Hotels in San Francisco

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Housed in the 1907 Haslett Warehouse, the Argonaut is the only hotel located in the Maritime National Historical Park. As such, the hotel overlooks the... Read More

San Francisco’s classic Union Square collides with modern tech culture at this restored turn-of-the-century hotel. The 152 guest rooms with urban... Read More

In 2001, Ian Schrager took over this 1915 Theater District landmark (it’s also close to the not-so-scenic Tenderloin), and the entire city... Read More

Situated on a private dock in Rainbow Harbor, this unusual bed-and-breakfast rents six furnished yachts for overnight stays. Ranging from 38 to 54 feet,... Read More

A short walk from the hustle and bustle of Fisherman’s Wharf proper, the Fairmont Heritage Place, Ghirardelli Square offers sweeping views of San... Read More

A head-to-toe renovation in 2009 perked up this plush high-rise; rooms have floor-to-ceiling windows, black granite credenzas, and Eames chairs.  Read More

Located in a century-old building in the SoMa district, the Good Hotel is a 117-room boutique property billed as the first “hotel with a... Read More

Although the guiding motif is the Beat era, this 15-room hotel feels more like a 1930’s pensione in Florence, only without the meals—and... Read More

The 161-room Hotel Carlton puts a strong emphasis on green technology and community involvement. This lower Nob Hill hotel supports much of its energy... Read More

Renovated in 2006, this 1950’s motor lodge is now a vibrant boutique hotel painted in festive shades of yellow, orange, and blue. The hotel is... Read More

The hostel style of the Hotel des Arts does not draw customers with its luxury or amenities; instead, people come for the location and avant-garde art.... Read More

Hotel Diva is a flashy with its contemporary design: a fluid glass-wall entry marks the lobby, while guest rooms boast cobalt blue carpet, leather... Read More

This boutique hotel offers travelers a much-needed stylish yet affordable alternative to downtown’s old school status quo. 151 well-appointed rooms come... Read More

Part eco-friendly, part rock-and-roll, the Triton is most famous for its seven “celebrity suites,” individually designed by music stars like... Read More

Alfred Hitchcock’s Vertigo was filmed at this lower Nob Hill landmark, formerly the York Hotel. Reopened as Hotel Vertigo in 2008, the renovated... Read More

Located on the waterfront near the Ferry Building, SoMa, and Financial District, this waterfront hotel boasts some of the best real estate in the city.... Read More

Aptly situated in San Francisco’s techie South of Market hub, Hotel Zetta conforms to its environment, with wired amenities (plasma TVs and in-room... Read More

With only 30 rooms, this narrow, six-story inn provides personalized service as well as a convenient location less than a mile from high-end Union... Read More

Set in an 1872 mansion, the 21-room property brims with authentic Victorian details—ornate woodwork; marble fireplaces; featherbeds—minus... Read More

This 19-story hotel was constructed in 1926 on the same site as the preexisting mansion of Mark Hopkins, a tycoon who created the Central Pacific... Read More

San Franciscans are obsessed with views, and the Loews Regency indulges them: its 158 guest rooms occupy the 38th to 48th floors of a downtown... Read More

Opened in 1913 as the Keystone Hotel, the Mosser—purchased by composer Charles W. Mosser in 1981—still retains its Victorian style in the... Read More

First built as a bank in 1926, this 17-story Nob Hill hotel retains much of its original Renaissance-style architecture. Behind a red-brick and... Read More

Set in San Francisco’s tiny, unofficial French Quarter, the Orchard Garden feels exactly like a spiffy little Left Bank hotel—one that&rsquo... Read More

This historic motor lodge is infamous for housing dozens of rock star musicians over the last five decades. Now a verdant interior courtyard and heated... Read More

Housed in a 1917 building within a mile of Union Square, Moscone Center, and the Powell Street cable cars, this Kimpton hotel combines a convenient... Read More

Located near popular San Francisco destinations like Fisherman’s Wharf, Union Square, and Golden Gate Park, the Queen Anne Hotel on Sutter Street... Read More

A neoclassical landmark in an ideal location—perched on a quiet street near Union Square, and next to the California Street cable car line. All 336... Read More

Formerly Huntington Hotel & Nob Hill Spa ... Read More

Ideal for first-time visitors, this four-story hotel is within walking distance of the wharf and less than two miles from the Embarcadero and Union... Read More

Generously sized, contemporary rooms have marble accents, chaise lounges, soaking tubs open to the room, and partial views of downtown San Francisco.... Read More

When the honchos from LVMH and Neiman Marcus come to town, the 110-room Campton Place is where they stay. The hotel is on the preferred (i.e., east)... Read More

All signs of kitsch are gone from this property (previously the anime-themed Hotel Tomo). Now, San Francisco's newest boutique hotel shines like a... Read More

High atop Nob Hill, the Fairmont San Francisco offers panoramic view of the city and elegant historic architecture fit for royals. Three restaurants, a... Read More

Opened in 1911, this eight-floor Art Nouveau hotel is located between the financial district and Moscone Convention Center, just a six-minute walk from... Read More

The 48-room Inn at the Opera brings a reverence for the arts to the city's Hayes Valley area. Within walking distance from the Davies Symphony Hall and... Read More

A former army barracks that is now a 22-room Georgian revival-style inn with relaxed country-chic rooms. Located near the Golden Gate Bridge, among the... Read More

Grand architecture and old world charm set atop Nob Hill make this one of San Francisco’s most classic luxury hotels. Its rich woods, elegant fabrics,... Read More

Fresh from a major renovation in 2015, this historic hotel boasts Victorian décor in its spacious guestrooms, which feature 11-foot ceilings and picture... Read More

Zoom up 32 stories in one of the glass-walled elevator cars for one of the best views in the city—you can even spot Alcatraz Island. Read More

An urban hotel with an electric feel, a lively lounge with a live DJ, and frequent art exhibitions, film screenings, and fashion events. Rooms have... Read More

Meet friends or colleagues at the Westin St. Francis’ famous 1907 Magneta grandfather clock. The hotel’s 1904 Landmark building and 32-story... Read More

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