San Francisco Hotels
The Fairmont San Francisco presents an awe-inspiring picture of historic San Francisco. It has been host to some of the most influential people and important events throughout its 107-year history. The hotel offers 62 well-appointed suites including the famed 6,000 sq-ft Penthouse as well as unforgettable bespoke service.
Insider Tip: Reserve a Signature Room for jaw-dropping views of the City by the Bay.
Villa Florence Hotel embodies the feel of a modern Italian villa, providing exceptional service and accommodation. Featuring 182 deluxe guestrooms and suites, Villa Florence offers comfort and premium amenities. Babysitting service, laundry service, safety deposit boxes, meeting facilities and airport transfers are also available.
Insider Tip: Located in the heart of shopping district Union Square, the streets may be too loud for your liking at night. Request for a quieter room if needed.
Hotel Nikko offers 533 elegantly-appointed rooms, including 22 suites. Be pampered by amenities such as Subarashee Yume pillow-top beds, high-speed Wi-Fi, plasma TV and iPod player. The exclusive Imperial Club Lounge serves a light breakfast each morning and a wine and beer reception each evening.
Insider Tip: Grab massive international customer discounts at Macy's when you redeem coupons at the visitor center. Don't forget to bring your ID.
The city’s most luxurious hotel – located in the vibrant SoMa (South of Market) district – takes the concept of service to new levels. Your personal butler leads you to your plush suite (among the city's largest) where he unpacks your luggage. He is also on call to make reservations for the best shows or restaurants in the city, or to chauffeur you into town in a Bentley. The pampering continues in the Remede Spa, which boasts an infinity pool with city views. After a dip, refuel on Japanese and European-influenced dishes in the Michelin-star restaurant, Ame.
Insider Tip: When choosing a room, the higher you go, the better the views. Suite 1408 overlooks the Yerba Buena Gardens and you can lap up city views from its bath.
Revel in luxurious 300-thread count percale bedding, down duvets and an imported Merino wool throw blanket at the Clift. The beautifully crafted furniture in the guestrooms include Starck-designed English sycamore custom king sleigh beds and whimsical wooden chairs in the form of a wheelbarrow.
Insider Tip: Antique lovers have to stay here - Clift has one of the most eclectic furniture collections in all of California, including chairs from Ray and Charles Eames and a coffee table by Salvador Dali.
This hotel is a tranquil urban oasis, located on the Embarcadero waterfront with Bay views. Each of the contemporary bedrooms and suites features 440-thread-count sheets, deep limestone-lined baths and all the mod cons, including LCD flat-screen TVs. The excellent Americano restaurant serves, interestingly, Italian-style fare and the cocktail lounge with views onto the water is the place to go for a pre-supper G&T.
Insider Tip: Light sleepers should request a Superior room, overlooking the courtyard and is so quiet you'd hear a pin drop.
Hotel Vertigo is a 102-room hotel that is renowned for its simplicity and admired for its unique character. The hotel playfully feeds off the style of Hitchcock’s classic movie “Vertigo”, as a portion of the movie was filmed on location. Situated in the lower Nob Hill area of San Francisco, its location provides easy access to Union Square.
Insider Tip: Movie buffs - Judy’s room was 501 in the movie, but the actual room at the hotel is 401.
To boast the title of the greenest hotel in what is considered one of the world's greenest cities is some accolade. And it is one that is well deserved for the Orchard Garden Hotel – the first hotel in California built to the national standards for green buildings according to the US Green Building Council. Its 86 spacious and airy rooms, mostly done up in beige, feature maple furniture from sustainable forests and organic Aveda products in the bathroom. The sunny rooftop terrace is a nice spot to sit and ponder your sightseeing plans, and the Roots restaurant serves local organic produce.
Insider Tip: Heading into town? A complimentary car service can drop you off anywhere in the city every morning.