644 reviews

1050 Van Ness Avenue Map

Historic hotel and spacious suites -- walking distance to Union Square Dating back to 1908, this five-story Union Square hotel still boasts the stained glass windows, period antiques and... More

Was pleased with cleanliness and friendly staff. I'd stay here again
Jan 22, 2015
From $198

6 Omni San Francisco Hotel

4 stars
4.5 / 5 235 reviews

500 California Street at Montgomery Map

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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... More

Omni SF
This is a great hotel. I always love staying at an Omni because you know what to expect. Loved the location as well!
Jan 23, 2015
From $161


4 stars
4.2 / 5 227 reviews

999 California Street Map

Beautiful views of the city at historical, iconic Nob Hill hotel The Intercontinental Mark Hopkins San Francisco opened in 1926 at the crest of Nob Hill and has been wowing visitors ever... More

Weekend in San Fran
We were in town for a wedding at the Fairmont. Stayed at the Mark because it was less expensive and right across the street. The room was very comfortable but a little noisy, we were on the...
Jan 21, 2015
From $183

8 Monaco San Francisco, a Kimpton Hotel

4 stars
4.3 / 5 68 reviews

501 Geary Street Map

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Award-winning Californian hospitality meets classic French chicStep into another world upon entering the upmarket elegance of the Monaco San Francisco, a Kimpton Hotel. This Beaux Arts building was... More

Great honeymoon
Very nice hotel, staff was very nice and helpful. Room was great and overall liked and satisfied. I wish my trip was longer to enjoy the hotel and their amenities.
Jan 21, 2015
From $89

9 The Mosser Hotel

3 stars
3.8 / 5 258 reviews

54 Fourth Street Map

Walking distance to Moscone Center & Union Square

Modern boutique hotel with recording studio near Union Square Quirky, modern and ultra-hip, The Mosser Hotel is the only lodging option in San Francisco with a state-of-the-art recording... More

Good for the price
Pros: Very good location While not cheap, it was the least expensive hotel available at the time Interesting, old-fashioned atmosphere Cons: Extremely tiny room. There is no room to walk around....
Jan 24, 2015
From $159

10 Orchard Garden Hotel

4 stars
4.3 / 5 255 reviews

466 Bush St. Map

Advance Purchase - Non Refundable

Eco-friendly San Francisco hotel with organic dining near Union SquareThe Orchard Garden Hotel represents San Francisco's first generation of truly eco-friendly hotels, built to national standards... More

whoa....not what I would expect for 4 stars
This hotel is well past its prime. I stayed here for only 1 of the 4 nights I was booked. The entire place is outdated. When I was working restaurant or bar. Stains on an old couch. Dim...
Dec 29, 2014
From $171

11 Palomar San Francisco, a Kimpton Hotel

4 stars
4.1 / 5 38 reviews

12 Fourth Street Map

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Hidden gem off the beaten track  Best described as a sort of boho-luxe style, the secluded Palomar San Francisco, a Kimpton Hotel occupies the top five floors of a beautiful historic building... More

Very cool hotel
Stayed here for a romantic weekend getaway with the girlfriend. Set up rose petals and candles in the jacuzzi king room. They accommodated every request and were very communicable. Excellent room...
Jan 15, 2015
From $166

12 The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square

4 stars
4.1 / 5 376 reviews

335 Powell Street Map

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Legendary Union Square hotel combines comfort, class The Westin St. Francis is the only hotel that actually sits on Union Square. The main building dates back to 1904, and many public areas... More

A first class operation all around. Great location. Great service. Great hotel. Best value. Thank you,Thank you,Thank you.
Jan 5, 2015
From $169

13 San Francisco Marriott Marquis

4 stars
4.1 / 5 286 reviews

780 Mission Street Map

Rate includes breakfast

Convenience for business travelers and families in SoMa The 39-story San Francisco Marriott Marquis caters to two very different customers: business travelers and families. On the business... More

Fun family trip.
We had a great time at the hotel. The concierge was really helpful on planning out our days. Close to public transportation. Room was clean and nice.
Dec 24, 2014
From $191

14 Hotel Vitale

4 stars
4.5 / 5 17 reviews

8 Mission Street Map

Hotel Vitale opened in an ideal location for business in the financial district and for leisure as it is on the Embarcadero waterfront and across the street from the landmark Ferry Building. The... More

spacious and comfortable
I checked in late, around 10pm and they offered me a late checkout time of 2pm the next day. I took an uber to a bar and totally felt comfortable walking around the financial district at night....
Oct 13, 2014
From $179

15 Grand Hyatt San Francisco on Union Square

4 stars
4.2 / 5 193 reviews

345 Stockton St Map

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High-rise elegance only a block from Union SquareLocated a block from bustling Union Square, the 36-story Grand Hyatt San Francisco towers over many of the other hotels in the area. Elegance is the... More

Road Trip
Check in was smooth, all staff was friendly. Located close to sightseeing and nightlife. Loved my experience here!!!
Jan 27, 2015
From $179

16 InterContinental SAN FRANCISCO

4 stars
4.4 / 5 97 reviews

888 Howard Street Map

Downtown hotel with an extensive grappa cocktail selection at Bar 888The InterContinental San Francisco towers over the city, providing one of the newest upscale hotel destinations in the Bay Area.... More

Great Experience
Our visit in InterContinental San Francisco was short but truly brilliant. Next time I will choose the same hotel. Clean Cozy pool, Nice kind stuff, and very comfortable location. Valet Parking is...
Oct 21, 2014
From $179

17 Sir Francis Drake, a Kimpton Hotel

4 stars
3.9 / 5 158 reviews

450 Powell Street Map

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Legendary grandeur with modern convenience and views in Union SquareGrand in architecture and design, the Sir Francis Drake is a majestic hotel with connections to the past and present. The... More

So fancy, and handy!
Got a deal on this and took it, upon recommendation from a friend who had stayed here. We were in SF for just a few days, and found our stay very comfortable and its location made our adventures in...
Dec 1, 2014
From $139

18 The Prescott, a Kimpton Hotel

4 stars
3.7 / 5 85 reviews

545 Post Street Map

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The Prescott Hotel a boutique hotel near San Francisco s Union Square is where Great Taste resides. Featuring beautifully appointed guestrooms suites and the unsurpassed elegance of our Club... More

Last minute getaway
I booked the hotel on my ipad on the way to the city. Found that it had better than average reviews for the price. We wanted a pet friendly hotel and to be near Union Square as to not require a...
Sep 8, 2014
From $169

19 Hotel Adagio, Autograph Collection

4 stars
4.0 / 5 190 reviews

550 Geary Street Map

Rate Includes Breakfast

Intimate boutique comfort and personal attention right by Union Square"Handsome" and "debonair" are two words guests use to describe the Hotel Adagio, situated just two blocks from San Francisco's... More

Overpriced and shabby
First time I tried this hotel. Chose it due to central location and it sounded good. Would not rush back. Way overpriced. I arrived with baggage off a long flight. No doorman to meet me - taxi...
Dec 8, 2014
From $199

20 Hyatt Regency San Francisco

4 stars
4.1 / 5 133 reviews


Bed & Breakfast for 2

Iconic luxury and fusion cuisine along San Francisco EmbarcaderoViews abound from the 17-story Hyatt Regency San Francisco, a high-rise hotel with an inimitable profile along the city's... More

Excellent San Francisco Accommidations
This hotel is outstanding for the business traveller.
Jan 25, 2015